Happy Monday All! I'm sure at one point or another, you have heard about the "fat-burning zone." To burn more fat, you should workout at a low-intensity, right? Well, not exactly. This theory is based on relative percentages. When working out at a low intensity, a larger percentage of your burned calories comes from fat. … Continue reading #MotivationMonday: The Truth About the Fat Burning Zone
Happy Monday All! Today, counting macros and flexible dieting is everywhere! There are hundred of different online calculators that will tell you how much protein, fats, and carbohydrates you should be eating to achieve your fitness goals. However, have you ever wondered what is too much or too little protein? As a freshman in college, … Continue reading #MotivationMonday: How Much Protein Do You Need?
Happy Monday All! As my undergraduate career comes to an end, I have felt excessively stressed. Not knowing exactly what the future holds is intimidating and leaves an empty hole inside my stomach. Needless to say, I have felt extremely anxious the past month trying to make decisions on what I am doing after graduation. […]
Happy Monday All! I am typically a goal-lister. What do I mean? Well, anytime I want to accomplish something, I write it down on a piece of paper and either hang it on my wall near my desk or write it in a notebook I periodically look at. However, this time, I wanted to switch … Continue reading #MotivationMonday: Vision Board
Hello Monday! Last week was mentally tough for me. BUT, it's a new week, and it can only go up from here, am I right? And, what's a better way to kick off the week than capturing your favorite things from this past month? Let's get started! Alphalete Hoodie - It literally feels as if … Continue reading #MotivationMonday: January Favorites
Happy Monday All! For this #motivationmonday, I want to talk about social media! Social media is a great source for fitness inspiration! In fact, it's so common, we even coined a term for it: "fitspiration" or "fitspo." It's so easy to log into Instagram or Youtube and find public figures that share tips regarding healthy … Continue reading #MotivationMonday: Is Social Media Hindering Your Goals?
Happy Monday All! It's 6:00am. My alarm goes off, and all I want to do is cover my head with a pillow. I do not want to walk in the cold to go to the gym. All I want to do is stay in bed, and watch movies. Can you relate? We constantly hear people … Continue reading #MotivationMonday: What Does Science Say?
Happy Wednesday All! I hope you all are having a great week! This is an untraditional #workoutwednesday post. While sticking to a plan and grinding 24/7 are great ways to achieve goals, I think rest days and listening to your body is also important. After the past two workouts, I have noticed that my body … Continue reading #WorkoutWednesday: Rest Day Style
Happy Monday All! This past weekend, I sat down and decided it was time to change my workout split! I recently picked up a few activities and wanted to adjust my schedule to ensure I am making it to the gym consistently. Anyway, I want to share my thought process in creating a workout split! … Continue reading #MotivationMonday: How to Write a Workout Split
Here's to another Monday all! This week, I wanted to share some of my favorite quotes that I have encountered over the years. Motivation or inspiration have multiple forms, and one of my favorites is short phrases! Life is tough, my darling, but so are you. -Stephanie Bennett Henry I have held onto this quote … Continue reading #MotivationMonday: Top 5 Quotes