#MotivationMonday: The Truth About the Fat Burning Zone

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

#FoodieFriday: Balsamic Chicken with Roasted Butternut Squash

Happy Friday All! Recently, I have been obsessing over roasted butternut squash. I love the texture, the sweetness of the vegetable, and how you can season it sweetly or savory! It's the perfect side dish to any meal, and this winter squash trumps spaghetti squash. For dinner this week, I made balsamic chicken with roasted … Continue reading #FoodieFriday: Balsamic Chicken with Roasted Butternut Squash

#MotivationMonday: How Much Protein Do You Need?

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?

#FoodieFriday: Taco Tuesday on a Friday

Happy Friday All! Despite the day of the week, I have been recently enjoying a homemade taco/part quesadilla this week! The recipe plays off of my taco salad recipe from a few weeks back. I love these recipes because they can be prepped ahead of time, and they are super easy to make! Check it out below: … Continue reading #FoodieFriday: Taco Tuesday on a Friday

#WorkoutWednesday: Shoulders

Happy Wednesday All! For the first #workoutwednesday of February, I decided to a hit a shoulder workout! Check it out below: 3x8-12 Dumbbell Shoulder Press (increasing weight) 3x12 Seated Lateral Raise Superset: 3x15 Seated Plate Raise 3x10-12 Incline Rear Delt Dumbbell Flies Superset: 3x12 Incline Front Delt Raies 3x10 Standing Lateral Raise Superset: 3x8 Around … Continue reading #WorkoutWednesday: Shoulders

#WorkoutWednesday: Leg Day (Superset Style)

Happy Wednesday All! It's that time of the week again: LEG DAY! I have recently been super-setting weighted exercises with bodyweight exercises to keep the intensity up, and I am loving it! Check it out below: 3x12 Weighted Barbell Pause Squats S.S. 3x15 Bodyweight wide stand squats (squeeze the glutes at the top!) 3x15 Heavy … Continue reading #WorkoutWednesday: Leg Day (Superset Style)