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 Wednesday All! Lately, I have been adding more cardio into my routine to try and lean out for graduation! However, some days, I do NOT want to get on the treadmill or stair master. Rather than force myself to do an unappealing cardio session, I have opted in for EMOM workouts, or every minute … Continue reading #WorkoutWednesday: EMOM Workout
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! Can you believe this is the last Monday of February? I honestly don't know where the past 24 days went. I suppose taking exams has a way of blending time together! With the end of February approaching, I thought I would share my favorite things from this past month! Blue Light Glasses … Continue reading #MotivationMonday: February Favorites
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
Happy Monday All! It's the beginning of the month and time for a new challenge! Rather than have you (and me!) do something different everyday, I wanted this challenge to be something different every week! Check it out below: Feb. 4th - Feb 10th: Increase the number of hours you sleep. How can you do this? … Continue reading #MotivationMonday: February Challenge
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!With the holidays quickly approaching, I wanted to address lack of motivation and how to combat it! Sometimes, it's hard to get a gym session in when family is around and doing holiday festivities. However, I usually follow these five tips to help ensure I am moving everyday and eating healthy food in … Continue reading #MotivationMonday: Don’t Be a Health Grinch!
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 Monday All! During my first year in college, I started following a few fitness public figures on Youtube. I still follow these same channels now (with a few new!), and I love trying out their workouts and food recipes! Youtube gives these athletes a more humanized form versus the edited pictures you may see … Continue reading #MotivationMonday: My Favorite Youtube Channels