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 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
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 Wednesday Day All! It's been a while since I posted to a back workout, so here is what I have been doing for back day! Basically, I stick to the basics to work on the V-shape we all want. However, I am thinking about adding in a pull-up challenge here shortly. Stay tuned! The … Continue reading #WorkoutWednesday: Back Day Is Back!
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 Wednesday All! It's time to share a push workout again! Honestly, this is probably my favorite day in the gym right now. I love doing dips, benching, and anything shoulder related! Check it out below: 3x10 Body Weight Dips 3x8-12 Flat Barbell Bench [Increasing Weight] 4x10 Incline Dumbell Bench Press 3x10 Cable Flies 3x8 … Continue reading #WorkoutWednesday: Push
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 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
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