The Best New Year’s Resolution I Ever Made

How a promise to eat healthy and quit smoking 13 years ago changed my life.

Thirteen years ago, I made two decisions that changed my life: I quit smoking and started living a healthy lifestyle. One pregnancy and a million other life changes later, and I’m still doing it. This is the story of the New Year’s resolution that changed my life. A Little Backstory My generation may have been the […]

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5 Natural Ways To Treat Sports Injuries

5 natural ways to treat sports injuries and speed recovery

It was Thanksgiving Day and I had rushed to the gym to try and fit in a workout before spending time with the fam. I was on my first set of hurried step-ups when I lost my balance and stepped down hard on the support for the bench, rolling my ankle. I watched in the […]

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What I Learned From A Year Of Zero Workout Motivation

Lost your workout motivation? Here are three tips for staying more consistent.

Google “workout motivation” and you’ll find everything from ripped bodybuilders shaming people into hitting the gym, to quotes like “Slow motivation is better than no motivation.” What you won’t find is a picture of me. At least not this year. For the past 12 months, I’ve been super inconsistent and generally meh on exercise. I’m not […]

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Sweat App: Why I Spent $120 On An iPhone Workout Subscription

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I’m a sucker for a sale. So when I signed up for a free trial of Kayla Itsines’ Sweat app and it offered me a year at half price, it took very little more to get me to click “buy.” Truth be told, I’d been mulling it over since Sweat launched in 2015. I had […]

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How To Work Out At Home…Without Falling Off The Wagon

A lot of people tell me they’d never be able to stick to a home exercise program because they won’t make themselves do it. I get it. It’s not for everyone. Some people genuinely need the group energy of a class atmosphere to thrive. But for loners like me, home exercise programs like BBG, Tone […]

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Move This: Pushups

No matter how strong you are, pushups suck. Maybe not for the first five, or even 10 or 20, but eventually you hit that point where your arms are shaking, your back feels like it’s collapsing and you aren’t sure you’ll be able to peel yourself off the floor if you go down for even […]

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Fit Goals: 2018 Edition

I say it every year: I don’t believe in New Year’s resolutions. (If you want to change your life for the better, why wait until January 1?) I do, however, believe in goal-setting and I think the year-long time period can provide a satisfying measure of our ability to improve. Last year my fitness goals […]

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