The holiday season has begun and so has the holiday shopping. I absolutely love shopping for gifts for people I love in my life and am definitely the type of person to get REAL personal when giving gifts – What do they want? What do they need? What do they not want or need but […]Read more "Holiday Gift Guide ft. Favorite Products"
The past weekend, I had the chance to compete in my second free+unofficial powerlifting meet at my school. Similar to last year, I didn’t prep/peak for it and did not want to max out (because I plan on continuing the program Mike wrote for me), but I did manage to hit some PR’s I’m pretty […]Read more "Unofficial Powerlifting Meet #2 Recap"
If you’re like me and love omelettes, then this recipe is perfect for you. When you cook egg yolks, it can damage some of the fats and the valuable nutrients they contain. Because of that, I do my best to avoid omelettes and scrambled eggs now. However, this recipe combines both omelettes and sunny-side-up eggs […]Read more "Loaded Sunny Side Up Eggs – Recipe"
Eating disorders are no joke, and while I have not personally had one myself, I’ve seen and talked with people who have. So when someone brought Orthorexia Nervosa up to me, I looked it up, and figured I’d talk a little bit about it. For those of you who haven’t heard of Orthorexia Nervosa, here’s […]Read more "Do I Have an Eating Disorder?"
All over social media I see fitness models and fitness “gurus” taking pictures of themselves flexing their abs while holding junk food. Now if they want to do this, I don’t care. It is their life and they can do what they want. The issue I have is that it is very misleading to the […]Read more "Sexy and Sick"
Carbohydrates have been debated heavily in the world of nutrition as of late. Many still believe that you should avoid fat and that carbs are what you should be eating, while others say that you should cut carbs completely. When we talk about carbohydrates in this sense, I am not talking about vegetables. I am […]Read more "A Simple Guide to Complicated Carbs"
There are a lot of health and fitness personalities that say bloating is totally ‘normal’ or ‘natural’. In fact, I see a lot of “30-second before and after” photos talking about how it’s totally okay to be bloated and not everyone can be lean all the time. And while bloating is technically a ‘natural’ reaction […]Read more "What Is Your Bloating Telling You?"