• Fitness,  Lifestyle

    An Introduction to Yoga

    I’ve gone off and on workout kicks since I was about ten years old. Ten years old. It’s embarrassing to admit that I have been aware of my body weight since elementary school, but it’s the truth. I remember doing endless crunches and training for running the mile in gym class (I wasn’t the most athletic child, and I was really self-conscious about it). It’s sad that not only my young adulthood, but also my “carefree” kid years were riddled with body image issues. But that’s how it was. I’m not going to say I don’t still struggle with my body image, but as I’ve gotten older, I’ve developed healthier…

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    Fitness,  Lifestyle

    10 Tips to Stay Fit in the New Year

    It’s a new year, and you are ready to change your life around. 2017 was a bit of a hot mess (or maybe it wasn’t), so you’re swearing 2018 is your year to get your crap together. The top of your priority list? Finally hitting the gym and eating clean. It’s so easy to write out these goals on the first of the year, but to actually follow through with them? Easier than you think. I’ve got 10 tips for how you can accomplish your goals in 2018 and be the best you yet (or at least a healthier you). 1. Don’t lose site of your goals. It’s so easy…

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    Top 5 Tips to Stay Healthy During the Holidays

    When you’re in your routine and the days blur together, it’s easy to stay healthy and fit. You meal prep, you work, you go to the gym — boom. But, when it’s this time of year, it can be a lot harder to squeeze in gym time and say no to the extra sweets around the house. With the holidays in full-swing, keep these helpful tips in mind for staying fit, but also enjoying time with friends and family. It’s essential to not lose sight of your healthy lifestyle and goals during the holidays, but it’s also important to live life to the fullest, which sometimes means indulging in a Christmas cookie…

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    Fitness,  Lifestyle

    My Weight Loss Journey

    Sport: noun. an activity involving physical exertion and skill in which an individual or team competes against another or others for entertainment. Source: Google Dictionary Sport: verb. exerting energy to perform physical activity, typically in a group setting with some element of competition. Source: Kimberly Honiball I use the word “sport” as a verb on a regular basis — as in, I do not sport. As a kid, I sported quite often. I played basketball from the ages of 8 until 12 and attended camps during the summer (I promise I have like 15 trophies in my childhood room from the competitions I won [not just participation trophies]). I also played volleyball in middle school…