I’m Proud of My Butt

“Don’t you think that’s a little unhealthy? Maybe you should diet.” Um, no. No thank you. Why would someone even decide to open their mouth and say that? I’m proud of my butt. I grew up in a house where ‘big butt’ was synonymous to words like bad, unhealthy, and even sickly. Butts may have been the greatest physical disaster in the world- at least, that’s what I was taught. As a 20-year-old with much […]

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The Busy Girl’s Guide to Weekly Workout Planning – Simplified

If you want that killer body, and if you’re willing to work hard AF for it, AND if you crave that post-workout endorphin rush: this is for you, biotch. Here’s where I tell you the absolute why’s to how this workout kicks ya booty: It burns calories like a motha. It builds muscle like a sleek toning beach babe You feel great and can make gains without having to switch out your weekly workouts every […]

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Go-To (Fashionable & Functional) Leg-Day Outfits

Have you ever spent more time staring at the clothes in your wardrobe than it actually takes to walk to the gym before a workout? Have you ever been disappointed in the final gym-attire-approved outfit that you have to settle with? Have you ever been so flabbergasted by the lack of variety and disclosure in online shopping? Well, if you have, then welcome home. Dressing for a run is literally so easy- in the summer, […]

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35 Blush-Inspired, Completely Fire Songs to Hype Up Your Workout

You may or may not have noticed, but this blushed-up shade of pink is so very in (yay!) and all over the beautiful internet world. Whether caught in Pinterest or fashion mags, it’s here and it’s staying! It just speaks to my aesthetic- it’s warm, kind, but bold (coming from someone who once would only wear gray) enough to change your mood. It inspires, it’s trendy, and it’s a big hit- and speaking of this trend, this […]

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The Forgotten Part of Getting Fit

Just do it. The iconic slogan of Nike is applicable to so much more than just sports. Its messages could be interpreted in so many different ways: each person has the ability to apply it to their own life by their own application. That’s why it’s successful as an athletic brand, too. If you’ve been considering running, well then just do it. That’s all fine and dandy- getting up and off the couch is a fantastic […]

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My Fitness Story

Every story has to start somewhere, right? Well, sadly mine starts in a very dark, (boring), and miserable place. I think my food issues started in the seventh grade when a bunch of gal pals had a gal fight and cut me out of the group for not taking sides- not that I’m blaming them (at all!), that incident caused me to turn to food to cope. I felt like I couldn’t control anything and […]

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5 Life Lessons Learned from Lifting Weights

I could say that I’m an experienced weight-lifter (haha no), but that’d be a seasoned stretch of the imagination. However, I’ve been heavily lifting since December 2015- approximately 1.5 years ago. Thanks to my super athletic, form-critical, and lovingly protective boyfriend, I’ve learned how to properly challenge myself and make sure that I’m not feeding any future injuries with unhealthy habits.

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