Eliminate Your Cheat Day With This Actual Hack

For a while now, I’ve known that I’m so not-so-subtly an “all or nothing” soul. I’m exactly this way with exercising- it’s so easy to go ham and all in only once a day for an hour or two max. But, I’m not this way with my dieting. There’s one thing that sticks out in all of this: it’s that it’s easy for me to be “all or nothing” in working out because I’m all […]

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You CAN Eat Cake AND Like It, Too. 

Hello Lovelies, Today I caught myself thinking the most DANGEROUS unhealthy thought and I thought that I’d give it a share. In fact, it’s so unhealthy I’m kind of ashamed- but not so ashamed that I’ll hide it. Welp. Here goes: Yesterday Jake (my loving, wonderful, and oh so blessed with heavenly abs boyfriend) bought me cake. And not just any cake: Chocolate Turtle Fudge Cake. Like the kind they sell in squares at Lunds […]

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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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Cozy Up To Fall With These 3 Inspiring Self-Improvement Reads

My mother used to bring me and my three siblings to the library almost every week in the summer. We used to live for this until she implemented one specific rule: only two ‘candy’ books- the books we burned through as quick as candy- easy, thrilling, children/teen genres, fiction, and/or super short reads. And then, the rest of the reads needed to be nonfiction and of course I decided to take dramatic flair to the next […]

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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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The Stories that Stretch Marks Tell

It all started in the ninth grade when my arms began to grow at an alarming rate, closely followed by an equally obnoxious growth in my legs. I spent countless nights losing sleep as the stretching pains shot through my muscles to the bone- leaving post-puberty me with awkwardly long arms and legs and a pretty short torso. Not to mention, I towered over most of my Asian acquaintances and I felt like I stuck […]

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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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