Hey everyone! The first Healthy Intentions 21 Day Mini Challenge officially came to a close on Thursday night, so I wanted to post a little recap to let you guys know how it went for me. Continue reading “21 Day Mini Challenge Recap”
For the mornings when you need life to give you a hand or two, THIS SHAKE is your answer. Continue reading “Iced Coffee Protein Shake”
5 Steps to Maintaining a Healthy Lifestyle With Your Career
We all go to work. It’s how we make a living, it’s satisfying, it’s tiring, and, unfortunately, it’s the reason why our health and fitness can get put on the back burner at times. Whether you’ve been holding a 9-5 job for years, are fresh out of college and getting acclimated to full-time work life, or still a student, I’m writing this post for YOU.
We’ve all heard time and time again how it supposedly takes 21 days to break or build a habit. That’s 21 days of changing something that your mind and body have been conditioned to doing for an extended period of time. That’s 21 days of not doing something you most likely enjoy, but would be better off without. That could also be 21 days of introducing a new healthy habit into your life that you’re not accustomed to doing. Either way, habits are hard to break and we all fall victim to a few unhealthy ones here and there. It takes some perseverance and strong desire to kick these little annoyances to the curb.
That’s where this 21 Day Mini Challenge comes into play. Continue reading “21 Day Mini Challenge”
These little energy-packed balls of joy are full of protein and fiber, perfect for a midday snack or pre-workout fuel up, and super easy to make. No oven necessary. You might even have all the ingredients in your cupboard already. Continue reading “Oatmeal Peanut Butter Power Balls”
Why do you work out? What is your motivation behind your work outs?
My answer: I work out to feel good.
Exercising makes me feel healthy and alive. I feel strong and lean when I run. I feel energized and powerful when I cycle. I absolutely love the feeling of a good sweat and some sore muscles, and I feel accomplished knowing that I’m doing amazing things for my body. Continue reading “Work Out To Feel Good”
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