I'm not happy with me. My body, my health, my general well being. I'm disappointed in how I've let myself fall into bad habits and my general disregard for how I feel on a day-to-day basis. … [Read more...]
I Have a Confession to Make
Confession: I suck. There, I said it and it's true. Here I've been running around preaching how to 'be healthy' and 'eat real food' and 'get all up in the CrossFit thing', and meanwhile I've been skipping workouts, eating Cheetos ( they were baked, but still) and complaining … [Read more...]
Plan Ahead – Meals and Workouts!
I'm always looking for ways to make my life easier, my day-to-day more efficient, and my general well being strong and healthy. But, I'm also one of those kinds of people that will easily talk myself in or out of things, depending on what my current instant gratification desires … [Read more...]
How Are Those New Year’s Resolutions Coming Along???
Just thought I'd throw out a reminder for those of us that feel the urge to get motivated each new year. Now that it's the end of February, are you still motivated??? … [Read more...]
What My Body Has Done
I've been thinking a lot lately about how I regard my body. Honestly, I don't regard it very highly...and I'm ashamed and sorry about that. I'm ashamed because I am so quick to put my body down, or feel badly about how I think my body looks, or gawk at its flaws. What I am not so … [Read more...]
Core Power FREE Giveaway and Review
Ever heard of Core Power??? If not, I'm gonna tell you about it! Core Power is a post workout recovery protein drink that happens to be the official protein drink of the 2014 Olympics! If that's not enough to tell you that it's good stuff, then I don't know what is! It's made … [Read more...]
On Cardio vs. Lifting, Diet, and Supplements
I think we all have a relatively good idea of what the basics are when it comes to getting into and staying in shape, but there are also a lot of details that I just don't understand. Obviously, each one of us is different; we have different goals, strengths, weaknesses, etc. so … [Read more...]
Body Image: Get the Hell Off My Back!
I am a woman; therefore, fixating on my body image is an inherent part of my existence. Okay, okay, I realize I'm being gender prejudicial with that statement, but just roll with it for now. I honestly can't remember a time when I felt truly happy with my body. And when I say … [Read more...]
The Pain Threshold: Brain vs. Body
I don't know about you, but there is a continual struggle going on between my brain and my body. Some days it goes better than others, but I've found that the mind is the manipulative one and the body is the enforcer. This struggle can go on whether I'm walking by the plate of … [Read more...]
Crossfit Workouts – Is Cheating Cool???
We all remember growing up around that one kid, you know the one, the one who would cheat when playing Monopoly, or peek while counting during hide and seek. Remember that guy? Remember how it made you feel to play with that guy? I do! It pissed me off! Why would you ruin the … [Read more...]