• Fitness,  Life

    Fitness Gifts for Her | Shopping Guide

    Christmas time and the holidays are here! Honestly, I’m almost done with my shopping, but if you’re just getting started and need a little guidance, I’ve got some picks for the fitness lover in your life. This list is more focused towards women, whether it’s your girlfriend, close friend, co-workers, or your mom. There’s something here for everyone and you can’t go wrong with any of these picks. Happy shopping! FITNESS GIFTS FOR HER BlenderBottle | While you’re getting the traditional 28 ounce bottle we all know and love, pickup a 20 ounce shaker as well as a stocking stuffer. The 20 ounce bottle is perfect for on the go to…

  • Life

    Tech and Fitness Updates | Spring Cleaning

    After doing some recent spring cleaning, I decided to make a few upgrades to my tech and fitness items. I’ve also hit some new personal records at the gym that I think that counts as spring cleaning. Basically, I wanted to post a life and small fitness update so I’m filing it under spring cleaning. Tech Upgrades With the recent traveling I’ve been doing, and the hope to continue in the future, I decided to invest in tablet that I could bring with me in place of my laptop. When I’m on vacation, I don’t want to spend all my time connected to the internet, but I still want to have the option to do…

  • Fitness,  Recipes

    The Nutrition Plan | Spring Fitness Update

    This spring I’m committing myself to a 12-week cut – a deficit of calories while focusing on my macronutrient goals – sometimes referred to as Flexible Dieting or IIFMM (If It Fits My Macros). I’ve calculated my macronutirents based on wanting to cut unwanted fat while also maintaining muscle and strenght. I used the formula, so to speak, found on Healthy Living, Heavy Lifting to calculate my caloric intake and how many protein, carbs, and fats I’ll need to consume to reach my goal.  I ended up starting my cut about two weeks because I booked a spring break trip to Los Angeles in April so technically my cut is two 6-week cuts. This…

  • Fitness

    My Fitbit (Yes, it’s totally worth it!)

    Near the end of the summer, I invested in a Fitbit Flex after a friend of mine purchased one herself. I had toyed around with the idea of getting one for a bit (no pun intended), but wasn’t sure if it was going to be worth investing in. How could a such a watch-like item really help my fitness routine? I knew a few other people that had a Fitbit and my dad also got an activity tracker during the spring when he started losing weight, so I knew I wouldn’t be alone in counting my steps per day. At the time I decided to buy a Fitbit it was…