Healthy & Happy Life

Un-FUELish Ways To Stay Energize

We are all busy! Let's be honest, getting 8 or more hours of sleep can sometimes be impossible. Mid-afternoon hits and BOOM!  I need toothpicks to keep my eyelids open.  When low energy drags us down what do you do?  We often look for sugar, caffeine, or even the occasional energy drink to help us… Continue reading Un-FUELish Ways To Stay Energize

Bikini Competition

Sacrifices of a Bikini Competitor

I believe sacrifice brings growth.  In a bodybuilding prep, you'll surely be making a lot of sacrifices in life. Some of the sacrifices you make are obvious.  Spending time in the gym, not eating certain foods, etc... but it takes a heck of a lot more than just the obvious things you have to "give… Continue reading Sacrifices of a Bikini Competitor

Recipes

Roasted Tomato Sauce

Have you taken the time to read a food label for marina sauce lately? I was SHOCKED by how much-added sugar is in any sort of pasta sauce.  My mom taught me how to make my own pasta sauce a while back but I don't have the time to let it sit in the crockpot… Continue reading Roasted Tomato Sauce

Healthy & Happy Life

5 Places to Find Affordable Workout Gear

I'm a huge thrift store junkie!  I consider thrifting one of my all-time favorite hobbies during my downtime.  I can find all of the high-quality brands at thrifts stores, but you have to put in the work to find these SPECTACULAR DEALS! I have gotten Athleta, Lorna Jane, Lululemon, Nike, etc... for $10 or less.… Continue reading 5 Places to Find Affordable Workout Gear

Fitness Training, Weight Loss & Nutrition

Eating Within The “Anabolic Window” Just Brocabulary or BroScience?

The post-workout period is often considered to be the most critical part of nutrient timing. Just how much refueling is needed immediately post-workout and what makes or breaks your results? The anabolic window (also known as the metabolic window) is a strength training term (aka the BROcabulary) for the 30-minutes (give or take) period after exercise. … Continue reading Eating Within The “Anabolic Window” Just Brocabulary or BroScience?

Bikini Competition, Fitness Training

Building A Better Booty

Baby Got Back! We like big butts and we can not lie...or maybe we just really want a nice toned rear?! Who doesn't want BUNS OF STEELE?  Our society has been obsessed with building a better booty and having a booty!  Take J.LO for an example, or all of the Kardashians, they are all known… Continue reading Building A Better Booty

Weight Loss & Nutrition

Anti-Inflammatory Foods

One of the most powerful tools to fight inflammation won't be found at the pharmacy.  Your local grocery store will carry exactly what you need to fit inflammation.  Some foods and beverages may actually have more anti-inflammatory effects what you get at the pharmacy. Inflammation can be good and bad!  Inflammation can help your body defend… Continue reading Anti-Inflammatory Foods