Weight Loss & Nutrition

How To Start Your Fitness Journey

"Where do I begin?" This is one of the most common first questions for starting any new journey. So, you want to start your fitness journey! Great, but where do you start? I've been there! You don't know what you don't know right?! Everyone has to start somewhere however, I think it's important to gain… Continue reading How To Start Your Fitness Journey

Healthy & Happy Life

How To Survive Sitting At Your Desk

Working a 9-5 might pay the bills but what does it do on your overall health?  Sitting at a desk for 7-8 hours a day can have a serious impact on your mind, body, and soul.  On average most people sit for about 8 hours a day or more.  Sitting for prolonged periods of time… Continue reading How To Survive Sitting At Your Desk

Fitness Training

Beginner Workout for 2019 Resolutions

It's finally a NEW year which means TONS of beginners at the gym. Not sure where to start?  If it's possible I recommend taking a total body sculpting class to get the general movements down.  A class at Sweat City Fitness offers a total body circuit training class and is the perfect type of class to look… Continue reading Beginner Workout for 2019 Resolutions

Healthy & Happy Life

Sample Total Body Program

Here is a sample week of a total body lifting program for you to enjoy.  Change up the rep schemes and movements every few weeks to keep your program new and fresh! The weight should be at the point where the last two reps are difficult to complete. For this particular week I did 3… Continue reading Sample Total Body Program

Bikini Competition

Surviving Vacation on Contest Prep

A few weeks ago my mom was visiting me from South Carolina.  I miss her so much all year long and I usually get about 1-2 weeks with her a year.  She's my best friend and we always have SO much fun.  This trip was absolutely NO different.  We shopped until we dropped (almost literally),… Continue reading Surviving Vacation on Contest Prep

Weight Loss & Nutrition

Office Snacks Are Adding Up

So you prep all of your meals on Sunday, you've programmed your workout, you wrote down your goals, and you regroup and refresh yourself for an OUTSTANDING CLEAN PERFECT week ahead of you.  You walk into work Monday feeling motivated and ready for anything.  That email you have been waiting for, those signed contracts, that… Continue reading Office Snacks Are Adding Up


Bikini Prep Approved Steak Marinade

Flank Steak Marinade Very healthy, delicious, not loaded with sugars, and SUPER EASY! Ingredients  1/4 cup apple cider viniger 1/4 cup liquid aminos (soy sauce substitute) 2 tablespoon olive oil 1 tablespoon garlic powder 1 tsp onion powder 1 tsp peprika Salt and pepper Directions Put flank steak (or any kind of meat) in zip… Continue reading Bikini Prep Approved Steak Marinade