When Is Being Sick TOO Sick To Workout?

Finding Balance

It’s that time of year again where everyone is fighting germs and trying to stay healthy. One question I get often is, “Should I workout when I’m sick?” There is not a clear yes or no answer to this question, however, I have pulled together some resources to help you decide if you can aim for a light workout, or if you need to rest. The best rule of thumb is to do what I like to call, the “neck ch ...[Read More]

My Story Of Diastasis and Postpartum Recovery-Testimonial

Recently a blogger, Living the Sweet Wife, did a review of my Abs, Core, and Pelvic Floor program. To read more about her experience with diastasis recti and her postpartum recovery, go check her out here! "I was actually really surprised that no one had taught me about diastasis or warned me that this was actually extremely common for postpartum mommies. At first, I thought that all I needed to d ...[Read More]

Overnight Strawberry Protein Oats

Overnight Strawberry Protein Oats

I am so excited to share with you another recipe from my new cookbook, Cook Smarter, Not Harder. With all this cold winter weather, it has me dreaming of spring, warmer days, and strawberries! This is a delicious breakfast packed with protein that keeps me full until lunch! What You'll Need: - 3/4 cup unsweetened almond milk - 1/2 banana, sliced - 10 strawberries, sliced - 3/4 cup old fashioned oa ...[Read More]

10 Minute Cardio Routine…You Got To Try This!

Speaking Kindly to Yourself

Some days it just feels difficult to fit cardio into our schedule. Well, I have found a quick HIIT cardio workout that I can sometimes squeeze in after I lift weights - It is 10 minutes or less and will leave you drenched in sweat. Try this and let me know what you think (no hands on the rails - that is cheating!): On stair master- 1 round = 40 second intervals at Level 5 & level 13 each Level ...[Read More]

The Pelvic Floor & High Intensity Exercise

The Pelvic Floor&High Intensity Exercise

I love to do high impact/ high intensity exercise. It is no secret that I love running, jumping, and lifting heavy weights. Did you know that those factors alone place me in a higher risk category for pelvic floor dysfunction? You might be thinking.... well you lift weights, doesn't that make everything stronger?... Nope! We wouldn't expect our biceps to get stronger by doing more squats. Likewise ...[Read More]

Taking Care of My Body-Testimonial

Taking Care of My Body-Testimonial

Recently a blogger, Busy Mom's Helper, did my 30 day Abs, Core, and Pelvic Floor program. Her testimonial is AWESOME! To read more on her recent blog visit, Busy Mom's Helper. "Let’s get real – how many of y’all pee your pants when you sneeze or cough too much, or jump on the tramp, or even just when you laugh too hard sometimes? I do, and it’s So. Embarassing! I didn’t know anything could be done ...[Read More]

Clean Eating Beef and Barley Soup

Beef and Barley Soup

I am so excited to share with you another recipe from my new crockpot cookbook, Cook Smarter, Not Harder. This beef and barley soup makes a bunch and is so hearty, fulfilling and delicious! I also do this as a freezer meal. It is easy to prep and freeze to save for those busy nights when you just don’t have a lot of time to spend in the kitchen. What you'll need:-1.5 lbs Beef Stew Meat. Sometimes ...[Read More]

New Year-New Plan, May It Be Your Best Year Yet

Natalie Hodson Lacing Shoes

With every new year comes an opportunity to set new goals for ourselves. The fresh slate that a new year represents is always refreshing. It’s the day-to-day accountability and consistency that most of us find challenging. Don’t fall into the same old path and make sure to start the new year off right. This year, instead of focusing too much on the outcome, or the goal itself, focus more on the ac ...[Read More]

How To Get Rid Of Your “Mom Belly” (Even If Your “Baby” Is Almost 10!”)- Testimonial

How To Get Rid Of Your “Mom Belly” (Even If Your “Baby” Is Almost 10!”)- Testimonial

"In the midst of the beauty that is being a mom, there is the toll that bringing tiny humans into the world takes on your body. Thankfully there is hope for getting rid of your baby belly… even if your “baby” is almost 10!" "I couldn’t figure out why nothing seemed to work for me, why these exercises I would see online or in magazines designed to tighten and tone your tummy, did not at thing… in s ...[Read More]

Easy Crockpot Chicken Salsa

Easy Crockpot Chicken Salsa

I hope you had a wonderful Christmas! It is now that time of year where we start thinking of new year resolutions and a plan to start eating healthy. This is a great recipe for just that! I also start the new year with new goals in mind and a fresh start to stay healthy and active. I am so busy running my business and chasing after my little ones, that finding quick, easy, fulfilling, healthy reci ...[Read More]