The Spartan 300 Workout Challenge

October 4, 2014
300 workout

I hope your weekend is off to a fabulous start. Right now, chances are high that I am out running my longest run yet. More on that next week, that is, if I make it back safe. Ha. I wanted to share a workout with you, my gorgeous friends, on this absolutely gorgeous weekend. This […]

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Foods You Thought Were Bad But Aren’t: Rice

October 2, 2014
is rice good for you

Last week, I was talking with my boot campers answering questions at the end of our workout like I do every day when someone asked me what carby foods I ate. The order I responded with went something like this… Sweet potatoes Oatmeal Plantains Beans Rice Immediately, I was cut off when one of my […]

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How To Train For A Mud Run {Exercises & Tips}

October 1, 2014
how to train for mud run

In 4 weeks, I will be standing at the starting line of my first Spartan Race, the Carolinas Beast. Gives me chills just thinking about it! Once that whistle blows, Dan and I will work our way through 8(ish) miles of trails being challenged by dozens of obstacles trying to slow us down, trying to […]

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Australian Model Stands Up Against Brands Photoshopping Her Body {Podcast}

September 29, 2014
meaghan kausman

What would you do if… You took some gorgeous pictures. Posted one of them on Instagram showing off the amazing talent of both you and the photographer. Went to bed and woke up the next morning to find that the company of the outfit you  wore in the picture had photoshopped the hell out of it? I […]

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5 Things I Am Loving This Second

September 27, 2014
things i love

I’m a woman which means that my opinions are allowed to change on a daily, no an hourly, basis. It’s one of the perks we get. And my opinions do change, a lot. Something I love one week, might not seem so great the following week. And something that I’m not crazy about today, may […]

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Duality Workout: Killer Jump Rope + Strength Workout

September 25, 2014
jump rope kettlebell body weight workout

The jump rope, aka the most under rated piece of fitness equipment ever, is making a comeback in this week’s workout. While people are paying over $1000 for a fancy cardio machine, they could be getting in a better workout by spending less than $8 (Here’s my rope). I told Dan a long time ago that […]

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The Difference Between Toning Muscle & Building Muscle: Woman’s Guide To Strength Training

September 24, 2014
difference between toning and muscle building

Let’s play a quick game a Family Feud! Here’s the topic… A survey asked women why they workout. What were the top answers? Of course #1 would be “Weight Loss”. And #3 would be to “Be In Better Shape” (whether that means to have more endurance or to be stronger, I suppose it’s up to […]

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I Refuse To Sit On A Couch

September 23, 2014
motivation to move

Hey friends! I am quickly popping in just to share a few changes with LiftingRevolution. After several long discussions with Dan (he’s a big part of this blog behind the scenes), I’ve decided to scale back on posting. Why? Because I want to bring you the BEST info, UNIQUE info, while maintaining my own personal […]

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Forget The Carbs Before A Race: Research Supports Diet High In Fat Improves Endurance

September 22, 2014
sports nutrition fat intake endurance

Even if you’re not training for a race, you’ll want to know this. It’s interesting stuff. Just go with it. You’re training for a race (hypothetically speaking) and the one nutritional element that you rely on is what? Carbohydrates. Everyone is familiar with the popular pasta night before a big race to help fill your […]

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Friday Favorites: Top Favorite Fall Recipes + I Need Hair Help

September 19, 2014
fall recipe roundup

September 23rd is the official first day of fall, but for me fall started when wearing white became a fashion no-no. Yes, here in the south, you better not try to wear white jeans after labor day. Expect to get a few crazy eyes looking at you. <– I know this is living the past […]

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Personal Training Couple Shares The Secret For A Working Marriage

September 18, 2014
working marriage

Today is a special day. 4 years ago, at 3:00 in the afternoon, I said “I do” to a wonderful man. (Note to Dan… Yes, we’ve been married 4 years). To be honest, it’s not really 4 years that I celebrate. Dan and I have been together for almost a decade and I’m pretty proud […]

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