9 Traits Naturally Thin Women Have Towards Food

April 2, 2014
thin womans mind

After taking just a week off from podcasting, it seems like forever! It was a treat to be able to sit down with the mic and podcast with Dan. I always forget how much fun these are to do until we’re doing them. It might come as a shock that even though Dan and I […]

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Dear Body, This Is Why I Love You {April Challenge}

April 1, 2014
body i love you

This past weekend I accomplished something that I wasn’t sure about. I didn’t know if my body was going to be able to carry me for 24.14 miles. There were several times when I thought for sure I was done, my body was spent, and I had pushed it far too hard. But in the […]

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The Time I Ran 200 Miles {Palmetto 200 Recap}

March 31, 2014
palmetto 200

Well, me and 11 other women ran 200 miles. Ready for a photo heavy post today? Great! This weekend was anything but relaxing. After almost 6 months of planning, the Palmetto 200 finally happened! I am happy to report that we all survived and were all smiles… most of the time. A lot of the […]

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10 Reasons To Run A 200 Mile Relay Race

March 27, 2014
why relay 200 miles

First of all, I want to thank everyone for all the comments on yesterday’s post! I love all of my readers and feel blessed that we have this place to connect. If you missed it you can catch up here. For the past few months I have been growing more and more excited about today. […]

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Fitness Diary: The Mental Battle Of Purposely Gaining 10 Pounds

March 26, 2014
gaining weight

I stepped on the scale yesterday and saw a number I haven’t seen in years. I was up 8 pounds… Today is a different type of post than I normally share. Normally, I write informational posts on helping you to achieve fitness and nutritional success. While I share my personal stories, I rarely aim to […]

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Skipping A Workout Won’t Make You Fat

March 25, 2014
missing workouts

For the past several weeks I have been squeezing in a 3-4 mile run between my early morning boot camps. It starts my day off energized and since beginning this routine, I’ve felt great. It’s a mini workout I’ve grown to love. But yesterday, I felt tired. I ran on both Saturday and Sunday to […]

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10 Advanced Ab Exercises For The Summer

March 24, 2014
ab exercises for summer

Something exciting happened here in Charleston this past weekend… we saw the sun! And temperatures above 70-degrees! I might just mean that spring really is here and we can move on from the terrible winter. While I love spring, I see it as a transition period. Just a vehicle to get us from winter to […]

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Gluten-Free Poppy Seed Blueberry Cookies

March 23, 2014
poppy seed blueberry cookies gluten-free

Well hello there! I hope you’ve had a great weekend! Ours has been extremely busy filled with teaching boot camp: running (Palmetto 200 is in 5 days!); filming for websites and new programs; and taking tons of photos for our new website (for our local studio). So excited for our upcoming kettlebell classes! In fact, […]

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How Do You Have An Epic Finish To Your Workout? Plus Friendly Friday

March 21, 2014
sprint finish

Another week is behind us, and I hope you had a fulfilling one. A week where you can look back and say, that wasn’t so bad! Isn’t it funny that we complain that time flies far too fast, yet we celebrate fast weeks and complain about those weeks that just seem to go by at […]

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10 Surprisingly True Things About Fitness Bloggers

March 20, 2014
about fitness bloggers

I’ve been hanging out and sharing my life here consistently for 2 years now. Prior to that it was a post here, a post there, and a whole bunch of posts that no one ever read. It was 2 years ago when I decided that I wanted to give blogging a real shot. As a […]

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The Answer: Cardio Before Or After Weights? …
Plus More Randomness

March 19, 2014
Cardio Before Or After Weights?

It’s a legitimate question that I have heard dozens of times. It’s a question that has caused many trainers to argue their point of views. And it’s an a question that we finally have a definitive answer for. Last week’s podcast Dan and I highlighted some of the major nutrition and fitness news/studies and we’ve […]

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