Improve Your Sleep with These 6 Steps

This post is sponsored by Tufts Medical Center. All opinions, as always, are my own. When it comes to fat loss, exercise gets so much attention, doesn’t it? In my experience, many people who are trying to lose weight are quick to hire a personal trainer. Or, if someone’s been at it for a while and their progress has stalled, …

Are Your Smoothies Fat Loss Friendly?

I think smoothies make a great option for a quick, easy, and no-fuss meal or snack on the go. When made with the right combination of nutrient-dense, whole food ingredients, smoothies can taste delicious, nourish our bodies, and also keep us full for hours without feeling overly stuffed or bloated. Smoothies can seriously satisfy sweet cravings, and many of my …

But… Will I Get Bulky?

But… will I get bulky?  This is the million dollar question when it comes to women and strength training, isn’t it? I recently started teaching a new small group class for women called Learn to Lift, and it’s a seven week series geared toward ladies of any age who want to confidently learn how to use the equipment in the …

Why and How I’m Focusing on Fat Loss Right Now

Confession: I am focusing on fat loss right now. It’s been a while since I’ve embarked on a fat loss journey, but there are a few reasons I’m deciding to head in this direction at the moment. First, over the course of six weeks in August and September, I was away from home for 24 total days. While I did well with sticking to my nutritional daily definites (having …

Fitness Update: Workouts Lately, ClassPass, and What I’m Changing

Hello! I’ve missed you guys. Hope you all had a nice Memorial Day weekend. Tim and I are finally feeling settled in our new apartment, and it’s like a huge weight has been lifted off my shoulders. I’m excited to be back today to talk about my workouts lately. I seriously don’t think I’ve written a full fitness update since I …