Category: Wellness Wednesday

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Best Activewear Brands + Tips to get them for CHEAP!

Hey guys! As a fitness enthusiast…I have a lot of workout clothes. I have matching legging and sports bra sets and running shorts galore. I am basically just as passionate about what I wear to the gym as I am about what I do when I get to the gym, mostly because I’m terrified my leggings won’t be squat proof. Yeah, showing up to … Read More Best Activewear Brands + Tips to get them for CHEAP!

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4 Tips for Fitness Beginners!

Hi, happy #WellnessWednesday! I am super excited to bring you my top tips for fitness beginners. I was a little shocked to learn that a majority of my audience would classify themselves as “beginners” in fitness, or people who weren’t quite sure what to do when they got to the gym. Today, I wanted to bring you some of my tips if you’re just … Read More 4 Tips for Fitness Beginners!

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4 Recommendations to Reset Your Health

Some of you may not know this, but last week I spent five days in a hospital bed, and recovery since then has been…interesting. I don’t say this to gain sympathy or whatever, but rather because I want you to know where I am at in my life and how I am doing. That being said, I haven’t been doing well. I hate the … Read More 4 Recommendations to Reset Your Health

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My Go-To, Quick Fat-Burner

The last year has seen a lot of ups and downs for me in the fitness arena. I got bored with spending hours in the gym lifting weights. With my new lifestyle, I have found something that works for me! My new go-to is a quick HIIT, full body circuit that leans, tones and gets your heart up all in around 30 minutes! Here … Read More My Go-To, Quick Fat-Burner

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The Importance of Stretching for Fitness

One of the most important yet overlooked aspects of fitness is stretching. The health benefits have been studied and validated by hundreds of scientists, but it isn’t just beneficial; it’s necessary!   Why You Need to Do It Stretching is important because it stretches your muscles (duh!). This lowers the risk of injury and pain because it keeps your joints flexible and your blood … Read More The Importance of Stretching for Fitness

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3 Main Training Styles

So, you want to start working out. The biggest question people have when just starting is “what do I do at the gym?” That is a huge question, and most people are too afraid to ask it. You found this post, so I’m proud of you for doing your research! The first thing you need to identify for yourself is what type of training … Read More 3 Main Training Styles

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Fat Loss versus Muscle Gain: The Basics

Welcome to #WellnessWednesday, where every Wednesday, I will upload posts on fitness, nutrition, and overall wellness! Today, I wanted to start from the beginning of fitness. At the most basic level, your fitness journey will either be about weight loss or muscle gain. Sometimes, you may be in one season, and the next you will change your goals. Wherever you are at today, you … Read More Fat Loss versus Muscle Gain: The Basics

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4 Ways to Detox Your Body

Last week, we talked about how to detox your mind. It is incredibly important to take care of your mental state as well as your physical state. There is a reason that I put “mind” before “body” and it’s because if you don’t have a healthy brain, you can’t have a healthy body. So, after trying those methods (have you tried any? Let me know … Read More 4 Ways to Detox Your Body

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Let Yourself Be Heavy

I was doing yoga the other night, and something that the yogi The Journey Junkie said really hit me. We were laying on our mat after the practice, and she said “let yourself be heavy”. She, of course, was meaning letting yourself sink into your mat as your muscles relax, becoming “dead weight” as it were. It got me thinking, though, about this in the … Read More Let Yourself Be Heavy

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How to Detox Your Mind

We all know that taking care of ourselves is one of the most important things we can do. Maybe we go to the gym, swim, or eat well. One thing we often forget, however, is taking care of our brain. Our mental state is just as important as our physical state, but we often lead it behind. I’ve been focusing on being more mindful … Read More How to Detox Your Mind

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10 Podcasts You NEED To Listen To

I’ve been listening to podcasts for a couple years, but everyone says they’re taking off now! With so many out there, though, how do we choose which ones to listen to? Well, I have created this list of all my favorite podcasts in all different topic areas, so you can get the best of the best! 1. Fitness Bucci Radio– I’ve followed Amanda Bucci … Read More 10 Podcasts You NEED To Listen To