Category Work It Out

Labor Day Love Fest – Party with a Plan

Labor Day weekend is here, which means it’s time to prepare for a party that won’t leave us bloated, breaking the scale or beyond repair. As my health and fitness journey has continued to unfold, I’ve found myself focused more and more on how I feel instead of fitting into the perfect 6 pack or pair […]

The Bring on the Summer Challenge #FatKiller40

For many of us, warm summer days of no work and all play are over. We have a weekend getaway or a pool party BBQ that we want to look bangin’ for, but that’s about it. Yah yah, we like to have fun, but we got bills and shit! On top of all the adult nonsense […]

Battle of the Brands: Athleta in Every Direction

Between growing up in LA and going to college in Orange County, the battle of the brands has been like the live in house guest of every social setting. The pressure of wearing the right clothes, being perceived as fashionable and sporting the most expensive name brand accessories is forever haunting and a high priority of […]

From Whole30 to the Road Ahead

I did it. Guys…. I did it!! I successfully completed the Whole30!!!! I’m still in disbelief that I crossed the finish line of a month without all of my favorite foods and beverages. I knew I coooouuullllddd do it, but I haven’t… ever. Do you ever think about that? We get defensive with others (or our […]

Happily Ever Whole30

Today marks day 7 of my Whole30 journey. My initial surge of excitement seven days ago almost resulted in a kick-off post, but something deep inside me said I needed to wait. I needed to experience the initial challenges and triumphs before bringing something of substance to my readers. Not only that, but I needed […]

The Lunch Break Workout (1 Hour Edition)

Getting outside on my lunch break has been one of the most positive healthy life habits I’ve explored. Prior to letting the lazy bug take over for the last few months, staying active on my lunch breaks single handedly kept me more alert and efficient all afternoon, helped me stay slim and fit without feeling […]

The FABRUARY Challenge

It’s a month into the new year and you realize little has changed. Lofty dreams of newfound dedication have been pushed aside by an unaltered love affair with the snooze button. Some small adjustments have been made but nothing close to substantial waves of progress. Instead of welcoming defeat, reflect on your personal truths and the […]