Posts tagged healthy
Healthy Kitchen Staples

Think of fitness as one of those old fashioned weight sales: if you do too much of one thing (workout like crazy but eat everything in sight) the scale will tip further to that side and vice versa. What some of us don’t realize is that in order to get the best results, you must really look at what you eat pre and post workout. I’ve got some really good recipe ideas for that here .

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Do It For You: Motivation to Live a Healthy Lifestyle

t can be extremely hard to put ourselves first. It is even harder when it comes to working out and eating healthy since it really isn’t something that most of us enjoy. It is much easier to come up with an excuse to miss a workout, secretly eat cookies when no one is watching and lose total motivation once we step on the scale. However, there are things we can focus on to help us keep up with a healthy lifestyle.

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Comfort Food Swaps

Now that the temperatures are dropping (except over  here in Miami) it's nice to snuggle up with your loved ones and indulge in a nice bowl of comfort food. There’s just something about cold temperatures and a nice big bowl of Mac n’ cheese or a nice warm cup of chili that brings the whole Netflix n Chill to a whole new level. Winter months also mean a bit more fluff in the trunk.I mean if the bears do it….shouldn’t that be normal?

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No Gym, No Problem

If you reading this, then your probably very frustrated with yourself because you want to workout but you can't seem to find the time. Your time is accounted for and those 30 minutes driving to and from the gym, plus an hour there, is just too much. Perhaps your a new mommy and you don't have anyone to take care of the baby; even though the gym has babysitting but you just don't trust it;  I feel you girl. Or your boss really hates you and has you working after hours. Or maybe you just don't like the vibe at the gym and all the sweaty germs just grosses you out. I completely understand

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Changing My Fitness Routine

f you follow me on Instagram and Youtube  then you know there have been a couple changes to my fitness routine. I no longer want to train as a bodybuilder, but as an athlete. I got tired of obsessing over my body and how it looked. Whether I needed to grow my glutes, shrink my hips, get bigger shoulders and the list goes on. I've been doing that since my pageant days and it just got old. I just wanted to be free and have a healthier mindset. 

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Pretty Post Workout Meals

Most people stick to the same old, boring meal; the protein shake. Don't get me wrong, I usually have these when I'm in a hurry or don't want to put much thought into what I'm doing. However, there are those days that you just want something different. You want to be adventurous and experiment. Maybe even have something that is a bit appealing to the eye.

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How to Find the Right Trainer?

Now that you've embarked on this journey, you want help and guidance in doing so, which I think is extremely important especially if you are new to the scene. Choosing a trainer can be difficult since their are so many out there and its unregulated. Often times people make a vast decision on  a trainer and end up getting hurt, damaging their metabolism or getting ripped off.

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Simple and Clean Healthy Snacks

I’m so happy to be sharing with you some of my favorite store-bought snacks. And I say store-bought, because I didn’t cook or prep any of this stuff. 

And while I love a good home-made protein snack, I don't always have the time to make it. So when I want a snack, I need it right in front of me. So today, we’re going to look at a bunch of healthy and clean snacks you pick up straight from the shelves of your local grocery store or even gas station.

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Alternative to Soda

Even though it is nice to enjoy a cold, refreshing soda from time to time, it is never very good for your health. It can cause weight gain, slow down your metabolism, dehydrates the body and even causes plaque in the teeth. Don't even get me started on all the chemicals. This is what I've been trying to incorporate as an alternative to soda when I get that craving for a it, and would like to share it here with you all today. 

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Healthy No Bake Kit Kat Bars

Healthy No Bake Peanut Butter Kit Kat Crunch Barsusing just one bowl, 5 ingredients and less than 2 minutes! This quick and easy snack or dessert is naturally gluten free, vegan, dairy free,  and can be made sugar free! 

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