The Truth About Carbs

May 2019 Update: Since I officially passed the 1 year anniversary of my new website and blog, I’ve been digging through some of my earliest posts and giving them a little update. Carbohydrates have continued to be a consistently hot topic since I originally wrote about them last year, so I decided to revisit the … More The Truth About Carbs

The 1-Minute Squat Challenge

Welcome to part 3 of my at-home fitness challenges! This week we’re taking on the lower body with my 1-minute squat challenge. This fitness test is uber-simple, takes only one minute to complete, and is a great tool to regularly assess your lower body strength.

Ready to Step Up Your Squat Game? Your Step By Step Video Guide

Are you ready to step up your squat game? Squats are one of the most notoriously challenging and complex exercises out there. On the other hand though, they’re a completely natural movement that we all do routinely throughout our days without even thinking about it. This makes squats not only an important exercise for building … More Ready to Step Up Your Squat Game? Your Step By Step Video Guide

Everything You Need To Know About Protein Bars (including which ones you should buy!)

This review and taste panel was done completely independently with no sponsorship from any brand of protein bar. If there’s one question I hear most often from clients, family, friends, or anyone else I may cross paths with, it’s what I think about protein and energy bars. As a Dietitian, Personal Trainer, and active gal … More Everything You Need To Know About Protein Bars (including which ones you should buy!)

Don’t Get Too Excited About McDonald’s New High Protein Smoothies

If you haven’t already been bombarded with the advertising for McDonald’s new high protein smoothies here’s your official PSA: McDonald’s a new line of smoothies from their McCafe menu that have 18-20 grams of protein and ONE WHOLE serving of fruit. Yup, you read that right! Not only are these smoothies high in protein, they … More Don’t Get Too Excited About McDonald’s New High Protein Smoothies

Do You Sit At Work All Day? Why A Standing Desk May Be Your Solution

Do you want to live a healthier lifestyle, but are stuck at a a desk job? Read on to find out how a standing desk can improve your health and wellbeing! This article was developed in a sponsored partnership with AnthroDesk, however all opinions are my own. For more information about AnthroDesk and their line … More Do You Sit At Work All Day? Why A Standing Desk May Be Your Solution

Are Smoothies Healthy?

I should start this post off by saying I am SUPER into smoothies right now. I often find with the change in season the foods I crave tend to change too. This time of year I’m tucking away my slow cooker and adding more fresh salads and smoothies to my day. I like to eat … More Are Smoothies Healthy?