Build Strength While Microwaving!

I was microwaving my leftover coffee last week and I realized something. We spend so much time during the day microwaving, reheating our coffee or meals, or heating up our tea.  What do you normally do during those seconds of microwave time.  Most people really...

5 Ways to Boost Your Energy Levels

#1: Vitamin D Supplementation- If you live in Central Oregon, you are deficient in Vitamin D, therefore, it HAS to be supplemented.  I am not a medical doctor so I cannot tell you exactly how much your body needs.  From my own experience, I got tested (after...

The Importance of Saying “No”

We live in a “yes man” society- that is, we say yes to everything.  That includes junk food, alcohol, skipping workouts to be hungover, and making poor health choices in order to appear “normal” to our friends and family.  If you want to reach...

The Best In-Home Mini Band Exercises

Mini Bands- referring to the smaller variety (commonly wrapped around the legs), are incredibly useful tools for in-home workouts.  In this brief post, I will go over 2 of my favorite moves that you can do in your living room. * If you don’t have mini bands of...

Why you need a Food Journal

      A food journal can be massively useful for beginners on their journey to weight loss.  Most people have no idea how many calories they consume, let alone what foods they even ate that day.  Diet plays a huge role in fat loss, muscle gain, and...
Sunlight and Strength

Sunlight and Strength

We’re in the heart of winter and it’s a drizzly day in Central Oregon. Visited by unannounced howling winds and gusts of snowfall, the unpredictability is as predictable as ever for the citizens of Bend. Those not confined to their homes will leave to exercise in...