Active, wellness

My Fitness Journey

I wasn't always a fitness enthusiast. In fact, I used to use exercise as "punishment" for eating what I deemed "bad".   I don't categorize food as good and bad anymore--food is fuel...but that is a topic of discussion we will save for a later time.  Today, I want to share my fitness journey.  … Continue reading My Fitness Journey

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Kat’s Fitness: Total Body HIIT Workout

Make sure you check out my video tutorial of these exercises. While I typically repeat each round 3 times each and then do 30 minutes-1 hour of cardio (usually dance classes), you can most definitely do 3-5 times per round to get a complete workout. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eUfl4Za2C5E&feature=youtu.be     See full workout instructions in image below. … Continue reading Kat’s Fitness: Total Body HIIT Workout

Active, adventure, wellness

What It Means To Be Healthy

"It's called the South Beach Fat Flush, and all you drink is cranberry juice for 72 hours." - Regina George from Mean Girls This is the world we live in. People going on fad diets, cleanses, detoxes, and fasts to look a certain way. This is what people think it means to be healthy. As… Continue reading What It Means To Be Healthy

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Jump-starting Your Fitness Routine

Have you made one of your goals to be more active this year but are having a hard time figuring out where to begin? Today I am going to share with you a few ideas on how to get into the fitness world. Luckily, there are so many diverse options for people of all ages.… Continue reading Jump-starting Your Fitness Routine

Active, food, nutrition, wellness

Ditch the Resolutions

Okay, I know what you're thinking...so hear me out... It's a new year, you wanna make a new you! You write down your New Year's resolutions in an old notebook you have lying around your house and suddenly, you're super motivated for the upcoming year. "I'm gonna work out every day.  I'm going to eat… Continue reading Ditch the Resolutions

Active, diets, food, wellness

How Much Protein Do You Really Need?

We've all heard it..."eat more protein if you're working out"... But what does that really mean?  For the average individual who starts walking for an hour after work--do they really need to bulk up the protein? For the person who wants to lose weight the "easy" way and not exercise, does higher protein diet benefit… Continue reading How Much Protein Do You Really Need?

Active, adventure, nature, Uncategorized

Fun, Family-Friendly Fall Activities

By this point, many of you are hopefully enjoying the fall air and colorful leaves...but fall is a GREAT season to set some family traditions. After all, strong relationships are a vital part in well-rounded wellness, so get your family involved in some fall festivities!   1. Take a Hike Regardless of what area you… Continue reading Fun, Family-Friendly Fall Activities