We all have fitness goals--and building a strong core is one of mine. Below you will find a demonstration of 5 different ab workouts with modifications. See instructions for workout below: **Go your own pace, take breaks when you need it, and feel free to do the modification step. Even if you're just starting out,… Continue reading 10 Minute Ab Workout
You guys, I've been wanting to try this "shakshuka" thing for a while... Shakshuka is a traditional African dish of poached eggs in a simmering tomato sauce...however, thanks to Molly Yeh, I was inspired to try the kale shakshuka version. See Molly Yeh's original recipe here-- my recipe is adapted from hers. Enjoy! … Continue reading Kale Shakshuka
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
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
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
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?
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
Do you set fitness goals for the week and then feel really good about yourself when you complete them? Or feel even better when you exceed your goals? I think that is pretty typical for most people, and rightfully so because it helps you feel accomplished. On the flipside, have you ever set those… Continue reading M.O.V.E.
Heart racing. Legs shaking. Muscles pumping. Sweat beading. Those are all attributes of a race, my friends. I have completed numerous 5k’s, 8k’s and 2 half marathons…the next race on my list was a triathlon. I wanted to do one for years, but I just recently got a road bike and was able to fulfill… Continue reading My Tri-Experience