Active, wellness

10 Minute Ab Workout

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

food, nutrition, recipes, wellness

Fresh Pico de Gallo

With summer just around the corner and gardens beginning to produce an abundance of fresh veggies and herbs, I decided to share my pico de gallo recipe.  Summer is the season of cookouts, BBQ's, and grilling, and I guarantee this salsa will be a crowd favorite. About a year ago, I learned how to make… Continue reading Fresh Pico de Gallo

food, nutrition, wellness

Inside My Herb Garden: Basil

This is my first year cultivating an herb garden! Mind you, it is a super small scale herb garden, but I am so excited to have fresh herbs to add to my dishes. I have various kinds of herbs in my garden, but today I want to highlight basil. I have THREE types of basil… Continue reading Inside My Herb Garden: Basil

Active, adventure, self love, wellness

Total Body Interval Training

Anyone stuck in a rut with workouts? Here are some exercise ideas to incorporate into your workouts—whether they be at home, at the gym, or at a park! Now that spring is here and the weather is nice, I love to go running but want to get a total body workout in as well...here are… Continue reading Total Body Interval Training

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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, wellness

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, 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