BBG round one review

I finished my final week of BBG last Friday. Wahoo! It was basically three months of endless burpees, pushups and SWEAT! I’ve mentioned BBG (Bikini Body Guide) a few times on the blog, but for the unfamiliar, BBG is Australian personal trainer Kayla Itsine’s downloadable fitness guide. It’s a 12 week program, and each week … More BBG round one review

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Injuries: As much a part of running as the shoes

I’ve dealt with injuries, mainly involving my knees, ever since I began running races. Every round of half or full marathon training has been marked by an injury at one point or another. It varies each time, too. Sometimes the pain is in my right knee, sometimes my left, sometimes only when sitting, other times only when … More Injuries: As much a part of running as the shoes

Why I don’t want to join Team Beachbody

In recent months, I’ve been approached by at least five different people on Instagram asking if I’d be interested in becoming a health/fitness coach. They are mostly coaches for Beachbody (the company behind the P90X and Insanity workouts), while others are affiliated with different but similar companies. For this post, I’m going to focus on … More Why I don’t want to join Team Beachbody

March In Review: Fives weeks of half marathon training + my thoughts on BBG thus far

  Before I get into the past month, I have an announcement to make: I decided to re-introduce animal protein into my diet. I’ve been struggling with low energy, fatigue, and meat cravings. So, I’m going to slowly start eating meat again. – – – JK. Happy April Fool’s Day :) Still a happy vegan!

Partial Reps FTW! …and other ways to improve your strength workouts

A couple weeks ago I did my usual leg day workout– 3 sets of varying reps and styles of lunges and squats. For the past six or so weeks that I had been doing this, I would be sore the next day (and a few days after) without fail. However, this time was different. I woke … More Partial Reps FTW! …and other ways to improve your strength workouts