Eat, Sleep, Pull-Up, Repeat

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Eat, Sleep, Pull-Up, Repeat

Pull-ups happen to be one of my favorite exercises. Not just because they’re a compound movement that exhausts the back, shoulders, an arms all at once; but because they make you feel like a strong and sexy ninja beast! Any exercise that incorporates manipulating your total body weight should be a staple. Another huge perk…

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Post-Op update from “Couchland”

Hey everyone! Last week I gave you all the back-story about how the injury happened and told you that I would need surgery. So, here we go! My surgery was on Friday, October 2nd. The night before I made sure to give my leg a good shave, make sure my toenails looked cute, and stopped…

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Recovery: Before – During – After

I’m one-week post operation and I’ve decided to blog about my experience. I want to open up, get real, be raw, and to let you in on what happens before, during, and after. So, let’s back track. Just over a month ago, Mike and I woke up bright and early to make our way down…

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July 4th- Earn your stars & stripes!

July 4th; when we come together to celebrate adopting the Declaration of Independence. The day that the United States formally separated from Great Britain back in 1776. Typically, our July 4th festivities look very similar and include cookouts, concerts, family, friends, bathing suits, parades, drinking, and fireworks. It is not uncommon for any summer cookout…

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Spiralizing with my momma

Like many of you, I celebrated Memorial Day yesterday surrounded by loved ones and food! Mike and I spent the day with my parents and of course our furry puppies! We were spoiled with gorgeous weather and BBQ’ing. My mom had prepared some delicious food for the boys; you know bison burgers and pork tenderloin…

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What’s in my fridge?

My Sunday routine is generally the same; sleeping later than 5am, getting an awesome stress-free workout in, enjoying time with Mike, doing laundry, hitting up multiple grocery stores, food prepping for the week, writing, reading, relaxing, recharging, dinner with my parents and taking a nice Epson Salt bath! As we were putting away the groceries,…

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Booty-Building Breakthrough

Four years ago I snapped 3 ligaments in my ankle and had to have major reconstructive surgery. My incredible surgeon patched me back together with 5 anchors and 5 pins. I was in a wheelchair with my leg elevated for 4 months, on crutches for an additional 2, in physical therapy for nearly a year,…

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Are you TIRED of the same old workout?

Have you ever seen the crazy events and races where people are flipping gigantic tracker tires? How about the World’s Strongest Man Competition where it looks like they can throw 800 pound tires around like they’re foam Frisbees? Okay, so what’s the deal with that anyway? Workouts like this have been around for years, but…

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Guilt free spicey cauliflower buffalo bites

Being vegan doesn’t mean I have to miss out on treats, junk food, and social party snacks. Here is a delicious and guilt free version of a healthy buffalo bites. Bonus- they’re vegan and gluten free :0) Let’s face it; cauliflower is the new black! It’s trending with foodies right now, trust me. Watch out…

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Beat those winter blues

For so many of us this time of year is dark, cold, snowy, and basically depressing. While this may not apply to everyone, it certainly happens to enough of us that it needs to be addressed! Living in the North East, I completely understand how miserable winters can be and how freezing weather can smash…

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5 TIPS TO HELP MOTIVATE YOU #beastmode

Trust me, even “gym junkies” need an extra kick in the booty every once in a while. Whether we can’t seem to find our mojo or are frustrated with slow progress or just being plain tired and stressed…it’s often a challenge to give it your all. So, what can you do to change that? 1.…

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