Gift Guide for Your Fitness or Fashion Friend!

Gift Guide for Your Fitness or Fashion Friend!

Christmas time is upon us! And that ultimately leads to Christmas gift shopping 🙂 I love being able to buy my loved ones gifts, especially during the holiday times. It challenges you to really know what your significant others enjoy doing and what they love. However, it can still be hard to figure out what [...]

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Why Working Out by Yourself is the Best Thing for You

Why Working Out by Yourself is the Best Thing for You

Over this Thanksgiving break, I got the rare opportunity to get some workouts in by myself and I had forgotten how much I loved them. I know many people like to have others around for motivation and company, which is great don't get me wrong, but there is something about being by yourself and really [...]

On the Underwater Road to Recovery

On the Underwater Road to Recovery

As you all know, I had Achilles' tendon surgery about a month ago and was on crutches for about two weeks. I've been doing non stop rehab and taking really good care of my body to help me get back on the track ASAP. This week was a huge milestone for me as I was [...]

LIFE UPDATE: I got Surgery + 6 Tips for a Quick Recovery

Hey everyone! Sorry I missed last week, but as you can tell from the title, I got surgery. I have been struggling with achilles problems all through college and it got to the point where to keep running, they had to fix a tear that had formed in my right one. I got the surgery [...]

How to Break Out of Your Fitness Rut!

How to Break Out of Your Fitness Rut!

We all know the feeling you get when you do the same old workout routine over and over, week after week. It can become extremely boring to the point you don’t even want to work out anymore. Now you’re stuck in a rut. But it’s time to break free and get back on your grind [...]

What’s in My Gym Bag – Student Athlete Perspective

What’s in My Gym Bag – Student Athlete Perspective

I've had many gym bags over the years for lots of different sports. Each new bag came with its new set of "essentials" that turned out to be not so essential. I feel like as I come to my last year of doing a sport, that I have finally found what I truly need to [...]

Why the Small Muscles Matter + How to Strengthen Them

Why the Small Muscles Matter + How to Strengthen Them

No one goes to look into the mirror to check out how strong their shins have gotten... It's almost funny to even think about. But smaller muscles like your shins, hips and lower abs are all extremely important. Small muscles like these help to stabilize the larger ones we love to show off. When these [...]