Finding the motivation to exercise

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Last week I talked on Instagram about a super fun 4 week boot camp I have been doing. It is a high intensity cardio and toning boot camp. I was super lucky and got to sign up for a 4 week program for $45! If you have ever hired a personal trainer or gone to these types of classes you know just how expensive they can be.

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20 Minute HIIT Workout

Ever have those day when it seems there is just not enough time to get to the gym and still get everything you need to get done, done? HIIT (High Intensity Interval Training) workouts are a great way to maximize that few minutes you have to spare. The great thing about these workouts is they can be as high intensity or low intensity as you make them. This means that if you need to add a little extra rest time or reduce the number of sets that is OK!

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Relax & Unwind Using These 4 Things

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Lately, I fee l like I have been living for the weekends. With the stresses of work picking up and obligations the past couple of weeks it seems like I haven’t found the time to unwind. I am a full believer that your mental health + wellness is just as important as your physical but for me it’s almost harder to do. It can be hard to find the time to just do nothing, to put away your phone, cancel your plans, & just take time for YOU. So I challenged myself to spend one night this weekend before heading to Tulsa to do just that. Here are the 4 things I am using to unwind this weekend.

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How to: Stay hydrated with 4 easy steps

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Confession: I have always LOVED drinking water. But after starting my job in a corporate office that offers a free soda fountain (YUM), I found it hard not to automatically reach for a soda any time I was thirsty/bored/tired etc. (Especially since the water fountain was further away). A couple months in, I started finding that my drive to workout was shrinking and I was getting headaches when I went without caffeine. I decided I needed to make a change.

Over the past few months, I have found a few easy ways to start drinking more water at the office and now I hardly ever reach for that soda. One of the main things my friends/family ask me is how I was able to cut it out. Believe me it wasn’t easy, but these simple tricks helped.

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