The value of HABIT – 5 helpful tips to keep your fitness moving forward

Whenever people ask me about how long it took me to get fit and feel good, I say "25 years." And it's true! It took a long time - years and years, to establish solid habits, a routine and an expectation for how I want to feel. But don't worry, you don't need 25 years…

How I survived a month without alcohol or sugar (and lost a LOT of body fat)

I know, you're thinking: "she's crazy, right?" Well... I might be, but it worked! Yep, I've continued to keep this going past the one month mark and had no intention of doing so. After moving back to Seattle, I realized that coming off of a huge 6-month traveling tour took it's toll on my gut…

Secrets to tackling winter in Banff

Well, I definitely didn't mentally prepare for winter in Banff. This place blew my mind and froze my face off! If you haven't heard of it, you have to go there. Banff was way colder I realized it would be and far more beautiful than I could actually pictured in my head. A few friends warned me about…

Top 5 ways to feed your soul (and jump start your metabolism)

Do you ever experience that ridiculously full feeling after a meal? We've been told so many things about our diet and how it relates directly to digestion. Drink more water, eat more fiber, eat more of that, eat less of that, bla bla bla. It's all so confusing and seems to change every five minutes. So…