7 Tips for controlling your diet: beginner’s edition

  If you're anything like me, you've probably spent a lot of time searching for ways to gain control of what you eat. If you're trying to lose weight, get stronger, think more clearly or simply prove to yourself that you've got what it takes, then maybe it's time to set yourself up for success!…

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…

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…