Thoughts of a Non-Runner During a Run

Posted on April 10, 2014 at 2:29 pm by

Bottom line…I hate cardio. Okay, I don’t hate cardio, I hate running. But I like to keep my body guessing and randomly go running instead of doing a HIIT routine sometimes. I think that running is important so I don’t neglect it even though I usually want to. Today I thought it would be fun if I shared some of the thoughts that go through my head while I’m running.   “Why did I wear my hair in a bun?... View Article


The 5 Stages of Wedding Planning and My Advice to New Bride To-Bes

Posted on April 9, 2014 at 12:01 am by

If you didn’t know, I got engaged in October and my wedding is NINE FREAKING DAYS AWAY. Cue the craziness (oh wait that started about a month ago). My emotions have been all over the place and the only words that can sum me up are: hot mess. I figured today would be a good day to share some of our engagement pictures with y’all and give you the rundown on the 5 stages of wedding planning that I’ve experienced... View Article


Find Your Motivation and Cling To It

Posted on April 8, 2014 at 12:01 am by

I’ve seen a lot of people get really excited about choosing to live a healthier life. Excited to meet their goals. To feel better. To look better. I get excited with them and for them! But after a few weeks of hard work they quit, because they haven’t lost 50 pounds or dropped 2 jeans sizes. Motivation is KEY to making sure that your health & fitness journey is always headed in the right direction. Make sure that you are... View Article


10 Reasons Why Water Should Be Your BFF

Posted on April 7, 2014 at 12:01 am by

We hear it all the time. From doctors, from trainers, from nutritionists: DRINK MORE WATER. Most people just stare blankly thinking about how they would kill for a Diet Coke or sweet tea at that very second. Well today I’m here to tell you WHY you should be drinking more water. I think that once you see what all H2O does for you, you might be a little bit more inclined to give it a chance. Reason #1: Promotes weight... View Article


New Workout: BOSU Total Body Fat Blasting HIIT Workout

Posted on April 4, 2014 at 11:15 am by

Hi my sweet Glisteners! I hope y’all are ready for a full body, butt kicking workout! But first can we talk about the fact that in TWO WEEKS (how did that happen?!) I’ll be getting married? The next 2 weeks are going to be crazy town. I have so many little details left to finish up! I might be a little MIA on the blog and on Insta but I’ll try my best to keep y’all updated with wedding stuff... View Article


When Life Gets Crazy…

Posted on April 2, 2014 at 10:56 pm by

Life has been a little crazy lately to say the least. Crazy doesn’t mean bad in this case, it just means hectic. I love everything that I’m doing, there is just SO much of it right now! I’m: working 3 jobs (I include Glisten as a job…it’s time consuming!) planning a wedding (2 weeks and 1 day to go…omgomgomg) semi-moving (I’m slowly moving some of my stuff into our new house…I won’t be living there until after the wedding though)... View Article


4 Keys to a Successful Health & Fitness Journey

Posted on April 1, 2014 at 8:34 am by

Pointing your health & fitness journey in the right direction can be confusing. I always get asked for advice on where to start and what to do. We are constantly given an overload of information that can make us go crazy if we let it. So today I want to share 4 BASIC keys to a successful health & fitness journey. I’m gonna break it down as easily as I can: Side note: If you follow me on Instagram, you... View Article