Anybody who has tried to change their weight has probably heard at some point in their life that the scale lies because “muscle weighs more than fat”. Is this true? Should you ditch your scale for good? Let me break it down for you… Fat vs. Muscle The saying that “muscle weighs more than fat” isn’t entirely true. I mean 1 pound is 1 pound no matter if its 1lb of feathers or 1lb of rocks. So its impossible for 1lb of muscle to actually be heavier than 1lb of fat. However the saying still has some truth behind it. What the saying really means isRead More →

Nothing is more frustrating then when the scale suddenly stops moving. Especially when you feel like you are already doing all of the right things. You are watching what you eat and you’re hitting the gym, but the scale just isn’t cooperating. This is usually when most people would throw in the towel and quit. But that’s not you! Instead of giving up all together, try these few simple tips for how to break past a weight loss plateau.  What is a plateau & how to know if you’re in one A weight loss plateau is basically when you have already been successfully losing weightRead More →

Building muscle takes a lot of hard work, time, and patience. Unfortunately it won’t happen overnight, and it most likely won’t happen without a plan. So if you’ve been trying to build muscle but haven’t see a lot of success, then keep reading. Or if you would like to start focusing on building muscle but aren’t sure what to do, then this is also for you. Here are my top tips for how to build muscle and get stronger in the gym.  Have a Workout Plan Building muscle requires you to have a thorough strength training program. You want a program that hits all ofRead More →

There is so much conflicting nutrition advice out there on the internet that it can be really confusing to know what is true or not. And cheat meals are definitely part of this confusion. Some people claim that cheat meals undo all of your hard work and make you gain weight, while others claim that they help fire up your metabolism and speed up your weight loss. So what is actually true? Are cheat meals helpful or hurtful for weight loss? Let me break it down for you… What is a “Cheat Meal”? A cheat meal is basically a meal that is usually considered unhealthyRead More →

There are so many “fitness” products out there that it can be overwhelming to even know where to start! Do you need the fancy yoga pants? Or hundred dollar headphones? Or flashy running shoes? Or worse yet, maybe you splurge on the cute leggings only to find that they’re totally not squat proof (I’ve been there!). Workout gear can be expensive, so stop wasting your money on crappy products, or things you don’t need. I’ve done my research (and tested out lots of products) to compile a list of my favorite high quality, yet typically affordable workout gear! Clothing Electronics AccessoriesRead More →

Are you finding yourself doing hours of cardio each week but not seeing the results that you were originally hoping for? It’s time to stop wasting your time and choose a more efficient workout! So many people believe that cardio is the best way to lose weight because it helps burn the most calories. And while yes it does help burn a lot of calories in the moment, it’s also just as important to incorporate resistance training into your routine as well. So stop spending countless hours on the treadmill! I’m here to tell you why the treadmill (or any other form of cardio) isn’tRead More →

Protein has been getting so much media attention lately, and for a good reason! Protein is such a vital macronutrient, yet it’s one that most people are lacking in. And if you’re trying to lose weight, lean down, or build muscle then protein might even be the most important macronutrient of your diet! So let me explain exactly why protein is important and how to easily eat more of it! The Importance of Protein Protein is made up of amino acids, which are the building blocks of muscle. This is why protein consumption is so crucial for a healthy body composition. So if you wantRead More →

If you like to cook then you probably find yourself slowly collecting different kitchen gadgets. Maybe it started with a fancy blender, or a crockpot, but then all of a sudden you find your kitchen cabinets bursting with all of these different appliances. Today I want to share with you my favorite kitchen gadgets that I use most often. So if you’re only going to invest in a few staple gadgets, then definitely make them be things on this list! Crockpot I absolutely love my Crockpot! It’s great to be able to just throw ingredients in the crockpot and then just walk away and let itRead More →

If you’re trying to eat healthy then you’ve probably noticed that it can be very easy to see your grocery bill skyrocket. If you aren’t careful, you might even see your grocery bill double! This can make it really easy to give up, thinking that you can’t financially afford to eat healthy. Because let’s be honest, having spaghetti every night can be extremely cheap. And while your wallet might like it, your waist line will not. So today I want to show you how to save money on your grocery bill and be less waste, all while still eating healthy. Yes it is possible! AndRead More →

Okay so you’ve decided to start working out. Yay! That’s a huge success in itself. But now comes the hard part…deciding exactly where to start?! There are thousands of different workout options out there, most of them claiming to be “the best”, so how in the world do you pick one? Let me help you! Exercise is one of my favorite hobbies, and I’m lucky enough that I get to help hundreds of people every year get started on (or change up) their exercise journey. So today I want to teach you guys how to choose the best workout routine for your goals. DECIDE ON YOURRead More →