Tag: weight loss

No Refined Sugar Challenge

Sugar has always been an issue for me. Despite knowing it’s harmful effects I always seem to slowly add it back into my life. Try as I might, my sugar tooth always seems to get the best of me. While I tend to go straight for the sugar laden candy, many people suffer from sugar

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Snow Day Workout: No Equipment Needed!

What would New England be without a big snow storm just weeks before Spring? You can never count on the weather going the way you would like living in this part of the country – that is why I like to have an arsenal of at home workouts. No excuses! Just because you can’t leave the

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Pregnancy Weight Gain

I have officially reached my second trimester! A few things I have noticed already: More Energy Less Cravings General feeling of normalness It definitely feels nice to be onto the next portion of the pregnancy, but I would be lying if I said I didn’t feel a bit guilty/discouraged about the weight I have gained

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5 Day Low Sugar Challenge

The word detox can sound a bit intimidating, so let’s try this… Low Sugar Challenge! We always have those moments where we step back and realize those treats and snacks and desserts here and there are getting a little out of control. Instead of doing some insane NO sugar detox try something a bit more

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Craving Sugar? 10 Tips To Beat Sugar Addiction

I can remember as a little kid I would love when my Grandparents would come to visit. I always asked them to bring me candy. I can so clearly remember big halloween bag sizes of Starbursts. I even made the wrappers into long chains of necklace.  I became known as the candy lover and wanted it all

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Workout Essentials: At Home Workout

If you like to get your workout in at home, or just don’t have time to make it out to the local gym these are my favorite at home equipment pieces. I also believe you get the biggest bang for your buck on these. Exercise Bands: Exercise bands are amazing for at home workouts or

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Strawberry Banana Icy Almond Shake

If you love dessert like I LOVE dessert, then you must try this recipe. You can make this as a shake or if you want to feel like your eating icecream add more ice and have a chunkier consistency so you can eat it with a spoon. Ingredients 1 cup whole frozen strawberries 1 ripe

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Raw Food Reset: Day 2

As we come to a close on day 2 of my raw food reset challenge, I have discovered that following a raw diet is all about planning. It may sound silly, but if all you are eating is raw you need to be very careful about how many calories and macros you are taking in.

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Hotel Workout – No Equipment Required

I am staying overnight in a beautiful hotel in Boston this week and am taking full advantage of a great gym space. I have been to some crappy hotel gyms and I must say this one may be the best I have seen. It is also really nice when you are the only person in

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