5 Fun Ways to Exercise on a Budget

With summer ending and the holidays quickly approaching (seriously, what?!), we’re all looking for ways to save a little money. While gym memberships can be expensive and often go unused, no one wants their finances to affect their ability to stay active. Here are five tips and ideas for keeping a healthy active lifestyle without … Continue Reading

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How I Decided to Ditch the Scale and Celebrate Self-Confidence Instead

With New Year’s resolutions rampant in everyone’s minds, many of us are worried about the number that we see when we step on the scale. After holiday indulging and being away from our normal routines, we have the tendency to feel like we need to fix ourselves. For many years I’ve looked to the number … Continue Reading

Using Fitness to Combat Depression and Anxiety

“Every day begins with an act of courage: getting out of bed.” -Mason Cooley The hardest part of the day is sometimes just starting it. Getting the momentum necessary to have a productive day is a battle every single time the sun comes up. Whether you suffer from a mental illness or not, a common … Continue Reading

8 Things I Learned When I Ditched the Elliptical for Weights

Hours went by of me sweating my butt off on the elliptical, bike and any other cardio machine you find at your average gym. It was a safe zone, a place where you didn’t need much knowledge to use the equipment correctly. I saw the other ladies at the gym strutting their stuff on those … Continue Reading

Here’s What Happened When I Joined A Gym

The Background: I finally did it. I joined a gym. Yep, I conformed to everyone and their mothers’ New Year’s Resolutions to look good and feel good in 2016. I typically don’t make New Year’s Resolutions. I’m pretty sure it’s because I have tried in the past and always feel discouraged when I fail literally … Continue Reading