Five Things Friday


As the saying goes, “Life is what happens when you’re busy making other plans.” Still, I’m pretty happy it’s Friday.

In the interest of appreciating every moment we have though, I’d like to share five things from the week that have been keeping me happy in the moment.

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Deluxe Healthy Tuna Melt


Oh my goodness — this tuna melt rocks my world. As I mentioned before, things have been a little hectic lately with school, teaching at Sweat Garage, and keeping up with you lovely folks. So, I've been looking for quick and easy recipes to … [Continue reading]

Tips for Staying Fit & Hydrated This Fall & a FREE Event!


Eight cups of water per day? 12 glasses of fluid per day? 24 oz of H2O pre and post exercise — which is it? We've all heard different recommendations for the amount of water we should drink daily, so it can be a bit confusing trying to determine … [Continue reading]

From Downward Dog to Dinner


Don't worry guys, this is not turning into a fashion blog. I'm definitely not cool enough for that. That, and the fact that my fiance-turned-photographer does not have the patience to put up with the demanding diva persona that emerges whenever … [Continue reading]

What to Eat Pre & Post Workout


As some of you know, I recently began teaching classes at the popular fitness studio in my area, Sweat Garage. Sweat Garage is a circuit-style cardio and strength training class incorporating treadmill intervals, weights, plyometrics, jump roping, … [Continue reading]

5 Fitness Tips For Busy Moms


Good morning and Happy Monday friends! I hope your week is off to an amazing start. This week is already incredibly busy for me with two exams in the next two days in my not so easy classes — Microbiology and Physiology. So instead of eeking out … [Continue reading]

4 Weeks of Wellness with Grokker

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The following post is sponsored by FitFluential LLC on behalf of Grokker, however all opinions are my own. What is Grokker, you ask? Grokker is a brand new, online community offering premium videos on healthy cooking, yoga and fitness from some of … [Continue reading]

7-Layer Dip Potato Skins


Ah, football season. Afternoons spent sprawled on the couch with a beer in one hand and a potato chip in the other, watching dudes trample each other on live television. It's my least favorite thing about fall. I've said it before. I like … [Continue reading]

15-Minute CardiYoga Sequence
with Cozy Orange


Anyone who has ever said that yoga is too slow for them has obviously never tried CardiYoga. What's "CardiYoga" you ask? It's cardio meets yoga — a fast-paced, heart-pumping exercise hybrid intended to sculpt your muscles and at the same time … [Continue reading]

Taryn Brumfitt’s 10 Tips to
Embracing Your Body


Two weeks ago, we talked about how Size Doesn't Matter (given that the labels clothing companies slap on their garments are completely arbitrary). Knowing that size doesn't matter and accepting that your size doesn't matter are two different … [Continue reading]