IDEA World Blogfest 2016 Recap + a Quick Band Workout

IDEA World Blogfest 2016 - LA Fitness Bloggers

Wow, what a weekend. From the workouts to the expert panels to the amazing influencers I got to meet, this year's IDEA World Blogfest was the best yet. I kicked off the marathon health and fitness event with a super early morning workout with … [Continue reading]

4 Surprising Facts About Hydration

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One of the most common questions I hear as a soon-to-be Registered Dietitian Nutritionist and a personal trainer is, "How much water should I drink a day?" The go-to answer (which I think everyone has heard) is eight glasses a day. But it's … [Continue reading]

How to Start an Herb Garden
(for Dummies)

How to start an herb garden

A simple tutorial on how to start an herb garden. Quick, easy steps for novice gardeners! I'm a fly-by-the-seat-of-your-pants kind of cook. Instead of following a logical process — finding a recipe, going to the grocery store and buying the … [Continue reading]

A Peek Inside My Travel Bag

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For a person who is pretty stuck in her ways, it's amazing that I lasted five weeks abroad. Though I absolutely love to travel, two weeks away from home is usually my limit. After that, I start to desperately miss my bed, my yoga classes, my … [Continue reading]

Green Apple Green Lentil
Quinoa Salad

Vegan Green Lentil Quinoa Salad

This protein-packed, gluten-free, vegan lentil and quinoa salad is full of flavor thanks to tart green apples and tangy white wine vinegar. Try it out for your next summer BBQ or potluck! I've been attempting to work more plant-based meals … [Continue reading]

An Equipment-Free 20-Minute
Power Yoga Workout

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This fun and challenging power yoga workout can be done anywhere (by anyone), in approximately 20 minutes, using just your bodyweight. It’s a total body toner, and it helps improve balance and flexibility! Greetings friends! If you’ve been … [Continue reading]

Simple Healthy Chilaquiles

Simple Healthy Chilaquiles

These healthy chilaquiles are so quick and easy. Try this recipe the next time you're looking for a tasty, nourishing breakfast in just 20 minutes flat! Greetings from San Sebastian friends! As you read this, I'm lounging seaside, enjoying two … [Continue reading]

Skinny Kiwi Margaritas

Skinny Kiwi Margarita

A fun take on the traditional "skinny margarita" — this Skinny Kiwi Margarita is a healthy option for festive summer sips made with fresh kiwis, orange, and lime. I hope you didn't get all cocktailed-out yesterday because boy do I have a delicious … [Continue reading]

VIDEO: Plank + Plyo
Bodyweight Workout

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This high-energy plank and plyo bodyweight workout is a blast and can be done anywhere. Watch the video below and try it out while traveling this summer when you need a quick on-the-go workout! As you're reading this I should be just touching down … [Continue reading]

3 Protein-Packed
Summer Smoothie Recipes

3 Healthy Summer Smoothie Recipes

Hot weather calls for cold drinks, especially after a sweat sesh. These three delicious, healthy smoothie recipes are perfect for refueling your protein and glycogen stores after a workout — without tasting like your typical chalky protein … [Continue reading]