Running Gear You’ll Want to Wear Everywhere!

*Disclaimer: Brooks Running sent me free gear in exchange for this blog post. However, all opinions and statements are my own. I truly love this brand! About three months ago I hobbled into Sports Authority (oh man, and still wearing my personal training uniform), pressing deep into my hip trying to alleviate a muscle spasm. Apparently, this is what it takes to persuade me that I need new running shoes. I walked to the back of the store to the shoe department and told the sales person to give me their best pair for running. He brought me shoes with an emblem I recognized because one of my personal training clients wears them. She’s an excellent competitive runner, so I had high Read More

My Top 10 Tips for GLOWING SKIN ALL WINTER LONG


Vitacost Hired Me to Tell You How I Keep My Skin Glowing All Winter Long!

There’s a lot to love about fall. The leaves break out into deep hues of orange and red, kitchens fill with the aroma of cinnamon and nutmeg and chilly nights are the perfect excuse to cuddle up on the couch with a bowl of popcorn and a movie. However, fall also brings dry, cold air and moisture-sucking heaters that can wreak havoc on your skin. It’s important to take action as soon as the first leaves drop to avoid waking up in the middle of winter with dry, flaky, tight skin that you can barely tolerate. Even if you have a foolproof skincare regimen for spring and summer, it will probably need some tweaks in winter to adapt to the climate change. To Read More

Soothing Stomach Smoothie


Stomach Soothing Smoothie

I can deal with fatigue, muscle soreness, or even a headache, but give me a stomach ache and my whole day is ruined. I’ve dealt with indigestion issues from a young age. I would wake up with an acidic stomach, belly aches, and a little nausea.  No matter what I ate or did that day, it would just persist. It wasn’t until I became a Pescatarian in college that I felt a difference in my digestion. A little over a year ago I made the decision to add poultry back into my diet. I still limit the amount quite a bit because I do feel best when I stick with a vegetarian and sea food diet. Sunday I woke up with Read More