#GiveMe30HabitProject 07.01.2020 {Burpees!}

Welcome to the 19th habit in the #GiveMe30HabitProject!! See this post for all the details and backstory! This month’s habit is all about challenging yourself to do something uncomfortable!   This month’s challenge is to do burpees, specifically 20 burpees every day for the full month. It does not matter when or how you do them, just…

Five Tips For Accomplishing A Dream Goal

As many of you know, I recently completed my first book manuscript and sent it to the publisher. This was something that required a great deal of focus and dedication. Projects like this are not something that we can approach half-heartedly or for the wrong reasons. With that in mind, here are five tips for…

MacroFriendlyMonday — Cookies & Cream Protein Bowl

I’m a die hard cookies and cream fan. Experimenting with a #MacroFriendly version of the Edwards Oreo pies and it’s a keeper! This is packed with protein and healthy enough for breakfast! You could also triple it and make a pie by using a premade Oreo crust. 🥣 Ingredients:✅ 12 oz Siggis dairy plain Skyr…

Five Tips For Muscle Growth {FTT}

Most anyone who has been training for any duration of time knows the basics of progressive overload: time under tension, volume, density, frequency, etc. But there are things you may be overlooking that implement those principles in ways that are leaving some of your potential for gains on table. These are by no means all…

Why I Stopped Drinking

2 fun facts about me: 1️⃣ I waited until I was 21 to drink.2️⃣ Today marks 8 years since I have had any alcohol🍷🍺🍸🍹 Always one for following the rules, I may have been one of the few humans in history to have waited until I was 21 to drink. I worked midnights as a…

Perfect Love

I’m sure it was the wrong attitude to have, but I had absolutely zero intention of posting or sharing any thoughts surrounding the current events. However, the Lord pricked my heart with some thoughts that I just could not keep to myself. It’s my belief that fear and misunderstanding create the perfect ground for negative…

#GiveMe30HabitChallenge 06.01.2020 {Stretching}

Welcome to the 18th habit in the #GiveMe30HabitProject!! See this post for all the details and backstory! This month’s habit is to stretch daily! This month’s habit challenge is designed to help keep your body moving well and eliminate some common nagging aches and pains. As an added bonus, stretching can help improve function and decrease stress!…

Habit Hack: Start Small!

  Many times our new habits fail simply because we take them to the extreme. We feel like that’s the only way we will get results. The truth is that an imperfect habit practiced consistently will yield you more return over time then a perfect habit practiced occasionally. For long-term results, you are after a…

Five Tips For Finding Personal Growth Content {FTT}

I’m always studying one thing or another. Not only for expanding my knowledge base, but also to make connections between ideas that I haven’t had before. I’m also interested in taking ideas and making them both relatable and actionable—knowledge without implementation is not very useful. The thing about the pursuit of personal growth is that…

Kaci’s FridayFind — PlateMate Magnetic Hex Weights!

  Shoutout to @LoriFitLife for recommending these! In the event that you have a limited set of dumbbells at home, these are super handy! They add 1.25lbs each so you can turn your dumbbells into the incremental weights you need in order to implement progressive overload without buying all the various weights. The description says…

2020 Vision

This was definitely funny, but the more I thought about it, the more I just couldn’t help but think about the truth of what God’s perspective on 2020 would be. While our view of this year might be negative at the present, I think that hindsight on 2020 will be 20/20, and we will be…

Five Tips ForNavigatingAnxiety {FTT}

In undergrad I battled anxiety to the point of insomnia and panic attacks. I’m not going to pretend to be an expert, but I can relate to how debilitating and isolating it can feel. Every so often, my anxious tendencies creep back in, but I have learned how to prevent and manage it in a…