#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…

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…

#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!…

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…

#MacroFriendlyMonday — Rock N Roll Sushi {Restaurant Review}

  In case you are interested, I reviewed Stix, which is another local sushi / hibachi restaurant. That post can be found here. Reader Questions:1/ Have you tried any new restaurants during quarantine that I should know about?2/ Would you try the squid salad? P.S. If you are interested in getting a custom set of…

Five Tips For Effective & Efficient Self Care {FTT}

Life is crazy busy. I get it. As women, we often put ourselves last. However, if we are going to show up at our best in service of others, it is vital that we keep our cup full. With that in mind, here’s 5 tips for effective, but also efficient self-care! 1️⃣ Know what qualifies….

I Love Her

I thought that being who I was “supposed to be” would make me happy. All those years of trying to conform to what I thought others wanted me to be, but I was miserable. When I decided to lay down the people pleasing, I wasn’t even sure who “I” even was. I had never really…

Five MORE Tips For Managing Chaotic Times {FTT}

I can’t approach Five Tips Tuesday these days without taking into account the current situation of the entire world and the impact of COVID19 on absolutely every aspect of our lives right now. Chaos creates extra stress, which means your brain power is pretty much tapped out. That makes it difficult to keep up with…

Five+ Scripture-Based Tips For Boosting Immunity {FTT}

Something a little different this week for #FiveTipsTuesday. I know that we are all being very diligent right now to do whatever we can to boost our immune system and guard against illness. How many of us are being as diligent to guard ourselves spiritually right now? For myself personally, and many who have reached…

#MacroFriendlyMondays — Healthy Sushi / Hibachi Options 🍣

This weeks post is a bit different as it’s not a recipe, but a healthy menu option if you find yourself at a sushi restaurant! This order was from Stix, but you can likely get it at almost any sushi / hibachi place! I was pleasantly surprised that they finally got on board with the…

A Quick #MacroHack {Vlog}

  ✅ When using salad dressings like vinaigrettes that have a lot of oil that separates to the top, you can save on fat and calories by discarding a good portion of it. ✅ Note: I am not advocating avoiding using some oil or fats in your salad, as you need them to help absorb…