The Dumbbell Drop

Dumbbells are one of the most versatile and useful tools to have as part of a home gym. They can be used for both upper and lower body strength training, and take up a minimal amount of space. They also seem to be a staple of standard hotel and apartment gyms, which...

DIY Natural Electrolyte Drink

Whether you're training hard, spending all day out in the heat, or have someone in your household experiencing diarrhea, food poisoning, or a nasty bout of the flu, this DIY natural electrolyte drink is the perfect solution to help the body stay hydrated during...

Homemade Face Mask for Acne

This homemade face mask for acne is my secret weapon when stress strikes. It uses just two simple ingredients—bentonite clay and apple cider vinegar—and can be whipped up in a flash. When applied to skin, it helps resolve breakouts and blackheads, and acts as an...

Your Health and Happiness is Not a Destination

Many people go through life chasing happiness as if it can be found at a certain destination. “When I lose the weight, I’ll finally be happy.” “Once I resolve this health condition, then I'll start loving my body and be happy.” "I'll finally be happy once I'm...

Are You Making These 3 Common Push-up Mistakes?

The push-up is an incredibly effective body weight movement that engages the shoulders and triceps, and activates both the abdominal muscles, and the glutes. It helps build strength, has an endless amount of variations, and is easy to modify. While it seems rather...

Whole Roasted Cauliflower

If you haven't tried whole roasted cauliflower yet, this might just become your new favorite side dish. In fact, I am predicting with 99.98% certainty that whole roasted cauliflower will be the next big thing in the foodiesphere. Analysts have already declared this...

Burpee/Squat Brawl

There are a couple different workouts I always keep in my back pocket for when I'm short on time, traveling, and have no equipment around. And the burpee/squat brawl is one of my favorites (besides tabata intervals, of course.) While I can't take credit for crafting...

Whipped Magnesium Body Butter for Muscle Pain

Magnesium body butter is a sore muscle's best friend. Not only is it great for hydrating the skin, it's also an incredible way to help soothe aches and pains. I love applying this whipped magnesium body butter at night because it's a very calming, nourishing, and...

6 Signs You’re Overtraining and Need More Rest

If you've ever been involved with training or fitness in any form or capacity, chances are, you've experienced some of the signs and symptoms of overtraining. Overtraining occurs when your body is exposed to more training—or stress, than it can recover from. When...