5 Things I Wish I Had Known Before A Big Weight Loss

Contains affiliate links. See Disclosure for details. Opinions are my own. Honestly, part of me barely knows where to begin with this post! There are so many aspects of a large weight-loss journey that have been surprise. Or at least, many things I hadn't previously thought about. At the beginning of my journey I was like most people with a large amount of weight to lose. All I could focus on was the scale and numbers. When I started my journey I was 249 lbs, a new twin-mom, and was overwhelmed by life. While I had been overweight all my…
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10 Reasons To Eat A Plant-Based Diet

This post contains affiliate links. See Disclosure for details. Opinions are my own. Eating a plant-based diet is one of the fastest growing food trends worldwide. The amount of people moving toward a plant-based diet has been steadily increasing since 2017. So you might be asking yourself, what is it all about? Is this something for me? What Is A Plant-Based Diet? A plant-based diet focuses on whole, minimally processed foods. The diet emphasizes eating plants including vegetables, fruits, nuts, seeds, grains, legumes as your primary food sources. This way of eating minimizes or eliminates animal products including meat, dairy…
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Why You Need An Accountability Partner

This post contains affiliate links. See Disclosure for details. Opinions are my own. How many times have you tried joining a gym or sticking to a diet or healthy eating? If you're like many people around the world, the answer is probably countless times. For over 20 years I was the same way! The truth is, failing at health and fitness related goals is a terribly common occurrence. But it turns out, the solution to sticking to a fitness and diet plan is fairly simple. Enter, the accountability partner. One of the biggest mistakes a person can make on their…
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7 Youtube Fitness Channels For Women

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Post contains affiliate links. See Disclosure for details. Opinions are my own. Perhaps you're not quite ready to dip your feet into a serious program like the 21 Day Fix, P90X, 80 Day Obsession or Transform:20? I totally understand! Before I committed to my fitness and Beachbody, I tried Way of Gray home workouts. They were great and showed me that I could exercise but they certainly didn't give me results like Beachbody. But again, if you're not ready for a big program than short Youtube fitness videos may be for you. The right Youtube account can give you the…
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80 Day Obsession Approved Desserts

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Post contains affiliate links. See disclosure for details. Opinions are my own. Even when you're doing a strict workout program, like 80 Day Obsession, it's natural to still crave sweets and desserts. The important thing is to have something sweet that fits with your eating plan. Plus, satisfying your sweet tooth in a healthy way will help prevent overeating and bingeing later on. Everyone looks forward to dessert! Personally, I treat myself to something sweet at the end of the week and I look forward to it all week long. Also, eating healthy doesn't have to be disappointing! Here is…
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6 Motivational Books For Your Health Journey

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This post contains affiliate links. See Disclosure for details. Opinions are my own. Since starting my health and fitness journey a couple of years ago, I've made a point to read about personal development every day. Well, I try to read a few pages or posts every day at least! Honestly, I believe the reason I was never successful with my weight-loss in the past was because I focused only on my external appearance. In the past, I didn't make an attempt to heal myself on the inside. I now know that healing yourself from the inside out is such…
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Getting Lean With Intermittent Fasting

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This post contains affiliate links. See Disclosure for details. Opinions are my own. Healthy eating and managing a waistline is difficult for so many people! And it is something I used to find super challenging. But since discovering and implementing intermittent fasting into my life, everything about how I manage my weight-loss has changed. It's so important to take care of our bodies properly when we begin a health and fitness journey. What we eat to nourish our bodies is absolutely important but equally important is how we nourish our bodies. Nourishing With Intermittent Fasting Does it matter when you…
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5 Fitness Products I Can’t Live Without

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This post contains affiliate links. See Disclosure for details. Opinions are my own. I'm obsessed with fitness products! Anything that makes my workouts more efficient or fun, I am willing to try it out. This is a small collection of my favourite fitness products, I am not being compensated at all for my opinions. The five products below are items that I use on an almost daily basis. Literally, I can't live without them! My Favourite Fitness Products: Garmin Forerunner 235. I am in love with my Garmin. It has completely changed the way I workout and how I approach…
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10 Tips For Your First Half-Marathon

This post contains affiliate links. See Disclosure for details. Opinions are my own. In October 2018, I ran my very first half-marathon! The half-marathon was my goal for the year, something that I spent all my free time training for and put all my focus into. I went from being a non-runner in the Fall of 2017 to running a huge race one year later. So far, it is my proudest fitness achievement. But going from being a non-runner to running a half-marathon means that every experience along the way was brand new. The moment I ran past 3km I…
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Workout Playlist: January 2019

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This post contains affiliate links. See Disclosure for details. Opinions are my own. Have you started a new fitness regime this New Year and are looking for a fun and upbeat workout playlist? I have you covered! Personally, I need fast-paced and energetic music to keep me pumped throughout my workout. Everyone knows that all it takes is the right playlist to turn a good workout into an epic workout. And I always strive for epic! Looking For New Music? I'm always looking for new music. And I like keeping my workout playlist fresh. When I'm looking for new music…
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