I thought I’d have Abs in 12 weeks

When I first started working out I thought i’d have abs in 12 weeks. Why? Because I saw an amazing mom complete 12 weeks of BBG and end up with abs! I did 3 rounds of BBG and never had abs like hers. It isn’t that I skipped workouts, didn’t work hard or ate crap. I actually never missed a …

Post Workout Protein Shake (under 300 cals)

Try this thick and creamy post workout smoothie! I’ve been drinking this on repeat! Its only 281 calories! -one serving chocolate protein powder -1 medium sweet potato (baked, skin removed) -1 cup spinach -1.25 tsp. cacao -1 tsp. ground coffee -1/2 tsp. cinnamon -1.25 cups water -6 ice cubes 37 Carbs/2 Fat/28 Protein ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Throw everything in the blender and …

Is X food good for weight loss?

People always ask me, “Is x food good for weight loss?” and my answer is always, “It depends. “Shakes are a great example of something that can work for everyone. Depending on what you add, and how much you add, a smoothie/protein shake can be great for weight loss/gain or maintenance. They can also used as a snack or to …

Meal Prepping for Two

Two different ways to meal prep for two I’ve seen a lot of “his” and “her” meals with pretty different calories, and I’m always like, “I want his” haha! For the last couple of months, I make our meals identical despite Vitali being taller and weighting 45 pounds more than me. I find it so much easier to meal prep …

“Help, I”m struggling to lose weight!”

With summer approaching I’ve been getting a lot of DMs from people struggling to lose weight. “I’m not losing weight even though i’m only eating X calories.” Some of these involve some incredibly extreme calories like 1000 or 1200 calories a day. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ In my experience, the reason most people don’t lose weight is because they aren’t actually in a …

Top 12 Ways I Stay Motivated!

While scrolling through social media you might forget that 100% people struggle with motivation at some point. I don’t care who you are, it isn’t always easy. Some days I’m proud I showed up and made, while other days I’m proud I pushed myself and crushed a workout. Your fitness journey, much like life, is going to be full of …

Low Carb High Protein Fettucini

This meal is the bomb! I threw it together while perusing the grocery store because I loveeee spending time at the grocery store. Anyway, found these epic fettucini and spaghetti noodles with amazing macros. And then I was basically being a lazy human and found a sauce I liked and have bought before and frozen cooked shrimp because protein without …

Sugar vs. Sugar (Ice Tea vs. Coke)

What do you guys think about this? I went to Starbucks the other week because it was hot and I had no ice, or tea. Fail. I attempted to order my usual, “Venti Passion iced tea, unsweetened, ez ice”. But, alas, Starbucks has joined the list of establishments that has removed the one things I order from the menu. I …

Tempeh Teriyaki

Tempeh is by far my favourite form of vegetarian protein!! It’s so versatile and easily picks up flavor! Servings: 3 Prep time: 5 minutes Cooking time: 10 minutes Calorie per serving: 176 Macros for serving: 18 carbs /9 fat /15 protein Ingredients: 1/4 cup liquid aminos or soy sauce 1/4 cup rice wine vinegar 1 Tbsp. grated ginger 4 cloves …

How to Start Working Out (at the Gym)

Two and a half years ago I could barely do a single sad push up. I definitely couldn’t do a single chin up or pull up. I could barely press the Olympic bar, and I got winded walking up stairs. The improvements in my strength and endurance didn’t happen over night. They happened as a result of over 600+ gym …