My Month at Bar Method

I go through super obsessive phases with workouts. When I first started running, it's all I did and I did it ALL the time. I'm talking 6-7 days a week, sometimes twice a day. After my knee got too weak for me to run anymore, I switched that obsession over to HIIT workouts to help strengthen my muscles, knee included. Over the past several months, I've started to reevaluate what my fitness goals are. Am I looking for weight loss? Do I want to run long distance again? Will I ever be able to do a pull-up and do I even want to?

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Travel Essentials

As many of you know, I recently took a two week trip around the Southern half of Ireland. Vacations are a time to let loose and have fun, but I've found that my body always experiences a little bit of shock trying to adjust when I come back home. To ease that, I try and keep up with some of my healthy habits, including snack options, self-care and staying active. Take a peek at what I currently consider to be my must have travel essentials!

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Fitness & Weight Loss Myths Busted!

Given the size of the weight loss and fitness industries, it’s no surprise that there’s more than a few falsehoods floating around out there. We all want to look better and feel fitter, which unfortunately means there are plenty of people looking to cash in on this desire - even if it means filling the general space with misrepresentations of the facts. 

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Why I Went Low Carb Paleo

I've never been one to count my carbs. A few years ago, when I started working out with a personal trainer they had me focusing on calories and fat. Not carbs. When I found Paleo, it was never about counting anything. It was about eating nutrient dense food that wasn't made with a bunch of crappy oils or filled with a ton of sugar or made with ingredients that I had to google.

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