Understanding Metabolism

Diet can be hard to get right when it comes to losing weight. A lot of people have the assumption that if they eat less they will lose weight. However, this is not always the case, and it can actually cause you to gain weight. First, we need to lay the groundwork for how calorie…

East Coast Beaches Review

A1A Beaches, FL A1A, also known as “Beachfront Avenue,” is one of the coolest places you could visit along the east coast. I suppose I should rephrase it as being a place to it being several places. A1A Runs almost the full length of Florida’s east coast with several stops along the way. The beaches…

In the World But Not of It.

Jesus came down so that everyone who chooses him could be saved. He pulls us out of our sin and gives us new life. Time after time I have failed but He is always there to pick me back up. Isn’t it amazing!? I often times think to myself if I were a disciple following…

Certainty in Uncertainty

Several years ago during my sophomore year of college I found myself at my wits end. I had been awake over 42hrs unable to sleep from post-blood clot pain in my leg, I was anxious, and I was on the verge of a very large mental breakdown. My alarm clock had just gone off and…

Morning HIIT Routine.

Check out one of my favorite body weight HIIT routines. HIIT stands for high intensity interval training. For this workout you’ll want to do it as quickly as possible with as little rest. Complete all exercises and then rest. Of course, if you need to rest at any point then do it. Repeat these four…

Rushing Recovery: Getting Back to Normal After A Serious Injury

My experience with blood clots was nothing short of traumatic, and one thing I had to keep in mind is that process IS progress. I would tell myself: “Everyday you get to wake up and can take a deep breath is a miracle, especially considering what you’ve just been through. It’s not a small thing living…

Overcoming Worry.

Sometimes I feel like worrying is my second nature. It has a way of sinking its ugly hooks into us before we even realize what is happening. Too often I have let it consume and control my life! I worry about everything. Will our grocery budget stretch? Is the zit on my face too big?…

Healthy Eating: Starting Off Right

Coffee is fantastic by itself, but you can’t JUST get a coffee from Starbucks when a blueberry muffin would go with it perfectly… see where I’m going with this?

Making Fitness Apart of Life

Whats the biggest reason you’ve fallen of the wagon with a diet, or going to the gym, or any area of health & fitness? The answer would probably be… Life! Right? Sometimes life just gets in the way. But perhaps that’s the problem. We try throwing fitness into the life we already have instead cultivating…