Rediscover You

If I had to choose two words to describe the last two years of my life they would be overcome and rediscover. To make a long story really short about two years ago my husband and I made a very quick decision to move to South Carolina. At this time I was a lost. My…

How To’s: Kettlebell Figure 8’s

Kettlebell figure 8’s are great for working the hamstrings, butt, back, arms, and core. To do them correctly you need to position your legs a little wider than your shoulders, slight bend in the knees and bend at the hips when you go down. It shouldn’t be a squat. When you come up thrust your…

How To’s: Kettlebell Swings

Kettlebell swings are great for the legs, back, butt, and core–among other things. They are a great full body movement. Be sure to bend at the hips, not in the legs. Stand with a slight bend in the knee’s and try to bring the torso as parallel with the floor as possible. Give it a…

5 MINUTE CORE (VIDEO)

Take a look at this quick 5 min core workout. You can switch it up any way that you would like. Be on the lookout for more quick workouts.

How Changing WHEN you Eat Can Help you Lose Weight

Last week in our post Understanding Metabolism, we discussed some of the basics of metabolism and how our bodies process food and calories. Be sure to check that post out if you want to catch up on what we’re discussing today. There are a few things I want to address specifically when it comes to…

Permanently Quarantined

Quarantine. Confinement. Alone. Separated. Those words have such a negative connotation, and for good reason. When you read them you begin to feel their effects as your mood shifts from positive to gloomy. We’ve lived our whole lives out in the open, free to go here and there, see those we love, and then suddenly…

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…

This is Lifeblood

Things aren’t perfect, we know this. But sometimes you just feel like saying, “you’ve got to be kidding me!” We try to roll with the punches and get back up every time we’re knocked down, but sometimes we get hit so hard the lights go out. When we get back up, IF we get back…

Through the Storm

Do you ever feel as if nothing is going your way? You can plan, pray, and hope for the best but suddenly everything comes crashing down around you? This has been my life for the past couple months. It all started around Christmas time when we had plans to go do something fun but then…

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…