Full Body, No Equipment Needed Quick Circuit Workout

Full Body, No Equipment Needed Quick Circuit Workout

Do you ever find yourself stuck in a hotel room, out of town visiting friends or trapped inside with no access to workout equipment or a gym? We’ve all been there at one time or another but don’t let that keep you from getting in a workout! Here is a quick circuit workout you can do anywhere, no excuses 😉 Give it a try! Circuit (10 Rounds, as fast as possible) 5 Burpees 10 Push-ups 20 Squats 15 Sit-ups This is…

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5 Tips to Maintain a Long-term Exercise Routine

5 Tips to Maintain a Long-term Exercise Routine

Today’s post is a bit different. There is no sample workout routine, just some tips and thoughts about what I have gathered in successfully maintaining an exercise routine. I have tried a bit of everything. I have things I like more than others and I get in streaks, both good and bad, but you need to find what works for you. What I have noticed is that too often we beat ourselves up if we’re not busting our tails everyday…

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Anytime Oven-Roasted Veggies

Anytime Oven-Roasted Veggies

So on the first day of spring, I roasted mostly fall vegetables. Now I know sweet potatoes and Brussels sprouts aren’t necessarily your traditional Spring-time veggies of choice, but they are some of my favorites and I’ll eat them any day of the year. 🙂 Roasting vegetables is one of my favorite methods of preparation because it brings out the natural sweetness of the veggies in a sort of caramelizing, delicious process. You can roast nearly any vegetable and the…

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Top 5 Full Body Dumbbell Exercises to Start Now!

Top 5 Full Body Dumbbell Exercises to Start Now!

When you workout, you want to maximize your efforts and minimize your time, right? You’ll want to get these exercises started right now to get that full-body blast that you’ve been looking for! These dumbbell exercises are great to do on their own or can be added in to your regular workout routine. I incorporate these exercises regularly into my routine and they always leave me feeling out of breath and winded, but in the greatest way. All of these…

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Salt and Vinegar Kale Chips

Salt and Vinegar Kale Chips

Kale – a superfood! Why not give this a try?! Maybe you’re like me and have given kale chips a try and burnt them the first time…oops! It’s ok, just try again! Experimenting with food is so fun, challenging and most often, very rewarding. Making kale chips can be a delicate process to get them at the right crispiness, but I assure you, it can be done. So here you have a classic potato chip flavor baked right into this…

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Healthy Paleo Sweet Potato Hash Recipe

Healthy Paleo Sweet Potato Hash Recipe

Paleo or not, this one is a must try for you! This colorful, fiber-rich, one-skillet meal will be sure to please. This sweet potato hash could be made for either a savory breakfast or breakfast-for-dinner option. You’ll be glad to know that this recipe is simple to make with easy ingredients…you can’t beat that! I found this one online but made a few adjustments for personal preference. A healthy balance of carbs, proteins and fats makes this a well-balanced and satisfying…

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Healthy Baked Cinnamon Bananas Recipe

Healthy Baked Cinnamon Bananas Recipe

Bananas are one of my favorite fruits because they are so tasty and because they can be very versatile. This take on bananas is a must try! These baked cinnamon bananas are quick, easy and will satisfy your sweet tooth without packing on the calories. Ingredients: 1 banana (or 2 or 3, depending on how many you’re making these for!) Cinnamon Coconut oil What you do: Preheat oven to 400°F. Cut banana into 1/4 inch slices. Spread out on baking…

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Chest Circuit Workout

Chest Circuit Workout

What do ya know?! It’s Monday, which means I train chest 😀 It felt great to get in a good sweat early this morning and I am glad to see it a bit warmer today! I wanted something that would get my heart rate up but also wanted to feel the burn from some resistance, which led to this quick circuit below. 5 rounds 20 dumbbell chest presses 20 chest flyes 20 push-ups 1 minute jump rope or mountain climbers…

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Simple Circuit Ideas

Simple Circuit Ideas

Y’all, exercise doesn’t have to be extravagant to be effective and I always say, “something is better than nothing.” If you are looking for something quick and effective that you can do in your home with little to no equipment, keep reading! Putting together a circuit of exercise can be very simple but sometimes we over-complicate making the perfect workout to do. If you’re sweating, getting your heart rate up or breathing heavy, then you can consider it a success!…

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Easy Oven-Baked Hawaiian Chicken Recipe

Easy Oven-Baked Hawaiian Chicken Recipe

If you are like me, you are looking for a quick and simple dinner to make and don’t want to spend hours cooking in the evenings. So when it comes to cooking, it doesn’t get much easier than this. This Hawaiian chicken recipe has just 3 simple ingredients. In addition, you’ll only have to get one pan dirty. I’d say that is a win-win! Ingredients: 3 chicken breasts BBQ sauce of choice (I used Sweet Baby Rays) 1 can of…

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