Tackling The Office Treats

The lunch table at my job the other day was brimming with temptation: dark chocolate almond cookies, sweet potato chips, fun-sized chocolates, a Dairy Queen blizzard cake– it is a small table and it looked endless. Funny enough I work at a running store, which would make you think there’d be nothing but a mecca… Continue reading Tackling The Office Treats

Love The Body You Have For The Body You Want

There are days when I wake up and cannot do anything other than pick at my flaws: poking and prodding my stomach, squeezing my face, fussing with my hair. We all have days like this, where we wake up just to be our own own worst enemy. During my college years I used to have… Continue reading Love The Body You Have For The Body You Want

So You Want Abs? Work For Them! Part III

I used to do endless crunches, hoping and wishing my 6 pack would join me. We are constantly inundated with infomercials and headlines that scream “The 6 best moves for a 6 pack” but do you ever notice that actual workout videos focused on solely getting those defined cuts–such as say “Hip Hop Abs”– include… Continue reading So You Want Abs? Work For Them! Part III

So You Want Abs? Eat for Them! Part II

I hate diets. I do not believe in diets. The idea that you should move two steps forward, then 3 steps back once you have reached success seems counterintuitive to me. Once you jump back, you will move forward again to then find yourself in the same spot you started. Basically, you become a hamster… Continue reading So You Want Abs? Eat for Them! Part II

So You Want Abs? (Part I)

I recently had an old college friend e-mail me to ask for help. She was in the same situation I was in just 8 months back: finally having lost all the weight she gained in college, she wanted to know what she had to do for abs.   That is how it started for me.… Continue reading So You Want Abs? (Part I)