15.5: Accepting Your Flaws & Moving Forward

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Guest post by contributor and ambassador, Tasha Parks For anyone keeping track, there have been thrusters in every final Open WOD for the past four years: 11.5 was thrusters and pullups 12.5 was thrusters and chest to bars 13.5 was thrusters and chest to bars 14.5 … [Read more...]

Why Under-Eating is Making You Gain Weight

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Recently, I have been reading more than you care to understand about nutrition. I know that I kind of do that anyway, I love food and how it works in our bodies. But I have recently switched my focus to macronutrient nutrition in the past couple of months and I am completely … [Read more...]

Mid-Week Workout

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Happy October!!!  In case you missed it, I put together a 30-day kettlebell and core conditioning program. MAKE SURE YOU CHECK IT OUT HERE! October is a fabulous time to give this a try! (Well, anytime is really...) ;) Also, if you somehow missed my Stuffed Pepper Crockpot … [Read more...]

Weekend Wrap-up & Tomorrow’s Workout

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This weekend was not a typical weekend for me! In fact, it was ten times better! I may have gotten zero laundry washed (it's in the washer now) and I might not have gotten a single ounce of food prepped (I still have some left overs), but I had a freaking blast. First up, … [Read more...]

Beginner Kettlebells: Learn the Basics!

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When it comes to working out, there’s nothing quite like the kettlebell to get the job done.  In fact, when most people ask me what they can do to get in shape, I say “buy a kettlebell.” A kettlebell is a big round cast-iron looking ball with a handle.  They are extremely … [Read more...]