Fasted Cardio: Is it Good or Bad?


Wow, I can’t believe how quickly the last seven days have passed! My parents were here visiting last week (they left early this morning…sniff sniff) and as always, I had a blast showing them around this beautiful state. This was when we … [Continue reading]

Friday Favorites: Late Wildflowers, Free Glute Workout, & Eating All the Foods


Rabbit Mountain, Longmont, CO 1. My parents’ being in town! Shane and I live in a little urban development community, and we also live in a little condo. It’s got 2 bedrooms, but it’s been proven time and time again that it’s just way too cramped to … [Continue reading]

Trainer Eats


Hi friends! I thought that I’d document another day’s worth of eats, just like I did last week. Two in a row! I aptly named this post Trainer Eats because I’m sharing yesterday’s meals and snacks with you all, and Tuesdays are a busy training day … [Continue reading]

Delts of Doom Workout: 5 Best Exercises for Sculpted Shoulders!


Did you know the shoulders are my least favorite muscle group to train? It goes back to an overuse injury I incurred in high school and college from playing volleyball. Day after day, hour after hour, I’d swing, serve, and spike the ball. Now my … [Continue reading]

FTP Testing, Weekly Workouts, & Weekly Workout Playlist


This weekend was an unusual one. My parents are coming to Colorado today, and I’m so darn excited! The last time they visited was in June, which is just way too long. Anyway, instead of our usual Colorado weekend antics, we spent a good part of it … [Continue reading]

Just Start


Hi, friends! Happy Friday to ya. I’ve got a busy day today – and actually a busy weekend ahead, too. My parents are coming to visit Colorado next week, and I’m trying to tie up loose ends on projects so I can have a clearer schedule to spend with … [Continue reading]

5 Ways to Transition Your Summer Workouts into Fall


For the past three months, driving in Boulder hasn’t been too bad. It’s what I like to call a big small town (or a small big city) and it’s just the perfect size to me. But as I was sitting in traffic on Baseline Rd. last week, I noticed the long … [Continue reading]

What I’m Eating Lately


Starbucks PSL + a No Bake Cranberry Crunch Protein Bar Good morning! I hope your week is off to a good start. Man, having Monday off really threw me through a loop. I thought I had everything ready to go Monday night, but come Tuesday morning, it … [Continue reading]

Heil Valley Ranch Trail Running + Labor Day Weekend Happenings


Rocky Mountain National Park + rainbow Wow, what a jam-packed weekend of fun! While it was a super active and fun weekend, it also left me feeling pretty refreshed, and ready to tackle the week ahead! Friday morning pretty much kicked off the … [Continue reading]

10 Gym Bag Essentials for Women to Keep Your Fitness Game On Point


Let me take you back to a day in the life when I was training and managing my gym back in Normal, IL. I remember I had booked my schedule chock full that day, training from 6a-10a, managing the gym until 5p, and then training again until 7p. I … [Continue reading]