Are Electric Skateboards Worth It? – Reflections From 1 Year In

If you're reading this post, you've probably been asking yourself questions like: Why are electric skateboards so expensive? Is it really worth it? What's the best electric skateboard if I'm not looking to break the bank? I went through the same thing a year ago and wanted to share my reflections on the journey since, … Continue reading Are Electric Skateboards Worth It? – Reflections From 1 Year In

Is Athletic Greens Worth It? A Buyer’s Guide

What Is Athletic Greens? Athletic greens is a nutritional supplement that aims to help people make sure they are getting enough vitamins and minerals in their diet every day. It is designed to be consumed daily–in drink form–and contains 75 different ingredients. According to the official site, the ingredients come from whole foods (and therefore … Continue reading Is Athletic Greens Worth It? A Buyer’s Guide

Why I Have A Minimalist Fitness Wardrobe – And Why You Should Too

In the world of fitness, it's easy to get pulled into the consumerism cycle. There are ads for fitness gear everywhere, telling you that their product is something you need to be able to do your best at the gym. It can feel sometimes like if you don't purchase an item, you'll feel left out–no … Continue reading Why I Have A Minimalist Fitness Wardrobe – And Why You Should Too

[FAFQ] How Do I Fit Exercise In On A Tight Schedule?

If you're a full time student, work a job that has a demanding schedule, have a lot of parenting responsibilities, or have any other limitations on your free time, you've probably struggled trying to fit exercise in alongside everything else. You know it's important–but it just feels so hard to find the time to get … Continue reading [FAFQ] How Do I Fit Exercise In On A Tight Schedule?

How Do I Start Eating Healthy? Prioritize Balance, Not Extremes

One of the things I find so frustrating about a lot of lifestyle and health influencers–and health culture in general–is the focus on extreme diets or non-science-backed cleanses. Consider the Keto diet–a high fat, low carb diet plan that attempts to put the body into a fat-burning state. It's everywhere. The ice cream section at … Continue reading How Do I Start Eating Healthy? Prioritize Balance, Not Extremes

How Do I Get My First Pull-Up? Easy Strategies For Strength Gain

Welcome to Frequently Asked Fitness Questions [FAFQ], a series where I answer common questions asked by women embarking on their fitness journeys! This week: the dreaded pull-up. If you're reading this, you've probably spent a lot of time frustrated that you just can't seem to get this seemingly simple move. It looks so easy, right? Well you're … Continue reading How Do I Get My First Pull-Up? Easy Strategies For Strength Gain

Some of Us Will Never Look Like Influencers, And That’s Ok

 In the last handful of years, fitness influencers have popped up everywhere. Women around the world are creating careers out of social media posts where they post selfies of their athletic bodies, advertise fitness products in deals with brands, and share fitness advice with followers who can't get enough. Some of these women have a … Continue reading Some of Us Will Never Look Like Influencers, And That’s Ok