10 Things I Wish I Knew When I Started Working Out

I've been actively exercising for about four years now. It's been a long–and sometimes difficult–journey, full of rough periods of plateau, injury, and frustration. But I've made it through, and come out at lot stronger on the other side (both figuratively and literally). Along the way I've picked up quite a few lessons that have … Continue reading 10 Things I Wish I Knew When I Started Working Out

My Favorite Cheap, Easy, and Healthy Lunch and Dinner Meals Under $3

Cooking at home is one of my favorite ways to stay healthy, but it can be a little overwhelming sometimes. Lots of recipes take hours to make or require expensive ingredients you'll probably never use again. And those that are quick often tend to be somewhat unhealthy (e.g. mac and cheese or a hot dog). … Continue reading My Favorite Cheap, Easy, and Healthy Lunch and Dinner Meals Under $3

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