Diary

Motivation Struggle Street

Well, I got sick, and missed all of last week, so I restarted “Week 2” this week. I’m sore, I’m still recovering from being sick, and I’m feeling bloated, because…. Reasons. So this week hasn’t been the easiest. I caved and had a second cheat meal, and if my muscles weren’t killing me right now,… Continue reading Motivation Struggle Street

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Fitness

Starvation Mode

The first thing people do when they’re trying to lose weight is cut out calories, but it needs to be done the right way in order to work. If you cut out too much for an extended period of time, your body will enter starvation mode.   What is Starvation Mode? When the body isn’t… Continue reading Starvation Mode

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Week 2 and Seeing Results

I’m in to my second week of the New Year. My body is sore as anything from the gym, but I’m recovering. Last week I completed all of my planned exercise, stayed within my calorie limit and macros (except for my cheat meal), and drank at least 3L of water. I’m feeling awesome. I even… Continue reading Week 2 and Seeing Results

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Sore, but Not Sorry

This morning when I rolled over to turn my alarm off…. let’s be honest, to hit snooze, I could feel it. The burning in my legs and ass, no doubt from yesterday’s resistance training. I started the Kayla Itsines Bikini Body Guide again, and yesterday was Legs and Cardio. It was hard, it was harder… Continue reading Sore, but Not Sorry

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Starting a Fitness Regime for Beginners

My last post discussed how important a healthy diet is for weight loss, more important than exercise. But that doesn’t mean exercise isn’t important too. Exercising will help speed up your results, it’ll give you more energy, it’ll make you happier, it will help you burn more calories (muscle burns more calories than fat), and… Continue reading Starting a Fitness Regime for Beginners

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Drinking Water and Weight Loss

Water is important, but a lot of people don’t know just how important it is. Not drinking enough water can affect your kidneys’ ability to function properly and is even the leading cause of kidney stones. Drinking plenty of water is one of the easiest ways to avoid UTIs (urinary tract infections) as it flushes… Continue reading Drinking Water and Weight Loss

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Getting Started in your 20’s

Disclaimer: I’m not a trained professional in either nutrition or fitness. All of these views are my own, and based on my own experience with trying to live a healthier lifestyle.   We all know how it goes, you’re in high school, eating chocolate, pizza, and obscene amounts of everything that you shouldn’t. You don’t… Continue reading Getting Started in your 20’s