Is Meal Prepping for Me

Some people may think that meal prepping is for those who are bodybuilding or apart of an extreme sport. That’s a myth. You can prep if: You want to lose weight  Gain muscle  Improve overall health  Maintain weight but lose inches Step 1: I find it easy to choose healthier items you can eat everyday…

Benefits of Exercise during Pregnancy 

Research suggests that babies born to active moms could have an advantage in brain development, according to an article in NY Times.   I worked out because I enjoyed exercising anyhow but once I heard of the potential benefits for baby, I made sure to continue for the duration of my pregnancy.       I was…

Postpartum Depression?

Postpartum depression does exist. I chose to ignore the warning because I didn’t think it’d be something I’d be vulnerable to. I gained 65lbs during my third pregnancy! It may not seem like a lot but it is when you’re accustomed to an athletic lifestyle. Six weeks after the baby, that’s when I realized I…

Fit Gene or Fit the Jeans

     Who should be your fitness motivation? This depends on your goal. In my opinion, this should be the person who mimics your body type. Do you want to fit in a nice pair of jeans or do you have other goals such as Fitness competitions? For competitions, it would behoove you to choose…