In an era of hashtags and highlight reels masquerading as real life, it’s normal to feel as if you’re the last person in the room to pull it all together. It’s normal to see people your age (or younger) in places doing/achieving things that you’d never conceptualized, let alone made plans to execute. It’s also normal – in the interest of fomo (fear of missing … Continue reading Within & Out
I’m not a huge fan of powering through any movement for any reason. You’ll hear trainers scream ‘Five more! C’mon! Push!’ Know what that does? Causes a client to potentially use their back to lift instead of their legs… to push OUT their belly instead of pulling it up… to land the wrong way on an ankle or a knee. Nope. Not a fan. The … Continue reading Measure your Evolution
Shahada believes in enjoying as many different flavors as possible! And she doesn’t like to restrict herself when it comes to good (and good for you) food. “People think that I eat like a bird, when the truth is that I eat like a linebacker. My secret is the kind of food that I eat. When you stop eating processed food, you stop counting calories.” … Continue reading Shahada’s Lentil Burgers
The notion of ‘willpower’ can be such a trigger, because it’s deeply rooted in the way we view and connect to our personal decisions. The very idea is potentially damaging because it aligns our degree of willpower with our degree of worthiness. This is especially true in the world of health and wellness. Many have tried to counter the subtle (or not so subtle) practice … Continue reading The Myth of Willpower
This delicious concoction is criminally easy to make, and you can store what you don’t use in airtight containers for later use. Cored Apples, skin on (The sweeter the apple, the sweeter the syrup) Lemon Pectin (thickener) Boil apples until soft, then puree. Separate pulp from the juice by straining through a cheesecloth. Add juice and lemon (to taste) to a saucepan; bring to a … Continue reading Apple Honey for the Win!
1 bunch of Broccoli (chopped) 1 large bunch of Spinach 6 small Red Potatoes (diced, skin on) 1 Leek (sliced. Keep the top) 1/2 clove of fresh Garlic (sliced) 1 Avocado (peeled and diced) 1 tsp. Grapeseed Oil 1 tsp. cracked Sea Salt 1 tsp. cracked Pepper 7 cups of water Add top of leek and 6 cups of water to a large pot. Turn … Continue reading Super Green Soup
Personal Trainer Serryn Tracey isn’t one to hold back when it comes to much of anything. That’s true for both fitness and for food. Anyone who trains with her can attest to her philosophy of just diving in and going for it. Anyone who eats with her know’s she’s not a three-leaf salad and lemon water type… she’s all about eating and enjoying every bite! … Continue reading Serryn Tracey’s Mean Chili