11 myfitnesspal Tips and Tricks

11 myfitnesspal Tips and Tricks: Start Tracking Calories and Macros Like a Pro! I’ve been an avid myfitnesspal user, on and off, for about as long as I can remember. Whenever I decided it was time to drop a few pounds in the past 20 years I’d dust off the app and get to logging! I’ve always gotten results when […]

Macro-Friendly Fast Food Orders that Aren’t Salads – Everything Under 500 calories!

Macro-Friendly Fast Food Orders that Aren’t Salads – Everything Under 500 calories! The title of this blog – Macro-friendly fast food orders that aren’t salads – is deceiving, and I’ll tell you why…FAST FOOD SALADS AREN’T MACRO-FRIENDLY! They’re so chock full of fat you’d wish you’d gotten a burger instead. Honestly.  That being said, I am not too pig headed […]

BBG vs PWR

BBG vs PWR: Fitness Program Comparison A Brief History I have been training with the SWEAT App since January 2019, following either the BBG and PWR program almost exclusively. Prior to signing up for the mobile app, I used Kayla Itsines‘ BBG 1.0 & 2.0 PDF eBooks for 8 months. My Hesitation In the beginning I was not super confident […]

How to Keep Fitness Going When Life Gets Hard

“Motivation gets you started, discipline keeps you going” “You won’t always be motivated, so you must learn to be disciplined” I’m sure you’ve read those little nuggets of wisdom before. Those, and little motivational quotes similar to those run rampant all over the fitness world. They’re especially prominent in the fitness worlds of social media platforms like Instagram and Pinterest.  […]

The 5 Pillars of Diet-and-Exercise Success

Everywhere we look, we are surrounded by temptation.  The temptation to binge watch Netflix instead of going to bed, to snack on Doritos instead of eating carrots, to scroll Instagram instead of folding laundry. Why do we constantly sabotage ourselves, our productivity, and our well-being with time-wasting, unhealthy habits? Because it’s easy. Taking the path of least resistance is easy. […]