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 […]

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.  […]

8 Helpful Macro-Tracking Tips and Tricks

Changing eating habits and focusing on nutrition can be intimidating.  So much conscious effort is required, especially in the beginning. You have to consider your menu plan in advance, prepare a grocery list, and get your shopping done before you’re tempted to hit the drive-thru. You have to find, make, and set aside the time to prepare and/or pack healthy […]

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. […]