My Stairmaster Routine

Anytime I mention the stairmaster on IG, I always get a flood of people asking what my stairmaster routine is. Now, it’s nothing crazy BUT I think my approach has made the 45 minute torture session, a little more bearable. So, let’s get to it! Here is my routine: -5 minutes: walking forwards -5 minutes: walking sideways […]

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When Your (Fitness) Lifestyle Is Different From Your Significant Other’s

I often hear questions that revolve around what to do when your significant other (SO) has a different diet/workout mentality than you do. I’m going to talk about my experience with this, and then you guys get to hear Stephen’s perspective! I thought it may be especially helpful to hear from him on this topic […]

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Weights, Boxing, and Reverse Dieting

Let’s see. Where to start. Okay, workouts. For the past year and a half I have been following Paola Marquez’s (@paosfitworld) 12 week Strong and Sexy Body Method  (#S2BM) pretty religiously. Her guide consists of mostly free weights, some plyometric exercises, plus 1-2 LISS sessions/week (low intensity steady state) for cardio. For the first three […]

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Photoshoot with Hallelu Boutique

You may only know this if you’ve read my ‘About Me’ page, but for two years of high school, plus several years while I was in nursing school, I was living in Wilmington, NC. For those not familiar, it’s a beach town along the southeast coast of NC. Anyway, Hallelu, a local boutique located on […]

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Should You Count Macros?

I’ll be the first to say it, counting macros is not for everyone, and that’s okay! But for some people, myself included, it has really changed the way I perceive food and how I choose what goes into my body. When I first heard of macros I thought that it was a restrictive way of […]

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Wedding Weekend: Bridesmaid Edition

I spent this past weekend in South Carolina celebrating my friend, Cari’s (pictured above in the middle), wedding. I met Cari when I was in nursing school, but we didn’t really get to know each other until our last semester. Needless to say once we became friends, we became pretty close and have remained friends […]

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Montego Bay, Jamaica

As most of you probably know, last week I visited Jamaica with Ali, a girlfriend of mine. This trip was kind of spur of the moment. I just asked her one day, “Hey, do you want to take a trip somewhere warm soon?” and she was like, “Sure!” So, we planned a trip! We didn’t know exactly where we […]

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Current Workout Regimen

Alright guys, today I am going to give you a run down of my current workouts. It’s not anything too fancy or complicated but here you go! Most of you probably know that for the past year I have been following Paola Marquez’s Strong & Sexy Body Method (S2BM). I met Paola (@paosfitworld) through IG and […]

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Tips for Working Night Shift

Ugh. Hearing the word night shift alone makes me cringe. Anyone else despise night shift as much as me? A lot of you have written to me asking how I handle working night shift as a nurse in terms of eating and working out. Well, the answer is, I DON’T. Ha, kidding. Well, kind of. It […]

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How To Start Macros and Not Be Intimidated

  Recently, I’ve been getting tons of questions about my diet regime, specially counting macros (if you need an intro to macros before reading on, head to my other blog post here). One thing I’ve noticed is people say they want to start but don’t know how or feel intimidated by the whole process. So, I’m […]

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