All tagged Lifestyle

Pinnertest Food Intolerance Test Review

Did you know that a food intolerance is different than a food allergy? That food intolerances can cause symptoms like bloating, acid reflux, brain fog, etc. anywhere from a couple of hours to a couple of days later?!

Yeah, I didn’t either! I knew certain foods could cause an array of issues, but didn’t know much more than that before taking this Pinnertest food intolerance test.

First, I’ll take you through what Pinnertest is. Second, I’ll share with you my results and if I think they’re accurate!

Review: Daily Harvest, Superfoods Super Fast

I'm always looking for ways to add micronutrients and "superfoods" into my diet on my ever-continuing journey to a healthier lifestyle, and I'm sure I'm not the only one. Especially as the holiday season just ended and a new year has started, I know I'm not the only one looking to eat more whole foods! Well, perfect timing to try a company who specializes in making superfoods as easy and convenient as it comes, Daily Harvest!

3 Tricks to Increasing Activity at a Desk Job

t least 8 hours of weekdays are spent sitting. Yup, I have a desk job and it required a lot of time staring at a computer, seated in my chair. Not exactly ideal for your health, whether you're an avid exerciser or not!

So how do you make your sedentary job more active? Over the years, I have developed a few tricks to put some activity into your workday!

Review: Moink Box, the Ethically Sourced Meat Subscription Service

At this point, I think we’ve all seen or heard of documentaries/videos/stories that expose where the majority our meats are sourced from…and it is not pretty.

I’ve struggled with this knowledge many times when going to purchase my meats. Do I go for the more expensive meat in the stores that claims they’re obtained in a sustainable way? How do I even know if the claim is true? Does it taste different? Is it worth it? For the first time, I know where I stand on these questions, thanks to Moink Box.

The Breakdown: How I train for running and powerlifting, simultaneously

So I've talked about why I enjoy practicing powerlifting and running simultaneously, but now let's talk nitty gritty about the how. Before I get into it, let me just say: it is possible to progress in both training styles at the same time. See below for an example of what a typical training-week schedule looks like for me when equally focusing on running and powerlifting

Should you cut out certain foods from your diet?

If you're trying to lose weight or live a healthier lifestyle, should you cut out certain foods from your diet? No sugar? No processed foods? No fruit?

My opinion? No, you should not cut out any foods you enjoy because sustainable diets are actually lifestyles. My belief is all foods in moderation. That means I think you can still have a donut or an Oreo or bananas, but maybe not every single day or mass amounts in one sitting.

My Diet-Style

Okay, so you've heard "abs are made in the kitchen" - well, what does that mean? Should I only eat veggies? But what about my sweet tooth? Do I just have to stop eating all together?!

The answer to those questions? No, no, and no! The motto of my diet-style is balance and moderation. Food to fuel my fitness goals, as well as my inner foodie! Okay, but what does that actually look like? A combination of IIFYM, Clean Eating, and Intuitive Eating