Fitness and Health

My Breastfeeding Food Diary (Meal Prep Ideas)

My Breastfeeding Food Diary (Meal Prep Ideas)

My breastfeeding journey has been well documented on this blog.  I’ve nursed three children and consider myself a pro at breastfeeding.  The only thing I haven’t conquered is having a balanced diet while breastfeeding.  Though I was eating healthy I was having too many unhealthy […]

Why Squatting Weights Is Vital for Women

Why Squatting Weights Is Vital for Women

By now you’ve read a thousand times on this blog that I love heavy lifting and how it made me  a better mother.  Since getting pregnant I’ve slowed down on my weight lifting.  Not for health reasons but fatigue was kicking my butt.  I’m slowly getting […]

Plus Size and Pregnant:How To Have A Healthy Pregnancy

Plus Size and Pregnant:How To Have A Healthy Pregnancy

**This post contains affiliate links** I think being plus-size and pregnant can be tough for a lot of women.  Not only are you worried about the health of your baby, but you are also consumed with thoughts about gaining weight.  However, I’m here to tell […]

Eat Healthy At Dollar Tree

Eat Healthy At Dollar Tree

Earlier this year a Dollar Tree opened up by our house.  Can I say that I’ve been addicted ever since?  I also think my Dollar Tree addiction has rubbed off on my husband.  He’ll go for one item and come back with 20!  LOL. Eating […]

How Women Can Avoid Gym Intimidation

How Women Can Avoid Gym Intimidation

  Photo Credit Let’s talk gym intimidation.  So you decide to join a gym and start your weight training journey.  No biggie you think, I’ll go in and workout and leave.  You do your cardio and then you decide to hit the weights.  You make […]

New Year New Momma:Fitness Routine

New Year New Momma:Fitness Routine

Photo Credit I’ll be the first to admit that I’m not one for New’s Years Resolutions.  I never really stick with them and end up falling off the wagon somewhere down the line.  However,this year is a little different.  I have a lot of goals […]

Final Review of Strong Lifts 5×5 for Women

Final Review of Strong Lifts 5×5 for Women

    Stronglift 5×5 woman This post contains affiliate links I’ve talked about my heavy lifting journey a few times on this blog.  Heavy lifting is something that I’m really passionate about.  I’m especially passionate about heavy lifting for women and it’s benefits. Heavy lifting […]

How Heavy Lifting Made Me A Better Mother

How Heavy Lifting Made Me A Better Mother

I’ve been heavy lifting on and off for about 2 years.  However, I’ve just gotten serious about it again 4 months ago. Currently I am following Strong Lifts 5×5. “Stronglifts 5×5 uses five free weight compound exercises: the Squat (find out why it’s important for […]