In a previous post, I stated why I decided to reverse diet and increase my metabolic rate. The physical overexertion and dietary limitations I imposed on myself were simply not sustainable. Eventually, I reached a point where I grew weary of the strictness, so I realized that I needed to gain some flexibility into my … More Reverse Dieting (part 2): How To’s
Who remembers baking cookie dough and licking the bowls and spoons clean? Did you do it before or after putting the cookies into the oven? Back in the day, I used to be the cookie dough queen! I’d eat it every single day, but it was more of an emotional eating outlet rather than binging … More Five-Ingredient Protein Cookie Dough (healthy, vegan, + gluten free)
Trends in the fitness industry come and go all the time. The amount of fads we come across online in regards to nutrition and working out are absolutely insane. One day pre-workout is the holy grail, other days it is a marketing scam. Same with foam rolling or high-intensity interval training. There are a few … More Reverse Dieting: My Experience
I am no stranger to over-thinking every single aspect of my life. I am also extremely fond of twisting my brain in knots and circles to plan around every unexpected curve ball. Not to mention–I am an extremist at heart. Given these tendencies, it’s no surprise that they contributed to my past development of certain … More Give Yourself Unconditional Permission to Eat…Even if it’s Frightening
We all know that we should eat more fruits and vegetables, and we also know that we should consume less refined sugars and fast food. However, it seems that most of the time, the fitness industry only focuses on those two extremes. What about the wishy-washy foods that can be classified as either “good” or “bad” in … More Good Foods and Bad Foods…But What About Those In-Between?
For those who have suffered from disordered relationships with food and/or obsessive behaviors around dieting, food guilt is nothing new at all. If anything, it is actually even more common than believed–though there are currently no statistics or studies focused on food guilt, let alone food anxiety, quite a lot of “average Joes and plain … More Dealing with Food Guilt
Inspired by a vlog from Kalel re-living in the nineties and an old Travis S video where he basically ate all his childhood favorites, I wanted to try a theme of food to spice up my weekend a little bit. Hence, I decided to experiment and replicate all of my favorite childhood foods and see if … More Eating My Childhood Favorites…How Many Calories Did I Eat as a Kid?