How Often Should I Weigh Myself?

It’s commonly suggested to weigh ourselves weekly, or even less often, under the justification that our weight fluctuates from day to day and we might let these daily fluctuations cause us emotional or mental distress. It’s true that our weight fluctuates from day to day, but if we’re experiencing distress whenever we step on the […]

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White Chicken Quinoa Chili

  Print Servings 4 Ingredients 1 tbsp extra virgin olive oil 1 onion diced 2 jalapeños diced 3 cloves garlic chopped 1 tsp cumin 1/2 tsp oregano 3 cups low sodium chicken broth 1 can white beans 15 ounces 1 pound chicken breast 1/2 cup quinoa 1 tbsp lime juice 2 tbsp cilantro 1 cup […]

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Restarting

I’ve been considering a lot lately why restarting a habit after it’s been dropped is so difficult. Recently, I reflected on this statement: the urgent often gets in the way of the important. Consciously or not, we are always prioritizing and de-prioritizing things in our lives. And good intentions and good habits can often fall […]

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My CrossFit Journey

My CrossFit journey started back at Cardinal Fitness (now Charter) with a friend named Sean, and at the time I had no idea what we were doing other than it was extremely difficult.  We would follow CrossFit.com programming as best we could, but some days we would have to sift back through old workouts to […]

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Needing and Wanting

It’s easy to tell ourselves that we need things that we don’t. We do this all the time, especially when it comes to food. “I need something sweet.” “I need something crunchy.” “I need a drink.” How often do we take a step back, though, and ask ourselves if you really “need” whatever it is […]

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