Hey there! Quick plug – are you following my social media channels yet? Find me at @rawnstet on Twitter and Instagram! Continue reading Follow me on Social Media!
I tend to err on the side of not purchasing expensive toys unless I’m certain they’ll benefit me in the long run. That’s why I thought long and hard before finally deciding to fork over the cash for a fitness tracker of my own. Continue reading Could a Wearable Fitness Tracker Be for You?
A quirky little company called Lenny & Larry’s had the novel idea to take a delicious cookie and turn it into a protein-packed food bomb. Maybe someday I’ll be able to shake their hands, but for now I’ll just support them by purchasing their awesome products. Continue reading Awesome Cheat Day Find: Protein Cookies
It’s been 3 weeks since I began tracking my calorie and macronutrient intake with MyFitnessPal, so I thought I would share my progress and insights so far (part of keeping myself accountable!). Continue reading Reality Check: Nutrition Tracking Update
I’ve been using great tasting plant-based protein to make morning shakes that are high in protein and pretty low on carbs and calories. Not to mention freaking delicious. Continue reading The Wonders of Hemp – *Vegan Protein Shake Recipe!*
For the benefit of all, I’ve put together some brief suggestions based on different types of workouts and shoe brands that I’ve owned and tried on personally, so you can easily decode the shoe store’s myriad selections. Continue reading Respect the Feet – The Art and Science of Picking Good Workout Shoes
If you’re trying to lean up or lose weight, and have a sedentary job like me, you’re going to be surprised at how much you overeat when you’re not consciously thinking about it, and how much easier it is to control bad eating habits when you can visualize what it’s doing to your body. Continue reading How to Count Macros and Make Sense of Nutrition Data
Have you ever just felt terrible in your own skin? If you’re a woman, I’m going to guess the answer is yes, at least some of the time (thx hormones). No matter how hard we try to fill our lives (and our stomachs) with “healthy habits,” there are still some days when we wake up just feeling blah. And some days, that’s okay. But when you think … Continue reading Exodus: Five Tips to Start Your Fitness Journey
So lately I’ve been on a [fairly] strict diet and exercise plan in preparation for my spring break getaway to Lake Havasu, and let me tell you, it’s easier said than done for people in my predicament. Everyone has heard that pot smokers get the “munchies”, but is it really that bad? The answer is YES–I am not joking around when I say that I … Continue reading The Chipotle Diet: How you can “munch” without outgrowing your couch…