BolderBOULDER – America’s All-Time Best 10K

4 Facts about BolderBOULDER

It’s been almost a year since I participated in a running race. Although my own training focus has shifted the last few years, I still describe myself as an endurance athlete who happens to love strength training. Although my primary goal for the year is my third bikini competition, I’m excited to announce that I’m […]

How Much do Bikini Competitions Cost?


It’s time to answer another reader about bikini competitions – the third in the series answering your questions! This week I’m answering Amy’s questions – two questions actually: do you really need a coach AND how much do bikini competitions cost? Check out the video to hear my answers on this topic:

Time Commitment for Prep {Bikini Comp Q+A}


I’m back this week with the second video in my new video series answering your questions about bikini competitions. I’m so glad that you guys enjoyed the first one last week — I’m actually enjoying filming them more than I expected! This week I’m answering Morgan’s questions on the time commitment required for prep – […]

Healthy Inspiration for YOU – New eBook!


One of the reasons I write this blog and share my story on the internet is to inspire others to live a healthy life. Not the kind of healthy life where you dread what you eat and drag yourself to the gym – but a healthy lifestyle where you enjoy food, #movehappy in any way […]

The Truth About Bulking {Bikini Comp Q+A}

The Truth About Bulking (Bikini Competition Q&A) //

It’s the first week of prep for my third bikini competition! After three months of bulking, I am incredibly excited to start cutting calories and start to uncover the muscle that I have (hopefully) built over the past few months. To celebrate the start of bikini prep (and because I thought it would be fun), […]

Momentum Motivational Fitness Jewelry {+Giveaway}


Back in January, I was lucky enough to win a giveaway for jewelry on Christine’s blog for a company I didn’t know much about. The concept was right up my alley, with inspiring messages stamped on jewelry that you could wear to the gym or anywhere else. Once I opened up my prize box and put on […]

Legs & Arms Workout


It’s officially spring, but I am still in denial. I know I’m in the minority, but I’m not done with my snowboarding and snowshoeing adventures quite yet. The slopes here in Colorado are still open for another month, so I plan to squeeze every last drop out of winter. And remind myself that Spring really […]

Upper Body Focus Workout (Chest, Back, and Shoulders)


How is your “Spring Forward” adjustment going? I feel like it always takes me at least a week to adjust to the time change. I don’t miss the morning daylight and I really appreciate the extra daylight after work, but for some reason it’s just harder to get out of bed. That lost hour is […]

3 Tips to Restore Balance in Your Life


This year is off to a crazy start. Since I kicked off the year by starting a new job, my schedule is all out of whack and I’m still figuring out what normal looks like. Add in my first bulking season, weekends in the mountains, and more travel for work — what was working for […]