Author: Shannon

Carbs are not the enemy

I’ve been hearing a lot lately about low-carb diets, and I think for some people, it can help them lose weight and be healthier. In fact, I have a good friend who went full keto and was able to lose over 100 pounds through the keto diet + exercise! However, […]

Why Chopsticks?

A lot of the food posts on my instagram show chopsticks as my only utensils. I’ve gotten a few questions about why I eat with chopsticks so often, and it’s not just because I’m Asian! Although I’ve been using chopsticks pretty much all my life and consider myself rather adept with them, using […]

Meal Prep On The Go!

Life for me has been a bit crazy between my office job (I work at an architecture firm), workout schedule, and photoshoots (I work part time as a lifestyle model/commercial actress in SF). Most of the time, I’m running late for something, don’t have time for food, and end up […]

Protein Powder

Protein powder is somewhat new territory for me. When I think of it, I would envision men with muscles drinking protein shakes to get more bulky! But after talking with both male AND female trainers, I learned that it can help me to gain lean muscle mass. I did a little bit of […]

Are You Dehydrated?

A few years ago, I would get constant headaches and dizziness at random times and couldn’t figure out why. A few visits to the doc, and finally figured out that I was dehydrated! It’s not always easy to remember to drink water, especially for people on the go. Here are […]

Get Outside!

I grew up in a household without nature. Sure, we had grass in the back yard and trees on our neighborhood block like most kids in the suburbs. And I remember that some of my classmates would spend their summer vacations going camping. My mom’s famous line was “I hate […]

Work Out With Me!

I was following the Kayla Itsines BBG Guide 1.0 and then finished all of the weeks! I am planning to start 2.0 next year, but in the meantime the great thing about her guide is that it gives you the tools to create your own workouts based on what area […]

November 8 BBG Meetup

A little rain couldn’t keep us hardcore BBG girls away from our workout today. Mickey and I had a blast sweating with all of our BBG sisters by the Conservatory of Flowers in San Francisco. Here are my favorite photos from the day! Look forward to our next meetup. Thanks for coming […]

SF BBG MEETUP – Video!

Hi Everyone! Our second BBG meetup is coming on November 8th! Check out this video to watch a recap of the last meetup. Hope you will be able to join us! BBG Meetup #2 November 8, 2015 11:00 AM Conservatory of Flowers, San Francisco