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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 […]

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

What is LISS?

For those of you guys not on the Kayla training program, LISS is an acronym for “low intensity steady state” meaning doing cardio but not at your max capacity, such as a slow jog. If it’s done along with HIIT (high intensity interval training), it can produce the best results […]

Happiness

I’m not sure why happiness is so hard to find. I think from a young age we are taught to be hungry in life, to be competitive, to always be striving for more. While ambition is a good thing to have, it often prevents us from being truly happy because […]

Kayla Itsines BBG 1

I am so excited to be starting the Kayla Itsines Bikini Body Guide (BBG) 1, a 3 month intensive workout series that is supposed to change your body and your life! We do a combination of LISS (click for definition) and HIIT in this workout program. According to Kayla, we […]