Friday 5

5 Ways to Extend the Shelf Life of Your Fruits and Vegetables

By | January 22nd, 2016|Food 101, Friday 5|

Tips to help you extend the shelf life of the fresh ingredients you buy on your journey to being a full clean eater.

5 Tips for Having a #ScaleFreeBaby

By | August 24th, 2015|#ScaleFreeBaby, Friday 5|

Tips for avoiding excessive weight gain during pregnancy, and how to enjoy your pregnancy without the added stress.

Friday 5: 5 Common Questions About Working With Weights Answered

By | July 24th, 2015|Friday 5, Running, Strength Training|

The five questions women ask me the most regarding strength training and weight lifting, and some insight to help make you a strength training dynamo.

5 Reasons to Quit Processed Food That Have Nothing To Do With “Chemicals”

By | July 17th, 2015|Food 101, Friday 5|

So -- can a legitimate case be made against processed food without the "chemical" component? You betcha.

5 Reasons to Keep Your Fitness Goals to Yourself

By | May 10th, 2015|Friday 5|

Five reasons why you need to keep your fitness goals to yourself.

5 Reasons Women Don’t Bulk Up in Strength Training

By | March 28th, 2015|Exercise 101, Friday 5, Strength Training|

No, you're not going to go into the gym, lift a few fifteens, go home, and then wake up looking like Macho Man Randy Savage. And here are five reasons why.

5 Things I Learned From Practicing Yoga

By | March 27th, 2015|Exercise 101, Friday 5, Work It Out!|

Five - maybe six - things that I've learned from committing to a daily yoga practice.

5 Reasons Your Body Fat Percentage is More Important Than Your Weight

By | March 20th, 2015|#ScaleFreeSummer, Friday 5, Strength Training|

Why you need to be all about your body fat percentage. Like, right now. Toss the scale out the window, then come read this.

Friday 5: 5 Reasons Why Adopting A Dog Will Keep You Fit

By | February 12th, 2015|Friday 5, Running|

The story of my dogs, and how adding your own might help you stay both mentally and physically fit.

Friday 5: 5 Things I Learned the Hard Way About Dieting

By | January 31st, 2015|Friday 5, Strength Training|

Five things I've learned about dieting, why it sucks, and why you should hang up your dieting habit.

Friday 5: Five Reasons Why Losing The Final 15lbs Can Be Just As Hard As Losing The First 150

By | January 20th, 2015|Friday 5, Running|

For ANYONE who's trying to lose weight...whenever you experience that plateau, it's time to regroup.

Friday 5: 5 Things We Can Learn From The Woman Who Died Drinking Sodapop

By | December 22nd, 2014|Friday 5|

When someone dies from drinking, on average, 2.2 gallons of coke a day... there are a few lessons to be learned, here.

Friday 5: 5 Reasons to Get That Workout Done in the Morning

By | December 18th, 2014|Friday 5, Running|

Five reasons to make that workout happen in the AM!

5 Things I Do To Keep My Weight Loss Journey Focused

By | December 15th, 2014|Friday 5, Tools For Weight Loss|

Hey, Erika - what have been the most helpful and meaningful things you've done to keep you focused on your weight loss journey?

Friday 5: 5 Simple Tips For Running Your Best Race

By | December 4th, 2014|Friday 5, Running|

Five little things that are often overlooked in preparing for your first race.

5 Things You Need to Know About Salt

By | November 14th, 2014|Friday 5|

"You need to cut your salt intake." But why? And does this mean I should consume no salt?

5 Reasons Why You Won’t Lose Weight

By | October 27th, 2014|Friday 5, It's All Mental, Running|

Consider this my collective screaming, shouting, and fussing because y'all just know you are wrong.

5 Quick Questions from YOU, the #bgg2wlArmy!

By | October 24th, 2014|Friday 5, Running, Strength Training|

Y'all had questions, and I had answers. Lots of them. Whoooo, lots of them.

Friday 5: 5 Characteristics of a Successful Weight Loss Plan

By | October 3rd, 2014|Friday 5, Running|

"To me, if you don't address each of these in any goal to lose weight and live an overall healthier lifestyle that allows for you to ​maintain​ that loss, you're not gonna last."

Friday 5: 5 Ways YOU Can Become a Part of #ScaleFreeSummer TODAY!

By | October 2nd, 2014|#ScaleFreeSummer, Friday 5, Running|

5 ways you can be a part of #ScaleFreeSummer today... and a little surprise, too!