• What to eat before and after your workout!

    Do you know what to eat before and after your workout? This is a popular question from people just starting out in their fitness journey.  Getting your diet on point is a science and any custom to you plans should be created by a registered dietician/nutritionist (remember that!) but there are some general tips and tricks I can share with you to get you started! What To Eat: Before – Carbs! Carbs are your friends. I know you’ve heard that carbs are bad and should be avoided if you want to lose weight but I promise, you want a little carbs in your life. Carbs = ENERGY. Good carbs (whole…

  • Pumpkin Spice Energy Balls

    I hope y’all are having a great week! How was Monday’s arm workout? I told you I had pumpkin recipes on my mind and here is one for you. I made some pumpkin spice energy balls a while ago and am coming back to try out a new recipe. These little bites will make the perfect afternoon snack to reach for instead of hitting up the kid snacks.  They also make a great pre-workout. Here’s what you need: 1 cup pitted figs 1 cup honey 1 Tbs chia seeds 1/4 cup pumpkin puree 1/2 tsp pumpkin pie spice 1 cup old fashioned/rolled oats 1 cup shredded coconut 1/4 cup chocolate chips Here’s what…