If you’re taking collagen protein with the hopes that it will help you build or sustain muscle, I have some bad news… Collagen is a popular supplement in the health and wellness industry these days, and while it has tons of benefits and I take it every single day, it falls short when it comes […]

The Truth About Collagen Protein


I used to fall for the workouts promising “long, lean, toned muscles” too, don’t worry. It’s honestly hard not to when you see so many fitness influencers looking so thin and toned who promise you that you’ll look like them. For starters, we’re all sooooo genetically different so you genuinely will never look exactly like them and plus, fitness […]

Should you lift light or heavy weights?


What is the Thermic Effect of Food? Have you ever heard of the Thermic Effect of Food?! Let’s dive into the Thermic Effect of Food and specifically, the thermic effect of protein and its effect on weight loss. The Thermic Effect of Food refers to the energy our body uses to digest, absorb, and metabolize […]

What is progressive overload? Have you heard of progressive overload? Do you know why it’s important to you and your fitness journey? If you’re not seeing results in the gym, progressive overload (or not implementing progressive overload) could be a major factor. Progressive overload is used in weight lifting to increase the demand of exercises […]

The Benefits of Progressive Overload


Trust me… cold showers work I’ve been taking cold showers nearly every single day since the beginning of the year, and they’ve genuinely changed my life. I’m not even kidding. Cold showers are now a staple in my wellness routine and I feel and perform noticeably better when I’m on track with them. Doing something […]

Why You Should Start Taking Cold Showers