Fitness: Strength Standards Pt. II

A while ago I posted a set of strength standards for women with my bodyweight, and commented on where I stood and where I’d like to be. I came across this alternative table of strength standards for women which uses percentage of bodyweight to determine your “level” instead of set numbers. Obviously I was very […]

Fitness: Mistakes

Disclaimer: I am not a professional, merely a girl who loves researching fitness and is always at the gym. This is mostly from personal experience and shit people do at the gym. Obviously people who blog or attempt to blog (in my case) about fitness are more knowledgeable than your average doing-curls-in-the-squat-rack bro. Onto the list! Mistake […]

Food: Delicious things I’ve cooked recently

As the stay-at-home-girlfriend for the time being, grocery shopping and meal planning is 90% my domain. We’re on a budget for the first time, and though it is very generous because we love food and eat a lot, we are trying to cook more frequently than we used to. Weekends and maybe once a weeknight […]

First: Blog Award (??)

So apparently someone (Thank you Miss Smelling the Honeysuckle) liked my wee slightly relevant blog enough to nominate me for  a Liebster Award and want to know more about what’s going on in my crazy head! Shocking, but very sweet. What is the Liebster Award? “Liebster” is a German word that means sweetest, kindest, nicest, dearest, […]

Focus on 10K training!

An old friend and I are running the Marine Corps Marathon 10K on October 28th to join in the festivities, as the course finishes in parallel with the marathon course. This is the longest distance I have ‘raced’, and only my third road race – the first being a 5K last November, followed with an […]