Hiking: The Perfect Outdoor Activity To Get Happier And Healthier [+GIVEAWAY]

Hiking on Bear Mountain

I went hiking recently with a group of friends and it was a reminder of how much I enjoyed being outside! I’m a huge fan of outdoor activities, being able to combine my love for nature (yasss to scenic views) with a chance to exercise really puts me at my happy place. Not to mention, the weather in NYC have been amazing lately, perfect for taking a hike.

Comfortable workout attire is recommended during hiking, I wore my PrAnA leggings with some beat up Nike sneakers (hiking can be dirty). Oh, and don’t forget to slather on the sunscreen. The UV rays along the trail is no joke. My boyfriend learned that one the hard way…


Sweat In Style With PrAna Sustainable Activewear [Review + Discount]

PrAna Leggings

I came across PrAna last year through the Instagram yoga community (such an amazing group of people if you haven’t noticed!), many yogis are big fans of the brand and it seemed to be right up my alley. I mean, who wouldn’t love a company that gives back to the community and are mindful of our environment? PrAna is that and more. Their mission is to inspire healthy, active, and free-spirited living.

We create versatile, stylish, and sustainable clothing and accessories that you can wear during every activity, every adventure, every day. How do we know? Because we base our designs on our own experiences. You see we’re more than makers, we’re doers—yogis, climbers, and world travelers—and we use our knowledge to make clothes that look good and play hard. We like to focus on the details, and aren’t afraid to go bold when it comes to colors and whimsical patterns. We love to combine classic style with modern materials, ever mindful of where and how our creations are made.

PrAna and Fit Approach kindly sent me a pair of their Lennox Leggings to try and gave me a 15% off discount code to share with my fitsters so you guys can shop for your very own PrAna gear! Read on to find out!


The Fitness Lover’s Guide To Creating A Home Gym

Home Gym Exercises

The most common reason many of us fail to exercise as much as we should is due to a lack of time. Sometimes, there just isn’t enough time before or after work to hit the gym, or the place you go to are out of the way, making it inconvenient in our daily schedules. Between our hectic work life and family commitments, time is often short. However, that doesn’t mean you should put your exercise regime on the back burner. It just means that you’ll need to get a little creative about how you get in your workouts.

How about building yourself a home gym? If you’ve got a spare room at home or even if you don’t, it’s well worth considering creating a home workout space. Okay, so it might be a little costly, but it doesn’t have to cost a lot. Plus, in the long-run, it can save you tons of money – no more expensive gym memberships to pay for. To give you an idea of what’s involved, let’s take a closer look at what you’ll need in order to create your own home gym.


Childhood Activities That Make Fitness Fun

Childhood Fitness Fun

Remember the good old days where life had no worries, bills seemed to pay themselves, and our top priority was playing with friends. Damn, I sound old. Anyway, those were good memories and it’s time to bring back some of our childhood activities to help make our adult fitness routines more fun. Here are 3 activities you can do… the nostalgia is real!


5 Simple Steps To Cut Down On Sugar

5 Simple Steps To Cut Down On Sugar

I know I can’t be the only one, who else has got a problem with sugar consumption?! I’m such a sweet tooth, dessert is practically my middle name, but cutting down on sugar is and has been a goal of mine for some time now. Excess sugar is one of the most potent enemies for those trying to stay fit. The problem with sugar is that it’s highly addictive, sometimes it’s hard to ignore the cravings. Thankfully, there are some easy ways to reduce your sugar intake. Here are five simple steps, which will help you cut down on sugar and improve your health.


Getting In Shape: 4 Key Things To Keep In Mind

Getting In Shape- Things to keep in mind

Hey fitsters! It’s the end of February, hope none of you have dropped off the fitness bandwagon yet. It’s clear that many people have, at least from what I can see at my NYSC. But hey, that’s less waiting time for machines and more space for my gym shenanigans. 🙂

Anyway, for those of you who are still going strong in the fitness game and striving to maintain this healthy lifestyle, there are a few key things that you should keep in mind when you’re trying to get fit.


6 Health Practices To Help Get Your Life Back On Track

6 Ways to Get Your Life Back On Track

Being stuck in a rut can have tremendously negative effects on our health. Oftentimes it can be caused by stress, lack of sleep, or not having the right outlook on life. Whatever the reason, if you’re reading this, it means you’ve made the choice to get your life back on track. Put the focus on getting healthier and everything will start to fall in place. Here are some tips that can help you do just that…


5 Simple Ways To Maintain Your Healthy Weight

Maintain Healthy Weight

So you’ve worked hard at finally achieving the figure you’ve always wanted. Well done, you! It takes a lot of time, dedication and willpower to stick to a certain way of eating and being consistent with a fitness routine, especially with the busy lifestyles that we all lead these days.

Now that you’re at your healthy weight and are feeling like your best self, you’re at the maintenance stage of keeping fit. There are a few simple things you can do daily that can help you maintain.