Favorite Fitness Tools + Websites — Great site for all kinds of exercises, one-rep max, calorie calculator, diet + nutrition information. — Some good exercise programs and articles. Check out the exercises page for a multitude of different exercises sorted by body part.

Nia Shanks — Basic and simple diet + fitness programming and advice for badass women.


Inzer Forever Weightlifting Belt – I bought a lime green belt two years ago and haven’t had any issues with it so far. Perfect for any lifter.


Rouge Power Bands – Bought a set of these a while ago and still have them. Very strong and can be used for a variety of exercises.


Rouge Wrist Straps – Adds additional support for wrists when lifting heavier weights. My wrists are so tiny I need these often ha!


Check Taylor Converse – I use these for lifting because they have the lat sole, but also because I just haven’t invested in real lifting shoes yet. These are a good bet if you’re on the same page.


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Favorite Cook Books


Shake  – I got this book for my husband for Christmas. I still need to buy the shaker cup but the recipes are so inspiring.

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At Home in The Whole Food Kitchen – An amazingly beautiful book. I love the descriptions about the foods and the recipes are just perfection.


The 4-Hour Chef – Bought this at Job Lot for $2 but it might have been the best $2 spent! A great beginners book for basics and great recipes.


Truly Madly Pizza – I love pizza. I got this as a wedding gift and have gotten so many ideas from it. The dough recipe is awesome too.


Favorite Cooking Tools + Website

Nirvana Cakery – Just stumbled on this amazing site. I love how she tries a lot of different flavors and uses some unique ingredients.

My New Roots – I found this site when I was recovering from anorexia and it really helped me see food as an amazing source of energy, not just calories. Awesome, seasonal recipes.

Amy Chaplin – I loved her stuff so much I ordered her book. I like how she tells you about the food, not just gives you recipes.

Sprouted Kitchen – Simple and beautiful recipes.

Broma Bakery – I love sweets, so I love all of her recipes. So many to try.


Magic Bullet NutriBullet – This thing is amazing. I got it as a wedding gift and use it


Kitchen Aid Stand Mixer – Mine is lime green (my favorite color) and I LOVE it. Makes baking/cooking so much more enjoyable.


The Pampered Chef Pizza Stone – My Mom gave this to me a couple years ago and I have never cooked pizza on anything else ever. Just don’t use soap on this!


Olive Oil Dispensers – An amazing invention and not just for olive oil. Dressings, vinegars, etc. Makes everything easier.