Trail to Trifecta 002: Trifecta Pass & Liebster Award

Ray Beam Trail to Trifecta 2018, Uncategorized 8 Comments

I’ve only been running Triple S for about a month, so imagine my surprise when I was nominated for a Liebster Award from Angela over at Striving For Balance! I did not even know this was a thing in the blogging world until her thoughtful nomination! What is the Liebster Award? This post contains affiliate links, see the sidebar for …

Macro Profile – Protein

Ray Beam Fitness 21 Comments

The word protein alone conjures up images of muscle-bound gym-bros tossing back shaker-bottles full of chalky powder after grunting their way through a set. Whether you’re a long-term lifter looking for the gains, a fitness newbie worried about getting too bulky, or a busy working mom who just wants to keep up with all of her responsibilities getting the right …

Let Fandom Fuel Your Fitness

Ray Beam Fandom, Mindset 6 Comments

I have a lot of friends who are self-identified nerds. I have a lot of friends who make physical fitness a priority in their lives. The overlap between these two groups is minimal at best. I still haven’t quite figured out why this disconnect exists. Maybe it has something to do with lingering memories of being bullied by jocks in …

Stop Sabotaging your Goals Once and for All!

Ray Beam Mindset 29 Comments

It’s half-way through January. How are your resolutions doing? Still going strong or is your stride starting to stumble? Maybe you were a little bit ambitious swearing off all sweets! Or the gym schedule you set was a little too intense. Change is hard, but how you change makes all the difference. “There goes my resolution,” my coworker declared, taking …

8 Fitness Apps to Smash Your 2018 Fitness Goals

Ray Beam Gadgets & Gear 41 Comments

You have access to all the technology and information in the world right in your pocket. Why wouldn’t you use it to help reach your goals? I have a bit of a hoarding habit when it comes to fitness apps. I am obsessed with trying out every new thing that comes my way. After all, if you don’t try new …

8 Things I Want to Try in 2018

Ray Beam Trail to Trifecta 2018 41 Comments

If you’ve followed me on Instagram or Facebook, you know I’m not big on New Year’s Resolutions.  How many times did you resolve to lose a certain amount of weight or go to the gym a certain number of times per week? If you’re like me, then probably almost every year. And if you’re like me… you probably stopped by …

100 Calories of Bricks vs. 100 Calories of Feathers

Ray Beam Fitness, Nutrition 32 Comments

Wanna know what makes me Hulk out? If you don’t know what CICO is, it’s an acronym meaning Calories In – Calories Out. And it definitely isn’t “a diet”. It is the first law of thermodynamics – matter can neither be created nor destroyed. It can only change form. As living beings, we consume energy through what we eat and …