Weekend Warrior Fitness Camp

I'm so excited to announce one of my many firsts for 2015. I'll be hosting a fitness bootcamp with my dear #SWOLESISTER Helen Dang of Imago Fitness Studio.

Join us as we give you a fun fitness focused weekend full of learning:

  • Learn how to properly use weight lifting equipment

  • Enjoy a spin class hosted by The Dailey Method Cycle

  • Inform yourself on making healthy nutrition choices

  • Receive and prep a custom meal plan for the weekend

Main Location: 

919 The Alameda, San Jose, CA


Friday January 16th @ 6pm: introduction and camp orientation. This night we all gather to discuss our fitness goals, journeys, struggles, and hopes coming out of this camp. We get to know one another and learn about the importance a of fueling our bodies for active living.

Saturday January 17th 8am -4pm: expect two sweaty resistant weight training sessions on in the AM and PM. You'll be learning all the fundamentals of weight training, using weights, and working out. An afternoon hike in beautiful Los Gatos hills.

Sunday January 18th 8am - 1pm: your last resistant weight training session in the morning. Guest speaker from Active Nutrition, who will give us the low down on supplementation and its impact on fitness goals. An invigorating spin class hosted by our friends at The Dailey Method. 

The cost is $350 per person, but enroll before 12/31/2014 and get $50 OFF your enrollment fee. 

Start the 2015 strong with a like minded community working together towards a healthier life. 

For more details and where to enroll please visit


EAT: Brussel Sprout Chips

Brussel Sprout Chips

Brussel Sprouts are some of my favorite greens to eat. I know its people's worst enemy, but there is something about brussel sprouts that I enjoy. Maybe its the bitterness and the challenge to make it something delightful, but I've found a wicked love for them over the past few months. 

Brussel Sprout chips are so easy to make, they can be a little tedious in the beginning, but after making them frequently they become easier.


  • Brussel Sprouts
  • Coconut Oil Spray
  • Sea Salt
  • Lemon Zest (optional)


1. Preheat the oven to 400 degrees. 

2. Remove the leaves of the brussel sprouts. I normally cut the brussel sprouts in halves or quarters. As the leaves start to peel itself off from them I start to pull them apart. I leave the larger parts of the brussel sprouts to roast them in the oven in the same manner in a separate pan. Doing this makes the prep much faster than peeling all the leaves off the sprout completely.

3. Put all the leaves onto a baking sheet making sure that there are none on top of one another. 

4. Spray with coconut oil spray, sprinkle with sea salt to taste, and cook for 8-10 minutes

5. Sprinkle lemon zest on top of cooked chips and serve. Enjoy! 

EAT: Cheat Clean Cookies

Its exactly 3 months till my first NPC competition and I have 6 days left of "clean cheating". I was craving warm home made cookies, but I'm doing my best to stay away from sugars, butter, and gluten. All the fun stuff I used to make my home made chocolate chip cookies. So today I decided that I was going to take my delicious Quest Protein to a whole new level.

I took my two favorite flavors Cookies and Cream and Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough, broke them up into 3 pieces and smashed them into a cookie shape.


Then I baked them at 350 degrees for 5-7 minutes.

And VOILA!!! Clean Cheat Cookies! Such the perfect way to #CheatClean while you're #OnaQuest!