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Imperfections Are Beautiful

I know I struggle with showing who I am. I love this quote because it helps me remember to just be myself. I am always afraid people are judging me, and I try to strive to be seen as perfect. I have tried not to let people see that silly side of me either. I […]

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Sunday Sunrise Runs

I used to think that Sunday was a day of rest and that I should take it off from working out. I have realized over time though that Sunday is an anxious day for me because I start thinking about the upcoming week. For me that brings tension and stress when I wake up on […]

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One of My Favorite Total Body Home Workouts

SaveSave Ashton BennettHi! My name is Ashton. I am a wife, a first grade teacher, and a dog mom. I am striving to live a happy, healthy, and balanced life, and hopefully inspire you to do the same. I am a cross trainer and yogi. I try to push myself to step out of my […]

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Managing Stress: Coloring Books For Adults

Who loves to color?! Me, pick me!  As a first grade teacher, I always get excited when I get to make an example of a craft or something I get to decorate. After a crazy, energetic day in the classroom, I love to sit at my desk, and make the example. I think “Oh this […]

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Why Fitness Programs Don’t Work in the Long Run

Why Fitness Programs Don’t Work in the Long Run Ok, I have to admit that I have never done a purchased fitness program. Maybe that is partially why I don’t believe in them. In addition, I have watched countless women try them, and then after the program is over, so are their workouts. Their way […]

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Cardio, Arms, & Core

The workout doesn’t have to always be fancy or have a lot of moves. It can be convenient and time efficient. While that can keep workouts interesting, sometimes, I just don’t want to mess around with finding new things to do. I just make up the workout as I go. On my run, I was […]

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100/20 Cardio & Legs Circuit

Ashton BennettHi! My name is Ashton. I am a wife, a first grade teacher, and a dog mom. I am striving to live a happy, healthy, and balanced life, and hopefully inspire you to do the same. I am a cross trainer and yogi. I try to push myself to step out of my comfort […]

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Music BEFORE You Workout

  Usually I sneak around trying to be quiet before I workout in the morning. Last week, my husband was on a trip so I turned on T. Swift right when I woke up (Yes, I am 27 years old, and I still love T. Swift). This got me pumped up to start my workout. […]

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The 80/20 Rule in Moderation

Have you heard of the 80/20 rule for healthy eating? It means to eat healthy and “clean” 80% of the time and indulge a little the other 20%. It helps me enjoy the foods that I love in moderation.  I love ice-cream, and at one point I cut it out of my diet completely. When […]

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Berry Coconut Overnight Oats

Ashton Bennett Berry Coconut Overnight OatsThis recipe combines cold oats, fresh berries, coconut, and cashews for a refreshing summer breakfast.2 minPrep Time 2 min Save Recipe Print Recipe Ingredients1/2 C. Rolled Oats1/2 C. Milk2 T. Vanilla Greek Yogurt1/4 C. Chopped Strawberries1/4 C. Blueberries1 T. Chopped Cashews1 t. Unsweetened CoconutInstructionsMix oats, milk, and yogurt in a […]

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