Sometimes I want to eat chocolate. Okay, just kidding. All of the time I just want to eat chocolate. I have built up an amazing amount of self-control over the past few years. But sometimes, I'm just not strong enough and I give in. Luckily, giving in doesn't mean I have to sabotage my diet. … Continue reading Guilt-Free Chocolate Coconut Cookie Bars
As some of you may know - I'm pretty obsessed with beauty products. My vanity is packed with tons of cosmetics, skin care items, hair products, and nail polishes. I just can't get enough! A lot of people ask me what some of my favorite products are, so I figured I'd make it easy and put … Continue reading My Holy Grail Beauty Product List
The word "snack" is defined as "a small amount of food eaten in between meals"... if only it were that simple. It can be hard to be a healthy snacker when so many factors can throw you off your nutrition game. Here are some tips I implement in my diet to ensure that I'm always … Continue reading 9 Savvy Tips for Healthy Snacking
The question I'm asked the most often is how I stay motivated everyday. It’s not something that happens overnight and it definitely took a lot of hard work to feel this inspired. I’m a firm believer in setting yourself up for success, planning things ahead of time, and completely surrounding yourself with the things … Continue reading 7 Smart Strategies for Staying Motivated
Music is a crucial component of not just my workouts, but my everyday mood. One of my best strategies for staying motivated is to play music whenever possible - preferably something upbeat and fast paced. I find that when I'm playing music - my workload magically feels lighter, my tough workouts seem a little easier, and … Continue reading My Ultimate Workout Playlist
I smoked cigarettes for 8 years - about 3/4th of a pack per day before I quit. In that 8 years, I did not attempt to quit smoking at any point. I was not actively going to the gym or participating in any sort of personal fitness plan during that time. I was, however, setting impossible … Continue reading How to Actually Quit Smoking: Part 1
My weight was always something that I had struggled with since I was very young. Although never dangerous to my health, I had always been slightly overweight (or what you would maybe call chunky, heavy, chubby, etc). And even though I was an athlete from kindergarten to high school, I never managed to shed the … Continue reading My Fitness Transformation Story
Welp, here goes. My name is Alex Maz and I've somehow managed to embark on a journey that I never in a million years thought I would ever set out to do. Before this journey, any of my friends would've told you that I was always the life of the party, that I chugged liquor like a champ, or that … Continue reading 2017 Is My Year, Bitches.