Fitness, Nutrition, Programs and Services

My Personal Training Business is Launched!

Guys, I am so excited that Raquel Lodge Fitness is FINALLY happening after being in the works for so long! I have been pondering on the idea of personal training for a while, and I kept going back and forth, being too scared to do it, wasn’t sure if I would be good at it or if it was the right thing for me. But now that I finally took the plunge and launched it, …

Nutrition, Wellness

Dieting vs Healthy Habits. Whats the Difference?

Wait hold up…. You can eat and live a healthy lifestyle without being on a diet? ABSOLUTELY YOU CAN. You can absolutely take care of yourself, eat healthy, adopt healthy habits that make you thrive and feel good without being on a restrictive diet. And I am about to break down the difference. I feel like there is so much grey area when it comes to dieting and eating healthy. Like when I post on …

Fitness, Life, Nutrition, Wellness

What Letting go of Dieting Has Taught Me

DIET. That one word we are all so familiar with, and one that the majority of us probably tried and then failed. I have grown to hate that word. Keto, Atkins, mediterranean, paleo, juice cleanses, raw food diets, intermittent fasting and MANY more are all forms of dieting. Call it what you want but if you are following some sort of strict plan to lose weight, cutting out certain foods or food groups for fear …

Life, Wellness

4 Morning Rituals for a Positive Mindset

First off, happy Sunday! Anyone else feel love Sundays and take full advantage to do all things self-care? I am currently listening to Halsey’s new album, writing this post with a face mask with my essential oil diffuser on. I love a chill evening after a busy weekend.  Anyways, if you follow me on instagram you know that I LOVE a solid morning routine or ritual. I try to do all if not some of …

Life, Wellness

5 Must-Read Books for Personal Development

Going to be honest, because of the book worm that I am, I’m really surprised that I didn’t write/share about this topic sooner. I have a lot of favorite books, I mean ALOT. I was so excited to get my own book shelf in my own house and pack it full. But there are a select few that have made a significant impact on my life, my mental health, physical health and my own personal …