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, …

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 …

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 …

Why Being Thin and Healthy Does Not Define Your Worth

A few weeks ago I seen a post on instagram, I cannot for the life of me remember who posted it but it seriously sunk in with me and I haven’t stopped thinking about it. So naturally I need to share with you guys. The post talked about how being thin AND being healthy does not define your worth. For the last year or so I have come to the conclusion that being thin doesn’t …

FYI: It’s Totally Okay if you Change Your Mind After University

Let me say that again: It is totally okay to change your mind after university AND its nobody else’s DAMN business but your own. Being 18-30 years old, making life decisions such as going to university or college is freakin scary and there is so much pressure on you. It’s like you are only allowed to make one decision when you are in your 20’s and that will be your career and future forever. Which …