We can’t seem to get enough of her beautiful posts, her quirky blogs, and how this blogger/graphic designer/art director/actress/model (wooo…that’s a lot in one breath) finds time to stay fit!
We sat down with Rebekah Steen from Goldfish Kiss to give us a run down on what works for her to stay fit, healthy, and feeling great.
O’Neill Girls: What are three words that describe your fitness regimen?
Goldfish Kiss: Varied. Intense. Outdoors (when possible).
O’Neill Girls: What is your favorite workout?
Goldfish Kiss: Ok, so there are a lot of things I love to do that are active, but in terms of an actual workout, I am on old fashioned “meathead” at heart. I love feeling strong and having a butt kicking lift at the gym.
O’Neill Girls: Do you have a daily workout routine?
Goldfish Kiss: I try to do something active/break-a-sweat each day. My weekly schedule is lifting 3x a week for about 45-50 minutes and then doing sprints, hikes, long walks, paddle boarding, surfing, or yoga on the other days.
O’Neill Girls: What is your go-to “healthy” snack/recipe/food?
Goldfish Kiss: Tons of water! I know it’s boring, but it’s my go-to. Food wise, I love “healthy toasts,” so a hearty multi grain piece of toast with homemade coconut oil peanut butter, a few types of fruits, (right now I’m doing strawberries, blackberries and blueberries) and honey drizzled on top. It’s a mess. It’s delish.
I am also a fan of random green (a.k.a. I just add spinach or Kale) smoothie concoctions and chia seeds. I love chia seeds.
O’Neill Girls: What was your biggest fitness accomplishment?
Goldfish Kiss: Oh gosh, I wish I could say hiking Mt. Kilimanjaro or something like that, but I was a Division I college athlete (Field Hockey) which was pretty cool.
I actually just competed in my first ever Outrigger canoe race, which was a 26 mile change out. Being able to start and compete in a new sport felt like an accomplishment.
…OK one more. When I was in high school, I remember going to watch the surfers out at Honolua bay on Maui and I told myself I want to be able to surf there one day. I was there a few years ago on my birthday, paddled out and caught some fun waves in a swell. That felt great.
O’Neill Girls: Any future fitness goals?
Goldfish Kiss: Hike Mt. Kilimanjaro? No, really, that would be sweet. I’d love to do a monumental hike like that on a different continent.
O’Neill Girls: What are your workout wardrobe must-haves (i.e. quick dry, great fitting sports bra, etc)?
Goldfish Kiss: A comfy grey baggy t- shirt, some thick, quick dry leggings (cropped or long), a great fitting, bright and comfortable sports bra, and a hair tie…because I always forget one!
O’Neill Girls: So, we’ve heard you love the O’Neill Women’s active wear collection, O’Neill 365. What is your favorite piece from the collection?
Goldfish Kiss: I love the O’Neill 365 Rapid Bikini Bra. It’s like a miracle bra/no budge bikini top/super supportive sports bra all in one! The fit on this top is unreal.
O’Neill Girls: Do you have a health tip you would like to share with our O’Neill Women’s Community?
Goldfish Kiss: They say to choose a job you love and you will never have to work a day in your life. Well, you can also find something active you love to do and you will never have to workout that much either.
There you have it ladies! Have any questions for Rebekah? Let us know below!
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