Entries by MacKenzie

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Nike’s 30th Anniversary Branding Efforts #Justdoit!

Nike’s 30th Anniversary Campaign has caused shock waves throughout the Twittersphere, headlines, and cash registers. Nike was met with both blow back and support for naming Colin Kaepernick the face of their 30th Anniversary “Just Do It” campaign. People are reacting emotionally to what Colin did; but this campaign is not about that… Embracing more […]

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Gluten Free Make-UP

Being gluten free doesn’t stop at what you eat, it can include what is put on your skin as well; And that is the case for me, its not a trend, its an allergy!  My consumption or exposure to gluten comes at a high price, it can cause my throat to swell, itching, and even […]

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United State Of Women Summit

  I had the opportunity to speak on my first panel at the United State of Women Summit. The panel was called the 2nd Act – From Athlete to Entrepreneur.  All the panelist were amazing, I was being inspired while inspiring others. One reoccurring theme amongst us all was to be successful it takes patience, […]

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Pineapple Kale Smoothie

Try my refreshing and tasty Kale and Pineapple Smoothie. Below is the recipe… This is one of my favorite after practice drinks: 1.5 cup of Kale 1 cup of Frozen Pineapple 1 cup of Almond Milk 1 scoop of Mega Foods Daily Tumeric Ginger to taste (helps with inflammation) Honey to taste want to make […]

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Performance Athletic Wear VS Athleisure

During a time when athleisure “active streetwear” and yoga pants are the new casual wear, people might wonder about the difference between athletic apparel brands that athletes wear like Nike, or Adidas versus athleisure or yoga brands like Alo Yoga, or GapFit, or Lululemon. Although all the brands are very similar in structural appearance, the […]

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It’s A Process

This is my journey right…. I guess, it’s only right I share more than just advice, opinions and information. But my experiences and inner thoughts.  Ok here we go… Process… Practice… Patience For the past few months that has been my motto, Process, Practice, Patience…. This year I have fully emerged into a 100m hurdler […]

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A Healthy Balance

Being an asthmatic Athlete isn’t impossible but is definitely a challenge. As an athlete with asthma, I’m constantly balancing my work load against my health. It’s important to understand that asthma is a beast sometimes it is dormant, nevertheless there, and needs to be managed; in managing it, it is crucial to understand your triggers, […]

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Adding hair to your wardrobe

When entering a new season, the first thing most people think about is swapping out clothes, breaking out shoes they couldn’t wear, and showing off their season favorites. Well, how about throwing one more element into the mix, changing up your hair? As I have grown to become a major advocate for empowerment and self-expression, […]

Creating a Branding

Creating a brand is more than a logo. It’s a misconception that a brand is just a logo summing up your business to just shapes and colors. To be honest, in the beginning, my co-founder and I fell into this trap. After working with the wonderful Fabian at Finien, http://www.finien.com/, we quickly learned that a […]