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Mar
3

10 Tips for Restful Sleep By Steve Edwards

10 Tips for Restful Sleep By Steve Edwards

We talk a lot about the importance of recovery from exercise and how vital it is for our body transformation goals. Today we’ll address the most important of these recovery modalities, sleep. Dreamland is where we make the most dramatic changes in our body’s physiology. Those changes are directly related to what we do when […]

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Feb
26

Try Some of These Yummy Recipes for Shakeology

Try Some of These Yummy Recipes for Shakeology

Getting bored withe plain old Vanilla Shakeology? Try some of these awesome recipes to fall in love all over again! Less than 200 Calories Spiced Orange Blossom 1 serving of Vanilla Shakeology 1 cup water 4 tsp orange herbal tea (cooled) ½ tsp ground cinnamon Calories: 132 Total Fat: 2 g Saturated Fat: 0 g […]

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Feb
25

Why Strength Train?

Why Strength Train?

by Kathy Smith Still not convinced you should strength train? Here’s a good reason. After the age of 30, we all lose a quarter pound of muscle mass each year. Yikes! With less muscle, our metabolism slows down and we gain fat—averaging about 15 pounds a decade. While muscle is metabolically active (each pound of […]

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Feb
25

Grilled Corn and Jalapeño Salad

Grilled Corn and Jalapeño Salad

This quick and easy recipe gives grilled corn bold flavor by adding zesty jalapeño, cilantro, and feta. You won’t believe the flavor explosion! Total Time: 30 min. Prep Time: 10 min. Cooking Time: 20 min. Yield: 4 servings Ingredients: 4 ears of corn, husks removed 1 Tbsp. + 1 tsp. olive oil, divided use 1 […]

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Oct
7

Dine Out Without Diving Off Your Diet

Dine Out Without Diving Off Your Diet

This Content written by: Denis Faye           When you start to eat healthily, dining out, which was once a bliss-filled, belt-notch-loosening pleasure, becomes a culinary terror. Servings are Matterhorn-esque in size. Supertankers of soda abound. Fries come with your order whether you want them or not. Nary a veggie can be […]

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Oct
7

Time for Dinner?

Time for Dinner?

I’m back! I know that I’ve been gone for awhile but I had a good reason! 😀  Nothing like a little knee surgery to put you into a pain killer induced coma! But I’m here to leave you again with a FABULOUS dinner for 4 menu!  Get dinner the healthy, easy way right here! WE […]

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Sep
18

Get Your Breakfast on the Healthy Way!

Get Your Breakfast on the Healthy Way!

We all know that breakfast is the healtiest meal of the day but we all skip it.  Why I ask all of the time ntil it finally clicks….It’s so friggin boring!!! Well I got this!  This recipe takes a little bit more prep time than normal but is oh so yummy!  This can even be […]

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Sep
12

Take your dinner to the next level with this “hot” menu option!

Take your dinner to the next level with this “hot” menu option!

One of the biggest reasons that I hear why healthy eating is hard is that it’s often without flavor. Well today I have a dinner menu that will take that reason out of the conversation permanently! Try this fantastic Dinner menu featuring Two Pepper Chicken and fire up your evening tonight!   Two-Pepper Chicken   […]

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Sep
11

A Hearty fulfilling lunch that you will LOVE!

A Hearty fulfilling lunch that you will LOVE!

Try out this tasty recipe for Chicken Parmesan Sandwich….did I mention it’s low carb?  Oh yeh! So give it a go and let us know what you think!   Chicken Parmesan Sandwich Ingredients 2 ounces chicken, cooked 1/2 teaspoon extra virgin olive oil 2 tablespoons spaghetti sauce, jarred or canned 1 tablespoon Parmesan cheese 1 […]

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Sep
10

Get your lunch ready for success with these easy Chipotle Steak Lettucee Wraps

Get your lunch ready for success with these easy Chipotle Steak Lettucee Wraps

I know I know..getting a healthy quick lunch is not so easy!  All of the fast food places have “healthy options” right?   Well yeah maybe, in a pinch, you can squeeze in a kinda healthy option from fast food, but if you can get great stuff that’s easy to prepare and take along then […]

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Sep
7

The Painful Road to Finding the Right Exercise for Your Fitness Goals

The Painful Road to Finding the Right Exercise for Your Fitness Goals

We’ve all heard the saying. “no pain, no gain”, but I’m sure you have asked just like I did, “why does there have to be pain?”. Often we head into our local gym and hook up with a trainer that puts us on a StairMaster, shows us around the weights and other machines, set us […]

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Sep
5

Looking for a great deal on fitness?

Looking for a great deal on fitness?

If you’re like me then you are always looking for a great deal! Discounts draw me like flies to honey! So I want to share some with you! Every month I will post the deal of the month on Beachbody Challenge Packs! Theses are programs and Shakeology put together at an already discounted price. But […]

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Sep
3

Should you workout when you’re sick?

Should you workout when you’re sick?

So you’re really loving your program and you’re seeing results and then BAMM!  You get sick.  Do you still workout?  Are you going to have to start all over if you take off to get better?  We’ve all struggled with this type of situation.  So kick back and hear what the experts have to say […]

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Sep
3

A Quick Healthy Yummy Snack For Only 110 Calories!!

A Quick Healthy Yummy Snack For Only 110 Calories!!

YES! You DO have time to get your snacks in every day!  This keeps your metabolism humming along!  Try out this easy and yummy 110 calorie option!  Then tell me how you like it! Seafood Salad with Celery Stalks Ingredients 2 ounces crab, imitation 1 1/2 teaspoons mayonnaise, low-fat 1/8 teaspoon dill weed, dried 3 […]

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Sep
3

A Full Flavorful Dinner Menu That You will <3!

A Full Flavorful Dinner Menu That You will <3!

So I’ll keep this short and sweet and get right down to the good stuff! Tonight’s or tomorrow’s menu is yummy Lemon Pepper Fish with side and dessert!  The entire menu is a whopping 460 calories!  That dinner, side, and dessert! Here’s the skinny on the nutrition facts: Nutrition Facts Calories 460 Calories from Fat […]

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Aug
31

Gotta get your snacks in!

Gotta get your snacks in!

If you’re anything like me then I know that you sometimes forget to get your snacks in! Or you make skip them thinking it’s good to save those calories for something else.  Stop doing that!  Studies have shown over and over that regular intervals of properly portioned healthy meals keep your metabolism up! So how do we […]

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Aug
29

Dinner Anyone?

Dinner Anyone?

So here we are again, it’s Thursday and you’re thinking fast food again!  UGH! Let me help!  Try out this FABULOUS dinner plan, (which is healthy and low carb), and make it a delicious never to forget but easy to follow up Thursday dinner!  Easy because you can always check back here again next week […]

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Aug
28

A Healthy Dinner Plan for Hump-day Happiness!

A Healthy Dinner Plan for Hump-day Happiness!

I know dinner can be tough to gather together on a busy Wednesday evening, and I want to help! As part of my new daily recipes postings I will from time to time throw up a whole meal plan! So here’s the first, a very easy and yummy one too! So copy & paste, print […]

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Mar
29

Focus T25 Fitness

Focus T25 Fitness

The hottest trainer around is at it again! To be released this Summer….new from Shaun T….check it out!

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Mar
1

What? Healthy Coffee?

What? Healthy Coffee?

So I don’t know about you, but my coffee habit is the biggest pain in the butt to my fitness success! Not just the coffee, because let’s admit, by itself in moderation it isn’t so bad. It’s the fact that I just CANNOT have it without my Coffeemate creamer! Well, did you know that each […]

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