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Planksgiving 30 Day Fitness Challenge!

Give PLANKS in November and take my 30 day Challenge! Read More

HIIT Me Baby, One More Time…

HIIT Me Baby, One More Time…

The American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) recommends that you get 150 moderate-intensity or 75 minutes of vigorous exercise to prevent chronic disease.  You think finding time to walk to the bathroom during the day is a win. It is no surprise that lack of time is the reason that half of Americans do not meet that goal. Read More

Your Elliptical Has Been Lying To You and Why You’re Not Losing Weight Doing Zumba!

Your Elliptical Has Been Lying To You and Why You’re Not Losing Weight Doing Zumba!

Do you get on the elliptical, eyes glued to the calorie counter, repetitively moving your arms and legs until you hit 200 calories? 300 calories? However many calories were in that cookie you ate after lunch? I hate to tell you but those calorie counters cannot be trusted. Read More

Why I Eat Chocolate Every Day

Why I Eat Chocolate Every Day

 I’m sure it’s no surprise that I eat a very healthy diet. It includes a lots of vegetables, lean protein and healthy fats. No meat or dairy.
Yes I do eat carbohydrates – mostly in the form of fruits and vegetables but I also include oats and quinoa and now and then other healthy grains. I do not eat added sugars nor do I use white flour. Any sweets I eat are typically made by me. I exercise regularly. It is incredibly rare that I consume alcohol. You probably think this sounds terrible but I actually enjoy eating the way that I do. I feel like garbage when I eat garbage.
                                   BUT I AM A HUMAN BEING.

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Couch Potato Workout

Couch Potato Workout

A workout you can do in the comfort of your living room without leaving the couch!

This workout is also appropriate for dorm rooms and hotels too.

No equipment required but you may add a weight if you choose.

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BACK To School Fitness Challenge

BACK To School Fitness Challenge

My Back to School Fitness Challenge for you is all about your BACK. Whether you want to banish your back bulges or build a little muscle, follow my September calendar and you’ll see results by October!Read More

The ONE Thing That Will Help You Reach Your Fitness and Weight Loss Goals

The ONE Thing That Will Help You Reach Your Fitness and Weight Loss Goals

Trying to lose weight but the SCALE ISN’T MOVING?! Or maybe your focus is on getting in better shape but you are finding it difficult to measure your progress. It can certainly cause a lack of motivation to stay the course. You might be feeling great but then that one step onto the scale can causeRead MoreRead More

Fresh Isn’t Always Best

Fresh Isn’t Always Best

Eating veggies and fruits are an important part of a healthy diet. But it can be expensive and produce doesn’t have a long shelf life. What to do? Keep your cool- head to the freezer. Read More

Shots of  Apple Cider Vinegar: Hype or Health?

Shots of Apple Cider Vinegar: Hype or Health?

Have you started doing shots every morning? Should I be worried or have you joined the latest trend of drinking apple cider vinegar in the name of health? People are raising a glass for all sorts of health reasons. From weight loss to digestive healing, let’s cut to the chase…DOES IT WORK?Read More

Why the Scale Isn’t Moving

Why the Scale Isn’t Moving

You are doing everything right. You are making healthier food choices, exercising more and the scale isn’t budging. It doesn’t make sense because your clothes are fitting better and people keep telling you that you look like you’ve lost weight. It is SO frustrating. So what gives?Read More