Archive Monthly Archives: May 2017

The “C” Word! Should you avoid High Cholesterol Foods?

High Cholesterol Foods

The “C” word! Now I know you’re saying, “Melissa, if I know ANYTHING about nutrition, I know to stay away from high Cholesterol Foods. Am I right or am I right? Well, you’re wrong. Some very important foods to your health contain cholesterol…including your very 1st food…breast milk. I don’t think it was put there […]

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The Power of Accountability in Weight Loss

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I’m a quiet person who likes to keep herself to herself and makes excuses to avoid many social situations.However, one area where I have found being social is key is when it comes to reaching and maintaining my health and fitness goals. The Power of Accountability in Weight Loss in undeniable. I’m stubborn, competitive and […]

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Should You be Using BCAAs – and what are they?

Should You Be Using BCAAS Melissa Photo

No, I’m not talking about bra sizes here… LOL! Actually, a very common question I get is should you be using BCAAs – and what are they??? In fact this is one of the most common questions I hear! Well as always, please allow me to first explain what they are, what they’re used for, if […]

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P90X3 – Fitness for the Busy

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Do you use your hectic schedule as an excuse for not working out as much as you should? Well, Tony Horton has your number! You can work the P90X3 routine into even the craziest of calendars. You just need to clear a simple half hour every day for your workout, and isn’t your health worth […]

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Do You Read Nutrition Labels?

Don’t Stop at Calories and Macros: How to Read Food Labels

Do you read nutrition labels? If you said, “Yes” are you expecting I’m going to whip out my hand to exchange high 5’s? I really want to pat you on the back because I know most believe  label reading is important to your health but I’m going to beg to differ here, especially since we […]

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How To Use The 21 Day Fix Meal Plan

I touched on the importance of meal planning when it comes to picking your 21 Day Fix recipes, but today I want to expand on the 21 Day Fix Meal Plan as it applies to the 21 Day Fix overall program. How does the meal plan fit? As I have mentioned, the 21 Day Fix […]

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About The Body Beast Work Out

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There are those in fitness that want to muscle up. If you are one of those then meet “The Body Beast Work Out” by Sagi Kalev is the way to go. They love the strength it gives them and that they can continuously see the results of their hard work. Striving to do the best […]

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The High Fat Low Carb Made Diet!

High Fat Low Carb Melissa

Have you heard a lot about High Fat Low Carb diets, ketosis, Gluconeogenesis etc? Where do I stand? I am not Keto! I am not Paleo! I am MADE! It took years of reading, watching, researching, studying and experimentation on myself, my family and my friends to come up with the BEST scenario of all […]

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Will Intermittent Fasting Cause Muscle Loss?

Will Intermittent Fasting Cause Muscle Loss?

Can I just put up a picture of myself here to answer this question?? I kid, I kid! But remember, I’ve been an intermittent faster for going 18 years now. The question I get asked by people- particularly men is Will intermittent fasting cause muscle loss?. The Guys fear that all of their hard work […]

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Why I Love the Brazil Butt Lift Workout

Brazil Butt Lift

We’re you watching the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro? Did you watch all the beautiful women in traditional Carnival costumes and wish you had a Brazil booty? (C’ mon, it’s okay to admit it). Were you wondering if there was a Brazil Butt Lift Workout that you could do? The Brazilians are proud […]

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