Archive Monthly Archives: September 2018

I Can’t Poop!…and Other Tales from the Toilet

i can't poop

Now, don’t lie to yourself here…We’ve all done that embarrassing Google search, “Why is my poop black/green,” “I can’t poop,” etc. Wondering if it means something scary… Of course, it usually isn’t much of a danger sign. If you’re not A) eating enough fat; B) eating enough fibrous veggies; or C) drinking enough water; you can […]

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Core de Force Workout– Introducing MMA Beachbody Style

Core de Force MMA style, a new Beachbody style of exercise to add to their multiple types of exercise programs. Beachbody does a great job creating fitness programs that are relatable to the everyday person. You’ve seen from some of my posts that they are largely successful in doing so. Nowhere is this more apparent […]

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Mason Jar Salad! Looks Good, Tastes Even Better

mason jar salad

The “mason jar salad.” It’s fun, it’s fresh, it’s all over Pinterest…But is there any real reason for you to try it? Hey, you!! Are you eating your veggies? If so, great! If not…or, if kinda-sorta-not-every-day…you may be able to motivate yourself with the power of presentation. I’m a big proponent of proper presentation (sorry, I’ll […]

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Are Air Fryers Too Good to Be True? Also: Air Fryer Recipes!

air fryer recipes

Ready for some fantastic air fryer recipes? Or are you not sold on this frying fad yet?     Air fryers are so hot right now! But before you fork over the dough (and fry it) you probably have some questions. Like, is frying with an air fryer really that much healthier, and do you have […]

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Why You SHOULDN’T Do Intermittent Fasting!! (Myths)

intermittent fasting myths

Before you read…check out my NEW 12-Day Intermittent Fasting series on YouTube! First video below: So, what’s up with the title of this article, right? No intermittent fasting?? You’re probably thinking, what the heck happened to the Melissa I know and love? Don’t worry, she’s still here, and about to bust some intermittent fasting myths. […]

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The Master’s Hammer and Chisel-Get Sculpted

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Many of Beachbody’s exercise routines are geared toward weight loss while gaining strength and muscle. The Master’s Hammer and Chisel workout is one of the more extreme programs offered. Following this 60-day program will put you on your way to a shredded physique. That last part shouldn’t surprise you; with a name like “hammer and […]

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