All posts by Melissa McAllister

How to Do a Pull Up, in 6 Months!

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Any woman who’s getting serious about strength training has probably wondered how to do a PULL UP because it’s honestly not that easy. Maybe you’ve even been hanging from the pull-up bar before and tried to do juuuuust one, thinking it looks simple (because it really does!!). But then you try, and nothing’s happening, and […]

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What to Do When Keto is NOT Working

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There was a point for me where I was trying SO HARD to make keto work, but just couldn’t help but repeat over and over to myself, “Keto is not working. Keto is NOT working.” So I quit! Ha ha. Just kidding about eating junk instead!! What I’m trying to say is, there’s an EASIER […]

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Benefits of Collagen Creams…Will It Keep You Looking Young??

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“Collagen”…if you’ve heard of it before you know it has something to do with skin looking young, and it’s in most anti-aging creams…with an ad featuring a woman who has probably been PHOTOSHOPPED to high heaven. So what are the benefits of collagen? And, do anti-aging creams actually work? So first of all, what IS […]

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Could Water Farms End World Hunger? (Hydroponic Farming)

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Now, when I say “water farms,” I’m referring to something called hydroponic farming. Basically, it means you’re growing plants indoors and they’re grown in WATER with NO soil!     Isn’t that crazy? I hadn’t heard of this until recently, but apparently it’s been done since 600 BC in the Hanging Gardens of Babylon. Nowadays there’s more […]

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“Millionaire Fastlane” Review: Does This Book Have the Secret?

millionaire fastlane review

I just read the book Millionaire Fastlane by MJ DeMarco! His story is pretty similar to mine… By now many of you know my story of incredible success through Beachbody that allows me the freedom and flexibility to do what I want when I want. So maybe you’re wondering what my Millionaire Fastlane review is! Will this book […]

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Put Collagen Powder in Your Coffee!

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  Heard about collagen powder? I’m so excited about this supplement because it’s pretty NEW to the scene and yet there’s a growing body of research about how this powder can pretty much singlehandedly keep you young and healthy! All ya gotta do is add it to your coffee.   (First things first: if you’re […]

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Are Squats Good for Runners? YES, Incredibly So!

are squats good for runners

Some people act like cardio and strength training are bitter ENEMIES. But despite all the arguing, I know they’re COMPATIBLE! So now I want to answer the question: “Are squats good for runners?”     The answer’s yes!! Especially for people new to cardio, strength training can MEGA AMPLIFY your running ability. And, you wanna […]

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Defend Yourself, Girl! (Taser vs. Stun Gun Differences)

Taser vs. stun gun differences

Wanna carry a non-lethal weapon for safety, but not sure about the law? Clueless about Taser vs. stun gun differences? Well, today I’m going to tell you because I “aim” to please…     Lately I’ve been really wanting to make a post about self-defense for women, since this is the kind of stuff that […]

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Intermittent Fasting: Can’t Sleep to Save My Life!!

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Is intermittent fasting keeping you up at night? I guess it makes sense that if food = sleepy, then intermittent fasting = can’t sleep!!     So yeah, this post is for all my fellow fasters who are struggling with a bit of INSOMNIA when they fast. If you fast and you don’t have sleep […]

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Go NUTS!! (They’ll Help You Stop Overeating)

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Some people are little patronizing the way they say, “Losing weight is easy! Just stop overeating!”   “Calories in, calories out. If you consume less calories, there’s physically no way you gain weight. It’s science!” And I mean, they’re CORRECT, yeah. If you count calories and make sure it’s under your total daily energy expenditure, you’ll […]

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