How to get motivated (and stay that way) to reach my goals?

How to get motivated

How to get motivated? How to stay that way and reach some insane (but achievable goals)? That’s a pretty common question for people to ask. I even Googled it and there were almost 19,000,000 results…WOW! Well I can share with you what has worked for me over the past 2 decades. I’m certainly no Wonder […]

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Is Your Plate Full of Real Food?

Are you feeding your machine (aka your body) with real food?

Are you feeding your machine (aka your body) with real food?  When I overhear, “I’m hungry, let’s get a burger or pizza” I die a little inside! It’s obvious that we eat to stay alive but because something has the label of ‘food’ doesn’t mean that’s really what it is. Food is meant to be […]

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Not all Fats are Made Equal: The Truth about Good Fats.

What are good fats?

Not all fats are made equal: what are good fats? Admit it, when a friend tells you that they’re considering going on a high-fat low-carb diet, you instantly want to warn them that it’s common knowledge that eating plenty of fat means eating saturated fat and saturated fat means heart disease and heart disease means […]

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

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

It’s not easy to read food labels, unless you know what to avoid… Don’t tell me when you see a new and promising “healthy” product on the grocery store shelf, that you don’t flip it over and immediately scan the calories, fat, carbohydrate and the protein content … Right?! We have been trained to look […]

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I Stand for Freedom (Literally!) this July 4th

I stand for freedom this July 4

Why I stand for freedom… Your freedom and my feet… How on Earth do those two things relate? Let me explain… Since we are coming up on Independence Day, I always think about the freedom that we have and how blessed we are. My father served in Vietnam and during that time, he was exposed […]

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3 Tips for a Bloated Stomach

Bloated stomach

Suffering from a bloated stomach? Ever feel like you could apply to be a fellow float for the Macy’s Day Parade? Especially after eating what you thought was a healthy meal? Bloat…not a very sexy word, is it?! Well it happens to the best of us, probably even more so to the healthiest of us! […]

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To Protein or Not To Protein…(and what are macronutrients anyway?)

What are macronutrients?

What are macronutrients? All 3 macronutrients (carbohydrates, fat and protein) have been the topic of MANY blogs lately. When you read one telling you to just reduce carbs, you’ll find another one telling you to cut them out altogether. You’ll read a blog telling you fat will kill you, while the next one you read […]

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PiYo Reviews – A Quick Refresher

PiYo is an excellent choice for exercise, especially if you’re going to get lean and muscular without bulking up. I like to do a quick refresher of the program as well as a few PiYo reviews from other people that are finding success with the program. PiYo Compliments Yoga Yoga is a multi-faceted and very […]

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P90X Core Synergistics – Building Your Core

Melissa McAllister

There is the P90X exercise program, that is an intense workout that will help build muscle while you lose weight. Now add Core Synergistics and you have P90X Core Synergistics. You’re probably wondering how this all works. Sounds like something you would use with a computer, right? Well, your body is sort of like a […]

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Bacon! Bacon! (Free) Bacon!

Bacon Bacon Bacon

Bacon! Bacon! Bacon! Does that word make your mouth water too? I love it and have so much fun with the mugs, t-shirts and memes out there about it. But the question I get asked is, can I (or should I) eat it everyday? I love bacon, the salty crunch definitely does it for me, […]

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