Who else is lovin’ this summer heat wave?! With this extreme heat we need to find ways to cool off…maybe by jumping in a refreshing pool or indulging in a cold treat! You may be thinking that you need to restrict summer treats that you love just because you’re trying to lose weight.
Ever been on vacation felt all of your eating rules flying right out the window? It’s that moment when you’re not in your natural habitat, and suddenly you feel like you have a license to eat everything in sight. Only when you do get home, you feel sluggish, exhausted, and guilty instead of refreshed, rested, and revived. Hardly the point of a vacation, is it?
Craving Chocolate? Don’t want to derail all your efforts in the gym? These easy keto low carb brownies are super chocolatey, gooey and are only three ingredients. Made with almond or coconut flour, these healthy easy brownies are the best! Paleo, Vegan, Sugar Free!
Life will constantly throw you curve balls when it comes to your body, your diet, and your lifestyle. So you just have to roll with the punches and embrace the challenges. The most important thing is that you keep taking steps forward. Friday night was all about letting lose at the Def Leppard concert and indulging in life with a couple of close friends. Call us old school (or old for that matter) ...[Read More]
As many of you may already know I just recently lost my adorable and loving cat Murphy. Despite what anyone says, losing a pet is one of the hardest things to experience. Our pets become part of our family, they connect with us, protect us, they don’t complain and they offer so much unconditional love. It wasn’t the first time that I experienced losing a beloved pet. I grew up on a farm and have g ...[Read More]
Spring is definitely in the air and I’m feeling that urge to get my butt in gear! Just because I’m a seasoned athlete and fitness professional doesn’t mean that I do not feel that need to amp it up in the gym too! For the past few months my motivation in the gym has plummeted due to a couple of injuries and simply not feeling it so I decided to try different styles of workouts to see how my body a ...[Read More]
My name is Monica and I am a mother of three. Having three children certainly keeps me active but I was finding that my weight was gradually increasing and I found my self-esteem deteriorate as a result. That is when I decided to join Karen’s fall fitness challenge on Facebook. I thought to myself “what do I have to lose!” Not knowing what to expect, I was quickly taken back and overwhelmed by the ...[Read More]
Are you looking to lose some weight? Are you feeling bloated and sluggish after the summer? Do you want to blast five pounds or lose those pesky five that you gained over the summer? I have the solution to losing those five pounds this week.
This is such a delicious salad. I know, you are looking at that ingredients thinking…what?! Trust me on this one! Raw sweet potatoes never tasted so good! This salad recipe comes from my Culinary Nutrition Coach Meghan Telpner’s cookbook The Undiet Cookbook. You will find delicious and easy to follow recipes, and loads of useful nutritional information in her cookbook. Give it a try a ...[Read More]
Repeat this workout 3-5 times. You may modify the exercises depending on your fitness level. 20 Wall Balls 20 Push Ups 1 Minute Skipping or Battle Ropes 20 Walking Lunges 20 Jump Squats 1 Minute Plank 15 Bent over Barbell Or Dumbbell Rows