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How to Boost Your Metabolism

HOW TO BOOST YOUR METABOLISM “I want to lose weight and shrink my pant size.” How many times have you set this goal for yourself?  Eating right, exercising, and boosting your metabolism are all keys to helping you reach your ideal weight. So, if you’re like me, you’ve probably wondered how to boost your metabolism so that READ MORE

When Sugar Cravings Attack

Feeling guilty after eating a second piece of chocolate cake? I know the feeling. Sometimes the sugar cravings are so strong that you feel like you just cannot help yourself. And then you end up feeling guilty and promising yourself that you’ll quit sugar and do an extra workout to make up for it. I think most READ MORE

Could you be pushing too hard?

Girls, I am so proud of all your hard work. I know it isn’t always easy finding the time and energy to pursue a healthy lifestyle. Seeing so many women take control of their bodies and minds makes me so happy!  I think it is wonderful how hard you all work, but sometimes we can work READ MORE

Is Gluten Free the Way to Go?

It seems that more and more people are going gluten-free these days. I’m sure all of you reading this have a friend, a colleague, or a family member who has made the switch. But do you know what’s interesting? I don’t even remember gluten-free being a thing when I was young! I mean I’m sure READ MORE

Refreshing Watermelon Fresca

I absolutely love watermelon in the summer months.  Cool, refreshing and it is loaded with antioxidants. One of my favorite ways to get more melon is making a Watermelon Fresca or spritzer. WATERMELON FRESCA 4 cups cubed watermelon 3 cups water, divided use ½ cup fresh basil leaves 2 Tbsp. fresh lime juice 1 Tbsp. READ MORE

Need a Better Booty?

  Not getting the booty exercise results you are aiming for can leave you feeling like you should be joining Saggy Butts Anonymous, rather than reaching for that sexy new bikini you bought last year. While you may not be striving to be as ‘Bootylicious’ as Destiny’s Child, you may be wondering how can I increase READ MORE

How to Prevent Workout Injuries

A common question I’ve been asked ever since my first days of being a personal trainer is how to prevent workout injuries. Injuries are painful, annoying, and they can really set you back when you are on a mission to lose weight and tone up.  You may find that you are unable to do anything READ MORE

Are HIIT Workouts Better?

HIIT stands for high intensity interval training and the average workouts take between 10 and 30 minutes. This makes them ideal if you have a busy schedule. But what makes HIIT different from other short workouts is the intensity of each exercise you perform. During a HIIT circuit, you’ll do one type of exercise for a short READ MORE

How Shakeology Ingredients Work Together

Originally posted   March 15, 2019 | BY: Denis Faye, M.S. Do you want to lose weight, build muscle, or feel more fit? Join Beachbody On Demand, and get access to Beachbody’s world-famous programs, including 21 Day FIX®, 80 Day Obsession™, and P90X®. Don’t miss out on your chance for amazing results. Sign up today! “The whole is READ MORE

Best Foods for Post Workout

Best Foods to Eat After a Workout, According to Dietitians With an ideal combo of protein and carbs, these post-workout snacks will help you build muscle and restore your energy. Getting enough sleep, busting stress, and motivating yourself to exercise will bring you one step closer to your fitness goals. But here is one important thing you may READ MORE