MostFit and RRM, a Beautiful Thing!

YOU GUYS! I am so, so excited to announce that I’m now working with MostFit​ as an affiliate! These are the folks that make the suspension trainer I reviewed in my Home Gym for Under $100 blog last week. So what exactly does being an affiliate mean? Basically that they’ve provided me with my own…

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The Route to Success is Paved With Support

Between running my own challenges, beta testing, competing as a participant, and supporting as a leader, I’ve worked my butt off in 10 private Facebook group fitness challenges in the last 2 years. In these groups I’ve seen and tried lots of different approaches to the same general goals: finding and sustaining motivation to eat…

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Just Take the First Step

We hear “make one small change” all the time in the online fitness world (at least I hope you do!), but that message is a little nebulous. It’s a great theory, but what does it actually look like in practice? In the first week of the RRM 66 I will challenge my ladies to choose…

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Setting Up a Home Gym for Less than $100

One of the best things about working out at home is that it is relatively inexpensive to get set-up for a beginner program that ought to be able to handle your needs for at least 6-12 months. I should warn you though, it can get addictive to add new things and before you know it…

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The Power of a Photo

One thing I always ask from new clients is a current photograph of themselves from the front and side view.   I hate doing it, because I remember taking that photo, and I know you’ve all seen it so I won’t bother sharing it here. But I remember, vividly, how it felt to look at…

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The Skinny on Fat

So now that we’ve talked about what a macro actually is and I’ve given you the scoop on protein, it’s time to talk about dietary fat, another third of the equation when it comes to calories and the macronutrients they are made of. Fat gets a bad rap. It is an easy scapegoat for the…

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The Easy 8

Cheese strings, apples, grapes, cucumbers (mini if they’ve got them), bananas, bell peppers, rotisserie chicken, eggs. These are the fresh snack items I typically keep restocked in my kitchen or other kitchens when we travel. Each of the three sources of protein (chicken, eggs, cheese) is also a source of dietary fat so it is…

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The Scoop on Protein

  It is becoming abundantly clear that protein is important for our bodies, but have you ever found yourself wondering why?  Here are kick ass reasons to incorporate more today. In last week’s Menu Monday post I talked about what a macro actually is, today we’ll talk about the macronutrient protein,: how your body uses…

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The Importance of Realistic Expectations

  One of the best and worst things about my work is helping people set realistic expectations for body composition change. I don’t like being the bearer of bad news: that we’ve been conditioned to think that weight loss results should be fast and easy but the reality is they shouldn’t be and are not.…

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Dark Chocolate Cherry Bombs

Freezer chocolates, sometimes known as fat bombs, can help satisfy a sweet tooth and are a great way to increase your intake of healthy fats for the day.  With about 10 minutes of prep and another 30 minutes of freezing time you can throw these together with whatever fruit you have on hand.  They keep for…

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