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How to Crush the Hardest Part of Your Workout

Wednesday October 04, 2017

“Just one more! You can do it!”

“Don’t give in! You’re almost there!”

Why do trainers love saying stuff like this to their clients? Do they know something that we don’t?

They actually do know one thing about fitness that flies over nearly everyone else’s heads…

Fitness is as much mental as it is physical.

When you overcome that nagging voice in your head that swears you can’t do it, that right there is the best feeling ever.

If you’ve ever seen the movie Rocky, you might remember that he would end his runs by running up a bunch of steps, get to the top, stare out at the cityscape, and hold his arms up like the champ he was.

That can be YOU, I promise. You just have to push past those moments when your body wants to stop. Trust me: you’ll see more growth in yourself than ever before.

I want you to feel like Rocky after every one of your workouts. Here’s how to do it…

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Recipes: Protein Pumpkin Pancakes for Autumn

Thursday September 28, 2017

You’ve heard of pumpkin spice lattes…

Now get ready for…

Protein pumpkin pancakes!!

Nothing says Fall quite like pumpkin inspired recipes, and this one is sure to fill your home with delight!

The comforting mix of nutmeg, cinnamon, and creamy pumpkin will make your tastebuds jump like they’re leaping right into a pile of Autumn leaves!

These pumpkin pancakes are filled with protein and fiber, giving you the fuel you need for the day while satisfying the sweetness you crave.

Getting pumped for pumpkin? Let’s get these cakes on the grill!

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5 Ways to Satisfy Your Sweet Tooth Without Getting Off Track

Wednesday September 27, 2017

Those after dinner sweets cravings hit some of us pretty hard, and they can be hard to ignore!

One minute you’re eating your nutritious plate of veggies and roasted chicken, the next you’re fork deep in a slice of triple chocolate fudge cake.

It’s okay to indulge every now and then! The problem is when that slice of cake becomes part of your nightly routine: have dinner, wash dishes, eat cake, brush teeth, go to bed.

Maybe you can’t exactly grow out of having a killer sweet tooth, but there are healthier ways of satisfying those cravings without diving into a giant piece of cake!

Here’s 5 ways you can get the sweet stuff while staying on track with your health!

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Recipes: Super Stuffed Squash

Friday September 22, 2017

Trying to “squash” those carbs that sneak into your diet?

Today, you’ll get the chance to do just that with our squash-tastic recipe of the week: stuffed squash! This is an awesome way to enjoy beef guilt-free.

Here’s the trick: you use the squash as a little boat that holds your beef and veggies. Cool, right? You’ll feel full, and you’ll miss the carbs that come in hamburger buns and tortillas!

Below, we’ve listed a few veggies to mix in, but feel free to experiment with your favorite veggies as well. You can even switch out the beef for a different protein if you’d like!

Hungry yet? We knew you would be…

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Recipes: Egg White Chile Omelette

Thursday September 21, 2017

What you do in the morning makes an impact on how the rest of your day will go…why not start it off right…with a little fire?

If you like spicy, this recipe will quickly become a breakfast staple in your home! It’s rich with protein, bursting with flavor, low in carbs, and totally mouthwatering!

Whoever said you can’t have it all hasn’t taken a bite of this beauty yet!

With its energy packed ingredients, you’ll be able to power through the day like a champion! Plus, this meal is a great way to stay on track with your weight loss and fitness goals.

Serve with some salsa and avocado on the side and you’ve got a fiesta in your mouth!

Grab a whisk, it’s time to break a few eggs!

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3 Reasons Why The Scale May Go Up When You Start Working Out

Tuesday September 19, 2017

So, you’ve been working out daily and eating clean for the past week.

You feel better than you ever have! You have so much energy and you’re kicking ass in your exercises.

It’s the end of your first week in your new routine, and you excitedly jump on the scale to see how much weight you’ve lost.

“Wait…how could I have gained two pounds?! This is horrible! I’m supposed to be losing weight, what am I doing wrong?!”

Don’t panic! Continue reading to find out why you may see the number on the scale trickle up within your first couple weeks of working out!

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Recipes: Cinnamon Ground Turkey Lettuce Wraps With Quick Apple Chutney

Thursday September 14, 2017

Mmmm, cinnamon apple. One of the most comforting mixtures to enjoy on a brisk Autumn day.

With Fall right around the corner, it’s never too early to start dipping your toes into some new recipes that will satisfy your sweet tooth while keeping you on track with your health.

Today’s recipe combines sweet and savory in the best way! These cinnamon ground turkey lettuce wraps with apple chutney are a lean, green, tasty machine!

Ready to eat your way to health? Let’s get cooking!

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How To Beat the Breakup Binge and Stay on Track With Your Health

Wednesday September 13, 2017

Remember when you were a teenager, and you had your first breakup? It felt like the sky was falling, right? And like you’d never be able to live another day without your boo back in your life?

Well…that feeling is still pretty sucky even as an adult. 

Fortunately, you’re older and wiser than you were back then. You know life goes on, and you know that your health and well-being is important for your happiness.

Alas, every breakup you experience is a tough pill to swallow. And we, as humans, tend to go on a bit of an unhealthy spiral when it happens.

Allow us to be the friend who tells you to put down the pint of double fudge ice cream! Today, we’re going to give you some tips on how to beat the breakup binge and stay on track with your health goals.

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Recipes: Healthy Gluten Free Chicken Nuggets

Friday September 08, 2017

Wait…”healthy”, “gluten free”, and “chicken nuggets” all in the same sentence?

That’s right! This chicken nugget recipe is low in calories, carbs, fat, AND it has a healthy dose of protein!

Compare that to its MSG, sodium laden counterpart, we’d say you’re getting a pretty good deal.

What better way to combat the junk food cravings than by making healthy versions of your favorite goodies!?

Not sure about healthy chicken? Just wing it!

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Recipes: Santa Fe Salmon Salad

Thursday September 07, 2017

It’s time for another scrumptious serving of salmon…in a salad!

Today’s protein-rich meal is garnished with crip greens, corn, peppers, cheese, and avocados for a flavorful filling of veggies! This meal is easy on your health AND your taste buds!

To top it all off, we’ve added a little Santa Fe seasoning blend to give the salmon that extra “oomph” of flavor!

No greasy chicken skin. No fried anything. Just well-prepared salmon and salad—that’s all you need for an amazing, wholesome meal!

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