Your Holiday “Fit and Flavorful” Recipes

It’s that time of the year again when we all crave wonderful, tasty, comfort food. Temptation is everywhere and we all need food that tastes great. The following are some of my favorite recipes that fit the bill. They won’t destroy your waistline, yet can leave you fully satisfied. These recipes can be enjoyed guilt […] Continue Reading »

CARDIO BURNOUT? LESS TIME, MORE SWEAT!

If you’re burned out on the massive amounts of long cardio sessions in an attempt to lose fat, you need a new routine! The body always needs a new stimulus in order to keep progressing, no matter what your fitness level. The human body easily adapts to exercise over time. Once the body adapts, it […] Continue Reading »

Fitness is Better Together!

What if I were to tell you I had a secret that could dramatically increase the probability of you reaching your fitness and health goals? Would I have your attention? Well, read on. My secret, your significant other! When they are engaged, and committed to your success, you will be too. I’ve had multiple couple […] Continue Reading »

Eating out and Still Eating Healthy

Going out to dinner is usually a nice change from cooking at home and I enjoy a good meal about once a week where I’m not concerned with exactly what it’s been cooked in or how many calories it’s setting me back. However, when it’s not that special occasion and you are out to eat […] Continue Reading »

Belly Bloat Be Gone!

Unfortunately, we all face the temporary abdominal distention that occurs from time to time. I am not talking about extra tummy fat, this is the annoying pooch which can appear when we least want it too. Unless your bloating is because of a medical condition or for a female your monthly cycle, the only real […] Continue Reading »

My Two Very Different Shoulder Workouts

Shoulder workouts are one of my all time favorites! I admire great shoulders and understand the hard work it takes in order to create them. I train my Shoulders once a week, some weeks using heavy weights and other weeks combining them with squats and walking lunges while using lighter weights as more of a […] Continue Reading »

Goals: Will I ever reach them?

  “Decide what you want and decide what you are willing to exchange for it. Establish your priorities and go to work.”  H. L. Hungt What you focus on is key.   It’s very important to take satisfaction directly from the effort you’re giving.  It is the journey itself, not the destination, which has to be […] Continue Reading »

FISH OILS

If you want great health and decreased body fat, get hooked on fish! Research indicates that fish oil can protect against not only heart disease, but also hypertension, cancer, arthritis, asthma, depression and more.  The omega-3 fatty acids (the unique polyunsaturated fat found in fish oil) stop many harmful biochemical reactions that can cause blood […] Continue Reading »

Super Mom to the Rescue!

I get asked several times, how do you juggle being a Mom and still live a fit lifestyle? I think it’s funny that people ask that assuming I have it all together and can juggle it all. Most of the time I’m looking at others thinking something kinda similar, “how do they chase around those […] Continue Reading »

What Are Your Foods Made Of?

I have this general rule of thumb that the foods you choose should be as unprocessed or natural as possible. I don’t even want to know what Little Debbies Cakes or Pop Tarts are made of that gives them a shelf life of three years! Most processed food lasts forever in your cupboards. I don’t […] Continue Reading »