Posts tagged weight loss
5 Reasons Why Running can Lift your Mood

I may not be an avid lover of running but that doesn’t mean that I can’t appreciate a good workout. Yesterday, I saw someone post about separatism in the fitness industry and I couldn’t agree more. Honestly, who cares if you like to run or maybe you’d rather lift heavy or maybe you wanna use bands! The point is that you're doing something to move your body. Yes, each of these things will get you different results depending on your goals but if all you want to do is get fit and healthy then do what your heart desires!

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How to Eat Healthy on Vacation

If your following me on Instagram, then you know I just got back from a week long cruise. We went on the Carnival Conquest. Which if I’m being on honest, probably needs to retire or be renovated. It is a little old. however, the crew was amazing and the group we traveled with (all 34 of us) made the trip! We went to Grand Turks, St. Thomas (I bought some really good perfume here), Puerto Rico, and Amber Cove. We were at each port with enough time to do what we wanted to do and get back on the boat.

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How Many Days a Week Should you Workout?

We live in a world where we are led to believe that more is always better. More food, more money, more hair and more exercise with no rest days. In theory that sounds great! You burn more and you will lose weight quicker. However, what your not taking into account is your hormones and stress that all affect your fitness journey.

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An Honest Conversation about Food

A fitness coach is always eating veggies with chicken, fruits and protein shakes. They are NEVER allowed to have a pizza, cookie, grain of rice or even smell an apple pie.

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How to Create a Fitness Routine that Works For You

Not everyone is the same, which is a good thing. If not how boring would the world be. Can you imagine if everyone were trainers? There would be no doctors, lawyers, accountants and the list goes on. Just like everyone is going to have a different career path, everyone will enjoy different things when it comes to fitness.

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Dieting vs. Lifestyle Change

We live in a society where almost everyone is on a diet. It may be you, your co-worker, spouse, friend, and the list goes on. However, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention nearly 70% of Americans remain overweight. So what does that tell you?

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Spring Clean your Workout Routine

I know that you may be really enjoying your workouts, you’re used to the schedule, and you’ve already got a routine going. Well that’s just the problem; it's routine! Once your body has adjusted to these motor pattern movements,you're not going to see the results you want. Another problem you may be having is that mentally, you’ve checked out. You’re just going through the movements and not really making any muscle/mind connections. That is why we have to Marie Kondo your workout and I’m here to help you with that!

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Why You Should take Progress Pictures on your Fitness Journey

So you’ve started a new diet and exercise program. You keep weighing yourself but there are no changes on the scale. However, everyone keeps telling you that you look amazing! Your face is thinner, your legs are leaner and your body is just smoking. You shrug your shoulders and say “thank you” or “thanks, I’m trying”. The truth is that you really don’t believe what people are telling you and keep feeling frustrated. You’re feeling so overwhelmed with frustration that you decided to stop at the golden arches on your way home from work and eat away your sorrows!

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How to do Rest Day Correct

Do you remember a couple years ago there was this craze on the internet called #nodaysoff ? Everybody joined in on the fun and if you did decide to take a day off then you were labeled  “lazy”. Well, I think that is the DUMBEST thing I have ever heard! Pardon my language, but it's true!

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Healthy Kitchen Staples

Think of fitness as one of those old fashioned weight sales: if you do too much of one thing (workout like crazy but eat everything in sight) the scale will tip further to that side and vice versa. What some of us don’t realize is that in order to get the best results, you must really look at what you eat pre and post workout. I’ve got some really good recipe ideas for that here .

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Do It For You: Motivation to Live a Healthy Lifestyle

t can be extremely hard to put ourselves first. It is even harder when it comes to working out and eating healthy since it really isn’t something that most of us enjoy. It is much easier to come up with an excuse to miss a workout, secretly eat cookies when no one is watching and lose total motivation once we step on the scale. However, there are things we can focus on to help us keep up with a healthy lifestyle.

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