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What I’ve Learned From Going (mostly) Plant-Based

I made a decision about 4 months ago to give up meat/meat-by-products and it has been one of the best decisions I could have ever made for my body and mind. While it hasn’t been entirely effortless, it’s somehow easier than dealing with eating meat. I’ll explain that in a minute tho. I decided to do this because I have…

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Salt-Rubbed Baked Potato Recipe (vegan)

You know when you go to a restaurant and get one of those baked potatoes that has the perfect salt rub on the outside and you think “I wish I knew how to do that?” Well, that is this recipe. So now you know. There are only 3 ingredients and this salt-rubbed baked potato recipe is a set-and-forget…or a set-and-finish-cooking-the-rest-of-your-meal…

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What Gets You Pumped?

Sometime last week my husband posed the question, “So, what gets you pumped?” He was meaning to ask how do I get motivated for a workout. And he was so serious-faced about this question, I had to giggle to myself a little. Maybe because as husband and wife we don’t tend to ask such interview-ish questions. “Excuse me, wife, please…

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I Weighed Myself for a Month – Here’s What I Discovered

By now you know I’m not a person who believes in the scale, but it controls the minds of many of my clients. So much so that some of them will disregard their body’s DRASTIC PHYSICAL CHANGES because the scale isn’t dropping. And when you’re new to weight training and don’t understand that more muscle and strength in your body…

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I Want to Be the Person Who…

Losing weight and getting stronger requires so much more than just eating right and hitting the gym. Those are the easy parts. The hard part is living up to the expectations you have for yourself. As a personal trainer, I like to venture out of the realm of traditional exercise and give my clients exercises to expand their outlooks on…

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5 Ways Lazy People Can Start Losing Weight

I’m prone to laziness just as much as the next person, but I’ve been in this healthy living routine for so long that it keeps me going even when all I want to do is eat chocolate and watch Korean dramas all day. And that’s where I want you to get to. Do you need to go to a gym…

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Cuddling Up to Jealousy

Jealousy. It’s just a name we put to a feeling. There are two types of jealousy: the jealousy you feel toward others and the jealousy others feel toward you. We are going to talk about the second type in this post and I want to drill this into your head: It’s ok to be proud of what you have accomplished…

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Rowing Machine Intervals | Fat Burning Cardio Workouts

Set somewhere in the corner of most gyms is a rowing machine. You might see people hopping on an off that machine wondering if it’s doing anything. But oh boy is it working! If you are someone who has bad knees or needs low impact cardio 100% of the time, the rowing machine could be your best friend. If you’ve never…

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