Vacation WIN: How to Stay Active While Abroad

My dad just retired (Congratulations, Dad)! My mom and him generoulsy decided to take the WHOLE family on vacation to a beautiful all-inclusive resort in Cancun to celebrate. Who does that? My parents…they are awesome.   So…my folks, two sisters, their spouses, my nieces, my husband, our kids, and a partridge in a pear tree* embarked on a journey to…

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Six Pack in 90 Days – Before and After Results

Is it just me or is time flying by? Well, we are down another 30 days, and wow…it got here a lot faster than I thought. Gonna be straight up with you…this last 30 days program was really hard. The exercises were harder, it took more time, and it definitely required more motivation on my end to keep going.  …

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Simple Decrees to be the King/Queen of Eating Clean

Eating healthy is hard…and I think it boils down to this…BAD FOOD TASTES AWESOME! Why can’t celery taste like French fries? Peas should be like M&M’s. Who said that kale wasn’t supposed to have a delicious donut after-taste? As much as I want to yearn for carrots instead of a Taco Bell burrito, I’m just not there yet. I’m not…

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PlateaO-M-G: 5 Ways to Avoid a Mesa Fitness Setback

It’s coming. I’m just letting you know, like the Jon Snow of fitness…the plateau is coming. If any of you have ever been on a healthy lifestyle conquest, you may be familiar with the term plateau. If you don’t know, it’s almost as bad as an army of frozen dead guys (and now I’ll be done with Game of Thrones…

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Motivational Workout Inspiration: Incentive to Exercise

Motivation. Inspriation. Incentive.   Motivation is the only thing you need in life.   Starting off real deep today.   “I thought all you need is love,” said someone. Not exactly. Love IS motivation…but I’ll get there.   I’ve been thinking a lot about motivation. Where does it come from? Why is it so hard to get sometimes? Where does…

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Downside to Downsizing: 6 Reasons to NOT Exercise

Nobody tells you about the negative aspects of exercising, eating well, and losing weight. Well, the secret is out! I’m not gonna sugar coat it, you guys, there are some terrible things that can happen when you exercise, and I’ve decided to come clean about the downsides of downsizing…and, unfortunately, it’s more than just losing your booty! **Disclosure: This post…

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Dental Hyginx: Booty Workout While Brushing Teeth

**Disclosure: Some of the links below are affiliate links meaning, at no additional cost to you, I will earn a commission if you click through and make a purchase.**   I just found a con of running. I ran my butt off. Literally, I ran my butt off. I have no butt! I used to have a butt, and now…

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Terror on the Trail: Critical Guide for Exercising with Awareness

Sometimes I like to load up the kids and run to the park. They like it…I like it…it’s a win/win. Usually things go swimmingly, minus the occasional fit over throwing wood chips, but I had an experience awhile back that I need to bring to light. It was probably one of the most terrifying moments of my life.   I…

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Vacation FAIL: Lessons Learned from a Healthy Lifestyle Hiatus

I just got back from vacation…and it…was…awesome! Napa, No Kids, Wedding, Wine…sounds pretty successful to me! Vacations are a wonderful opportunity to relax, spend time with loved ones, and have fun…YOLO! I knew I was kind of putting my healthy lifestyle to the wayside for a few days, but in reality I was trampling all over it on horseback through…

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