[LIVE EVENT] Answers to your most-asked nutrition questions!

“Should I go gluten-free?”  I get this question a lot from clients.   We are excited to be able to answer this and your other most-asked nutrition questions in a live, free event with FM4L nutritional consultant Tracie Fountain, next Tuesday, September 29 at 7 PM. See below for more info and how to register (for both in-person and online broadcast access). Going gluten-free is certainly popular rig … [Read more...]

[Recipe] Healthy Energy Protein Snack Balls!

“My joints are sore again Dustin,” one of my newer clients recently told me. I asked her why. “Because I went on a week's vacation and I didn’t bring the Fit Moms Hydrolyzed Collagen with me.” I don’t blame her for not bringing it through TSA security; it is a white powdery substance so maybe it looks very similar to cocaine, not that I really know what cocaine looks like in real life. Today, I … [Read more...]

See the one thing I eat every single day…

There is one thing I eat every single day. It satisfies my hunger and keeps my knees feeling great, despite all of the stair-climbing I am doing these days. I definitely notice and miss it if I skip a day. That one thing is collagen tea. Right now you might be thinking that sounds crazy. But it is delicious and a very easy way to get my collagen in every day. Click here (or below) to join me in … [Read more...]

Cowboy Caviar

Renee Cefalu is a Holistic Health and Wellness Coach, she is on our social media management team, and is a recipe contributor to Fit Moms for Life. Try this awesomely healthy treat for a party hors d'oeuvre, snack or even lunch! Along with the added nutrients of the vegetables, the black beans, kidney beans, lima beans, navy beans, pinto beans, white beans, soybeans (edamame), and garbanzo be … [Read more...]

Chocolate Chia Seed Protein Power Balls

Erica Jones is a health food enthusiast, natural beauty guru and contributor to Fit Moms for Life. Every morning is a busy morning in my house—especially on days when I’m getting my son ready for school. When you’re health conscious, you want to make sure that you’re fueling yourself with nutrient dense foods throughout the day. Most mornings I make myself a protein packed smoothie because I can … [Read more...]

Sage Scented Butternut Squash Soup

Erica Jones is a health food enthusiast, natural beauty guru and contributor to Fit Moms for Life. Sage Scented Butternut Squash Soup This soup is one of my favorite ways to welcome the fall season. After a nice long summer (now that I’m back in the South and out of Toronto I can actually call summers long), I’m always excited to enter into fall. I love bringing out my cozy sweaters, leather … [Read more...]

THIS Trumps Willpower (and how you can harness it to reach your goals!)

In a recent blog post I shared with you the ONE THING you can do to reach your health and fitness goals - just show up. If I could give you the second ONE THING it would be this… Focus on eliminating unhealthy temptations in your life. Many people believe that fat people are lazy. I hear this quite often, and to be honest, starting out as an ignorant fitness professional a decade ago, I h … [Read more...]

5 Lifestyle Hacks I Use to Stay Lean

The other day I shared with you the idea that your environment will trump your willpower long term. Today I want to share 5 things that I have implemented in my own life to reduce the amount of willpower I need to exert to stay lean, healthy and fit. These rules I have put in place are based off me knowing my own tendencies which are: I will finish anything in front of me. This includes the … [Read more...]

Single Mom Thinking of Ending Her Life Creates Incredible Transformation

Onica's transformation began the day she signed up for Killer Kurves.  She said K2 was the best decision she has ever made for herself and it was the day that saved her life. Onica learned to start viewing food as fuel and not as a hobby or a way to relieve stress.  She started living when she stopped eating food that was harming her health and suppressing her energy.  Onica graciously put toget … [Read more...]

Embarrassing Admission

I"m surprised how often I get comments from people that suggest because I'm a trainer and health advocate I don't struggle to eat healthy and exercise consistently. Sometimes I think people believe the thought of junk food just makes me gag and that the nutrition fairy just drops broccoli down my mouth. I have to admit something to you... My name is Dustin Maher, and I am a finisher. At … [Read more...]