Are You Getting The Fuel Your Body Needs?

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As a trainer, the #1 most asked question I get is "what should I eat?" This question makes sense because there are SO many different diets out there that promise rapid results. The truth is that many of them are successful for a short amount of time, but extremely unsuccessful in the long run because they can't be sustained. 97% of people who go on a diet and lose weight gain it back and sometimes … [Read more...]

Post Thanksgiving Recipe

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I hope that you had a great Thanksgiving for those of you celebrating it.  As promised, I would like to share another healthy recipe from Hallie our recipe maker extraordinaire and the creator of the Santa Slimdown eating plan which starts Dec 1st. Roasted Squash, Apple & Onion Hash While this dish makes a nutritious and colorful side dish to any holiday meal, it's also a great breakfast or … [Read more...]

Mindless Eating

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How many of you have found your self in a situation where at a gathering all there is to eat is unhealthy food? A while back I went over to a get together of a friend who just got back from overseas in the marines. It was great to see him along with some of my old friends. I went after a long days work. I had eaten my 4 small meals already and drank one of my protein drinks on the way there, … [Read more...]

What Is Happening To Our Food Supply…How To Get Fat Without Really Trying

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I recently watched an informative video done by Peter Jennings and it is a video that has been around for awhile, but the information is still applies to us today. If you are someone who ever buys food from a grocery store, or a fast food restaurant, I would go as far as saying this is a must watch video. I am going to send the commentary of the video over to Dr. Mercola who has great insight … [Read more...]

Healthy Pumpkin Granola Recipe

My mom and I are back with another recipe for you.  Click here if you missed our pumpkin black bean soup recipe.  It was delicious. Granola is a very tasty snack or breakfast, but it does contain quite a bit of calories.  It is always better to make things from scratch.  Enjoy the video and then below the video will be the recipe and my moms commentary :) PUMPKIN GRANOLA 3 c. organic oats … [Read more...]

Food Journal Analysis

I think this blog post is going to be very powerful for you.  I want to first say that the woman in her early 30's that will be talked about in the blog post, she is one of the nicest and most amazing people I have met.  She has a warmth about her that radiates, and I am so excited to be part of her transformation.  She has given me permission to be brutally honest with her as well as let you all … [Read more...]

How to Overcome Late Night Food Binges

ahh, the late night cravings or the mid afternoon munchies.  They hit us all from time to time.  But for those who struggle with this on a daily basis it can lead to some serious problems.  I believe late night eating is one of the single greatest causes of obesity in the world today.  I am not oppose to eating in the evening, when it contains little to no carbs that is.  But most binges are … [Read more...]

Amazing Green Smoothie Drink

Drew Canole and I are back with another recipe for you. This shake that you will see Drew make blew me away. It was so tasty, easy to make, and ridiculously healthy. After eating it, I felt so good for the rest of the day. In case you missed our last video where Drew showed you some pushup variations, you can click here to check it out. Here is what is in the green smoothie drink: Whey Protein … [Read more...]

Great Summer Recipe and Interesting Information on Weight Loss

Hi Everyone! My name is Karen, I am a not so regular contributor on this blog (I will blame it on my 3 young girls :)) and a Fit Fun Bootcamp Instructor in Waunakee, Wis. Beat the Heat If you live in the Midwest this week is going to be HOT. I am trying not to complain, one it isn't good for you but two I really dislike winter and cold weather. Just be smart in the heat. If you are exercising … [Read more...]

Healthy Spinach Dip

It's me! Patty! I've been looking for healthy snacks to take to the lake for the 4th.  I love fruit, love veggies, but need to remember to add the protein. Greek yogurt is a great way to add protein!  Today I found this recipe on Oxygen.  I will be making this and serving with pita chips and veggies! Spinach Dip - Oxygen Magazine This guilt-free dip provides a healthful dose of protein and … [Read more...]