Five amazing exercises to tone your butt

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My clients are always asking me how to lift and tone their glutes. So today I want to share my five favorite exercises to strengthen and tone your butt and hips. As a bonus, when you work these large muscles, you will build lean muscle mass that will help you increase your metabolism, burn calories and lose weight. If you want a done-for-you set of workouts that are designed to be … [Read more...]

6 Tips For Increasing Your Daily Energy (Do these now!)

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I am writing this to you on Sunday evening, having thought back on the past 48 hours and how much I have packed into life. I realized I don’t think I could have done this when I was 21. Now at 31, I have WAY more energy then I did at 21. I will try to not bore you with my entire weekend details but here are a couple highlights with a few pics. Friday night we celebrated, with over 60 kids … [Read more...]

Baked Rosemary and Bacon Chicken Recipe

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Erica Jones is a health food enthusiast, natural beauty guru and contributor to Fit Moms for Life. I love a quick and delicious recipe when I can find one and this one I originally found on PaleoPlan.com. I LOVE garlic, so whenever I get the chance I prefer to use it fresh instead of dried, which is the one change that I made to this recipe. Everything else is perfect as is! Hope you enjoy … [Read more...]

The Depressant You Are Accidentally Taking

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I read an article yesterday that discussed the science of happiness as it relates to exercise. According to scientific research, exercise is often just as effective at boosting your mood as the most effective drugs are, but exercise comes without the negative side effects. I've wrote about this aspect of exercise research before and it's also been highlighted in the media lately. These mood … [Read more...]

You won’t have a dry eye after you open this

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Early this morning, after climbing my 108 floors of stairs, I received an email from a friend asking me if I had heard of an athlete named Amanda Sullivan. I had not, but I quickly investigated. After only a few minutes of reading and watching some video on her, I had tears streaming down my face. In a moment I will share a couple links to articles and videos of her story. I talk so much … [Read more...]

Motivation Monday

My good friend and one of the world’s leading healthy living experts, Yuri, sent out a recent newsletter that I just loved, so I am sharing it with you today. You might have seen him on Dr. Oz last week and heard about his new book, Eating For Energy. We are on the same page when it comes to how to fuel our bodies. Here is his post. Enjoy! “I have to thank my wife Amy for giving me this … [Read more...]

Follow This Exact Fat Burning Workout I Just Did

In three weeks I will be competing in the top stair-climbing race in the world at Willis (Sears) Tower in Chicago. I will be in the professional division with a previous win and I am taking things very seriously training 6 days per week. On Saturday, I climbed over 100 floors and then met my brother at my Transformation Center for a workout. It was so good I decided to film a short video for … [Read more...]

Crying on the bathroom floor

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The story I want to share with you today is from a mom named, Liz. Liz is now the head trainer at the Fit Moms Transformation Center, but if you would have known her just 4-5 years ago, you would have never guessed the path she would take. Here is Liz telling us her story in her own words… “I was lucky enough to be a stay at home mom with my boys, but with that came a lot of isolation and … [Read more...]

Bad news…

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At first I thought about only sending this out to those of you living in the Madison area, but I decided to send it out to the 10,000s around the world who receive my newsletter and follow Fit Moms For Life. Sometimes, we are all guilty of focusing too much on weight loss, but these testimonial quotes you are about to read will help us be more mindful of the many other benefits that come with … [Read more...]

How to avoid being one of the 5,000 Americans who will be diagnosed with this today!

I must admit, when I was in college studying Kinesiology (exercise science), I really didn’t pay too much attention to the disease we are going to learn more about today.  Today, it is now one of the most deadly diseases in this country and is costing America $245 BILLION each year. What am I talking about and how can you prevent it from effecting your health? Click this link to learn more … [Read more...]