The TRUTH About Your Weight

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Hey Fitfam! So first, allow me to aplogize for not doing a blog post for a couple weeks. As many of you who started the 30-day Challenge know, I've been super focused on getting that program built so you can enjoy it! It doesn't matter when you read this post, you can sign up and start the program anytime. >>Click Here to Sign Up for the Free 30-Day Fitness Challenge (and find out all about it too) The TRUTH About Your Weight.... Now I got an email from Jen this weekend, headline … [Read more...]

Pear Crisp Green Smoothie

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Last week I was in Denver, filming our next 30-day challenge and I stayed in an adorable little cottage that I found on Airbnb. It turned out the cottage was owned by some friends of friends, which was a total bonus! They were absolutely awesome people, and they loaned me their Vitamix to use while I was there - which as you can see I made good use of! If you love pears and apples and Fall and Winter flavors, you are going to love this green smoothie. If you're wondering what the best blender … [Read more...]

10 Simple Rules of Fitness

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10 Simple Rules of Fitness #1: Never go 3 days without exercise. Staying consistent with your fitness program is KEY in getting results - and keeping them. This applies to eating as much as it does to working out. It is less important what kind of exercise you do - what matters is that you get your body moving. #2: Work out at least 3 days a week. This goes hand in hand with rule #1. Aim for at least 2 days of strength training per week, and 1-2 days of fast-paced interval training - … [Read more...]

Top 7 Reasons to Exercise

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 Yes!! I workout for all of these reasons, what about you? Exercise is such an important part of a healthy lifestyle. You are making lasting changes in your health by choosing to make fitness part of your life! Top 7 Reasons to Exercise (paraphrased and selected from the CDC) 1.Helps to control your weight: Work your way up to 150 minutes of moderate-intensity aerobic activity, 75 minutes of vigorous-intensity aerobic activity, or an equivalent mix of the two each week. Strong … [Read more...]

Banapricot Green Smoothie

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I could not resist the plump, delicious organic apricots that just showed up at the store last week, a sure sign that we are on summer's doorstep! 3 Health Benefits of Apricots: Antioxidant -Apricots are a wonderful source of vitamin C and beta carotene, antioxidants that protects the body from the damaging effect of free radicals. Antioxidants help boost our immune system and are important substances that reduce the risk of heart disease and cancer.  Good source of fiber - having healthy … [Read more...]