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I Can Be Happy and Still Raise My Bar

This week I am inspired by a conversation with my client Amanda. So often people assume they have to put down something in order to lift up another thing. Put Mary down ..

How to Maneuver the Comparison Epidemic

I decided to have a different conversation with myself today after I saw this posted on Instagram - “Don’t compare your Chapter 1 with someone else’s Chapter 20” I absolutely agree — I..

Make Your New Year’s Resolution Stick

Now that the holidays have come and gone and New Years celebrations have come to an end, the motivation to set New Year's resolutions has set in. When you’re making your list of goals for the ye..

No, I Am Not Intimidated…

A friend asked me yesterday how I deal with not being intimidated by younger girls at the gym. Here is a snippet of our conversation. Pardon my candor. She asked: Today I found myself a little ..

Be Kind to Yourself

There are enough people out there that will be happy to beat us up and beat us down — let us NOT do that to ourselves. After my first blog in this section about pants off…. I received many pri..

That Place in Hell…. I Don’t Want to Go There.

There is a special place in hell for women that do not help other women.Madeline AlbrightI am disgusted at the way women are tearing each other apart through social media. I have to address this or I ..

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How to Avoid the Holiday Weight Gain

It’s that time of the year again where the holiday season is in full effect. From Halloween candy, Thanksgiving dinners, and Holiday parties, the last few months of the year test your discipline. ..

How Making My Family a Top Priority Put Me On The Top Of My To-Do List

There are two schools of thought. One that believes that moms need to put themselves first and one that believe that moms should always put kids, husbands, etc before them and that it is a privilege t..

Food Intolerances

Have you experienced symptoms such as brain fog, fatigue, unusual bloating, or indigestion after eating certain foods? If these symptoms consistently occur after eating the same foods you may have a f..

125+ IFBB Pros from 20+ Countries Confirmed for Legion Sports Fest

California’s Largest IFBB Pro League Event is November 10th at Legion Sports Fest LONG BEACH, CA (October 22, 2019) – The 2nd annual Legion Sports Fest presented by Reign Total B..

SAD: Seasonal Affective Disorder | What It Is And How To Beat It

As the days get shorter and the temperature starts to drop many of us start to feel drained mentally and emotionally. We become more tired than usual, motivation to continue your normal routine seems ..

Artificial Sugar vs. Real Sugar: What’s The Difference?

These days people are paying more attention to sugar intake both to achieve their goals of losing weight and for other health reasons. In light of this, companies are creating your favorite foods and ..

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What Are ‘Diet Pills’ and Do They Work?

When you think of a diet pill, what comes to mind? Most people might remember popular diet products such as Hydroxycut, Oxy Lean, or other waist-shrinking pills that were heavily marketed as some mira..

Top 5 Secrets for Revealing Your Abs

Want killer abs? Of course, you do! You’ve probably read plenty about how to build abs, along with a lot of misinformation about how hard it is to achieve that six-pack. But don’t get discouraged:..

The Quick Fix: How To Achieve Ketosis!

Many diets and short-term fixes for weight loss have sparked popularity in the fitness and wellness realm over the last few years, and with over 500 million men and women in the world that are obese, ..

A Short Guide to Intermittent Fasting

Whether you are cutting down weight for your next weigh-in or want to lose weight effectively with a deep cleanse, intermittent fasting can be the unique key to keeping your body in a fasted state whi..

How To Workout To Reach Your Goals

An interview with Dr. Victor Prisk What advise do you have for someone starting a lifting routine when they aren’t getting the results they want? The biggest challenge with getting results i..

Proper Weightlifting Form and Protocol

“What is that person doing?” … one question asked by many when newly introduced into the world of weights. Unless you are fully immersed in all things gym and lifting, you may have seen or noted..

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