Holiday Confessions Of A Personal Trainer II

December 4, 2014
holiday confessions of a personal trainer

It’s been months since I did a confession post! Partly because I’ve had so many other posts planned out and partly because I felt my confessions were growing boring… I was growing boring? Nah, that couldn’t be it. Ha. And to prove just how exciting and how much of a rebel I am, I’m back […]

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The 25 Reps Of Christmas Workout {Bodyweight}

December 3, 2014
25 reps of christmas workout

Someone in a recent boot camp said it pretty well when she said… “I’ve got to get into my little black dress for the holidays!” We’re all either trying to accomplish 2 things this December when it comes to our bodies: Maintain our current figure while heading out to more social events and enjoying a […]

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The Gift Guide For Kettlebell Lovers (or Wannabe)

December 2, 2014
gift list kettlebells

I’ve seen some great gift lists floating around lately and thought it was time to share mine. After all, Thanksgiving has passed so I am free to talk about the holidays as much as I want. My gift list is a bit different though… it’s not just for any fitness lover. It’s for those of […]

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Why I Won’t Do A Detox Diet After Thanksgiving… EVER

December 1, 2014
detox diet

Happy Monday! After 7 days of being on a wonderful vacation with family, I’m looking forward to getting back into a routine. And really buckling down before Christmas. Our time at Kiawah was amazing. I slept in, enjoyed coffee while looking out at the gorgeous marsh lands, I exercised each morning, and hung out with […]

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Today I’m Thankful For

November 27, 2014
give thanks

Happy Thanksgiving to all my US friends!! Let’s appreciate this day and share in the excitement of knowing that it’s now okay to sing Christmas songs out loud! I’m going to keep this post extremely short because it’s all about being surrounded by friends and family, I plan to shut off from the online world […]

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Burn Off The Cocktails Workout

November 26, 2014
holiday total body workout

I’ve been busy soaking up some quality time with family. It’s been wonderful! Good company, food and of course cocktails. Luckily, we’re a fitness loving family so it hasn’t been a week of putting our butts on the couch and not moving. My SIL asked me Monday to take her to the gym for a […]

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Gluten Free Moist Delicious Gingerbread

November 25, 2014
Gluten-Free Dairy-Free Gingerbread Recipe

When we were in the mountains last week, I had the best piece of pumpkin bread of my life. It rocked my world. One of the volunteers dates a chef, she was kind enough to make all the food for the weekend. I enjoyed that chunk of bread at the half way mark (water station) […]

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It’s Okay To Be Thankful But Not Content With Life

November 24, 2014
red headed blonde

This is the week where we all look in the mirror and thank God (or whoever) for what we’re grateful for. It’s the time where we realize how much we take for granted and how truly special/blessed we all are. According to Maslow’s hierarchy of needs all we really require, in order, is: Physiological needs […]

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Amazing Things I’m Loving: Recent Finds

November 21, 2014
things i'm loving

Hello friends. I hope you’re having a fabulous end to your workout week. Today is a big day in the Boyle house. We’re packing up and heading 30 minutes down the road for a week long family vacation. My in-laws are coming for Thanksgiving to Charleston for the first time, and they’ve rented a beach […]

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The 4-Course Kettlebell Pre Thanksgiving Workout Challenge

November 20, 2014
Thanksgiving kettlebell workout

Next week will be a week of overindulgences for most of us. Yes? Thanksgiving in the states means we will wake up and not only stuff a turkey, but ourselves. The average American will consume roughly 4,500 calories on Thursday alone. That’s insane! It’s over 2 days worth for most of us. I don’t think […]

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The Benefits Of Apple Pie Spice & The Apple Pie Smoothie Your Grandma Would Hate

November 19, 2014
apple pie protein shake

If your grandmother’s apple pie had a heated love affair with a carton of melted vanilla ice cream, this shake would be their love baby. I’m not kidding. It’s that good. But I’m getting ahead of myself.

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