Exercise Guilt? It’s Time For An Intervention

November 11, 2014
exercise guilt and addiction

I’ve been there, done that. I’ve been the one that needed the intervention, and I’ve held fitness interventions for others. And you know what? Something tells me, I am not done. I’ll need interventions in the future, that’s just my personality. I often find myself in a healthy place one day, and then almost suddenly, […]

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A New MOVEmber: The 7-Day Move More Challenge

November 10, 2014
november 7 day challenge

Everyone likes to be given a challenge from time to time. It’s a great way to spice things up, keep us accountable, and an awesome way to move forward with progress. Yes? Yes! Back in the day, I used to offer a new challenge each month. Like this one: I miss those challenges. You guys […]

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Perfectly Sweetened & Spiced Carrot Cake Shake Recipe

November 8, 2014
carrot cake protein shake

Happy Saturday friends! Right this moment, I am on a secret mission. I am so excited! Make sure to follow me on Instagram so that you can see what I’m up to. It’s going to be a great day! And with this shake to start my morning, I am already all smiles. Carrot cake is […]

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Can A Flat Runner Turn Into A Mountain Runner? {Hill Treadmill Workout}

November 6, 2014
trail running mt pisgah workout

I certainly hope so. I’m about to find out… I would love to tell you a story. It’s a story about an adventurous couple who were both fit, loved being active and decided that for the next 12 months they would dedicate more time to mini fitness vacations for races/events/etc before settling down to do […]

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Step-By-Step Guide To Master The Kettlebell Turkish Get Up

November 5, 2014
turkish get up tutorial

The Turkish Get Up is the ultimate kettlebell move. It’s the move that inspires some to grab a kettlebell in the first place! And it’s one heck of a total body toner. Shoulder targeted Core targeted Glute & Quad Targeted Basically… every muscle will get worked! When it comes to teaching the get up in my […]

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10 Things You Didn’t Know About Standing In -200 Degree Cryotherapy Chamber But Should

November 3, 2014

A few months ago Dan and I were listening to Joe Rogan’s podcast while making breakfast. In the episode, Joe started on a tangent (like he often does) on his obsession with cryotherapy, therapy using freezing cold temperatures. He mentioned that a few times a week he stands in chamber which gets as cold as […]

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Top 10 Halloween Workouts To Scare The Fat Right Off Your Body

October 30, 2014
halloween workouts

Happy Halloween Eve! I love this holiday and the energy that surrounds it. I am notorious for making holiday themed workouts for the gym, and for some reason I find that Halloween is the most fun to come up with. We’re going to be eating our fair share of sugar, fat and just total crap […]

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The 4 Kettlebell Rules That Must Be Followed

October 29, 2014
kettlebell post on rules for beginners

Hey friends! I don’t have a regular post for you today, I just wanted to quickly pop in and share that I had the great privilege for writing a guest post for my friend Lindsay over at The Lean Green Bean. I’m over there today sharing the Rules Of Kettlebell Workouts as well as answering […]

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Mustard Is Amazing For Muscles & Spartan Race Recap

October 28, 2014
spartan carolinas

It happened. We came, we ran, we conquered, we had a blast! This past Sunday, Dan and I crossed another item off our bucket list… to complete a Spartan Race. Like we do every time we sign up for a race that’s over an hour away, we drove up the day before. Sure, some people […]

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What Do Doughnuts, Deadlifts And Protein Have In Common? {Podcast}

October 27, 2014
deadlifts and doughnuts

Trust me… they do have a commonality! And one you’re going to love. Remember a few weeks ago when I shared a post on why women should use protein power? I tried to cover a lot in that post but by the several emails and comments I received, I still left a lot of room […]

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What To Do When You Would Rather Have A Tooth Pulled Than Workout

October 23, 2014
how to like working out

To copy the wise marketers of Almond Joy… Sometimes you feel like a workout, sometimes you don’t. Yesterday morning, as my boot campers zombied their way into class (it’s 6:30am after all), I could feel an air of dread. A few of them just weren’t feeling it, but they somehow had dragged themselves out of […]

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