14 Day Smoothie Challenge

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I must admit that I don’t drink smoothies that often. I am not sure why because they are delicious and full of good nutrients! To solve this dilemma, I decided to create this 14 day smoothie challenge so that I could up my smoothie game! Who is with me? Smoothie Challenge 101 A smoothie challenge … Read more

Double Chocolate Coconut Protein Breakfast Muffins

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I LOVE to have something sweet for breakfast. If there was a picture of a doughnut addict in the dictionary it would be a picture of me! However, having a breakfast sweet tooth isn’t necessarily good for the waistline. Chocolate and coconut go together like peas and carrots. Starting the day with a high protein … Read more

Breakfast Meal Prep: Egg, Turkey Sausage, and Rice Bake

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Breakfast is the most important meal of the day right? So why are we constantly drinking only a sugar laden coffee for breakfast? Many people know what they will have for lunch and dinner everyday but struggle with breakfast. Some skip breakfast because they “don’t have time”. Some skip breakfast because they are not hungry. … Read more

How to Calculate Macros Based on Your Goals

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If you have been following this series of articles, you know about fats, carbs, and proteins. Now you need to know how much of each macronutrient you should be eating to reach your goals. This article will break down how to calculate macros based on your goals! If you have missed the other articles in … Read more

Functions of Proteins: The Building Block

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What are the functions of proteins? This is a question that gets asked constantly in the fitness world. Not only does the question of the functions of proteins come up, but also how much protein a person should eat. In this article we are going to cover what proteins are, their functions, how much you … Read more

Healthy Carbs: Primary Energy Source

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What are healthy carbs? This is a question that haunts not only the fitness world, but society in general. Low carb diets, high carb diets, and everything in between has been recommended for weight loss. This article will cut through the crap and give you an education in carbs. All you have to do is … Read more

Healthy Fats: Sustained Energy

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Healthy fats are an extremely confusing topic. There is a lot of information out there about what is a good fat, what is a bad fat, and what fats you should eat. In this article, we are going to talk about what fats do in the body, why we need fats, and how much fat … Read more

The Best of May 2017- Fitness, Food, and Fun!

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This post is going to contain all of my favorite things from May 2017. Everything from workouts to YouTube videos to my upcoming goals are going to be included in this post. Be sure to let me know if any of these suggestions and resources help you out! I want to know what you guys … Read more

9 Healthy Summertime Barbecue Recipes

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Summertime is here and it’s time to break out the grill! Most of the barbecue recipes we use are smothered in sugary sauces. These 9 healthy barbecue recipes will help you stay on track while enjoying the weather! This post will contain barbecue recipes for breakfast, lunch/dinner, and dessert! Some Barbecuing Problems First off, being … Read more