The ONE change you can make today for better health

If I could tell you one thing you could do to start getting healthier, have more energy and improve your chances of avoiding getting sick this fall, would you do it?  Just one little change can make a HUGE difference in how you look and feel. It’s a small change, but a powerful one. And it’s easy! So what is this magical change that is going to help you lose weight, have more energy and …

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My favorite things!

Happy Sunday, gorgeous! I’ve been getting asked a lot lately about my favorite “things.”  What kind of skin care I use, what my favorite snacks are, what type of mascara I use, and on and on. So I decided to do something fun that will make life so much easier for you! I’ve created an entire page devoted to my favorite things that has quick and easy links for you to check out the products …

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The ULTIMATE Sexy Legs Workout!

Well hello there, my booty beauty! You know by now that I love me some leg day, and you should too! Working the muscles of the lower body is the ultimate get-fit-fast and stay-fit strategy of all time. Why, you ask? Calorie burn These muscles are the largest in your body, and therefore use the most calories, not only during your workouts, but all the time.  Using your lower body will burn way more calories …

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Secretly Healthy Pumpkin Spice Cookies

It’s pumpkin spice everything season, and there is nothing I like better than the cozy feeling of fall.  Soft sweaters, crisp fresh air, fresh picked apples…and pumpkin spice everything! From the candles in the house to the cookies in my oven, everything is coming up pumpkins! So in celebration of a beautiful fall weekend, I would like to share my all-time favorite fall cookie recipe with you. Cookies, you say?! Why, yes!  Cookies! These cookies …

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HIIT workouts – everything you need to know to get started!

Hello again, my lovely friend! Last week we talked about HIIT workouts, and how amazing they are for you.  I gave you my top 10 reasons you should be doing HIIT training, but I totally left you hanging on how to do it, didn’t I?! Don’t worry, I’ve got your back, so this week I’m going to show you exactly how to do a HIIT workout so you can get started right away with seeing …

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10 Reasons to do a HIIT workout today!

Happy Sunday, my dear! As you have probably learned by now, I am not a huge fan of cardio.  I like to strength train, and I love the benefits you get from it.  But I also know that every good fitness program involves some type of cardiovascular training as well.  We must be healthy in all aspects, right?  Strength, cardiovascular endurance, and flexibility. A few weeks ago, we talked about yoga.  This improves both our …

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Disney on a diet!

Well hello there, princess! How are you this fine Sunday? I am so excited because we just got back from an epic trip to Disney World and I cannot wait to share my insights with you! I went there to do some research for you, because I know Disney can be tough.  I know you’ve thought about going to Disney on vacation, but you’re so afraid it’s all turkey legs and Dole Whip and that …

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This is not your momma’s yoga class

Happy Sunday, my friend! I hope you have had a very relaxing few days since we last spoke! To help you along with that, I wanted to talk to you a bit about one way that I like to take a step back and regroup. Yoga. I used to HATE yoga.  Loathe.  Despise.  Dread. But once I learned that it doesn’t have to be all peace signs, chanting and patchouli, I grew to love it. …

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When you get tired, learn to rest

  If you get tired, learn to rest, not quit. I heard this today and it made me think of you. I almost let you down this week.  I didn’t get my weekly dose of inspiration to your inbox on time, and I almost gave up.  I almost said, “eh, I’ll get back to it next week.”  I almost quit. Not because I wanted to.  Not because I don’t care about you. But because life …

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You’re not afraid of failure – here’s what you’re really afraid of…

Fear of failure isn’t really a fear of failing at all.  Instead, it is actually your fear of success screaming at you so loudly that you never actually get started at all. People often tell me that they’re just so afraid to fail that they never get started.  They don’t want to tell anyone their dreams, because what if they fail?  What if they don’t reach their goals in time?  What if they never reach …

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