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Red Meat Causes Cancer – says WHO?

Red Meat Causes Cancer – says WHO?

Several of my friends have been asking about the new World Health Organization report that eating red meat increases your risk of cancer.  Processed meat was rated a definite human carcinogen and red meat was rated a possible human carcinogen. If you want to read the...

Stop Sabotaging Your Workouts!

Stop Sabotaging Your Workouts!

I love this article, written by Beachbody's Blog writer, Julie Stewart. I especially love mistake #2. I have often wondered why I see so many in gyms with that hunched posture. Lifting weights, when done properly, should IMPROVE your posture! "It doesn’t matter if...

Are you setting goals in 2016?

Are you setting goals in 2016?

Many of my friends having been asking me about my goals for the year and what I use to help me track and attain my goals. I found from talking with friends that most people never accomplish their lofty goals that they set Jan 1 of a new year.  I started researching...

Do you really need phytonutrients in your diet?

Do you really need phytonutrients in your diet?

Ok, well I titled this post with a rhetorical question - OF COURSE you need phytonutrients in your diet! While nutrition research is unreliable because usually it is based on someone's recall of what they ate over a period of time, I think the research is pretty clear...

Do you need more energy?

Do you need more energy?

Do you want more energy? No, NOT this kind!!! Often when people start a new fitness regime, they complain of fatigue. This causes them to stop their new fitness program before they reach the point of GAINING energy from being more fit. There are several things to keep...

Do you love pineapple but hate cutting it?

Do you love pineapple but hate cutting it?

My son loves fresh pineapple. I can take it or leave it (usually leave it) but being a mom, you sacrifice yourself for your kids. Well, sacrifice no more! I bought this pineapple slicer on a whim. My son was able to use it effortlessly. I was so impressed, I had to...

I hate indecision….

I hate being between workout programs. If you give me a schedule, I will follow it. Without a schedule, I'm left with that big question each morning, "What workout shall I do today?" One fantastic tip I've read recently is that each decision takes energy. Today we...

Exercise and the Brain

Exercise and the Brain

I just started reading the book Spark - the revolutionary new science of exercise and the brain by John J. Ratey, MD. I will be posting tidbits from the book over the coming weeks. I was happy to see the following study, One Twin Exercises, the Other Doesn't, reported...

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Do you really need phytonutrients in your diet?

Ok, well I titled this post with a rhetorical question - OF COURSE you need phytonutrients in your diet! While nutrition research is unreliable because usually it is based on someone's recall of what they ate over a period of time, I think the research is pretty clear...

Do you need more energy?

Do you want more energy? No, NOT this kind!!! Often when people start a new fitness regime, they complain of fatigue. This causes them to stop their new fitness program before they reach the point of GAINING energy from being more fit. There are several things to keep...

Do you love pineapple but hate cutting it?

My son loves fresh pineapple. I can take it or leave it (usually leave it) but being a mom, you sacrifice yourself for your kids. Well, sacrifice no more! I bought this pineapple slicer on a whim. My son was able to use it effortlessly. I was so impressed, I had to...

Autoimmune Protocol and Dining Out = Trouble

When you are following the autoimmune protocol (AIP), it is quite challenging to eat out. Even a simple salad can have hidden triggers in the salad dressings such as artificial sweeteners, seed spices, and preservatives. So I was quite delighted when I saw that Panera...

I hate indecision….

I hate being between workout programs. If you give me a schedule, I will follow it. Without a schedule, I'm left with that big question each morning, "What workout shall I do today?" One fantastic tip I've read recently is that each decision takes energy. Today we...

Exercise and the Brain

I just started reading the book Spark - the revolutionary new science of exercise and the brain by John J. Ratey, MD. I will be posting tidbits from the book over the coming weeks. I was happy to see the following study, One Twin Exercises, the Other Doesn't, reported...

Welcome to my Corner!

    Do you feel like a caterpillar, moving slowly through  life? Are you struggling emotionally and physically with an autoimmune diagnosis? Are you mourning the active lifestyle you used to lead or are you wishing to be healthier and fit? For those that...

12 Common Triggers for Autoimmune Disease

This article, 12 Common Triggers for Autoimmune Disease, very succinctly discusses the impact that nutrition has on autoimmunity. I think the phrase "being on the autoimmune spectrum" describes autoimmunity very well. I think many more people are on the autoimmune...

Dr. Terry Wahls – Healing MS with nutrition, exercise, meditation

This is a wonderful video by Dr. Terry Wahls. She is a traditionally trained physician who lived life on the other side of the desk - as a Multiple Sclerosis patient. She was quickly confined to a zero-gravity chair for most of the time until she started researching...

21 Day Fix On the go!!!!!!!!!

How to incorporate 21 Day Fix into everyday life!! What to do when you're on the go?

Shaun T’s 5min Abs week!

Shaun T was kind (and cruel) to provide an extra 5minutes of abdominal exercises for us this week. I've embedded each video so you can come back and do these whenever the mood strikes! ENJOY! This first video is Shaun's tips for getting a strong core! Post by Shaun T....

Focus T25 Before/After Pics!

If you have any doubt about Shaun T's latest program, Focus T25, you absolutely must read Tania Baron's blog post at Shaun T's blog. After being nicknamed "The Machine" from being in the Insanity videos, Tania doubted she'd ever have that Machine body after a...

Get Fit in the Gym but Lose Weight in the Kitchen

One of our Beachbody slogans is Fitness - Nutrition - Support. The fitness is provided on DVDs from some of the very best celebrity trainers such as Shaun T, Tony Horton, Chalene Johnson and Autumn Calabrese. Support is provided by Team Beachbody coaches who help to...

I wish I had had 21 Day Fix post-baby

I am one day shy of finishing my first round of the 21 Day Fix. Even though I have done most of our other more intense programs such as P90X, P90X2, P90X3, Insanity, Asylum, the 21 Day Fix was still a great workout for me because it's easy to take it down a few...
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