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10 Tips for Celebrating the Season and Avoiding Holiday Weight Gain

It's no secret that people gain weight over the holidays. In fact, it's considered the norm-- and most of us chuckle about it. But maybe it doesn't have to be this way.  Here are my best tips for eating, enjoying, and still fitting in your clothes this holiday season.   Make your meal plan the… Continue reading 10 Tips for Celebrating the Season and Avoiding Holiday Weight Gain

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“Stayin’ Alive”…when life happens

One of the reasons I started this blog was because I wasn't finding what I needed to read: how to be fit and healthy in the real world. I found plenty of magazines and blogs for elite people who would meal prep with more vigor than most people did anything, and who would pick hotel… Continue reading “Stayin’ Alive”…when life happens

Blog Posts, Recipes

High Protein Breakfast Parfait

Y'all.  My kitchen is a construction disaster! And I am just not in the mood to battle the mess to cook.  You've been there, right? But a girl still has to eat. Soooo, here was my quick, no-fuss, but still healthy breakfast plan: High Protein Breakfast Parfait. Here's what I love about it: Greek Yogurt:… Continue reading High Protein Breakfast Parfait

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Eat Jelly Beans and Donuts

After learning I had lost 100lbs with only diet and exercise, someone asked me a question that I haven't been able to get out of my head:  "How did you quit eating?" I can't remember what I said, because the question caught me so completely off guard. I'm sure I didn't say anything very helpful… Continue reading Eat Jelly Beans and Donuts

Blog Posts, Fitness myths, Uncategorized

Myth #29: You can’t follow a meal plan

As this series is coming to an end,  you've heard me mention meal plans a plethora of times. I've told you  You Can't Out Train a Bad Diet.  I've talked about why you need Protein and  said  you need more than you think.  But my mama didn't raise no fool! I know both from my own personal fight experience… Continue reading Myth #29: You can’t follow a meal plan

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Myth #25: Eating Fat will Make You Fat

Remember in the 90's when we had big hair and shoulder pads? And thought that fat should be avoided at all costs? If something could be made low fat, it was. And we didn't even mind that the product was tasteless, because we were healthy! Now back to my schpiel that "Food is Fuel" and… Continue reading Myth #25: Eating Fat will Make You Fat

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Myth #24: Supplements Work for Fat Loss

I’ve already told you that if there was a diet train between 2000-2014, I was on it.  But the truth is that I tried my fair share of supplements too.  I’d save my money, cringe at the cost, but figure that eventually I’d stumble on the golden ticket.  I mean, something had to work, right?… Continue reading Myth #24: Supplements Work for Fat Loss