Cooking with Kids - Safely

Few skills contribute to a child’s growth and self-reliance more than learning to cook and bake. Which is why Guest writer Alexis takes us through these five essentials of kitchen safety to review the next time you and your kiddos are in the kitchen! Help them grow and be safe!

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Health Warrior - Lindsay Fresquez

Lindsay has experienced a vast variety of what the fitness industry has to offer. She's a former bikini competitor, an experienced personal trainer, and has been a gym co-owner with her husband Chad since 2006. She's also the mother of 4 beautiful, active children! Those of us that know her get the "do it for the living" lifestyle she encompasses and I can't wait to share it with you. This is the perfect morning read during your warm-up, so, hop on that cardio machine and read on…

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Meals for Menstruation

What we eat effects our mood. This is for when you’re feeling extra moody during that time of the month…FREE MOOD-BOOSTING RECIPES INCLUDED… to make sure you’re getting the nutrients you need to keep your cool. Here is hoping that this article helps all you fellow ladies in tackling the not so favorite time of the month like a champ. 

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Healthy Travel Snacks

Whether you’re driving to a national park for some epic hiking, or heading out of state for the family reunion, one thing is for certain - this time of year is the traveling time of year and that means LOTS of time in transit between locations. Instead of burying yourself in a fast food bag, Here are some tips and a peek in my snack bag for healthy trip eats to keep you on your goals when you’re on the go!


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Health Warrior: Casey

“When I’m doing something physical… I constantly tell myself that I am not average and I should be doing more than expected.” I know that if you follow my Health Warrior series, you want to have former professional volleyball player Casey Kennedy’s incredible perspective on living healthy. Read her answers to my questions about how she maintains optimal fitness - let her focus and mentality to get stronger every day rub off on you!

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Fueling Before Your Workouts

Eating a snack before working out can drastically changed the results of your workouts: both cardio and strength sessions. Sure, athletic performance is still possible and you can still improve with regular practice on an empty stomach, but those improvements can’t bat an eye to their nutritionally-fueled counterparts. Let’s uncover why…

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Health Warrior - Erin

Erin is living a life without regret and is openly showing us how she does it! Read what she shared with me and I believe you will be greatly inspired!! And above all, as Erin says, "GIVE YOURSELF SOME GRACE."

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Sick Workout Bro!

You're sick. But you’ve been KILLING IT in the gym, crushing your goals, and you can’t stand the idea of sitting around letting your gains dissolve like a lemon cough drop while you achingly think about those dumbbells calling your name. What should you do?

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The Ketogenic Diet & Cancer

Ketogenic Diet has been getting quite some attention lately. A lot of research has been going on pertaining to it, especially in terms of weight loss and now cancer! That is what we are going to uncover today: “What does research show on the efficacy of the Ketogenic Diet in helping individuals fight cancer.”

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Self-Care Tips for Single Parents

As the sole head of the household, single parents have to juggle their responsibilities between their family, careers, finances, and the relationships in their own personal lives. Sometimes it is easy to get caught up in the chaos and forget to care for yourself. Find simple self-care tips from guest writer, Alexis, here!

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Health Warrior: Monica

If you’re ready to hear from a woman with a lot of ambition, independence and a competitive spirit, here she is! Monica Parodi is always ready to make dreams happen and empower others to do the same! I'll let you read about her current endeavors in the interview below, which include her first IFBB bikini competition and business launch! Take a peek into this thriving young Dietitian’s life and you will probably find just the spark you need to launch your next health endeavor!

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Health Warrior: Hannah

If you aren't chasing health like Hannah, I highly recommend it! Hannah is like a burst of adventure, life, and joy. She, a fellow Registered Dietitian and fitness enthusiast, is practicing living life to the fullest, enjoying the blessing of being able to move and fuel her body with food and exercise. And she does it so well! I'll let her share her story. Please, grab your blanket and a cup of tea (and coffee, if you're like Hannah) and dig in!

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