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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How to Exercise as a Single Parent

I'm excited to share this guest article on exercising as a single parent. I grew up as a single child and saw first-hand my mom's effort to set a good example for me. Especially when it comes to physical activity, taking care of your own needs as a single parent IS HARD. So, here are some inspiring and practical tips for taking care of yourself and, thus, your loved ones.

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Health Warrior: Tammy Messina

This lady is not only strong and a top competitor in NPC Bikini Competitions, she is also sweet as can be! Her transformation from active student athlete, through overeating and feeling unhealthy in culinary school, to finally a truly healthy lifestyle is one that will inspire you. She's had setbacks along her journey, but has clearly utilized the tools she shares with us to stay consistent and positive! Use her advice like tools in your belt to get on the path to a healthier you!

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Health Warrior: Jocelyn Schlenker

She is not only one of my best friends or the most joyful and encouraging person to be around, she is also a new mom to sweet Elliette, a regular runner and half-marathoner, the supportive wife of Christian, who has Type 1 Diabetes, a loving Christian, and a loyal friend who always makes time for coffee dates! How does she prioritize her health and champion such a balanced life? Skip that second piece of pie and read Jocelyn's interview to find out!

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Health Warrior : Debra Kaniho

Admired in the fitness world here in Hawaii, Debra Kaniho is former Ms. Big Island Bodybuilding Champion, former NPC Light Weight Champion and a published fitness model! Not to mention she continues competing as a bodybuilder! Debra's story and insight into what it takes to overcome destructive habits and replace them with great ones is a special one to share!

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Meeting with a Dietitian and Personal Trainer

If you've thought about working with a Dietitian and Personal Trainer before, you're probably curious what working with one looks like! So, I've put together this summary to answer just that! This is the who (you), what, and where of when you choose to meet your goals with my help. There's also a (limited-time only) freebie included, so check it out!

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