10 INSANE THINGS THAT HAPPEN TO A WOMAN’S BODY WHEN SHE LIFTS

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INSANITY EXPLAINED “I don’t want to get bulky” “I will look like a man” “You shouldn’t lift, just stick to cardio”. There are tons of ridiculous myths that society and uneducated individuals with no experience will believe. But… THEY ARE WRONG. Do you want to know what really happens to your amazing female body when you lift weights? 1. Different Curves …

10 Mood-Boosting Habits You Need In Your Life

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How could I be happier in my life? This is a question everybody has asked themselves at least once in there life. A bad mood is no stranger to anyone, but for some people, it can be a daily problem. However, it is completely solvable. With special techniques and a revised attitude, you can turn that frown upside down. The …

10 WAYS TO LIVE WITH HEALTHY INTENTIONS | MARY’S BLOG

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We are already well into the New Year and I have yet to make a blog post. I am not big on resolutions … I was trying to think of something great I could decide to do. I was thinking something big. Something bigger than I did last year… I was scrolling through Instagram, I saw this great post and it changed my thinking…

THE BENEFITS OF FASTING | FASTING 101

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Fasting is a big trend these days and we would like to uncover some facts. We also want to find out if the benefits outweigh the negative. Food. This simple word can cause a large emotional trigger in the majority of people. With so many different cuisines, restaurants, and commercials, eating is an activity basically shoved down our throats. In …

10 Intense Workouts for Small Spaces

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When you think of working out what necessities come to mind? Do you think of a lot of equipment? How about where? Deciding on a place to workout doesn’t have to be extensive or expensive. You get fit and burn calories with these 10 intense workouts for small areas. ***Bonus: very little equipment required for these workouts too! Cardio Workouts …

PROBIOTICS 101 | What you need to know

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Probiotics. We’ve all heard of them. They seem to be added to all types of food, from milk to chocolate. With “probiotic products” so readily available it can be confusing to know what is best for you and your family. WHAT ARE PROBIOTICS Let’s start with what probiotics are. This helpful bacteria is a broad term for a variety of …

10 WAYS TO BE HAPPIER NOW IN SPITE OF…

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Happiness is perhaps the most sought after thing in the world. My colleagues express their never-ending desire to be happier at times. In fact, it could be argued that happiness is the secret to success. Many people think of it in the opposite way: they think that success is the secret to happiness, yet there are many examples of people …

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S.I.M.P.L.E. – NUTRITION LABELS 101

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I posted a survey a few weeks back about nutrition labels. It was interesting to learn what people are focused on as they choose their groceries. There was not one particular category that more people chose over others. Calories, fat, protein, sugar content, ingredients and other items were all important to different people in different orders. I was impressed to …

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HEALTHY CONVENIENCE FOODS 101

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We definitely have gotten used to the fast-paced world of today. Everything is at the touch of a button, as quick as a text and convenience is just expected. Do you remember when you would get gas at a gas station? …maybe grab a candy bar? Today, you can pick up a dozen eggs, a gallon of milk and even a …

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Diet 101: Healthy Ways To Prep Your Body For Summer

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With summer close by, it’s time to start thinking of the ways you can prepare your body. By now, you should be familiar with the fact that summer bodies are built way before summer. This is the prime time to start working on your diet and obtain an actual, healthy, summer body you’ll be proud of. There’s no use in …

5 THINGS YOU CAN NOT LIVE WITHOUT ON YOUR WEDDING DAY

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Whether you have been dreaming of your wedding day bliss since you played the lead as Cinderella, or you waited until the last minute because that is how you roll. HerSUPPZ has several products and ideas that you can take advantage of to make the journey and your special day as magical as it can be!

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THINGS I SUCK AT

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I am not doing it right all the time. I try, but I suck sometimes…or actually a lot, lately…I love PB&J’s, pizza, wine and chocolate and sometimes skipping an AM workout to snuggle my kids. In Mary’s Blog she shares her accomplishments, failures, goals and inspiration…

Diet Failures – What Every Woman Should Know

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Our diet failures seem to be a tired story. Something brings our attention to our weight, or perhaps it has been bothering us for some time. It may be affecting our mental health and finally, we decide to make a change. We research the best diet, read all we can about losing weight, join a gym, and maybe even hire …

Keeping Your Family Healthy & Safe in the New Year

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Keeping everyone healthy such as your loved ones is qutie a daunting task these days. The new year can bring about feelings of reflection, hope, and sometimes a bit of chaos. You may feel inclined to make some changes to your current routines to better yourself for the new year. During these times of uncertainty, focus on changes that can …

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Running: Five Tips For the Perfect Program

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Running has long been touted for its many benefits. It builds cardiovascular fitness, increases HDL, lowers HDL, and total cholesterol. It also improves body composition, and increases muscular strength and joint stability. But did you know running… …has also been known to have a dramatic effect on our mental health, cognitive capacity, and memory? In one study, positive associations between …

Your Holiday Survival Guide for a Stress-Free Season

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The holiday season can be a stressful time for everyone. Between shopping for loved ones, preparing meals, and wrapping gifts, it’s no wonder people struggle to find balance during the holidays. That’s why it’s so important to prioritize over the next few weeks so you can enjoy the season of giving. If you’re not quite sure where to begin, look …

Easy & Fun Christmas Protein M&M Balls

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Easy & Fun Christmas Protein M&M Balls are exactly that!! Especially when you add little hands to help! It is an easy and fun recipe for success! Kids love getting their hands dirty and with the addition of protein powder these little balls will give you (and them) added protein! We added mini M&M’s for the holiday but you could …

5 Tips to Preserve Healthy Skin as You Age

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Skin is more than just the body’s largest organ, it’s often the first indication of a person’s health. We all want healthy skin and as you age it shows the signs of our past. When your skin is compromised, the effects are immediately evident by appearing dry, wrinkled, and/or sun-damaged. Sadly when skin ages, the ability to function is also …

Managing Your Mental Health During Stressful Times

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Managing your mental health today can be quite arduous. It goes without saying that the ongoing global health crisis introduced all sorts of challenges to people around the world. A study conducted by Jean Twenge and Thomas Joiner found it increases our risk of developing mental health issues. The study further noted that Americans these days are eight times more likely to …

SHOULD YOU EXERCISE WHEN YOU ARE SICK?

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Whether it is cold and flu season or that damn COVID-19, if you are sick the thought of NOT working out may be downright torture. For some fitness freaks, it may just be a sign that your body is trying to tell you to take a break. But how do you know if that is the best thing for a …

8 Tips for an Effective Workout

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What do you need to be consistent and exercise on a regular basis? An effective workout program. What do you need to achieve remarkable results in fitness or bodybuilding? Consistency and dedication. If you have trained with a professional trainer before, you know what exercises work for you. Therefore, you are not only able to write an effective workout program …

THE TOOLS FOR A HEALTHY KITCHEN MAKEOVER

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Take a virtual tour of a competitor’s kitchen and learn the top tricks of the trade that will set you up for success during your next meal prep session.

Lose Fat & Gain Muscle at the Same Time NOW

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This is it, you have decided you are ready to lose the fat and gain muscle. You have decided today is the day you are starting a new you. You have scrolled through your social media and decided you want to look like those lean and flexing beasts. Hyped and wanting to be ripped and defined. You want people on …

Supplements That Help With Common Pest Allergies

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According to the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America, more than 50 million people experience allergies every year. Indoor and outdoor pest allergies can happen all year round. Insect allergies are more than a nuisance and can actually be quite dangerous. Wasps, bees, poisonous ants, cockroaches, and dust mites can cause severe reactions in the skin and nasal passages for those who …

How to Maintain Your Workouts with an Injury

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I had to learn how to maintain my love of working out recently with an injury. I had to have surgery on my wrist. Somehow, even my surgeon was baffled with the injury, my tendons that connect to my thumb, swole up and created a knot. Any movement, even driving, caused constant pain. And of course, this happened on my …

Fresh Substitutes for Your Favorite Cheat Meal

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Healthy eating doesn’t have to mean deprivation or completely eliminating your favorite comfort foods. It also doesn’t mean binging on those cheat days that result in a food coma the next day or a load of guilt. In fact, cheat and enjoy those favorite foods, but with a twist. Take your favorite foods and cheat meal and recreate them with …

How To Get Ahead Of Exercise-Induced Asthma

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Asthma affects more than 25 million Americans according to government data. As many as 90% of those will experience exercise-induced asthma during their workouts.  It can also affect those who do not usually experience asthma. However, it is a tricky cycle to break. While exercising can improve and strengthen your lungs and all-round health, it can exacerbate your asthma. In turn, leave you feeling …

LEARNING TO WALK AGAIN-MY MS STORY

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Multiple sclerosis (MS) is an unpredictable, often disabling disease of the central nervous system that disrupts the flow of information within the brain, and between the brain and body. March is MS awareness month and we find strength in Jennifer’s story. We know you will also.

EXERCISES FOR A HEALTHY HEART

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February is Healthy Heart Awareness Month and working out is beneficial physically, mentally, and emotionally. Here are some of our very own Brand Ambassador Libby Menz’s top exercises for a healthy heart!

Roaring Health and Fitness Trends for 2020

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Ringing in the new year means seeing all the latest fandangled health and fitness trends! Just when you think you have seen it all 2020 will ring in a ton of fresh ideas to be better mentally and physically with a roar. Let’s check some out… ON-THE-GO FITNESS The number of apps out there providing you with unlimited health and …

Refreshingly Different Ways to Exercise & Eat Right in 2020

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These days surfing, streaming and Netflixing makes staying on the couch much more appealing and much harder to stay committed to your exercise and eating goals. Even fast-food joints now deliver right to your door. Don’t wait any longer! Now is the time to start looking at some different ways to exercise and eat right in 2020. Remind yourself why …

A FRESH ROUTINE YOU WILL ACTUALLY WANT TO DO IN THE NEW YEAR

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Whether you believe it or not, it’s been proven that the way you think and act creates energy and navigates that energy into your life. Positive thinking creates a magnetic field of good things appearing your way, likewise with negative thinking and with the new year, we all want to make it a good one, right? Typically, we strive to …

Simple DIY Essential Oil Car Diffusers

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If you are anything like me, a scent can calm you, energize you, or bring back a wonderful memory. If you already use essential oils in your home and workplace, you are well aware of all the wonderful things the power of scent can do for your well being. Why not carry those wonderful benefits to where you spend about …

Paleo Diet Simplified: Facts, Myths, and Need-to-Knows

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Up until the last four years, the Paleo diet was unknown to the world, with the exception of a few dedicated fans. While the scientific community made the initial push of this idea into the public space, the celebrities who have tried and promoted this nutritional approach have had an enormous role in making it popular. Some of the A-listers …

The 2- Ingredient Keto-Friendly Chaffle Recipe

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Do you love a good satisfyingly spongy, carby waffle but hate the “carby”? Well, we have something that will take away all those pesky little carbs and have you indulging in your favorite breakfast treat again! Meet the Chaffle. Introductions, please… If you’ve scrolled through any of your social media such as Pinterest, Facebook or Instagram lately or any low …

5 TIPS FOR BIKING YOUR WAY TO WEIGHT LOSS

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In most every girls’ life, there is this period of time where she feels like she needs to lose weight. But can you lose weight by doing something you love like cycling? The answer is yes. Many people cycle for numerous reasons such as recreation or convenience, it is also a great way to lose weight and stay fit. Apart …

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5 Ways to Sleep More Peacefully Every Night

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In a world that values being constantly plugged in and the need to go-go-go, many people struggle with peaceful sleep. If you’re struggling to get a restful night of sleep, try one of these tips to relax and get the sleep you deserve! I—-» Check Your Mental Health «—-I Taking some time to focus on your mental health can have …

5 Awesome Gadgets for the Busy Student

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Looking for some fun ‘gadgets’ to make your student life more active and productive? Or are you in search of a perfect gift to send your student off with to make their lives easier? 【SORRY I'M BUSY】🤷 Students are super busy and their lives are full of many different responsibilities. Studying, finishing assignments, sleep (what sleep?), sports and sporting events whether they …

HEALTHY TRAVEL TIPS TO REACH YOUR GOALS

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I just got back from vacation in Jamaica a few days ago. I had a blast and got some much-needed relaxation, but I was so ready to get back to my pups and my normal routine! It did get me thinking though about some healthy travel tips. I still like to think about my health when I am traveling. Granted, …

5 EASY SWAPS FOR A HEALTHIER WAY OF LIFE

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We all try to achieve a certain level of health and to help with that there are simple changes we can make. A healthier way of life shouldn’t be a burden or dreadful. Their are some easy things we can do throughout our day that will take our healthy living to the next level. Let’s dive to find easy swap-outs …

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8 Tips for Transitioning into a Healthier Lifestyle

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If you’re like most active girls, you are a genius at balancing work, study, and play—as well as the ever-present demands of home life. With so much going on, it can be hard to lead as healthy a lifestyle as you would like. To help you out, here are eight tips for building a healthier life that you can start …

5 COMMON YOGA MISTAKES EVEN GURUS DO

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Yoga’s become a really popular form of exercise in recent years, and can be done by people of all ages. It’s got obvious appeals – it doesn’t really require any specialist equipment, and it’s accessible to everyone, even those who are only just beginning their athletic journey. Of course, that’s not to say it’s easy – because it’s not. Here …

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YOGA POSES FOR STRENGTH TRAINING

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While it is still way underrated, yoga has a long list of physical and mental health benefits. It is a wonder people do not practice more often. But my hopes are to change this and inspire more people to perform this routine. Although I am a cardio-nerd and weightlifter at heart, I am too a yogi and proud of it. …

HOW MUSIC EFFECTS YOUR WORKOUT

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Effect on the body: How it helps to enhance your mood By Curtis Dean A fine link has been found between neuroscience and music. Scientists are continuously evolving and expanding to understand the different benefits it can provide. A good song can affect brain function by enhancing the mood, emotion, learning, memory, attention, and neuroplasticity. If you have ever thought …

5 PROVEN WAYS TO GET MOTIVATED TO EXERCISE

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Many of us find that the most difficult part of exercising isn’t the press-ups, the cycling or the squats, but it’s finding the motivation to get started. Our brains are fantastic at coming up with excuses, I’m too tired, the gym is too expensive, or I haven’t got time. Trust us, you’re not the only one who feels that way! …

2 MOST POPULAR HEALTH AND FITNESS TRENDS WE WILL SEE IN 2019

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From embracing alternative milk products to utilizing versatile vegetables, 2018 held a number of fitness trends. It’s more rare now to go to a coffee shop that doesn’t have almond or soy milk options. People are open to trying their favorite dishes, think spaghetti or pizza, with a healthy twist by using vegetables in place of the starchy carbs. At …

4 WAYS CREATIVITY WILL IMPROVE FITNESS

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Creativity is one of the most amazing gifts a person can have. The sheer ability to create something out of nothing is amazing and wondrous. However, sometimes you want to create and think of new things but creativity just simply isn’t there.Thankfully, there are a lot of ways you can boost your creativity and improve it more than ever. We’ve …

HEALTHY CHRISTMAS PUPPY CHOW

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You don’t need to pass on those favorite Christmas treats with this Christmas Puppy Chow recipe! Make it for your family and bring to all your holiday gatherings so you know you always have something available to you that isn’t loaded with too much sugar and fat. Feel free to add other yummy things for every holiday such as M …

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Everyone Must Read: HOW NOT TO DIET

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Do you remember Newton’s Third Law? I didn’t know it either until I hit a wall when it came to my diet and physical progress. According to Newton, whenever two objects interact with each other, they exert force upon each other. Example: If you throw a ball at a wall, the ball will bounce off the wall and come back …

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HOW MICRONUTRIENTS CAN STEP UP YOUR FITNESS GOALS

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Everybody’s talking about the perfect macronutrient ratio.  These perfect foods you should be eating to consume this amount of protein vs that amount of carbs, but how much thought have you given to vitamins and minerals? How do these little beauties affect your long-term health and fitness? If your answer is “not much”, don’t worry, you’re not the only one. …

DELICIOUS ROASTED BUTTERNUT SQUASH SOUP

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Recipe from Jessica Allion Prep Time: 20 mins Cook Time: 1 hr Total Time: 1 hr 20 minutes Serves: 16 This delicious butternut squash soup is very similar to the one from Panera Bread, but I’ve added a special ingredient that makes this soup even better. Don’t let all these ingredients and directions scare you.  Scooping out the squash is easy when you roast it first and if you …

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7 TIPS TO KICKSTART A HEALTHY FRESHMAN YEAR

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This school year is going to look different in many ways with the dreaded Corona virus guidelines.  Incoming Freshmen will not only have the newness of college life, but they will also spread their wings and have a very much different level of independence.  Freshman year can bring a rollercoaster of demands to your young mind and body.  And there …

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THE HIGHS AND LOWS OF CBD

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Users claim that cannabidiol, or CBD oil can reduce pain, treat depression, and may even promote heart health. But is the hype just hype or will this make Big Pharma simply green with envy? Let’s explore the two most common questions surrounding this relatively new player in the world of health. What is CBD oil? This dark sticky substance extracted …

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6 HOMEMADE GIFTS YOUR FIT FRIENDS WILL LOVE

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The holidays can be pretty stressful and finding the perfect gift for some people can be really tough.  I’ve put together some fun things that don’t take that much time and can be fun to give as well as get for any holiday or birthday!   Trail Mix The balance of carbs, fat and protein make this a great snack.  …

5 COFFEE RECIPES FOR A HEALTHY LIFESTYLE

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For those of us who love coffee, it can be frustrating – or just downright sad – when we hear our friends tell us that coffee isn’t good for us. Of course, if you’re someone who loads your Cup o’ Joe with sugar, cream, and lots of flavoring, then there’s some truth to that statement. But if you drink black …

MONSTER COOKIE PROTEIN BALLS

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The awesome thing about the classic Monster Cookie recipe is you can pretty much add anything you want!  In our easy Monster Cookie Protein Balls recipe, we add the delicious benefits of protein …cuz that’s what we do here! 𝐇𝐦𝐦𝐦𝐦𝐦…𝐛𝐮𝐭, 𝐰𝐚𝐢𝐭…🤔 𝐇𝐨𝐰 𝐝𝐢𝐝 𝕄𝕠𝕟𝕤𝕥𝕖𝕣 ℂ𝕠𝕠𝕜𝕚𝕖𝕤🍪 𝐠𝐞𝐭 𝐭𝐡𝐞𝐢𝐫 𝐧𝐚𝐦𝐞 𝐚𝐧𝐲𝐰𝐚𝐲??? Michigan State University photographer Dick Wesley’s “monster cookies” might be called …

HOW TO KEEP YOUR LUNGS HEALTHY & WHY

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October is Healthy Lung Awareness Month   It is officially October, which of course means Breast Care Awareness month, but it is also National Healthy Lung month. Lung Health Day is October 28th, so this is a perfect time to bring awareness. Lung health is important to me because over the course of a year, I watched two very loved …

TOP 5 VITAMINS WOMEN SHOULD BE GETTING

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By Faith Ellis Vitamins are natural compounds in our bodies that are essential for proper growth and function. They are micronutrients that can be found in food and supplements and are necessary to consume since our bodies cannot synthesize them. While there are thirteen different vitamins our bodies need, we have compiled a list of the top 5 vitamins women …

FACTS ABOUT YOUR BODY AND HOW TO USE IT TO YOUR ADVANTAGE

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By Grace Carter There’s a lot to know about the human body, but most of us will only ever find out a tiny percentage of it. Have you ever been curious as to how your body works?  Read on for some highly useful facts, and how you can use them to get the most out of your health. Fitness facts …

APPLE BACON & EGG FRITTATA

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These past few weeks I have begun to grow bored of the same old recipe for dinner, which was starting to look like monotonous baked chicken and steamed vegetables. My lunch normally consists of baked chicken over leafy greens so I ate the same thing twice a day, every day. Then I remembered that eating healthy does not have to …

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HOW SOCIAL MEDIA CAN DAMAGE YOUR FITNESS GOALS

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Social Media and Fitness: How the Online World may Damage our Health and Self-Esteem By Faith Ellis It seems that people exercise on social media as much as they workout in the gym. As you scroll through your newsfeed, how do you feel when you see gym selfies or girls posing flawlessly during a sweat sesh?  Truthfully, your online feed …

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S.I.M.P.L.E. – MAKING HEALTHY MEALS SIMPLE

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By Kathy Lange Making healthy meals from scratch (that everyone likes) while juggling work, kids and other activities can quickly become overwhelming. Plus there is the whole issue of grocery shopping.  Making the list and reading labels can take forever and what are those big long words? Who has time for all of that? Making healthy meals easier I am …

SEVEN FITNESS TIPS EVERYONE SHOULD KNOW

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If you have been working hard to lose weight and achieve your  fitness goals but still can’t see any positive changes, we may be able to help. Fitness is not only about the obvious things such as exercises and diet. It must be done holistically. It is also important to look at the small details because those can affect your …

GASTRIC BYPASS DIDN’T CHANGE ME, I CHANGED ME

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By Brenda Forsyth My eyes really are bigger than my stomach…sort of I always had a love for food. I remember my dad would say, “Your eye’s are bigger than your stomach” as I loaded up my dinner plate with heaping servings of my mom’s home cooked food. 11 ½ years ago I chose to have the Roux-en-y gastric bypass surgery …

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LEMON GLAZED ZUCCHINI PROTEIN BREAD

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ALL THAT ZUCCHINI If you have a ton of zucchini in your garden like we do every year you are always looking for recipes to use them up! I can not waste all that deliciousness.  Zucchini is so versatile and my favorite recipes to use them in are definitely all the different kinds of sweet breads.  I love lemon so …

HOW EXERCISE CAN HELP ADDICTION RECOVERY

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BREAKING BAD HABITS By Constance Ray Each day millions of Americans suffer with some form of substance dependency. This could be alcohol, nicotine, prescription medications, or illegal drugs. For many addiction is part of a downward spiral that never seems to end. But it does not have to be a life sentence and through counseling, treatment, and self-care, addiction is …

STEPS TO ACHIEVING OPTIMAL WELLNESS

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BALANCE YOUR HEALTH BALANCE YOUR LIFE By Jane Sandwood When it comes to achieving optimal health, you get exactly what you give your body in return. As humans, we strive to achieve happiness, good health, and overall wellness. We want to become the best versions of ourselves rather than the average Joe. However, not everyone understands the importance of optimal health. …

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3 MUST HAVE ESSENTIAL OILS FOR YOUR FITNESS ROUTINE

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ESSENTIAL OILS & YOUR WORKOUT By Jane Sandwood, Guest Blogger One under utilized way to incorporate essential oils into your life is in your pre/post workout routine. When used appropriately, the right essential oils can make your workouts healthier and more effective. The key is knowing which oils to use for your desired results. Explore three ways that essential oils can take …

5 REWARDS THAT DO NOT INCLUDE FOOD

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5 NON-FOOD REWARDS By Faith Ellis Nailing your workout and sticking to your healthy meal plan is a major success and a sure way to hit your health and fitness goals. When you meet your goals, you probably have a reward in mind that keeps you motivated to keep going for the goal and treat yourself when you get there. …

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GUIDE TO YOUR PRE AND POST WORKOUT ROUTINE

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Everyone knows that a successful workout routine is much more than just sweating it out at the gym. Do you know what really needs to be done before or even after, in order to get the most out of your workout? If the answer is no, you’re at the right place! Here’s our guide to pre and post workout routines …

GREAT GLUTES WORKOUT | JESSICA ALLION

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EASY EFFECTIVE GLUTES By Jessica Allion Grab your nearest barbell and get to work on those glutes. These glute exercises are going to take you back to the basics. Quick & easy when you just want it…quick and easy.   BARBELL HIP THRUSTS You have seen hip thrusts on stability balls, on various machines, etc. We’re going to take you …

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GOING BEYOND THE STRETCH | HEATHYR STANICS

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  SWEET INSPIRATION By Heathyr Marie Stanics “How did you get started in yoga?” “I’m not flexible at all. I can’t even touch my toes. Can I still do yoga?” “Can you give me instructional advice? I want to do what you’re doing, but don’t know where to start.” CURIOUS ABOUT YOGA These are all questions that are sent to …

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FAITH’S FAVORITE MEAL PREP LUNCHES

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EASY, DELICIOUS & HEALTHY Meal prep makes staying on track and making healthier choices quite simpler. You have food already prepared, you just have to heat it up and enjoy! However, I know that eventually we run out of ideas and the things we eat seem to become monotonous. That is why I have compiled a few of my favorite …

HerSUPPZ Happy Easter Bunny Bait

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SUPER KID FRIENDLY! Ok, so this recipe isn’t exactly super healthy but when you make good choices most of the time that leaves room for some indulgences! Bunny Bait is a wonderful choice! When you consistently eat healthily and make the right choices your children need to see that you can have the fun stuff too! Moderation is hard and …

BRENDA AND HER WEIGHT LOSS TRANSFORMATION

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INSPIRING TRANSFORMATION By Brenda Forsyth Growing up I was always a heavy kid, and as I hit my teenage years I managed to gain even more. Everyone would always tell me “oh you are just big boned” or “you are so pretty and wear it well”.  Inside I was like, yeah right.   I didn’t show it, but it really bothered …

5 TIPS TO TRAIN AROUND AN INJURY

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Whether you’re just starting to find your groove in the gym or you’re a competitive bodybuilder, injuries can happen to us all. When you push your body, sometimes you can go too hard and have an injury – like cranking it out on that extra mile run or simply have a minor accident like tripping during a box jump. Regardless, …

HOW TO SET NEW YEAR’S RESOLUTIONS THE SMART WAY

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NEW YEAR’S RESOLUTIONS…fun? One of the biggest things you learn when becoming a personal trainer, is how to properly set goals. If you set goals that are not well defined, you may oftentimes end up failing and not meeting these goals. This is bad not only for yourself but now you have someone else trusting their resolutions and goals with …

HOW CALORIE COUNTING HURT ME

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CALORIE COUNTING  First off, this is not meant to discourage you, instead I am hoping it makes you aware.  I have always had body images issues and I want to help other people who battle the same demons. When I first began my fitness journey, I wish I would have had someone to support me. It would have been so helpful …

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7 WAYS TO CRANK UP YOUR METABOLISM

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CRANK IT UP! Many women feel like they can’t lose weight or burn fat because of a “slow” metabolism. There are a lot of factors that influence metabolism like your age, body composition and activity levels. But, there’s hope! You don’t have to stay where you are. So can you really speed up your metabolism? Actually… yes. Here is the …

EASY CHRISTMAS GIFT GRANOLA

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Are you looking for a super easy gift for everyone on your list? Christmas Gift Granola is a great gift to have ready for those spontaneous holiday pop-ins or to give your kid’s teachers! This recipe is highly flexible. If you don’t have an ingredient simply substitute it for something you do have.     INGREDIENTS ½ cup dried cranberries …

16 TIPS TO GET BACK ON TRACK | NICOLE WILKINS

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Nicole Wilkins knows how to stay on track and wants to share with you her tips and strategies to Get Back on Track! Whether you overdid it a bit too much over the holidays or at a party last night, worrying about it won’t help and absolutely nobody is perfect so…let it go. Beating yourself up is a complete waste …

FINDING THE RIGHT COACH FOR YOU

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By Desiree Hendrickson When I set the goal of competing in a bodybuilding show my initial thoughts were only surrounded by the end result. I was confident I knew what I was getting myself into.  The idea of finding the right coach was not on my short list of things to add to this already overwhelming sport. As it turned …

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FINDING YOUR MENTAL STRENGTH

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A positive thought process often leads to a greater chance of a positive and successful outcome. Furthermore, a negative thought process often leads to a greater chance of a negative and unsuccessful outcome.

PUMPKIN PIE PROTEIN MUG CAKE

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Mug cakes are a great way to get those cake cravings in check without having to make a whole pan of tempting treats!

And of course, we had to figure out a way to make one that tastes like your favorite fall favorite! This mug cake tastes just like a fresh baked pumpkin pie!

THE DIRTY LITTLE SECRET | BINGE EATING

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Whether you are a competitive athlete, a stage competitor or simply ‘dieting.’

HerSUPPZ Brand Ambassador Tammy Patnode shares her 2 super simple steps that can make a huge difference on how to control binges.

NOT SO SCARY HALLOWEEN TREATS

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Halloween treats can be very haunting to the waistline but they don’t have to be! If you know just how many treats you can have it will keep you on track and those treats won’t play tricks on you! Also includes tricks that will help slay away those pesky temptations!

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CINNAMON SWIRL PROTEIN COFFEE CAKE CUPCAKES

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We have taken the wonderful ingredients of cinnamon coffee cake and made it even better with the addition of protein …of course!

We made it with the delicious CTD Sports IsoLicious flavor of Cinnamon Cereal Crunch and we have also made them portable!

HerSUPPZ ULTIMATE WORKOUT PLAYLIST 1

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A workout playlist can make or break your workout whether you are huffing it on a dreaded cardio machine, pressing ‘play’ on a workout video or pounding the weights at the gym.

We asked our exclusive HerSUPPZ Brand Ambassadors to share with you their must-have music that keeps them motivated for any and EVERY workout!

GETTING TO KNOW HerSUPPZ BRAND AMBASSADOR | FELICIA WILLIAMS

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She may be small in stature but she is strong and powerful and has a huge drive that will motivate YOU to Find Your Strength too! Felicia Williams is one of HerSUPPZ Exclusive Brand Ambassadors. To say she is a powerlifter is an understatement. She is that and so much more.

Get to know Felicia Williams and find out why she is a HerSUPPZ Brand Ambassador!

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TOP 5 PROTEINS FOR WOMEN | POST WORKOUT | MEAL REPLACEMENT | BAKING

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It is wonderful nowadays to have so many products available to help us reach our goals.   Unfortunately, with so many choices it can get quite confusing and overwhelming as to what is the best to help us reach them.
We did the hard work for you and broke down the Top 5 Best Proteins for Post Workout, Meal Replacement & Baking!

THE ONLY GRANOLA BARS YOU WILL EVER MAKE

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Okay, so there are a million and two recipes out there for granola bars. I know.  BUT this one is like the easiest and tastiest granola bar you will ever try!

This recipe is pretty versatile.  You could really change quite a bit if you would like to add chocolate chips or dried fruit such as cranberries, dried pineapple or mango…yum.

FROZEN PEANUT BUTTER CUPS

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Anyone trying to lose weight wouldn’t dare tempt themselves with having chocolate and peanut butter around the house.  Now you can include this recipe in your daily macro numbers and never feel like you are missing out again!

5 NON-SCALE GOALS TO LOSE WEIGHT

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Don’t be a slave to the scale. Sure weighing yourself is a fast and easy way of determining weight loss, but their are so many other ways!!

If you are not seeing that number budge on the scale try out these 5 other ways to determine if you are going in the right direction!

CAN YOU REALLY LOSE WEIGHT BY WALKING?

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Physical activity doesn’t need to be complicated. Something as simple as a daily brisk walk can help you live a healthier life.
The faster, farther and more frequently you walk, the greater the benefits!
What are you waiting for? Walk on!

I HAVE A CHILD WITH FOOD ALLERGIES

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Tammy Nelson shares what it is really like having a daughter who has severe life threatening food allergies. It certainly is not what they bargained for, but staying one step ahead, helping others become aware and taking responsibility is the only way they can insure her quality of life and enjoy life not feel deprived.

A BUSY MOMS GUIDE TO STAYING FIT

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Whether you’re a new mom trying to get your pre-baby bod back or a seasoned veteran balancing busy schedules of middle schoolers, staying fit is hard. It requires time …that we don’t have and discipline …that is usually spent elsewhere.

But it’s important.
With so many demands, it crucial that we take care of ourselves and make our health and fitness a priority and Felicia knows how to get it all done!

WHAT IS SEXUAL VIOLENCE?

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April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month…Sexual violence occurs when someone is forced or manipulated into unwanted sexual activity without their consent. Reasons someone might not consent include fear, age, illness, disability, and/or influence of alcohol or other drugs.

BETTER THAN A REESE’S CUP

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The easiest, healthiest way to get that same taste from your favorite indulgence! We are calling these better than a Reese’s Cup because not only does it taste just like the real thing, but it is made with super healthy ingredients…which makes them even better than…

HOW TO EAT CLEAN WITHOUT GETTING BORED

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First of all, mindset is everything. If you spend your time worrying about what you can’t eat or limiting yourself to plain tilapia and asparagus, of course, you’re going to be bored. However, it can be hard to strike a balance between how to eat clean all of the time and not getting stuck in a food rut. 😊But, you know …

THE ULTIMATE GROCERY LIST FOR THE COLLEGE STUDENT

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Shopping healthy doesn’t mean having to spend a lot of money at the grocery store. Money can be tight and some people think that eating healthy is too expensive. Libby put together the essential grocery list for the college student!

PRACTICAL TIPS TO STAY SANE AFTER AN INJURY PART 1 of 2

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Our very own HerSUPPZ Brand Ambassador Christine Anne shares her tips to staying on track even when you are injured. These are practical and easy so you can heal faster and get after your goal or goals! Keep an eye out for Part duex…

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CHRISTINE’S HEART HEALTHY WORKOUTS

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February is heart health month! That’s right, an entire month dedicated to your ticker!
Your heart is THE hardest working muscle in the body and our very own HerSUPPZ Brand Ambassador Christine (aka Xtine Anne) is sharing just a few of her very own exercises to keep your ticker tick’n!

NEW YEAR, NEW YOU | MARY’S BLOG

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We are a few weeks into the New Year…and you have totally changed, right?
Or wait, are you still the same person just trying to make healthier choices and create better habits? Don’t set out trying to change yourself. Don’t create a new you this new year, just make the real you BETTER!

THE IMPORTANCE OF BALANCE

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When we allow ourselves to recover and reflect from how crazy life can get, it also helps remind us that keeping the balance in our lives is the most difficult task with the greatest reward!! Find out how…

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MATCHING YOUR STRATEGY WITH YOUR GOALS

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Goal setting is a way to prioritize your life. What is important to you? What do you want to achieve? You have to be able to answer these questions first. Read on to learn how to set actionable and measurable goals to prioritize your life.

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CAN WOMEN BENEFIT FROM TESTOSTERONE BOOSTERS

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Women and men both have testosterone and estrogen in their bodies. Just different amounts. A female with lower than normal testosterone levels or low T could benefit from a testosterone booster supplement…or could she?

HEALTHY GAME DAY SNACKS

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GREAT SUPERBOWL FIXINS’ Fall is here and that means leaves changing into their beautiful fall colors, pumpkin everything, brisk mornings and FOOTBALL. Game day usually brings those penalty-popping appetizers that quickly leave your diet goals feeling sacked. We want to help you intercept those food fumbles so you don’t sacrifice the Top Ten Plays of the Game! Here are some great …

HOW TO PREP FOR YOUR OFF SEASON

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As a coach and a long time competitor, one of the biggest struggles I hear is dealing with off season. So many people feel as though there is no goal in sight, so they get lazy and sloppy with their diet. If you choose the bodybuilding lifestyle, there really isn’t an off season. It’s just a different phase in your prep. To find out how to make off season easier…

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TOP 5 REASONS WOMEN SHOULD LIFT HEAVY

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Don’t be intimidated heading towards the free weight section… go ahead and dive into the pit of grunting, slamming and sweating. Lifting heavy weights is what is going to get you the curves, weight loss and defined muscles that you want! Find out what else lifting heavy will do for you…

FINDING THE POSITIVE IN BREAST CANCER

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Weighing all the variables both clinically and in my heart…my mom’s early death, my young age at diagnosis, the consult of close friends who have dealt with this cancer…find out what Michelle does with her decision and diagnosis…

WHY DO WOMEN RIP EACH OTHER APART?

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“I finished up my squats and moved on to deadlifts. The moment I started making any noise such as, tapping the plates on the ground to come back up, I could feel their dirty looks.  I was not dropping weights or going out of my way to slam anything.”
If you have been fortunate enough to never be ridiculed or judged or criticized…you are lucky.

Find out how Felicia fights the negative in her life and how you can too.

BE THE GIRL WHO CAN DO BOTH WITH SUCCESS

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When I started to become more interested in fitness training about two-years ago I had this preconceived theory that it was almost impossible to be successful in one’s personal AND professional life. Find out if Desiree still believes this theory and how you can Find Your Strength in her story…

FROM SETBACKS TO STRIDES | HEATHYR STANICS

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It all started with a breakup.Now I know that’s not a positive way to start a bio, but I swear it gets good. In 2011 I split from my then fiancé, and as it neared it’s ugly end, I turned to food and alcohol for comfort, as many women do. I was eating fast food every day and drinking wine …

DO YOU HAVE WHAT IT TAKES TO COMPETE?

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DEDICATION & COMMITMENT As a coach, a judge and a long time competitor myself, I see people come and go rather quickly in the competition arena. People don’t often realize how hard it is to mentally prepare to compete. Here’s my list of things you must be willing to do in order to have a successful prep. YOU MUST EAT …

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A MOM’S JOURNEY TO THE STAGE | BLOG 1

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Often when we see someone set a lofty goal for themselves the first question we tend to ask them is, “why?” I, too, have been asked that same question many times over the past week. My response is usually a condensed list of my personal reasons for choosing to do the show, but as I was sitting here typing, I thought a better response would be, “why not?”

A LITTLE BITE HERE A LITTLE BITE THERE…FRUSTRATED WITH FAT LOSS

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If you find yourself frustrated with your fat loss efforts, you may want to take a closer look at exactly what your diet consists of. It may be a few little things that are adding up quickly that you aren’t even realizing.

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DUTCH CRISP RHUBARB PROTEIN BREAD

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A delicious way to use all that rhubarb this season! Add APS ISOMORPH from HerSUPPZ and you have got yourself a delicious AND HEALTHIER version of one of your Grandma’s favorite recipe!

CRAZY FUN ACTIVITIES FOR KIDS THIS SUMMER

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Are your kids glued to the tv while the summer is wasting away? Do you want your kids to step A-WAY from the videos and toss the controller?
Are your kids already busy playing outside but want some fun new activities that YOU can be involved in too?

6-PACK AT THIRTY-6 Blog #8

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I’m sure you have wondered during the last 8 weeks…. WHY? Why are you trying to get a six pack? What are you trying to prove?….. From the start of my 6-Pack at Thirty-6 journey, I knew I wanted to do this to show that having a six pack is not as normal as the media portrays…..

6-PACK AT THIRTY-6 Blog #7

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Mary’s Blog #7 is all about being prepared. Do you have a goal but do not know where to start? …how to start? or even if you can reach it? Leave the “where”, “how” & “if” to the doubters and start reaching your goals NOW one step at a time. It just starts with the first step…

6-PACK AT THIRTY-6 BLOG #2

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STARTING TO DIE…IT! | BLOG #2 By Mary Sheckler I have to admit, when I knew I was getting close to beginning my diet I may have “lived it up” a little too much. Easter, an NCAA tourney, a few cocktails, unhealthy snacks, pizza and chocolate all came to a screeching halt! I started my plan on Sunday and spent a …

My Pledge to Buddy – Fighting Autism with Acceptance, Understanding, and Love

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…“your son will never say, I love you mom and hug you, he won’t know what that means and won’t do it.” Unbeknownst to those doctors, they had just met a fighting family and a fighting kid who would own this condition and work relentlessly to prove them wrong.

Essentially Stopping Night Terrors | MARY’S BLOG

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My kids have never really slept through the night. Somehow they always end up in our bed by morning. It’s gotten to the point that I don’t even notice when they come in…well, except for my 6 year old. He comes in like a wrecking ball…Here’s my story on how we defeated Night Terrors with essential oils.

Why Integrated Supplements Whey Isolate Protein is Right for YOU

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Ryan Clark took a little break from a training session with his client Karen Voigts to learn more about one of her favorite products, Integrated Supplements Whey Isolate Protein! We know you are a busy mom and wife but tell me more about Karen Voigts: My husband Adam and I have three children; 7, 5, and 1. I work full …

5 REASONS WHY WOMEN SHOULD LIFT WEIGHTS

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Some women get intimidated heading towards the free weight section… afraid to dive into the pit of grunting, sweating and good looking men Don’t be! Lifting heavy weights is what is going to get you the curves, weight loss and the toned muscles that you want!

CHOCOLATE PEPPERMINT PROTEIN BALLS

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Christmas is full of healthy options if you just know where to look …and these are so good you are going to want them all year ’round!

S.I.M.P.L.E. – PUMPKIN EVERYTHING

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It’s that time of year. Pumpkin… everything. The great news is that pumpkin is really good for you. It’s a great source of fiber, zinc, potassium, copper, manganese, riboflavin, vitamins A, C and E, iron and calcium. Adding this versatile fruit to your diet can reduce blood pressure, protect eye health, support your immune system, improve bone health and give …

“FIT”ting It All In | MARY’S BLOG

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It’s been a crazy month. In addition to running our websites (HerSUPPZ.com & SUPPZ.com) and four Suppz Gyms, we also have two Papa Murphy’s Take-N-Bake pizza stores. Yeah, I know….fitness & pizza? I’ll explain in another blog : ) Anyways, I have been working most days in the stores lately so my blog hasn’t been updated…but, I have been making …

SO…YOU WANT TO COMPETE | JESSICA ALLION

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MY LOVE/HATE RELATIONSHIP TO COMPETE I have gotten asked why I want to compete and sometimes wonder the same thing.  So, this will be quite therapeutic for me and I hope it can help someone understand a little more about what competing is about. It may or may not help you decide if you want to compete also. I have …

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S.I.M.P.L.E. – WHY ARE HEALTHY FOODS NOT HEALTHY

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Why aren’t “healthy foods” healthy? I was asked that question last week and it has really stuck with me. Companies market things as health food because that is how they make money. Consumers like feeling that they are making healthy choices, so companies cater to that good feeling. HEALTHY FOODS vs PRICE Two boxes of crackers on the shelf; one …

HOW TO BAKE WITH PROTEIN POWDER

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BAKING WITH PROTEIN POWDER Learning how to bake with protein powder seems to be a science in itself for sure! It takes some trial and error and I have had my share of errors believe me, but the nutritional value of figuring out what works is definitely worth it! I love that people are paying attention to what they are …

DARK CHOCOLATE MINT PROTEIN FUDGE CAKE

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CHOCOLATE MINT & PROTEIN COMBINED INTO A HEALTHY TREAT Chocolate Mint Protein.  There are many different recipes offering the sweet taste of chocolate and mint but very few are this decadent! Not only did we make this mini Dark Chocolate Mint Protein Fudge Cake taste delicious we like to take things one step further to offer you the added benefit of …

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ADVOCARE SPARK vs OPTIMUM NUTRITION AMINO ENERGY

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Qᴜᴇꜱᴛɪᴏɴ: Why is everyone purchasing Advocare’s Spark?🤷‍♂️ 😏 Is it because Spark is a healthier form of energy drink when compared to a Redbull or a Monster? 🤔Are people buying it because of the amino acids found in Spark? 😉Maybe it’s because of the vitamins and minerals. Advocare Spark is a very good product that is definitely worth buying except …

THE PEACEFUL WARRIOR

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Pat Huffman has gone from a devastating incident to an accomplished and recognized hero. She has raised thousands of dollars for a variety of organizations and has received many awards for her hard work in helping others. We are very grateful that she has agreed to share her inspirational story with Her Suppz this month about being brutally raped. I …

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Jessica Allion I have been married to my wonderful husband since 2000.  We have two boys, one in college at UW-Platteville one is planning on going for Culinary Arts when he graduates from high school. We also have a beautiful, busy daughter who keeps us busy with basketball, softball, and volleyball. I think she would do it all if she …

THE BEST AVOCADO SALSA

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This is by far the best avocado salsa I’ve ever had!  The Best because it doesn’t just taste delicious it is also super easy and you can pretty much adjust every ingredient to your wishes. This salsa is good on tortilla chips, on a baked potato, in wraps heated with some shredded colby-jack or even by the spoonfuls.  It is …

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THE BEST APPS FOR NUTRITION ON THE GO

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Nowadays, there is an app for everything.   It is no surprise to find many apps for nutrition tracking.  We love ways to make it easy for everyone to stay on track and lose for good!!   Many studies have been done on the success of those who have lost weight and kept it off.  At the top of that list of …

THE BENEFITS OF PROTEIN

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By Jessica Allion High-protein shakes and protein bars seem to be the “in thing” these days and every food marketer in the universe appears to want a piece of the protein pie …with good reason! The benefits of protein is an important building block of bones, muscles, cartilage, skin and blood. Protein is an important component of every cell in …

AFTER REACHING 200 LBS I STOPPED WEIGHING MYSELF

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HOW I BEGAN MY 200 lbs of FIGHT originally published Jan 2015 I wasn’t overweight growing up but I certainly did not eat very well and was definitely not in good shape. I am quite sure my story is like many other women who have given birth and struggled with the weight that comes with having babies. Before even realizing …

HOW TO ENJOY AND NOT INDULGE DURING THE HOLIDAYS

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𝓽𝓲𝓬𝓴…𝕥𝕚𝕔𝕜…𝓽𝓲𝓬𝓴…𝕥𝕚𝕔𝕜…the holidays are coming🤸‍♀️🤸‍♂️🤸‍♀️🤸‍♂️ The sparkly chaser lights, the kids shaking/breaking all the presents, the beautiful cookies, the sentimental ornaments, the colorful cookies, the parties, the baby’s first Christmas, the cookies, Aunt Mary’s Beans, Grandma the Greats Pecan Pie…oh myyyyy …all…that…FOOD!!   Happy Dance GIF from Makingpie GIFs   Don’t let all the wonderful food this holiday derail your “good …

6 SIMPLE HOLIDAY EATING TIPS

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By Jessica Allion Holiday eating can be quite tricky to reel in.  The temptations seem endless but despite differences in ability, desire, and commitment, there are a number of guidelines that remain the same. Following some simple dietary guidelines can help keep off the unwanted weight gain that is often associated with this time of year.   Simple Holiday Eating …