GETTING TO KNOW HerSUPPZ BRAND AMBASSADOR TAMMY PATNODE

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  Tammy Patnode is an IFBB pro physique competitor and when she is not competing she is judging the competitions. Her passion includes assisting others in contest prep, general training and weight loss programs for both men and women.

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.

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THE SECRET TO GREAT ABS

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One of the most asked questions is, “ How do I get abs?”   The answer is probably far from what you think. We all have abs.   Some of us just never see them because they are hidden under a layer of fat. Body fat levels are DIET.   All the ab training in world won’t give you ab …

6 SIMPLE TIPS ANYONE CAN DO TO MAKE A HEALTHY HOLIDAY MEAL

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By Tammy Patnode We promise no one will even notice! With the holidays quickly approaching, people get worried about holiday weight gain with all the tempting foods that surround them at family gatherings. Here are 6 super simple tips and tricks to cut fat and calories in your favorite dishes and we promise, no one will be able to tell …

HIGH PROTEIN PUMPKIN MUFFINS

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Winter, spring, summer…yup…pumpkin! We combine the wonderful flavor of pumpkin with the delicious taste of APS Isomorph  in these super high protein pumpkin muffins to give you a major dose of protein with major added benefits! These muffins are super moist and protein-packed.  You can add raisins or walnuts or even mini chips! PUMPKIN CONTAINS MAJOR BENEFITS SUCH AS… boosts …

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CBD OIL 101

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The latest buzz in the health industry is CBD oil, but what is it and what can it do for you? CBD is a cannabinoid. It’s from the cannabis plant however,  it doesn’t get you high like marijuana. “Marijuana contains many chemical compounds that create the different characteristics of the plant. Terpenes provide flavors and aromas, while chlorophyll in the leaves makes …

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MEAL PREP MADE EASY

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By  Tammy Patnode Proper meal prep is essential to the success of your contest diet. It doesn’t have to take an enormous amount of time, if you do it efficiently. The following tips are essential to doing it effortlessly! First I suggest hitting up your local Sams Club, Costco or BJs Wholesale Club for the best prices on your contest staples. Chicken …

MEET HER BRAND AMBASSADORS

The HerSuppz Brand Ambassador Program was created to honor and support women of all fitness levels who ultimately find their strength despite any obstacles. Ambassadors can come from any occupation, whether an athlete or not, as long as they have a positive story to share about how embracing health and fitness became crucial in their lives. We are looking for women who …

RED WHITE & BLUE CHEESECAKE BITES

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LESS THAN 5 MINUTES TO MAKE! By Tammy Patnode If you have a craving for cheesecake these little tasty treats will have your cravings satisfied for sure! The delicious taste of cheesecake and the addition of your favorite summer fruits and protein powder combined with NOW Foods Better Stevia is the perfect summer combo. Keep them in the freezer for …

EATING FOR AUTOIMMUNE DISEASE

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WHEN YOUR IMMUNE SYSTEM TURNS ON YOU By Tammy Patnode I’ve heard it all too often, people that are diagnosed with an autoimmune disease and are never told that their dietary habits can be adding to the problem. We are in a pill popping society. So much can be avoided simply by changing your lifestyle. The typical American diet is …

3 INGREDIENT PEANUT BUTTER COOKIES

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CRAZY EASY PEANUT BUTTER COOKIES By Tammy Patnode These are by far the easiest, fastest peanut butter cookie recipe you will ever find! In most peanut butter cookie recipes you will find tons of butter, tons of sugar and tons of carbohydrates. The not-so-secret ingredient that binds all that peanuty protein goodness is an… apple!  

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WHY YOU ARE NOT LOSING WEIGHT

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OMG WHY ALREADY???  By Tammy Patnode As a weight loss and contest prep coach, I see every shape and size coming to me trying to improve their health and physiques. I hear so often, “I eat healthy! Why am I not losing weight?!” Here’s why…   YOU ARE DRINKING YOUR CALORIES From wine to fancy coffee drinks, and even plain …

BUILDING A BODY FROM THE VOICE OF EXPERIENCE

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BUILDING TAKES TIME By Tammy Patnode I have been in the gym since I was 15. I picked up my first Muscle & Fitness magazine at age 20 and knew I wanted to look like the athletes they featured. Mind you, there was not many women in the sport then. Cory Everson and Lenda Murray were 2 women I aspired …

PROTEIN PEANUT BUTTER EASTER EGGS

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EASY & HEALTHY PEANUT BUTTER EASTER EGGS By Tammy Patnode Easter is just around the corner and with all those wonderful traditional Easter eggs and sweet treats around the house it would be easy to hop on that chocolate bunny trail of calories! We have an egg-cellent alternative to those peanut butter eggs filling all those Easter baskets and grocery …

WHAT IS REVERSE DIETING & IS IT RIGHT FOR ME

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Reverse Dieting. You have heard of it, but the thought of having to go on yet another diet after your competition or special event makes you want to throw down a greasy burger and say, “the he!! with it!”
Find out exactly what reverse dieting is and if it is something YOU can realistically do …

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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?

JANUARY 2nd IS PERSONAL TRAINER AWARENESS DAY

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If you have ever had the perfect PERSONAL TRAINER you know how valuable they are! They give their time, their passion and their lives to giving you their best!! But did you know they also have a day to be celebrated? Find out how this special day came to be and some great ways to just say, Thank you…

CHRISTMAS PROTEIN FUDGE

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The hustle and bustle of the holidays are in full swing but your scale doesn’t have to be with this delicious Christmas Protein Fudge recipe!!
You don’t have to give up on all the holiday treats when you make this delicious recipe using natural peanut butter, coconut oil and protein powder.

HOW TO PREP FOR 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…

PUMPKIN SPICE PROTEIN FROZEN LATTE

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Be your own Barista! Besides all the money you will save by making this wonderful pumpkin spice protein latte drink at home you will actually be drinking REAL pumpkin instead of all those fake flavors they use at the coffee shop.

PUMPKIN PROTEIN SMOOTHIE

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Winter, Spring, Summer…PUMPKIN! Pumpkin is so good for you and with this super easy, protein-packed smoothie recipe you will be stocking up all year round!

PB&J PROTEIN MUFFINS

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It doesn’t matter how old you are there is just nothing better than a good ol’ PB & J sammie!
The comfort food that all other comfort foods
wish they could be!
They are easy, they fill you up and they are now packed with protein and even easier to grab and go in muffin form!

CHEESECAKE PROTEIN PUDDING

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Enjoy this protein-packed decadent treat just as it is, or spoon pudding into a pre-made graham cracker crust!
Either way this easy dessert will leave you satisfied while still keeping that waist line slim!

BEST ZUCCHINI PROTEIN BREAD

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Whether you get your fruits and veggies from your own backyard, the supermarket or your Saturday morning Farmer’s Market fresh zucchini can be found easily and can be shredded to keep in the freezer for months to use all year round!

DO YOU HAVE WHAT IT TAKES TO COMPETE?

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DEDICATION & COMMITTMENT By Tammy Patnode As a coach, a judge and 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.  

BERRY PROTEIN COOKIES

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Whether you pick them yourself, grab them up at the farmer’s market or buy them from the grocery store, this is the time for all sorts of delicious fresh berries!
This Berry Protein Cookie recipe adds extra protein and will soon become your favorite cookie any time of year!!

GLUTES: EXERCISES YOU HAVE NEVER DONE BUT NEED TO

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There are some women who are blessed with, “Becky, look at her butt” glutes, whose bums are so healthy and strong they could make a living off of them. Literally.
Not all women are blessed with a bodacious badonkadonk so for us, celebrated glutes are going to take a little work.
No boring squats…endless deadlifts or mundane lunges here…

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.

POST CONTEST SURVIVAL GUIDE

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You train hard with a strict diet for 16 weeks leading up to a show. During that time you scour Pinterest and pin all the delicious food recipes you can’t have, but promise yourself that you WILL have once the show is over. Let’s talk about that, the post contest binge. I know after a show the first thing I …

FALL CALORIE CUTTING COOKING IDEAS

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Fall is here and with Thanksgiving and Christmas right around the corner we know how calories can creep up on us! Fall is the best time to take advantage of all the wonderful fruits and vegetables that are at the peak of freshness.  From beets to zucchini and everything in between it is the best time of year to incorporate …

THE HEALTHY APPLE COBBLER

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Fall food loves comfort and nothing is more comfortable than curling up
with your favorite dessert -healthified!
This healthy apple cobbler recipe can easily be doubled using a pie dish.
And trust us when we say, you will want to make more after just one bite of this delicious fall favorite!

HOW TO TRAIN FOR THE OFF SEASON – Tips From Your Trainer

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You train hard and follow a strict diet for 16 weeks before a competition. During that time you roam Pinterest pinning all the food you cant have. You make your boards of all the food you plan to consume once your competition is over. Lets talk about that, the post contest binge. I know after a show the first thing …

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6 MYTHS ABOUT BUYING ATHLETIC SHOES

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Whether in a group or individually, participating in sports has many benefits. Whether it is for the individual or for the generality, the participants need the perfect shoe. Many hidden myths however surround the athletic shoe. Let’s explore, shall we? 🛑Myth One: Buy The Best on the Market “What’s the best running/crossfit/athletic shoe in the market this year?” We can’t …

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6 Ways to Improve Your Body Connection

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Our mind and body are interconnected; to become genuinely grounded, connect with our higher selves, and anchor our minds into the present moment, we must first realize that balance is the key to a healthy lifestyle. Aiming for a balanced life is what makes us complete. Finding the sacred masculine and feminine connected within you is what awakens you. Living …

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 …

THE ONE KEY TO SUCCESS OR FAILURE IN FITNESS

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By Melanie Prew THE WOD I look at the WOD (Workout of the Day) and it is: 5 rounds of: 50 Kettlebell Swings 20 Wall Balls The fear settles in a bit. I shake it aside and set my timer. Before thinking twice, I push the start button and hear, “ 3,2,1,Go!” I grab the Kettlebell and start my swings. I …

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 …

BREATHE! THE IMPORTANCE OF BREATHING IN FITNESS

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By Jane Sandwood Breathing is the only autonomous mechanism of the body that we can control. How and when we breathe dictates much of our overall health.  In fact, inefficient breathing is linked to not only lung and chest pain, but also upper-body muscle aches and fatigue. Strong breathing practices are especially important for workouts (of any variety), because your body needs to …

BEST WORKOUTS FOR TEENS TO STAY HEALTHY AND SMART

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By Michael Morelli As teenagers, there are a lot of benefits that you can get from regular exercise. Not only does it help you stay physically healthy, it also makes you feel more comfortable about yourself. If you are serious about integrating some exercises in your daily activities, you need to consider the effectiveness of the routine that you will …

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. …

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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5 BEST WORKOUT CHANNELS ON YOUTUBE

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WORKOUT WITH YOUTUBE By Faith Ellis There are so many workout channels to subscribe to on YouTube! And we know our FitGirls out there would love to subscribe to every single one, but all you need are a few really great ones. We have helped you narrow down that list to help you get started. Here are 5 of the …

THE WORST WEIGHT LOSS ADVICE EVER

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WEIGHT LOSS ADVICE YOU WILL WANT TO RECONSIDER By Faith Ellis The unfortunate part about the fitness community is that with all of the studies, data, and myths, it’s hard to determine what is truly fact or fiction. Especially when you are first starting out, it can be overwhelming with all of the contradicting information, for instance, how one day …

TIME TO RETHINK YOUR NEW YEAR’S RESOLUTION?

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HAVE YOU GIVEN UP ON YOUR NEW YEAR’S RESOLUTION YET? By Desiree Hendrickson If you are one of the 80% struggling to keep your infamous New Year’s Resolutions, don’t worry.   We are only a quarter of the way through 2018. It is totally okay to take some time to refresh those resolutions! So let’s see how you can get in …

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5 FAVORITE EXERCISES FOR LEGS ABS UPPER | FAITH ENGEN ELLIS

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HerSUPPZ Brand Ambassador Faith Engen Ellis shares with us her 5 favorite exercises to strengthen your abs, legs and upper body!
These exercises are perfect to do at home or if you are not able to get to a gym.
Give them a try and let us know what you think!

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…

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 …