6 TIPS THAT WILL SAVE YOU MONEY ON YOUR FITNESS JOURNEY

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A new pair of workout capris, a cool twisty-back tank, the latest, ‘has-everything’ treadmill… the fitness world is full of spending opportunities.  It is not hard to indulge in the trendy fitness craze and it is super tempting when a product claims it will make you fit and healthy for good!   In the long-term being healthy should actually save you …

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 …

LEMON GLAZED ZUCCHINI PROTEIN BREAD

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ALL THAT ZUCCHINI Recipe from Jessica Allion 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.  …

EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW TO PERFECT YOUR POWERLIFTING

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REFINE YOUR POWERLIFTING ROUTINE  By Jane Sandwood The United States is seeing an absolute surge of women in powerlifting, and for good reason. Strength training such as squats, deadlifts and bench pressing builds and works so many different muscles, ramps up metabolism and even protects against diabetes, osteoporosis and arthritis. Harvard researchers also found that in a study of 10,500, weight …

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 …

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 …

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.    

YOUR LAST WEIGHT LOSS RESOLUTION | KRISTI ROMERO

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WEIGHT LOSS RESOLUTION By Kristi Romero January 1st is right around the corner. Have you made your New Year’s Resolution?  Is it the same resolution as last year? And the year before that? Does it have something to do with losing weight or getting in shape?  If you answered yes, you are definitely not alone.

GETTING IN THE ZONE WITH THE ZONE DIET

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GET IN THE ZONE By Jane Sandwood To get the results that you want, you have to exercise right, but you also have to eat right. Therefore, you need to have the perfect balance of nutrition and exercise.

5 SUPPLEMENTS YOU SHOULD BE TAKING AND WHY

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  It’s overwhelming when you first decide to commit to a health, wellness and fitness regimen. It’s almost scary enough to completely deter you. Some of you, may be thinking more is better – more cardio, more supplements, and the unfortunate part, less eating.

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!

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! Did you overdo it a bit too much over the holidays or at a party last night? Worrying about it won’t help. No one is perfect.

DRINK UP! HOW TO STAY HYDRATED WHEN WORKING OUT

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3 REASONS TO DRINK MORE By Jane Sandwood How far would you expect your car to go without gas? Not very far, right? So why do we often expect our body to perform at its best when we’re not hydrating ourselves properly?  To stay hydrated when working out can make or break a great workout!

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!

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!

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!

CHOCOLATE PROTEIN LAVA MUG CAKE

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This mug cake recipe is for the serious choco-holics out there! The lava is the hand full of decadent chocolate chips added in the second half of cooking! Worried about the macros? No sweat… …just omit the chocolate chips! We promise this Chocolate Protein LAVA Mug Cake will still be absolutely satisfying!

HOW CAFFEINE CAN GIVE YOUR WORKOUT A BOOST

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September 29th is National Coffee Day!
Thank goodness we can have it every other day of the year too, agreed?
Have you ever wondered how coffee got its magical powers? Take a moment, grab a cup of joe and let Jane Sandwood explain it all for you right here…

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!

YOU DON’T HAVE TO HIT THE GYM TO BUILD MUSCLE

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Sure lifting weights is probably the easiest and most convenient way to build muscle but what if you don’t have weights available? …or what if you just need to change up your workout? There are other ways to build that muscle find out now!

BEST PROTEIN BANANA CAKE

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This banana cake recipe is a great alternative to banana bread, and the added protein powder will keep your diet in check. This cake is a little more dense but still is delicious and moist.
Plus, we top this banana cake with our alternative to the calorie-laden cream cheese frosting usually used!

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?

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?

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!

ELSPETH KATHERINE’S | PUMPKIN CHOCOLATE PROTEIN BARS

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HerSUPPZ.com Featured Favorites Presents Elspeth Katherine, NPC National Competitor (Bikini), Fitness Model Pumpkin and chocolate go together like muscles and mascara!! Throw in your favorite protein and you have got yourself a winning combination! This recipe is not only delicious it is packed with nutrients and taste like you are cheating on your diet!

SO…YOU WANT TO COMPETE | JESSICA ALLION

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MY LOVE/HATE RELATIONSHIP WITH COMPETING I reluctantly start by telling you, I do not have my Pro Card in Women’s Bodybuilding. Nevertheless, 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 of what competing is …

ELSPETH KATHERINE’S | THE TRAVELERS WORKOUT

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HerSUPPZ.com Featured Workout Presents Elspeth Katherine, NPC National Competitor (Bikini), Fitness Model Often when I travel there is a fee to use the gym, I’m limited on equipment, or simply I’m crunched for time, but getting in at least some type of exercise is still important.

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 …

Benefits of BCAA’S

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By Elspeth Katherine, NPC Bikini National Competitor, Fitness Model As a woman getting into fitness I was pretty clueless when it came to the benefits of supplements  and how they could enhance the hard work I was putting in at the gym. Over the past few years I’ve learned a great deal through studying, my own personal trial and error, …

ELSPETH KATHERINE’S | YOUR BEST BUTT WORKOUT

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HerSUPPZ.com Featured Workout Presents Elspeth Katherine, NPC National Competitor (Bikini), Fitness Model One thing we know for sure is that Elspeth knows a thing or two about an awesome butt workout! Elspeth combines all of her best butt exercises to give you the  glutes that you have always dreamed of!    

ELSPETH KATHERINE’S | YOUR BEST LOWER BODY WORKOUT

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HerSUPPZ.com Featured Workout Presents Elspeth Dana, NPC National Competitor (Bikini), Fitness Model This will definitely be YOUR BEST LOWER BODY WORKOUT you will ever do. Pick one, two, three or do all of these exercises in one epic lower body workout.  Either way you are sure to get lower half that will grab your follower’s attention!

ELSPETH KATHERINE’S | YOUR BEST UPPER BODY WORKOUT

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HerSUPPZ.com Featured Workout Presents Elspeth Katherine Dana, NPC National Competitor (Bikini), Fitness Model Looking for the best exercises to get your upper body defined and strong? These are it! Elspeth combines her favorite but tough movements to get your upper body in the best shape of your life! Combine this workout with Elspeth Katherine’s YOUR BEST BUTT WORKOUT or YOUR BEST …

Work it Circuit

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HerSUPPZ.com Featured Workout Presents Jen Jewell, Pro Fitness Competitor, Celebrity Trainer & Cover Model Where is the machine? YOU ARE THE MACHINE. Do the following exercises in order then repeat 3-5 times for a total body workout. 15 burpees jump rope for 2 minutes 10 pushups 25 jump squats mountain climbers for 30 seconds jump rope for 2 minutes jumping …

ELSPETH KATHERINE’S | YOUR BEST TANK TOP WORKOUT

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HerSUPPZ.com Featured Workout Presents Elspeth Dana, NPC National Competitor (Bikini), Fitness Model Do you want to get your shoulders and arms ready for tank top, crop top & bikini season? Are crop tops even in? You will want to bring em back after seeing the results from this awesome workout! The results of Elspeth’s exclusive upper body workout will make …

ELSPETH KATHERINE’S | STRAWBERRY OVERNIGHT OATMEAL

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  HerSUPPZ.com Featured Favorites Presents Elspeth Katherine, NPC National Competitor (Bikini), Fitness Model A little meal prep goes a long way when you are counting macros or watching your calories.  Strawberry Vanilla Overnight Oatmeal is one of the easiest breakfasts to keep you on track and help you reach your goals and manage your mornings all at the same time!

ELSPETH KATHERINE’S | PUMPKIN PROTEIN PANCAKES

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HerSUPPZ.com Featured Favorites Presents Elspeth Katherine, NPC National Competitor (Bikini), Fitness Model Winter, spring, summer…yup…pumpkin! Elspeth combines the wonderful flavor of pumpkin with the delicious taste of Dymatize ISO-100 in Gourmet Vanilla in her Pumpkin Protein Pancake recipe to give you a major dose of protein with major added benefits!   Check out the delicious bonus topping recipe!!

BIKINI BODY BLITZ day one

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HerSUPPZ featured workout presents… Jen Jewell, Pro Fitness Competitor, Celebrity Trainer & Cover Model Believe it or not, bikini season right around the corner, it’s total body tune-up time! Try out the workout below and don’t worry we have Bikini Body Blitz Day Two ready when you are!! Get ready to rock your swimsuits and newly sculpted abs! Results are just …

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 …

MAGIC MEATBALLS EASY AND DELICIOUS

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“My go-to meatballs recipe for the delicious flavor and good clean ingredients.” -Jessica   This is a great recipe to use up that bag of spinach that has been sitting in your frig! Do you have little eaters that do not get enough vegetable? This is a great base recipe to sneak some in if you have too.  You could …

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 …

HEALTHY CARAMEL CORN WITH AGAVE

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  There’s just nothing like the sweet salty taste of popcorn! Our version is a little healthier because we use agave instead of the super sugary version that most recipes use so it won’t hurt your waistline!