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.  

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.  

YOUR DIGESTIVE SYSTEM & YOUR GUT

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TRUST YOUR GUT By Christine Anne Schmieden Poor digestion affects 70 million people every day. Think about it. Our digestive system manages a number of important processes from the breakdown of our food to nutrient absorption to running a two lane highway for communication to and from the brain. If our digestive system is in order, we feel great. If …

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…

HOW TO KNOW YOU ARE AT YOUR GOAL WEIGHT

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WHAT IS YOUR GOAL WEIGHT? By Desiree Hendrickson If you’re like a majority of the population, you’ve probably tried some kind of diet or cleanse at one point or another that you believed would help you achieve your goal weight. You  have also possibly gone through extreme highs and lows in search to find that perfect goal weight. That target …

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 …

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 …

ARE YOU GETTING ENOUGH SODIUM?

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SALT101 By Tammy Patnode We are always told to avoid sodium for the negative effects it has on the body.   But what about the positive effects? 

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.

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 often times end up failing and not meeting these goals. The New Year brings New Year’s resolutions.   So let’s set goals the SMART way so you can be …

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.

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.

MY TOP 3 PODCASTS ON NUTRITION AND FITNESS

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  Podcasts are becoming a big thing, especially with Sirius radio options now. You can also listen to them on your phones and download a whole podcast segment. A podcast is an episodic series of audio or video segments. They can be short or long, and the subject ranges from politics to absolutely random content.

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!

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!

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!

FIBER FACTS 101 – ARE YOU GETTING ENOUGH

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Dietary fiber is a carbohydrate.
In the last several decades carbs have gotten a bad rap, but fiber helps you feel fuller longer which aids in weight loss.
If an item contains fiber it is listed on a nutrition label as either soluble fiber or insoluble fiber. Both have incredibly substantial health benefits.

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!

THE COMPETITOR’S KITCHEN

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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.

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…

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.

LAST MINUTE GIFT IDEAS FROM HERSUPPZ

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Do you need some gift ideas? Are you still trying to get everything you need for all the people on your Christmas list? No worries!
HerSUPPZ makes it easy to get all the gifts you need from the casual exerciser to the hard core workout warrior. HerSUPPZ makes it a one stop shop with super fast shipping and no hassle ordering!
Here are just a few of our favorite things that we know will make everyone on your fit list overjoyed to step up their game!!

HOW TO FIND BALANCE DURING THE HOLIDAYS

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‘Tis the season for cookies at the office party, your mother-in-law’s killer pumpkin pie, and cupcakes at 8pm for your kid’s class. With the holiday season right around the corner, you may be worried about the dreaded holiday weight gain, but it’s possible to enjoy November through New Year’s without completely getting off track.

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 …

ARE ESSENTIAL OILS SAFE TO CONSUME-FAQS

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NOW essential oils are manufactured and tested to be the highest quality and purity available, but why do some manufacturers allow for ingesting their essential oils while others do not? Find out exactly what is “safe” to ingest, what is not “safe” to ingest and why…

WHAT TO LOOK FOR IN MEAL REPLACEMENT SHAKES

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We all know that a “balanced” meal should consist of a proper protein source to rebuild the body and muscles, carbohydrates to fuel your energy, and good, healthy fats to keep you fuller longer. When you are looking for meal replacement shakes you should expect no different.

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.

6-PACK AT THIRTY-6 BLOG #4

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DID SOMEONE SAY CHEAT MEAL? | Blog #4 By Mary Sheckler Two weeks of eating clean. Two weeks of the same food   …everyday. Two little words spoken to me… Cheat Meal. Say what? My diet coach is telling me to have a cheat meal? Really? Already? I actually kind of panicked. Like, what am I going to eat? What …

6-PACK AT THIRTY-6 BLOG #3

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ALL ABOUT THAT DIET | Blog #3 By Mary Sheckler “Because you know I’m all about that diet  ‘Bout that diet, no pizza I’m all about that diet  ‘Bout that diet, no sugar I’m all about that diet ‘Bout that diet, no cheating  I’m all about that diet ‘Bout that diet… diet… diet… “ This week we kept my nutrition plan exactly …

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!

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 …

SIMPLE – WHY ARE HEALTHY FOODS NOT HEALTHY

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“Why aren’t all of these “healthy foods” healthy?  It’s so confusing?”  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.  

SIMPLE – Simply Creative

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Do you like the idea of eating healthy but think it won’t taste very good?  Do you think it will get boring?  Eating “clean” can be really delicious.  It definitely does not have to be boring.  For the last 4 months my diet has been basically the same dozen foods, every day.  I still discover new ways to prepare my …

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 …

SIMPLE – Meal Planning Emotionally

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Meal prep sounds great in theory to many people, it’s kind of like those great ideas we pin on Pinterest for organizing the house or all the great workouts that we will try; some day. So far I have shared ideas on how to physically meal prep and make healthy adjustments to your eating habits. This week I am going …

SIMPLE – Snacks

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Grabbing a fast prepackaged snack seems like such a good idea when we are hungry. Then there is the guilt when we realize that half the chips are gone or that pack of cookies is like a rock in our stomach. Just like with meals, planning your snacks ahead of time can be huge help. You can meet some of …

SIMPLE – Enjoy Locally Grown Produce

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Summer is here and no one wants to spend hours planning meals, grocery shopping or cooking in a hot kitchen. It’s also a time when there is an abundance of fresh local produce available, if you know where to find it. Once you locate all those delicious flavors of summer, you have to have a plan for preparing them before …

SIMPLE – Nutrition Labels

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I posted a survey this past week about nutrition labels. Thanks to everyone that provided input. It was interesting to learn what people are focusing on as they choose their groceries. There was not one particular category that more people chose than others. Calories, fat, protein, sugar content, ingredients and other items were all important to different people in different …

SIMPLE – Eating Healthy on Vacation

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It’s that time of year when we seem to spend more time traveling; attending weddings, graduations, showers, reunions and vacations.  While it is challenging enough to keep your healthy choices on track at home – traveling offers a whole new set of obstacles.   Your schedule is different.  You have no idea what your options will be and the last …

SIMPLE – Veggies and Breakfast

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  Side dishes and breakfast ideas to make meal prep easier Last week we covered some ways to make your week easier by preparing the protein portion of your meals for the week ahead of time. This week we will cover prepping veggies and “starches” for the week along with a few ideas to simplify breakfast.

SIMPLE – Meal Prep – Basic Proteins

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Last week I shared some ideas to add more variety and nutritional value into your meals. Maybe you have picked up on a theme of planning ahead to improve the quality and quantity of meals that you eat at home. This week I am going to go over some ideas to prepare food in just a couple hours that can …

SIMPLE – Nutrition Ninja

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Eating healthy always sounds great until you are faced with a food or food group that you aren’t crazy about.  Then what?  Factor in a family where everyone like and dislikes different things and you can end up playing short order cook or just resorting to the drive thru….again. So how do you get everyone to eat the same balanced …

SIMPLE – Making Healthy Meals

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Making healthy meals from scratch (that everyone likes) while juggling work, carpool and other activities can quickly become overwhelming. Then there is the whole issue of grocery shopping, reading labels can take forever and what are those big long words? Who has time for all of that?

Probiotics

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Probiotics, We have 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. Let’s start with what probiotics are. Probiotics is a broad term for a variety of good bacteria that aid …

The Benefits of Green Tea

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Green tea possesses an incredible amount of health benefits and I recommend everyone include it in their daily supplement regimen. Much of these benefits are linked to the high antioxidant content of flavonoids, which have anti-allergenic, anti-viral, and anti-carcinogenic properties. Green tea can even protect you from cardiovascular disease. In addition to it’s health benefits it will also aid in …

THE BENEFITS OF PROTEIN

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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 the body. Your …

Nutrition Facts Label and What You Need to Know

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The Nutrition Facts Panel and the Ingredients List is the only place manufacturer’s HAVE to tell the TRUTH and it is typically found on the back of the package. Manufacturers can tell you whatever they want on the front of a package to get the consumer to purchase their products. The more we know the better we can make healthier …

HOW MANY CALORIES ARE RIGHT FOR YOU

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1,200… 1,400… 1,600… DO YOU EVEN KNOW?   By Kristi Romero How many calories you should be consuming? Is your goal to shed some unwanted pounds? Maybe you read 1,200 to lose weight in a fitness magazine. Or maybe you heard your friend is eating 1,000 calories and it worked for her to drop 20lbs so you decide to try …

Post-Workout Nutrition

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Post-workout meal – Finish eating 30-60 minutes after training. I prefer not to rush and allow hunger to give me the cue of when it’s time to eat. Consume a fast digesting protein source to stimulate protein synthesis post training. This will help establish a greater muscle protein turnover rate (building lean muscle mass) and prevent muscle protein breakdown (muscle …

THE BENEFITS OF DIETARY PROTEIN

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When working with clients it is typical for them to joke about the amount  of dietary protein I eat as a competitive amateur bodybuilder. They often question why I recommend a diet high in dietary protein with the common fear that they will become “bulky” like me if they begin to eat this certain way. Some people are confused about this …

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 the FOOD!! Don’t let all the wonderful food derail your “good intentions”! Pay attention to serving size …you have heard …

5 TIPS FOR SURVIVING THE HOLIDAYS

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  Surviving the holidays is possible and we are smack dab in the middle of the craziness of the Holiday Season. Comfort foods, family recipes, eggnog, pumpkin and peppermint are welcomed with open arms. However, the extra holiday pounds that may tag along are probably not as welcomed.