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 …

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 …

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 and. But it does not have to be a life sentence and through counseling, treatment, and self-care, addiction is …

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 craving 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.

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.  

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 …

HOW TO ACHIEVE YOUR FITNESS GOALS BY THE END OF THE YEAR

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STILL TIME TO REACH YOUR FITNESS GOALS By Helen Bradford, Guest Blogger Fitness goals – the top priority point of so many New Year’s Resolution lists. However, as it usually goes, most of us somehow forget about the promises we made to ourselves as soon as February takes place. And then we soon realize that the half of the year …

KEEPING YOUR INNER CIRCLE SMALL

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MEASURING UP YOUR INNER CIRCLE By Desiree Hendrickson I’ve been told you are the “average” level of success measured by the 5 people you spend the most time with. If you sat down right now and wrote out the names of those 5 people, where do you stand in that inner circle? How is your time spent with each individual? …

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. …

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 …

GUIDE TO YOUR PRE AND POST WORKOUT ROUTINE

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THE BEFORE & AFTER  By Scarlet Gratton, Guest Blogger 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?  

TIPS TO KICKSTART SUMMER FITNESS

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SUMMER FITNESS KICKSTART By Jane Grates, Guest Blogger Now that we’re heading into summer, we can finally safely say that we’re putting a long, cold, and dreary winter and spring behind us.  Soon our days will be packed with abundant amounts of sunshine, lots of toasty warm temperatures, and the lovely sounds of children playing outside all day long.   

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!  

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.    

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…

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 …

STRAWBERRY PROTEIN COOKIES

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STRAWBERRY PROTEIN COOKIES Recipe courtesy of Ladies, Lattes and Lifting It’s getting closer to the time of when strawberries are at their best, so why not make a new recipe that incorporates these delicious berries? Especially now that my husband and I are growing our own strawberries. Bonus points: These have protein, are low in calories and carbs, and I mean – …

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 …

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.”  

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 BUNNY BAIT

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SUPER KID FRIENDLY So this recipe isn’t exactly super healthy but when you make good choices most of the time that leaves room for some indulgences! When you consistently eat healthy and make the right choices your children need to see that you can have the fun stuff too! Moderation is hard and it takes practice. We couldn’t think of …

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 …

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 …

TRENDING NOW: NAKED EXERCISE

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THE NEW FITNESS TREND IN NEW YORK By Faith Engen Ellis If you workout at a gym, you probably have a routine that consists of carrying a gym bag with you, packed with extra clothes to change into after your routine and a shower. With the latest fitness trend taking over New York, you can skip a step…sort of. Instead …

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 …

SENSUAL ESSENTIAL OILS FOR LOVE, ROMANCE & PASSION

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**CAUTION: WILL CAUSE ROMANCE Out of the basic five senses our sense of smell is often the most under-appreciated and under-utilized. When we smell something it sends a message to and from the brain. You may find a certain scent reminds you of a familiar setting and bring about memories and feelings of another time and place. There are scents …

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? 

5 TIPS TO TRAIN AROUND AN INJURY

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TRAINING WHILE INJURED By Felicia Williams 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 …

COMBAT ACNE USING TEA TREE OIL

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MILLIONS OF ADULTS SUFFER FROM ACNE In fact, an estimated 70% to 90% of young adults, both males and females, suffer from acne prone skin. Recent studies show that there is an increasing amount of adults facing acne issues as well. Yet so many are unable to find a treatment that actually works!

YOUNG LIVING THIEVES VS NOW SOLUTIONS NATURE’S SHIELD

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YOUNG LIVING vs NOW Essential Oils have been around for thousands of years.  The recipes for these oils were written on Egyptian temple walls in hieroglyphics.  The oils were used by doctors and priests who were dedicated to the production and blending of the oils.

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 …

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 …

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.

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

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INSANITY EXPLAINED “Women will get bulky” “You will look like a man” “You shouldn’t lift, just stick to cardio”. Their are tons of ridiculous myths that society and uneducated individuals with no experience will believe. But I am here to tell you… THEY ARE WRONG.

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.

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?  

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.

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.

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.

FINDING THE RIGHT COACH FOR YOU

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  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.  

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!

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.

WHAT FITNESS TRACKER IS RIGHT FOR YOU?

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There are so many new options in wearable fitness trackers, it can be hard to know where to start. Depending on your goals and your personal style, each tracker has something good to offer.

HerSUPPZ Brand Ambassador Felicia Williams shares with you the top choices and which ones are best for you and your lifestyle!

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.

GETTTING TO KNOW HerSUPPZ BRAND AMBASSADOR | DESIREE HENDRICKSON

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  Desiree is a HerSUPPZ Exclusive Brand Ambassador.   She thrives on balance between her impressive personal goals and her empowering professional life. She is strong and smart and loves to learn new ways of challenging herself. We see Desiree’s greatness and know you will quickly see why we chose her to inspire and motivate YOU also.

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!

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!

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…

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!

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!

5 TOP TIPS TO BUY WORKOUT CLOTHES

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Investing in gym clothes can add up quickly between good shoes to run or lift in, leggings that are “squat proof” or a tank that will hold its seams for more than a few washes.

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!

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!

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!

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 …

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!

LEMON RASPBERRY PROTEIN MUFFINS

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The combination of lemon and raspberries are a classic flavor and these lemon raspberry protein muffins are simply the best. These muffins are so delicious!!!
This is a great base recipe for any fruity muffin so any fruit would work!
Try blueberries, rhubarb, strawberries…??? Let us know what you choose we would love to hear how they turn out!

WHAT IT IS REALLY LIKE TO 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.

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.

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!

A BUSY MOM’S 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!

BETA ALANINE 101

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If you have used beta alanine, you have noticed the pins and needles sensation shortly after consuming it.
If you have ever used a pre workout supplement you know what I am talking about. Some people find that feeling irritating, and swear they will never use it again. But, with an idea of what is happening and why, you might want to reconsider.

HIGH PROTEIN VEGGIE BREAKFAST MUFFINS

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As a busy mom Felicia does her best for her family by putting in some extra veggies where she can!
You are going to love these delicious breakfast muffins and your kiddos are going to be grabbing these for an after school snack, a “little something” before ball practice or a treat when you just need something a little sweet!

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.

APRIL IS SEXUAL ASSAULT AWARENESS MONTH

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Sexual assault is any type of sexual contact or behavior that occurs without the explicit consent of the recipient. Falling under the definition of sexual assault are sexual activities as forced sexual intercourse, forcible sodomy, child molestation, incest, fondling, and attempted rape. April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month. It is real and it is devastating. Chances are it has happened to you or someone you know.

ISO-100 STRAWBERRY CHEESECAKE PROTEIN SHAKE

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You can always depend on Dymatize ISO-100 to deliver a pure protein that is 100% whey protein that will satisfy even the most picky protein drinkers! We chose Dymatize ISO-100 for this delicious Strawberry Cheesecake Protein Shake because we know it is berry berry good!

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…

CAPPUCCINO PROTEIN MUG CAKE

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This Cappuccino Mug Cake is for the serious choco-holic out there!
A couple scoops of this, a couple scoops of that and you have yourself a super-easy, super protein-packed snack or dessert that will satisfy any serious chocolate fanatic!!

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 eating clean and not getting stuck in a food rut.

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!

TIPS FOR STAYING MOTIVATED IN COLLEGE #GYMLIFE

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Staying motivated and being consistent in a healthy lifestyle isn’t always easy. Add the pressures of college life and you have yourself trying to squeeze a 48-hour day into 24 hours. We asked Libby Menz how she juggles nursing school, the gym and good eating skills all at once…

CHOCOLATE PROTEIN MINT SMOOTHIE

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    The refreshing taste of chocolate and mint will be the perfect way to finish that great workout you just had! This Chocolate Protein Mint Smoothie using our #1 selling NutraBio protein will give your muscles what they need…not to mention your sweet tooth!

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…

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!

EATING FOR A HEALTHY HEART

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Eating for a healthy heart does not have to be boring!
You have many options for amazing food and flavor while keeping your health in check.
Check out some of these tips and suggestions to get you started on the right path.

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!

TOP 10 WAYS TO A HEALTHY HEART

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February is Heart Health Month!! We have 10 simple ways to keep your ticker ticking!! Don’t forget to check out our heart pumping workouts too!

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…

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.

WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT THYROID DISEASE

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The main purpose of thyroid hormone is to “run the body’s metabolism,” it is understandable that people with this condition will have symptoms associated with a slow metabolism.” Find out what you need to know about your thyroid..

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.

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!!