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 …

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 …

HOW SOCIAL MEDIA CAN DAMAGE YOUR FITNESS GOALS

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

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 …

10 WARMUP SECRETS TO RAMP UP YOUR EXERCISE ROUTINE

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By Ashley Lipman   Want to climb to new heights in your regular exercise session? Effectiveness depends on your warmups a lot more than you probably realize.   Dynamic warmup techniques are now the gold standard when it comes to warming up in the world of sports, cheerleading squads, dance teams, and a host of other high-intensity team efforts.   …

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 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 …

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. …

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?  

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…   YOU ARE DRINKING YOUR CALORIES From wine to fancy coffee drinks, and even plain …

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 …

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.”  

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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.     Do you want to know what really happens to your amazing female body when …

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.

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.  

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!

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.

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!

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.

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!

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!

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.

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…

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…

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!

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.

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…

TOP 10 GIFTS FOR THE FIT FREAK ON YOUR GIFT LIST

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The holidays are coming and we all know at least ONE fit freak that loves to get …even more freaky fit!
Here are HerSUPPZ top ten gifts for the fitness freak in your life!

FINDING THE POSITIVE IN BREAST CANCER

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

HOW TO FEEL CONFIDENT IN YOUR OWN SKIN…RIGHT NOW!

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It doesn’t matter what size we are most women have struggled with the way they look at one time or another. We all have caught ourselves saying we are not this enough or we are not that enough. How do we get past that? How do we learn to look at all the good we have? Here are some ways to learn to do just that…

BE THE GIRL WHO CAN DO BOTH WITH SUCCESS

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

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!

THE BENEFITS OF ROCKTAPE

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You’ve probably been watching the Olympics and Paralympics? You’ve probably seen some of the athletes all taped up. For instance legs, shoulders, knees, chest etc? That tape isn’t just for show or to look fancy.

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.

FROM SETBACKS TO STRIDES | HEATHYR STANICS

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IT ALL STARTED WITH A BREAKUP By Heathyr Stanics It all started with a breakup. Now I know that’s not a positive way to start a bio, but I swear it gets good. In 2011 I split from my then fiancé, and as it neared it’s ugly end, I turned to food and alcohol for comfort, as many women do. …

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.  

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 MOM’S JOURNEY TO THE STAGE | BLOG 1

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

HELP FOR PROBLEM KNEES

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So many people have knee problems. You can use these exercises as pre-hab or re-hab. That means you can use them to prevent injuries in addition with your current training program or to rehabilitate an already existing problem. Always make sure to consult your physician before you begin an exercise program.

Mary’s ON THE BALL CLASS – Week 6

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ON THE BALL CLASS Week 6 from 6-PACK at THIRTY-6 Blog #7 PREPPING FOR SUCCESS will get every muscle worked…no joke. Stability ball exercises are a great way to change up your standard exercises and give them a brand new twist!

6-PACK AT THIRTY-6 Blog #7

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

Mary’s LIFT CIRCUIT – Week 5

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Mary’s LIFT CIRCUIT – Week 5 is here to get you in shape for summer! This workout is a part of a Blog series from Mary’s 6-PACK at THIRTY-6 that will motivate and inspire you to be the best you can be no matter what your STRENGTH is!

6-PACK AT THIRTY-6 Blog #6

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You can’t have progress without pain and I can handle the pain of muscle soreness.
But…
I had my serious doubts over this journey last week. I am putting in all this work and I am not really seeing the changes. I have never really had the best self-confidence about my body…

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 …

PERFORMANCE NUTRITION FOR THE CROSSFIT ATHLETE

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CrossFit has taken the fitness industry by storm with more and more people joining the CrossFit community every day. This growth hasn’t been without controversy. Most notable are the discussions about the frequency in which someone gets injured. Find out how minimize the risk of injury so you can maximize your STRENGTH!

MARY’S ON THE BALL CLASS – WEEK 2

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STRENGTH CORE & CARDIO OTB Week 2 from Blog #3 This workout is from the blog series Mary’s 6-Pack at Thirty-6.   If you thought week 1 of Mary’s ON THE BALL workout was challenging…  just wait.  OTB week 2 workout will have you lovin’ every tough minute of this fun workout and well on your way to those 6-PACK ABS!

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 …

MARY’S ON THE BALL CLASS – WEEK 1

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STRENGTH CORE & CARDIO OTB Week 1 from Blog #2 This workout is from the blog series Mary’s 6-Pack at Thirty-6.   This workout is no joke.  Get ready to work your entire lower body and upper body with only 3 moves each.  Don’t think your finished though Mary tosses in some core and cardio to really get that heart rate …

6-PACK AT THIRTY-6 BLOG #1

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ABSOLUTELY COMMITTED | BLOG #1 By Mary Sheckler This is the first of a series of blogs that will take us on Mary’s journey to achieving her goal of getting 6-pack abs.   From her training to her nutrition find out exactly what it takes to get those chiseled abs! In two short months I will be turning 36, which in …

Why Integrated Supplements Whey Isolate Protein is Right for YOU

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By Ryan Clark We know you are a busy mom and wife but tell me more about Karen Voigts. My husband Adam and I have three children; 7, 5, and 1. I work full time as a commodity broker and Adam is a farmer. We feed cattle and have a custom baling and wrapping business, I primarily help with the …

TOP 5 REASONS WHY WOMEN SHOULD LIFT WEIGHTS

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

MY FIRST COMPETITION | MAKING THE HARD LOOK EASY

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    An item that’s been on my bucket list was to compete in a bodybuilding show. It was the fall of my junior year in college and I had just moved into a small apartment with three friends of mine. I wasn’t sure how I was going to manage all my time but I was determined that I was …

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 …

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 …

CROSSFIT WORKOUT OF THE DAY #003

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WOD #003   12 minute AMRAP 4 push press 8 SDHD 12 front squats   Good luck.  Post progress in comments. For more daily WOD’s  click here.   We would love to hear from you! Leave your love in the comment section below or email us at [email protected]!! Like us on  Facebook,  follow us on  Twitter,  Pinterest, YouTube and  Instagram! Don’t …

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.