Weight-Lifting

Should women lift weights?

ABSOLUTELY!!! A common mistake among women is to overdo the cardio and avoid the weights in fear of "bulking up" This is ironic because weight training is the best form of exercise that will create that "toned & defined" look that so many women are seeking! The main reason that women won't bulk up is the hormone, testosterone- women produce 1/20th the level of men. Weight training not only creates that desired toned & firm look, the lean … [Read More...]

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Progress not Perfection

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Progress not Perfection

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Exercise & Nutrition Facts

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What’s a calorie really worth?

Greetings everyone, There is a lot of confusion around the importance of healthy nutrition & how it applies to exercise. So this week’s topic for … [Read More...]

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Why “not” Splenda?

Every single day I see a new post on social media or someone is attempting to get me to try and/or sell ViSalus shakes, and every single time, I cringe and my … [Read More...]

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Why strength training?

April 19, 2011 by Nichole Rae If your goal is weight loss or just general health then read on and discover why strength training is so critical to your … [Read More...]

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Nichole’s Favorite Recipes

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Purple Sweet Potato Pie

Healthy Purple Sweet Potato Pie with Almond Crust – no added sugar and gluten free! This recipe made enough to fill a 9″ pie pan and a small ramekin, so you can probably cut back the recipe to 2/3 for just the 9″ pie pan. What you see below is the full recipe. For the […]

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Paleo Sweet Potato Chili

  Yes, you read it right – and it’s the bomb “literally”! When it comes to food I work hard to see it for what it is – fuel for my body. This recipe is great for a post-workout meal, to clear a stuffy head or to simply warm the insides on cold days. It […]

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