• 5 Fruits for Weight Loss and Glowing Skin Title Image

    The 5 Best Fruits for Weight Loss (and Glowing Skin!)

    I seldom touched on diet topics in the past because I believe that the “perfect diet” doesn’t really exist and what works will vary depending on the individual, their goals, and their dietary preferences.  And I’m not an nutritionist. (I studied nutrition for my personal training certification, but it was more of a high level overview.) But I realized that…

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    Home Workouts

    How My New 4-Week Workout Plan for Weight Loss Will Kickstart Your Fitness Journey (No Equipment Required!)

    For a few months, I’ve been toiling away to create something that I feel is really missing in the home-fitness universe: A 4-week workout plan for weight loss, no equipment required – but that’s DOABLE for beginners and people who are struggling with time, budget, and motivation to work out consistently. Something simple but effective.  Something that skips the overwhelm…

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    The 21 Best Fitness Gifts Under $100

    It’s true the leaves are only just starting to change, but the reality is the holidays are right around the corner. It’s definitely not too soon to start thinking about what gifts to get for your friends and family. But the fitness nut on your list can be a bit tricky, especially if you’re on a budget. The good news is…

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    Honest Fabletics Review – Is VIP Membership Worth the Money?

    Fabletics’ ads have been peppered throughout my Facebook newsfeed for years now.  I’ve always been curious about the brand, and from time to time I’ve clicked through to their website to look around. But I was wary of the VIP membership, and the discounts seemed a bit too good to be true, so I resisted the temptation to buy for…

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    The 7 Best Ab Rollers on the Market for a Toned Midsection

    I love a good ab workout and do my fair share of planks, leg lifts, and crunches.  Honestly, I was even starting to get a little bit smug about my core strength. Then I got an ab roller and was instantly humbled! This simple training tool takes your ab workouts To. The. Next. Level. Not only that, ab rollers are…

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    Jillian Michaels Body Revolution Review – My Results After 3 Months

    If you have followed this blog at all, you will already know that I am an avid Jillian Michaels fan.  Her workout programs are tough, engaging, and perhaps most importantly – effective. By now, I have completed many of her programs, including her well-known DVDs 30 Day shred and Ripped in 30.  But perhaps the most epic program of all…

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    The 8 Best Exercise Bikes Under 500 Bucks

    Stationary bikes are one of my favorite pieces of equipment for getting a killer cardio session at home. It’s right up there with the rowing machine. I got into indoor cycling and spinning about three years ago when I had to give up running due to a hip injury. I quickly became obsessed with it and discovered that indoor biking…

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    Fitness Tips

    Avoiding Bad Fitness Advice

    How to Parse Through a Plethora of Fitness Information Without Getting Confused, Misguided, or Overwhelmed Lately, I’ve been on a real reading kick. In particular, I’ve made it my mission to learn everything I can about longevity. And one of the recurring topics that appear again and again is intermittent fasting (or IF).   So in turn, I’ve been reading a…