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March 21, 2013 · 3 comments

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Are you a fan of YouTube favorites videos? A favorites video is a showcase of products, typically beauty or fashion related, that YouTubers discovered, fell in love with or have been using regularly that month. It is usually posted a week after the month ends, so a March favorites video would come out in early […]

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I did not start incorporating protein into my workout routine until about 2 years ago. I heard about post workout nutrition but assumed it was for athletes and bodybuilders. Protein supplement education has come a long way, and now as a personal trainer I understand the science and benefits behind it. Despite numerous blog and […]

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The iPhone has thousands of health and fitness apps geared towards helping get you in the best shape of your life. How do you find the best app in the sea of paid and free offerings? In my opinion, here are the 5 best iPhone apps to feed your healthy obsessions. What are your favorite […]

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Having a little fat at each meal is good thing, a very good thing! In college, after I lost my “Freshmen 15” I feared fat.  I steered clear from nuts and cheese.  I was a low-fat junkie.  I was always hungry, in a bad mood and would often restrict myself so much during the day […]

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Remember when I wrote that post about losing our “naturally skinny” metality?  Well, showing your daughter pain and injections are necessary to win beauty pageants might be one of the top choices of “What Not To Do” as a parent to preserve the naturally skinny mentality.  Click the video below to watch the segment from GMA or […]

I’m going to let you all in on a little secret I have.  It’s rather personal but I like sharing, isn’t that why I’m a blogger? I battle irrational decision making when I have PMS.  I tend to make life altering decisions the week before my period.  This causes more than just being called a […]

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If you are not already reading The Huffington Post, you are missing out on some great reads.  I am a news junkie and always have been.  I like to share the latest health headlines but more often than not, I’d like to add my own favorite anecdote from the 90’s, “Duhhhh.”  The HuffPo Health section […]

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Below is an excerpt from my post exclusively written for The Laughing Cow community: Cardio is one of the quickest and most efficient ways to burn calories.  It’s also one of the reasons most people don’t like to work out.  It can be uncomfortable, boring and even painful.  However, cardio improves cardiovascular health and is essential […]

Buying groceries is stressful.  Even the grocery lists provided in magazines for weekly meal planning seem exhausting.  It would cost a fortune to follow to those things to a T.  I mean really, do you need fresh parsley, dill and cilantro?  Sure if I could buy one serving, but that is rarely the case.  Come […]