Lifestyle

This is it. The last weekend to shop for Christmas or Hanukkah. I always wait until late minute and subsequently get super stressed out. But studies say giving actually makes us feel better and is beneficial to our health. Well, once we have figured out what to give, I guess it does…  To reap the […]

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Stockings are funny and many families have various traditions regarding them. In my family, we open our stockings first, then eat breakfast – which is always a homemade coffee cake and now a healthier quiche, then open presents one at a time, taking turns and then shower – workout – whatever until family comes over […]

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Today’s post is taken from my exclusive app. Typically, each week I provide new meal plans featuring a range of different diets from vegan to Paleo. The plans feature recipes, meal ideas and/or an easy to follow weekly meal planner that doesn’t cost an arm and a leg. his week I decided to change things […]

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This year, I headed up to Portland, Maine for Thanksgiving with Roomie and his family. After teaching at 9am, taking Derek’s class at Barry’s at 10:15 and then teaching at noon, we drove up in the middle of the snow storm to Vacationland. It looked more like Christmas than Thanksgiving when we arrived! Despite the […]

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I’m traveling for Thanksgiving and will not have access to a gym AND we are set to get hit with a snowstorm so running outdoors might not be the safest way to workout. Luckily, I shot this 10-min no equipment cardio workout for this exact scenario.  We filmed this workout video in real time so […]

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I have had Thanksgivings where I probably did consume nearly 4500 calories from the minute I woke up to the time I went to bed, which is the average number American’s consume on T-Day. I would like to hope that is not true since I started this blog but I am not someone that is […]

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When you think of portion control, you think of your fist, a thumb or deck of cards to correctly learn how much food you should be eating. We know how much we are “supposed” to eat but we just can’t seem to stick to that magic number. The USDA says Americans eating 500 more calories […]

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Motivation Monday Quotes

November 10, 2014 · 7 comments

Need some motivation this Monday morning? You’ve come to the right place. Monday is actually my favorite day of the week because it gives you a chance to start fresh. Yes, you can start fresh on Tuesday or Wednesday or even Saturday but Monday feels like the most logical day, right? Instead of dreading it, […]

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Back in August, I had a secret shoot in Boston where I got to wear the most comfortable high heels all around the city. Sounds like an oxymoron, right? I usually have a love/hate relationship with high heels because I want to wear them but I have the hardest time finding ones that are comfortable. […]

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I’m all for moderation but Halloween is anything but… be honest with yourself. No, one mini sized Snickers bar is not going to kill you or even cause you to gain weight. Enjoying two or three in one sitting won’t either. But is Halloween really an excuse to eat 4 minis a day until October […]

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