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Keen on Quinoa

March is National Nutrition Month so I’d like to turn the spotlight on one of the world’s most powerful foods. If you haven’t heard of this super food yet get ready to indulge in a perfect plant protein loaded with … Continue reading

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Your Best Booty Workout

Ok ladies, let’s be honest…when it comes to our bodies the booty is a major concern. More and more women are turning to plastic surgeons for implants and injections in their backsides….OUCH! Yet the look most women are aiming for … Continue reading

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Feeling Sore? Blame DOMS!

Personally, I love the feeling of muscle soreness I experience the day after a heavy training session. It lets me know that I targeted those muscles precisely and challenged them to grow. When we engage in an exercise with increased … Continue reading

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Stop Comparing Yourself and Start Being Yourself

Over the course of a day each one of us is estimated to have 60,000 thoughts. Whether or not those thoughts are positive or negative is completely up to you. Inevitably, some percentage of your thoughts may drift towards worry, … Continue reading

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Rise and Shovel! Your body will thank you.

Those of you who know me well realize that I aim to workout, in some way or another, every single hour of the day. I skip a step every time I am climbing the stairs and my bottom has not … Continue reading

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Beware the Snack Attack

Although I hate to admit it, even as a fitness competitor, there are days when I just can’t seem to stop snacking. It’s as if my stomach is a bottomless pit and I am ruled by an insatiable hunger that … Continue reading

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Quitting is not an option when you hire a Personal Trainer

For many people 2013 marked the year that they would take charge of their health by developing a regular fitness and nutrition regimen. Yet as the month of January quickly passes, oftentimes the new years resolutions begin to fade. The … Continue reading

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Roasted Pumpkin Seeds

Tis the season for candy apples and pumpkin carving.  This year’s world record went to Ron Wallace of Rhode Island who grew a massive 2,009 lb. pumpkin for which he was awarded $15,500 at the Topsfield Fair.  For those of … Continue reading

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For those of you who are new to the various methods of cardio training, HIIT stands for High Intensity Interval Training.  There is a great debate as to its benefits or lack thereof yet I can personally attest to the amazing changes … Continue reading

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Baked Salmon with Yogurt Dill Sauce

Many people have told me that they are reluctant to cook fish at home because they have difficulty creating a seafood dish that is both simple and flavorful.  This recipe is super quick and easy and produces a restaurant-worthy dish … Continue reading

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