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The 8 Best Foods For Abs - Spinach

Here Are My 7 Favorite Healthy Food Staples Plus Benefits

I discovered many new ingredients while participating in the FEEL IT, SEE IT, SHARE IT NEW YEAR CHALLENGE this past December (and I loved the experience so much that I’m doing the challenge again this month with my husband).   I decided to put together a list of my favorite, most versatile staple ingredients and list the benefits and uses because it’s important to know exactly what we’r ...[Read More]

INTENSE Home 6 Min Ab Workout for a FLAT Stomach

INTENSE Home 6 Min Ab Workout for a FLAT Stomach

No fluff, just a serious killer intense ab workout for a flat stomach. If you really want it, you need to train like this! While they saying ‘abs are made in the kitchen’ is partially true, you don’t develop strength and tone in the kitchen. Add to that, a strong core is crucial not just for aesthetics, but rather for EVERYTHING you do physically. It keeps you strong and protects your back. If you ...[Read More]

5 Tips and Tricks To Help Keep New Year’s Resolutions

5 Tips and Tricks To Help Keep New Year’s Resolutions

Now that you’ve set your health and wellness goals for 2018, you’re ready to (or have already) put them into motion. Whether your goal is to eat cleaner, amp up your fitness routine, and/or implement more self-care into your daily routine, first take a moment to CONGRATULATE yourself for kicking the new year off right.  However, we all know that it can be tough to stick to a new routine, especiall ...[Read More]

Fit, Strong and Sexy - Lean Clean Green Box Review

New Year… NEW BOX!! A Review of the Lean Clean Green Box from Babbleboxx

This post is sponsored by BabbleBoxx.com. With the New Year upon us, and intentions to make positive changes, set new goals and aim for a year of increased growth, success and happiness, it was the perfect time to partner with BabbleBoxx to try out some products. BabbleBoxx sent me a curated box of wellness goodies so I could be ready to conquer my 28 Day NEW YEAR Fitness challenge AND elevate my ...[Read More]

Fit, Strong and Sexy - The Body Transforming Home Workout

The Body Transforming Home Workout

It never fails to amaze me how so many of us will spend both money and time we don’t have on expensive clothing, designer accessories, aesthetic treatments, expensive brunches and dinners, yet claim not to have the time, money (insert ‘reason’ here), on the most important thing you can: your health and fitness! To be ‘real’ with you, we know it’s not about the designer ensemble you have on or how ...[Read More]

Shrimp & Veggies in Parchment Paper

Shrimp & Veggies in Parchment Paper

Easy Dinner Recipe: Shrimp in Parchment Paper This is one of my absolute favorite fresh and tasty recipes right now. Not only is it loaded with veggies and protein, really easy to make, and gluten-free, but it’s ready in under 30 minutes and has minimal cleanup. Ingredients: Parchment paper 5-6 cooked frozen shrimp Bok choy Bean sprouts (not soy) Shiitaki mushrooms Braggs Amino Acid (or othe ...[Read More]

Fit, Strong and Sexy - New Year Fitness Giveaway with Slimvance and GNC!!

New Year Fitness Giveaway With Slimvance and GNC!!

LOSE WEIGHT, TONE UP AND WIN THIS NEW YEAR! FIVE Lucky Winners Will Receive this Revolutionary NEW Slimming Supplement: SLIMVANCE What is it? Being Called the NEW ERA of Weight Management, Slimvance has been extensively studied and tested on healthy overweight invdividuals (male and female), and the results have been truly incredible. SLIMVANCE™ targets the hips and belly and can help with those p ...[Read More]

28 Days: My Experience With The Feel It, See It, Share It New Year Challenge

28 Days: My Experience With The Feel It, See It, Share It New Year Challenge

I did the FEEL IT, SEE IT, SHARE IT NEW YEAR CHALLENGE.   I’m not going to lie – I didn’t know what to expect or what I would get out of it. That uncertainty coupled with all of the holiday party temptations and a dry December (which is pretty much the most difficult time to not drink alcohol) made me a bit uneasy going into the month. But, now that it is over I am SO glad I did it. (An ...[Read More]

Happy Holidays! Melanie Kotcher’s Fave Playlist for Working Out, Travel, and More.

Happy Holidays! Melanie Kotcher’s Fave Playlist for Working Out, Travel, and More.

Hi everyone! Melanie Kotcher here.   HERE is my fave playlist that I use in my private Pilates sessions.   It gets me totally pumped as soon as I put it on (it’s more upbeat than what you might hear in most Pilates classes because I like a little extra cardio boost from time to time).   Want a little motivation while cooking that holiday meal? Or maybe you just want a jolt of ...[Read More]

Fit, Strong and Sexy - The 8 Best Foods For Abs

The 8 Best Foods For Abs

Personal Note: This post was written by Layla of Howtonight.com, another fitness and wellness blogger who is looking to grow her audience. I am a big advocate of supporting others in their goals, personal or professional, so in an doing so I will occasionally feature others as guest writers. I don’t believe in competition, we should all support others, and if we have the platform to do so, w ...[Read More]

5 Holiday Party Tips & Tricks: How To Have Fun And Stay Healthy

5 Holiday Party Tips & Tricks: How To Have Fun And Stay Healthy

Holiday season is upon us, and there are tons of parties and celebrations – which means plenty of opportunities to be tempted to eat and drink more than usual. But just because you want to be health-conscious doesn’t mean you have to miss out on all the fun. And it goes the other way around too – you don’t have to over-indulge in order to have fun. Moderation always wins in the end. Th ...[Read More]

Fit, Strong, and Sexy - Max Calorie Burn Holiday Workout

Max Calorie Burn Holiday Workout!

It’s little red dress + super indulge season (paradox to our bodies right)? Not when you have this kind of workout! It’s time to rock the stilettos and feel fit, strong and of course, sexy as you light up the room – plus I think you will have so much FUN doing this workout with me, and my darling guest, Kelsey Lee (in our ridiculous holiday outfits –we took ugly Christmas sweat to a new level). Th ...[Read More]

New Year Fitness Challenge is HERE! Plus Q&A video with Amanda Russell

New Year Fitness Challenge is HERE! Plus Q&A video with Amanda Russell

Check out the below Q&A with Amanda Russell as we discuss sustainable healthy lifestyle change, New Year’s resolutions, the importance of community, the upcoming FEEL IT, SEE IT, SHARE IT NEW YEAR CHALLENGE, and much more! FEEL IT, SEE IT, SHARE IT NEW YEAR CHALLENGE First, you’ll feel it. Next, you’ll see it. Then, you’ll wanna share it. So, we’re deep into the holiday season and New Ye ...[Read More]

Fit, Strong, and Sexy - Healthy Holiday Guide

Amanda’s Healthy Holiday Guide

“Tis the season…. the most Exciting, yet Frenetic and Stressful time of the year. "Healthy" and "Holiday" seem like a paradox? Let me guess, your exercise regimen tend to fall off the wagon (or sled) in an attempt to keep up with everything going on? Meal planning and healthy eating becomes the exception versus the rule.   And relaxing and enjoying the seasons festivities ...[Read More]

Top 3 Fitness Concerns this Holiday

Top 3 Fitness Concerns this Holiday

I have an important conversation going on with one of my personal coaching groups, which I felt I needed to share because I know it’s something we all face in our own way. First, this conversation actually came about because several of the members asked to extend our program BECAUSE of how worried they were about the upcoming holidays, and more specifically how they could navigate through them whi ...[Read More]

I got STYLED! The YogaClub Box Review

I got STYLED! The YogaClub Box Review

Subscription boxes are all the rage right now. Here’s what happened when I tried subscription fitness clothing box Yoga Club. *This video is Sponsored by YogaClub. All opinions are my own. I don’t stand behind anything I don’t truly love and recommend. ♥ One thing I WILL say, it doesn’t matter how cute your yoga and fitness clothing are, it’s the body and girl inside that make th ...[Read More]