Better Late Than Never (and join me in the 30 day Squat Challenge!)


I know, I know … Workout Thursday just doesn’t sound as good as Workout Wednesday!  But I couldn’t get my act together (blame it on returning to work after a full week of vacation!), so here we are.  Speaking of not having my act together, this post is a bit all over the place.  I’ll…

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Defining Your Motivation and Taking Action


Happy Motivation Monday!  For today’s post, I encourage you to think deeply about your main health/ wellness/ fitness goal, and dig deep to discover the motivation behind the goal, and what you can do to achieve it. (And if you haven’t yet checked out yesterday’s post, which includes 7 ways added sugars sneak into our…

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7 Ways Added Sugars Sneak Into Our Diets


I recently stumbled across this infographic from the Cleveland Clinic, and (aside from scaring me) it spurred the idea for this post.  I believe that one of the biggest health threats to most people today is added sugar.  The key word here is added – I am not against the naturally occurring sugars in fruits,…

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Summer Vegetable Bake


How was your 4th of July?  Did you try my circuit workout?  Hopefully, you’re enjoying a long weekend, but even if you have to work today, I have a recipe for you to look forward to this weekend.  Two foods that “scream summer” to me are tomatoes and basil, and this dish includes both.  I…

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4th of July Circuit Workout (plus views from my recent runs!)


Happy (almost) 4th of July!  I’ve laid out ways to make a holiday weekend healthy, given you a summery recipe to take to your 4th of July parties, and now I’m going to round it out with a 4th of July workout! For Workout Wednesday (and in honor of 4th of July tomorrow), I’m excited…

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