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Going to Extremes to Create Balance

This topic doesn’t seem like it should make sense… but bear with me. If you are an all or nothing person (like me)… you might still have a GOOD chance of creating positive changes in your life! I just completed

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Muscle Matters: 5 Secrets to Change Your Body Composition

Strength training will change your life. It changed mine, and I’ll never go back. I grew up obese, sedentary, and unhealthy in every way possible. I suffered from depression and had zero self-esteem. It wasn’t until after high school that

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5 Whole30 Crockpot Freezer Meals and a done-for-you Grocery List

Are you crazy busy during the week but still want to have healthy home cooked meals for your family? I’ve got your solution- say it with me- SLOW COOKER MEALS! I’ve recently discovered the amazing benefit of freezing meals ahead

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3 Desserts that will make you HEALTHIER!

It’s the heat of the summer and you know what that means? Cookouts, BBQs, and lots of other outdoor celebrations. I have been particularly bombarded with delicious ice cream treats, coming at me from all directions. (Ok, the one time

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When you want to give up: 3 ways to stay motivated

Getting started is hard. That is why there are so many books and articles and challenge groups to teach you how to get your butt in gear. But what happens AFTER the weight loss challenge is over, or you have

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5 Ways to Boost Your Will Power

Are you exhausted? Are you overwhelmed? And are you also struggling to eat healthy and exercise regularly? You may find that it feels impossible to have will power when you are tired and stressed to the max. It requires a

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Taco Salad with Crispy Cauliflower

Who doesn’t like a taco? I prefer a taco salad, because I feel so much more satisfied afterward. But they are usually covered in tortilla strips, or worse, in a giant deep fried tortilla bowl. Don’t forget the sour cream,

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