Faith Without Works

Planning, planning and more planning. All the planning in the world will not get you results until you take action, action, and more action. Faith is dead without works. You can hope and wish for something as much as you want, but until you get off of your butt and take action to attain it.…

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3 Tips to Fitness Success

Simplicity is the key to success especially when it comes to starting a health & fitness routine. While there are a million tips out there that will help you reach your goals, I thought these three simple guidelines would provide both a solid foundation and a great reference point throughout your journey. #1Discover What You Enjoy…

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Matcha Pear Green Smoothie

I’m all about getting in your greens and finding healthy recipes to make that easy.  This is a great recipe that is lean, filling, and gives an energy boost as well! Ingredients 2 scoops lean protein powder in vanilla 1 cup unsweetened almond milk 1 cup spinach 1 pear, cored 1/2 teaspoon of matcha tea…

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Salmon And Sauteed Tomatoes

I’ve listed the benefits of salmon several times on our recipe blogs and hope that you have been taking note. They are an excellent source of Omega3 Fatty Acids and extremely beneficial to your heart function. There are tons of sites out there with tasty recipes to incorporate into your meal planning.  Give this one…

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Just Start

There are tons of blogs and articles out there about starting your health and fitness journey.  Everyone has their idea of the “proper steps” to take to ensure a successful outcome and while I agree that there are things you can do that give you a great foundation to build from, the key is simple……

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Find Time for Fitness

5 Tips to Finding Time for Fitness Many people resolve to get into better shape but sometimes find it hard making the time to exercise.  We are all so busy juggling work, family, significant others and our daily chores, that there is little time left for fitness.  Yeah yeah, I know. I hear it all of the…

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Cherry Vanilla Smoothie

Cherries… the sometimes forgotten berry. Due to their relatively short peak season from May-July, cherries are a summertime favorite that is often forgotten about once Fall arrives which is unfortunate considering their many health benefits. There are two primary varieties of cherries you should know about: sweet and tart (also known as sour cherries). Sweet…

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Workout Wednesday

24 Set #1 (6 minutes) 8 In and Out Squat Jumps 8 Supermans 8 Bird Dogs each Side 8 X Jumps Rest 2-3 minutes Set #2 (6 minutes) 8 Suicide Push-ups 8 Side Plank w/ hip dip – left side 8 Side Plank w/hip dip – right side 8 Standing Tuck Jumps Rest 2-3 minutes and…

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Avocado Veggie Panini

I’ve talked before about the benefits of avocado… They’re heart healthy, high in fiber, and incredibly delicious! Here’s an awesome Avocado Veggie Panini that will leave you feeling full (you won’t even miss the meat!) Serves: 4 INGREDIENTS 1½ tablespoons butter or olive oil 1 minced shallot (onion or garlic works too) 8 ounces sliced baby…

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Hindsight is 20/20

If I’d known I was going to live this long, I’d have taken better care of myself. – Eubie Blake Do you know how long you will live? I sure don’t but I do know that as long as I am living I want to have the best quality of life as possible. Yes its true, the longer…

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