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Sugar for sugar; nutrition challenge

Sugar for sugar. When I got really into this clean eating stuff, I began to understand the addictive relationship physically and mentally I had with processed foods and particularly sugar. I wasnt sure how to proceed. The thing is I love sweets. Chocolate specifically. And I happen to make the best gigantic chocolate chip cookies in the world (if I do say so myself). My husband also loves said cookies….

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I feel pretty, oh so pretty… new fit mama campaign- for YOU!

I Feel Pretty is a Fit Mama video campaign to help give women that boost of confidence we sometimes need. When we feel pretty, our mood is better, our confidence is higher and our day just seems to go smoother. To submit an uplifting word or anything you might want to hear when youre feeling down, upload your video to your own blog or a video-sharing site such as YouTube,…

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Scary new things

Ive always said I dont like being comfortable. The thought process being that it is usually upon getting outside of ones comfort zone that you are able to grow. But the truth is; doing new stuff can be pretty terrifying. I dont like to be the new guy. Its hard to put yourself out there in a way you havent before because you could fall flat on your face. Being…

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Thanksgiving coma

There you are: sitting on the couch. Your feet are up, youve just unbuttoned your pants a little or maybe even changed into sweats. You are stuffed to the brim, so much so that you may feel a little like throwing up just to relieve some of the pressure. At this point you are really reconsidering that the 3rd helping or maybe the dessert was just a tad too much….

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Eat the bacon and *gasp* DON’T “work it off”

What the hell Mama? Isnt that the whole idea of exercise and moderation and all that good stuff? Nope. Allow me to elaborate. Eat the bacon. This part is self explanatory. Unless bacon isnt your thing for non-meat eating reasons, eating bacon is a good idea because its freaking delicious. The smell of it, in my opinion, is a heck of a lot better than folgers in your cup. But…

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Tyra Banks, Ugly muscles and Skinny bitches.

I dont spend a lot of time watching television these days. Not in an effort to avoid its rotting of my brain, but Im too busy for it. I miss the days of kicking back and watching my guilty pleasures, and once upon a time Americas Next Top Model was one of them. In case you were wondering my current favorites that I patiently await new seasons on dvd (and…

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The fit mama difference

My goal as a trainer is a little different than many others in this business. I dont want you to need me. I want to teach you to fish, so to speak. My goal is to teach you a healthy way to approach food mentally and the education you need to be able to see through all the BS in the diet and health food industries so that you are…

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Pin Ups and Rub Downs!

I am really excited to announce that Fit Mama has partnered with two local businesses to offer my clients awesome incentives for meeting their goals! What goals you ask? Whatever goals you feel good about. It can be reaching a long-term goal, or hell, reading this website to keep you on track. Its that simple. I just wanted to team up with like-minded businesses (pro-woman, pro-wellness) to help you stay…

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Now for a honest-to-goodness good morning…

Im not a morning person. This was particularly true when I was in school. And by school I mean Jr. High, High School as well as college. The mornings for me when I was younger included (sorry Mom!) hollering at my Mother that I couldnt find my outfit I wanted to wear, sometimes pretending to be ill, trying to find any way to get out of approaching the day. The…

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Jack Handey v. Haters; a case for getting healthy for real

You cant hate yourself healthy. Its not possible. If you hate yourself, you can hate yourself into being thin and you can hate yourself into being fat; but healthy is not a state you can get to with hatred as your motivation. Beyond the outside motivators of being healthy for my family and being a positive example for my daughter the largest paradigm shift for me in my transformation was…

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