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3-Ingredient Protein Bagel

3-Ingredient Protein Bagel

I recently discovered Optimum Nutrition's Gold Standard Plant Protein. Who doesn't love 24g of plant-based protein? It's made primarily of organic pea protein and organic brown rice protein and tastes amazing mixed with water, as a shake. So why not experiment and create a 3-ingredient protein bagel? It's even gluten free and non-GMO. Here's how to try this delicious treat for...

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Myths and Facts About Youth Fitness

When you’re not grocery shopping or making meals, you’re likely at a soccer game, ballet practice or tee ball, right? You don’t slow down very often and neither do your kids. As a mom, you do what you can to provide them with best equipment, get them where they need to be, keep their clothes clean and show your support...

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Healthy Habits, Healthy Hair

Many years ago, during college, I chopped 10+ inches and donated it to Locks of Love, anticipating that I would "grow it out, donate it...grow it out, donate it..." Yet, it never grew that long ever again. I desperately needed to improve my hair health in order for it to grow. However, in the years that followed, my hair was...

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Resolve to Evolve

Click here for your Resolve to Evolve Action Plan and Resolve to Evolve Kids The year has come to a close.  The confetti has settled and the ball has dropped.  Empty champagne glasses collect on the end tables, alongside party hats, blow horns and Lego pieces (if your life is anything like mine).  We reflect on our recent promotion at work,...

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Crockpot Veggie Lasagna

Everyone has at least one "go to" recipe.  That potluck, holiday-hosting, family-is-coming-over dish that is easy to make and pleases practically everyone.  My husband is always raving about his mom's dishes--her meatloaf, sloppy joes, her chocolate chip cookies...her red velvet cake!!  "Get the recipe from her," he says.  And while I'm not too proud to ask for a recipe, it's...

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Get Fit with HIIT

What is HIIT? HIIT is the acronym for High Intensity Interval Training.  During this type of workout, you alternate between intense bursts of activity and periods of less intense activity. Not only do you burn a significant number of calories during a HIIT workout, but the effect of the exertion causes your metabolism to increase. As a result, you burn more fat...

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Chocolate Banana Protein Shake

This protein shake is full of nutrients and vitamins that will help your body recover from whatever stress comes your way.  A healthy diet, high in protein, will keep your immune system strong, help your muscles repair, keep your metabolism running and so much more! Ingredients 1 scoop Quest Nutrition Chocolate Milkshake Protein Powder 1 small frozen banana (break into...

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Achieve Your Fitness Goals with Rest and Recovery

We chase deadlines, tackle assignments and sprint through the day with coffee in one hand and our phone in the other.  Sure, we’ve got great mobility! We can rearrange our to-do lists and schedule multiple appointments and meetings into one day.  Sure, we’re flexible! We are the hustlers, the goal-getters and the over-achievers.  The alarm goes off at 6am and...

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The Fit Girl Wish List

Whether you've reached a new personal best or are looking for a way to stand out from the rest...this list of my most-loved products (and services) includes everything from leggings to protein bars.  Treat yourself for accomplishing those goals and keep yourself accountable with these favorite fitness finds! Classes Many of us have gym memberships.  We run on the treadmill....

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8 Healthy Holiday Habits to Practice Year Round

It's the time of year when we raise our glasses along with our holiday spirit. We spread cheese on our crackers and cheer among friends.  Shortly after, when the parties have ended and the presents have been opened, we realize our waistlines have also spread.  The numbers on the scale have risen.  Rather than panic later, it's best to prepare...

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