4 Questions Every Vegetarian Is Asked

It doesn't come up often.  One would think that after 30+ years, I would get tired of talking about it. It's inevitable though that whenever we have people over for dinner, or when I'm discussing nutrition with clients, I end up talking about my vegetarian lifestyle and plant-based diet. It seems absurd to most people or, at least, they're surprised....

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3 Components of Fitness Success

As we continually strive to increase our strength, lose fat and improve our physique, we work hard to develop healthy habits we can maintain.  Going to the gym and avoiding the drive-thru can help us achieve our fitness goals.  However, it takes more than eating better and exercising to see results.  Take the following three components into consideration and be...

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Stay Accountable to Your Home Workout Routine

The very first time I began working out, I was in the living room of my mom's house. I was in junior high. There were no weights, resistance bands or jump ropes. I was not familiar with heart rate monitors and tracking devices were unheard of. My home workout was fueled by a drive for success and commitment to my...

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8 Reasons You Should be Using Resistance Bands

What comes to mind when you hear the word "resistance"?  If you're anything like me you may think "unwilling to change."  "Hesitant." In this context, resistance might keep you in your comfort zone.  It is difficult for most of us to break through resistance and discover what happens when we step outside of the norm. Most of the time, it's...

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Are You Wearing the Proper Workout Attire?

In a world where there are as many types of leggings as there are flavors of protein, it is possible to narrow down the options and purchase your workout clothes without feeling overwhelmed by choices. Save the sweat for the gym and keep your cool with the following tips. What kind of material is this made of? Speaking of keeping...

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Non-Scale Victories

Non-scale victories are the best! Too often, when it comes to weight loss, we get caught up in the numbers. One day you are down a pound, the next you are up a half pound. So you avoid weighing yourself for a few days only to find out that once you do, your weight is down 2 pounds. What gives?...

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My Fitness Transformation

A lot of time has passed since I was the girl in the high school gym, holding a tennis racket, wearing a XXL t-shirt and an extra 40+ pounds on my 5'11.5" frame. I came across this photo, along with some others, in recent years. Several times I have explored the possibility of sharing them, one day, when I was "ready."...

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The Work-Workout Balance

Work hard and the results will come, right? Kind of. If your goal is to get in shape, then yes, you will have to work hard in the gym (or wherever you fit in your fitness). But you will also have to balance your diet and make sure your sleep schedule is on point. Likewise, there is more to it...

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What is Megan Meisner Fitness?

In a world that encourages you to "just do it" - with no excuses, while going hard, after hustling (and before grinding), a rest day can feel like giving up. Years ago, I supported the notion of working out seven days a week.  I was convinced that every workout had to be as difficult, if not more so, than the previous.  Over time, physical...

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