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The Four Steps to a Healthy Fridge

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What’s in your fridge? When you commit to clean and healthy eating, taking care of your fridge is just as important as taking care of your body for your fitness journey. It houses your fuel. And… a lot of the time, many things that don’t need to be in there. It’s time to spring clean your way to a healthy …

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Healthy Quinoa Salad

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Have you ever tried quinoa? Pronounced KEY-nwah, this nutrient-rich superfood isn’t a grain, but a seed — though often labeled as whole-grain and prepared similarly to rice and oatmeal. It’s an overall healthy option to bulk out a salad and add to your healthy carbs roster. A quinoa salad is possibly one of my favourite things to eat in the …

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The Principles of Clean Eating

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Like many, I have tried a slew of diets over the years with little success. However, the one style I really resonated with was Clean Eating Habits — and it stuck. For the last decade, these habits have helped me to maintain my body weight, gain lean muscle, and live my life feeling nourished and energized! Unless it’s for medical …

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Easy Tips to Eliminate Sugar from Your Diet

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Many adults consume more sugar in their diet than necessary. Reducing added sugar intake is a great idea for most people, particularly if weight loss is a goal. If you’ve tried to reduce your sugar intake, I would encourage you to take it a step further and eliminate sugar from your diet entirely — particularly refined sugar.  As people continue …

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Here’s What Your Personal Trainer Eats in an Average Day

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Over the years, I have experimented with many different diets and eating plans. I’ve had moments where I obsessed about food to the point where eating wasn’t fun anymore. While I quickly realized that living like that wasn’t for me, I would still often feel that if I wasn’t eating healthy 100 percent of the time I was a huge …

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The Most Terrifying Roller Coaster: The Scale

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Summer’s just around the corner and this is a great time of year to bump up your fitness routine and start eating healthier. The sun starts to shine, and after a few months of working out you’re feeling full of energy, you’ve lost 5-10 lbs, your clothes are fitting better and you’re feeling amazing. But then you step on the …

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My Top 8 Ways to Stop (and Prevent) Stomach Bloating!

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If you’re anything like me, you hate feeling bloated. That uncomfortable sensation of a swollen belly after a big meal (or a big night out!). Your clothes feel too tight, you feel gross in general and it’s almost like you’ve never worked out a day in your life.   Sometimes bloating is caused by reasons outside of our control, like …

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Why Sugar is Worse For You Than Cocaine

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Well…well…well…that got your attention didn’t it? Let me explain how I came to this opinion on sugar: In university I took a biopsychology course that blew my mind. Although it was ridiculously difficult it was worth it because it was also ridiculously interesting and has been super helpful throughout in my life and when coaching clients. In this course, we …

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Alcohol: Toxic Love at its Finest

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When I decided to start a blog, I put a lot of thought into the things I was going to write about and why they were relevant. I also put thought into what lens I would view these topics through. Before you read any further, you must know that I am the last person to get up on the personal …