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Balance Your Blood Sugar

Blood Sugar Balance is so important for energy levels, fat loss and cognitive function. Symptoms associated with a Blood Sugar Imbalance are things like:  Weight gain around the abdomen. Anxiety or irritability. Mood Swings or depression. Poor concentration or brain fog. Insomnia or waking up in the middle of the night.  Does this sound like…
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Your Personal Cancer Prevention Plan

I’m juuuuust finishing up my Holistic Cancer Practitioner course and we recently had to create a personal prevention program. It was very cool and bizarre to take a deep dive into my own life (which seems weird because I’m in it)..and see where I could be making a few small adjustments that could go a…
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Why Coaches Matter

Making real, lasting lifestyle, diet and behavior changes isn’t a switch you flip. It takes ongoing effort and support. ALOT of ongoing effort and support. I would say even… lifelong effort and support. Am I right?  Now I know, maybe having a coach your WHOLE life is not realistic. But if you are at a…
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Butts By Tom

Nothing better than a peachy looking butt. (I’m referring to Tom’s, not mine). But, I do depend on my hubby to help keep me looking at my peachiest!  I do, after all, live in my Volleyball uniform half the year 😛                               …
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Overnight Kale Salad Recipe

In the spirit of our blog post a few weeks back on understanding oils, I thought I would share one of my favorite, delicious, go-to salad recipes.                                I love this marinated kale salad for quick meal-prep lunches. You can whip this…
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The Confusing World of Vegetable Oils :/

Do you feel sluggish? Having a hard time recovering from workouts or losing weight?                                   Reducing inflammation in the body is hugely important for these things, and your health at large. This starts with the confusing world of vegetable…
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The Benefits of Cheat Meals

Cheat meals are important for hormone regulation, maintaining your metabolism and keeping you sane. If you’re in a calorie deficit for long periods of time, your body will start to think you’re in famine (starvation mode) and your hormones and metabolism will down-regulate accordingly. There’s plenty of research on this, google it. My point is,…
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Are you lazy?

ARE YOU LAZY? Because I’m still in bed at 1pm & because some days, it is totally OK – some might even say, HEALTHY to be LAZY. WHO’S WITH ME?  For me, days spent lounging around and unplugged are when my creative juices start flowing. These are the days I am struck with monumental ideas…
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Hotel Must Haves

I feel so blessed every day that sport has taken me all over the world. BUT we all know traveling can come with challenges. I need to make conscious decisions so I don’t have excuses to set aside my health because I’m not in a routine. Prioritize yourself on the road, and doing so at home will feel so much easier. When…
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Breakfast of Champions

Breakfast of Champions… This is kind of a tricky title because much of the time Tom and I don’t even eat breakfast! Most days, we follow an intermittent fasting protocol or time-restricted eating. However, for me, it’s dependent on training time. If I’m training (practicing) in the morning, I’ll eat something before being in the…
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