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Tips for being healthy (exercise and food), includes motivation & humor.

My Ideal Home Gym

My Ideal Home Gym

Cody and I LOVE the CrossFit Games. The first weekend in August is when the 2017 finals were held. I love watching the athletes, they always make me pumped to workout. Cody used to do CrossFit and bought some equipment to do it at home. But currently that equipment is at his parent’s house until we get a house and can store that equipment. Dreaming about our house and what to do with the space led me to dream about…

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A List of My Favorite Gym Memes

A List of My Favorite Gym Memes

Sometimes you need motivation, but sometimes you just need to laugh at how accurate memes are. Here are some of my favorite gym memes, carefully selected from Pinterest. I hope these gave you a chuckle. What’s your favorite?

Health Journey Update & Protein Shakes/Bars

Health Journey Update & Protein Shakes/Bars

Week 10 of my fitness and health journey. Click to read Week 1, Week 4, & Week 7. My weeks got pushed back because I went on vacation and couldn’t continue my workout program. Today’s topic: Protein Shakes and Bars: I’m extremely picky when it comes to flavors and taste, so take my review with a grain of salt. (This post contains affiliate links. Click here for the full disclosure statement.) Protein Bars: My favorite protein bars are from Think Thin…

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Health Journey Update & Workout Clothes

Health Journey Update & Workout Clothes

This is week 7 of my health and fitness journey. Click to read Week 1 & Week 4. Workout Clothes: GUYS! I have an important revelation on workout bottoms. I don’t like spending a lot of money, so for workout clothes I went to Academy and bought the BCG brand. I LOVE their capri workout bottoms. I’ve also bought their workout pants, tanks, bras, and shorts. It’s all color coordinating and it’s awesome. The drawback? After YEARS of working out…

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Health Journey Update & My Workout Supplements

Health Journey Update & My Workout Supplements

Today starts week 4 of my health and fitness journey. Click to read Week 1. Today’s topic: Workout Supplements I love the brand Cellucor. Admittedly I haven’t tried other brands, so feel free to share your favorites in the comments section below, but I did a lot of product and flavor research before deciding on the Cellucor brand. The C4 preworkout helps me get moving in the early morning. It does have a bit of the tingly/itchy feeling. They’ve now…

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My Top Health & Fitness Apps

My Top Health & Fitness Apps

There are tons of fitness app options out there. I’m as overwhelmed as you. I’ll be talking about my most recently used and favorites. MyFitnessPal I love this app for entering my workouts and food. If you have an apple watch, fitbit, you name it, it will sync your workout automatically. Most food options are in there. You can track your water intake. And you can join challenges to motivate yourself. I also have the LoseIt app but currently don’t…

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Health & Fitness Journey Week 1

Health & Fitness Journey Week 1

I’ve decided to go on a Health & Fitness Journey for 12 weeks. If you read my post Lies We Tell When Logging Meals (click for blog), you’ll have noticed I haven’t been sticking to my health goals. My shorts & pants are getting too tight, and that, coupled with watching Wonder Woman & listening to that jammin theme song, are motivating me. It’s time for a change. I’ll be making a post every three weeks with progress updates and…

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Lies We Tell When Logging Meals

Lies We Tell When Logging Meals

Whatever you use- an app, paper & pen, or your brain power, we all lie about what we eat when logging our food. Or at least I hope I’m not the only one… It’s hard for me. I love working out but I also love food. And calorie counting is hard sometimes. Some lies I’ve told: A sandwich drenched in BBQ sauce is probably 2 tbs *thumbs up* Alcohol calories? What is that? When eating broken chips- Serving size is 13…

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Tone It Up Program Overview & Testimony

Tone It Up Program Overview & Testimony

If you’re looking for a program that incorporates cardio and toning, Tone It Up gives it to you! Karena and Katrina provide healthy tips, recipes, motivation, and workouts. You can find Tone It Up on all platforms: website, Instagram, Facebook, Pinterest, Twitter, mobile app, and YouTube! They also sell workout videos and an entire recipe book, along with swimsuits/clothes/accessories if that’s your thing. An upside, if you don’t have a gym membership, is that these workouts are catered to doing…

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Yummy & Healthy Chili Lime Shrimp Tacos Recipe

Yummy & Healthy Chili Lime Shrimp Tacos Recipe

These shrimp tacos are amazing & they’re healthy! This recipe is from Tone It Up which provides great work outs, tips, healthy recipes, and more. They’re currently running the Bikini Series which is one of my favorite workout programs, check it out! Now onto the recipe! This is for 1 serving so multiply for what you need. Items: 1/2 Tbs olive oil 1/2 tsp chili powder 1/2 tsp kosher salt 10 medium shrimp 2 whole wheat tortillas (or lettuce wraps) 1…

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