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Review: Vivofit Activity Tracker (JOIN THE MOVEMENT)

Wednesday, February 25, 2015

I received a new lifestyle "toy" for Christmas - a fitness band from my parents. A Vivofit Activity Tracker, how they knew what to buy me so eloquently I will never know. I am familiar with fitbits, exercise watches and fitness bands mostly through #instagram and the #fitfam that I follow there but I never thought to purchase ...

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CaRdio = Girl Power Playlist Picks

Thursday, January 29, 2015

Often enough people ask me to share my gym playlist. It changes frequently according to mood and what i'm focusing my work out on weekly. A cardio playlist is usually a different playlist than a lifting playlist and cardio inside the gym is different from the music I might want to listen to when i'm running ...

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The plateau. The Backslide. The LESSON.

Tuesday, January 13, 2015

NO joke - this post was inspired by random self serving, self googling. Being a somewhat / some time public figure I like to at least check to see if what google says about me is accurate. AND being an all-the-time Web Designer by profession I have to be sure my portfolio stays current and ...

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CLEAN, Colorful – Ceviche

Tuesday, January 6, 2015

Deliciously clean and SUPER fresh. I stayed in for New Years Eve this year. In addition to a killer year ending entree, I aimed to make a light and fresh but SPICY appetizer to take the chill off these NYC nights. I choose a shrimp ceviche, Mexico being my FAVORITE vacation place this seemed extremely fitting. You ...

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HUGE Holiday Hunger – Tips Revisited

Tuesday, December 16, 2014

In general, eating is at the top of my MOST favorite things to do list and drinking accompanies it, but perhaps around the holidays it completely takes first place. It's the only time of the year I am compelled to it without consequences. Maybe somewhere deep down I think the other nine months of mostly good, clean eating ...

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Garlicy Broccoli Rabe

Monday, November 3, 2014

Another super easy CLEAN 5 ingredient recipe that's under 300 calories. Garlic Broccoli Rabe 2 bunches of broccoli Rabe 2 tablespoons od Olive Oil 4 garlic cloves (chopped) 1/4 cup of Sliced almonds 2 teaspoons red pepper flakes   First to reduce bitterness, add the rinsed broccoli rabe to boiling water for about 3 minutes or until water begins to boil again. Strain and set aside. Sautee garlic and almonds ...

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Greens & Proteins – Meal Prep

Tuesday, October 7, 2014

One of the KEY attributes to my healthy lifestyle is preparation. I've been called over efficient - but truly in the beginning of each week I consider my eating, drinking and gym schedule. Based on the activities myself and my S.O. have, I prepare accordingly. On any given day he or I may have a business lunch or ...

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Sweetly spiced NUTS

Tuesday, July 1, 2014

Always looking for new healthy snack ideas, I began looking for something interestingly easy, crunchy and versatile enough for lunch salads or breakfast greek yogurts.  I was seeking the ultimate protein crunch factor. I ventured to my absolute favorite recipe idea haven on the internet Pinterest. Throughout searching I decided on something nutty! Sweetly spiced hot walnuts to be specific. I am aware ...

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Summer Berry Salad

Thursday, June 5, 2014

Super Simple Summer Berry Salad. Last week this replaced my juice for lunch. Very filling and satisfying.                    

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Monday, May 19, 2014

Roberta Chia Fresca This easy refresher is a natural detox that helps to flush impurities from the system, perfect for keeping you full throughout the day. Fast & dirty! Half a Cucumber: peeled and sliced 1 medium Lemon: squeeze the juice out then cut into fours (metabolism boosting) 1 inch of Ginger root: peel and slice (metabolism boosting) 3 large Strawberries: sliced 1 teaspoon of Chia ...

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Brigette, 32 – Proud BBW!

Friday, April 4, 2014

My name is Brigette, I'm a 32 year old woman from Pittsburgh, Pa who has suffered from obesity since a young age. I grew up with very low self-esteem because I didn't think anyone would accept me because I wasn't a size 8. After giving birth to my first born, a beautiful baby girl, I was ...

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Tummy tactics : Natural Bloating remedies

Thursday, March 13, 2014

Way too often I am a victim of false advertising around my midsection. Instead of showing off the careful sculpting of my waistline I channel a puffy distorted replica.  This happens at the smallest urging whether from chewing gum or tasting hummus there's no telling how much air will accumulate urging my stomach to protrude ...

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