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a personal trainer in your pocket: the jillian michaels app [product review]

Personal training is expensive. So are fitness classes and gym memberships. And having someone tell you what to eat all the time (which, if you’ve worked with me before, you’ll know that’s not what I’m about, but that I do

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an immune-boosting elixir to beat seasonal allergies from dr. will cole

If you’ve ever dealt with seasonal allergies, you know how annoying they can be. You feel entirely fine except for a scratchy throat, runny nose and irritating chest congestion. You feel strangely half-sick: not quite enough to justify resting for

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6 HIIT workouts that take less than 20 minutes.

It’s really easy to come up with all of the reasons you can’t fit a workout into your day: time (it takes too long!), money (gyms/ boutique fitness classes/ all of the gear are too expensive!), arctic temperatures (it’s 18

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pineapple kale smoothie bowl with chia seeds.

Exciting news, From the Ground Up crew! I’ve started creating recipes for an awesome online meal delivery service called Plate Joy — and man alive, is it {foodie} joyful! They provide the ability to craft your own custom meal plan,

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maple butterscotch squash smoothie.

Squash belongs in all meals. ;) Naturally sweet, energizing carbohydrates, super-nourishing carotenoids (Vitamin A — you can tell from its beautiful orange color). Squash is just awesome.  Sharing just a quick post today on a simple way to use leftover

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superpower smoothie bowl.

Confession.  I don’t always feel super satisfied with smoothies. There. I said it. (Is that health coach blasphemy?) And I think I know what my occasional issue with smoothies is.  They’re too fluid. They go down too easily. There’s nothing

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after-dinner sugar craving remedy.

More in this week’s adventure in kicking sugar cravings… Do you ever finish a meal and feel like you need something a little sweet, perhaps chocolate or a sweetened coffee? You’re not alone. Often, if the body hasn’t received the

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Make-Me-Over Mojito Smoothie from the I Quit Sugar Cookbook.

[This recipe is one in a series of posts I’ll be sharing from the I Quit Sugar Cookbook. If you’d like to be kept up to speed with all of them, please join our week mailing list — recipes and

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the 6 best juices to hydrate, detoxify & energize.

With the summer so terrifically imminent (yay!), I’ve had lots of lovely folks ask about juicing: specifically, which combinations of fruit and veggies are best for skin, for energy, for hydrating, and probably most of all, for nourishing on-the-run liquid

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meatless monday meal plan #6.

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PB & honey smoothie 2.0 + triathlon training musings.

Does this sound familiar? You’ve made a big transition in your life. You’ve made big changes. They’re sticking. You feel awesome. Your new way of living feels comfortable and safe – no longer scary or impossible – and you dig

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green rocketfuel smoothie.

This is pure rocket fuel. Pre-workout, post-workout, or just to fuel your busy day, this smoothie is a quick, portable breakfast, packed with all kinds of great-for-the-body goodness: healthy saturated fat from coconut oil and avocado – these help promote

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