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First Podcast: Simple Strategies To Eat Healthy

My very first podcast for Optimal Fitness. I discuss simple strategies to help you eat healthy on a regular basis. More podcast to come.
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Skinnytaste Meal Plan (September 9-September 15)

A free 7-day flexible weight loss meal plan including breakfast, lunch and dinner and a shopping list. All recipes include calories and Weight Watchers SmartPoints®. It’s September, and although technically still summer, it’s getting pretty chilly in the evenings, which I am not mad about! With the cooler weather, we’ve been making lots of soups […] The post Skinnytaste Meal Plan (September 9-September 15) appeared first on Skinnytaste.
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Back to school: The ABC’s of strength and conditioning

It’s that time of year again. Summer is winding down and kids are preparing to head back to school. Many kids have new clothes, a backpack filled with freshly sharpened pencils, and other supplies to get the year started. As our youngsters head back to school, how we think about progressing in education is how we should think about progressing strength training and injury prevention efforts for young athletes.
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Kettlebells: The Ultimate Fitness Tool

The kettlebell is among the globe’s oldest and most efficient instruments for building muscle. It was popularized in Russia in the 1800s, yet some evidence suggests that the kettlebell was even made use of in ancient Greece for their Olympics. Nowadays, kettlebells are the standard of CrossFit training.
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Skinnytaste Meal Plan (September 2-September 8)

A free 7-day flexible weight loss meal plan including breakfast, lunch and dinner and a shopping list. All recipes include calories and Weight Watchers SmartPoints®. Part of my weekend routine is food shopping and meal prepping recipes ahead to save time during the week. A time saving staple is making a batch of hard-boiled eggs […] The post Skinnytaste Meal Plan (September 2-September 8) appeared first on Skinnytaste.
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A Simple Guide To Eating Healthy While Away On Business

Business trips can be interesting occasionally, and also tiring at times. Because of my fitness background, however, being on the road and eating healthy, isn’t what it used to be. I still have fun and eat junk sometimes but for the most part, I stick to my plan.
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5 Mistakes to Avoid If You Are Trying to Lose Weight While Exercising

You’re finally in a routine and have been exercising more than ever before, but you’re noticing one thing: you’re not losing any weight. If you’re exercising to lose weight, but noticing the number on the scale isn’t moving, you’re more than likely making one or more of the 5 mistakes to avoid listed below.
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5 Foolproof Ways to Eat Healthy on a Regular Basis

Getting healthy isn’t about quick fixes or completely eliminating certain foods from your diet. Eating healthy is a lifestyle change. We know, easier said than done. That’s why we came up with 5 feasible ways to incorporate eating healthier on a consistent basis into your lifestyle.
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Skinnytaste Meal Plan (August 26-September 1)

A free 7-day flexible weight loss meal plan including breakfast, lunch and dinner and a shopping list. All recipes include calories and Weight Watchers SmartPoints®. Weekly Meal Plan I added some of my family’s favorite recipes to the meal plan this week such as Orecchiette with Sausage and Broccoli Rabe, Chicken Parmesan and Picadillo. If […]
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