What is the diet I follow to stay lean and supplement I use?

Over the years I’ve often been asked what do I do to stay so lean, what diet I follow. To be honest I think it’s because I move so much and been moving all my life. Since I was a kid I run, done competitive swimming, kickboxing and now I teach 10-20 group classes a […]

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Nourishing your body to decrease inflammation and to help lose weight

All this information comes from my Can Fit Pro Wellness Eating and Weight Loss Coach manual. Energy through nourishment, not stimulation. Biological debt is the term used to describe the energy-depleted state often brought about by eating refined sugars or drinking stimulants like coffee to gain short-term energy. There are two types of energy: one […]

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How to read food label, which ingredient to avoid and portion size

The ability to analyze food label is an important skill. However, the ability to evaluate the ingredient list often helps provide a better understanding of the value of a food item than the nutritional facts label. Food companies will often label a food as “healthy” based on one or two components of the label, such […]

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Inspirational Personal: Laura Jesson Love Yoga Teacher

Why do I want to feature an inspirational person in my newsletter? I want to feature people like Laura who have crossed my path and touched my life, inspiring me toward greatness. Too many of us fail to see greatness in ourselves. Somehow, it doesn’t seem to matter what we have achieved; we often need […]

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What is mindfulness and why should you practice it in your daily life?

Mindfulness is all about existing in the present moment by, letting go of judgements, fears, regrets and expectations. It is the ability to be aware of the present, go beneath the cloud of emotions to clearly see the truth of what is happening. The untrained mind is often described as the “monkey mind” because it […]

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Inspirational Person: Leigh-Ann Smith and Weight Training Athlete

Why do I want to feature an inspirational person in my newsletter? I want to feature people like Leigh-Ann who have crossed my path and touched my life, inspiring me toward greatness. Too many of us fail to see greatness in ourselves. Somehow, it doesn’t seem to matter what we have achieved; we often need […]

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Healthy Energy Balls that everyone love: Cookie dough Energy balls

I love healthy, nourishing and delicious food! My friend Sarah came over with these cookie dough balls, and my kids and I just loved it. The recipe came from the cookbook Oh She Glows! It’s a vegan recipe to glow from the inside out. I asked her for the recipe, and since then have been improvising […]

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Inspirational Person: Lorena Beutler and her love for Zumba

Why do I want to feature an inspirational person in my newsletter? I want to feature people like Lorena who have crossed my path and touched my life, inspiring me toward greatness. Too many of us fail to see greatness in ourselves. Somehow, it doesn’t seem to matter what we have achieved; we often need […]