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How To Use Food Journaling To Smash Your Weight Loss Goals

Trainer-Tested Things You Should Track  Last year I started food journaling (following an injury that restricted me from training as hard as I normally do). I had gained some weight and it was a real eye-opener as to how much I was actually eating! Sneaky things like having a tablespoon of peanut butter on each […]

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DIY Trainer: How To Put Together Your Own (Awesome) Fitness Routine

Workout Design – By You, For You Whether you’re a fitness buff or still trying to figure out how to get off the couch… (darn NetFlix reruns!) we all know that it’s not that easy to jump right into a fitness routine. And can we all agree that it’s downright confusing!? So let’s get you […]

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buckwheat

Here’s A Quick Way To Make Buckwheat Taste Good

Nutty Vanilla Buckwheat Muffin Recipe If you’re trying to be gentle with yourself this year, starting the day off and being really well organized with your food is key. Buckwheat is one of the most underrated ingredients on peoples shopping list because most don’t really know what to do with it. So this is the […]

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Tongariro Alpine Crossing: New Zealand’s Epic Volcano Hike

Hiking In Middle Earth Tongariro Alpine Crossing is known as the countries best day hike. Ask any active kiwi if they’ve done it and most will tell you that they either have done it, or it’s on their list! They’ll also refer to it as a ‘tramp’, which is the local word for hike. Tramping is […]

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Smart People Do These 3 Things To Stay Naturally Slim

Steal Their Tricks, Then Share The Heck Outta Them (Every Woman Needs To Know)  Are you tired of doing the same old workout routine, going on yet another diet plan, in hopes that this time you’ll finally reach your goal weight? If getting on the weight loss bandwagon feels like groundhog day, this post is for […]

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You Too Can Get Fit Permanently In Just 7 Days with Whistler Fitness Vacations

8 Alumni Guests Who Found Success Losing weight and getting in shape is much easier at our controlled Whistler environment, as compared to home. But how much of a difference can 7 days really make? And what’s not to say that you won’t just put all the weight back on when you go home?  One reason: […]

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green smoothie

How To Make A Green Smoothie (That You’ll Actually Enjoy)

My Favorite Green Smoothie Recipe Most of us know what will make the morning after a night out, just little more bearable. For some, it’s too much coffee. For others, it’s deep-fried hash browns and eggs at the diner. For me, it’s a super healthy juice smoothie – and I’ll tell you exactly how I make it taste great. What […]

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The Quickest Way To Get Back On Track After Eating Too Much

The Morning After Sugar Coma Don’t panic. Don’t fast, juice cleanse or binge exercise. Get back on track gently. Make yourself a cup of tea, put on some shoes and walk to the grocery store. Buy a green drink and get some nutrients in you, then take time to drink a liter of gorgeously fresh water. […]

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Why I Stretch Every Day (And Maybe You Should Too)

4 Great Reasons To Make Flexibility Your Focus Flexibility is one of the five components of fitness, necessary to create a well-rounded workout schedule. To achieve the full benefits, try to be mindful of your breathing, with deep and controlled exhalations. It’s often easier to fully inhale but not exhale – practice a rhythmic pattern that is both […]

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How Exercise Keeps Your Bones Strong (And Why You Should Care)

How Exercise Keeps Your Bones Strong  Most women don’t workout to build strong bones, or prevent arthritis/osteoporosis – it’s likely something that they’ve likely never thought about. We also tend to take it for granted until something goes seriously wrong. Even osteoporosis goes often undetected until our first fracture. But what if I told you […]

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