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What is the Ketogenic Diet?

June 9, 2017
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Because I often get questions like “What is the Ketogenic Diet?”, I’ll be spending some time posting here more often about different diets, or ways of eating. I believe that no one diet works for everyone because we all have different biochemical make-ups. That said, the more you’re informed, the better you can piece together […]

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5 Tips for Navigating a Farmer’s Market with Ease

June 7, 2017
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It’s the season for Farmer’s Markets which means they’re busier and more crowded than ever. In my experience, that means excitement about the idea of going, but extreme overwhelm once I step foot inside. However, with some perseverance, I’ve been able to figure out the secrets to navigating a Farmer’s Market with ease.  But, first, […]

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What is the Paleo Diet?

June 2, 2017
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Because I often get questions like “What is the Paleo Diet?”, I’ll be spending some time posting here more often about different diets, or ways of eating. I believe that no one diet works for everyone because we all have different biochemical make-ups. That said, the more you’re informed, the better you can piece together […]

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6 Ways to Use Social Media to Encourage Healthy Habits

May 31, 2017
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Can social media encourage healthy habits? According to a 2015 study out of South Dakota State University, smart phones and social media may help some adults make healthier food and fitness choices. Participants in the 15-month Young Adults Eating and Active for Health (YEAH) project received lessons and targeted messages about eating, exercise and stress […]

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50 Simple Ways to Be Healthy Every Day

May 25, 2017
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Last weekend, I taught a “Green Your Diet” workshop at Lululemon and a corporate wellness workshop too. In every workshop I teach and in my book, the main message I share is that the best way to see results is to focus on small changes that add up over time. What are those small changes? […]

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Notes from the Weekend: Passion + Purpose

May 22, 2017
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I had one of my busiest weeks in a long time between work, clients and teaching at The Bar Method and it carried right on through to the weekend. On Friday I taught a corporate wellness workshop at ASOS and went straight from there to teach a Bar Method class. After class, I met David […]

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Healthy Snacking On-the-Go

May 10, 2017
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Healthy snacking on-the-go can be a struggle. We often forget to plan ahead and end up grabbing something in the midst of an energy crash when we’re at our “hangriest”. Trust me, I’ve been there and let me tell you from experience, that always results in a less-than-healthy choice. Usually, it’s sugar-laden or if it’s […]

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Notes from the Weekend: Lay Low

May 8, 2017
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Damp is the word that comes to mind to sum up this weekend. David was away for the weekend and the weather was cool and rainy so I decided this would be the weekend I would lay low.  On Friday evening I taught my first full Bar Method class which means it’s only a matter […]

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Notes from the Weekend: Sunny Saturday

May 1, 2017
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The weekend already feels like it’s long gone, but it’s worth re-visiting because, we finally – finally! – had what I truly think was our warmest day of the year. Saturday felt like Summer and it was glorious!  After co-teaching a class at the Bar Method on Friday afternoon, I arrived home to a glass of […]

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