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Coffee with Kate: Food Freedom & Motivation

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Happy new edition of “Coffee with Kate!” I just love how so often your questions line up with what is on my heart and in my head! I loved going through our “Food Freedom” challenge with some of you recently, so your questions during this round of “Coffee with Kate” complement that experience so much. Thanks for submitting them. Please keep sending questions to i ...[Read More]

Make Daylight Savings Time Work for Your Workouts

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How are we feeling about Daylight Savings Time, moms?!?   Many of us (especially those with young kiddos!) dread this “spring forward” tradition, because it means getting one less hour of sleep. But you can take actually advantage of the upcoming daylight savings time to help you improve your overall fitness and health routine.  Daylight Savings Time Effects Sunlight produces a prof ...[Read More]

Why & How to be Proactive about Your Health

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      Nearly all forms of healthcare fall into one of two categories: proactive healthcare and reactive healthcare. Unfortunately, most busy women give little thought to being proactive about their healthcare. Instead, they focus strictly on reactive healthcare when an issue arises. Reactive healthcare involves reacting to an adverse disease, injury, condition or symptom. If you wak ...[Read More]

Prenatal Vitamins: The why, when and how important!

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The Importance of Taking Prenatal Vitamins Before, During and After Pregnancy While Breastfeeding This post was sponsored by Avion Pharmaceuticals. All opinions are my own. I recently shared on instagram that I’m so grateful for my two healthy pregnancies and access to the essential, nutritional options I needed while pregnant.     But not every mom/baby is as fortunate. I believe it’s i ...[Read More]

Resting, Raising and Rating: Everything You Need to Know About a Healthy Heart Rate

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Most women who exercise and want to maintain a healthy heart rate know they need to measure their resting and maximum heart rates and track them during workouts. It’s true that knowing how fast the heart is beating before, during, and after exercise can be helpful for women (especially heart patients or competitive athletes). But the truth is there’s a lot more to know abo ...[Read More]

Coffee with Kate #5: From Pregnancy Workouts to Toning Over 50

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It’s the fifth “Coffee with Kate” round-up and I just love the entire range of questions ya’ll sent in! Thank you for continuing to allow me to share a little more about myself. And, of course, I always love getting to know each of you better through your social media posts! Thanks for sharing your questions and anecdotes. You can always shoot me a question on my  ...[Read More]

Protein Powder for Moms

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Raise your hand if you’re a mom. Raise the other hand if you work outside the home. Now stand on one foot if one of your kids is in diapers. If one of your kids is involved in extracurricular activities…well, you get the idea. It’s a juggling act. With the day’s to-do list, sometimes our own nutrition is the last to get crossed off. Most of the women I work with discover as soon as they begin thei ...[Read More]

Homemade Protein Bars

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On days that I’m running errands, in a rush, or just need a quick grab & go meal or snack option, my “emergency” stock of homemade protein bars (or sometimes store bought!), in my pantry, purse, and yes, even my car, are life savers! Not all protein bars are created equally, though. In fact, some bars have just as much sugar (or even more!) than a candy bar. If you’re wondering how to tell if ...[Read More]

Coffee with Kate #3: All the Answers to Your Questions From Favorite Ways to Sit Back and Relax or Get Moving to Fighting Pregnancy Cravings and Pet Peeves

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Coffee with Kate time again! Getting to know all of you better through your emails and social media posts is one of my favorite things. I hope you’ll continue to submit questions for me so I can share what you truly want to know about as well! You can submit questions at anytime for our next coffee date via email with the subject line, “Coffee with Kate!” Thanks for all your amaz ...[Read More]

#MotivationMonday: What to Do When You Need a Little Get Up in Your Go!

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Are you ready to make a change? Get ready for #motivationmonday! If you’re working on your goals but need some motivation, I’m here to help. Additionally, if you want to boost motivation and increase your chances for long-term success, you need to know your stage of change.   #MotivationMonday: 6 Stages of Change  Pre-contemplation: Not yet acknowledging a problem behavio ...[Read More]