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Meal Planning Made Easy

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For some, meal planning is a struggle and big challenge, not because they don’t have an idea of what to cook, but because they feel they are too busy to do it. But if you make a habit to do the meal planning, it is not as hard as you think. You just need few ideas on how to get started.       Meal Planning Made Easy: 4 Simple Steps Meal Planning Made Easy Step 1: Spend a few m ...[Read More]

Coffee with Kate: Diets, Diet and More

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I truly enjoy receiving your questions for these Coffee with Kate editions of the blog! Thank you for sending questions my way. Keep them coming to info@beyondfitmom.com or by finding me on Facebook or Instagram.    Coffee with Kate: Question 1. I want to start stocking my fridge and pantry with healthier foods, but I’m honestly not sure where to start.  I know you have lots of reci ...[Read More]

How to End Emotional Eating Through Meal Planning

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Stress, fatigue, sadness, depression: these are just a few of the emotions that often contribute to emotional eating. Food and eating have powerful connections to our emotions. We find comfort in food if we wish to keep feelings to ourselves. During celebrations, we reward ourselves with a buffet dinner or that indulgent dessert because we feel we deserve it. We even invite our friends to join us ...[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]

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]

#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]

Omega 3 Benefits: How to Fight Fat with Fatty Acids

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Before we talk about Omega 3 benefits, you should read Best Supplements for Women: 5 Favorite Fat Loss Supplements. Once you’ve read the post you know that when it comes to the best weight loss supplements for women, NOTHING replaces the big rocks of: Training Nutrition Balanced Metabolic Hormones With that said, if you have these first pieces of the puzzle in place and still need some w ...[Read More]

Lessons Learned: 7 Things 2017 Taught Me

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Four years ago I thought it would be neat to share with you some of the top lessons learned that year. In 2013, I shared the top 13 things I learned, and in 2014, I shared the top 14 things I learned. I had a serious case of #mombrain and completely spaced on the lesson learned list in 2015, but brought back the tradition last year. (You can read that post here). I’ve shared before that I don ...[Read More]

5 Simple Ways to Get in Shape for the New Year

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  New Year’s is a time for committing yourself to new goals- whether that be to finally get in shape or to find simple ways to make staying in shape sustainable . . . leading a healthier lifestyle and committing to living your best life is a wonderful pursuit. But the truth is most New Year’s fitness resolutions are a letdown. Statistics show half of you will have already given up on yo ...[Read More]

Healthy Bedtime Snacks

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We all know the importance of sleep! Your body burns fat, regenerates your cells, and slows the effects of aging while you sleep! Sleep has been referred to as the hormonal reset button for your body. And what happens when you don’t get quality sleep?  Your fat burning hormones become a disaster! Lack of sleep elevates our cortisol levels and stress hormones, causing our bodies to S ...[Read More]