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How to Flatten Your Stomach: 3 Tummy Types

flatten your stomach, fat loss for moms, 3 tummy types

One of the most frequently asked questions that I get (almost daily) from women is, “How can I flatten my stomach?!” Now that bikini and beach season is in full swing, moms are frantically looking for ways to tackle that trouble spot.     There’s no one-size-fits-all method for flattening your stomach. Instead, the most successful approach starts with determining where your true tum ...[Read More]

Healthy Desserts: No Sugar Chocolate Chip Cookie Pie (Gluten Free!)

By Kira O’Donnell On this blog we are all about trying to find healthier alternatives to some of our favorite foods…. I don’t know about you, but sometimes when I tell some of my friends about fat loss friendlier versions of not so healthy recipes I get some skeptical looks. I always encourage my friends and all of you to try them. You may love some of them and adopt them as your new norm an ...[Read More]

Bikini & Figure Competitions: 1 Week Out + The No Fail Technique for Competition Prep

By Kate Horney I’m an efficient person. Well, at least I TRY to be efficient! I have an 8 month old son and there isn’t any time to waste! So when it comes to preparing for this completion, I HAVE TO make the most of my time. Both my nutrition and my training must be quick AND effective…. When it comes to competition prep, it pains me to watch so many competitors waste time with poorly struc ...[Read More]

Bikini & Figure Competitions: Calories & 2 Weeks Out

By Kate Horney I can’t believe we are just two weeks out from the big day!  It’s been a pretty fun journey to this point; we have kept with our quick & efficient workouts and have managed to keep a reasonable caloric intake. (No crazy diets here!) One question that many of you have asked is….. What have we done with our calories? While I do believe that calories matter, I think it ...[Read More]

Nutrition: 6 Tips to Help You Stay On Track

fat loss for moms, nutrition tips, healthy attitudes

I had two slices of cake last night so I have to run an extra mile today. I worked out today so I earned this ice cream cone. I work out so I can eat whatever I want… Have any of these statements every come out of your mouth or entered your thoughts? (My hand is raised also, don’t worry.) I used to fall into this way of thinking too, but not anymore! Experiencing the fat loss lifestyle ...[Read More]

Healthy Summer Recipes

By Kate Horney   Memorial Day Weekend traditionally marks the start of summer – the perfect time to fire up your grill and enjoy some fun in the sun over a delicious, healthy meal. Summer is filled with fun picnics, potlucks and outdoor parties. Instead of turning to the same dishes for every event, try something new with these healthy recipes for summer BBQ and picnic favorites. From pa ...[Read More]

Healthy Lunch Ideas: Burger & Jicama Fries

By Kira O’Donnell Some things just go well together: eggs and bacon, peanut butter and jelly, chocolate and… well anything haha, and burgers and fries! I have been having major burger cravings lately now that it is grilling season. Typically the burger and fry combo gets a super unhealthy grade but I have found ways yet again to make a delicious dish fat loss friendly! First let’s have a loo ...[Read More]

Bikini & Figure Competitions: 4 Weeks Out

By Kate Horney So we are doing this competition thing! I’ve never done one. My husband hasn’t either. It’s a little bit about challenging ourselves with something new and a little bit about a fun shared interest (we tried doubles tennis and found out neither of us could play so we are kind of stuck with this 😉 ). As a new mom (my boy is almost 8 months, can you believe it?!) I am embracing motherh ...[Read More]

Easy Family Dinner: Skinny Taco Salad Bar

By Blair Lindler    There’s not much that can beat a visit from the best Dad in the world (no seriously, my Dad is the coolest). And one of the benefits of having him come to MY house is that I get to cook for him, which means that I have more say about what gets served. It’s also a great way to sneak some healthy food into my bear of a Dad.     My Dad is the coolest. And ...[Read More]

Fudgey Kobocha {Squash} Brownies

By:  Sarah Kesseli My name is Sarah and I am a 32-year-old fitness and nutrition enthusiast, who is obsessed with running (marathons) and yoga! I have worked in the fitness industry for the last 8 years. I am currently working towards becoming a health coach through the Institute Of Integrative Nutrition. I have a huge passion for healthy, ‘fit’ food!  Whether it be discovering new products, creat ...[Read More]