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Low Carb Waffle Recipe

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By Kate Horney The nutrition choices you make at breakfast set the tone for your day. If you want to start your day off on the right foot, it’s important to fuel yourself with something high in protein. If fat burning is your goal, keeping carbs low can also be helpful. The problem is that many of our favorite breakfast foods are often very HIGH in carbs. Think: traditional pancakes, waffles, donu ...[Read More]

4 Simple Steps to Become a Fit Family

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By Kate Horney   This month, BeyondFit is standing with Let’s Move! (letsmove.gov) to encourage parents to take action in implementing healthy lifestyle habits at home. As moms, we can set a great example for the whole family by creating a healthy environment at home. Making fruits and vegetables part of every meal, limiting treats, walking and playing, even shopping together – any comb ...[Read More]

Facts on Fiber

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By Kate Horney Are you getting enough fiber? Research shows countless ways that fiber will boost your health. Some of its top potential benefits include: Blood sugar control: Soluble fiber has been shown to help to slow your body’s breakdown of carbohydrates and the absorption of sugar, helping with blood sugar control by balancing insulin levels. This, in turn, reduces cravings and also aid ...[Read More]

The Skinny on Alcohol

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By Kate Horney Toasting in the New Year is one of my favorite traditions, but the effects of alcohol can be staggering on your metabolism. The body does not metabolize macro-nutrients (sugar, fat, carbohydrates) as efficiently when trying to metabolize alcohol; halting any fat loss potential during this period of alcohol oxidation in your bloodstream. My recommendation, toast in the New Year with ...[Read More]

5 Tips for Surviving Your New Year’s Eve Party

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By Kate Horney   Shopping and parties and treats…OH MY!    How is everyone doing on your Holiday Survival? It’s New Year’s Eve and I know it’s been tough to stick to your fat loss plan! The goal is to make good choices and not feel deprived on all the fun.   Believe it or not, there are ways to enjoy celebrations with friends and family AND stay on track wi ...[Read More]

Fit Girls Christmas Gift Guide

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By Kate Horney Year after year, the number one New Year’s resolution in America is to lose weight! But why wait until the new year to make health a priority? Let’s give the gift of health TODAY! To help you get started, I’ve put together this Fit Girls Christmas Gift Guide. It’s a list of some of my favorites gift ideas that support a healthy lifestyle and make great gifts for the holidays. ...[Read More]

Holiday Protein Powder + Recipes!

By Kate Horney Get in the holiday spirit with this LIMITED EDITION holiday protein powder and AVOID those extra 10 pounds on your hips, thighs and rear this year…. Here are some HEALTHY, protein packed recipes that will satisfy your sweet tooth without wrecking your goals this holiday season. Instead of asking you to give up milk & cookies completely, let’s make a couple of fat-loss friendly s ...[Read More]

3 Health Benefits of Drinking Coffee + Rabbit Coffee Review

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By Kate Horney Coffee often gets a bad rap in the world of health and fitness, but the truth is that coffee actually has some really cool health benefits.  Of course I’m not talking about sugar loaded lattes (make your own healthy version here), but when looking at black coffee, research has found quite a few health benefits. Many studies show that coffee drinkers have a much lower risk ...[Read More]

My Story: How I Finally Got Results

A few years ago, when Patrick was deployed to Afghanistan, I was determined to be in the best shape of my life. I worked out hard, ate clean, and restricted my calories.  At the time, I was working as a personal trainer, group exercise instructor, and Health & Wellness director at my local gym, so in addition to my diet, I spent almost every waking moment at the gym–participating in ...[Read More]

Food Cravings: Edible Cookie Dough

Food Cravings:  Edible Cookie Dough

Confession: I work hard to balance leptin and take advantage of refeed days and carb cycling, but even so… I’m not immune to food cravings.   Yep, that’s right: I’m just like you.  I have food cravings for sweets and carbs too. (Raise your hand if you can relate!)    I told you previously that I’m always looking for creative way ...[Read More]