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Tips for Women Over 50

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By Kate Horney   If you were physically active before 50, that’s great. But if you didn’t exercise regularly, it’s not too late to start.   Physical activity may help tame some of the symptoms of menopause (think: hot flashes, joint pain, and sleep problems) and exercise also lowers your risk of developing heart disease, diabetes, and osteoporosis. As a bonus, proper exercise ...[Read More]

Grilled Flank Steak with Chimichurri Sauce

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By Kate Horney   For all of my fellow steak lovers, this recipe is a MUST make! The homemade chimichurri is a perfect way to top off a delicious grilled steak, and it can be used for other meats as well! I love that it adds freshness to chicken or fish, and as a bonus for busy women, the sauce can be made a day in advance. Just store it in the fridge and use as needed.     For more ...[Read More]

8 Tips For Your Wedding Fitness Routine

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By Kate Horney   If you have a fitness goal you’d like to achieve before your wedding day, having a plan is key.   How do you get more results in less time and fit your wedding fitness routine into your already crazy schedule of wedding planning and day to day life?   Here Are 8 Tips For Your Wedding Fitness Routine   1. Set the right goals: Before you begin, it’s a ...[Read More]

7 Healthy Peanut Butter Recipes You NEED!

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By Kate Horney   I recently had the privilege of taste testing PEScience’s BRAND NEW Peanut Butter Cookie flavor of Select Protein. Trust me, you need this in your life!     You already know why I switched protein powder and that PEScience Select Protein is hands down the highest quality and best tasting protein on the market. Of course this new protein powder is amazing on it’s own ...[Read More]

Crockpot Freezer Meals to Make Before Baby

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By Kate Horney One thing that I LOVED as a new mom was having already prepared dinners ready and on hand. I found that when I was tired, sleep deprived, and had a newborn attached to me 24/7, the last thing I wanted to do was go to the grocery store and then spend hours at the in the kitchen to make a healthy meal. To make things easier, I stocked up on crockpot freezer meals in the last few weeks ...[Read More]

Healthy Kids Challenge Part 2: Hydration

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By Kate Horney I believe that healthy kids are raised by healthy moms. As parents, we play a key role in our children’s choices and behaviors. That’s why I’m excited to have my good friend and pediatrician (plus a mom herself), Dr. Rach join us on the blog to share about some healthy habits that we can work on making a part of our children’s lifestyles. Not sure where to start? Let’s make it easy ...[Read More]

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]