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How to Reduce Belly Fat

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By Kate Horney   It’s officially summer and swimsuit season is in full force. Maybe you meant to start getting in shape sooner (like back in January) but it didn’t happen. So now you’re wondering how to get that flat midsection – and fast… There are many myths floating around out there about how to reduce belly fat, so before you fall into the trap of the latest fad diet, expensive wrap ...[Read More]

Easy Healthy Summer Snacks

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Summer is finally here! Relaxing at the beach or pool is a great way to spend the day, but make sure you bring some easy healthy summer snacks to share. Last summer I put together a list of 25 healthy summer snacks, but when I recently asked on Instagram what you’d like to see more of, many of you said that you can NEVER have too many easy healthy summer snacks. So, without further ado here are a ...[Read More]

The Benefits of BCAAs for Women

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By Kate Horney   BCAAs (branched chain amino acids)…What are they? What do they do? Should you take them? Here’s a little science lesson for you. Amino acids are the building blocks of protein. There are 20 amino acids and of the 20, nine are considered essential. Of the essential amino acids, three (valine, leucine, isoleucine) account for as much as 1/3 of muscle ...[Read More]

Weight Loss Supplements for Women

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When it comes to the best weight loss supplements for women, the first thing you must know is that NOTHING replaces the big rocks: Training Nutrition Balanced Metabolic Hormones   With that said, if you have these first pieces of the puzzle in place and are still looking for some ways to reach the goal of optimal fitness and fat loss, supplements can play a role as a “small rock” in your plan ...[Read More]

Grilled Sweet Potato Salad

Grilled Sweet Potato Salad

By Kate Horney   Let’s talk sweet potatoes!   Sweet potatoes are a great source of complex carbs and are filled with fiber, vitamin A, potassium, and phytochemicals.     Are you a sweet potato lover like me? If so, follow these tips on how to store sweet potatoes so you can have fresh and delicious sweet potatoes whenever your craving strikes.   Avoid storing sweet potatoe ...[Read More]

Summer Salad with Grilled Peaches and Prosciutto

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By Kate Horney   This grilled peach summer salad simply can’t be beat. I love to serve this with chicken, which you can throw on the grill at the same time as the peaches!   It’s the perfect combination of saltiness and sweetness and is sure to be a family favorite.   If you like the homemade salad dressing recipe above, check out more of our favorite healthy homemade salad dre ...[Read More]

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]