Let's Connect

Uncategorized

Father’s Day Gifts Kids Can Make

father's day gifts kids can make, homemade father's day gifts, father's day crafts

Now that the BeyondFit Kids are old enough to enjoy doing some smaller crafts, I decided we’d tackle homemade Father’s Day gifts this year. There are lots of cute ideas across the web, but to save you some time search, I’ve compiled a few of my favorite Father’s Day gifts kids can make and linked them below!   So if you’re looking for Father’s Day gift ideas that the kids can make daddy ...[Read More]

Health Benefits of Wine

health benefits of wine, is wine good for you, fat loss and alcohol

Happy National Wine Day!   We get lots of questions about wine, so today seemed like a great time to do a little “red wine” Q & A.     Q: Is there a low calorie wine? A: There are very few low calorie wines floating around (and none I could find were red). The low cal wines that are on the market are made from the first grapes picked in the season. That’s because ...[Read More]

Why The Type of Fiber In Your Protein Bar Matters + 3 Recipes

Why The Type of Fiber In Your Protein Bar Matters + 3 Recipes

By Kate Horney   On days that I’m running errands, in a rush, or just need a quick grab & go meal or snack option, my “emergency” stock of protein bars (in my pantry, purse, and yes, even my car!) are life savers. Not all protein bars are created equally, though. In fact, some bars have just as much sugar (or even more!) than a candy bar. That’s why I was SO EXCITED to find out ...[Read More]

5 Best Yoga Poses During Pregnancy + Their Benefits

5 best yoga poses during pregnancy, yoga benefits for pregnancy, pregnancy yoga, fit mom

By Adrienne Herrenbruck As expectant mothers it is so important to keep health and fitness as a high priority. Although many soon-to-be-moms want to stay very active during pregnancy, it’s also critical to be safe for both the mom and child. The practice of Yoga during pregnancy has increased dramatically over the last several years, and there are several reasons you may want to jump on the ...[Read More]

5 Reasons You Need Total Body Workouts

total body workouts, best workout schedule, workout splits, fit mom, mom exercise, busy mom exercise

By Kate Horney If you’ve hit a plateau, are struggling to lose that last 5lbs, or are trying to take your physique to the next level, total-body training could be the secret that you’re missing. In the old school world of bodybuilding, many trainers recommended breaking up workouts by muscle groups (arms, shoulders, legs, etc). It’s not uncommon to see training “splits” (aka plans) that cont ...[Read More]

Healthy Kids Challenge Part 1: Food

healthy kids challenge, fit kids, kids exercise, kids nutrition, kids water, kids diet, active kids, healthy kids challenge part 4: sleep

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]

THE TOP 16 FITNESS THINGS I LEARNED IN 2016

In 2013 I shared the top 13 things I learned, in 2014, I shared the top 14 things I learned. Apparently I had a serious case of #mombrain and completely spaced on the list in 2015, but I thought it’d be fun to bring back the tradition… 2016 has been one heck of a year! On a fitness/business front, this spring I had the amazing opportunity to take the stage and win 1st place in my class at a f ...[Read More]

Fitness Must-Haves for 2017

fitness must haves, fit mom, fitness gear

By Kate Horney  Top 5 Fitness Must Haves for the New Year  New year, new goals, new workouts! Are you looking for new gear to make your workouts easier? Here are my top 5 fitness must-haves for 2017… 1. S’well Water Bottles – The stainless steel, BPA-free Swell water bottle keeps beverages cold for up to 24 hours and keeps beverages hot for up to 12 hours. This is by far ...[Read More]

Single Serving Healthy Apple Cobbler

single serving apple cobbler recipe, apple cobbler recipe, healthy apple cobbler, microwave dessert

By Kate Horney If you’re like me and love a warm, gooey apple cobbler, you’re going to LOVE this healthy version!  We lowered the carbs and added some protein so this single serving healthy apple cobbler will satisfy your sweet tooth without wrecking your fitness goals. Bonus: it can be made in less than 5 minutes, with only ONE dish to wash!   Another quick and easy single serving recip ...[Read More]

New Mom FAQ

new mom faq, new mom frequently asked questions, fit mom, new mom questions

By Kate Horney I recently had the opportunity to chat with Jillian Michaels, a celebrity fitness trainer, author, and television personality known for her appearances on NBC’s The Biggest Loser. Jillian recently wrote the book Yeah Baby! in which she and a team of top-notch experts cover various new mom topics including child development, pregnancy and so much more, and wanted to talk to ...[Read More]