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Coffee with Kate: Diets, Diet and More

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I truly enjoy receiving your questions for these Coffee with Kate editions of the blog! Thank you for sending questions my way. Keep them coming to info@beyondfitmom.com or by finding me on Facebook or Instagram.    Coffee with Kate: Question 1. I want to start stocking my fridge and pantry with healthier foods, but I’m honestly not sure where to start.  I know you have lots of reci ...[Read More]

5 Steps to Eat Your Way to Better Sleep

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Sleep. Who needs it, besides just about every living thing on this planet? You, that’s who. And you deserve the best quality of sleep you can get on all levels, in all ways. Why? Because you’re worth it. Even though we don’t know you and will technically never meet you in person, we value you and your valid need for a good night’s rest. But getting better sleep isn’t just as simple as plopping dow ...[Read More]

Make Daylight Savings Time Work for Your Workouts

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How are we feeling about Daylight Savings Time, moms?!?   Many of us (especially those with young kiddos!) dread this “spring forward” tradition, because it means getting one less hour of sleep. But you can take actually advantage of the upcoming daylight savings time to help you improve your overall fitness and health routine.  Daylight Savings Time Effects Sunlight produces a prof ...[Read More]

Healthy Bedtime Snacks

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We all know the importance of sleep! Your body burns fat, regenerates your cells, and slows the effects of aging while you sleep! Sleep has been referred to as the hormonal reset button for your body. And what happens when you don’t get quality sleep?  Your fat burning hormones become a disaster! Lack of sleep elevates our cortisol levels and stress hormones, causing our bodies to S ...[Read More]

Living the BeyondFit Life

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You may be wondering about living the BeyondFit Life. If you want balance in your life when it comes to food and fitness, I’m here to tell you, there’s no better way! Many women struggle to maintain weight loss long-term. While fad-diets, 30-day plans, and other “quick fixes” might help you drop pounds initially, keeping weight off proves incredibly challenging. Research show ...[Read More]

Weight Loss and Your Menstrual Cycle

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Don’t let PMS ruin your workouts and undo all of your weight loss progress. By making a few small tweaks to your training and nutrition, you can easily outsmart cravings and get a handle on this time of month. For many women, the weight and mood changes caused by your menstrual cycle can be significant. The symptoms of PMS vary by individual and can range from a slight inconvenience to feeli ...[Read More]

A Day in the BeyondFit Mom Life

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How do I fit fitness into my daily mom life? Things are pretty crazy right now between running an online business, running local boot camps, and even more importantly, taking care of my duties as a wife and mom. For me, fitness is all about living a healthy, happy & balanced life, so I practice fitting fitness into my daily life and modeling healthy habits for my kids while still keeping ...[Read More]

Why Women Need a Multivitamin

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As I’ve mentioned many times before, I’m naturally fairly cautious when it comes to supplements.   I’d rather fuel my body with whole foods and save that extra money – let’s be honest: supplements can be EXPENSIVE. When it comes to the best supplements for women, NOTHING replaces the big rocks: Training Nutrition Balanced Metabolic Hormones   But with that said…if these first piece ...[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]

Adrenal Health

By Lisa Black The adrenal glands produce hormones such as adrenaline, cortisol and DHEA, which help our body adapt to stress, triggering the “fight or flight” response. The increase of adrenaline level in our bloodstream causes our body to slow down our digestion, and repair and maintenance of other normal functions to channel energy into handling stress. Prolonged stress – which means ...[Read More]