In working with thousands of women over the years at Bombshell who are in pursuit of their fitness goals, I have coached women from all walks of life and from around the globe; Physicians, lawyers, students, homemakers and everything in between. These are intelligent women that successfully manage their daily lives and the lives of others. But without fail, at one time or another, they all come across something that causes them to struggle when it comes to managing their healthy lifestyle. Struggling with achieving your weight loss and fitness goals does not mean that you are not strong, smart, worthy or intelligent. It simply means that reaching these goals is a challenge for you, and that is okay! The key to getting past these challenges is figuring out what your personal poison is that may be keeping you from success. Identify the factors make YOU struggle and from there you will be able to take the steps necessary to change the behavior. Read more!
EXFOLIATE YOUR ENTIRE BODY
Three parts baking soda to one part water in any quantity will yield a paste that can be applied to the body as a gentle-yet-effective scrub. If you throw in oatmeal, it really delivers the goods. Rinse clean, and enjoy some glowing skin. Just steer clear of your private parts and your eyes if you use it on your face. Read more!
Don’t quite know how to cook these new foods on your plan?
You have your new plan ready and you’ve bought all the foods you’ll need for your meal prep. But wait, there’s a few things on here that you’re not quite sure how to prepare. Read more!
Don’t Look Down – Look Forward
Not too long ago, my hubby walked into the bathroom and witnessed me standing on the scale with my eyes gazing down at the number. He knew exactly what I was thinking— “How has it not budged?”
He interrupted what could have become an excessive (and unnecessary) analysis of why my lean-out had stalled with a simple but powerful statement, “Don’t look down— look forward.” Read more!
Here are 4 things to help get you started
Many people have New Year’s resolutions to lose weight! For some, this is their resolution year after year, but they cannot lose weight and keep it off. Why is that, and what can be done to successfully reach and obtain this goal? Read more!
Boost energy, blast fat & have fun!
Do you ever have those mornings when you feel blah with low energy? Don’t worry—we all do! But, I have a solution to share. Try my quick workout that’ll get your endorphins pumping, your heart rate jumping and your energy flowing so you can take on the day. Read more!
Ingredient swaps to lower sugar & fat
The holiday season wouldn’t be complete without a little holiday baking. However, we all know that traditional holiday baked goods are the enemy of a lean physique, as most are high in sugar and fat and low in fiber. Not exactly a recipe for success. But, rather than simply giving up on goodies this holiday season, try these clean ingredient swaps and suggestions to slim down your holiday favorites. Happy baking!
TIPS TO DECREASE SHORTENING/BUTTER/OIL
The following fruits and starchy vegetables are effective substitutes for fat in your baked goods:Continue Reading Here
Fat Blasting, 25-minutes, Do It Anywhere!
Today, my training buddy and I decided to put together an upper body workout that also served as a killer abdominal workout. We didn’t incorporate one abdominal crunch; rather, the majority of the exercises we performed required balance and serious core stability. We got through this workout in about 40 minutes, our muscles were sufficiently beat and we were sweating like crazy. Success!
You can do this workout from top to bottom, or you can select a few of the exercises to incorporate into your upper body programs.Continue Reading Here
What do broccoli, cauliflower, Brussels sprouts, kale, cabbage, and bok choy have in common?
They’re all members of the cruciferous, or cabbage, family of vegetables. And they all contain phytochemicals, vitamins and minerals, and fiber that are important to your health (although some have more than others.) Read more!
Consistency is the key to healthy fat loss!
Dieting for an extended period of time is a NO-NO! Another NO-NO is the act of eating badly one day and then starving yourself the next to play catch up! Many studies have found that at least 90 percent of dieters fail at their attempt to keep weight off. So stop doing this uncomfortable, miserable, health jeopardizing act to yourself. Dieting can bring on numerous physical and psychological problems. Read more!