Monthly archives: July, 2013

Chalene Johnson on Live With Kelly! & Turbo Explained

Anyone that has been following this blog knows that I am a huge fan of Chalene Johnson. She is my fitness idol and everyday workout go-to. I have been using her program TurboFire® for well over a year, and recently have completed her strength training program, ChaLEAN Extreme®. My current workout routine is a hybrid…


Chocolate and Vanilla Shakeology® Parfait

For those that love to indulge in a delicious and satisfying dessert at the end of the day (like me!), this recipe is just what you need!   Chocolate and Vanilla Shakeology® Parfait (Original Recipe Link) Calories: 253 • Fat: 3 g • Saturated Fat: 0 g • Cholesterol: 10 mg • Sodium: 210 mg…


Nutty Butter Shakeology®

This delicious recipe is one that I could eat almost every day. Bananas (in my opinion) always make for a delicious smoothie ingredient, and this recipe is no exception. It’s so good, it’s b-a-n-a-n-a-s!   Nutty Butter Shakeology® (Original Recipe Link) Calories: 408 • Fat: 15 g • Saturated Fat: 2 g • Cholesterol: 10…


Guest Post – 7 Surefire Tips for a Healthier Summer

Today’s guest post is perfect for this heat wave we are all enduring! (Has your makeup melted off today, too??) Here you will find some great tips for a healthy summer season, written by LifeAficionada reader Shawn Tremaine. Depending on where you live, you may have been dreaming of summer for what has seemed like…


We’re Engaged!!

You know, I have to admit… there were moments I thought this day would never come. Ry and I have been together a beautiful and long 8 + years. We were that couple that everyone liked to constantly ask “so when are you two gonna get married?!” at like, every. party. function. I got used…


Peaches and Creme Shakeology®

I have some big news to share with all my blog readers in the next day or so (been so busy after the holiday!) but in the meantime I wanted to share this delicious Peaches and Creme Shakeology recipe with you all. It’s the perfect summertime treat! Peaches and Creme Shakeology® (Original Recipe Link) Calories:…


4th of July Shakeology® Recipe!

Happy 4th of July, all! I am currently being whisked away by my lovely boyfriend Ryan to an unknown destination (surprise getaway, my favorite kind!) for the holiday – but I am so excited to share this delicious Independence Day-inspired Shakeology® recipe with you all! It even features the all new Vanilla Shakeology® that I…


Wishlist Wednesday – Summer Faves!

I can’t seem to stop finding amazing new fitness and athletic apparel/accessories that I’d like to add to my personal collection. In fact, Pinterest can be a rather dangerous place sometimes – my ability to restrain myself from finding adorable athletic wear is becoming nearly impossible. Oh well, my searching means more fun for you!…


NEW Vanilla Shakeology® Recipes!

I can’t seem to get enough of Vanilla Shakeology® these days – you could even say I’m addicted! It’s become my new favorite hobby to hunt out fun and new Vanilla Shakeology® recipes to try with this delicious powder – and of course, share them with you all! Check out these yummy variations below: Iced Mocha…


20 Secrets of Very Fit People by Chalene Johnson

As many of my readers already know, I am a huge fan of Chalene Johnson. The creator of my favorite Beachbody programs TurboFire® and ChaLEAN Extreme®, Chalene is fun, motivating, and inspirational. She is a model athlete, mom, and wife – and I truly look up to her in many ways. Chalene has some great advice…