Tag: fitness

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!…


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…


Guest Post – You Can Still Workout While Traveling

With vacation season among us, it is a great time to point out that you can still get a great workout in on the road! LifeAficionada reader Mike Manning has been kind enough to submit this great article on working out while traveling, and I encourage all that are taking a trip this summer to…


Chocolate Shakeology® Peanut Butter Cups

Try out this yummy recipe for a healthy take on a favorite candy treat! Talk about not having to “sacrifice” your sweets to be healthy – YUM! Chocolate Shakeology® Peanut Butter Cups (Original Recipe Link) Calories: 75 • Carbohydrate: 9g • Protein: 4g • Fat: 3g • Sodium: 43mg Total Time: 1 hr. Prep Time:…


FREE Workout with Tony Horton!

I love finding a great deal online, and what’s a better deal than FREE? I stumbled upon this totally free workout featuring Tony Horton, creator of P90x, P90x2 and 10-Minute Trainer,on the Beachbody YouTube page – and I just had to share it! It’s full 30 minutes long, and will definitely get you burning some…


Try Cordastra™ FREE today!

I always like to keep my readers totally up to date with the best deals Beachbody has going for their fitness and nutritional products – and this one is hot! Until May 31st, you can try Beachbody’s ultimate catalyst to recovery, Cordastra™ – for FREE.  Cordyceps + Astragalus = Cordastra™ Cordastra is a brand-new wellness…


Wishlist – Summer Athletic Wear

Like I mentioned previously, a good athletic wardrobe can empower you in your workouts, give you better results, and make you feel great while kicking butt. Plus, it can be a fun “treat” to yourself when you’ve hit a specific goal. Here’s a suggestion – For every workout you complete, put a dollar in a jar….


Booty and the Beast – New Challenge Packs NOW Available!

Summer is right around the corner, and whether you are looking to get lean or if you’re wanting to bulk up – its time to get your best beach body ready! I am proud to announce that Beachbody has just released two brand new Challenge Packs, just in time for summer! These are the perfect…


Tai Cheng™ Challenge Packs – Save $90!

From childhood on, our mobility decreases until we lose our natural alignment, flexibility, and strength. We convince ourselves that it’s natural to wake up with aches, or fight through stiffness. But it isn’t. Tai Cheng™ is a 12-week total-body fitness program developed by martial arts master trainer Dr. Mark Cheng, designed for immediate and long-term…


How to Break Through Your Fitness Plateau

Fitness plateaus are very common for those who exercise regularly. Even the most dedicated fitness guru may encounter times when their workouts don’t seem as effective, and their progress seems to come to a halt. By making a few small changes to your fitness routine, you should be able to push through that plateau and…


The Benefits of Working With a Team Beachbody Coach

Most of you who read this blog regularly already know that I am a Beachbody Coach – but you may not completely understand what that means! What do I do as a Beachbody Coach? How might it benefit you? First, let me give you a little background on my history with the Beachbody organization –…


Guest Post – Working Out With Cancer

Today I have the pleasure of introducing my very first guest blogger – Melanie Bowen. Melanie sent me a message about a week or so ago, asking me if I would be interested in posting this blog on working out with cancer. Having multiple family members who have had cancer (as I’m sure most of my readers…


Insanity® Challenge Packs – Save $90!

Summer is only two months away – what are you doing to get ready for bikini season? There is no better time than now to get in the best shape of your life! Last month I shared with you an excellent deal Beachbody was offering on P90X and P90X2 – this month they are at…


Wishlist – Fashionable Fitness Gear

I am always a big fan of wearing something cute and fashionable when working out. Does it really affect your performance during a workout? This could be debateable. I do believe fancy clothes are not necessary for you to make progress during a workout. I mean, there have been days that I just throw on…


5-Day Spring Shakeology® Challenge!

Click here for the Facebook Challenge Group Page It’s only 5 DAYS to start your path towards your fitness goals. Have you been wanting to try Shakeology®, but have been worried about committing to a one month supply? If so, this challenge is for you! I am running a 5-day challenge and selling bundle packs…


TLC’s Chilli LOVES Brazil Butt Lift & Shakeology®!

Image Credit – FitChilli.com It’s become my favorite new hobby to spot celebs who are into Beachbody products as much as I am. As I posted previously, MTV’s JWOWW has been spotted with a bag of Vegan Chocolate Shakeology® on her show “Snooki & JWOWW”, and she isn’t the only celeb who is in the…


P90X & P90X2 Challenge Packs – Save $80!

Summer is just around the corner, and there is no better time to get in the very best shape of your life! It is very likely that you have already heard of the #1 best-selling extreme fitness program of all time, P90X, and its successor, P90X2. But, I bet you haven’t seen a deal like…


BIG Shakeology Opportunity!

I know I’ve shared with you before how much Shakeology® has dramatically helped my fitness goals. It has given me more energy, decreased my cravings for sweets and chocolates, helped me to manage my weight, improved my digestion, and kept me satisfied throughout the day. For those who may not  be as familiar, Shakeology® is…


Chicken Cordon Bleu

After the raving success of the Chicken Cordon Blue I made last night, I thought it would only be appropriate to share the recipe with all my blog readers! I mean, who doesn’t love chicken stuffed with other delicious foods? Chicken Cordon Bleu may look pretty fancy, but is actually relatively easy to make. This recipe, originally created by…