Tag: wellness

Beachbody on Demand – LIVE and on Sale This Month!

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If you guys haven’t heard me raving about the good news this week, now is the time to tune in! I am so thrilled to announce that Beachbody’s On Demand service is now LIVE. This means that you now have access to hundreds of Beachbody’s most popular workouts, at your fingertips!   WHAT IS BEACHBODY…


Sweating For The Wedding – 6 Months To Go!

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I feel like I go through the same struggle each year – between the holiday season and the cold winter months here in Ohio, wintertime is a tough time for me to stay on my fitness game. While I did not fall off the wagon as severely this year, my routine got disrupted on more than…


3 Day Refresh – Honest Review and Results

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  When I first heard about the 3-Day Refresh system from Beachbody, I was admittedly a little skeptical of how much could actually be accomplished with a 3-day cleanse. However, when I started hearing about and seeing results from my other teammates, I knew this was something I had to look in to. I recently…


FREE 5 Day Veggie Challenge!

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Momma always told you to eat your vegetables – well, are you listening? I am hosting a FREE 5 Day Veggie Challenge beginning March 10th, where will we will be monitoring our daily vegetable intake with the goal of eating 3 healthy cups per day. The goal of the 5 Day Veggie Challenge is to encourage…


5 Day FREE Water Challenge

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  Are YOU drinking enough water each day? I am starting a FREE Water Challenge February 17th-21st, where we will be monitoring our daily water intake with the goal of drinking approximately 8 glasses of water each day. The goal of the 5 Day Water Challenge is to inspire others to replace juice, soda, energy drinks,…


Strawberry Shakeology® Recipe Calendar + Bonus Recipes!

If you haven’t heard the amazing news yet – Strawberry Shakeology® is here! I am so excited to taste the new rich flavor for myself, I know it will be just delicious! To curb my cravings until my first bag arrives, I am perusing and collecting some delicious-looking Strawberry Shakeology®  recipes to share with all my awesome…


Strawberry Shakeology® Is Here!

  It’s always a good day in my book when Beachbody debuts a new Shakeology® flavor – and this time it’s no different! Strawberry is here! Yes, it’s true. Strawberry Shakeology has arrived. You asked for it, so we made it—a non-vegan Strawberry Shakeology® that’s rich, sweet, fruity, and smooth. Very, very smooth! Simply strawberry….


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…


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…


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…


Stuffed Buffalo Chicken Breasts

It’s official. I have an obsession with stuffed chicken. I’ve had much success lately in the kitchen with the concept of stuffed chicken, mainly with the help from SkinnyTaste.com. From chicken cordon bleu, to jalapeño stuffed chicken, there isn’t much that I don’t want to stuff inside a chicken breast these days. The other night…


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…


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…


Join a Beachbody Challenge Group!

Those who are interested in fitness and getting into shape, and even those who simply follow this blog and my Twitter, are most likely already familiar with Beachbody, and may have already seen me talk about the Beachbody Challenge. So, what is the Beachbody Challenge? Basically, the Beachbody Challenge is a process of pairing together…


Chicken and Cashew Stir-Fry

I recently found an old cookbook I picked up at Borders (back when there was still a Borders) on sale – Wok & Stir Fry by Linda Doeser. The book immediately caught my eye when I originally picked it up, due to its large size and beautiful photographs. At the time I was totally intimidated…


Tony Horton Talks Shakeology!

One of my favorite parts of being a Beachbody Coach is being able to share Shakeology. What is Shakeology, you may be asking? Well, it’s the healthiest meal of the day – and quite possibly, the yummiest! Shakeology® is a patent-pending nutritional protein shake that provides a wide spectrum of healthy nutrients in a low-calorie formula….


Girl, You Need Portion Control!

One of the most difficult things I’ve encountered in my weight loss evolution is just knowing when to stop eating. Before I knew any better, I’d find myself (either out of boredom or just plain ol’ habit) going for second portions after a large meal, finishing an entire meal at a restaurant, and searching the kitchen…


On & Off The Fitness Wagon

The past few weeks have been very up and down for me in terms of fitness and weight. My post-Christmas fitness was a total mess, and I could feel myself putting back on the pounds. Avoiding the scale out of shame and embarrassment  I let myself go further and further down the rabbit hole. Note to…


Cheesy Jalapeño Popper Baked Stuffed Chicken

Okay, I realize this blog isn’t technically “active” yet, so who knows how many people will actually get to see this post when it goes live (to be best guesstimate… none). But I thought this would be a great recipe for the blog to have in its Archives, and I’m just so damn excited about…