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Debbie's Journey #011517

Hi Everyone!  It's been a long time since I have wrote on the blog. But, I am back and excited to share some great news! Debbie and I are starting her journey into fitness and wellness. Her goal is to lose weight and begin to exercise. I will be providing the personal training in her journey. Debbie will be using the Shaklee 180 Weight Loss program. We will be following her journey and posting blogs and videos. So stay tuned. Debbie will be posting here as well. You are more than welcome to join us on this journey!

MY BODY IS A MACHINE

If you started the year out with plans to diet, I urge you to rethink it.  I’ve been there.  I’ve gone on diets, I’ve done cleanses of sorts, I’ve trained for and run four marathons, I’ve taken supplements marketed to enhance fat loss, diuretics to remove ‘water weight’…I barely managed to stay within the weight standards my entire military career!   I was absolutely convinced the standards were unfair to women and to short people.  My point is that I wanted to change the way I looked by changing the mirror rather tha

Read the fine print and there is always fine print

In almost every batch of headlines that come to my inbox, at least one is still related to 'New Years Resolutions.'  I personally have never been a resolution kind of person.  I am not sure what that means.  How does the day January 1st differ from what was a good idea on December 31st?  Or November 20th for that matter?  Nonetheless while many of us are talking about resolutions and goals for the year, here are a few points you may want to consider before jumping into the latest 'fix' -

Happy New Year!

I am thankful and blessed this new year! May all of you be having a great Sunday. Its sunny here in Cali! Where ever you are hope you are enjoying the weather and happy to be alive!If you havent got that workout out in, get it done. Move for your heart!Love, Crystal. 

CHOOSE VALUE OVER PRICE and DO YOUR HOMEWORK

My advice: CHOOSE VALUE OVER PRICE and DO YOUR HOMEWORK.

7 tips to prepare for the holidays

The holidays are quickly approaching. Are you ready?1) plan all your meals 2) eat out no more than 2 times per week 3) get lots of sleep 4) exercise daily 5) plan for all of your cheat meals 6) relieve your stress daily with meditation, yoga, exercise, massage, accupuncture 7) Stick to your grocery list and buy only what you need; avoid overeating. 8) eat healthy 90% of the time. 9) make a decision to maintain a healthy weight and do it! 10) spend MOST of your time with freinds and family that will not sabotage you by over-eating, exposure to bad or unhealthy food or habits.

Good morning!

Happy Monday! Up and early! Protein Shake down. Normally lack protein goals last couple weeks. Looking to get work done around the house and prepare for a busy week ahead! preped foods yesterday so thats check! just get workouts in! And School Work done! Must write lesson plans for my son. And practice my new fitness formats that added to my skills!!! No coffee yet! while preping food yesterday almost made a fesh pot but nope.Too All, May the week BE Great in one way or another! 

Paleo Leap

Paleo LEAP

Misconceptions about Protein

I saw a video on Men's Health the other day titled "6 Protein Myths:". After watching it I felt like it lacked depth and by not addressing some of the information I was doing a disservice to all who followed that page. The following is my observation. Misconception #1:"Protein Builds Muscle" The first myth is kind of common sense. Contrary to popular belief protein doesn't build muscle. Protein is what your muscle is made of.