In 2008 I became pregnant with my daughter, and over the nine month journey I gained 64 pounds; by the time I gave birth in August of 2009 I weighed 197lbs. I had never really been overweight or out of shape before so I looked at this as a new challenge that I would overcome. ...
Recipe by Coach Kristin Vermillion
3 medium sweet potatoes (wrapped for microwave cooking)
1 can corn (rinsed and patted dry)
1 can low sodium black beans(rinsed and drained)
1/2 white onion, chopped
2-4 tsp chipotle adobe sauce
1/4+ cup greek yogurt
1/4- 1/2 cup chopped cilantro
1. Microwave sweet potatoes until fork tender. Let cool until able to handle (5-10 min)
2. While ...
Did you know that people who keep a food journal lose 30-50% more weight than those who don’t? That’s huge, and an easy tool to use!
I have personally kept a food journal for about 15 years, and I can say first hand, this trick works! It keeps me honest, and gives me a record of ...
Why a life of healthy living? To attract others to it! We can often preach and try to educate people on better choices they could be making or why they SHOULD live a healthier lifestyle, but it is not always everybody's time to change....We promote it to death and they they can turn away.
From a very young age I’ve been interested in fitness. I remember secretly looking through my sister’s TEEN magazines before I was a teen myself – and I’d always be drawn to the fitness sections! I grew up with a father who was a great example of health, but a mother who struggled with her ...
I'm am grateful for life! Especially because I work in a hospital! We only have one chance to do it right. Giving my body and mind respect by eating right, and making healthy lifestyle decisions is very important to me.
If you were to ask me why I choose to live a healthy lifestyle I would ...
Coach Nichole Rich created this yummy stir fry, filled with colorful veggies, lean protein, and an explosion of spices for awesome flavor!!! Let us know how you like it!
3 oz rice noodles or rice sticks
12 oz boneless, skinless chicken breast
1/2 cup chicken broth
2 tbsp low sodium soy sauce
2 tbsp snipped fresh basil
2 tsp cornstarch
1/2 tsp ...
I began my fitness journey in April of 2012, and I haven’t stopped to look back once. Through high school and college my lifestyle was really fast-paced juggling my school work with multiple waitressing and bartending jobs. Needless to say I wasn’t very physically active or fit by any means. One day I woke up ...
I have been working out for over 15 years but never got the results that I was after until the past two years. I consistently went to the gym 5 days a week and did weights and cardio but I didn’t put much effort into eating clean. After I had my second son in July ...
Making a list and checking it twice! By Coach Andi
The 2013 Fitness Universe will be here before we know it! Below is a list of things you need to be doing NOW, to be prepared for stress free June, leading up to the show.
Register online at www.fitnessuniverse.com.
Make travel and hotel arrangements. Use sites like expedia.com, ...