Working from home: a short, honest look at the pros and cons

Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer recently shared her views on working from home, and I jumped to blog about it. Though I believe she focused on the telecommuting side of things, let’s dig into the “work from home” arena that is so often challenged: Personally, I’ve worked from home for 9 years starting in St. Augustine, […]

What is in Shakeology?

Shakeology contains the following nutrient groups and ingredients. Each nutrient group helps your body on a variety of levels. Here’s the breakdown! Protein and Amino Acids: Whey, Pea, Brown Rice, Chia, Quinoa, Amaranth, Flax, Sacha Inchi. What these do in your body: Help build lean muscles, improve skin and hair, support optimal brain function, improve mood, and […]

The 100% Rule(possibly the most powerful EVER when it comes to weight loss and healthy living), Sharing Your Calling and Win a Beachbody Workout Program!

Flipping through a Muscle and Fitness Hers magazine 7 years ago, I stumble into a little tip that reads “The 100% Rule” and my life changed. This philosophy is something that all athletes and body builders know and follow, because they’re body being in tip-top shape is not a lifestyle option; it is their livelihood. […]

Antioxidants – The Power of Prevention

Research has confirmed that most common diseases are associated with a diet low in antioxidants. Diseases such as: Alzheimer’s disease Cancer Cardiovascular disease Cataracts Diabetes Hypertension Infertility Macular degeneration Measles Mental illness Periodontal disease Respiratory tract infections Rheumatoid arthritis Dr. Patrick Holford, founder of the Institute for Optimum Nutrition, says that the common denominator in […]

The Best Workout for Busy Women: High Intensity Interval Training (HIIT).

Description of High-intensity interval training (HIIT): any workout that alternates between intense bursts of activity and fixed periods of less-intense activity. For example: performing jumping jacks fast as you can for 1 minute and then doing luunges, slowly, for 2 minutes. Repeat that 3-minute interval five times for a 15-minute, fat-blasting workout. When I first […]

Clean Eating Meal Guide – Katy Gillis Shares Her Personal Plan

My Personal Meal Plan – by Katy Gillis I’m a fitness coach by trade, but a busy mom by daily REALITY, so I’m all about simple meals and quick workouts that deliver long-term results!  That’s why I created and follow this very simple clean-eating meal plan. You’ll see there’s lots of room for creativity to […]

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Your All-Natural Deodorant Not Up To Snuff? Go Primal!

We met at Starbucks, one of my favorite hangouts. Amy smiled as she slid a glass jar across the table to me. I couldn’t have been more excited! In 2005 when my husband and I started to rehab our diet and eat healthier, we also started researching how to live healthier through using clean, clear, […]