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Be Your Motivation

As some of you may know, last weekend I competed in my first NPC bikini competition. I couldn’t be more pleased with my performance and the physique I brought to the stage. My goal for this first competition was to place in any category. I wanted to have a competitive physique. I was eligible for …

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Woman Empowerment

I am a huge advocate of the “women empowering women” movement. Since the beginning of my involvement in the fitness industry (dating back in 2012 in my first group exercise class). I’ve found nothing but amazing and supportive women encouraging other women to find their inner strength. Fit women pick each other up when they …

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“Just Start”

Recently, I’ve received some great advice from my “crush-it-crew” leader and mentor, Marissa Roy.  If you don’t already follow her, you should Marissa is an online diet and personal training coach and puts out great content. The advice she gave was, “just start.” We all have grand plans and dreams that seem damn near impossible …

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Happy Hump Day!

Now that I have your attention… This is only 9 weeks difference! Yes, the lighting is different (pod lighting) and yes, posing is different (work in progress). But this is me. Raw, unfiltered. Not some insta-star who knows how to manipulate photos. I still can’t believe it. Real talk: my coach, the wonderful @panny_fit, sent me …

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Protein Birthday Pancakes

Today is my baby boy’s birthday! Excuse me while I cry in the corner… I can’t believe my baby is 6 years old already! Since it’s his birthday, I’m catering to his every want on this special day. Which means, I would only make my boy’s favorite breakfast on this special day: Chocolate Chip Pancakes! …

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Protein Yogurt Recipe

Chocolate Greek Yogurt

I’m a no frills kind of girl. So if you’re coming to Food Friday looking for fancy, complicated, deconstructed, trendy recipes that involve 20 steps and 3 kitchen appliances to make a single serving, well you’ve come to the wrong place. Each week, Food Friday will have a different meal, food hack, or meal prep …

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Mug Cake Recipe

Protein Mug Cake

It’s the end of the day and you have lots of protein and carbs left to hit, but very little fat.  You’re not in the mood to down a cup of plain egg whites, you definitely have a sweet tooth, and who DOESN’T love cake?!? Protein Mug Cake to the rescue! Ingredients: 25g Core Nutritionals MRP in …

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