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Baked Avocado and Egg

Who knew you could bake avocado? It makes a fun little boat for half of a scrambled egg. Enjoy for as a nutritious, on-the-go breakfast or snack. Servings: 2 Here’s what you need… 1 organic avocado, halved with pit removed 1 egg salt, pepper, and your favorite seasoning – I used Fajita Seasoning Preheat the oven…


5 Flat Tummy Myths and 3 Tight Abs Tricks

It’s Hot Outside! Summer Bathing suits is right around the corner…are you ready? Most people want to slim down before baring it all, so I’m here to warn you of the 5 Flat Tummy Myths that could waste your time: Myth #1: Do extra crunches to flatten your abs. Excessive crunches aren’t the answer for…


3 Ways to GET MORE from your Workout

Use the following three tips to bring your routine up to the next level:  1. Be Unstable: Use your entire body, and target your core, by performing exercises that engage stabilizing muscles. To do this use an exercise ball, a balance board, a balance disk, or you could simply stand on one leg.  2. Add Resistance: The…


3 Anti-Fitness Habits

The following 3 habits will result in weight gain faster than you can say ‘anti-fitness habits.’ Break these habits quickly. Drinking Calories. Soda pop, coffee drinks, smoothies and fruit juices are filled with calories. Since liquids won’t give you a ‘full’ feeling, these drinks slide by without notice of how many extra calories you’re getting….


4 Ways to Burn More Fat

There is nothing quite as frustrating as seeing your results fizzle out. This is a common place to end up, usually after a few months on the same exercise routine. In the beginning your body responds to your routine with lost pounds and gained muscle tone, then one day all results screech to a stop….


Motivation

Are you struggling with self motivation? Having a hard time getting yourself to your regularly scheduled workouts? Finding more and more reasons to cheat on your healthy diet? You’re not alone and today I’ve got just the 4 Self-Motivating Mind Tricks that you need to lock onto your goals… A healthy dose of motivation coupled…


Baked Catfish and Mint Cabbage Salad

Catfish is a wonderful source of low fat protein. Lots of recipes call for frying catfish, but baking turns it into a low calorie, high protein meal. The generous seasoning of the catfish lends to a rich flavor that is complimented perfectly by the light minty salad. Servings: 4 Here’s what you need… For the…


Success Routine

Recently listened to a podcast featuring an amazing educator named JR Wilson. He’s the founder of The Advanced Learning Institute He mentioned that many successful people have a routine that implement into their lives. It could even be a 5 minute daily positive word routine with yourself. I suggest trying a small daily routine taking…


Cancer Fighting Veggie

Have you ever heard of a kohlrabi? I hadn’t either. It’s like a cabbage/turnip and you can eat all of the parts of it but the meat on the inside is the best tasting part. If you can find it at your farmers market, it’s worth a try! Peel, chop and roast or saute. It’s…


Is junk food really addictive? should we be as cautious of it as we are with cigarettes, gambling, computer time, alcohol? Maybe yes we should! here is an interesting look at the science of addiction and junk food. This is powerful stuff. Link to NY Times Article Live Good, Mac Dodds Live Good Fitness.co http://www.nytimes.com/2013/02/24/magazine/the-extraordinary-science-of-junk-food.html?pagewanted=all&_r=0