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"Pay the Farmer Now or Pay the Doctor Later"

Posted by [email protected] on March 7, 2015 at 11:25 PM Comments comments (0)

That is the motto my friends and family hear me say all the time when I am asked why I would want to buy only organic food. If you are still on the fence about switching over to real food and price is a main factor, I have listed some ways I make buying organic, free range and ...

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All you need is YOU: Bodyweight Training

Posted by [email protected] on February 12, 2015 at 4:05 PM Comments comments (0)

Fitness exercises can come in several different forms - some exercises use weights, and others don't.  Many believe that, in order to get a good workout, you need to be using some piece of fitness equipment.  Whether it be a cardio machine (elliptical, treadmill), weight machine, or hand weights, if you're not using one, you're not working out.  Others will use their belief of a workout requiring equipment as an excuse not to work out. 

"I don't have eno...

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Video with Trey

Posted by [email protected] on February 4, 2015 at 7:00 PM Comments comments (0)

When my family changed our eating habits, Trey, my youngest, was not on board in the beginning. He even told me once that I was ruining his life when I wouldn't buy cake with bright blue frosting. Last week Trey and his brother Noah cheered when I said I was making chicken and broccoli quesadillas. It warmed my heart to hear cheers over broccoli. It is amazing how our palate changes over time.

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Making the Change

Posted by [email protected] on January 19, 2015 at 8:25 PM Comments comments (0)

When you make changes in your life, which of the following best fits your personality?

A) Do you stick your toes in slowly?

B) Walk in slowly halfway then when ready, dunk the rest of your body in?

C) Dive right in?

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Commit to get "fit": Tips on creating a successful workout plan

Posted by [email protected] on January 17, 2015 at 4:10 PM Comments comments (1)

Beginning a workout program is not easy.  Oftentimes, people who create goals focused on working out and overall fitness have no idea how to get started.  They may be embarassed to walk inside of a gym facility because they aren't sure which machine they should be using, or how the machine works.  They may be afraid of what other people are going to think, and that fear in itself is what keeps them from achieving their goals.  If the person I'm describing here sounds a lit...

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Do You Know What You Are Eating?

Posted by [email protected] on January 12, 2015 at 10:25 PM Comments comments (2)

Have you ever noticed how many ingredients are in some of your favorite snacks? Take granola bars for example. One of America’s favorite trusted brand is Quaker Chewy Granola Bars. Their chocolate chip, oatmeal raisin and peanut butter bars all contain more than 25 ingredients. Also, they contain artificial flavors and the artificial color, caramel coloring. Artificial flavors and colors are not safe to consume and not necessary in granola bars. The artificial color, ca...

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Start 2015 on the Right Foot!

Posted by [email protected] on January 8, 2015 at 1:55 PM Comments comments (0)

Happy 2015!  I hope all of you out there reading our blog have had a great start to the New Year and had a blessed holiday season!

You've all had an opportunity to meet my partner-in-crime, Maggie -- now it's time for me to introduce myself!

My name is Sandee, and I am both a NASM Certified personal trainer and a family law/personal injury attorney in Brentwood, California....

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Welcoming in 2015

Posted by [email protected] on January 3, 2015 at 5:55 PM Comments comments (0)

Post from Maggie

Happy 2015! Did you make a New Years Resolution? Did you know that only 8% of all resolutions made are kept all year? 

Like most people, Sandee and I have made several resolutions in the past that we were not able to keep.

Three years ago I was a single mom with three boys, a full time Special Eduction Teacher, and 25 pounds over weight....

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The Power of Music

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So you’re on your way to the gym for your daily afternoon workout after a long day at work. You decided to be proactive and packed your gym bag the night before so you wouldn’t have to stop at home first. Great! You’ve got your running shoes, t-shirt, shorts, water bottle, music…. but wait. Where are your headphones?? You then remember your headphones are sitting safely on your kitchen table at home… What do you do?? Your workout is ruined

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