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SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENT: Fitness Coaching Package Giveaway

Hi Dolls, As you all may know, I am a certified personal trainer, group certified exercise instructor, and national-qualified figure competitor who enjoys working with women and encouraging them to get healthy through exercise. Fitness is definitely my passion, and just in time for the New Year, I’m giving away two FABULOUS fitness coaching packages! …

Protein-Packed Vegggies

Hey  Dolls, Not sure about you, but I am always trying to eat foods that allow me to build or maintain muscle. Most magazine articles on buillding a better body focus on eating lots of protein from meats and eggs. So I decided to put together a short list of veggies that are protein-packed. Soybeans Soybeans …

Why You Need Yoga

Hey Dolls! Believe it or not, yoga counts as cardio! All you have to do is try a few sun salutations (or any flows) at a good, steady pace while matching your breath to your movement. I love the gym, but let’s be honest… it’s a super-competitive environment! Sometimes a fast-paced spin class or trying …

Never Skip a Meal!

As a young girl, I was beyond obsessed with my weight. I was super curvy with a small waist on top of a big round bottom, and my obsession pushed me into skipping meals and other unhealthy activities. Sometimes, I would even starve myself and then binge on sugary foods because I could not stand the …

“Cheatclean”

Hey, Dolls! Over the weekend, I visited one of my favorite restaurants that allows me to have a cheat meal without feeling guilty about it… Fig & Olive is one of my favorite Mediterranean restaurants. On this particular occasion, I had the Fig & Olive Salad, topped with manchego , gorgonzola and fig to start. …

YES, You Can Have CARBS!

Hey, Dolls! Hope you’re having an awesome week! Just wanted to touch on the topic of carbs… I can remember when people started to notice my body transforming, the question they always asked was ‘Do you eat carbs?’. The answer is ‘YES’! The thing about carbs is that your body needs them for energy, but …

The Truth About Fruit…

Hey, Doll! I hate to be the bearer of bad news, but some fruits are higher in sugar than what you may think. Here’s a short list of the highs and lows… Thank God strawberries are low in sugar cup and are packed with Vitamin C! Cherries are high in sugar, but help fight cancer and …

Bye, Bye Belly Fat!

Try these 5 super foods and say goodbye to body fat for good! AVOCADOS are a good source of fiber as well as MUFAs (monounsaturated fatty acid) which studies have shown may target belly fat. LEMONS and LIMES are great additions to your diet to help cleanse your system. CABBAGE can help release excess fluid and water retention, but …

Good News for Coffee Lovers!

Hey Guys, I’m not sure if you love coffee as much me, but here’s a little info on the health benefits of my favorite drink… When caffeine in coffee reaches the brain, it increases the activity of neurotransmitters that assist with mood, energy and reaction times. No, it’s not just your imagination – people who …

Breast Cancer Sucks

Hey, Doll! Hope you’re having a great week! In honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, I put together a few tips to help fight cancer: WARNING: Don’t shoot the messenger, lol! While one drink is ok, excessive drinking has been linked to an increased risk of cancer. I can’t say this enough: EXERCISE, EXERCISE, EXERCISE! …

Did Someone Say Snacks?!

Hey, Doll! Hope you’re having a fit & fabulous day! I have created a list of healthy snacks for my dolls who are trying to start a healthy lifestyle or wish to continue along their journey of healthy living… 1. Veggies & Guac 1  pack whole guacamole minis 1 cup carrot sticks 1 cup celery …