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July’s #ChickenChat is all about living well with Diabetes


Diabetes – when you have it, your life may become very focused on what you’re eating, how much activity you’re getting, and what your blood sugar is at certain times of the day. Sometimes it may feel as if you’re being controlled by your condition… however, by focusing on a few key lifestyle tips you can live well with diabetes ... Read More »

The history of the Burpee: Why we love to hate them #BuckFurpees


Have you heard of the Burpee? If ‘yes’ then you know all too well the term “BuckFurpees” isn’t just a funny T-shirt slogan but rather a term of endearment for one of most loved-to-be-hated exercises known to all of humanity. For fitness enthusiasts, the funny name refers to a far from funny exercise. The Burpee is considered brutal by most, but effective by ... Read More »

The 1% Solution: Couples who sweat together, stay together…


Some may say… “No way am I getting sweaty and gross in front of the guy I like.” Or, “I’m not interested in training with a chick’” (not challenging enough, what if I look like a fool, what if she kicks my butt); or I remember a day when I told myself, “I have my thing, they have theirs, we ... Read More »

Check out the 2nd Annual Eating Psychology Online Conference at No-Cost!


Are you ready for an approach that honors all who we are as eaters – body, mind, heart and soul? I’ll be participating in a truly one-of-a-kind online conference with over 45 fascinating experts. We’ll explore leading edge thinking in the fields of eating psychology, nutrition, and personal transformation. Get inspired by speakers from a variety of disciplines who have ... Read More »

5 Summer Activities to Keep the Family Fabulously Fit


The days are longer, the sun is shinning and the kids are out of school for summer vacation. It’s time for some family fun in the summer sun, and because the best activities are those that help you get in shape without even noticing, I compiled this short list of 5 summer activities you can do outdoors while enjoying your family’s company ... Read More »

Top 10 Paleo Superfoods that everyone should eat


The Paleo Diet is simple in concept – just eat like a caveman. But the Paleo Diet isn’t just for caveman anymore! Directly put, if a caveman couldn’t eat it, well then neither can you. So when it came to your food, unless you could hunt or forage for it, forget about it. Types of foods you could hunt or find ... Read More »

The 7 Most Inspiring Health and Fitness TED Talks

The Top 7 Health and Fitness TEDx Talks

TED in a nutshell… TED is short for Technology, Entertainment, Design and was created by a private non-profit entity called the Sapling Foundation. The slogan – “Ideas Worth Spreading” - captures the true essence of TED. During the TED conferences, a range of topics are showcased by industry leaders. Many an iconic figure have delivered thought-provoking, trend-setting and mind-blowing speeches. Their focus is ... Read More »

Raising the Barre: The #PropelFit Challenge Continues


“The only thing we have to fear is fear itself” – however, when Franklin D. Roosevelt uttered these historical words, I don’t think he was envisioning a Barre Fitness class full of woman… Nope. That one was all on me… and so it was… As a Propel Ambassador, I was challenged to “get outside of my comfort zone and face ... Read More »

Join the #ChickenChat conversation – it’s Stroke Awareness Month


Join in on the Stroke Awareness (and heart health) conversation In recognition of Stroke Awareness Month, join our online #ChickenChat on Wednesday June 18th at 12pm EST as we talk all about Strokes and Heart Health. Some of the questions and topics include… What is a stroke? What are some of the symptoms? How does diet and lifestyle play into risk of ... Read More »

Nearly 2 Million Views Can’t Be Wrong: The Top 20 Posts from the Moose is Loose


After 6+ years of blogging, I’ve published over 800 articles read by over 1.5 million people. (That number still blows my mind.) If you like my writing and want more of my thoughts on health, fitness and how to live a FUN-ctionally fit lifestyle, you should sign up for my weekly email. One email, short and meaty, built to keep you inspired and moving forward in all aspects of your ... Read More »