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Processed Snacks and Desserts: What the Hell, Let’s Have Some!

 via flickr By Crabby McSlacker Are you one of those people who eats only healthy whole foods, having absolutely no desire to consume tasty and convenient items created in some huge factory somewhere, packaged up and shipped thousands of miles away to your very own neighborhood grocery store? Well, congratulations! …

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Nutrition Considerations During Cancer Treatment

Compared to most people, I was extremely well qualified to make decisions about proper nutrition during cancer treatment: I had a Bachelor’s degree in applied human nutrition and I had completed a clinical dietetic internship at a busy teaching hospital. I’d even had a job that included some time with inpatient cancer patients! Still, when […]

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Beef Queso Dip Recipe

A few weeks ago I arrived home on a late flight after attending the doTERRA annual convention and Abby served me a bowl of warm, homemade beef queso dip with organic potato chips. The queso was absolutely perfect, and contained only real ingredients. I’m telling you, this girl has a knack for creating recipes! She […]

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High Risk and Low Reward Exercises: Are They Worth It?

How many times have you been asked the question “Is [fill in the blank exercise] bad for my [fill in the blank joint or body part]? Your answer should sound something like “It depends.” The goal of this article is to create a dialogue about “popular” exercises for the general population that have potentially too […]

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Hate Strength Training?

By Crabby McSlacker Strength training, alas, is still considered a crucial ingredient in the ever-changing recipe for a fit and healthy life.  Omitting this key ingredient is like trying to make meringue with no egg whites–the results may be disappointingly gloppier than you were intending. But it’s not just about …

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Why Chasing Strength Matters

Physical strength is one component of fitness that has a profound effect on many other areas of life. You’ve probably read blog posts or articles about how strength translates into the mental and emotional aspects of life, as well as performance in work, play, and other areas. While it’s true that having some level of […]

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GGS Spotlight: Laura Franklin

Name: Laura Franklin Age: 30 Location: Davidson, NC What does being a Girl Gone Strong mean to you? It’s about finding and embracing your power in whatever form it comes. It is about owning your space and being comfortable in your skin. It’s having the courage to take on new challenges and get outside of […]

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Overnight Banana Bread Oatmeal

A warm bowl of Banana Bread Oatmeal is just about as comforting as it gets in the fall. First though, are you thinking, “Hang on. Why are you posting a recipe with grains?” While reducing our carbohydrate intake helps reduce inflammation in the body, I’ve never been on the super low-carb diet train. In fact, […]

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Cultivating Self-Trust: What it Takes to Get On Your Own Side

I once was talking to a potential coaching client on the phone. As we talked about her fears and confidence around weight loss, she lowered her voice and said, “I just don’t trust myself with food, you know? I don’t trust that I’ll be able to stay away from it or make good choices for […]

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WTF Is Your Problem?

  Do you ever feel like the different parts of yourself aren’t lining up properly? In this case, I don’t mean anatomically, I mean psychologically. As in: the “smart” part of you is going “I really need to do this Thing, I’ll get right on that tomorrow! (ie., exercise/quit smoking/schedule …

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