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Preventative vs Reactive

As tragic and difficult as the pandemic was, it seems some positive developments are coming from it. One of the most encouraging signs has been the growing discussion about preventative healthcare vs. reactive healthcare systems. The world is dominated by the latter,...

Remember Your Why

Everybody wants the secret to healthy living, right? Is it a pill? A protein shake? A cleanse? ​ As if there was actually a magic bullet or missing link!? ​ Here’s the secret: Remembering your why. ​ Look, even the Most Dedicated Human Ever is going to have days when...

Easy Healthy Summer Swaps!

Summer is a time everyone wants to get “ready” for. It’s also a time where we wanna have a lot of fun, which often includes drinks, treats, and lounging. So, today let’s swap out some bad habits we’ve all picked up over the last year or so spent inside and secluded....

3-Minute Muscle Light UP 💪

Want to light UP your muscles in just 3 minutes? Sally up! This workout can be done anywhere, anytime, so you can get a little sweat in before getting back to your summertime activities. The Sally Up Challenge is happening over in the Renov8 Fitness Tools to Shed Fat...

The Reason You Have Achieved Your Wellness Goals

Over my 15 years working as a Personal Trainer/Coach, I’ve heard it all. Everyone thinks their reasoning for not taking the action required to reach their goals is totally valid. So today, I want to call out the #1 phrase I hear that kills people’s dreams and goals in...
Ready for Summer!?

Ready for Summer!?

Sunshine, conclusion of a global pandemic, & fun…must be summer! ​ Are you excited? ​ Everybody loves the warm weather and freedom of summer. And this year, the season is even sweeter, after the long ordeal we’ve all been through. ​ So, if last summer was about...

An Amazing Day to Celebrate!

An Amazing Day to Celebrate!

One of the most important days in American history is coming up: Juneteenth, commemorating the emancipation of enslaved people. Juneteenth is short for June 19. It marks the day when federal troops arrived in Galveston, Texas, in 1865 to take control of the state and...

Tips for a Healthy Summer

Tips for a Healthy Summer

Everybody wants to have a happy summer. Vacations, sunshine, cookouts… So fun! So, let’s share a few tips here for how to keep all those activities healthy. The main things are simple: Get outsideExerciseEat right You know that already, but it can’t be said enough! Go...

An Accidental Deadlift Post-Hip Surgery

An Accidental Deadlift Post-Hip Surgery

A lack of mobility can really get you down, so I've been looking for a lot of silver linings in this post-hip surgery recovery journey. Take last week for example: I dropped all of my vitamins on the floor. With crutches and a brace, I couldn't bend down to pick them...

Last Chance for a Summer Transformation

Last Chance for a Summer Transformation

It is the final day to register for my 30-Day Plant-Based Transformation. We begin tomorrow, June 14th! This program is for you if you… Are looking to lose body fat and tone upWant to boost your energy throughout the dayWant some new delicious, plant-based recipesHave...

My Post-Surgery Diet

My Post-Surgery Diet

So many people have reached out to ask how I am recovering from hip surgery. I appreciate all the love and support! ​ The truth is, I am recovering pretty well. It definitely helps that I went into surgery in good health. ​ While my normal exercise is currently off...

I Had Hip Surgery

I Had Hip Surgery

As a fitness coach and trainer, the wear and tear on my body is inevitable. ​ I’ve been an athlete almost all my life, but only since I began teaching and instructing my students at Renov8 Fitness did I pay close attention to proper form. ​ Anyone who has attended...

It’s National Donut Day!

It’s National Donut Day!

You know I'm into fitness... Fittin' this donut recipe in my belly! These Baked Almond Butter Donuts are a real treat. They taste just like donut shop pastries, but are so much healthier! Almond butter is a great choice for healthy fat and protein. You can easily make...

The Best Plant-Based Breakfast You Will Ever Eat

The Best Plant-Based Breakfast You Will Ever Eat

Sweet, creamy bananas... Toasty, nutty pecans... Filling, comforting oats... Who knew plant-based eating could be so delicious?! This Banana Pecan Weekend Oatmeal recipe is just one of the tasty breakfasts you will be enjoying in my 30-Day Plant-Based Transformation...

Meat vs Wheat: Who Wins the Health Game?

Meat vs Wheat: Who Wins the Health Game?

If you are looking to drop weight, lower your cholesterol, and prevent cancer, diabetes, and other chronic diseases, you may have been told to swap the red meat for broccoli. There’s no denying that plant-based diets are nutrient-dense and anti-inflammatory. They’re...

Who’s In Your Inner Circle of 5?

Who’s In Your Inner Circle of 5?

You’ve probably heard that you’re the average of the five people you spend the most time with. It’s a good idea to keep in mind when you’re improving your exercise and eating routines. You want to be surrounded by supportive people who will encourage you, inspire you,...

The Truth About Plant-Based Diets

The Truth About Plant-Based Diets

Plant-based diets are skyrocketing in popularity, but are they really all that healthy? Where does a plant-based eater get their protein from anyway, and is it enough to support their physique goals? The truth is that we could all benefit from eating more plants....

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