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Why You Should Try CVAC

I’m a fitness trainer, so of course, I think that staying healthy with good old-fashioned physical activity is the best way to go. You have to exercise and work up a good sweat to get the results you want -- there isn’t an easy way around that! And we all know that...

Start Your New Year’s Resolutions Today

Let’s face it. Most of us put our weight loss resolution on hold until New Year’s day. We convince ourselves that January 1st is the perfect day to start our new journey. It’s BS and we all know it!  Let’s say you get a call from your dentist office asking if you want...

Enjoy Healthy Charcuterie

Man, do I love a good charcuterie plate! So many rich, exotic flavors, all combined on one beautiful platter. Charcuterie is a French word for smoked, dry-cured or cooked meats, and a typical charcuterie board is overflowing with meats, cheeses, and crackers or bread,...

Reduce Inflammation By Putting It on Ice

Being a fitness trainer for over 20 years, I’m constantly trying to up my wellness and performance game, and I’m always receptive to trying the latest health trends. I consider myself to be a biohacker, which means “hacking” your biology and improving your health with...

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Sweat Out the Pain

As a fitness trainer, I work out with many, many different types of people. People of different ages, different body types, and MANY different medical concerns. Trying to stay active and feel good despite suffering from chronic pain is a top issue for some of my...

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Energy Anytime, Anywhere

When you hear the words “healthy fats,” does that seem like a contradiction to you? For so many years, it was hammered into our heads by the medical, pharmaceutical, and nutrition communities that cholesterol and fats were bad for us, and that they would only serve to...

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On the Go Meals You Can Trust

We live in an incredibly fast-paced world these days, and between family, work, and all of life’s other responsibilities, I understand it can be really difficult to stick to your healthy eating goals. You know you should be eating real, whole, nourishing meals, but...

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You Can Drink Chocolate and Lose Weight?

Just like you guys, I have a serious sweet tooth! But obviously, I don’t recommend eating lots of chocolatey desserts or indulging in sugary drinks, since that will derail any healthy eating plan you’re on. I love my AM coffee fix, too -- it’s an important ritual in...

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Hot Chocolate Truffles

If you ever need a pick-me-up on a cold, rainy, possibly snowy day, I have just the trick! Hot Chocolate Truffles are the answer. They just usually aren’t the answer if you want something healthy. Well now, you can have your truffle and eat it too! See below the...

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The Best Way To Yoga

I am so excited to announce that I have partnered with Yoyo Mats to create my very own Cruise Control yoga mat! I am a huge advocate of using yoga as a form of fitness. It stretches your body, makes you set an intention for the day, allows you to forget about anything...

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Cellular Repair

Today I’m recording part 1 of the audio for my new book, The Cruise Control Diet. It comes out in 3 weeks, I am beyond excited for you all to see what I’ve been working on for the past 3 years! Recording audio for a book requires a lot of energy and a healthy voice. I...

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My Secret to Better Sleep

As I’ve gotten older, there is so much on my mind and so many different stressors, that when it’s time for me to go to bed, my body has the hardest time turning off. I had a beautiful italian bed that was aesthetically pleasing and super comfortable, but I just...

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The Guiltless Cookie

I’m gonna share with you one of my favorite guiltless cookie recipes! One of the things I love about Keto Snaps is that they are meant to be just one part of a greater dessert. They are delicious on their own, but when added to things such as healthy ice cream or...

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Delicious Meat

This week I was so honored and excited to meet the team at Chomps at Expo West! I found out about them last year and finally was able to meet them face-to-face. The team was just as amazing as their product! Chomps has some of my favorite on-the-go protein. They have...

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Cheesy Treat

This past week I went to Expo West and it was amazing! I am always so excited since as long as I can remember, on my birthday, March 6th, I get to celebrate at a Natural Products Expo! I get to visit all my favorite companies and taste their new products and even find...

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How to Improve Low Libido

I know. You’re overwhelmed, stressed, trying to lose weight, and fit in work and exercise, so maybe sex is the last thing on your mind. You are not alone. Depression, anxiety, medications, health issues, and depleted sex hormones reduce desire in the bedroom for most...

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How Intermittent Fasting Helps with Depression

Abbey Sharp, RD, said that intermittent fasting showed an increase of brain-derived neurotrophic factor (BDNF) in monkeys and rodents. A review in Psychiatry Investigation found that decreased levels of BDNF can lead to a major depressive disorder. Intermittent...

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How Intermittent Fasting Helps with Anxiety

It is said that fasting results in the release of endorphins, the hormones that are responsible for happiness. If you intermittent fast and are less worried about how many calories you’re eating in a day, what time you have to wake up to get your breakfast in, and...

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Additional Anti-inflammatory Habits

Localized cryotherapy is the application of cryogenically cooled air to specific parts of the body. Did you know that it can be used to alleviate pain, inflammation and speed up recovery from injuries? It does this through cryogenically cooled air penetrating deeper...

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F That, Eat This!

One of my go-to meals when I go out, is a big ass salad! Full of leafy greens and protein. What’s hard when I go out to eat, however, is that often the dressings that they offer are full of sugar, which completely contradict eating a healthy salad. So I say, “F That”,...

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Relax and Recover

After a long day of using my laptop, one of the things I do is make sure I release tension from my arms and hands. Since last year I’ve been using my Myobuddy Massager that has a flat spitting disc that not only generates heat but gives me a professional level massage...

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My 100 Watt Smile

Being a celebrity fitness trainer and a television personnel requires me to keep up with my appearance, I have to make sure my body is in shape, that I'm healthy, that my hair shines, my face looks young, and that my teeth are white! Dental health in general is very...

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