7 Fermented Foods You Can Make at Home

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In another post, I shared how gut health is important for your overall health and weight loss goals.   Fermenting is one of the oldest ways of preserving food. Below there are 7 fermented foods that aren’t hard to make, and that your gut will thank you for… Check out these 7 fermented foods you can make at home… Sauerkraut …

Improve Your Gut Health to Reach Your Goals Faster

Lisa Austin Most Recent, Nutrition Related

Digestive health says a lot about your overall health. If you’re always feeling sluggish or have low energy, if you’re having trouble losing weight or getting in shape your stools can give you some valuable insight. “Heal the gut and you heal yourself.” – Gerard E. Mullin, MD How do you know if you’re absorbing the nutrients from the food …

Guide to Weight Loss for Women Over 40

Guide: How to Lose Weight for Women Over 40

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In this How to Lose Weight for Women Over 40 guide, I’m going to teach you ten powerful ways to get motivated to lose weight – especially if you have spent decades fighting the same pesky pounds. And don’t worry if you’re younger than my 46 years, because the strategies work well at all ages. We all want to live …

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Over 40? Try These 3 Tips for Successful Weight Loss

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I founded my business, It Fits Personal Training, to help women lose weight in order to live their best lives. My philosophy is that we should keep it as simple as possible and that stems from my belief that truly good health depends on the power of three: mind, body, and soul.  It’s simple really. Living healthier and happier depends …

From High Intensity Interval Training to Yoga

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I needed to complete a presentation as part of the YMCA’s yoga training certification and I thought I would share my notes and thoughts about the whole process. I thought hard about this project and what it meant. I was asked to come up with a topic. Most were choosing things like, ‘Yoga for Runners’ or ‘SUP Boards and Yoga’ …

Easy Ways to Cut Back on Sugar

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Do you ever find yourself craving sweet snacks? Like candy, cookies, donuts, or cake?  If you do, you’re not alone! I want to talk about sugar cravings, how they affect your brain, and ways you can start to wean yourself off of the sweet stuff! OK, so let’s talk about SUGAR!  Just to be clear, I’m talking about foods with …

Upgrade Your Thoughts

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When I ask people what they think it will take them to get healthy, most people respond that they need to fix their diet or exercise more. That’s true, and I am always happy to help with that. But, there’s another important aspect that often gets forgotten. I’ve got a powerful tip for you today that’s not only great for …

the surprising effects of stress on your heallth

The surprising effects of stress on your health…

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Stress can be good and bad. If it is left unchecked, stress can be terrible for your health. It’s important to recognize signs that stress is overwhelming you, and know how to deal with it in a healthy way. “Pushing through stress” is rarely a good idea. There are simple alternatives for stress relief that this blog will go over.