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Motivation vs. Discipline

Happy Tuesday, friends! With summer vacation coming to a close, I challenge you to take a look at the last few months. Did you achieve the goals you set for yourself? If so, what kept you going? Chances are it was your discipline that kept you moving forward over motivation. If you have found that you’ve fallen short, lack of motivation and discipline most likely won.

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Five Tips for Navigating Restaurants

If you’re like me you love to go out to eat, try new restaurants, and spend some time outside of the house with family and friends. However when it comes to staying on track with nutrition, this may seem like a sacrifice that has to be made. Friends, I’m here to tell you that is NOT true! Today I’d like to share my top tips that help me survive the restaurant scene - leaving me in a place where I can spend time with my friends and family, but also enjoy the food! 

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Micronutrients: They're Important Too!

If you’ve been following me for a while, you know that I track my macronutrients to ensure my body is getting enough protein, carbs, and fat. These are the nutrients our bodies need for energy and to build and repair muscle. I like to think that I’m pretty consistent in reaching these macro goals, but a couple of days ago I took a look at my food diary and was amazed at how little iron I was getting in my diet! Though I had been doing well in hitting my macro goals, as I looked deeper I noticed I was struggling to meet many of my micronutrient goals - another important aspect to consider when striving to fuel my body well!

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Leading a Healthy Lifestyle with Kids

Common excuses I hear day to day about why it is too hard to lead a healthy lifestyle is that clients have little ones running around. Friends, here is the honest truth: your kids should be the reason why you live a healthy lifestyle! Finding time to exercise and eat right is the best example you can set forth for them. Today, I’d like to share a few tips of how to do exactly so.

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Eating with Company - How to Say No

Have you ever been at a get together where you try to avoid eating the dessert on the table knowing it doesn’t fit your goals, but also worrying about offending your hosts by not indulging in it? Have you ever just eaten the cake and been bummed you did later in order to avoid the latter? If you’re like me, you’ve been in this place many times.

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Setting Lifestyle Habits in the Summer Months

As we head into the summer months, life gets busy. There are BBQs on the weekends, vacations, and other events that make it easy to steer away from the path of a healthy lifestyle. I often hear from my clients that they’ll jump back in “after the summer is over” or “when things slow down”. However if this is you, it may be time to stop and think: Does it have to be that way? Do we have to work hard January through May of each year, only to lose sight of our goals until after summer when we all know how quickly the holidays approach from there?

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Intermittent Fasting and Autoimmune Disorders

Intermittent fasting is one of my favorite parts of the lifestyle I choose to live. It gives me the flexibility to eat within a certain time frame that works for my schedule, allow my body to heal and thrive, and I am able to focus upon hydration first and foremost during the day. However, starting out with a 16/8 intermittent fasting protocol  may not be for everyone - especially if you have an autoimmune disease.

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Mindset Around Fasting

In the health and wellness industry, fasting has become a popular term in which many are trying out for themselves. In my previous blog post, I discussed some of the benefits and when (and when not) to do it. However, it is SO important to address mindset before implementing a fast into your routine. Fasting is not meant to punish or to be a quick fix. It is meant to reward your body with time to heal and repair itself.

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Five Simple Habits to Stay Lean

Who’s ready to say goodbye to the winter months and hello to the summer sun?! I sure am. With these hotter temperatures headed our way, I often get asked how to get lean and stay lean. The answer is simple: feed your body the right nutrients, rest, and exercise. Today, I’d like to share exactly what this might look like if staying lean is one of your goals for the summer.

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LifestyleJenny Mire
Balancing Your Macros

Whether you’re just starting your health and fitness journey or you’ve been living a healthy lifestyle for some time, you know how important it is to ensure you are getting a balanced diet of the appropriate macronutrients. Our bodies need protein, fat, and carbs to thrive - and making sure you’re finding the correct balance daily is detrimental to energy levels, fitness, and day to day tasks. Today I’d like to share five tips that you can try today and increase your success!

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Shred For Summer Tips

Though it seems like 90% of the country is in the middle of an annoying late winter cold snap, I like to set my mind on warmer days ahead!  I’m sure most of you have spent a minute or two dreaming about the upcoming spring and summer months so today let’s talk a little bit about how to get that pre-summer shred on!

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Take Responsibility!

It’s the end of the second month of 2019, which means we’re one-sixth in to the New Year. How are your health and fitness goals going? Are you finding success?! If so, way to go! Keep it up! I cannot wait to see where you are in the next ten months. If you’re struggling to make progress towards your goals, ask yourself why. If you find that you’re making excuses, friends it’s time to stop and take responsibility! When is enough enough?


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Mindset, LifestyleJenny Mire