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    Let’s Get Real, Shall We?

    Where are you at in your fitness regime? Are you making gains, seeing results, feeling stronger or are you struggling with a specific exercise or lagging body part? If you are then we want you to join us for our 100 Rep Challenge for the month of August. We have challenged our clients to pick an exercise they want to improve on or a lagging body part that want to bring up to par and for the entire month of August will do 100 reps of that exercise every single day for those 31 days. Of course, this will be split up over several sessions throughout the day. So for…

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    Staying Motivated

    Staying Motivated! There are many different ways a person stays on track with their fitness and nutrition patterns but the ultimate one is to remember where you came from or maybe where you’re at right now. If you have lost a significant amount of weight and feel unmotivated to hit the gym now- remember why you began the journey in the first place. Did you like struggling to find something to wear? Did you like the way you felt in a crowd of people who you felt were in better shape? How did you feel after indulging in junk food? Those are the past emotions you need to use to…

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    PB Protein Muffins

    If you are looking for that high protein well balanced carb meal to get you through your workouts then look no further… I mean we all struggle with what to eat pre-workout especially for those early morning workout sessions… I discovered this recipe recently and modified it to fit my nutritional requirements to make it trainer approved… Go ahead give it a go and let me know what you think….   Ingredients:  2 bananas 1 cup all natural peanut butter (you could use almond butter) 2 eggs 1/4 cup honey 2 scoops of protein powder ( I used BSN Sythna 6 chocolate) 1 cup of oats 1 TBSP vanilla extract…

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    Three Ways to Avoid Overeating at Meals

    Sometimes those holiday feasts are just amazing. And it’s not just the abundance of delicious food but also the people, the decorations, and the ambiance. It is way too easy (and common) to indulge on those days. But it doesn’t always stop there. Sometimes we overeat on regular days. Or at regular meals. Or All. The. Time. Here are three tips to avoid overeating at meals. (Psst, turn these into habits and ditch the willpower!) Tip #1: Start with some water When your stomach is growling and you smell amazingly delicious food it’s too easy to fill a plate (or grab some samples with your bare hands) and dive into…

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    Gluten Free Skillet Lasagna

    In the Burpees and Bacon Kitchen we have been cooking of a mess of favorite dishes during our meal prepping. Sink your taste buds into this quick delightful dish of flavorful goodness. I have always loved lasagna but it never loved me back, I was so excited to learn of a skillet recipe that I could modify to fit my schedule and my health needs. I love to add veggies in just about everything that I cook but if you don’t share in the love, it is easy to omit.   Ingredients: 3- 14.5 oz cans of whole peeled tomatoes 2 tablespoons of Extra Virgin Olive Oil 1 chopped onion…

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    The Beauty of Broccoli Soup

    I have never been a fan of soup. I have a ton of friends who think I am crazy because it is considered one of life’s beautiful comfort foods. For whatever reason this weekend I was craving a warm bowl of soup so I started researching some different recipes that sounded tempting to me. This is when I came across a broccoli and cheese soup. I found one that looked appealing so I used it as my base recipe and then I added my own little twist and man, was it a home run. If you are a soup lover or just want to try a hot bowl of comfort…

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    Happy 8 Year Anniversary

    We went from teaching boot camps in a beauty salon, Lions Club, SportsCom, church gym, and now our own private studio. We’ve added several new certifications to our profiles, added more trainers, added new programs, and have laughed a lot every minute in between. It is our 8th Anniversary of transforming bodies and minds in the Middle Tennessee area. We have had the privilege of meeting with hundreds of men and women throughout the years; many which are still with us. We couldn’t love what we do more!!! We have learned many new things from each and every one of our clients during this time. Thank you for trusting in…