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Stitch Fix & Dijon Pork Chops

How was your Spring Break!? I had an amazing week off. I got to see family in the mountains, workout a ton, and spend time with the hubster. My Aunt and her family come to ...
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The Power of Competition

Recently I have been pondering the purpose behind competitions. I have spent quite a bit of money and time preparing for and participating in competitions in both running and CrossFit....SO WHY? Why would you pay ...
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Final Favorite Things

My Final Favorite Things AND Basil Pesto Feta Stuffed Chicken

Wow! How is February over!? It went by so fast! Things are going to be busy in March but all good things! One thing in particular is the "CrossFit Open" competition! I will explain what that ...
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Rise & Shine Banana Nut Muffins

Who doesn't love a good muffin in the morning!? Put those squishy old brown bananas to good use! This recipe is only paleo-ish due to the chocolate chips HOWEVER you could kick out the chocolate chips altogether ...
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Favorite Things Part 4

February Favorites (PART 4)

Before I get to those fabulous item reviews, I wanted to take a second to make a brief statement about something I have been thinking about lately..... "-----Yes, I love my muscles. No, I don't think ...
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Grocery Store Secrets

Grocery Store Secrets – Tips & Tricks to Successful Healthy Shopping Experiences

Let's chat grocery store! We all go there and probably have mixed emotions about it. Maybe you're the person that goes at the weeeeeeeee hours of the morning to miss the crowds and have the ...
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My Favorites Part 3

February Favorites (PART 3)

Happy Day AFTER Valentine's! I hope you got to spend plenty of time with the ones you love! I sure did! My husband did it BIG this year. *round of applause* First we went on a run! ...
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CrossFit and Curry

CrossFit, Inc. describes its strength and conditioning program as "constantly varied functional movements executed at high intensity across broad time and modal domains," with the stated goal of improving fitness, which it defines as "work ...
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Favorite Things (PART 2)

This weekend was absolutely wonderful! It started off Foco Boot Camp on Saturday morning. I'm so proud of our participants in the program. They are working really hard and making big gains! Not to mention, ...
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Poppin’ Stuffed Peppers!

OH MY SNOW! The Fort Collins area got A FOOT of snow in the early hours of Monday! It was a winter wonderland and my husky, Tundra, was in her natural habitat. She absolutely loves ...
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Favorite Things February (Part 1)

GET EXCITED! Every Monday in February, I will be posting about a couple of my favorite things that I have discovered through life experience and recommendations! I personally love reading reviews on products and getting ...
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Paleo Crockpot Stuffed Cabbage Soup

It's hump day! This week is flying by! My current schedule allows me plenty of time to work toward my goals and check things off of to-do lists on a daily basis. As it stands, ...
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Slopes and Salmon

This week on Wednesday, we decided to take a little hump day break on the slopes. A co-worker of my husband recommended "Snowy Range" in Wyoming. It is located 20ish minutes outside of Laramie and ...
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Progress with Paleo

A couple of months ago, my gym was starting up a nutrition challenge.  Before this, I had heard the word "Paleo" but had absolutely no idea what it meant. It actually sounded a little hard ...
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