Health & Wellness

Picking Your Perfect Gym!

Picking Your Perfect Gym!

So you’ve decided you’d like to join a gym or change gyms. Since the right workout environment is a key part of reaching your health and fitness goals, here are…

Oil Spritzers – A Dieter’s Dream?

Oil Spritzers – A Dieter’s Dream?

If you’re a Williams Sonoma or kitchen store fanatic (like me!), I’m sure you’ve seen these little gadgets and wondered if it really has any benefit over good ol’ Pam cooking…

My Pre-Flight Workout

My Pre-Flight Workout

There are very few things worse than hopping on a flight and having to sit sedentary for 5 1/2 hours! To make myself feel not-so-bad about all of that sitting…

Take a Walk!

Take a Walk!

Today is National Walk to Work Day, and while it’s probably not feasible for most of us to walk to work, we can still participate in the celebration. Walking is an…

Five-Minute Workout for Busy Moms: Easy Cardio

Five-Minute Workout for Busy Moms: Easy Cardio

Originally published on ElizabethStreet.com. This week at ElizabethStreet.com, I’m going to show you the best cardio workout guaranteed to burn fat in no time. We’ve built muscle in our arms, blasted our booties, engaged our…

Fun Easter ACTIV-ities

Fun Easter ACTIV-ities

Tis the weekend for Easter gatherings and family fun! Here are some great activities that will keep the kids—even the adult-aged kids—active and happy: 1. Easter Egg Hunt: For a…

The Latest Swing in the Fitness World?

The Latest Swing in the Fitness World?

What’s with the Kettlebell rage these days? It seems like everywhere we go there are kettlebell boot camps, Kettlebell DVDs, kettlebell workshops, Kettlebell Kids, etc. So is there a benefit…

Taking a Leap!

Taking a Leap!

We’ve been so lucky here in Los Angeles, California to have great weather as well as having our hotel close to so many must haves! Our desirables when traveling for…

Sexy Summer Shoulders

Sexy Summer Shoulders

Shoulders are some of the most neglected muscles in the body. We spend so much time in the gym trying to tone our tummies with abdominal exercises, but what we…

Grab a Grapefruit and Enjoy!

Grab a Grapefruit and Enjoy!

High in vitamin C, low calorie, high fiber  and . . . it tastes yummy! It’s grapefruit season, especially here in Arizona. Neighbors love sharing the fresh grapefruit picked right…

Welcome to the Amenzone

Welcome to the Amenzone

Over the years, I’ve had the privilege of meeting some truly extraordinary people that are changing the way we think, feel and live for the better. Every now and then,…

Talking Tabata with Judy Greer

Talking Tabata with Judy Greer

Tabata with Judy Greer? Any day! Talk about an amazingly talented, beautiful, witty, down-to-earth, and funny gal, she is IT! I’m a fan and I know you will be too…

Eat Less CRAP, Eat More FOOD

Eat Less CRAP, Eat More FOOD

I get more requests than you could imagine for help getting in tip-top shape! Every request starts the same way: “What exercises can I do?” Well I have news for…

Life is a Bowl Full of Cherries

Life is a Bowl Full of Cherries

You’ve heard the saying before, “Life is like a bowl full of cherries”. This ever popular phrase comes from a song written back in the 1930s  that starts off like…

Living in my Lulus!

Living in my Lulus!

Time and again I get emails and facebook comments wanting to know about what I am wearing. It always catches me off guard because most of my days are spent…

Wear Red for Women

Wear Red for Women

It’s time for us to have a little heart to heart chat. You know, one of those chats we all know we need to have but often avoid really talking…

Super Sunday or Super Setback?

Super Sunday or Super Setback?

Many are watching just for the commercials, others are watching because its the sporting event of the year. One thing is for certain – most are not watching their waistlines…

Get Moving with Yoga

Get Moving with Yoga

Yoga Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3 Now that you know a little more about yoga let’s get down to the nitty gritty. It’s time to learn some basic positions….

Staying Healthy

Staying Healthy

It’s officially been dubbed one of the worst flu seasons in over 30 years. I was shocked to learn that more than 36,000 people die each year just because of…

Yoga – Tools and Tips to Try

Yoga – Tools and Tips to Try

Yoga Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3 So now you’re interested in trying Yoga. Learning a new sport or trying a new form of exercise like yoga can…

I am Perfect …

I am Perfect …

I am Perfect. Perfectly imperfect, that is. I use the word “ perfect ” a lot, and oftentimes had people remind me that nothing is perfect. I totally disagree. I…

Eat Yourself Thin!

Eat Yourself Thin!

Ever wonder if you could eat yourself thin? Although what you eat isn’t the only factor in weight loss, there are some foods that can help boost your metabolism. The…

Yoga Is For Everyone (Yes, Even You!)

Yoga Is For Everyone (Yes, Even You!)

Yoga Part 1 | Part 2  | Part 3 A while back Chris and I posted some pictures of us doing yoga on our Facebook pages. We received a lot of comments and…

Please Pass the Pink Salt!

Please Pass the Pink Salt!

It’s one of the most basic ingredients found in virtually every kitchen in America and one of those phrases found at almost every meal, “Please pass the salt!” And yes,…

A Mile Is Still A Mile

A Mile Is Still A Mile

Always remember, whether it’s a 15 minute mile or a 7 minute mile, it’s still a mile. Celebrate each achievement for what it is.

If the Shoe Fits . . .

If the Shoe Fits . . .

What girl doesn’t love a new pair of shoes?!?  You’ve probably got a closet of them too! The average person has over 17 pairs of shoes and 90% of us…

My Favorite Music to Workout To!

My Favorite Music to Workout To!

Looking for some great songs to work out to? Here are a few of my favorites! Hall of Fame – The Script Don’t wait for luck Dedicate yourself and you…

The Secret To A Successful 2013!

The Secret To A Successful 2013!

It’s hard to believe that 2012 has flown by and 2013 is on the horizon! Time to reflect on what we’ve accomplished this past year and to focus on what…

Fit in 4 Minutes

Fit in 4 Minutes

Short on time, like me?  Between shuttling the older kids to school and their various lessons, taking care of baby Cash, trying to manage the family business and get a…

Healthy Choices on Board

Healthy Choices on Board

So we just got back from an amazing adventure on a cruise ship. I’ve NEVER been on a cruise, and to be honest, I had no idea what to expect…

Bod•ē Shake

Bod·ē Shake, which was designed by Chris and me, is a one-of-a-kind full meal replacement shake, as well as the perfect companion to our carb cycling program. It comes in…

Bod•ē Burn

Bod·ē Burn is an energy and protein drink that is a great addition to our carb cycling program. It can be consumed on both high-carb and low-carb days: on high-carb…

All About Exercise

All About Exercise

Yes, you know you should exercise. But why is it so important to move your body on a regular basis? The answer to this question is pretty simple—exercise can transform…

Shredders

Shredders

If you’re following any of the carb cycles featured in our book, Choose More, Lose More for Life, Shredders are the final component in the exercise part of these cycles….

9-Minute Missions

In our book, Choose More, Lose More for Life, 9-Minute Missions work in conjunction with promises, carb cycling, and Shredders to form our complete life transformation program. Yes, you can…

The Power of Protein

Our Powell Pack is super pro-protein because we know how powerful this macronutrient is for our health and well-being! In fact, it’s so important that a palm-sized portion is the…

Carb Cycling: The Turbo Cycle

Carb Cycling: The Turbo Cycle

If you want to shed those extra pounds extra fast, the Turbo Cycle is for you. Of the four original carb cycles (Easy, Classic, Turbo, and Fit), this cycle takes…

Carb Cycling: The Fit Cycle

Carb Cycling: The Fit Cycle

Do you want to “lean up” without compromising your athletic performance? Do you want to train for long periods of time? Then the Fit Cycle is the cycle for you….

Carb Cycling 101

Carb Cycling 101

Carb cycling is the foundation of what my husband, Chris, and I do every day and with every client.  We know through years of experience with many different clients that…

How SMART Are Your Goals?

How SMART Are Your Goals?

We all have goals, right? I know I do. And there’s nothing quite like the awesome feeling that comes from reaching a goal and finally being able to say, “I…

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