Health & Wellness

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…

Accelerators

The final component of the Extreme Cycle—in addition to the Extreme Cycle nutrition program and Metabolic Missions—is Accelerators. These exercises are cardio-based, and when added to your Extreme Cycle routine,…

Carb Cycling: The Extreme Cycle

Carb Cycling: The Extreme Cycle

The Extreme Cycle is the newest addition to our carb cycling family and is the result of our years of experience helping our peeps successfully transform their lives on Extreme…

Metabolic Missions

While the Extreme Cycle nutrition program is the foundation of your transformation journey, if you want to speed up your weight loss results, you’ll need to add regular exercise into…

Exercise Movement Glossary: Bench Dip

Exercise Movement Glossary: Bench Dip

  Begin holding a seated position shifted a couple of inches off a bench, hands directly underneath the shoulders, and elbows extended and knees straight and locked out (knees straight)….

Exercise Movement Glossary: Air Squat

Exercise Movement Glossary: Air Squat

Begin in a standing position, feet shoulder width apart, toes pointed slightly out from parallel. Keeping your weight on your heels, bend your knees and lower your buttocks down and…

Exercise Movement Glossary: Lunge

Exercise Movement Glossary: Lunge

Begin in a standing position with hands on your hips. Take an aggressive step backward with the right foot, gently “kissing” your back knee to the ground. Keeping the front…

Exercise Movement Glossary: Burpee

Begin standing with feet shoulder width apart. Squat down and place hands on the ground just inside your feet. Jump back to a plank position. Perform a push up. Jump…

Exercise Movement Glossary: Push Up

Exercise Movement Glossary: Push Up

Begin in the plank position, hands underneath the shoulders, elbows extended and abs tight. Bend at your elbows, lowering your body to the ground but staying rigid from your feet…

Exercise Movement Glossary: Plank

Exercise Movement Glossary: Plank

Elbows should be aligned directly underneath your shoulders, and your legs should be fully extended with ankles extended and toes on the ground. Squeeze your glutes, draw your belly button…

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