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Extreme Weight Loss: Mitzi!

Extreme Weight Loss: Mitzi!

Two painful addictions, one incredible woman…Mitzi’s story is truly remarkable. From the moment we met, I fell in love with everything about Mitzi: Her zest for life, determination to make…

Commercial Break Workout: Total Body Blaster

Commercial Break Workout: Total Body Blaster

Who’s ready for another Commercial Break Burn during tonight’s episode of Extreme Weight Loss?! No better way to spend this Tuesday night…or really any night for that matter: Getting fitter yourself while watching…

EWL Commercial Break Burner!!

EWL Commercial Break Burner!!

  Torn between making time for your favorite show and still having enough time to get a work out in? Just combine the two!! The average 2 hour television program…

Injuries Are Not Excuses!

Injuries Are Not Excuses!

Unfortunately, injuries happen, whether they’re exercise-induced or a by-product of simply living life. Sometimes they can be avoided, sometimes they cannot. Here’s the thing: an injury is not an excuse…

Motivation Monday: Janey Kaspari

Motivation Monday: Janey Kaspari

Moment of truth. I have a team that makes all of this possible. A team that helps gather your feedback, brainstorm content ideas, and organize these motivational stories for you…

Exercise… It’s A Family Affair!

Exercise… It’s A Family Affair!

For many of us, “lose weight, get fit, and exercise more” top our New Year’s Resolutions list. We commit to some pretty incredible (and fun!) challenges and fetes that we…

I Cheat Every Day

I Cheat Every Day

Of all the questions I get asked, there is one that is asked FAR more often than the others: “Do you ever eat “cheat” foods yourself?” Ladies and gents…I proudly…

Powell Pack Workout of the Day

Powell Pack Workout of the Day

The Powell Pack’s workout of the day! You’ll need no more than 30 minutes from warm up to cool down. You can do this workout almost anywhere :). Grab your…

My 1040 Total Body Workout

My 1040 Total Body Workout

Tomorrow is April 15th—Tax Day—the day we all love to hate, and one that looms over us as soon as the clock strikes midnight on December 31st. So if you’re…

Stressed Out?

Stressed Out?

Stress. It’s a feeling experienced by everyone. Sometimes you might feel like you’re barely hanging on by a thread, and at other times you might be tempted to leave all…

A Powell Packed Weekend

A Powell Packed Weekend

What was the Powell Pack up to this weekend? Family, friends, film, photos, and fun! First up? A visit by one of our favorite places on earth. Nope, not Disneyland…

Housework: Your Secret Workout Weapon

Housework: Your Secret Workout Weapon

Happy National No Housework Day—the one day of the year you don’t have to do housework! Does that ever really happen—for a whole day? Just Curious. 😉 Anyway…while you get…

All About Calories

All About Calories

Calories. You’ll find them in 99.99% of everything you eat and drink. They can be your greatest friends or your worst enemies. Eat fewer than you need and you lose…

What’s Your Excuse?

What’s Your Excuse?

Excuses. Those words we speak to ourselves—either vocally or silently—are often the things we blame for not reaching our transformation goals! See if any of these sound familiar: I’m too…

My 1st Post Ruby Workout

My 1st Post Ruby Workout

So many people are asking me if I am working out yet, post-baby. The answer is yes with some fine print ☺. While I have done a couple structured bouts…

My Pregnancy Workout: The Nasty 9s

My Pregnancy Workout: The Nasty 9s

Finally, a pregnancy workout that almost anyone can do (with your doctor’s approval, of course)! One of my favorite parts about this workout (besides the name, that plays off of…

Fabulous Abs in Just 5 Minutes

Fabulous Abs in Just 5 Minutes

Alright busy ladies, here’s how we get rockin’ abs in just 5 minutes a day! Now, I wouldn’t advise you do this workout every day at first, but throw it…

Women, CrossFit and Myths

Women, CrossFit and Myths

I was searching my tried and true CrossFit blog to get inspiration for my workout today, and ran across this article they had reposted from CrossFit Oakland. Genius. I couldn’t help…

Gardening Healthy

Gardening Healthy

Gardening as exercise? Who knew! An activity that most do for bonding time, stress relief, and beautifying the yard actually has many more health benefits than I even knew! Thank…

You Ate It, Negate It

You Ate It, Negate It

My hubby, Chris Powell, shows Tamar, Adrienne and Loni from THE REAL what exercises they’d need to do to negate the calories they just ate!

And the Final Countdown Begins…

And the Final Countdown Begins…

I’m almost in the home stretch with this pregnancy!! Finally, and I couldn’t be more excited :-). As my third trimester peeks around the corner, this newest little member of…

No Time for Exercise?

No Time for Exercise?

We’re all busy. It’s kind of a fact of life these days. Between kids, jobs, spouses, parents (in some cases), houses, bills, kid activities, church, community activities—the list could go…

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