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Easter Bunny’s (Almost) Sugar-Free Easter Basket Ideas for All Ages

WHOA! Did you see that?! That little pink thing in the clouds? I think it may be a pig flying, because this last-minute-mama is actually ahead of the game this Easter! I'll admit...I usually get so caught up in the hustle and bustle of life that I never have time to...

4 Signs It’s Time to Buy New Running Shoes

If you’re like me, you don’t EVER want to part with your favorite running shoes, especially if you’ve found a pair that you love and that love you right back! But once you wear them out, that love can turn into all kinds of pain. After two major knee surgeries, guys,...

Healthy Meal Prepping: Tips to Eating Healthy on a Budget

There are two transformation stumbling blocks I hear about more than any others. Coincidentally, they're two of the biggest burdens we all face in our everyday lives, even without the added stress of a weight loss plan or a new fitness goal. Can you guess what they...

Myth Busting | Lifting Weights Makes You Bulky

Okay, ladies. It's time for a little #realtalk #toughlove from yours truly. There's a myth circulating in your gyms, in your conversations with your girlfriends, and in the back (or front) of your minds that needs to be addressed, and I feel like it's my job to bring...

My Mom’s Best Kept Anti-Aging Secrets for looking YOUNGER, LONGER

Today I’m introducing the world to my gorgeous younger sister. Okay, she's my mom, but honestly, I can't even tell you the number of times she's been mistaken for my sister...my YOUNGER sister at that! Should I be flattered or insulted?! Either way, there's no denying...

Finding the Right Sports Bra for Your Body Type and Activity Level

Let’s talk sports bras, shall we? Remember when you were a little girl and the straight up excitement you felt around your first bra purchase?! That long-awaited, magical moment finally came, and while it made little to no difference in the support department (because...

Scale Funk: Why You Can’t Trust the Scale!

I can't even tell you how often I hear from those on their transformation journey who are SO incredibly frustrated by the numbers they read on the scale that they want to give up! It's what I call "Scale Mind Funk," and literally, it FUNKS with your mind (maybe the...

Lemon Poppy Seed Mug Cake with Lemon Protein Glaze

See ya' later, winter weather, don't let the door hit ya' on the way out! After a completely unexpected cold front snuck it's way into our normally sunny, spring(ish) Arizona climate, I'm craving all things bright + light! While I absolutely loved the holiday season...

Valentine’s DAILY: Simple Ways to Say I Love You Every Single Day

A couple weeks back on Valentine's Day, I opened up here on the blog in a way I never had before. I talked about my sex life. And while the post did revolve heavily around how sex saved my marriage, the TRUE INTENTION of the blog actually had nothing to do with sex...

5 Workouts You Can Do Anywhere

Whether you're a busy being a mom, focused on your career and job aspirations, studying for a degree, or traveling nonstop, everyone's days are filled to the brim and getting into the gym isn't always realistic. This post is for all of us who just don't have the time...

Low Carb Chocolate Chip Coconut Bites

I love it when I find a recipe that proves that snacking really can be healthy AND delicious—like these crazy-good Chocolate Chip Almond Coconut Bites! Ruby can’t seem to get enough of these bad boys, and she’s not the only member of the Powell Pack who approves...

Transform Classic Winners || How To Begin Your Own Transformation

Awww...Easter weekend. When I think about Easter weekend, I can’t help but get a huge smile on my face and tears in my eyes. At the same time. Yes, it’s possible. And while we did have an amazing Easter Sunday with the kiddos, Easter weekend this year is definitely...

3 TIME-SAVING, PRE-PACKED SMOOTHIE RECIPES + $650 VITAMIX GIVEAWAY

You know the drill. 7am: Wake up the kiddos and get them showered, fed, dressed in something at least semi-suitable for public, pack the lunches, and rush out the door without a second to spare. Then it's everyone in the car and off you go, only to realize you've done...

HOW DO I KNOW IF I HAVE DIASTASIS RECTI? || AN AT-HOME SELF CHECK

I’ve been talking a lot about Diastasis Recti lately because it’s a postpartum challenge that is SO near and dear to my heart. Being a new mom comes with its own set of ups and downs, and when you add ab separation to the mix, it can be downright devastating. I had...