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Clean Eating Controversy – What is it anyway?

  • by Michelle
  • August 21, 2017
In today’s world there are so many different diets and weight loss theories that it becomes difficult to decipher which is the best, and more importantly, which is the best for YOU?   Low carb? High Carb? Paleo? Keto? Vegan? IIFYM (If it fits your macros)? Intermittent Fasting? Carb Cycling? Clean Eating?   With so [...]Read More >>

Talking Cheat Days, Hormones and Fat Loss via Precision Nutrition

  • by Michelle
  • January 4, 2017
  Lately I have been having a lot of chats with clients about allowing themselves a cheat day, I know sounds weird right? A weight loss trainer telling their clients to eat unhealthy food?? Believe it or not one cheat meal for weight loss per week is actually imperative to raising metabolic rate and successful fat [...]Read More >>

Food Marketing Danger! How to Spot the “Healthy” Fakes

  • by Michelle
  • October 15, 2016
  Food marketing seems to be getting more prominent these days, as companies know that people are becoming more health conscious and wanting to make healthier choices when grocery shopping.  This is why the slap “claims” on their packaging stating things like “fat-free”, “sugar-free”, “gluten-free”, “zero calorie” etc. etc. Walking through the grocery store with [...]Read More >>

Healthy Banana Pumpkin Protein Bread Recipe

  • by Michelle
  • December 1, 2015
It’s that time a year again….everywhere you go tasty baked goods and candy seems to be everywhere! This time a year is a true test of willpower, even though I think it’s allowed to splurge a little bit, it’s important to not let “a little bit” turn into “a lot bit”!.  I wanted to share [...]Read More >>

Easy Dinner Recipe: Cauliflower Pizza Crust

  • by Michelle
  • March 6, 2015
Hey Everyone! Well it’s true, we all LOVE pizza right? It’s unfortunate that if this cheesy, greasy, and doughy food is eaten on a regular basis it will do damage to our waistlines and blood pressure! Well do I have something for you…….what if you and your family could enjoy pizza more often guilt-free?? Yes [...]Read More >>

Pad Thai with Spaghetti Squash & Thai Peanut Sauce

  • by Michelle
  • February 5, 2015
Ok, we all love Pad Thai, but this is not a food you should be ordering in every night from your local Thai restaurant if you are watching your waistline.  Lucky for you I have a healthy and clean version of this amazing food that tastes just as yummy (maybe better!) that will not do [...]Read More >>

Healthy Superbowl Snack & Appetizer Ideas

  • by Michelle
  • January 29, 2015
[retweet] Well the big weekend is almost upon us! Superbowl Sunday is a popular day for having large gatherings of friends and family, while sitting watching the game and eating lot’s of yummy food. ONE BIG PROBLEM: Sitting watching a very long football game and eating all day can really do damage to your weight [...]Read More >>

Minute With Michelle – Episode 2: Sleep More to Burn More Fat

  • by Michelle
  • December 1, 2014
As a personal trainer, I find the majority of the clients coming to see me are looking for help for a variety of things, but most commonly they want to decrease overall body fat percentage, build muscle, and improve their body image and fitness level. When it comes to fat loss their are a number [...]Read More >>

Pumpkin Coconut Protein Loaf – Guilt-Free!

  • by Michelle
  • October 31, 2014
[retweet] Ok everyone brace yourselves!  If you love pumpkin as much as I do you are going to love this recipe! I whipped this up this morning and had to put it out of sight to stop myself from eating the entire loaf! Let’s get right down to business Here is the recipe: Ingredients: 3/4 [...]Read More >>

Living Room Ab Workout – Try it Now

  • by Michelle
  • October 8, 2014
Try this great abdominal workout anywhere! Great for living room, hotel room, gym, office or anywhere you want. No equipment required, just your own body! Post by CORE Conditioning.Read More >>

Two New E-Books are Now For Sale in the CORE Conditioning Store!

  • by Michelle
  • February 13, 2014
I am very happy to announce that my two new E-Books are finally complete and are available for purchase in the CORE Conditioning Store!  1. Cheers to Health – Simple Smoothie Recipes and Tips for People on the Go   $5.99  CLICK HERE TO BUY NOW! What’s inside?? 30 pages loaded with: Tips on how to [...]Read More >>

Great Late Night Snack Idea – Chocolate Peanut Butter Protein Pudding

  • by Michelle
  • January 15, 2014
Well I came home around my usual time tonight (9pm) after teaching an amazing Metabolic Group Exercise class at my studio (Info about classes HERE) and I didn’t have a lot of calories left in my daily allowance.  I needed to get my protein up to help feed my muscles why I sleep and make [...]Read More >>

Pre-Made Quick Morning Breakfast Idea: Pumpkin Protein Chia Pudding

  • by Michelle
  • October 21, 2013
Do you ever feel rushed in the morning? Either you slept in or you chose to only give yourself 15 minutes to get ready and rush out of the house? I head many excuses on a daily basis regarding why people don’t eat breakfast, but in my opinion there should be no excuses for missing [...]Read More >>