Archives for June 2016



June 22, 2016

Protein Cinnamon Buns

        These were so awesome, and definitely satisfied that sweet tooth craving. Cinnamon buns made with no sugar, lots of protein and taste great. A guilt free treat at only 210 calories per bun...sign me up! First I got a big bowl and mixed up ALL of the ingredients into a dough. Then I rolled out the dough until it was about 1/4 inch thick and cut long strips about 1 inch in width. Sprinkle the strips with LOTS of cinnamon, and roll up. Spray a … [Read more...]

June 18, 2016

10 Study Tips to Pass Your NASM CPT Exam on Your First Try

    So you're interested in the NASM Certified Personal Trainer certification? When I was looking and thinking about getting my certification, I looked into a bunch of different organizations. I decided on NASM because I heard it was the most recognized and reputable. I also heard that the NASM focused more on actual training aspects, compared to other organization certifications. So that's is where my journey started. I ordered the book in August and I was convinced to … [Read more...]

June 11, 2016

Why I’m Not Sorry I’m a Self-Involved Mom

  Why is it these days to be considered a good mom, we have to give up ourselves? I was there. I remember the feeling so well. Honestly, it was not too long ago. I had just had my first son, and was completely enthralled with "mommyhood." I mean with such a precious little being it is easy to get caught up in it all. Especially after tending to the baby, going to mommy and me classes, having the day revolve around napping and feeding schedules, and then going to mom groups to then … [Read more...]

June 9, 2016

Family First: One Mom’s Journey to the IFBB

This is a guest blog post by Kara Dawdy, IFBB Women's Physique Pro    Competing was not something I was interested in until I turned 40. But that is where it all started for me. Before that, I had been physically active. In my twenties I joined a gym and started in group fitness classes. Eventually I began working my way to the weight floor. Honestly, I was not sure what I was doing. My form was terrible and I was there at least two hours per day, because I took really long … [Read more...]

June 1, 2016

Chocolate Chip Protein Muffins

These were so good! I know what your thinking..."ok, here's another recipe for dry protein muffins." But they turned out really delicious. Even my kids ate them....and honestly that's a true testimant to how yummy they were, because my kids are super picky! INGREDIENTS: 2 cups of oatmeal 1 scoop MRM Veggie Elite Protien Powder in Dutch Chocolate 1.5 Tbsp Unsweetened Cocoa Powder 3/4 tsp baking powder 1/4 tsp Baking soda 1 1/2 cups Muscle Eggs 1/2 cup Apple Sauce 1 tsp stevia … [Read more...]