An Insomniac’s Solution to Better Sleep

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Last week I wrote a post about how to prevent Alzheimer's disease (AD) and I addressed four simple ways we can all reduce our chances of developing AD. The final prevention strategy I identified was getting adequate sleep. Sleep is Important When we sleep, our brains flush … [Read more...]

Why Under-Eating is Making You Gain Weight


Recently, I have been reading more than you care to understand about nutrition. I know that I kind of do that anyway, I love food and how it works in our bodies. But I have recently switched my focus to macronutrient nutrition in the past couple of months and I am completely … [Read more...]

Erik is Always Right: Nina’s Big Fat Surprise

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This is my least favorite household phrase that gets uttered much too often: Erik is always right. Do you have a special person in your life who thinks he/she is always right? And doesn't it just really irk you when that person actually turns out to be right?! (Like, all the … [Read more...]

Weekend Recap + Your SFCWs + Health Challenge #2

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I competed this weekend for the first time in over a year--something I wasn't sure I was going to get into again. And guess what? I had a freaking blast. Even with having to be cautious of my shoulders and left foot, I was able to work hard, have fun, and stay injury free. My … [Read more...]

The 12 Days of Fitness is HERE!


This is going to be my last "Strong Figure Conditioning" post until January, so what better way to ring in the new year than with 12 Days of FITNESS?!  SAVE THIS POST! Erik and I are going to be working on giving Strong Figure a little face lift this holiday season, so the site … [Read more...]