A Surprising Elite Food That You Should Be Eating (plus recipe)

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I spent a few hours yesterday going through the nutrition programs of elite athletes who compete in the CrossFit Games. And every single program, despite being created by different nutrition coaches, had only one non-protein food that was on every single plan. It wasn't sweet … [Read more...]

Why You Should Try a Whole30 Challenge

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...at least for a week or two. Several years ago, I started writing about my weight loss journey by outlining all the different diets, fads, and nutritional programs I tried in my years of experimentation. My end goal was to help people like me (people who struggle/find it … [Read more...]

Stuffed Pepper Crockpot Stew & Tuesday’s Workout

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Tomorrow's workout is one I did last week at the gym and one my bootcampers will soon see. ;) I loved this! As many rounds as you can in FIVE minutes: 1 Kettlebell Swing 1 Push-up 1 50-foot farmer's carry (as heavy as possible) 2 Kettlebell Swings 2 Push-ups 1 … [Read more...]

Egg Muffins & 10 HIIT Workouts

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When I was searching the Strong Figure archives, I came across a lot of workouts that I published a couple of years ago when we were just launching our little baby site. So over the next few weeks, I'm going to share some of those workouts with you as your strong figure … [Read more...]

Healthy Enchilada Stew & Conditioning Workout

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I posted a picture on Instagram of my Enchilada stew I made for the week (10 meals in 30-minutes prep, 8 hrs on low in the crockpot!!) and I've had a few requests for the recipe. Since it feels like autumn already --WHICH I FREAKING LOVE -- I figured I'd share the recipe! But … [Read more...]