8 Surprising Ways Your Friends Influence You to Gain Weight

How Your Friends & Family Influence Your Fitness Journey Operative word here is “influence.” No one can make you gain weight, you ultimately have control. However, we are all human are heavily influenced by those we spend the most time with. I have personally experienced this “influence” not only with working on my nutrition, but when I was trying to quit smoking 10+ years ago. (Can you believe I’m an ex-smoker?! Yuk!) But don’t just take my word for it. British researchers from the Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, say that social norms can strongly influence the type and amount of food we eat. In other words, if your friends and family think that fast food, processed foods or big bag of chips determines a meal, you’re less likely regularly eat…

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Shakeology and Crohn’s Disease

Shakeology and Crohn’s Disease – how this nutrition dense shake helped Kelli gain control  The best success stories arrive in the most unexpected ways! One of my December challengers was struggling with being consistent with her exercise due to a variety of things from some personal matters and a VERY hectic work schedule … on top of it being the holidays. The challenge was an opportunity for her to FOCUS and get back on track. Working out to ChaLEAN Extreme and drinking Shakeology every day, I followed up with her progress within our challenge Facebook group along with private messages. About mid-way through the 30-day challenge she she shared with me that she had Crohn’s Disease and Shakeology was giving her RELIEF and CONTROL like nothing else had before. I was…

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Quick 5 Minute Workout

You got 5 minutes?  Here are 5 moves, 1 minute each, that help spice up your current workout regimen by sprinkling it in OR by repeating each set 3-4x to make it a full 15-20 minute workout! Oh — and no equipment needed so you CAN do this during on your next vacation and/or during the holidays! [yeah I said that ;-)] Watch the video and/or see my notes below. Enjoy! 1) Knee to Nose – start in plank position with your hands directly below your shoulders and bring your right knee in while you bring your nose toward it. Repeat left to complete 1 rep. 2) Mountain Climbers – right from plank position from move #1 run the knees into the chest while keeping the butt down and abs in…

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Vanessa’s Transformation Part 1

Where do I start? I guess we can start with how hesitant I initially was to put these photos up for the world to see. Only a select group had seen this so far. I mean, I knew that this could help inspire others, but my ego and insecurities made me hesitate and actually procrastinate. Because I’ve been wanting to put this up for a while now… But I knew in my heart that I HAD TO! And if I could INSPIRE even a few people, it would be WORTH it being VULNERABLE and posting it up for whomever to see. Instead of me just repeating what’s on the About Me page … I’ll share some different insights 🙂 → So you know, the transformation goes from left to right. And the…

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5 Tips To Help You Get Started on Your Fitness Journey

  higher balanceshttp://www.solvexia.com/www/ Are you new to working out and not sure how to start or stay focused? Have you always stayed in shape by playing sports, dancing, etc? Watch my 5 tips to help get you started on the right track! Like and/or comment on the video! And of course if you have any questions contact me.  

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