Monthly Archives: April 2020

The best new tool for weight loss

The best new tool for weight loss is really easy and takes only a few minutes a day. It’s been proven that tracking what you eat, results in better food choices and fat loss. This 139-page paperback book where you write down what you eat, includes my proprietary High-Five Diet program, and gives you the option […]

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High-Protein, Dairy-Free Coffee Sorbet

This light and creamy, decadent sorbet has a tiny caffeine kick, a touch of sweetness from the banana, protein from collagen (or just use vegan vanilla protein powder), and healthy fat from nuts. I eat this as my pre-workout fuel, or when I want a healthy, sweet treat. Dairy-Free Coffee Sorbet 1½ frozen banana chunks, […]

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seven wall-sit variations

Work your glutes, quads, and upper back with these wall-sit options. To do all seven, you’ll need an elastic band, dumbbells, and a soft yoga block, or a foam roller. You can also follow me on Instagram @fitgirlusa When you have a moment, check out all my products at http://www.thehighfivediet.com

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When the stay-at-home order will end

Even though it’s been only a little over a month since the California stay-at-home order was signed (on March 19th), some people are demanding that the quarantine be lifted so they can go back to work and do the activities they enjoy. It’s up to the governors of each state to make the determination as […]

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Gained weight from staying home? Me too. How I lost it.

Due to the stay-at-home order from our government, that meant I couldn’t train my clients at the gym, which temporally closed, or at their homes. I also couldn’t do my own 60-90-minute workouts at the gym. What this meant, is that I was moving a lot less, and burning fewer calories, so it didn’t surprise […]

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Total Body at-home exercise video

I posted this live 25-minute workout on Instagram, and saved it, so my clients and followers can enjoy exercising to this beginner/intermediate, bodyweight, video. No weights, or gym equipment needed. All you need is a chair, a soft surface, like a mat or carpet, and a glass of water. Let me know what you think, […]

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Soda causes depression & gray teeth

I stopped drinking soda many years ago, but people still drink it, possibly because they are addicted to the combination of sugar and caffeine. Soda is linked to Type 2 diabetes, weight gain, fatty liver disease, cavities, worn tooth enamel, weakened bones, osteoporosis, depression, heart disease, and discolored teeth (1). If you’re thirsty, drink filtered […]

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Keto diet = bone loss & early death

The ketogenic diet has been extremely popular because people can lose weight and still get to eat their favorite meats, and more fats, even animal fat. This high fat, medium protein diet, works, because it cuts carbs. Only 50 grams per day from any type of carbohydrate is permitted. To put that into perspective, that’s about […]

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You can now train with me, wherever you are

Since the gyms are closed, and we need to practice physical distancing to prevent the spread of COVID-19, I’ve started personal training clients, one-on-one, remotely, from my home gym. I’ve been using the FaceTime feature on my smart phone with my clients, so we can talk to each other in real time. I show the […]

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