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Bloom to Fit Challenge of the Week [Episode 61]

We're on Episode 61 of the Challenge of the Week series from Bloom to Fit. In this week’s episode, we’ve got a unique but really kick-ass kettlebell workout.

We're going to be combining the one and only kettlebell swing with a unique bodyweight combo that you've probably never tried before. I hope you're ready to burn some serious calories, build up your conditioning, and get your heart rate up quick!

As usual, no gym is required. All you need for this one is a kettlebell, a timer, and a little bit of space to work with. Let's get right into it.

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5 Things to Remember When You Can’t Find Time to Exercise

Are you struggling to find time to exercise?

Perhaps you're a busy parent. A business owner. Or you just live on a hectic schedule and you're constantly stressed because you can't find time to exercise.

Whatever your case, I get it. Finding time to exercise can be a damn challenge.

But it's not impossible. It's not.

Today I want to share with you 5 simple reminders about exercise that will hopefully inspire you to get back into exercise mode, no matter how suffocating your schedule may be. You in?

Let's dig in.

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Bloom to Fit Challenge of the Week [Episode 60]

We're on Episode 60 of the Challenge of the Week series from Bloom to Fit. In this week’s episode, I’ve got a juicy workout lined up for you.

We've got some rounds of hell to get through today so I hope you're excited.

We'll be mixing up some challening bodyweight exercises with a few familiar jump rope exercises so you should get a nice dose of strength and conditioning training in under 15 minutes.

As usual, no gym is required. All you need for this one is a jump rope, a timer, and a little bit of space to work with. Let's get right into it.

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Bloom to Fit Challenge of the Week [Episode 59]

Welcome to Episode 59 of the Challenge of the Week series from Bloom to Fit. In this week’s episode, we’ve got one hell of a bodyweight workout lined up.

This workout is all about conditioning the legs - I promise that by the end of the day your legs will be feeling like jello. So if you like jello legs, give this a shot.

No gym is required. All you need for this one is a timer and a little bit of space to work with. Let's get right into it.

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Goals vs Commitments: A Simple System for Long-Term Success

Guess what?

Your goals suck. Yeah. That's right I said it.

But let me rephrase that a little bit: goals - on their own - are not very useful.

Think about it for a second - how many times have you set a goal only to see yourself give up on it barely a quarter of the way through the journey. Again. And again.

There's a reason for this, which we'll dig into in a second.

The truth is, I think goals can be very valuable tools when used the right way. And today I want to show you why I believe goals - alone - are not enough and how you can use commitments and systems to achieve long-term results.

Let's dig in, shall we?

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Bloom to Fit Challenge of the Week [Episode 58]

Welcome to Episode 58 of the Challenge of the Week series from Bloom to Fit. In this week’s episode we’ve got a sweet all-in-one workout for you.

I'm combining three of my favorite strength and conditioning exercises all into one jam-packed workout to help you burn fat, boost your strength & endurance, and build uncanny mental toughness.

As always - no gym is required. All you need for this one is a kettlebell, jump rope, timer, and a little bit of space to work with. You ready?

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8 Simple Kitchen Tools That Will Bring Life Back to Your Kitchen

Is your kitchen a mystery to you?

Are you spending more time (and money) at restaurants because you think making food in the kitchen is a complicated or laborious process?

If so, it's time to wake up. You don't need to be a culinary wizard to make a good meal. You don't need to spend hours hovering over the stove-top to make delicious food. 

There are a few simple kitchen tools that you can take advantage of to make amazing meals for yourself and your family without becoming a kitchen slave. Hint - the microwave is not one of them, sorry.

Making food should be fun, engaging, and efficient. And my hope is that this post will inspire you to get back to making your own meals & regaining control over your food.

Let me show you what kitchen tools will help you do just that.

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Bloom to Fit Challenge of the Week [Episode 57]

We're on Episode 57 of the Challenge of the Week series from Bloom to Fit! This week we’ve got a high-intensity Tabata workout to help you burn some of that pre-summer fat that you've been lookin' to get rid of.

If you're short on time, Tabatas are a great option. They're simple, effective, and great for getting your heart rate up in a really short period of time. 

In this workout, we're combining a few different Tabatas all into one. We'll be working with jump ropes and bodyweight exercises.

Best part? No gym is required. In fact, you can do the full workout in one spot. All you need for this one is a jump rope, a timer, and a little bit of space to work with.

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Better Plate Theory: A Simple Guide to Build a Nutritious Meal

What does your typical plate look like?

What's on it? Maybe some meat. Some potatoes, rice, or pasta. Maybe a couple slices of bread. Perhaps some vegetables.​

With thousands of different items being sold all across North America, the number of combinations of foods you can put on your plate is, almost literally, exponential.

And it's perhaps why nutrition has become so complicated.

Knowing what to put on your plate for optimal health and performance has become a daunting task, but an ever more important one as every meal you have is either going to make your more or less healthy.

In this post, I want to introduce you to the Better Plate Theory - a simplified guide to building a better plate of food that will help optimize your health, boost your energy levels, and keep the weight down.

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Bloom to Fit Challenge of the Week [Episode 56]

Fitness Challenge of the Week 56

Welcome to Episode 56 of the Challenge of the Week series from Bloom to Fit. In this week’s episode, we’ve got a quick and challenging ladder workout lined up!

This episode brings a challenging full-body strength and conditioning workout that will leave you huffing and puffing in your spot. It's a quick burst, but great for fat loss, endurance, and overall work capacity.

No gym is required. All you need for this one is a timer and a little bit of space to work with. Let's get right into it.

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