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Get the #1 Habit That Will Help You Lose Fat

We are so inspired by the success of our 2017 Fall into Fitness Challenge participants. It’s been an incredibly positive and uplifting experience to be able to play a role in empowering our participants to achieve their fitness and wellness goals. Most of our participants lost over 8 pounds and reported having greater mental clarity…

By ascendbody October 9, 2017 | 

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Why Mindfulness Should Play A Role In Your Workout Routine

When I first started to enjoy exercise, not just do it because I knew it was important for my health but actually look forward to working my body to the point of exhaustion, I did it because I loved feeling myself grow in strength, stamina and endurance. I appreciated the aesthetic changes in my physique…

By ascendbody June 20, 2017 | 

FITNESS & WELLNESS / Nutrition / Recipes / Tips

Paleo Chili Stuffed Sweet Potatoes

INGREDIENTS 4 medium sweet potatoes 1 tbsp cooking oil of choice (we like avocado oil!) ½ small onion, diced 1 lb 80-85 % lean ground beef ½ cup diced tomatoes (from a can, no salt added) ½ tsp fine grain sea salt ½ – 1 tsp chipotle chili pepper (I used ¾ tsp) 1 tsp…

By ascendbody May 31, 2017 | 

FITNESS & WELLNESS / Nutrition / Recipes

Grilled Sugar Snap Peas With Spicy Peanut Sauce

Ingredients Spicy Peanut Sauce 1/2 cup natural peanut butter 1/4 cup reduced-sodium tamari or soy sauce 3 Tablespoons rice vinegar 2 Tablespoons honey 1 1/2 teaspoons freshly grated ginger 1 large clove of garlic, minced 1/4 teaspoon red pepper flakes (if you are sensitive to spice try 1/8 teaspoon first) 2-3 Tablespoons of water  …

By ascendbody May 26, 2017 | 

Exercise & Fitness / FITNESS & WELLNESS / Movitation / Positive Thinking / Tips

Goal Setting + Accountability = Success

So who’s keeping you accountable? So many times I hear that what people are really missing is the accountability piece. But what I sometimes also hear in their voice is a sense of defeat that they need that. WTH?!! Are supposed to be made of steal and completely self sufficient? NO!! As I say, it…

By ascendbody April 18, 2017 | 

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Grilled Honey Sriracha Chicken Bowl

INGREDIENTS: 2 pounds boneless, skinless chicken breasts ½ cup honey ¼ cup olive oil 2 tablespoons sriracha Kosher salt Freshly ground black pepper 2 (6 ounce) boxes Long Grain and Wild Rice 2 avocados, sliced 1 bunch scallions, chopped Crumbled queso fresco INSTRUCTIONS: Combine honey, olive oil, and sriracha in a small mixing bowl. Season…

By ascendbody March 3, 2017 | 

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TURKEY AND EGG BREAKFAST CASSEROLE

Recipe credit: Aimee Mars Prep time: 15min    Cook time: 40min    Servings: 6 Ingredients: 1 tablespoon Coconut Oil + more for coating the pan 1 lb Ground Turkey 1/2 teaspoon Chili Powder 12 Large Eggs 1 small Sweet Potato peeled and sliced thin 1 cup Baby Spinach Salt & Pepper for Seasoning Additional Toppings:…

By ascendbody February 2, 2017 | 

FITNESS & WELLNESS

Paleo Chicken Pot Pie Soup

Recipe credit: Ashley Thomas Ingredients: 3 cups cooked chicken, white and dark meat 2 tablespoons butter or ghee or fat of choice 1 onion, diced 5 cloves garlic, minced 1 pound peeled potatoes, roughly chopped 1 pound peeled potatoes, diced 2 cups organic chicken broth 1 cup full-fat canned coconut milk 3 carrots, chopped 2…

By ascendbody January 20, 2017 | 

FITNESS & WELLNESS / Nutrition / Personal Training / Tips

Are You Drinking Enough Water??!!

  Remember to drink your water! We recommend 1/2 your body weight in oz per day. That means, if you weight #180. You should be getting 90 oz of good clean filtered water per day. Find yourself a glass or stainless steel container you love! Then figure out how many of them you need to…

By ascendbody January 16, 2017 | 

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The Power of Intentions Part 2: Promises

So recently we’ve been talking a lot about INTENTIONS vs Resolutions.  About 6 months ago I started seeing a new mind-body coach named Steve and we began doing a lot of deep cathartic work together. My whole career I’ve been blessed with amazing mentors and Steve is becoming one of them. I believe in soaking…

By ascendbody January 13, 2017 | 

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