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The Two-Step Mommy Makeover Step One: Deadlifts with a Dumbbell  Now that you have given life, it is time to put those flabby parts of your body to rest with a well-executed dead-lift. Busy moms will love it. This exercise only takes about 3 minutes if you do the recommended number of sets. Keeping your legs as stiff as possible, bend over at the waist while holding a dumbbell in each hand. Try for 2lbs. to 5lbs. for starters. Flex your gluteus muscles as you return slowly back to the starting position. *Note: this easy home workout for new moms…

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We’ve all been there. We set a target to get more exercise in order to better our health. We work hard at it for the first few days and then something happens. We either miss a day and decide that it means we failed, or we don’t see the results that we want to see and we opt to stop moving forward. If you want to be successful with your exercise routine, it’s important that you begin the process knowing what you’re aiming for. Before you do your first crunch, lunge, squat, or run, you have to clearly define your…

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It’s worth saying again that beginning a habit, particularly exercise isn’t easy. It is, however completely possible if you design your home workout routine to be effective. In order to be successful, you have to give yourself the tools in order to do so. The key to doing this is to plan your exercise approach in the most detailed way that you can. Before you begin your exercise routing and determining what it’ll be, you have to schedule it in. Whatever time you’re dedicating to exercise is going to be taking up a part of your day. Schedule your workout…

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The Paleo diet is a lifestyle plan that works with the body’s natural needs and wants to put people on the path to a healthy, lean, strong and energetic life. It’s a plan that emphasizes the need for lots of nutrient rich food and disregards eating refined sugars and processed food. The main idea behind it is that our ancestors during the Paleolithic era evolved nutritional needs that matched the world they lived in; infrequent, fresh food. Although the world has changed our bodies haven’t and the nutritional needs we have are the same as our caveman ancestors, making the…

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Ingredients 1 ½ cups of almond flour 1/2 a cup of tapioca flour 1/2 teaspoon of baking powder 5 eggs 1 cup of raw honey 1 cup of ghee or clarified butter 1 teaspoon of ground cloves 1 teaspoon of ground cinnamon 1 teaspoon of ground nutmeg 1 teaspoon of vanilla extract 1 cup of chopped dates 2 cups of raisins 1 cup of dried up cherries 1 cup of assorted dry fruits of your choice (cranberry, apricots, mango, etc…) 1/2 teaspoon of sea salt Instructions Preheat your oven to 350 degrees. In a large bowl you will need to…

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Ingredients 2 pounds of chopped mixed cabbage roughly blanched (about a half a head of cabbage) 1 ½ pounds of ground up beef 1 large chopped onion 4 minced garlic cloves 1 tablespoon tomato paste 1 cup of diced tomatoes 2 cups of tomato sauce 1/4 cup of chopped up parsley 1 ½ cups of riced cauliflower 2 tablespoons of lemon juice Freshly ground black pepper with sea salt Instructions Preheat the oven 375 degrees. Heat you skillet over a low-medium heat and brown your ground beef. Add your onions and garlic. Cook this stirring often for about 5-8 minutes.…

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Sweet potatoes and carrots are popular and delicious vegetables that also make awesome ingredients for a yummy lunch creation. Are you thinking of soup for lunch? This recipe for beef and winter vegetable soup is thick and hearty and the perfect lunch for a cold winter afternoon. On top of all that, it is Paleo-style, so it is not only tasty, but also good for you. This recipe combines thick and delicious beef with yummy and hearty vegetables to create the perfect Paleo-inspired lunch. You are going to love this soup recipe. This soup combines well-known vegetables with some lesser…

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Ingredients 4 cups of assorted nuts 1 cup of shredded coconut 1 cup of dried fruit (raisins, dates, etc.) 1/3 cup of coconut oil 1/3 cup of almond butter 1/4 cup of raw honey 1 teaspoon of vanilla extract 1 teaspoon of cinnamon 1 tablespoon of sea salt Instructions Soak nuts in warm water with sea salt overnight. Drain and rinse the nuts in a colander. Lay the nuts out on a single layer baking sheet. Preheat your oven at 150 degrees and roast the nuts for 10-12 hours. Let the nuts cool before you use. Chop up the roasted…

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Ingredients Two tablespoons of coconut oil, butter, or melted ghee. (This is completely up to you and is based on preference) One large yam or sweet potato. ½ teaspoon of fine sea salt 1 ½ pounds of preferred breakfast sausage ½ diced yellow onion 2 cups of diced spinach 10 eggs (whisked) 1/2 teaspoon of salt 1/2 teaspoon of garlic powder Instructions Preheat your oven to 400 degrees and grease a 9 x 12 baking dish. Toss in the diced sweet potatoes in butter or fat of choice and sprinkle it all with salt. Put sweet potatoes onto a baking…

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In the last 20 years the number of overweight people in western society has risen by an obscene amount. There are countless diets on the market promising quick fix results with minimal effort, resulting in the crash dieting culture we now live in. People are successful on these quick fix diets but majority of the time they are not maintainable. The paleo diet is a manageable and healthy alternative to the crash diet. It works with human genetics to promote energy, strength and a lean body. What is the paleo diet? The main premise of the paleo diet is that…

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