Author: Melonie Perino

Fork U – Fast AF Awesome Sauce

This can be ready as little time as 5 minutes, but if you can let it simmer for 20-30 minutes, it will be even better. The balsamic vinegar may seem odd, but it helps add richness to this sauce that can only be achieved otherwise by a standard low and slow sauce and we don’t always…
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February 10, 2018 0

Emotional Attachment

What’s in this week’s Fuck-It-Bucket??! Emotional attachment. I know what you’re thinking. Isn’t being emotionally detached a trait of a psychopath? Why, YES. It IS. But we’re not talking about the same thing here. People with that type of dissociative behavior experience the inability to connect with others in relationships they are present in. It…
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February 9, 2018 0

Heart Health Month – Cardiovascular Fitness

Continuing with our Heart Health Month Series…This week: Cardiovascular Fitness and Heart Health! CrossFit offers a wide range of benefits to your health, including: Increased mobility Improved body composition Strong interpersonal relationships Overall lifestyle improvement One of the most pronounced (and documented) benefits it provides is cardiovascular endurance. Continue reading to find out how CrossFit…
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February 9, 2018 0

Shopping Cart Showdown

I’ve seen a LOT of posts and memes in circulation lately about how much cheaper it is to eat take out or unhealthy food and that healthy options just aren’t affordable. Trust me…I get it. When we have all kinds of designer label, trendy “healthy” foods thrown at us and it’s easy to drop $300+…
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January 22, 2018 0

5 Easy Steps to Create a Morning Routine

5 Easy Steps to Create a Morning Routine! If you find it really difficult to get moving in the morning, we’re going to discuss 5 easy steps you can take to ensure you hit the ground running, and we’re going to try to make it as painless as possible :) With our 5 Weeks to…
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January 22, 2018 0

Nutrition, Bitch: Bites – 10 Tips to Avoid the “Stuffing”

I KNOW…we’ve built a holiday around overindulgence. You want me to leave you the f*ck alone and not talk about nutrition on this, the sacred day of overeating. Just hear me out. TRUST ME..if I didn’t hear post-holiday regret from uhhh 100% of people I’ve ever met, I could have left well enough alone, BUT…
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November 21, 2017 0

Nutrition, Bitch: Bites – Behavior vs. Outcome

Behavior Goal VS. Outcome Goal Do you know the difference between a behavior goal and an outcome goal? A behavior goal is based on something you can directly control and do yourself; an outcome goal is based on the end product of a series of behaviors.

 Most people set only outcome goals, such as the…
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November 14, 2017 0

Nutrition, Bitch: Bites

5 Reasons to Eat Healthy Sh*t That Have Nothing to Do With Weight Loss It Boosts Your Energy Paying attention to your nutrition and eating balanced meals and snacks can help fight that 3PM slump. What do I mean by balanced? Making sure each meal contains unprocessed whole carbohydrates, lean protein and a dose of…
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November 7, 2017 0

Sunday Rituals: Meditate

Hear me out! You don’t have to necessarily sit on a mountainside and practice your oms to meditate. We’ve sort of been fed this idea of what meditation is supposed to look like. Re-imagine it in a way that makes sense for you. Go on a walk or bike ride. Turn off the technology. Take…
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October 15, 2017 0

Sunday Rituals: Setting Goals

Setting goals helps us create the path for growth. Whether you are focusing on short-term or long-term goals, starting with small, manageable tasks that you can easily complete will help boost your confidence and create motivation to keep going. Pick one goal to work towards this week (ex: work out for 1 hour, 3 times…
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October 8, 2017 0