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Should you exercise when you’re sick?

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Should you exercise when you’re sick?

I know i know… we all like black and white answers. but… not everything is cut and dry. the only black & white answer here is if you have a fever, don’t work out. Everything else… it depends. My rules (and i am NOT a doctor so please consult your doctor on this!) are: if…

Semolina Flour vs White Flour vs Whole Wheat Flour: i heart pasta

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Semolina Flour vs White Flour vs Whole Wheat Flour: i heart pasta

You may have noticed that I have been obsessed with making my own pasta lately if you follow me on instagram or facebook but has it been a healthy change?? Likely not, when you look at the facts! Whole wheat pasta seems to be generally healthier than the homemade pasta I’m rocking from semolina flour, though not…

What’s the best source of Omega 3s? Flax vs Hemp vs Ch-Ch-Ch-Chia!

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What’s the best source of Omega 3s? Flax vs Hemp vs Ch-Ch-Ch-Chia!

So i already blogged before about Omega-3 supplements & why (or why not) we should take them (fish burps)! But this is about after you’ve decided to get your omega 3s from a plant based source & are just trying to figure out what the best source is or the difference between the sources. I like to mix it…

Getting Started with Running | Things I’m Learning from my Sister

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Getting Started with Running | Things I’m Learning from my Sister

My little sister and I (yes… she’s taller than me) are ridiculously similar in so many ways. First of all… our laugh. We laugh loudly and distinctively. We also find a lot of the same things funny and have a weird obsession with ewoks and gilmore girls. On the other hand we’re super different- she…

Vegan Tri Fuel!

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Vegan Tri Fuel!

Fueling for a triathlon is WAY more stressful for me than it needs to be. I overthink everything!! And i recently was listening to a podcast that made SO much sense and told me to stop looking outside for what will work for me. every body is different. and we all have different tastes, metabolisms,…

Books I’m Reading

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So I’ve been reading a LOT lately & thought i’d share some of my favorites I’ve read over the last few years if you’re ever looking for something to read! 2016: Personal Development The ONE Thing: The Suprisingly Simple Truth Behind Extraordinary Results by Gary Keller and Jay Papasan The 4-Hour Workweek, Expanded and Updated with over…

What’s on my Plate: Week of September 19

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What’s on my Plate: Week of September 19

It was definitely a week of cooking in the hagio house!! Breakfasts: Shakeology: http://www.teambeachbody.com/shop/-/shopping/MDSUSH311G?referringRepId=426835 Maca: http://amzn.to/2ce1C53 Spirulina: http://amzn.to/2c67uOt Mushroom Boost: http://amzn.to/2ce2NBz Snacks: Mix oats, soy milk, 1 T chia seeds, and fresh berries and soak overnight. I use a yellow container of oats, then throw in the berries and fill with soy milk until everything is just covered. then…

What’s on my plate: Week of August 29

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What’s on my plate: Week of August 29

Shakeology: http://www.teambeachbody.com/shop/-/shopping/MDSUSH311G?referringRepId=426835 Maca: http://amzn.to/2ce1C53 Spirulina: http://amzn.to/2c67uOt Mushroom Boost: http://amzn.to/2ce2NBz Pumpkin Spice Steel Cut Oats: http://amyinthekitchen.com/slow-cooker-pumpkin-pie-oatmeal/ Pintos & Cheeze: https://protectivediet.com/recipe/pintos-and-cheeze?affiliate=36 Roasted Garbanzos: Tossed drained, rinsed garbanzo beans w/flavor god garlic lovers seasoning + salt + pepper + thyme + dill and roasted at 375 for 30-45 mins BBQ Chicken Ranch Salad: https://protectivediet.com/recipe/bbq-chickn-ranch-salad?affiliate=36

What’s on my plate: Week of August 15

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What’s on my plate: Week of August 15

You guys! I’m so sorry I’ve slacked on posting my weekly meal plans here! I’m back on it though and this week is a super delicious week!! I’ve been adding boosts to my morning shakes because I’m deep into tri training + The Master’s Hammer & Chisel so I need a little extra something for…

3 Reasons to Surround Yourself with Like-minded People

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3 Reasons to Surround Yourself with Like-minded People

Fresh off that beautiful thing i like to call a conference high. Conferences are so inspiring! invigorating! motivating! After a conference whether it’s about getting your life together, starting your own business, all the new things coming out in technology, or whatever it is… you can’t help but leave with a new passion for whatever it…

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