01Nov
By: Neghar On: November 01, 2014 In: fat loss, Fitness, Mindset Comments: 1

One of my best friends is currently staying in my guest room. Let’s call her Becky. Becky is in between apartments, fresh out of a long term relationship, and I was adamant about offering up my guest room. We’ve been friends for almost 15 years, and I was excited about the opportunity...

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27Oct
By: Neghar On: October 27, 2014 In: Family, heart wisdom, Lifestyle, Mindset Comments: 13

The last month or so has been more than a little hectic around here. Actually, if I can be honest with you, the last year has pretty much been hustle and crash on repeat. Nothing I can’t handle, of course, but just challenging in a myriad of ways. Between my...

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20Aug
By: Neghar On: August 20, 2014 In: Fitness, Lift, Mindset, quickie Comments: 4

Single mom, full time trainer, full time student, part time crazy–that was me a few years ago. On a typical day you could find me training clients as early as 6 am and as late as 8 pm, then coming home to blog, put my kiddo to bed, and study...

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11Aug
By: Neghar On: August 11, 2014 In: Be Happy, fat loss, Featured Posts, Fitness, Mindset Comments: 4

“…Before happiness and success comes your perception of the world. So before we can be happy and successful, we need to create a positive reality that allows us to see the possibility for both.” -Shawn Achor, bestselling author Which is more important: nutrition or exercise? Let’s settle this debate,...

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23Jun
By: Neghar On: June 23, 2014 In: Be Happy, Eat, Fashion, fat loss, Featured Posts, Lift, Mindset Comments: 59

How do you get a bikini body? Put a damn bikini on your body.

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06May
By: Neghar On: May 06, 2014 In: body image, Fitness, Lift, Mindset, Training Comments: 127

I have a confession to make that might get me into some trouble. Alas, in the name of female empowerment, and in the interest of transparency, here goes… I’m not particularly fond of my legs. For as long as I can remember, these gams have had a gargantuan nickname....

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14Aug
By: Neghar On: August 14, 2013 In: Be Happy, Family, Featured Posts, Lifestyle, Mindset Comments: 16

I’m writing this from my new desk, in my new office, in my new home…in California. With the exception of this desk, a chair, and chubby little bulldog on my lap, the room is essentially empty. Last week, I loaded everything I own into cardboard boxes, and made my...

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26Feb
By: Neghar On: February 26, 2013 In: Fitness, Mindset, Music, Training Comments: 34

This little fitness blogger is always on the go. Seriously, I ride planes, trains and automobiles like it’s my job. Well, it kind of is. Often, I am packing for a trip when I have yet to unpack from the last one. It’s exciting. And exhausting. Additionally, I split...

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10Jan
By: Neghar On: January 10, 2013 In: Featured Posts, Fitness, Lifestyle, Mindset, Video, Yoga Comments: 89

I promise this isn’t going to be one of those annoyingly generic posts that gives you the typical reasons why yoga is good for you. I mean, obviously it’s good for you-so are broccoli and fish oil. But we don’t always do things that are good for us, do...

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31Dec
By: Neghar On: December 31, 2012 In: Be Happy, Eat, Featured Posts, Fitness, Lifestyle, Mindset Comments: 45

I like wine. And by like, I mean I have an affinity for it so strong that I almost don’t want to admit it. I’m not a lush by any means, as I will always stop drinking once I can no longer appreciate the depth and the breadth of...

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