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Welcome!

I'm Emma, a mama of two princesses and wife of an 8-time Ironman (and counting). I am an ACE-Certified Personal Trainer and Group Ex Instructor, a Nutrition Specialist and a Holistic Health Coach student at IIN. My husband will tell you I don't clean the house well, but I will clean the heck out of your lifestyle!

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Try It Tuesday

Wanted to add some quick tip videos to my Youtube Channel and so that you don't have to sit and read an entire blog posts every few days.  Hence, Try It Tuesday.  Each Tuesday, you'll receive a quick video on something health or fitness related to try out. Kicking off this first Tuesday with Gelatin... I purchase my Gelatin from Amazon.  Or you can purchase straight from Great Lakes website.  I am sure there are other quality sources, but I find this the easiest to purchase for my family!  Remember, quality bones make for more quality gelatin. Uses: In oatmeal  In tea or coffee Mixed in yogurt Mixed in smoothies…
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Perfect Your “Detox”

The second week of each month, I host a 5-day reset opportunity for you called The Fresh Fix.  Read all the details on that link!  I wanted to recap what happened last month and teach you how to truly "detox" in case you want to join us in August! I am not a fan of replacing meals with drinks.  The juice cleanses of the world are just not effective.  Yes, they'll jump start something, but they aren't sustainable.  That's what I want to teach my clients... sustainability. Detoxes really have no scientific background supporting them.  What "toxins" are you truly pushing out?  The fastest way to feel better is to…
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Week One of Marathon Training

Last week I officially kicked off my Richmond Marathon training plan. Planning on recapping here each week. Monday: Treadmill sprints 1 mile warm up, .2 miles at 5:40 pace, .2 miles at 8:00 pace for 5 miles, 1 mile cool down Tuesday: Homemade tabata 20 seconds strength, 10 seconds rest, 20 seconds cardio, 10 seconds rest for 32 minutes Wednesday: Tempo run on treadmill 1 mile warm up with the pup, 6 miles at 6:58 pace, 1 mile cool down The only pic I have of the little guy. Thursday: Barre Friday: Cycle/Strength Class Saturday:  11 miles 1 mile warm up with pup, 8 miles hovering around 7:15-7:30 and last 2 on the treadmill. Justin…
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