SGL’s Friday Favorite’s #8 + Quick Kettlebell Workout

Happy Friday, friends! Another week has flown by and it’s almost time for Thanksgiving – my favorite holiday! You can eat delicious and healthy foods for Thanksgiving (stay tuned for a Sunday Swarm roundup), pre-order a turkey (like I did), and spend the day watching football. Sounds like a good time to me. After that, [...]
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12 Fab Hacks for Fit Chicks

Fit chicks are busy bees! Between our lives in- and outside the gym, social lives, time in the kitchen, work, and more, keeping our faces fresh and in check is sometimes the least of our worries. Busy fit chicks can often benefit from health and beauty hacks that save the time, money, and stress! Going [...]
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SGL’s Friday Favorites #7 + Bosu Ball Total Body Workout

I missed writing for Smart Girls Lift, and I am happy to be back. I will be making a few changes to the blog, which I will space out over time and you may not even notice the changes are happening! I may begin to share more recipes and reviews, since I cook a lot [...]
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Cheat Clean: Apple Pie Protein Muffins

I’m not sure, but I think autumn may be my favorite season. I love the smell of pumpkin cookies and apple pies. Apple pies are packed with sugar.. not ideal for someone watching their macros. After the success of my cookie dough protein squares, I decided to create an Apple Pie Protein Muffins that can [...]
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I’m Back… with a Q&A: What is Orthorexia?

Hey everyone! I am happy to be back to Smart Girls Lift. The truth is, I missed it. I would come up with an idea for a post and think to myself, without the blog, all this information and all these ideas just stay in my head. Well, during my time off, I made some [...]
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SGL’s Friday Favorites #6 + Going Dark

Hey everyone! There is only one week left until Halloween! Are you excited? I am. This year, I am actually dressing up and doing festive activities… like hosting a pumpkin carving party for friends and going out on the town all dressed up in costume. You’ll have to check out next week’s post to see [...]
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All About: Protein

We’ve covered carbs, we’ve covered dietary fats, and now we’re getting into protein – the macronutrient many consider to be the most important. Proteins are molecules consisting of amino acids. In everyday life, when we hear or read about protein, it usually comes in the form of foods high in protein, such as meats, eggs, [...]
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Cheat Clean: Cookie Dough Protein Squares

Cookie dough. COOKIE DOUGH. COOOOKIIIIE DOUUUUGH. I am obsessed with it. I don’t know why, but I am and I have found delicious ways to deal with my obsession that don’t involve me eating it by the spoonful from a tub or making a ton of cookies. There is ECPK (a little too expensive for [...]
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Sunday Swarm: 13 Halloween Treats that Won’t Derail Your Diet

While dressing up some carrots or radishes as fingers might seem fun, you won’t be getting the full Halloween experience unless you eat something sweet. If you don’t have a sweet tooth, move on as these recipes are not for you. What’s below IS for you if you want to have something sweet, without all [...]
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SGL’s Friday Favorites #5 + All Around Ab Workout

Hey friends! On Fridays, I’ve been sharing my favorites from the week. These past 7 days have been interesting – truly they have been. Work has been more hectic than normal. I hit bench at 160 for 2 reps (plus some help on the 2nd one :)), squatted 200 (my highest since a knee injury [...]
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