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What I Learned From Rebecca. . .

Apr 25

What: Tips for dressing your best from my dear friend and wardrobe stylist, Rebecca Thompson. Why: For those of you that attended my Fit Camp last weekend, you got the opportunity to hear Rebecca speak.  Unfortunately she was only able to scratch the surface of her infinite knowledge on proportion,colors, and personal style. Here are [...]

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Fit Camp 2012

Get Macked Fit Camp 2012 What: All the details you need to know about Get Macked Fit Camp 2012. When: April 20-21st, 2012 Where: Judson Baptist Church 4900 Franklin Rd Nashville, TN What is it: Get Macked Fit Camp is a weekend long women’s faith based fitness conference.  It is open to all women of [...]

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5 Tips From Fit Camp

What: 5 fitness fundamentals that we’ll focus on at this year’s getMacked fit camp. Why: Many gals are unsure of what getMacked fit camp is all about.  No matter your age, weight, or fitness background, there’s something in these 5 fit fundamentals for you! 1.  Focus on the positive.   If you’ve followed my previous posts, then [...]

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Mack Ranked: 5 Worst Diet Trends

What: The top 5 worst nutrition trends and why they don’t work. Why: Many diets take a few well-founded physiological truths and exploit them.  Participants will frequently attain quick, but temporary results.  Dieters are then left with slowed metabolisms, poor health, or gaining back more weight than lost. Here are the top 5 diet trends to [...]

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Give Yourself Over to “YES!”

What: The most important component to living fit is a positive outlook. Why: When it comes to fitness, the most important “muscle” is our brain.  Our brain controls how we think and feel about ourselves, our life, and others around us.  This directly impacts how fit you are and how fit you can become. Exercise your brain [...]

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Ten Commandments of Living Fit

What: The 10 basic building blocks of establishing a fit lifestyle. Why: We are inundated with information about fitness; so much to point that we tend to make wellness too complicated.  Gluten-free, low carb, high intensity cardio. . .the list goes on and on.  Who can keep up? The best approach to fitness is to keep [...]

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Fake It Til You Make It

What: Tricks to fake the figure you want. Why: Too often we let our feelings about our bodies dictate what we show to the rest of the world. We want to take better care of ourselves, but don’t want to do it until we’ve, well, taken better care of ourself.  Feel and look your best [...]

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Train Like a Man

Feb 20

Train Like a Man

What: Ways we gals can benefit from practicing characteristically “male behavior.” Why: Okay, gals, this post is our little secret.  We don’t want our fellas to think they’ve got one up on us, but when it comes to some attitudes and practices men typically take towards fitness, they’ve nailed a few things on the head. [...]

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The Biggest Mistakes Women Make in the Gym

What: The most common mistakes we ladies make in the gym. Why: These points are generalizations, and there are always exceptions to the rule.  After many years in the gym, however, these are the most common errors female exercisers tend to make.  Avoid these typical gym pitfalls to make the most effecient use of your time in [...]

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Sweat Tested, Mack Approved

Feb 06

What: Health and beauty products to keep an active gal looking her best. Why: Many beauty products claim to pass the test of a fit gal’s lifestyle and I’ve tried a good number of them.  Here’s a list of my faves.  Whether they keep you looking great in the gym or on the go to [...]

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