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10 Simple Tips to Stay Healthy During Flu Season

Share & lose 5lbs. ­čśŤFacebookTwitterPinterestemailCold? Flu? Ebola? Yikes! What can we do to keep ourselves and our family healthy? Here are the top 10 things I do:   Wash hands frequently or use All-natural Hand Sanitizing Wipes If someone sneezes or coughs in front of me, I immediately walk away so as not to breathe their germs If I feel symptoms of a cold or flu coming on, I take

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7 Healthy Soccer & Sports Team Snack Ideas

Share & lose 5lbs. ­čśŤFacebookTwitterPinterestemailJuicy Fit Mom Fruit Kabobs Healthy Snacks for my daughter’s Soccer Team! ´ŞĆ´ŞĆ´ŞĆ My 7 year old daughter has been playing soccer since she was 4 years old.┬á She and I discuss what healthy snacks her team mates would enjoy at half time and after the game.┬á Then we go to the market and make the snacks together.┬á She is so excited to hand out the

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Fit Kids Challenge – 5 Exercises for Kids

Share & lose 5lbs. ­čśŤFacebookTwitterPinterestemail5 Fun Exercises for Kids Have your kids take the Fit Kids 5 Challenge! Wide World of Sports, Disney World On my television show, Kiana’s Flex Appeal, I created a segment called Kids to Seniors and showed viewers that all ages could do a variety of exercises to strengthen their bodies. We filmed the shows at the Walt Disney World and the Wide World of Sports

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Love my Fit Kids :)

Share & lose 5lbs. ­čśŤFacebookTwitterPinterestemail Run! Jump! Play! Show your kids how to be active everyday and teach them to love fitness at a young age! Love my little Fit Kid…just look at that smile on her face (and mine:) My kids bring me such joy… Share & lose 5lbs. ­čśŤFacebookTwitterPinterestemail

Video Tip: 2 Simple Lifestyle Changes to Stay Lean After Kids

Share & lose 5lbs. ­čśŤFacebookTwitterPinterestemailHi Fit Moms!┬á After having 2 kids, I have found that small but consistent efforts makes a big difference in staying fit. Here are 2 simple lifestyle changes to help you stay lean: 1. I use salad plates instead of large dinner plates for every meal. This makes portion control simple.┬á Because the plates are smaller, you will automatically serve yourself smaller portions. 2.┬á Hydrate. I

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When it comes to fitness, do a little alot.

Share & lose 5lbs. ­čśŤFacebookTwitterPinterestemail Fitness is cumulative, it all adds up.┬á 15 minute walk in the morning, squats while the kids are at school or the little ones are napping and even an impromptu kelp jump rope session on the beach.┬á Got kelp? Make a jump rope! The waves are GIGANTIC today! 25 feet. My daughter found a long piece of kelp and we made a jump rope! So

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Muscle Star Fish!

Share & lose 5lbs. ­čśŤFacebookTwitterPinterestemail Look! The tiny star fish is doing a double bicep! Big waves washed up kelp and sealife! Share & lose 5lbs. ­čśŤFacebookTwitterPinterestemail

Selfie: Kona and Me :)

Share & lose 5lbs. ­čśŤFacebookTwitterPinterestemailThis is my BFF, Kona.┬á I rescued him as a puppy from the shelter. Some mean person dumped him and his brothers and sisters in the dumpster ­čÖü┬á People can be so cruel. He is the most loveable, funny dog.┬á He’s a mix of lab / shepard / chow.┬á Lately he has been scratching so much, I feel sorry for him. I bought some dog shampoo

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My Mom. Photo of the Month

Share & lose 5lbs. ­čśŤFacebookTwitterPinterestemailMy Mom Photo of the Month This photo I took of my mom while she was enjoying the spectacular view on our recent vacation to the Riviera Maya Mexico.┬á My husband and I took both our moms and our kids on an 8 night trip. I will be posting all the pics soon, but wanted to share this special photo with you first.┬á I love that

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Fit Cooking Healthy Recipes eBook

I have compiled my personal library of Fit Go To Recipes that I make often, my recipes are higher in lean protein, complex carbs, good fats: No added sugar, butter or salt in most. I also have some of my exclusive Healthy Hawaiian Family Recipes in there too! Aloha!

Video: Fit Kids Healthy Peanut Butter Balls

My kids and I love making this recipe. Now that they are 6 and 11, they can do it themselves ­čÖé This is a fun and delicious recipe I used to make with my mom. I modified it to be healthier and have a wider variety of crunchy options! In Hawaii, we would add macadamia nuts (high in fat – beware but so good), coconut and dried fruit too! Enjoy! Psst: Fit Kids Recipe video to come ­čÖé