Don’t Count Calories – Do This Instead.

Raise your hand if you have the MyFitnessPal app on your phone. Many people who are interesting in losing weight will use this app for a period of time.  It’s a great learning tool if you’ve never paid attention to the food and drinks you consume.  Keeping a log of … Continue Reading →


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Small Steps Matter

It’s easy to make the quick and easy decision when you’re busy or stressed, but is that choice taking  you closer to your goal? The key to living a healthy lifestyle and achieving your goals is to make small steps in the right direction every day. Sounds easy – right? … Continue Reading →


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Healthy Lunches Downtown

Do you struggle to find healthy options when you’re dining out for lunch?   It’s fun to leave the office and stroll to lunch Downtown, but you might not choose the best meals for your waistline. Sandwiches and burgers are abundant, but there are other options! If you’ve met me, then … Continue Reading →


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Hangry Happens

We’ve all been hangry.  You’ve had a busy morning and all of a sudden it’s lunchtime and you’re staaaaaaaaaarving.  You didn’t pack your lunch and the lines at nearby restaurants are forever long.  This is not a good situation! Good news – you can combat hangry by planning ahead. Step … Continue Reading →


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How to Choose a Protein Bar

Have you ever walked down this aisle and felt overwhelmed? You’re not alone!  How are there so many options? Which one will bring you closer to your goals? Here are 3 tips for choosing the right protein bar: Step 1: Check the label. Don’t assume because it’s on this aisle … Continue Reading →


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Getting Fit Just Got Techie

Lauren Phelps Coaching is GROWING! To help keep up with the scheduling and business management demands of running a small business, I have partnered with MINDBODY to provide mobile and online booking and payment options. Through the website or app, you can easily see where I’m teaching INSANITY or sign … Continue Reading →


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Beachbody 3-Day Refresh Review

Do you ever feel gross after a weekend of over indulging with food or alcohol? Do you need a strict routine to force you to make better decisions? This is why I chose to try the 3-day Refresh.  For me, it was a great way to detox and move away … Continue Reading →


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3 Reasons to Workout with a Polar Bear

Okay — Not really. People often ask me how many calories they burn during a workout.  I always suggest that they get a heart rate monitor like the one I wear.  It’s by the brand POLAR, like the bear. The most basic models like the FT4and FT7 are great for … Continue Reading →


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5 Reasons I Drink My Breakfast

Three years ago, I started drinking my breakfast. I drink my breakfast because: It’s Convenient – bag to blender, grab and go It’s Simple – no planning or prepping It Ships to my Door – fewer trips to the grocery store!! It Gives Me Energy – the natural way, no … Continue Reading →


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INSANE and Fitter than Ever

Last night the April 2nd INSANITY group took their final fit test.  The attitude in the room was totally different from week 1. Hesitant looks were replaced with fierce determination. They were ready to ROCK the fit test and they did. If you’ve ever done INSANITY at home, then you … Continue Reading →