Snack Time: Cinnamon Dusted Apples w/ Cottage Cheese

Tweet As you may (or may not) know, I’m a HUGE fan of snacks!  I have at least 2 of them a day, as I’m one that eats anywhere from 4 to 5 small meals a day. Since I tend to be on the go, the easier the better….right?!  I don’t think I’m alone on […]

What is a Superfood?

Tweet Superfood, as defined by the Oxford dictionary is “a nutrient-rich food considered to be especially beneficial for health and well-being”. In short terms, it is something we all need to incorporate more into our daily nutritional regime! The good news is, with so many people honing in on their nutrition these days, reading labels […]

What is the Turbo Fire® 5-Day Inferno Plan?

Tweet So I posted on Facebook today that I started the TurboFire® 5-Day Inferno Plan and as a result, got a TON of questions as to “what is the 5-Day Inferno Plan”?  Basically…tell ME MORE TARYN!!!  Hahaha. In a nutshell, the 5-Day Inferno Plan came with the awesome TurboFire® workout and is designed to cleanse […]

Is Shakeology just another diet fad?

Tweet You thinking, “oh great, another gimmick, right”? Could Shakeology be the next weight loss fad? Even a weight loss scam? Hardly, and there are over 70 reasons why it’s not! Shakeology, quite simply, has taken the health of this nation by storm! People are experience sustainable results! Not the short term weight loss, that […]

Importance of Hydration

Tweet Being an active Fitness & Nutrition Coach (aka Beachbody Coach) and exercise enthusiast, I have come to learn  that staying hydrated is way more important than I had ever imagined. Did you know that dropping just about 2% of our body water is capable of making us lose focus and short term memory, as […]

How to Eat Healthy on a Budget

Tweet   Photo by: muammerokumus It is no news to everyone that with today’s food increasing prices, fast food has become more popular (and convenient) than ever. Buying and cooking fresh food may seem quite expensive and time consuming, and let’s face it, not all of us are chefs, nor have the time to slave […]

Pre-Workout Drink | Post Workout Nutrition

Tweet I recently took a poll from my customers and fans of my Facebook page, as to what they need answers to, since most are in the midst of  their workout program of choice or looking to start up a nutrition and exercise regime. The big ol’ question?? What should I eat or drink before […]

How Do I Shed Belly Fat?

Tweet This may be the #1 question I get asked by women as new Mom’s, seasoned Mom’s and all others looking to shed excess belly fat. Ok, men too! Who doesn’t want to shed belly fat??   Whether that excess belly fat be post-baby weight, the “Freshman 15” or years of neglect of YOURSELF, the […]

You Are What You Eat

Tweet What you don’t know, could hurt you…… How much thought do you put into what you eat? I bet you didn’t realize that 80% of what you eat will either help assist in your weight loss efforts or cause self-sabotage.  Shocking percentage, wouldn’t you say??  Well, reality is, it’s true. Good nutrition starts in […]

Are you a Mindless Eater?

Tweet Each day you make well over 200 decisions about food, according to Brian Wansink, PH.D. in his book, Mindless Eating. Your weight is the sum total of your past food decisions. According to Wansink, overeating can be greatly reduced simply by removing the cues in your environment that cause you to overeat. He goes […]