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DIY Rehab Ali Lawrence

DIY Rehab: Easy Ways to Get Refreshed and Revitalized

**Lindsay’s Note: This is a guest post by Ali Lawrence. Ali is a “Jill of all trades.” She writes about DIY projects, homey advice and healthy living on her blog Homey Improvements, works as a freelance writer, and is currently working towards becoming a nutritionist. She is awesome! You can follow her on Twitter @DIYfolks. […]

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Fit and Awesome Pregnancy Announcement

Big Announcement to Make + 7 Frequently Asked Questions

Big News: I’m Pregnant! If you follow me on Facebook, Twitter, or Instagram you probably know that last week I announced my pregnancy on social media. And now it’s time to announce here on Fit & Awesome. This post has been a long time coming and I’m excited to be able to share our happy […]

BlogHer14 Keynote

3 Things I Loved about #BlogHer14

This year was my first year attending the BlogHer conference. I have always wanted to go because I heard that it is THE BEST blogger conference around. And if you’re going to pick a conference to go to, this is the one. I was really excited to check it out. I went to BlogHer with […]


Source4Women September Dare

Source4Women Sept. Dare + Heart Rate Monitor Giveaway

What Do You Keep Close To Your Heart? **Disclosure: This is a post written by me on behalf of United HealthCare. All thoughts and opinions, as always, are my own. September is here and for many people across the U.S. that means school is back in session, the leaves are changing color, and the air […]

Swimming at Spectrum Club Redondo Beach

End of Summer Workout Activities with Target® C9

Disclosure: This post was sponsored by Target® C9 through their partnership with POPSUGAR Fitness. While I was compensated to write a post about Target® C9, all opinions are my own. We’re getting to that time of year where kids go back to school, vacations are over, and we begin to say goodbye to another summer. […]

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Healthy Recipes

Paleo Lemon Garlic Chicken Recipe

Slow Cooker Recipe: Paleo Lemon Garlic Chicken

I love experimenting with the slow cooker and I modified a great recipe yesterday and came up with paleo lemon garlic chicken. This paleo lemon garlic chicken was made in the slow cooker and it was so good. You could eat it as chicken, or mash up the chicken and eat it like a soup. […]


Nutribullet Recipe: Green Banana Almond Smoothie

Sometimes I come up with a really delicious recipe right off the bat and I have to immediately write it down. This Green Banana Almond smoothie recipe is one of those. It’s just simply fantastic. You may remember a couple months ago how I received a Nutribullet as a thank you for volunteering at the […]

Paleo Goodies: A Foodie.com Collection

**Disclosure: This is a sponsored post on behalf of Foodie.com. All thoughts and opinions, as always, are my own. I have been working with Foodie.com to create a collection of Paleo goodies that are from my go-to list of meals and snacks when I’m hungry. Their site is really cool and can be used as […]

Washington Peaches

5 Things To Do with Washington Peaches

*Disclosure: This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of the Washington Stone Fruit Commission. All thoughts and opinions, as always, are my own.  If you follow me on Facebook or Instagram, you may have seen that I received a box full of 36 peaches from the Washington Stone Fruit Commission. When I […]


Lisamarie post whole30 results

Whole30 Results with Lisamarie G.

Lindsay’s Note: This a Whole30 interview with my friend, Lisamarie. She blogs over at Whiskey and Tutus and we met back in 2005 when we worked for the same snowboard magazine. I was fresh out of college and working my dream job of writing about snowboarding for a living (yes, I have journalism roots!). We’ve stayed […]

The Results are In: My Post-Whole 30 Blood Test Results

The Results are In: My Whole 30 Results Well, my whole30 results from the blood work I got done are FINALLY in (one month later). Many of you who have been following my journey know from my Whole30 Reflections Recap that on day 32 I went to measure my whole30 results by going to the […]

Whole30 Day 30

My Whole30 Review: Reflections On The Past 30 Days & What’s Next

My Whole30 Review & Results: Reflections On The Past 30 Days and What’s Next Well, my Whole30 challenge is over now and I’ve had some time to reflect on the past 30 days and what they’ve meant for me. Overall I found the Whole30 to be very pleasant. Prior to Whole30, I was doing intermittent […]

Whole30 Day30 Recap: I Did It!

Whole30 Day30 Recap: I Did It! I realize this post is long overdue as I finished the Whole30 Challenge over a week ago now, but good things are worth the wait. Right? Right. For breakfast on day 30 I had my standard two eggs and two pieces of sausage wrapped in a big piece of […]

Product Reviews

Pro Yo Frozen Yogurt Review & Giveaway

ProYo Frozen Yogurt Review & Giveaway

*Disclosure: I received 4 free samples of ProYo. All thoughts and opinions, as always, are my own. You may remember earlier this year when I attended Natural Products Expo West as Part of the We.Blog team (You can check out my Expo West recap here). One of my favorite products I saw at the show […]

Paderno Veggie Spiralizer

Paderno Vegetable Spiralizer Review

I’ve had vegetable noodle envy for quite a while now ever since I saw the delicious veggie noodles my friend Sarah from Low Carb Kitty had been posting on her site. I always saw these noodles and thought to myself “How do you make these?” When I learned it required a special contraption I was […]

Reebook Crossfit Nano 4.0 Review

Reebok Crossfit Nano 4.0 Review

  **Disclosure: The following post is sponsored by FitFluential LLC on behalf of Reebok.** The new Reebok Crossfit Nano 4.0 is here. And it is awesome. A couple months ago I reviewed the new Reebok ZQuick shoes and I was really excited when I received a pair of the new Reebok Crossfit Nano 4.0 shoes […]

Fresh & Easy Vegetables

Easy and Quick Meal Solutions from Fresh & Easy

**Disclosure: This post is sponsored by Fresh & Easy but my thoughts and opinions, as always, are my own.  Last month my husband, Kona, and I packed up our one bedroom apartment and moved into a new home. We miss the beach, but we are still close and are so thrilled to be in our new neighborhood. […]


The Real Benefits of a Juice Cleanse

The Real Benefits Of A Juice Cleanse

**Editor’s Note: This is a guest post from Lisa at The Skinny on Health.  I met Lisa recently at the Lorna Jane fitness event and have been impressed by her level of knowledge around health and nutrition. She’s currently getting her Master’s Degree in Nutrition and is well on her way to becoming a Registered […]

My Skinny Limits 3 Day Juice Cleanse Review

My Skinny Limits 3 Day Juice Cleanse Review

New Year, New Juice Cleanse! I decided to kick the New Year off right and detox with a 3 Day Juice Cleanse. If you’ve been reading my site for awhile, you will know that I am a fan of juicing for detox. It works for me. I like it. Having that said, here is my […]


I did A 3 Day Juice Cleanse: Nekter Juice Bar Review + Win a $25 Gift Card

My 3 Day Juice Cleanse Review Recently I completed a 3 Day Juice Cleanse. I tried a new juice bar called Nekter Juice Bar. For those of you who are unfamiliar with Nekter, they are based out of Southern California (Orange County to be exact). They recently opened a new store in Manhattan Beach which […]


I’m Done! My 3 Day Juice Cleanse: Day 3 Recap

My 3 Day Juice Cleanse: Day 3 Recap I finished my 3 day juice cleanse! Woo hoo! It felt like a long three days but I’m glad I did it and I feel like I’ve come out the other side with a much better control on my diet and health. I felt a little out […]