• Join my free Fast Blast Challenge! This health journey will leave you feeling healthier, happier, stronger, and in control. Your six-week health journey starts here. Start today to feel happier, healthier, and stronger inside and out. Sign up here: https://mailchi.mp/9e53f4dd85d0/fastblastwww.innovativehealthfitness.com

    Fast Blast Challenge

    It’s time for another FREE 6-week workout challenge. Take your training to the next level, fast! Quick and powerful workouts to amplify your fitness in the shortest time possible.Rachael Newsham and Erin Maw will motivate you through six weeks of powerful training to amplify your fitness. Designed for intermediate exercisers, the Fast Blast Challenge features six 30-min workouts a week. No equipment is needed. “GET READY TO AMP UP YOUR FITNESS WITH SIX WEEKS OF POWERFUL WORKOUTS. IT’S FAST, FUN ANDTRANSFORMATIONAL ”Erin Maw Fast Blast Challenge is a mix of 30-minute cardio, strength, and mobility workouts to amplify your fitness in the shortest time possible. Combine these energetic workouts with…

  • Keto Party Snacks - https://livesimplywithkristin.com/keto-friendly-party-snack/

    Keto Friendly Party Snack!

    I have put together some quick and easy keto friendly party snacks for you! Click the title or image to find the recipes! Bacon Wrapped Smokies Bacon Wrapped SmokiesIf you are looking for a tasty and quick party food to put together, these Bacon Wrapped Smokies are what you need! They are the perfect party food. No need for utensils and c’mon, everyone. Click here for the recipe. KETO BACON, EGG, & CHEESE SLIDERS These Keto Bacon, Egg, and Cheese Sliders are the perfect low carb appetizer to please any crowd! Click here for the recipe. Everything Bagel Cucumber Bites Everything Bagel Cucumber Bites recipe – The perfect healthy cucumber…

  • Planning a Trip to Cabo www.innovativehealthfitness.com

    Planning a Trip to Cabo

    Today I want to talk all about planning a trip to Cabo and how to do it for less! Our trip was so amazing and a much-needed trip getaway from all the crazy health issues I have been dealing with these last 6 months. Read more about it here. The most-asked questions are here for future reference. So, below is just that; all the info! We planned the trip as everyone’s main Christmas gift. I want to make this a new tradition instead of buying things we don’t really need I want to share experiences. A big THANK YOU to my cousin Jenny! For all her tips and suggestions while…

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    2021 Top Ten Read Blog Posts

    Happy New Year! Wow! 2021 was another crazy year! But we’ve made it to another year! I thought it would be fun to look back at my top ten most viewed blog posts from 2021 you can read my Top Ten Blog post from 2020 here or my 2019 here. I would love to hear from you! Leave me a comment below on what you would like to see from me in 2021! Okay, let’s get started with my Top 10 Blog Post from 2021! Click on the blog names to read the post! 10. DIY Yoga Mat Cleaner You have to try this easy DIY Yoga Mat Cleaner spray!…

  • Planks are all about your CORE and more! Why strengthening your core is important: Reduces the Risk of Injury, Better Posture, Improves Your Ability to Do Everyday Activities, A Strong Core is a Key to Flat Abs.

    How to Plank for Beginners

    Planks are all about your CORE and more! Why strengthening your core is important: Reduces the Risk of Injury, Better Posture, Improves Your Ability to Do Everyday Activities, A Strong Core is a Key to Flat Abs. Determine your baseline. Time yourself while doing a basic plank. Pick your level and hold as long as you can. When it comes to planks, form is everything. Paying close attention to form not only ensures you’ll get a great workout, but also that you’re protecting your body from injury. The plank is best known for working your core, but planks also engage more than 20 muscles, including your shoulders, back, arms, legs,…

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    Planksgiving 2021

    Planksgiving 2021 Challenge!!! It’s that time of year again! Time for our 7th year of Planksgiving! I love this challenge and it has been a huge hit each year growing more and more. Well, the holidays are right around the corner. Let’s stay fit this holiday season. Do you want to work on your abs? Tone, slim, reveal your 6 pack?? Then this PLANKSGIVING 30 Day PLANK CHALLENGE is for you… Are you in?? Please join us for 30 days of plank challenge starting NOVEMBER 1st!!! I will send you photos and descriptions each day for 30 days that you can easily perform each plank variations anywhere! So what is the Planksgiving…

  • Today's workout is a 20 minute Full Body Circuit Workout With Weights. This workout will help you tone, sculpt, and loss that unwanted body fat! You don't need to spend hours in the gym with my hybrid exercises you do more in less time! www.innovativehealthfitness.com

    20 Minute Full Body Circuit Workout

    Today’s workout is a 20 minute Full Body Circuit Workout With Weights. This workout will help you tone, sculpt, and loss that unwanted body fat! You don’t need to spend hours in the gym with my hybrid exercises you do more in less time! Related posts:Amazon Prime Day July 16-17, 2024Kristin McConnellHi!! I’m Kristin McConnell,  I am so glad you are here! I am a wife to my amazing husband and a Mom of two fabulous kids. I love gardening, raising chickens, bee keeping and baking sourdough bread! livesimplywithkristin.com

  • vTOS Surgery Update Part 3 www.innovativehealthfintess.com

    vTOS Surgery Update Part 3

    This video and blog post is a bit more personal than normal. My Journey with Venous Thoracic Outlet Syndrom part 3! This journey has been more challenging than I thought it would be, but I am making progress every day! I am also not used to asking for help and I have needed so much more help than before. I am so very thankful for my amazing support system! I am also realizing how capable my kids are they have been a big help as well. If you have missed my other updates you can check them out here: My Journey with Thoracic Outlet Syndrom Part 1 vTOS Update Part…

  • It’s been said that failing to plan is planning to fail, so let’s make a plan together! Having healthy meals on hand doesn’t have to be complicated. www.innovativehealthfitness.com

    MAKE-AHEAD MEAL PREP TIPS & TRICKS

    It’s been said that failing to plan is planning to fail, so let’s make a plan together! Having healthy meals on hand doesn’t have to be complicated. What Is Meal Prep? In simplified terms, meal prep is the act of preparing meals or meal components ahead of time and storing them in the fridge or freezer. By putting in the effort ahead of time, makes getting meals on the table simple and efficient later on when you may be short on time. Plan your meals for the week! It only takes a few minutes to sit down and write or type out a recipe list for the week.   Check out…

  • Strength Training and Why it is Important! www.innovativehealthfitness.com

    Strength Training and Why it is Important!

    Today I want to talk about Strength Training! Strength training will help your body burn more calories even when you are not doing anything.    Major Benefits of Strength Training Added strength, confidence, stronger bones, fat burn, and weight loss, better athletic performance, and fewer injuries. It’s a win-win-win-win. Get Stronger Who doesn’t want to be stronger!? One of the benefits of lifting weights is getting stronger. And, most important to building stronger muscles is to lift heavyweights. Lifting light weights is great for muscle endurance, but lifting heavier weights actually builds strength. By lifting heavy weights and compound exercises like deadlifts, rows, and squats. Getting stronger makes everyday chores…

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    Push-Up Down Chain

    Today’s workout is Push up Row Down Chain While regular push-ups with your legs straight are challenging enough, if you really want to get stronger and build muscle in your upper back, arms, and core, this variation is a must-do. Grab a pair of light- to medium-weight dumbbells, and add this push-up to your routine. Dumbbell Push-Up Row Down Chain 1. Begin balancing in plank position, shoulders stacked over the wrists, with a dumbbell on the floor in each hand. 2. Bend the elbows behind you, and lower the torso into a push-up. Press back up to plank. 3. Do ten rows on the right side, then on the left.…

  • Join my free Wellness Reset Challenge #yoga #mediation #wellness www.innovativehealthfitness.com

    Wellness Reset Challenge

    With the kids back in school, it’s time to focus on us! Self-care is so important if we focus on taking care of ourselves we will be able to take care of others even better! Join us for a free Wellness Rest Challenge! Nurture your mind and body with six weeks of nourishing yoga, mindful movement, and meditation. This holistic health journey will leave you feeling healthier, happier, stronger, and in control. Your six-week holistic health journey starts here. Start today to feel happier, healthier, and stronger inside and out. ‘YOUR KEY TO LONG-TERM WELLNESS IS TO START SLOW, BUILD STEADILY AND ENJOY IT ”Dr. Jackie Mills MD Self-care and…

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    Walnut Peach Cobbler

    “I received free samples of California Walnuts mentioned in this post. By posting this recipe I am entering a recipe contest sponsored by California Walnuts and am eligible to win prizes associated with the contest. I was not compensated for my time.” Walnut Peach Cobbler, a sweet and buttery dessert recipe that’s loaded with fresh peaches and toasted walnuts. This simple and easy dessert comes together in one pan. My peach tree is absolutely loaded with peaches this year!!! Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F. Cut the butter into pieces, put it in a baking dish Sprinkle walnuts over butter, and put in the oven for several minutes until the…

  • Keto Taco Shell For crunchy hard low-carb taco shells, just make them out of cheese! Simply melt in rounds, shape, and let cool. www.innovativehealthfitness.com

    Keto Taco Shells

    These Keto Taco Shells are absolutely delicious and so easy to make! And since it is Taco Tuesday I thought it would only be appropriate to share a carnivore, keto taco shell recipe with you today! This recipe is super easy to make! Pre Heat the oven to 375*F Place about 1/3 cup cheese on to the baking sheet. Make sure you spray the pan or use parchment paper. I like use these silicon baking mats. Bake for 8 to 10 minutes or until the edges are golden brown. Fold in half and fill with your favorite taco fillings and enjoy! Check out my Taco Tuesday Recipe Related posts:Amazon Prime…

  • 35 Low Carb Keto Dinner Ideas

    Dieting is hard enough without making separate meals for you and your kids. No one has time to make separate meals! I’ve made meal planning easy by finding the best low-carb Keto dinner ideas for the family! Grab the recipes: 1. Everything Bagel Chicken with Scallion Cream Cheese Sauce An easy dinner inspired by New York City “Everything” bagels and classic scallion cream cheese spread. Chicken breasts coated in Everything But the Bagel seasoning and baked then topped with a quick and easy creamy, tangy scallion cream cheese sauce. Low carb, keto, paleo option. 2. Meatball Casserole – Low Carb, Keto, Gluten Free This Keto Meatball Casserole has flavorful low-carb…

  • My vTOS Journey Update www.innovativehealthfitness.com

    vTOS Update

    On September 1st, I had my post-op appointment with my surgeon. We went over his finding during my venogram. He said that my case is textbook! The blood thinners he has me on are not making that big of a difference so he has suggested we move forward with the surgery to remove my right first rib. During the surgery, they will remove my first right rib, ballon my vein if needed as well as remove the scar tissue around the vein. We have this surgery scheduled for Monday, September 13th! I am super nervous but as my Dad said today after my surgery I will be in recovery mode…

  • Get Some Rest Sleep tips for a better nights sleep! www.innovativehealthfitness.com

    Sleep

    We all know how important it is to get plenty of sleep but we also know that we are not all getting all the Zzz’s we need. Sleep is important! Sleep deprivation impairs your judgment, makes the body retain fat, your body is unable to repair properly from training, and you can increase the chances of early Alzheimer’s. Tip for better sleep! Create a restful environment Create a room that’s ideal for sleeping. Make it a stress-free zone free of clutter. I don’t know about you but I can’t sleep in a messy room. Often, this means cool, dark, and quiet. Exposure to light might make it more challenging to…

  • Rest days and why they are important R: Recover E: Eat S: Stretch T: Tune In www.innovativehealthfitness.com

    REST Days

    R.E.S.T. DAYS Rest Days and why they are more important than you think! It’s totally fitting that I am putting together this blog post right now! Because I am actually on a forced rest day (weeks…month) I actually started to write this post before my injury but I thought now is the time to publish this post! =) Want to see why I’m on a forced rest day check out my post here My thoughts on rest days and how I use them to optimize my training, recover properly, and listen to my body. They may be harder than workouts sometimes. But they are so necessary to stay healthy and…