Bicep

How do I get flattering biceps?


A question I’ve been asked before is, “How do I get flattering biceps without looking like a muscular guy?” I am so glad you asked young one! While I was doing serious ballet training, the goal was to not gain weight or muscle because you wanted to maintain a slim, elegant appearance. Now that I’m past that lifestyle and mindset,…

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KIWI

FitTeen Food School: KIWI


This green fruit is so CUTE! That is the best word I can think of to describe these little guys! I remember my mother introducing me to the fruity combination of strawberries and kiwi together. Ever sense then I’ve loved the tropical and refreshing flavor of this cute fruit. Typical kiwi grow to the size of an average chicken egg.…

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dreams & dedication

Keep dreaming, Keep doing


There is one word that completely defines me: Ambitious. I’m proud of my determination and desire to succeed. Dreaming and working hard is apart of my DNA. I’m sure you have big plans and desires for yourself encrypted in your DNA too! Today I want to give you inspiration to keep on dreaming and keep doing. I am going to…

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cinnsticks

FitTeen Food School: Cinnamon


“Sugar N’ Spice and all things nice.”┬áToday we’re going to talk about a spice – Cinnamon. Did you know there are actually nutritional benefits in this delicious fall scent? Cinnamon is an important ingredient that has been used for hundreds of years all the way back to the Egyptians. It used to be a rare and valuable gift, fit only…

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YOLO

Treat Yourself-YOLO


You only live once, YOLO. That’s why we should treat ourselves. Not on a consistent basis but in considerate moderation. About 2 years ago when I was still dancing, I was absolutely against splurging. I always pushed the idea to the back of mind because I didn’t want to ruin my eating or ballet progress. Man am I glad I’ve…

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STRETCH

Stretching is VITAL


What if I told you that your fitness progress is being hindered if you don’t stretch? Relaxing, soothing and lengthening your muscles is VITAL to your fitness success! As I learned from years of dancing, simple stretches either in the morning, after a workout or before you go to bed can help your body in a multitude of ways. Here…

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FALL

Sugar n’ Spice


It’s almost FALL! This is my favorite season for a couple reasons. First, the clothes. Second, the weather. Third, PUMPKIN SPICE EVERYTHING. Today I am sharing 3 healthy, pumpkin inspired recipes and what the nutritional benefits of pumpkin are. When you see these round, orange crops in a field you should know that their color is because of the pigment…

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To live is the rarest thing in the world. Most people exist, that is all.

How to become a morning gal’


The culture has the misconception that teenagers are suppose to be lazy and sleep in past their alarms and show up late for appointments. This is totally wrong! YOU are able to be a capable and productive individual. You simply have to put in the necessary effort in order for this to happen and for it to become a consistent…

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They are way to KIND.


Have you ever eaten KIND snacks? I love KIND products because they’re a great snack that I can take on-the-go. Their granola bars are outstanding and are made with only the best ingredients to ensure that they are healthy and natural. Another perk is that they’re gluten and dairy free, so I never have to worry about those allergens. I…

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What a FitTeen needs in her kitchen


As a FitTeen you need to be eating lean, green and clean foods. Food is a way to nourish your body so you need to be eating healthy and nutritious options. I’ve made a list of what I choose to keep in my kitchen and I think any FitTeen should have these items too! 1.) Protein powder I think this…

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