Tag Archives: Lifestyle

Monthly 30 Day Challenge Group – The New Normal

After our test groups last fall, we launched our first monthly 30 Day Challenge Group in December. The result was a smashing success. With the daily posts, assignments, accountability checks, points, and awards… we had a group of great people interacting and having fun. That’s what it’s all about. And our challengers got healthy and […]

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Happy Holidays… The New Year Is Upon Us!

Hey everyone! I just wanted to drop a quick line and wish everyone a happy holidays! Jen and I have had an amazing December and we got our little Christmas present delivered early! We could be happier and know we are just enjoying our baby girl Haven.. and trying to keep caught up on sleep! Have a […]

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Baby Haven Is Here… Love At First Sight

The term “love at first sight” gets thrown around a lot. I believe in love… but also think it’s a bit unrealistic to love someone the instant that you see them for the first time. You don’t even know that person or what they are about. I would call it an instant attraction or instant infatuation… […]

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Happy Turkey Day… Have An Awesome Thanksgiving!

This won’t be a blog post about how to make Thanksgiving healthy. If you really want to know how to do that, I have plenty of articles that explain surviving the holidays. Instead, let’s just give homage to this awesome day and the meal that comes from it. It’s the day that everyone cooks food […]

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Choose Calories Wisely… Real Nutrition Talk

People count calories. It’s how we diet. If you’re paying attention to what you are eating, you probably have some limitation to the number of calories you can eat each day. Poor diet plans sometimes have incredibly low calorie restriction… which usually leads to some sort of food blowout. The thing that I’ve learned over […]

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The Latest And Why I Haven’t Been Blogging

Okay. A few people have commented about my lack of blogging lately… wondering if I am still doing what I do. The answer is YES! I’m busier than ever! That’s why I have been blogging so little. It’s been a crazy ride since mid summer and I am just now coming out of the haze. […]

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Update: It’s A Girl!

Well alright… I promised an update on Jen and I’s latest announcement. If you missed it, we shared that she is pregnant and we couldn’t be more excited. I am currently lining the nursery with little baby dumbbells and getting miniature sized exercise wear. Haha. Seriously though, we are ecstatic… and the due date approaches quickly. […]

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She’s Pregnant! Little Gillespie On The Way :)

Hey everyone. It’s been a while since I have taken the time to update the blog. I can say that things have been crazy over the last month… and they aren’t slowing down anytime soon. Along with my busiest and most successful month ever in the coaching business… we have been planning a family wedding […]

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Getting Lean and Strong: Coach Brunna Profile

Meet Coach Brunna. She’s just a girl from Brazil and has made a home here in the US. What makes Brunna different than most women when it comes to health and fitness is that she LOVES to lift weights. Heavy too. I have seen her numbers. Along with Coach Brunna’s excitement for exercise, eating healthy, and […]

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Jen And Ryan Travel Europe 2014 Part 2

Day 7: Das Rhein! A travel day. A last breakfast in bed in our Bruges apartment and then a bus ride to the rental car agency on the edge of the city. We picked up our Mercedes with a much needed GPS navigation system and set out on the Belgian roads. We made our way […]

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