5 Ways to Measure Progress Without the Scale

By christycampbell | June 30, 2019 | 0 Comments

At 12 days post-partum, I am definitely NOT ready to start actively trying to lose weight.  But as I sit and cuddle my new baby girl, I am considering how I want to structure my weight loss plan (when I am ready) and HOW I will measure progress.   The scale can be helpful as … Continued

Be Brave

By christycampbell | May 28, 2019 | 0 Comments

By Molly Shea   As I’ve gotten older and I’d like to think wiser, it becomes more and more apparent that we are never done. We’re never done learning, we’re never done changing and evolving, and we’re never done growing. When we’re done—we’re dead. I always had this belief that at some point I would … Continued

How one mom used nutrition to improve her son’s autism symptoms

By christycampbell | April 10, 2019 | 0 Comments

Rita Mastrangelo is a nutrition coach.   But she is also a mom of an autistic son.  Up until a year ago, therapies and government run support programs were her primary resource for managing her son’s autism symptoms.   Then with the help of a functional medicine doctor, she not only addressed her personal gut health, but … Continued

Nutrition in Pregnancy with Lily Nichols

By christycampbell | February 8, 2019 | 0 Comments

Christy Campbell of Fit Me Nutrition interviews Lily Nichols, author or Real Food for Pregnancy. They discuss important foods to include in a pre-natal diets as well as the research behind certain foods on the prohibited or limit list. Check out her book here! https://realfoodforpregnancy.com/

Fueling for CrossFit Competitions

By christycampbell | February 1, 2019 | 0 Comments

Fit Me Nutrition performance expert, Kaitlyn Bauer discusses how to fuel for your local CrossFit Competition.  She reviews fueling needs the week prior, and the day of.  You will learn a step by step strategy for what you should pack on “game day” and the most important things to avoid so you can perform your best! … Continued

Positivity: My Approach for 2019

By christycampbell | January 8, 2019 | 0 Comments

By Molly Shea I’ve come to value the week between Christmas and New Year’s Day. The racing pace of Christmas is behind us and the new year dawns up ahead. It’s a neat time, suspended between two eras. It’s nice to muse on the events of the past year, the changes and how they’ve shaped … Continued

Oh Snack!

By christycampbell | January 2, 2019 | 0 Comments

By Coach Kaitlyn Bauer   Running out of creativity with snacks? Just remember… throw the conventional “snack” food idea out the window. A snack is whatever you want it to be. Any meal is for that matter. You want shrimp for breakfast….doooooooo it! Here are some snack ideas to hopefully break you out of your … Continued

Strict Pull-up Program

By christycampbell | December 10, 2018 | 0 Comments

So although I love pull-ups now, I had never done one for most of my adult life.  Even when I was serving in the Navy, I couldn’t even do 1.  I’ve currently been doing 5 x 5 strict pull-ups at least once/ week.  My goal, if my body allows, is to maintain my strict pull-up throughout … Continued

9 Cooking Mistakes You Might be Making

By kaitlyn bauer | November 14, 2018 | 0 Comments

By Kaitlyn Bauer   Raise your hand if you were never taught cooking basics?  Yeah, you’re not alone. If you’re like me, you learned the hard way: on your own with a lot of wasted food, improper technique, and maybe even still a little doubt on exactly what you’re doing. We also know that one … Continued

5 Workouts You Can Do at Home!

By christycampbell | October 26, 2018 | 0 Comments

Going to the gym, or hitting a workout class is awesome!   But what if your day gets derailed and you don’t make it to the gym??  There are lots of things you can do at home to get a great workout! And you don’t need any equipment!  Just your body!   Here are 5 options of … Continued

Lauren’s Story

July 6, 2018

I had my son in 2014 and I wasn’t in good shape before that, but I gained a lot of weight with my pregnancy. I finally made it up in my mind that I was sick of only wearing leggings or jeans that didn’t fit and very loose fitting shirts to hide my “mommy tummy” … Continued

Maggie’s Story

July 3, 2018

Just like others, I never responded well to all the different diets out there.  I’ve tried many different ways of eating and would join the bandwagon of things like paleo or the Whole 30. Those ways can be good to a point, but each time after trying to better my nutrition with one of those … Continued

Pivotal Focus Podcast Episode 006

June 28, 2018

  Terri Farley is a masters CrossFit Athlete that has overcome numerous physical challenges in her pursuit of a healthy and fit lifestyle.  Terri is inspiring because she doesn’t put limits on what is possible.   If you have ever felt like an injury or physical issue was a barrier to achieving your goals, this is … Continued

Diane’s Story

June 6, 2018

I have done many diets and had temporary success. But with my last one, I plateaued and also realized I had binging issues. Christy helped me through all of this with one on one support and gave me a good push when needed. She also adjusted my nutrition based on my current goals. She actually … Continued

Donta Finney- The original Mr. Pain in the Park

May 22, 2018

Donta is a friend and a mentor.  He was my coach the year I lost 40# and fell in love with fitness.   His class Pain in the Park inspired my coaching style and led to the Pain in the Park classes in Washington state.   Donta is honest and inspiring and specializes in coaching people in … Continued

Lessons in reading…good ones

May 17, 2018

I woke up this morning a little smeary eyed after saying goodbye to my son’s reading tutor last night.  I expect there will be lots of sad tears in the next 2 weeks as we say goodbye to special friends and embark on our cross-country move.  But last night, I think those were tears of gratitude. … Continued

Real Life Nutrition

May 9, 2018

Here is the thing…we live in the real world. Yesterday was one of those “real days” for me. Josh left to head to Washington state and report to his ship.   We won’t see him for just over a month while we wrap things up in Maryland.   Once we follow him to Washington, he will be … Continued

Jen Lovelace- When Macros Didn’t Work

May 1, 2018

Jen Lovelace is a military spouse and a mom of 3.   This interview is about her journey to rediscover a healthy lifestyle.  She shares the real-life challenges that forced her to put her own fitness and nutrition on the backburner.  Her story is about making progress one day at a time and about facing fears. … Continued

Kick Stress for Weight-loss

April 27, 2018

In part 1, we looked at how our stress response system works.   We talked about our emergency response system and how it was and is vital to survival.  In part 2, we talked about how when acute stresses become chronic stress, our emergency response system stays on!  Modern day life is a series of chronic … Continued

Stressed to the Max- Pt 2

April 16, 2018

Modern day stresses are everywhere. In fact, stress and worry are a part of our daily and weekly routines. Many people stress regularly before bed, or in traffic, or around certain groups of people. Even seasonally, we joke about the stressful holidays. We accept these routines of chronic stress but don’t always consider the impact … Continued

Othon Costa – Get in Your Own Head

April 11, 2018

I’ll be the first to admit, I have a hard time slowing down.   My mind races from one task to the next.   A lot of times I think about controlling my mind, or pushing thoughts out of my head.  But what if be-friending your mind leads to peace, focus and less stress?  On this episode … Continued

Nicole’s Story

April 6, 2018

For someone who has been doing CrossFit consistently, at least 4 days a week, since September 2012, it sure didn’t feel, or look like I did.  I wasn’t comfortable with the way I fit in my clothing, I hated how I felt like I put in so much work at the Box, but it never … Continued