my fitness story

My Fitness Story

Mary-Beth Folger MOTIVATION, WEIGHT LOSS, WELLNESS Leave a Comment

At the Fit Farm blog, we typically write how-to guides on exercise, nutrition, and motivation. But today, I want to share my own personal love/hate relationship with fitness. I hope that it gives you the courage to share yours too. Because honestly, sometimes it just helps to hear about the experiences of others to put things in perspective and get …

Benefits of a gluten free diet

THE BENEFITS OF A GLUTEN-FREE DIET

Mary-Beth Folger NUTRITION, WELLNESS, WHIPPY! Leave a Comment

Gluten has been a popular buzzword for the past few years. While some skeptics view this gluten-free movement as a fad, it is anything but for those with celiac disease or gluten sensitivity. But, even for those of us who do not have an intolerance for gluten, there are benefits to eating less of it. Just be careful when eliminating …

Cranberry Pecan Oatmeal

EAT THIS: CRANBERRY PECAN OATMEAL

Mary-Beth Folger NUTRITION, WELLNESS Leave a Comment

We’re back with another installment of ‘Eat This!’ with a healthy take on a solid morning favorite: Cranberry Pecan Oatmeal. This hearty breakfast recipe will keep you feeling full while also helping you power through your day. And yes, this one is less than 300 calories! Fun tip: Try it with a light dusting of cinnamon. Ingredients 2/3 cups rolled …

Benefits of clean eating

THE BENEFITS OF CLEAN EATING

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Noise Versus Nutrition: Hanging Up the Hype In the increasingly fragmented world of nutritional plans and fitness frameworks, it’s fair to say that there’s more than enough confusion out there to make the average person wonder – what’s the best way to structure my eating plan? What works? What’s just hype? The noise in this space is deafening, and sometimes …

The #1 Worst Food To Eat Before Hitting the Sack

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If you’re jonesing for a midnight snack, be sure to avoid this food that can derail your sleep and wreak havoc on your diet. We’ve all had this experience: it’s nighttime, sometime after dinner, but… surprise, surprise,… your tummy is still rumbly. You’re looking for something to satisfy your hunger pangs and set you up for a nice, warm “momma-bear-style” …

BACON ASPARAGUS QUICHE

EAT THIS: BACON ASPARAGUS QUICHE

Mary-Beth Folger NUTRITION, RECIPE, WELLNESS Leave a Comment

On today’s blog-tastic installment of ‘Eat This!’ we’re diving into a healthy (and hearty) helping of BACON ASPARAGUS QUICHE for your summer foodie enjoyment! And once you see how easy and healthy it is, you’ll be wondering how each serving can stay under 300 calories and still pack a cheesy wallop that will make the most discerning taste-buds stand up and …

Holiday Cheer Without The Fear! A Fit Farm Guide to Choosing Booze for the Holidays!

HOLIDAY CHEER WITHOUT THE FEAR! A GUIDE TO CHOOSING BOOZE

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HOLIDAY CHEER WITHOUT THE FEAR! A GUIDE TO CHOOSING BOOZE We all want to have a little cheer around the holidays. And whether you’re in tip-top shape or not, a little alcohol can make your celebrations a little bit cheerier. However, when you’ve worked hard to get into (or maintain your) shape all year, you don’t want to throw that …

Eat Your Way to a Healthier, Happier Waistline! 6 Simple Eat-Hacks for the Holidays!

EAT YOUR WAY TO A HAPPIER HOLIDAY WAISTLINE

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6 SIMPLE EAT HACKS TO GET YOUR THROUGH THE HOLIDAYS! It’s the holiday season, and no matter what you’re celebrating or why, if there’s one thing that Americans know how to do when we get together to celebrate, it’s EAT. From that Thanksgiving spread with candied yams, green bean casserole, and pumpkin pie, to that New Year’s Eve celebration with …