Author Archives: Nathalia Melo

6 Practical Tips for Maintaining Your Fitness Goals, Even When Life Comes Crashing Down

Calling it as I see it… Okay, okay let’s first address the elephant in the room. We are living in some cray cray times, my friend! While some form of normalcy is returning slowly, we cannot pretend that a national pandemic is not occurring at this very moment. And let’s be real! A lot of […]

Creative Pumpkin Recipes to Spice up Your Kitchen This Fall

For most people, pumpkin only comes up when it’s Pumpkin Spice Latte or Pumpkin carving time… However, pumpkin is a great addition to many of your fall favorites. You’ll find that this seasonal squash is also packed with nutritional benefits. According to Healthline, pumpkin is rich in Vitamin A. Here is pumpkin surprising nutrient information. […]

5 Budget Friendly Protein Sources

Protein is a vital macronutrient that’s found in pretty much every tissue and organ in the body. Your hair, muscles, bone, and skin as well as many processes in your body like carrying oxygen to your blood, use protein to function (1,2).  The problem with protein is that sometimes it can become expensive to maintain […]

How This Mama Lost OVER 50lbs (All While Breastfeeding and After Having Her Second C-Section!)

Hi Fam! Last week we dove into 7 practical tips for finding the time to workout as a mom. If you missed that information you can find it here. I interviewed several women who juggle the stressors of everyday life while managing to find success with my Mother Strong League program.  I loved being able […]

7 Tips to Finding the Time to Workout as a Mom

Okay Fam, I know you’re crazy busy so let’s get straight to it! The number one complaint I get from busy moms is they simply don’t have time to workout. We juggle so many different roles and responsibilities in motherhood. Pushing our own needs to the back burner seems to become a means of surviving […]

Perfect Recipes for Your End of Summer Barbeque

Grilled Steak with Pesto

With the end of summer quickly approaching, I wanted to share some of my family’s favorite recipes from our barbeques we’ve been having! If there’s one thing I’ve learned since moving to Texas, it’s how to barbeque! So today I’m sharing 10 healthy and family-friendly barbeque recipes to send off summer. And don’t worry, I’ve […]

5 Myths about Diastasis Recti Debunked (and what YOU can do instead!)

Today’s post is going to walk you through the myths of Diastasis Recti. 5 myths to be exact! The purpose of this post is to serve a guiding light in the sea of information out there about Diastasis Recti. Diastasis Recti has been getting a lot of attention from moms around the world. Although it […]

Understanding Diastasis Recti and the Best Exercise for Treating it

Image showing Diastasis Recti

As a pre and postnatal certified trainer, the topic of today’s blog is very important to me! And that’s why, it’s not only going to a blog, but also a vlog! I am a very animated person and I feel like it’s so much easier to see and understand Diastasis Recti when I can use […]

Why Am I Not Seeing Fitness Results? 7 Real Reasons Why!

Getting To The Core of Your Fitness Failures and Helping You Get Back On Your Feet! I know, I know it is beyond frustrating to pour yourself into something and not see the results you were hoping for. I see you beating yourself up constantly. I see you want to give up on your fitness […]

Four Pillars for Your Fitness Success

The Truth Behind Why You are Struggling and Practical Steps You Can Take to Love Yourself Fiercely! Ladies we’re going to get real today! Yes, we’ll take some time to discuss the four basic pillars of fitness success. However, I am most excited to point out the truth behind the struggle with each of these! […]