Nikki Ferguson

November 7, 2017

WHY HOW YOU EAT IS JUST AS IMPORTANT AS WHAT YOU EAT.

Most of us know what we’re supposed to eat to reach our health and fitness goals right? You know, things like whole foods, lean protein, complex carbohydrates, and lots of fruits and veggies. But do you know how you eat is important too? As moms and busy people, we don’t have a lot of time to eat. We’re usually scarfing down our lunch as we clean up messes, break up fights, and try to make sure our […]
January 24, 2017
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CROCK POT THREE-BEAN TURKEY CHILI

I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again, I’m not a master chef and I don’t (always) enjoy cooking. But I do like to eat good food. One of my favorite, healthy recipes right now is Crock Pot 3-Bean Turkey Chili.  Last Christmas my husband surprised me with the slow cooker I asked for and it is now one of my go-to kitchen gadgets. I personally believe every mom should have one in her kitchen […]
January 24, 2017

WEIGHT TRAINING THE MISSING PIECE TO MY WEIGHT LOSS PUZZLE

When I was struggling to lose weight and keep it off I was doing lots of cardio. Sometimes twice a day.  For years I thought I had to become a runner and eat dry salads to reach my fitness goals. I would wake up, roll out of the bed and lace up my sneakers and go for a jog. While it was a good way to start my day it wasn’t helping me get any […]
January 13, 2017
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3 TIPS TO GET FIT + STAY FIT THIS YEAR

The New Year is upon us. I’m sure you’ve seen all of the New Year, New You challenges, posts, and propaganda. Don’t get me wrong, I love a good fitness challenge. It’s how I jump started my fitness journey. Whether you choose to set resolutions or not, the New Year is a great time to start or refocus on your fitness goals. Of course, we don’t need a New Year to make a change but […]
November 30, 2016
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RUNNING MY FIRST SPARTAN RACE

For a little over two years, I wanted to run a Spartan Obstacle Course Race. The photos online of people trudging through the mud, jumping over walls and crawling under barbed wire intrigued me. In my mind, Spartans were strong, fit and fierce. I wanted to be one of those people. But back-to-back pregnancies and fear of not being fit enough forced me to put it off as one of those things I would do […]