Q n A August 9th, 2013

  Question: Hey Shawna, I checked out that Bodyweight Flow program you posted earlier this week and I’m not sure how it is supposed to work. Can it really help me burn fat 21% faster? – Ashley Barnes Answer: Hey Ashley, I’m glad you asked because a few other people emailed me to see if … Continued

Q n A August 2, 2013

Question: How much cardio should I be doing a week? John Answer: John, I’m going to turn this over to my friend, Kate since we’ve been talking about cardio this week (check this post out). Here’s Kate’s answer: In late November 2012, the Wall Street Journal reported on the harmful effects of excessive cardio on … Continued

Q n A Friday, July 26th, 2013

  If you’ve been getting my emails this week, you know that I’ve introduced you to a friend, Ryan Faehnle.He’s a fat loss expert and has provided a ton of amazing content for us. His fat loss tips include practical things like: Eliminate carbohydrates other than veggies from your diet except for a one-hour window … Continued

Challenge Jump Rope – Alternative to Running?

Question: My knees get sore with impact exercises like running and jumping jacks, will I be able to jump rope pain free? Answer: Remarkably jumping rope is easier on your joints that you’d think. You need only jump about one half inch off the ground and when you do a double jump, you distribute your … Continued

New Challenge Program Preview

Question:  I never know exactly how far apart to have my hands in the push up position. Thanks, love your work. Answer: As far as the push ups, I like to keep my hands so that my elbow creates a 90 degree angle, so my elbow is directly over my hand to support the shoulder, … Continued

Q and A July 5th, 2013

Question: I’m trying to eat well and lose a bit of weight. My focus is more on the health side of things with the hopes that healthy eating will provide the energy I need to train hard and both will lead to dropping a few pounds. Here’s my question: are there any  special products or … Continued

Q and A June 21, 2013

Question: Hi Shawna, I picked up some coconut palm sugar, instead of honey to sweeten my coffee in the morning. What are your thoughts on this all natural sweetener? I have tried stevia and do not like the taste…Candace Answer: I checked with my good friend and food nerd, Nick Pineault on this and this … Continued

Q n A June 14th, 2013

  Question: For your Challenge Fat Loss workouts, is it okay to take a 30-60 second break between sets? Or do you have to go straight through? Thanks, Maria Answer: Maria, If you need to take a break, by all means do. If that means pausing the Challenge Fat Loss video, then do so and … Continued

Q n A June 7th, 2012

  Question: Do you EVER cook anything edible? (Smart ass reader, quite possibly one of my own children) Answer: YES! I recently bragged about a cooking victory on Facebook and promised to put up the recipe… Edible Gluten Free Protein Pancakes Ingredients: 3/4 c egg whites

Q and A Friday, May 31st

  I’m so happy to have my blog again! For those of you that didn’t know, I had a server crash (hackers be damned!) and it took some time to get things up and running again. Here’s how this works….I write, you comment and ask questions, then I write more relevant stuff. Got it? I … Continued