Category Archives: Health


Save Time & Money with Your Crockpot

With a full time work schedule, two toddlers and a hungry husband, learning how to utilize our crockpot is the best thing in the world. You literally throw all the ingredients in there and walk aw...Read More

FitKim's 90 Day Weight Management Program

If you've been following me for awhile, you know that my specialties are superfoods and weight loss. There are so many fad diets out there but I just want people to each as much real food as possible ...Read More

Dump the Sports Bra Drawer and Get on Board with Shefit!

Ladies, there is nothing like hitting the jackpot when it comes to finally finding that natural deodorant that works or being able to find a sports bra that fits, is stylish and comfortable. I'm s...Read More

What I think about Naturopathic Healing

Recently I had a chance to share my thoughts about naturopathic healing over at Yogalifestyles.com. Here's a sneak peek and a link to read the full report! If you’re like most people, you were ra...Read More

My Monat Story

If you've followed me for awhile, you know I'm a stickler for using natural body care products, and hair care products are no different. After either being pregnant or nursing for over three years...Read More

5 Simple & Healthy Snacks that Stop Sugar Cravings

You’re craving something sweet. Now what? Your instinct tells you to reach for something loaded with sugar and preservatives but you think, there must be a healthy, tasty option that you can ...Read More

Sweatin' in Style on Daytime at Nine

Wearing baggy t-shirts and sweat pants is no way to feel confident and motivated in the gym. When you look in the mirror you will not look the best and will definitely not be able to see your prog...Read More

Reflexology Foot Map: The Healing Powers of Your Feet

When it comes to reflexology, there are many myths out there such as it being very painful, a fad or even oversimplified into a relaxing foot massage. However, if you reference back to the ancient...Read More

Tabata 10 in Less than 10 Minutes

If you're short on time but still want to get great results from your workouts, then you need to start incorporating Tabata! This is a high-intensity interval workout that gets your heart rate up,...Read More

The Best Snack Foods Before Yoga + Recipes

Have you ever found yourself light-headed during your yoga practice or nauseous because you ate too much before your workout? Knowing how to properly nourish your body and making sure you’re fueled ...Read More

FitKim on YogaLifestyles.com: Cinnamon for Weight Loss

Is cinnamon for weight loss possible? Your diet’s secret weapon can be found in your medicine cabinet! Find out all the health benefits of cinnamon by reading the full article over at www.YogaLifest...Read More

How Kinesio Taping Helped Me Overcome an Injury

If you've followed me over the last few years, you've probably figured out I'm very dedicated to an active lifestyle. A really big part of this is obviously sticking to a fitness program. However, an ...Read More

Cooking with Quinoa

                Whether or not someone is on a gluten-free diet, I find people are more and more interested in incorporating qu...Read More

Coconut Oil for Health & Beauty

As a holistic nutritionist focused on whole foods, I love to incorporate natural remedies beyond just the food on my plate. One of my favorites is coconut oil, which can be used extensively for health...Read More

The 30 Day FitTrim Challenge is Here!

Join me on January 9th for a 30 Day FitTrim Challenge! The focus will be food, fitness and FitTrim. For 30 days, I want you to commit to eating as clean as possible, exercising at least 2-3 times ...Read More

30 Day Meal Plan with Gluten Free, Dairy Free & Vegan Options!

Knowing what to eat, how often to eat and how much to eat can be very confusing and time-consuming. Without a meal plan to follow, achieving your weight loss goals and living an overall healthy lifest...Read More

4 Flat Ab Exercises for a Trim & Toned Tummy

Let's face it, the #1 problem area is our stomach so making sure you're incorporating ab exercises is a must! Check out my four favorites in this workout video! Like this post? Click here to see ...Read More

Enter to Win My 15 Day Detox Diet!

                      Looking to jump start your 2017 goals? Whether you want to lose weight, reboot your sy...Read More

FitKim's 3 Secrets to Weight Loss

Based on the number of emails that I get regularly on the topic, I want to take some time to really dive into the most common reasons people are not at a healthy weight, even when they’re trying...Read More

Have a Plan

If you look at the most successful people in your life, they have a plan! Watch this video to see how it is to put one together.   Like this post? Click here to see how you can get my...Read More

Find Your Why!

Do you have anything in your life that you would like to change? How about losing a few pounds, having more energy or just feeling healthier? If so, watch my quick video on how to find your why so you...Read More

Veggie Power Bowl

Finding ways to incorporate more fruits and veggies can sometimes be overwhelming, but have you ever made a salad or had one at a restaurant that was so delicious you didn't even realize how good ...Read More

Oatmeal Raisin Chia Seed Cookies

We all know that we need to eat more Omega-3 Fatty Acids, but did you know one of the best ways to do this is to sneak them into everyday recipes? I like to add them to smoothies, oatmeal, salads and ...Read More

FitKim's 2016 Gift Giving Guide

When it comes to that time of serious gift giving such as the holidays, it can often be very difficult to come up with ideas for the perfect gift. Well I say by giving the gift of health, you can’t ...Read More

5 Travel Workouts You Can Do Anywhere

When the holidays hit, we usually find ourselves in a pretty good routine in regards to food and fitness. But then the traveling begins and we often just don't have access to dumbbells much less healt...Read More

10 Tips to Stay Healthy This Holiday Season

Maybe you’ve made some health-conscious decisions this past year, such as eating better or maintaining an active lifestyle. Even if you feel like you didn’t, here’s the thing: it’s perfectly o...Read More

FitKim on Fox: The Day After Detox Diet

During the holidays, many of us experience some type of weight gain, whether it be just a couple of pounds or even double digits. Instead of beating yourself up and feeling guilty about your choices, ...Read More

Healthy Thanksgiving Recipes: Desserts

Now to the fun part! Although I eat super clean almost all the time, I love dessert just as much as you probably do! So instead of indulging and feeling guilty, why not take a fresh approach to de...Read More

Healthy Thanksgiving Recipes: The Turkey

We all know the turkey is the center of the Thanksgiving table, so definitely check out these healthy recipes to make sure this year is no different! P.S. Make sure you also check out The Sides and...Read More

Healthy Thanksgiving Recipes: All Your Veggies

When it comes to sides at the Thanksgiving table, it's nice to see so many all-star veggies making their appearance. We covered other sides in the first part of this series HERE, so today let's lo...Read More

Healthy Thanksgiving Recipes: The Sides

It's that time again-the holidays! I love them just as much as the next person, but one distinct difference is I want my family and yours to get through them without taking a step back from our he...Read More

Homemade Ginger Tea to Warm Your Home & Your Heart

Recipe by Trisha Bridges So! I had the best surprise last week-one on my fabulous clients, Trisha, surprised me with some tea and also a children's book her and her daughter did together-all we...Read More

Medicine Cabinet Makeover Series-Aches & Pains

This is the final section of my three part Medicine Cabinet Makeover series so if you haven't already, please check out Part 1: Cold & Flu as well as Part 2: Sleep, Anxiety & Allergies. Enjoy!...Read More

Medicine Cabinet Makeover Series-Sleep, Anxiety & Allergies

Today we're tackling another section of our Medicine Cabinet Makeover that will cover trouble sleeping, excessive worrying or anxiety and natural remedies for allergies. If you haven't read Part 1...Read More

Medicine Cabinet Makeover Series-Cold & Flu

What is a medicine cabinet makeover and why would you want to do it? We are so programmed to take OTC medicine for EVERYTHING and we rarely stop to think before we do it. So let's think about it. O...Read More

Why Not Eating Enough Can Actually Make You Gain Weight

I've worked with hundreds of clients over the years and can tell you that almost all of them are not eating enough calories when they begin their weight loss journey. How do I know this? Because I...Read More

How to Stop Throwing Away Fresh Produce Every Week

When I first started eating healthy, I would go to the grocery store with my long list of recipe ingredients, only to find myself having to toss quite a bit of produce by the end of the week. Eati...Read More

SuperFood Spotlight: An Avocado a Day Can Keep the Doctor Away

For a long time, I avoided eating a lot of avocado because I thought it would make me fat. Well, throughout my studies over the last fifteen years, I luckily realized that fat is back, especially the ...Read More

FitTrim Product Review: My New Favorite Weight Management Supplement

If you've seen my product reviews on Garcinia Cambogia and Green Coffee Bean, you know that I do my homework on the quality of these supplements and always try them myself first. FitTrim (use promo co...Read More

FitKim Featured on YogaLifestyles! 5 Small Changes You Can Make Today to Manage Stress & Your Waistline

Think about the last time you asked someone, from a passerby in the street to one of your closest friends how they are doing. I don’t know about you, but I cannot tell you how many times p...Read More

SuperFood SlimDown

We all know there are hundreds of superfoods out there, but did you know there are certain ones that can better help support healthy weight management? Watch this video to learn which ones are the bes...Read More

FitKim's Favorite Anti-Inflammatory Foods

The phrase "anti-inflammatory foods" probably isn't new to you, but understanding why we need them and the best ones to eat can be another story. The majority of inflammation in our bodies is c...Read More

Boost Your Mood & Beat the Blues

I find it truly amazing how much our moods can impact our overall well-being and quality of life. For a variety of reasons, we are stressed because we cannot sleep, and really can’t sleep because we...Read More

How to Shop Smart in the Produce Aisle

If you're like most people, you probably have never given much thought to the sticker codes on your fruits and veggies. However, this produce lookup number (PLU) actually tells you how the food is gro...Read More

The Skinny on Healthy Weight Management

Most of us go from diet to diet, with some space in between of course, wondering what the secret is or magic bullet to be able to lose the weight and actually keep it off. Check out this condensed wor...Read More

SuperFood Spotlight: Açaí Berries

Açaí (pronounced "ah-sah-ee" ) berries have traditionally been used by Brazilians for centuries and is affectionately nicknamed the “Beauty Berry.” Harvested in the Amazon rain forest, it is mos...Read More

FitKim Featured on Yoga Lifestyles! Straight Out of Savasana: Yoga’s Weight Loss Hormone

It’s no mystery that incorporating types of yoga that are physically demanding such as power yoga or Bikram into your fitness routine can have an extremely positive effect on your waistline with con...Read More

Fall Back into School - the Healthy Way

Back to school means back to healthy routines.  Breakfast, snacks, and a balanced lunch are the keys to getting on track after the freedoms of summer have come to a close.  By making some si...Read More

How to Conquer your Constant Cravings, Once & For All

When working with clients, the most common challenge I hear about in the efforts to follow a healthy diet is cravings. It's different for everyone and can vary from having a lack of energy mid-afterno...Read More

How to Balance a Healthy Lifestyle when Life is BUSY!

Have you ever noticed that when we ask each other how we're doing or how things are going, more times than not the response is, "Good, just really busy!"? With two little ones, a full time career,...Read More

Don't Be Afraid

When did we stop giving ourselves permission to take care of ourselves? In Arianna Huffington's fabulous book, Thrive, I came to realize how out of balance we have gotten, especially busy moms. Have y...Read More

What Happens To Our Brains When We Exercise and How It Makes Us Happier

By Guest Blogger, Michele Smarty  Does exercise make us happier? I am a gym rat because exercise always makes me happier. For a long time, I have been searching for the fact: what does exer...Read More

KISS: How to Eat Healthy in a Confusing World

When it comes to adopting a healthy lifestyle, I find that most people are confused as to where to start or what is actually good for them. We are told fat is bad for us and the next thing you know we...Read More

Step up to the Beautycounter

By Guest Blogger, Crystal Doyle Spring has sprung and summer is right around the corner. So now is the perfect time to spring clean your beauty routine. Like most women, I hadn’t given much thoug...Read More

SuperFoods to Save Your Skin

Save your Skin!  Along with caffeine and regular exercise, foods can also help fight your risk of skin cancer.  These foods have been shown to be a natural sunscreen to your body, so eat up!...Read More

SuperFood Spotlight: Mushrooms

According to RenegadeHealth.com, the Top Five Medicinal Mushrooms are: 1.    Reishi (Ganoderma lucidum) 2.    Mitake (Grifola frondosa) 3.    Agarikon (...Read More

Spring Clean Your Health

Just today one of my closest friends was telling me how great it felt to finally spring clean her house, throw away some old unused items and finally get things organized. Isn't it interesting that we...Read More

Do Affirmations Really Work?

Whenever I hear the word affirmation, I instantly conjure up an image of some Yogi doing sun salutations in Bali. Now obviously that is totally ridiculous, but I think there is quite the stereotype as...Read More

Why Celebrities Love Yoga

I like to read celebrity interviews about women who are great examples of combining a fit body with femininity. Two of my favorites are Jennifer Aniston and Giada De Laurentiis and these two ladies sw...Read More

Banana Cinnamon Muesli

  So many people skip breakfast but most don’t realize that doing that negatively impacts your metabolism big time as well as negates your weight loss efforts. This super simple muesli rec...Read More

How to get a Sunny Mood with Vitamin D

When I lived in Michigan, I noticed that I would be kinda down each year come February. If you've met me before or watched my videos, you know I am definitely more on the upbeat and energetic side so ...Read More

3 DIY Recipes: Poo Pourri, Eczema Cream & Natural Whites Brightener

I absolutely love when I stumble upon some really fun and easy ways to make DIY recipes for common ailments or even to replace household items. The great thing is that YOU are controlling the ingredie...Read More

The Natural Citizen is the New Little Black Dress

photo by @southerncoffeelover I am so pumped to share my latest discovery with you-The Natural Citizen's line of whole food smoothie boosters! I'm continually researching and educating myself about ...Read More

How to Plan Your Meals

Did you know the #1 reason people fail at eating a healthy diet is because they don't plan ahead? I am a busy mom of two so let me show you what has worked for me:)! Like this post? Click her...Read More

Spring into Fitness

With warmer weather finally here, we excitedly open our windows for the first time in months. We hear the birds chirping, see flowers blooming and are immersed in the sense of newness spring offers us...Read More

Spring Break Cleanse

If you're looking to tighten, tone and lose a few pounds before spring break, watch this! I will give you a few easy ideas you can integrate into your diet to see results quickly! 15 Day Detox Di...Read More

FitKim's Perspective on a Healthy Lifestyle

Living a truly healthy lifestyle isn't just about eating healthy food or spending hours at the gym. Watch this video to learn what my three pillars are all about! Note: here is a link to the Nu...Read More

How to know Exactly what Muscles You're Stretching

I am happily stealing this article with pride from one of my health heros, David Wolfe. If you have a chance to read one of his books or hear him speak, you will not be able to stop taking notes. I st...Read More

Is Cryotherapy the New Craze?

Let's face it, there is always going to be some new and exciting thing to try to help us lose weight or achieve better health results. Most recently I started seeing a media buzz around Cryotherapy so...Read More

Let's Celebrate!

I'd like you to join me in celebrating 5 years of FitKim! It's truly amazing how time flies and even more amazing to see something you've imagined become reality. I know many of you reading this have ...Read More

Skinny Fiber

Skinny Fiber is an all-natural supplement for weight management and fitness. It is filled with nutrient-rich enzymes that aids in proper digestion, efficient removal of toxins and fats, and improved i...Read More

Hemp Heart High Protein Bars

Oh my, oh my! I'm so excited to share with you my newest discovery-Hemp Heart Protein Bars. When I was researching milk alternatives for Addison after I stopped breastfeeding, I found out that hemp se...Read More

Grow Your Own Drugs

Whether you're struggling with insomnia, the kids have eczema, or your partner is feeling under the weather, this book could have the answer. With easy recipes, ethnobotanist James Wong shows how to m...Read More

Coenzyme Q10 Conquers

Coenzyme Q10 is a substance similar to vitamins and it is essential for proper bodily functions as it provides energy to the cells and regulates chemical reactions. It is naturally produced by the bod...Read More

The Find on Healthy Fats

It is true that high intake of fats and oils has been shown to increase the risk for developing heart disease. Nonetheless, certain types of oil have beneficial effects on cardiovascular health. In a ...Read More

The Candida Cleanse

Our modern diet and lifestyle leave us susceptible to candida overgrowth. Candida is a form of yeast considered as one of the common causes of fungal infection. We have small amounts of this microorga...Read More

Save your Skin!

Did you know that 1 out of 50 men and women can expect to get skin cancer sometime in their life? That's so crazy but also try to remember that there are things we can do to minimize that. You kno...Read More

Superfood Spotlight: Alfalfa

Touted as the king of all foods, alfalfa is loaded with essential nutrients and is a host of numerous health benefits. This sprout, which originated in Asia, is a good source of vitamins A, B, C, E an...Read More

Sleep Solutions during Stressful Times

Getting a good night's sleep is one of the best things you can do for yourself and the quality of your life. You can have everything in the world, but if you're constantly tired, it really is hard to ...Read More

FitKim's Gift Giving Guide: Natural Products for a Healthy Lifestyle

One of the best things you can do for others is to give the gift of health! This means choosing gifts wisely and looking for items that have clean ingredients or are supportive to a healthy lifest...Read More

Digestive Enzymes for Weight Loss

You've probably heard of digestive enzyme supplements or may even take them, but understanding how they can support the body may be new to you. The easiest way to explain it is our body uses various e...Read More

Natural Remedies for a Runny Nose

The good news is that a runny nose is pretty mild compared to other ailments, but it is often the sign that something more aggressive is around the corner. I've tried this three times now with Addison...Read More

Hidden Sugars in Your Food-where, what and why!

By Guest Blogger Manuel Madrid I am increasingly amazed at how often sugar negatively impacts our waistline, let alone our overall health! This is the most comprehensive guide I have seen, so pleas...Read More

Embrace the Common Cold

I know you are probably thinking this is the craziest concept ever, but I'd like to ask you to keep an open mind for a minute while I explain my unique viewpoint on the common cold. When we come down ...Read More

FitKim on Fox: Enjoying the Holidays while Staying Healthy

Between Halloween and New Year’s, many of us experience some type of weight gain, whether it be just a couple of pounds or even double digits. There are a few simple strategies you can incorporate t...Read More

FitKim on WZZM 13: Medicine Cabinet Makeover

Did you know there are natural remedies right in your home that can replace what is commonly found in the medicine cabinet? Watch this video to learn about my Medicine Cabinet Makeover! Headaches ...Read More

Superfood Spotlight: Chlorella

Chlorella is considered to be one of the most potent green foods along with spirulina, barley grass and wheat grass. It is a type of single-celled fresh water algae rich in nutrients. The quality of t...Read More

Relaxing Bath Recipe

In this fast-paced world, it may be hard to find time to do relaxing activities, so I like to suggest that moms look for ways to relax during every day tasks, such as bathing. Here's how to make a rel...Read More

Natural Remedies for Fevers

Having little ones can be overwhelming in itself, but I have to say the most scary part for me as a new mom has been when Addison has had a fever. Even with my background in natural health, and knowin...Read More

Essential Oils for your Home & Health

I love essential oils! I use them for everything and I'm not the only one. Their popularity is exploding, even though they've been around for thousands of years. The best part about them, in my opinio...Read More

How to Make Bone or Veggie Broth

This is so fantastic I had to share! Full instructions can be found here:)! Source: Fix.com Like this post? Check out my 21 Days 2 a New You Program and see how you can get my book for free! ...Read More

Eliminating Toxins through Exercise

Toxins are all around us – from the environment we live in, the air we breathe and even from the food we eat. No wonder our body is highly prone to toxin build up!  Accumulated toxic compounds with...Read More

Why I don't use the Microwave

If you grew up in the 80's & 90's, like I did, then you know that the microwave was just about the best invention ever created for families across America. My brother and I were experts at cooking...Read More

How Cooking All of Your Meals for the Week in One Day Keeps You Healthy

By Guest Blogger Danielle Hegedus What is the saying...fail to plan, plan to fail? Well, that couldn’t be more true when it comes to meal planning. Preparing all of your meals for the week in one...Read More

She Fit Sports Bra Review

When choosing what you’ll wear to work out in, you wouldn’t think that picking out a sports bra would be such a big deal. But for those that actively work out, you know what I’m talking about. I...Read More

The Woeful Tale of a Health Conscious Mama

I completely understand how challenging it can be to not only stick to a healthy lifestyle, but to actually find products and recipe ingredients that are truly good for you. I must share what recently...Read More

5 Steps to a Balanced Diet

By Guest Blogger, Evelyn Hylton Everywhere we go, we see messages promoting products or programs promising to help us get our diets on track, but every method seems to have a track of its own. It d...Read More

21 Days 2 a New You! Challenge

UPDATE: Please go HERE to register for the challenge and get all the details. Thanks! Hi, everyone! I'm so excited to embark on this challenge with you because I know it can help you lose weight, ...Read More

Makeup & Body Care Review: Sante + BWC

I am always getting asked what makeup I use and other body care products, so I wanted to post a quick review on a few that I have been using for a couple of years. When I switched over to natural prod...Read More

My 3 Favorite Omega 3 Foods

Did you know that the majority of people are definitely not getting enough Omega 3's in their diet? You've heard of them before, but what are they really and what foods are high in Omega 3? Watch th...Read More

FitKim Podcast Interview with Inspired Conversations

I had the opportunity to do a really fun podcast interview with Amy Schuber, creator of Inspired Conversations. Here's where you can listen in as well as find out more about Amy! http://inspiredc...Read More

4 easy ways to Get your Greens!

Did you know the average American is only getting 1-2 servings of fruits AND veggies daily and we're supposed to get at least 5-13?? This video will show you 4 different ways to get your greens so...Read More

Interview with Dr. Julia Pinkerton, Austin Life Chiro

In this interview, I get a chance to pick Dr. Julia Pinkerton's brain about chiropractic care and the many health benefits that are possible. You may be very surprised! Like this post? Check ...Read More

The Importance of Iodine

I had a hair analysis done many years ago and the results showed that my thyroid was performing a little sub par and I had slight adrenal fatigue. If you know my travel/work schedule, you may understa...Read More

Is your Body Acidic or Alkaline?

Have you heard of the alkaline diet and wondered what it was all about? Or do you feel like you get sick too often or have unusual aches and pains? Watch this video to see how you can do an easy a...Read More

3 Tips to Stay Healthy (and slim!) this Summer

There are so many reasons to love summer, but gaining weight is not one of them. How many times have you found yourself giving into the many food temptations surrounding parties and family get-toget...Read More

Interview with Pilar, Wellness Expert & Cancer Survivor

We've all been affected by cancer in one way or another and I am so grateful to have had the opportunity to interview Pilar Davila, a wellness expert and cancer survivor. She tried conventional me...Read More

Find out if you have a candida issue with the spit test!

Do you have a sugar addiction and wonder how it's impacting your health? What about your kids? Try my easy at-home spit test that can help you conquer this! If you do suspect you have a yeast o...Read More

Find out if you have a candida issue with the spit test!

Do you have a sugar addiction and wonder how it's impacting your health? What about your kids? Try my easy at-home spit test that can help you conquer this! If you do suspect you have a yeast o...Read More

Having Dinner around the Table

With our fast-paced society and activity -filled family calendars, it is very rare for families to have dinner around the table together anymore. I've even read crazy stories where something is heated...Read More

Do you know what toxic ingredients are lurking in your products?

I will never forget when I found out I was pregnant. It was the most amazing moment of my life (aside from meeting Scott, of course!). And at that moment I thought-I need to make sure everything I'm c...Read More

FitKim partners with NutraSumma as a Brand Ambassador!

I am so excited to announce that I am now a Brand Ambassador for NutraSumma supplements! You have no idea how much I love this company. When I was searching to find a vegetarian protein powder that ac...Read More

FitKim Featured in Momology Magazine: One Bite at a Time

Now that spring is officially in full swing, we often find ourselves getting in the spirit of the season and looking for ways to start fresh. The most common goal I find among my female clients is...Read More

FitKim's Green Smoothie Remix

Although the USDA recommends adults consume 5-13 servings of fruits & veggies daily, the average is only 1-2:( Start your day off with my Green Smoothie Remix that contains 6-7  fruit/veggie serv...Read More

Throw Away Your Scale!

Do you torture yourself constantly by seeing what number shows up on the scale? Find out why I recommend you throw away your scale immediately! Like this post? Check out my 21 Days 2 a New You ...Read More

FitKim's Review of No Poo Shampoo

I know what you're thinking already-what the heck is no poo shampoo and why would I want anything to do with that?! But before you stop reading, hang in there for a minute or two because my results wi...Read More

Superfood Spotlight: Spirulina

Have you ever noticed the bright green powdered supplement Spirulina in the health food aisle and wondered what it's all about?  Spirulina, a blue-green algae, is a complete protein, containing all o...Read More

FitKim's Daily Detox Drink

Are you looking for an easy way to make sure you're detoxing daily and boosting your metabolism? I'll share with you a few of my favorite ways to do just that! FitKim's 15 Day Detox Diet! Bragg'...Read More

How to Lose Weight Without Dieting!

Have you tried diet after diet without getting long-term results? Watch this video to learn how I lost over 30 pounds without dieting! Like this post? Check out my 21 Days 2 a New You P...Read More

Here's to a Healthy Heart!

Have you ever gone up a few flight of stairs and found yourself totally winded? I think it's at this moment that a lot of us come to the realization that we have let ourselves get terribly out of shap...Read More

How to Make Your Own Coconut Milk

Alternative milk options is an exploding industry and even some of the healthiest choices at the grocery store have added ingredients that really aren't necessary. Whenever possible, I try to make thi...Read More

A Good Night's Sleep

I think once you become a parent, the big joke is that you never have a good night's sleep again, even when your child is an adult! I can relate to this as a new mom, and I've tried so many different ...Read More

The Best Natural Deodorants

When I switched to organic food, natural cleaners and clean body care products, the biggest challenge I had was finding a deodorant that actually worked! I'm a super active person as y'all know and I ...Read More

New Year Squat Challenge

By Raime Spence, Guest Blogger It is 2015 and its time to shine, shine, shine! We shine the brightest when we feel healthy and have a positive self-image. What better way to welcome both into our l...Read More

FitKim's Favorite Protein Powders!

Are you looking for plant-based protein powders that actually taste good? Check out my review of the best ones around! *The information on this site is designed for educational pu...Read More

Baby Chest Rub for Colds

I think one of my earliest concerns as a new parent was what to do if my baby got a cold. I'm not the type of person to go buy cold medicine, so I had to come up with a natural remedy that I felt was ...Read More

How to Set Goals & Stick with Them!

Do you wish you could finally accomplish your goals? Listen to a few easy tips I've used for years to attract everything in my life:)! Like this post? Check out my 21 Days 2 a New You Progr...Read More

What is the Secret to Living a Healthy Lifestyle?

I want you to really be honest with yourself as far as your commitment to living a healthy lifestyle.  I think it's become acceptable to use the excuse of being too busy or not having enough knowledg...Read More

Life Happens

The holidays are a great time to test your abilities on sticking to your commitments when life happens. When I say life happens, I am referring to the unexpected meeting that ran late, your friend who...Read More

Every Passing Moment is a Chance to Turn it All Around

Before I was able to make a permanent change to a healthy lifestyle, I was constantly falling off the wagon and promising to get back on track on "Monday." Can you relate? I often hear from clients th...Read More

Everyone Can Learn to Cook

When I was in my early 20's, the big joke around my family was that I couldn't even boil water properly to make pasta! Over the next several years, I began cooking when I decided to learn how to final...Read More

FitKim on Fox-Foods that Feed the Skin

Cold weather cracking, drying your skin? FitKim, fitness & nutritional expert, shows us how men and women can keep skin healthy the more NATURAL & easy way throughout the chill! *The info...Read More

Breathing & Blood Sugar

According to The Journal of Alternative and Complementary Medicine, deep breathing can stimulate the production of insulin, in turn lowering blood-sugar levels. Over time, it can even eliminate excess...Read More

Give the Gift of Health

Branching out from traditional gifts and encouraging an active lifestyle is a great way to spread positivity and wellness. Gifts related to health and fitness will be much appreciated by athletes, fit...Read More

The Ketogenic Diet

By Raime Spence, Guest Blogger Here I go again on yet another nutrition adventure and what would one of my journeys be without an informative article to accompany it? Recently my husband and I deci...Read More

Don't Let the Holidays Weigh You Down!

Between Halloween and New Year's, it is not uncommon for people to gain upwards of 10-15 pounds! Don't let that be you. Follow these three quick tips to get you through without a hitch! Eat Before ...Read More

Understanding Gluten-Part 3

So whether or not you are convinced that going gluten free is good for you, we can all benefit greatly by reducing our wheat consumption. I’ve seen amazing health results with my clients such as imp...Read More

Understanding Gluten-Part 2

So who cares if the wheat we’re eating today was hybridized in a lab and is found in almost everything we consume? Well, analyses of this hybridized wheat found that 5% of the protein to be unique,...Read More

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Flu Fighters-Part 2

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The Dirty Dozen

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How to Finally Lose those Stubborn Pounds

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Healthy Tricks for Traveling

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Butter is Back!

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Eating Wisely for Hormonal Balance

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Press Release: The FitKim Lifestyle!

Austin author hands over simple fitness tips in new health guide Published July 29, 2014 | By Chuck Raagas AUSTIN, Texas — Author Dr. Kimberly Olson’s new book, “The FitKim Lifestyle” is...Read More

How Important Sleep is for your Little One's Health

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Hydrate Your Workout

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Stevia: Nature's Natural Sweetener

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The Confidence Cure

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Bouncing Back

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FitKim on Fox: Healthy Snacks During Pregnancy

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Introducing Baby Addison!

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Why I Won't Vaccinate

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Ask the Expert Segment on Weight Management with Sunflower Shoppe

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FitKim in Womens Lifestyle Magazine: Creating Healthy Habits

When the weather finally begins to stay warm, we naturally become motivated to give our home a spring makeover, organize our workspace and even get a new hairstyle. With this boost of natural energy, ...Read More

Keep Your Energy Up All Day!

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FitKim on Great Day San Antonio: Nutrition Needs

I had the opportunity to meet Kim Spradlin (from Survivor) who just had her own baby only 8 weeks ago! She looks amazing:)!! Check out our interview! *The information on this site is designed f...Read More

FitKim on Fox: Eat This, Not That!

Watch this segment that aired on Fox San Antonio to see how easy it is to make party recipes healthy and still taste delicious! Cauliflower Mexican Pizza Mini Stuffed Tomatoes Fresh Fruit Pizza...Read More

FitKim on WZZM 13: Natural Remedies

  Watch this video to learn some of the easiest natural home remedies out there! *The information on this site is designed for educational purposes only and has not been evaluated by the ...Read More

FitKim on The Broadcast: Slimming Summer Foods

Check out two clips featured on The Broadcast today that can help you get ready for summer! Slimming Superfoods Superfoods to Beat the Blues & Boost the Mood Plus I got to meet one of my ro...Read More

FitKim on Val Lego: Superfoods that Feed your Skin

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FitKim on Fox: Tips on Battling the Bulge

Fit Kim comes by and talks with Monica. She tells us about some healthy foods and quick workouts that  will have you ready for Spring break.* Watch Now! *The information on this site is designed f...Read More

Does an Apple a Day Keep the Doctor Away?

We are all looking for ways to improve our health and incorporate simple lifestyle changes that will have a beneficial impact on our health. So you may have always wondered, is the old adage of “an ...Read More

FitKim on ABC's Talk of Alabama: Powerful Foods for Pregnancy

  Watch now!* *The information on this site is designed for educational purposes only and has not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. It is not intended to be a substitute...Read More

Why Apple Cider Vinegar is Amazing!

Unless you live in a cave, you most likely have heard of apple cider vinegar and possibly wondered what all the hype was about. If you're looking at improving your health or even for natural ways to c...Read More

FitKim on WZZM 13: 5 Foods to Help You Slim Down

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FitKim Featured in Taste for Life Magazine: Yoga for the Heart

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Save Calories 3 Ways with these FitKim Finds!

Eating healthy doesn't mean we have to give up all of the treats we've come to love. It just means we need to be a bit smarter in which ones we choose and these are three of my favorite ways to save c...Read More

FitKim Featured in Womens Lifestyle Magazine: Your Best Year Yet

I have to be honest, this is absolutely my favorite time of year. I know it sounds cliché, but I love the promise of hope, renewal and a chance to start over. We spend the last couple of months of t...Read More

Cleanse Kit Comparisons: Fiber, Colon, Herbal & More!

Whether your desire to cleanse is to lose weight, rid your body of toxins or just give your system a reboot, utilizing a structured cleanse kit can be a great support tool along with diet and exercise...Read More

The Sexy Years

Want to know the secret to feeling sexy at any age? Then check out my book review of The Sexy Years! Sign up for my monthly eTips! ~by Kimberly Olson About Me ...Read More

Pasta Prep

If you are going to enjoy pasta at home, here are a few things to keep in mind: Choose only whole grain pasta; gluten free is readily available as well. Try cooking it al dente, where it is slig...Read More

NutraBullet vs. Magic Bullet-which is better?

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NutraBullet Blender Review

Checking out blenders and not sure which one to buy?  See why the NutraBullet is a great option! BUY the NutraBullet here! Like this post? Check out my 21 Days 2 a New You Program and see how...Read More

Hobbies are Healthy

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FitKim's Weight Loss Secrets-Part #2

Need to lose a few stubborn pounds or jump start your nutrition program? Check out part #2 of my weight loss secrets! FitKim's Meal Plans Garcinia Cambogia Green Coffee Bean Raspberry Ketones ...Read More

FitKim's Weight Loss Secrets-Part #1

Need to lose a few stubborn pounds or jump start your nutrition program? Check out part #1 of my weight loss secrets!  Sign up for my monthly eTips! ~by Kimberly Olson About Me ...Read More

Garcinia Cambogia vs. Green Coffee Bean

Between YouTube, Facebook, Twitter and FitKim™, I get more questions about Garcinia Cambogia and Green Coffee Bean than anything else, I swear! Supplements can be very confusing, especially if you...Read More

FitKim Featured in Women's Lifestyle Magazine: Spreading the Health

While holiday gift shopping can be difficult, I say the gift of health is always a safe option. Help your loved ones head into the New Year healthier and happier by encouraging a wholesome lifestyle w...Read More

FitKim Featured in Womens Lifestyle Magazine: Eat, Drink and Be Fit!

Looking back at this year so far, you may have made some great lifestyle changes such as eating better or consistently working out. You finally feel good in the clothes you’re wearing and are prou...Read More

Can't get enough ice cream?

Research shows that eating high-fat, high-sugar foods such as ice cream have a similar effect on the brain that drugs do!  Wow!  What happens is the pleasure you feel diminishes over time so you alw...Read More

Think ahead this Thanksgiving

By Raime Spence, Guest Blogger This is absolutely my favorite time of the year! There are cold fronts blowing in, festive gatherings with loved ones and pumpkin patches galore. I have just what you...Read More

FitKim on Daytime Tampa: Energy & Sleep Tips

With fall and back-to-school being such a busy time, followed by the frantic holiday rush, people are more stressed than ever this time of year – and exhausted!  On top of this, millions suffer fro...Read More

FitKim on Fox: Replacing Holiday Sugar with Healthy Options

The holiday season may tempt you to break your diet, but it doesn't have to! "Fit Kim" Olson explains how you can replace those sugary sweets for Halloween and the rest of the holidays with something ...Read More

Navitas Naturals SuperFoods

Want to learn about some of the most nutritious superfoods available? Check out some of my favorites! ~by Kimberly Olson About Me FitKim ...Read More

FitKim on WZZM 13: Beat the Blues & Boost Your Mood

(WZZM) - If you've been feeling down and having trouble sleeping, it could be because you're not getting the right nutrients you need to keep your body running at its peak. Fit Kim talks about some...Read More

White Mulberry…This New Herb is Taking the Health Community by Storm!

What could it be?!  It’s actually a tree AND an herb that produces berries!  The White Mulberry tree was introduced from Asia into the United States during colonial times.  Starting out as a way ...Read More

FitKim on Fox: Healthy Snacks for Kids

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FitKim on WZZM 13: Natural Beauty Tips

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FitKim featured in Arizona Health & Living Magazine!

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Oatstanding

When beginning a healthier diet, one of the easiest foods to incorporate is oats. Since it is super quick to prepare, many people can start with this simple grain to start making positive changes to t...Read More

FitKim on Fox talking about Home Remedies!

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Frontline Nutrition Radio Interview

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Milk Does a Body Good...or Does It?

If you’re like most people, you probably grew up with images of healthy athletes and models advertising the famous milk mustache. Whether displayed at school, on TV or at a sporting event, we all ha...Read More

Green Lemonade

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FitKim's 7 Day Detox

Before we dive into the details, let's first look at the difference between cleansing and detoxing. Although the words are used interchangeably, cleansing and detoxing are actually different. Think ...Read More

Health for the Long Haul

I am continually surprised at how many emails I get from people asking if I prefer supplements over smoothies over juicing, etc. to be healthier and lose weight. Now of course any positive changes li...Read More

Flu Fighters-Part 2

Click here to read Part 1 Vitamin C Now this is the obvious one; I know you’re thinking of course Vitamin C boosts the immune system. But have you ever wondered why? Why not A or K or B?...Read More

Flu Fighters-Part 1

Back in the fall, the CDC predicted this would be the worst flu season since 2004. With the amount of outbreaks and deaths so far this year, they may unfortunately be right on the money. Instead of ...Read More

Tips to Get Your Body Fit

Ready to tackle your New Year's resolutions? I have five awesome tips to help you reach any goal that you set! *The information on this site is designed for educational purposes only and has not...Read More

What You Say When You Talk to Yourself

“These jeans make me look fat!” “I have all these rolls around my stomach and I can’t stand it.” “Ugh-nothing looks good on me!” Sound familiar? Have you uttered these words to yours...Read More

Are You Really Hungry?

With 0% of Americans dying from malnutrition, it’s obvious that we have access to enough food. In fact, 42% of women that live below the poverty level are obese, as well as 29% of men and 20% of chi...Read More

The Magic of the Multi

Whenever you sit down with your doctor or nutritionist, they usually ask you if you are taking a multivitamin. You either say, “Yes, of course,” or admit that you have the bottle on your kitchen c...Read More

How to Avoid The Freshman 40

Do you want to avoid gaining the dreaded Freshman 15, which is now the Freshman 40? Watch this video to learn a few simple tips that will make sure you don’t gain a pound! *The information on t...Read More

The Dorm Room Diet

When I moved into the dorms my freshman year of college, I learned to stock up on pantry-ready items such as pop tarts, granola bars and trail mix. With these treats constantly availa...Read More

Healthy Aging in Your 20's, 30's, 40's & Beyond

It’s usually not until we hit our early 30’s before we really start to notice more and more wrinkles popping up, strands of gray hair and some extra jiggle in our bodies. What we fail to realize ...Read More

The Inside Scoop on Iron

We all know iron is important in our diet, but how much do we really know about it? Based on how many of my clients are iron deficient tells me that we absolutely do not know enough. In order to ensur...Read More

The Sweet Revenge

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Foods that Make You Fit

It never ceases to amaze me how much time we spend in the gym, only to sabotage our efforts unknowingly with our diets. We continue to plod along for several weeks, only to throw in the towel after ...Read More

Summer Skin Care

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Spring Cleansing the Body: Part 2

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The Fastest Breakfast Ever

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Spring Cleaning the Body: Part 1

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Choosing Your Cheat Calories Wisely

As far as following a healthy diet, I believe many people think they have to eat grapes and hummus every day, along with endless amounts of chicken breasts. While including lots of complex carbs, heal...Read More

Coo Coo for Coconut Oil

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Ready, Set, Goal!

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Kicking the Sugar Habit

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Sweat over Starbucks?

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Detoxing for the Holidays

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Too Hot in the Kitchen

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The Fab on Farmers Markets

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5 Foods to Avoid for Rapid Weight Loss

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Oh, No-It's a GMO!

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The FitKim Confession

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Taking a Time Out

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Think Outside the Juice Box

Back to school means back to healthy routines. A breakfast, snacks, and a balanced lunch are the keys to getting on track after the freedoms of summer have come to a close. When making simple ch...Read More

Let the Body Heal Itself

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Water Anyone?

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Scandals of the Sunscreen

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Is Your Environment Active?

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The Cellulite Solution

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Is Your Scale Lying to You?

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Save Time & Money by Eating Healthy-Part 2

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Fishing for Food

As far as getting as close to nature as possible, the extent of my experience has been one successful cucumber plant in my backyard last summer. I remember how triumphant I felt as I carried my p...Read More

Juicing Raw Fruits and Vegetables

Want to learn how to juice fruits and vegetables? This is SO good for your body! Ingredients: 3 kale leaves 2 romaine leaves and/or 2 celery stalks 2 carrots 2 apples, sliced 1 lemon, ha...Read More

Grocery Store Savvy

For most of us, the majority of the food we eat comes from groceries we have stocked in our kitchen. So if we can learn to have grocery store savvy, then the quality of food we put in our bodies ...Read More

Sneaking in the Veggies

While consulting with clients, I am always amazed at the lack of vegetables I see in their food journals. During our consulting sessions they agree that they need to be eating more, but aren’t s...Read More

Multitasking Workouts

I have been scouring a mad amount of Internet data over the last 2 months, and I just realized that I have been following the same multitasking pattern for many years. Let me explain. While training ...Read More

I LOVE being active!

I just got done teaching my second spin class this week, and had a huge revelation. Half way through the class, completely covered in sweat, I smile. I look at the students in my class giving their ...Read More

Writing it all Down...is it Worth it?

Maybe you've been told to, or have read an article, about keeping a food journal. Instantly you think, "Ugh, that's a lot of work!" Sometimes it's a success just to get ourselves out of the door on ...Read More

The Eat Clean Diet Book Review

Book review on The Eat Clean Diet-AMAZING! *The information on this site is designed for educational purposes only and has not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. It is not in...Read More

Mini Meals

I can remember it like it was yesterday. I woke up at 5:30am, got to the office about 6:30am, and worked until 10:30pm at night-Monday through Saturday. I would eat animal crackers and Pepsi One aroun...Read More

Cooking Basics-Utensils

1st video on cooking basics, covering the essential utensils needed to get started: 9 x 13 Glass Casserole Dish with Storage Cover Tupperware in various shapes and sizes Mixes Bowls with four d...Read More