Michelle Carlson, NASM Elite Trainer

Michelle Carlson, NASM Elite Trainer's Blog

  • Guest Posting for Tosca Reno today!

    Hello Fit PEOPLE!!!!

    Today is a very exciting day. First and foremost, I want to give a HUGE shout out to MY DAD: today is his birthday :) If it weren't for him, you wouldn't have me, so wish the man a HAPPY BIRTHDAY people :)

    Appropriately, I am

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  • 3 Weeks to Flat Abs Diet and Exercise Program

    Hey guys!

    Today I am starting my 3 weeks to flat abs series. I'll be posting pics ALL DAY on my instagram feed (michellecfitness) so hop over and follow for all the goods :)

    This is the beginning:

    flat abs before

    These are my self-professed squishy abs and I'm

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  • Motivation Monday! Review of Jillian Michaels' New Book

    Hello all you GORGEOUS fit people!

    here we are, February 18, 2013. Are your goals for the new year being tackled with the same enthusiasm and vigor as January 18th? What about those weight loss goals? You know, statistically over 60% of goal setting

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  • Take the Fit Life with you

    Hello Fit Peeps!

    Have you ever wondered how fit people make it happen when they travel?

    I have been a homebody as long as I can remember! I come by it honestly :) I do enjoy shutting myself up in-house with my loved ones and I have found that it works in

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  • What's the deal with my skin?

    OK, so this could imply so many different things....but for today's blog, we'll be talking about loose skin. It seems to be an overwhelming concern among fitness enthusiasts.

    Lose skin is not your lot! You can do some preventative exercises to prevent

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  • Treadmill Workout

    Healthy Holiday Travel Treadmill Shredder

    Posted by: Michelle Carlson

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    The Holidays are upon us and for many that means travel. Don’t let your workouts fall by the wayside! This is the treadmill program I did while in New Orleans

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  • Happy Thanksgiving!

    Your Turkey Day Total Trimming Circuit

    Happy Thanksgiving!

    This Turkey Day workout will torch major calories before the bird. We’ll be igniting the large, fat burning muscles in the body PLUS utilizing peripheral heart action, a method of training

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  • Cancer Fighting Foods and Spices

    Cancer Fighting Foods and Spices
    • Avocados
    • Broccoli, cabbage, and cauliflower
    • Carrots
    • Chili Peppers and Jalapenos
    • Cruciferous vegetables
    • Figs
    • Flax
    • Garlic
    • Grapefruits
    • Grapes, red
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  • Perfection, or Perception?

    Perfection and perfectionism are extremely interesting to me. The pursuit of perfection seems to be all around us. Just Google the words “Beauty”, “Pretty”, and “Perfect”. The images alone astound me. One thing that I noticed is that no 2 images were the same. Why? Because

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  • Drop 10 with a Friend FREE Fitness Challenge

    Hey fit fans!

    September 1st I’ll be launching a challenge to lose either the first, last, or in-between 10 pounds. Now, you know I’m not a huge scale fan so you’re not required to share your weight or even weigh in, but I promise you will feel and see a difference in just

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