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A little over two years ago I started my 40 Body Project because I haaaaad to arrive at the big 4-0 in the best shape of my life. I have always hit the weights, but I took a new strategy for my 40 Body Project. If you didn’t get to follow along you can see Read more...

Posted by Holly Perkins on May 21, 2014 at 8:58 pm | Comments: 18 |

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I remember a time many years ago when I was excited and eager to workout and get skinny. I would go to the gym and kill it! And the next day I would go to the gym and kill it again! And the next day I would…be starving, sore, exhausted and bloated. Wha!?!?! Yeah, not Read more...

Posted by Holly Perkins on May 15, 2014 at 9:41 pm | Comments: 0 |

Angry
How are you? I hope you’re awesome, because I’m MAD! Yep, I’m maaaaaaaad. I received a note from a woman this week that has been dealing with the all too common issue of thyroid problems. As you may know, I have been treated for thyroid issues and have shared this with my community. This friend Read more...

Posted by Holly Perkins on May 8, 2014 at 3:42 pm | Comments: 10 |

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I get asked allllll the time what to eat before a workout. So today I’m going to dive deep into some spicy Mexican food and share with you what to eat and what NOT to eat before a workout. I bet you’ve got this one figured out already. Facing major changes in my business and Read more...

Posted by Holly Perkins on April 30, 2014 at 5:34 am | Comments: 4 |

Now What? v2
Monday marked the very first day of writing for my very first book. Yowza! How fun! Wait, I mean, terrifying! I have the great honor of writing a book that will be published by Rodale in April of next year. I can’t say too much, but it is a book for women and it’s going Read more...

Posted by Holly Perkins on April 25, 2014 at 8:20 pm | Comments: 10 |

Pink Side Plank v3
When I was in my twenties and thirties I was plagued by crippling fatigue, low self-esteem and a never-ending sensation of “feeling fat”. Ohhhhh, the number of times I said to my romantic partner “I feel fat” would officially earn me the technical medical classification called “Cray Cray.” Deep down I knew I wasn’t fat. Read more...

Posted by Holly Perkins on April 15, 2014 at 9:33 pm | Comments: 8 |

Promax Holly's Back v2
It has been an incredible week for me filled with so many awesome new developments. The highlight of this week was a call with the editor of my first book marking the official beginning to the writing process. Say wha?? Yes! I have the massive honor and gift of writing a book! I am bursting Read more...

Posted by Holly Perkins on April 10, 2014 at 7:17 pm | Comments: 0 |

Baladea Yellow v2
Why Protein is Important Hold on! Hold your comment…Imma incredible mind reader and I know what you’re going to say: “I thought Americans eat too much protein!” In my 18 years of experience I have found that women tend to eat too little protein. It’s the men that tend to eat more protein. I’m not Read more...

Posted by Holly Perkins on April 2, 2014 at 3:21 pm | Comments: 4 | Tags: , , ,

Vegetables
Paleo, Atkins, Low Carb, South Beach, Zone, Gluten Free, Vegan, Macrobiotic, Primal, Pritikin, Blood Type, oh my! Who wouldn’t be confused!? I had to get a degree in Nutrition to be able to understand this second language. I remember a day in 1998 when I was a little baby, freshly graduated from Penn State. I Read more...

Posted by Holly Perkins on March 26, 2014 at 6:10 pm | Comments: 4 |

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  I am standing on a precipice. I feel as though I am contemplating leaping to my own death. This ledge is so high…and the view is terrifying. I get it: “Leap and the net will appear.” But when it’s a really high ledge and the fall seems so far, that one little detail makes Read more...

Posted by Holly Perkins on March 11, 2014 at 2:31 pm | Comments: 8 |

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