Best Bodies: Shandy Boyd Smith

Best Bodies: Shandy Boyd Smith

Shandy Boyd Smith says, “I learned that the human body is a magnificent machine that can perform some magnificent things over a period of time.” Makeup by Amber Himes Defining Success As a former professional track and field athlete, I’m...
29 Things: Ramona’s Smoothie Recipe

29 Things: Ramona’s Smoothie Recipe

Ramona Butler CHOCOLATE SMOOTHIE • Banana • 1 1/2 cups almond milk • 2 pitted Medjool dates • 1 T unsweetened cacao powder • 1 T peanut butter • A dash of cinnamon • 1 cup ice • 2 T shelled hemp seed hearts • 1/2 cup dry oats (optional) Blend well and top with a...
Best Bodies: Sammy Toney

Best Bodies: Sammy Toney

Sammy Toney says, “Staying true to yourself in everything you do is where true success comes from.”     Makeup by Amber Himes Defining Success Most of my fitness goals have stemmed from being an NFL Cheerleader and a contestant in...
Best Bodies: Susan Gruber

Best Bodies: Susan Gruber

Susan Gruber says, “A warm and fuzzy exercise mood is not likely to fuel your fitness momentum, so take emotion out of exercise.”   Makeup by Amber Himes Defining Success I don’t like to weigh or measure my body. Fitness success is feeling good...
Best Bodies: Chajuana Rene Mayes

Best Bodies: Chajuana Rene Mayes

CHAJUANA RENE MAYES says, “…When I made up my mind that I had enough of being sick and tired of the way I was feeling (sad, depressed, overweight); the moment I made a decision to commit, I knew I would succeed, no matter what challenges decided to come my...
29 Things: Sammy’s Chia Seed Pudding

29 Things: Sammy’s Chia Seed Pudding

Sammy Toney VANILLA CHIA SEED PUDDING • 1/4 cup + 3 T raw chia seeds • 1 cup unsweetened almond milk • 1 cup non-dairy yogurt • 1 1/4 tsp pure vanilla extract • 2 T maple syrup • Pinch of salt Mix all the ingredients together in a mixing bowl, cover with plastic wrap,...