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Steph’s Featured Articles for the Today Show: Women’s Health, Fitness, and Lifestyle Tips

As a regular contributor for the Today Show, Steph writes articles and quotes experts to help women live happier and healthier lives.

Stephanie Mansour is a fitness coach and health coach for women. She helps women lose weight by creating weight loss programs for them so they can lose the weight for good, and make it last. Steph is also a health, fitness, and wellness speaker and she is determined to help as many women as possible reach their weight loss goals!

If you’re looking for easy things you can do to speed up weight loss, check out Steph’s article for Today Show here.

As a certified personal trainer for women, Steph also has some healthy ways you can lose weight without really working out! Check out the Today Show article here.

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However, regardless of how much you work out (or how little!) there can be sneaky ways that cause you to gain weight. Steph’s Today Show article here talks about that.

Food can also be to blame. What are the best breakfasts for weightloss? What type of breakfast will boost your metabolism, and which will slow you down? Steph’s Today Show article here gives you the low down.

What happens when you’re working out and running but not getting a “runner’s high”? Steph tapped some experts to break it down for us in this Today Show article.

As a body image and confidence coach for women, Steph has also written articles for the Today Show that talk about emotional eating (check out this one here) .

If you feel good about yourself, you’ll be able to stop emotional eating in its tracks. Although sometimes, maybe you’re not emotional eating. Maybe you’re eating something healthy, but just too much of it. Check out Steph’s article here for bedtime snack mistakes.

Also read about 6 foods that sabotage your sleep in this article for Today Show.

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Finally, as a certified professional life coach, Steph focuses a lot on mood, energy, and how you feel about yourself. Check out this Today Show article for easy ways to get more energy throughout the day.

If you have a hard time relaxing, try out the tips from the Today Show article here.

You can gain more confidence by following Steph’s tips from this article.

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If you’re feeling really bad about yourself, but smiling on the outside, check out this Today Show article all about smiling depression.

Or, check out easy ways to turn around a bad day here.

Stay tuned for more articles featured on the Today Show!

If you want more tips on how you can lose weight and keep it off, make sure you join my FREE 21 day challenge at stepitupchallenge.com.

Weight Loss Workouts for Women: Ballet Barre Workout

Join Chicago fitness coach for women Stephanie Mansour and Jenny Milk as they demonstrates one of many great weight loss workouts for women–ballet barre exercises.

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Ballet barre classes have become quite popular in recent years, but you can get some of the benefits of a ballet barre class on your own. All you need is a stable railing and a few graceful moves.

In my work as a fitness coach and weight loss coach, my private clients are looking for ways to slim down and tone up without bulking up. If you have similar goals, this is a great workout for you.

In this video, I show you how to perform curtsy jumps, ballerina lifts and Pilates squats.


For more weight loss workouts for women, check out the Step it Up With Steph Signature Slimdown Workout DVD.

 

Weight Loss Workouts for Women: Ab Workout on Stairs

Chicago fitness coach & health coach Stephanie Mansour teams up with Jenny Milk to demonstrate one of her weight loss workouts for women–an ab workout you can do anywhere, even on the streets of Chicago!

When working with my private weight loss coaching clients, I’m always on the lookout for new ways to fit in a workout wherever we go. When the weather’s nice, I love to encourage them to take it outside.

During the warm months here in Chicago, nothing beats being near the water. I bet your town has an area where you like to get active in beautiful surroundings too. If you can’t think of one, it’s time to do some exploring.

Every so often, skip the gym to take advantage of the weather. And while you’re out for a run, mix in a good ab workout.

In this video, we include ab moves for when you’re sitting on your butt, a plank with a knee in to elbow maneuver using the stairs as your assistance, as well as a basic crunch (as a modification).

 

To get more weight loss workouts for women, check out the Step it Up with Steph Signature Slimdown DVD.

 

Weight Loss Workouts for Women: Poolside Workout with Noodles

The best weight loss workouts for women include high intensity interval workouts. Chicago fitness coach Stephanie Mansour teams up with Jenny Milk for a fun poolside workout.

Who says working out to lose weight can’t be fun? I always advise my private weight loss coaching clients never to let workouts become dull or routine. Challenge yourself, switch it up often, and keep it fun.

In this video, we include exercises to lose weight and get fit with a pool noodle, including jumping over and back, walking push ups, and tug of war.


Check out the Step it Up With Steph Signature Slimdown Workout DVD for more fun weight loss workouts for women.

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Fitness Coach Tips: Step Booty Workout

This is your chance to literally “step it up” with Chicago fitness coach Stephanie Mansour! Check out this popular weight loss workout for women — a step booty workout. 

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In my work as a women’s fitness coach, my clients often ask for tips to tone up a specific area of their body. When it comes to the booty, they’re looking to tighten up and become more shapely. So I advise them to do exercises that isolate the glutes as well as the surrounding muscles.

One of the best weight loss workouts for women that targets the butt includes step exercises.

Watch the video to learn how to step while implementing a leg lift, sideways step with a leg lift, and then try the step up and pull through maneuver.

For more weight loss workouts for women from fitness coach Stephanie Mansour, check out the Step it Up With Steph Signature Slimdown DVD, which includes a 5-minute workout that targets the legs and butt.

Fitness Coach Tips: How to Stretch Your Back

Chicago fitness coach & health coach Stephanie Mansour teams up with Jenny Milk to demonstrate how to stretch your back with a beach towel.

When you are working out to lose weight and get fit, it’s important to be safe and take good care of your body. Stretching not only feels good, but it’s also something you never want to skip.

This video includes 3 back stretches: overhead stretch, behind the back stretch, armpit stretch

For more fitness tips and weight loss workouts for women, check out the Step it Up With Steph Signature Slimdown DVD.

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