14. June 2012 06:17
Stiff legged-deadlifts and squats are highly effective boosts for your backside. The key to both exercises are the use of good form to be most effective and avoid injury.
The stiff-legged deadlift targets the hamstrings, glutes, and erector spinae. Standing with your feet hip-width apart... [More]
13. June 2012 11:42
How can you help yourself not overeat when you are eating out? It is a challenge, but with some good habits, it can be done. It will require special instructions, but I have never been in a restaurant that wouldn’t agree to accommodate my requests:
9. June 2012 04:17
Weight Loss Tips: Part 3:
Having tips that can help you feel comfortable in your summer clothes can relieve stress and make your bathing-suit season more enjoyable. Here is the rest of my list:
21. Eat 90% of your meals at home or packed from home. You manage the sugar, salt... [More]
8. June 2012 03:35
Weight Loss Tips: Part 2:
Yesterday we discussed ideas that can help you stay on track to achieve your weight-loss and fitness goals. Let’s continue:
11. Let vegetables cover ½ of your dinner plate. It can be more than 1 type including sliced tomatoes, mushrooms, zucchini, k... [More]
7. June 2012 05:24
Weight Loss Tips: Part 1:
1. Pack your lunch versus eating in a restaurant or on the fly for lunch. You could save 600-1500 calories controlling the salt, fats, and condiments in your food.
2. Drink 8 oz. of water... [More]
3. June 2012 19:05
What to Order When At A Food Court- Part 2:
Yesterday we discussed what to order, and what to steer away from in a food court environment. Let’s see what’s next:
-At a sandwich/salad shop, be careful not to get romanced by the ‘healthy aura’ of a salad to fool you... [More]
1. June 2012 05:09
I love creative uses for existing products. The June issue of Clean Eating Magazine talked about uses for salad spinners:
1. Clean salad and vegetables (we all know this one)
2. Use spinner to clean strawberries and other ... [More]
31. May 2012 05:51
When trying to reach your fitness goals it is good to try different types of exercises. Weight lifting, stretch, cycling, yoga, Zumba, Pure Barre, marathons and pliometrics are just a few options.
Participating in different options keeps you from reaching a ‘progress plateau&rs... [More]
24. May 2012 19:17
Is Dieting a Four Letter Word?
When I talk about what I eat (especially when my children are around), I am very careful to use the word “food plan” instead of the word DIET.
Growing up in the 70’s where fad diets such as the “Grapefruit Diet” “Sauerkraut... [More]
21. May 2012 04:59
I love to cook! My family is in the restaurant business and cooking was a part of our family dynamic/community. Recipes are a great inspiration (especially if you’re not confident about experimenting with cooking), but never underestimate cooking clean and quickly with what’s in your fri... [More]