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]
2. June 2012 19:15
What to Order When At A Food Court- Part 1:
If you find yourself in a food court while on vacation or shopping, how can you find foods that won’t sabotage your fitness goals?
-If you’re ordering Chinese food, stick to one entrée and one side. Try and add steamed vegetables t... [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]
30. May 2012 05:50
With summer approaching, and local farmer’s markets opening, you should know why it’s so important to utilize fruits and vegetables into your food plan for you and your family.
Fruits and vegetables contribute a large portion of vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants to your diet which are... [More]
28. May 2012 20:04
With bathing suit season at our feet, many people are doing multiples of sit-ups hoping to look better at the pool.
Doing high numbers of sit ups alone is not going to give you the desired ripped abs by summer or even the end of summer! Why? The abdominal muscle -wall may be strong, but ... [More]
28. May 2012 05:34
Happy Memorial Day
Today I am going to spend the day with my kids and my family. I always like to take time on these days to remind my children of the 'original purpose' of... [More]
27. May 2012 21:26
Having a sweet tooth draws you to high calorie; high-sugar treats all the time. The key to achieving your fitness/weight goals is to monitor and manage this yearning for the ‘sweeter side of life’.
Sugary beverages can pack on calories to your day, without making you feel ... [More]
26. May 2012 06:25
Cancer has had a dramatic impact on my family over the generations. My mother dies 2 ½ years ago from lung cancer and 4 other members have had different kinds of cancer.
Prevention is critical for prevention!
If it is about skin cancer, use sunscreen, have regular screenings done... [More]
25. May 2012 05:53
Utilizing a foam roller is a great way to keep your muscles lengthened, and relaxed.
Regular exercise can leave you feeling tight, especially in the morning. Stretching and foam rolling works out that tightness. They also remove soreness-causing chemicals from the areas you work on, whil... [More]