Month: August 2013

  • A Healthy, Refreshing Treat for Your Holiday Weekend!

    As we embrace the last weekend of Summer 2013, here is a healthy and refreshing treat to beat the final hot days! Strawberry Protein Popsicles Ingredients 1/2 cup Unsweetened Coconut Milk or Almond Milk 1/4 cup Plain, Non-Fat Greek Yogurt 1 scoop of Strawberry-flavored Protein Powder 1 packet of Truvia or Stevia (or another natural sweetener of your choice) […]

  • Get Your Cardio On!

    What new physical activity will you try this week? Will you try a Spin class, Kickboxing class, Zumba class, TRX, or Cross Fit? YOU Choose! Spin class is my choice, of course! Be Active, Be Healthy, Be YOU!

  • Quick Tips to Stay Active and Healthy this Weekend!

    Ways to be active and healthy while crossing items off of your ‘to do’ list How to stay ACTIVE: Mow the lawn Clean out the garage or attic Walk to your friend’s house Start a new physical activity How to eat HEALTHY: Eat fresh Pay attention to the ingredients and serving sizes Cook your own meals – […]

  • Inspiration to Get You Through the Week!

    It is almost FRIDAY, so close to the weekend I can feel it, can you?!   Here is a bit of motivation to help you make it through the day, and begin a happy, active, and healthy weekend!

  • Hydrate! Hydrate! Hydrate!

    With the end of the hot, summer months upon us, we must continue to drink water hydrating our bodies from head to toe.  We need to consume adequate water intake each day regardless of the temperature outside, and we must try to drink water before we become thirsty.  We start to feel thirsty when our […]

  • A Short but FUN Bike Ride Today – Get Up, Out, and Move this Weekend!

  • It’s a New Week – Get Up and Move!

    You do not need to spend countless hours at the gym, drenching your body in pools of sweat as you slave away on the treadmill, elliptical, or  stairclimber followed by hundreds of stomach crunches and endless bicep curls and squats to exercise. All you need to do is just move! The Center for Science in the Public Interest’s […]

  • Low in Calories, High in Nutrients: Spinach is a Must-Have!

    Add a cup of fresh spinach to your next smoothie, salad, or sautéed veggies!

  • A Healthy, Cleansing Cocktail!

    It’s Saturday! You made it through a long, stressful week and you are in search a cocktail… A healthy, guilt-free drink! Apple Cider Vinegar is the answer! All you need is 1 – 2 tablespoons! Try mixing Apple Cider Vinegar in a chilled glass with filtered water and a splash of your favorite juice:  Limeade works well!  If […]