Month: November 2013

  • Thanksgiving Blessings

    Today is about more than eating turkey and splurging on our favorite bites.   It is a day to spend time with loved ones, reminiscence, and be grateful. Several years ago I was a member of the Fox Talkz Chapter of Toastmasters International in Los Angeles, CA.  I recently discovered one of my required speeches […]

  • Pumpkin Muffins to Add to Your Thanksgiving Feast!

    Healthy Chocolate Coconut Pumpkin Muffins Ingredients 1 cup Coconut Flour ½ cup Flax Meal (Optional: May use all Coconut Flour) ½ cup Oat Bran (Optional:  May use all Coconut Flour) 1 teaspoon Baking Powder ½ teaspoon Salt 2 tablespoons Pumpkin Pie Spice 1 tablespoon Cinnamon ½ cup Non-fat, Plain Greek Yogurt ½ cup Cultured Coconut Milk […]

  • Challenge Your Core!

    Start a Core Challenge this weekend, and build a lean, toned core throughout the holiday season!  Ready… Set… Go! Day 1:  Hold 20 seconds Day 2:  Hold 20 seconds Day 3:  Hold 30 seconds Day 4:  Hold 30 seconds Day 5:  Hold 40 seconds Day 6:  Rest Day 7:  Hold 45 seconds Day 8:  Hold 45 seconds […]

  • Indoor Cycling: The “How To’s”

    Are you tired of your exercise routine? Are you ready for a change? Are you in search of new and different ways to get fit? Try a Spin Class ! Format (*Recommended:  New riders arrive 15 minutes early) Bike Set-up – 10 minutes Class Instructions – 5 minutes Spin Class – 50 minutes (first 5 – 10 minutes […]

  • 10 Fitness Tips to Kick-Off Your Week

    It is a new week filled with new beginnings – What new healthy habit(s) will you begin? Maintain an equal balance between work-life, exercise-recovery, and healthy meal-cheat meal, and live in the now! Be Active!  Be Healthy! Be YOU!

  • Thirsty Thursday, Metabolism-Boosting Cocktail

    A cocktail to fire up your metabolism and make you feel healthy all day! Tastes great, too! But remember, just a dash of cayenne pepper – a little goes a long way! Eat Well!  Be Active!  Be Healthy!  Be YOU! Reference:

  • More Reasons Why Positive Emotions Boost Your Health

    Either through personal experiences, reading research articles, or simply in conversation, we are all aware that positive thoughts are good for our health.   Here are 7 ways (one for each day of the week) positive emotions benefit our hearts, specifically. This week, do something active with a loved one! Go for a walk, jog, hike, or […]