Browsing all articles from March, 2011

Getting 8, eight-ounce glasses of water a day isn’t as hard as it seems when you consider that some foods are practically overflowing with water content. Water heavy foods also help keep you feeling full, so you won’t be as tempted to eat a less-healthier snack. Try adding these eight hydrating foods to your diet to help you get enough water every […]

Mar 31 2011

Happiness Is…

…the best feeling!

Mar 31 2011

Never Give Up

“Always reach for your dreams. It is the only way you’ll ever catch them.”

Side Lying Ball Abduction Lift Kneeling on one knee and leaning against a stability ball, with the other leg extended, slowly lift extended leg until it is parallel with your hips. Slowly lower and repeat 12 times. Then switch legs. Side Twist Lunge With Medicine Ball Begin in a front lunge position holding a medicine ball […]

Roman Twist With Medicine Ball Start by sitting on a mat, knees slightly bent, holding a medicine ball to one side. Keep your core tight and arms straight. Now twist to the opposite side, slightly grazing the floor with the medicine ball on each side. Do 30 reps. V-Sit Sit balancing on a mat on […]

Start by warming up and doing a light stretch. 1) Box Jump Stand facing a box or step, feet shoulder width apart in a slight squat position and hands at your sides. Next, jump onto the step or box using your arms to propel you. Step down and return to starting position. Do 15 reps. […]

Anything done with love is never wasted. It always makes a difference.

Ingredients: 1/2 head of organic green or red cabbage, cored 1 organic carrot 2 tablespoons organic olive oil 3 tablespoons rice wine vinegar 2 tablespoons organic maple syrup 1 tablespoon fresh organic lime juice 1/2 teaspoon ground ginger 1/2 teaspoon fine sea salt Using a large sharp knife, slice the cabbage into thin strips. Rinse in cold water […]

The following weight training circuit can be performed 1-2 times a week. This session is designed to work all the major muscle groups of the lower body. Aim to do the exercises after a proper warm-up.  1) Calf machine     Stand straight with the balls of your feet on the platform, with the shoulder weight cushions […]

Building your biceps is important, not only to look good, but also for functional reasons. Lifting a child, carrying groceries, moving furniture… and pretty much everything we do. Your arms respond to targeted training very quickly. You can see results in as fast as 2 weeks if you train correctly, eat clean and drink plenty of […]