Browsing all articles from August, 2011

There’s so much to love about salmon. With it’s beautiful orange color, salmon is a delight to the eye. But more than just pretty, it’s also highly nutritious because of its Omega-3 fatty acids. Try this salmon recipe served with lightly steamed organic asparagus and an organic maple syrup drizzle. Ingredients 2 skinless organic salmon fillets (try […]

Aug 23 2011

The Sport Workout

Functional training will boost your metabolism. The more muscle mass you move at once, the more muscle you build, and the more fat you melt. Try these exercises as a supplement to your regular routine. 1)Three-Cone Drill ~ Agility Being able to change direction quickly helps you stay steady as you dodge rocks and roots while trail running […]

  Raspberry High Energy Protein Shake In a large blender, blend the following ingredients: 1 1/2 cups of bottled spring water, 1/2 cup organic raspberries, one tablespoon of flax seed oil, 1 teaspoon of powdered Do Matcha Green Tea (Green Girl Organics), 2 scoops of organic Vanilla Vitel Whey protein powder (Green Girl Organics) and three ice cubes. The flax seed […]

Below are three ways to help you with some basic guidelines to follow to get you the flat stomach you’ve always wanted! 1) Warm Up ~  Interval Training Stay away from your standard steady state cardio regimen, such as walking or jogging at one speed, as it will not get you optimal fat loss results to […]

Stepmill The stepmill is a cardio machine that simulates walking up flights of stairs. It not only works your heart, but tones, shapes, and strengthens your lower body. Stair-stepping has proven to be a great benefit for lower body toning through a series of repetitious movements, while building lean muscle and burning fat. Walking Lunges […]

Serves 4 Ingredients ¼ cup  citrus juice 1/3 cup white wine 2/3 cup extra virgin organic olive oil 1 tbsp flat leaf parsley, coarsely chopped 12 cleaned scallops with roe in the half shell 2 oranges, 2 lemons and 2 grapefruit, segmented Method   Light a barbeque. Whisk the citrus juice, white wine and olive oil together […]

Aug 18 2011

Love <3

When someone loves you they don’t have to say it, you can tell by the way they treat you.

My daughter Sophia wanted to join me for this workout. It is a 30 minute, full body workout. Do 15 reps for each exercise and 2-3 circuits with a 3 minute break between each circuit. Start with 3 sets of 15 pushups as your warm up. 1) One Legged Squat Roll Out   Keep your core tight and […]

Aug 15 2011

Take Risks

To love is to risk not being loved in return. To hope is to risk pain. To try is to risk failure, but risk must be taken because the greatest hazard in life is to risk nothing. ~Unknown

Open hips are the key to some of yoga’s most amazing poses. Also, when your hips are open, you’ll be much more mobile both above and below them. This hip sequence focuses on the outer hips but also stretches the hip flexors, quadriceps, and inner groins for a well-rounded practice. I recommend holding the poses longer than […]