Get Fit: At Work

Get Fit: At Work

One of the most common excuses for not getting in a good workout is, “I just don’t have time”. (Sound familiar?) The important thing to remember is that the essential basic need for us, as human beings, to workout is to get our bodies moving. Period. Despite the cultural perception Continue reading

Get Fit: Snowboarding

Get Fit: Snowboarding

Exercise is a key part of living a healthy life. Although important, a lot of people don’t like going to the gym or working out at home— I am one of those people. Another option for me to get exercise, especially during the winter months, is snowboarding! Growing up in Continue reading

Recipe: Classic Chicken Wraps

Recipe: Classic Chicken Wraps

Save Print Chicken Wraps Recipe type: Entree Serves: 2   Ingredients 1 tablespoon olive oil 2 skinless, boneless, chicken breasts 1 tomato, sliced 1 cup mixed greens (spinach, arugula, kale, etc) 1 yellow bell pepper, sliced 1 green bell pepper, sliced ½ purple onion, sliced 2 whole grain tortillas Blackened Seasoning* Simple Continue reading

Recipe: Kale Chips

Recipe: Kale Chips

Save Print Kale Chips Recipe type: Snack   Ingredients 1 bundle of kale Olive oil Desired seasonings Instructions Preheat oven to 375°F. Rinse and dry the kale leaves. Remove the stems and rip into large pieces. Toss with olive oil and any seasonings; spread on a baking sheet. Bake for 10 Continue reading

Get Fit: Intro to CrossFit

Get Fit: Intro to CrossFit

CrossFit is a workout that is taking the world by storm. CrossFit describes its strength and conditioning program as “constantly varied, high intensity, functional movement.” If I had to explain it, it would be a mix between plyometrics, calisthenics, olympic weight lifting and a bit of gymnastics. Sound intense? Well Continue reading

13 Food Trends for 2013

13 Food Trends for 2013

Warm weather is on it’s way, which means it’s almost time to start dusting off the “Summer Clothes” boxes! (Or are at least thinking about dusting them off.) That also means the thought of shorts, tank tops, sundresses…”the” bathing suit… is looming overhead. Revamp Your Resolution So, you swore to Continue reading

Get Fit: Zumba

Get Fit: Zumba

How would you like to “party” yourself into shape? That’s what I do in Zumba class! 14 million people of all shapes, sizes and ages agree, as this dance-aerobic hybrid has caught on in more than 150 countries. How Did It Start? Zumba started 1986 when founder, Perez, forgot his Continue reading