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[12 Dec 2012 | No Comment | ]

(Always remember to warm up for a few minutes before you start, and don’t forget the cool down at the end.)
• Cycle or run at high intensity for one minute. Follow this with three minutes of lighter cycling or running. Repeat this cycle ten times for a 40-minute workout.
• If you are walking outside, walk as fast as you can for one block, then an easier pace for two blocks.
• If you are on the elliptical machine, increase your speed and/or incline for the first minute of a song, and slow down on …

Recipes, Uncategorized »

[12 Dec 2012 | No Comment | ]

butter flavored cooking spray
2/3 c fat free vanilla yogurt
1 box No Pudge brownie mix (find at Trader Joe’s or natural food section of store)
1 cup fat-free frozen whipped topping, defrosted
2 tbsp finely crushed peppermint candy canes
1 tbsp chocolate syrup
Pre-heat oven to 350degrees. Mist a 10 1/2″ tart pan with spray. In a medium bowl, stir the yogurt into the brownie mix until well combined. Pour the mixture into the prepared pan and spread it with spatula so it evenly covers the bottom of the pan. Bake for 17-19min, or until …

Recipes »

[12 Dec 2012 | No Comment | ]

INGREDIENTS
1   large leek, white part only, halved lengthwise and thoroughly washed
1 pound  sugar snap peas, trimmed
2 teaspoons  extra-virgin olive oil
1/2 teaspoon  salt
1 cup  cherry tomatoes, halved
1 teaspoon  dried oregano
DIRECTIONS
1. Preheat oven to 425 degrees F.
2. Cut leek halves into 2-inch lengths and then very thinly slice each piece lengthwise, yielding 2-inch-long strips. Toss the leek strips, peas, oil and salt in a medium bowl. Spread evenly on a baking sheet.
3. Roast for 15 minutes. Stir in tomatoes. Return to the oven and roast until the vegetables begin to brown, about …

Healthy Holidays »

[12 Dec 2012 | No Comment | ]

The holiday season is upon us. It’s a great time of year for family, tradition and making memories. It’s also a time that can be very busy, demanding and very stressful. So right when we need to stay our healthiest it is more challenging to keep up our healthy habits of exercise, sleep and healthy eating.  So what can we do to help stay healthier, happier and enjoy the season more?
Interestingly having an attitude of gratitude is a very effective tool for accomplishing exactly that.  Dr. Robert Emmons, professor of …

Exercise »

[23 Oct 2012 | No Comment | ]

Seated Curl Extension Machine
Exercise: Bicep Barbell Preacher Curl
Instructions:
1. Adjust the machine so the seat is comfortable and you can reach the bar easily. Set the weight to accommodate your current fitness level. Start light and gradually increase the resistance as you grow stronger.
2. Reach down and grasp the handle bar with an underhand grip, palms facing up. Press the back of your arms firmly against the arm pad and extend your elbows without locking them.
3. Tighten your abdominal muscles and straighten your back. Slowly lift the bar up towards …