MARATHON RECOVERY FOR STRENGTH

#FitnessFriday

MARATHON RECOVERY TIPS To optimize your marathon performance and to prepare for your next race, active and deliberate recovery are critical. With attention to the following points, you will be less sore and will become stronger for your next run. I take my recovery very seriously, so that the next race is set for success. … Read More

READING, WRITING, AND COOKING

#WednesdaysWeCook

READING, WRITING, and COOKING Cooking with your child is as essential as teaching him to read or to be fiscally smart. Yet rarely does a parent say, “I really need to start teaching my 8 year old son how to cook?!?!?!” …Not many!  Think about it this way, when you spend time with your children in at … Read More

LOOKING FOR KELLY SLATER!

#ThirstyThursday

Surfers, Juice, and Selfies Today, I met George Greenough. It was a good day. It might have been even better had Kelly Slater been there too! If you’re a surfer, you are already thinking I got autographs and selfies. And I did get a selfie…kind of, only these two world famous surfers weren’t there! Instead, … Read More

MOOSE MUNCH ANYONE?

#WednesdaysWeCook, Dessert Recipes, Recipes

Have you noticed that popcorn is literally exploding everywhere? The shelves at grocers are stocked with myriad offerings, and the fall holidays are a catalyst as well. From Moose Munch to fall popcorn balls, which are heavily laden with fats, candy, and chocolate drizzles, we all seem to want our popcorn! I would offer this as an … Read More

TRANSFORM YOUR GROCERY CART!

#TransformationTuesday

“Let Food Be Thy Medicine and Medicine Be Thy Food!” ~ Hippocrates How many times have you reached for a granola bar, feeling that it’s “healthy,” but not really? Go with your gut, because it probably isn’t healthy, and that granola bar is likely adding to your gut…plus some! Case in point, the FDA recently wrote KIND … Read More

HEAD TO STARBUCKS- REALLY!

#ThirstyThursday

MY LATEST CRAZE! Tired of drinking water ? Invited to meet friends for coffee? Thirsty and craving a “pick me up?” GO TO STARBUCKS! That’s right…you heard me correctly, that coffee shop on nearly every corner and well mapped out to orchestrate your errands! Don’t pretend you are unfamiliar with this routine! My newest find this week is Evolution … Read More

MOVE OUT OF YOUR FRIDGE!

#TransformationTuesday

TRANSFORM YOUR FRIDGE, TRANSFORM YOUR LIFE! I was asked twice already this morning, once at the gym and another at the Health Food Store, “What do you eat everyday to stay lean?”…My first response was to rattle my shaker bottle, because I drink at least one Green protein shake daily. The second response, “My fridge … Read More

JUST TRY!

#MotivationalMonday

TRI-TIPS FOR FITNESS Keep Moving Set a Goal and GO PUBLIC Grab a Buddy Try, try, try…We try to stay in shape, to keep in top condition and to maintain feeling great. Most are on the never-ending endeavor to find the “wholly grail” of fitness… the perfect answer to address all needs. There’s no “suits all” … Read More

NO EXCUSES!

#FitnessFriday

YOU SAY THERE’S NO TIME FOR FITNESS? Between Halloween parties, errands, and training others, it’s challenging to fit in a workout for me! Look to the car, my friends! There’s really no reason to dismiss fitness from your schedule, yet I hear this all the time,… “I don’t have time to exercise!” Nonsense, I say! … Read More

CHERRY SPRITZER

#ThirstyThursday

Training, work, and kids…Oh MY! Admittedly, I don’t get as much sleep as I should. As a mother, myriad responsibilities fill my mind, and little sleep is the theme of this chapter in my life. So when I DO sleep, it has to be quality, deep sleep. Look no further than Purium’s Apothe Cherry! This … Read More