Lift weights and lose weight

“I’m afraid I’m going to get big and bulky,” says almost every female I talk to about weight training. This ridiculous myth has steered women away from dumbbells for decades and in the direction of treadmills, elliptical machines, spin bikes and zumba classes. Not that there is anything wrong with cardio exercise. In-fact, cardio exercise is extremely...

Flow with proper form

In yoga, the sun salutation or vinyasa flow, often makes up the bulk of the class. This ‘flow’ sequence is often what transitions you from one posture to the next. The flow sequence is also responsible for increasing the heart rate and making the class more of a cardiovascular workout. It is very important to do this sequence with proper form. If...

Healthy oatmeal raisin cookies

Preheat Oven to 350°F or 180°C. Ingredients 1/2 cup applesauce (sweetened or unsweetened) 1/4 cup natural almond butter 3/4 cup rolled oats 1/4 cup raisins or sultanas 1/4tsp pure vanilla extract 1/2 tsp cinnamon (optional) Just a pinch or light sprinkle of sea salt In a bowl, combine the applesauce and the almond butter. Then add all of the other ingredients....

Ooo I want a hula-hoop!

Traditional workouts are not for everyone. Many people find cardio equipment and weight training boring. Many of us need a bit more to stay mentally engaged. If you are one of these people try hula hooping your way to flat abs! I know right? Where has this idea been? There are even weighted hula-hoops that you can purchase so that you get even more physical...

Getting Started

Everybody wants to feel comfortable in his or her own skin. And today, body image is something everyone worries far too much about. So being we are all going to continue obsessing over how we look in the mirror we may as well be happy and proud with what we see. If you’re thinking, “Well how exactly do I do that?” you have come to the right place. As a...