Weekly Fitness Blog

Dining out without pigging out

Posted by on Apr 10, 2013

Most people think that going out to eat will automatically sabotage their diet. Wrong! Even though you don’t know exactly what is going into the meal you can use your healthy...

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Exercise Tutorials

Squatting safely

Posted by on Dec 22, 2013

Squats are an absolutely fantastic exercise for building strength, gaining muscle and losing weight. Regardless of your goals squats can help you get there. However, if you do them...

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Healthy Recipes

Banana Bread

Posted by on Jun 13, 2014

  This Banana bread is diary free, sugar free, wheat free and gluten free but not taste free. It is absolutely delicious! It is not overly sweet so it is great for breakfast, a...

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Fitness Fun

Crank up your cardio!

Posted by on Nov 10, 2012

Many people associate cardio exercise with long boring workouts on a stationary piece of cardio equipment. Not only can this lead to the body hitting a plateau but it can also lead...

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Recent Posts

Make your workout count!

Why you may not be getting the results your looking for, even if you are putting in the time at the gym.   What you could be doing wrong when lifting weights: 1. Taking too long of breaks between sets. Time your breaks. Rule of thumb, 30-90 second rest between sets. Depending on how heavy you are lifting will determine if you need more or less time. Every...

Foodies Unite!

If you are a food lover like myself you know that it is pretty easy, and fun to create scrumptious and satiating healthy meals. If you are not a foodie, or a cook, or a believer that healthy can also be devilishly delicious than here are some tips for jazzing up some mundane health foods. Also, for this week’s blog I am asking you to share with us your...

Mediterranean Omelet

Serves 1 Ingredients:  1 egg 2 whites 1-2 Tablespoons goat cheese 1 teaspoon pesto 1/4 cup chopped zucchini 2 Tablespoons sun-dried tomatoes 1/4 cup sliced cherry tomatoes Pinch sea salt Spray a saute pan and add  zucchini. In a separate bowl beat eggs, a pinch of sea salt and a tablespoon of water. The water will make the eggs more fluffy. Water actually...

No more excuses!

Have your past few new years resolutions been to lose weight, eat healthy or start exercising? Did this years resolution already fall into the same dark depths as all the others? Well if that’s the case, make a list right now of what keeps you from achieving your goal each and every year, and then write a rebuttal! Here is a mock list of the most common...

Strawberry fields salad

This is a lovely summer salad however you’ll want to eat it year round. This is a salad my mom and I created together and used to have for lunch. It’s so good that you’ll find yourself making it multiple times per week! Serves 2 Ingredients: 1 cup quartered strawberries Half an avocado cubed 1/4 cup chopped walnuts or pecans 2 oz goat cheese...

Peanut Butter Banana Pops!

I love frozen desserts anytime of the year! And if it’s healthy I love it even more! This recipe is absolutely fantastic and is going to be something I make in bulk and store in my freezer. They are great to have and are so much more healthy that the low fat but high sugar fruit pops that are  available in the supermarkets. I really urge you to give these...

Where to start

When most people begin exercising they don’t really know where to begin. Many people aren’t sure about how to lift weights and are intimidated by the lifting section of the gym. Even when it comes to cardio exercise most gym users don’t know how to workout in order to achieve maximum results. Here are some tips for those of you who are new to exercise and...

Buckwheat banana apple bread

This bread is lovely for either breakfast or a snack. I like it best with butter. Toasted or un-toasted it’s delicious! If you don’t like buckwheat you can substitute a different type of flour. Ingredients 2 bananas 1 cup unsweetened applesauce 1 3/4 cup buckwheat flour 1tsp baking soda 1tsp salt 1 large apple Mash bananas in a bowl with a fork....