Energy bites are a convenient and efficient way to fuel up on the go, before a workout, or grab as a sweet snack on your way out of the house. Packed with fiber, healthy fats, and healthy carbs, these little bites provide long-lasting energy. As an added bonus, cinnamon promotes the regulation of blood sugar. Inspired by the snickerdoodle cookie, these energy bites will satisfy any dessert craving! Read More
Protein bars can be great for covering multiple bases: snack, treat, dessert, or mini-meal. Making your own protein bars is easy and economical, and you can really fine-tune protein, carbohydrate, and fat content depending on your nutritional goals. These Cake Batter protein bars are nutritionally well-rounded, don’t contain any “funky” ingredients, and really taste like dessert. Whether you wrap them up to take on-the-go or have them as a guilt-free dessert, you won’t be missing the store-bought version! Read More
Even in the cold months, FroYo always hits the spot. Dark chocolate and raspberries make a decadent combination, and Greek yogurt blended with cottage cheese keep calories low, protein high, and maintain a great rich texture. This healthy version of your favorite dessert will not have you missing late-night trips to the yogurt shop! Read More
TRX workouts can shake you to the core, literally. Suspension training makes you feel muscles you didn’t know existed. It’s effective because it forces you to use core muscles 100-percent of the time just to hold yourself steady. On top of that, each TRX movement digs deep into primary movers and a host of stabilizers. Read More
You’ve resolved to workout regularly in 2018. You can do it! The chances you’ll follow through can be boosted right now by learning how to incorporate recovery and self-care into your fitness landscape.Try implementing these 11 ways to recover: Read More
An elegant table and nutritious food have something in common- neither need to be fussy to be fantastic. The simpler the preparation, the better when it comes to dressing up vegetables in a way that garners attention and begs people to gobble them down (with class). Gotta have potatoes at your holiday table? No problem. But, there’s no need to mash them with mounds of butter. Instead, make a Roast Potatoes, Parsnips and Carrots side dish flavored with garlic and rosemary that will make heads turn. Read More
You know the power of an “apple a day.” Maybe you consciously incorporate salmon and other brain boosters into your diet and automatically reach for carrots when you think about your vision. Keep it up. You’ve learned well! But, it’s time to take an adventure and tap into…
One of the top reasons adults say they don’t work out is “lack of time.” Squash that excuse. Sure, a lack of time might be an obstacle if every single workout you do has to coincide with a marathon shower and shaving plan.
Traveling soon? With a resistance band and a suitcase of simple exercises you have the makings for a full body workout wherever you go. Resistance tubing provides a muscular challenge that most forms of strength training don’t provide. The tubing allows you to focus on both the concentric (shortening) and eccentric (lengthening) phase of muscular movement. This can render good results when it comes to developing functional strength and hitting maximum muscle fibers to enhance sculpting.
It’s a pumpkin spice frenzy this fall. From cough suppressants and lip balm to boxes of fettuccini, pumpkin spice is flavoring all kinds of foods and scenting a wide array of products. Who can resist? The mix of cinnamon, cloves, ginger, and nutmeg is warm and comforting when autumn’s chill sets in. There’s even a company that sells pumpkin spice detail spray for your car! You can try it all. But, chances are you’ll still come back to the place where it all started – a classic cup of Pumpkin Spice Latte.