Do You Train or Work Out?

Training is following a program with an end goal in mind. Working out is when you go to the gym with no routine or specific goal. Training gets results while working out helps you break a sweat. Is anything wrong with just working out? No. But if you have a specific goal in mind and…

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Get Ahead Gingerbread

This yummy treat is the perfect way to recover from a workout. The Greek yogurt contains the protein needed to repair and rebuild your muscles and the bananas replace the carbs and potassium you expended during your workout. The molasses is an excellent source of iron that aids in delivering oxygen to the muscles.  Give…

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Balls to the Wall

Balls to the Wall WORKOUT 1 minute ball toss on wall 20 ball swings between legs 20 walking lunges holding ball overhead 20 crunches
 w/ ball 10 pushups on ball 20 laying leg raises with ball between knees 30 second soccer taps on Ball. Rest 2 minutes, repeat 2 times   Check out Head2Toe Fitness…

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Scrumptious Spaghetti Squash

Healthy doesn’t have to equal hours in the kitchen. Give this quick recipe a try and see how easy it is to incorporate healthy recipes into your daily routine! THE ESTIMATED TIME TO MAKE THIS RECIPE IS 15-20 MINUTES. Prepare spaghetti squash by microwaving for 5-10 minutes, or until soft, (be sure to pierce with a…

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Red Means GO!

“A BARRIER is not to be perceived as a RED LIGHT to the way things are, but rather a GREEN LIGHT as to the way things can be.” – Todd Durkin. We have to stop looking at everything as a negative. Find the positive in things that may not be going your way. There might…

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Perfection… or What’s Possible?

Just like trying to find the perfect mate who meets a list of criteria, reaching a specific weight is a pretty big and often unattainable goal. Giving yourself a range may be a more successful approach for you. Instead of fixating on a particular number, you might say that losing 5-10 pounds is your goal.…

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Spinach & Avocado Smoothie

Popeye knew something we’re all just catching onto: Spinach is an amazing super food! It contains a ton of nutrients for our body and has a vast number of benefits. Check these out to name a few: Improving blood glucose control in diabetics Lowering the risk of cancer Lowering blood pressure Improving bone health Lowering the…

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Full Body Dumbbell Workout

There are lots of benefits to dumbbell workouts… Here are 5 that you should keep in mind while trying this workout: Dumbbells can provide the two types of overload that lead to muscle growth: mechanic and metabolic. Dumbbell exercises can create both inter- and intramuscular coordination, leading to greater levels of muscle activation. Dumbbells can…

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Teriyaki Chicken Lettuce Wraps

I’m on a mission to deliver tasty recipes that are also nutritious. Replacing a burrito shell or rice with lettuce wraps is a great way to keep the calories down and get healthy carbs.  Give this a try and let me know what you think! THE ESTIMATED TIME TO MAKE THIS RECIPE IS 25-30 MINUTES. Heat…

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Faith Without Works

Planning, planning and more planning. All the planning in the world will not get you results until you take action, action, and more action. Faith is dead without works. You can hope and wish for something as much as you want, but until you get off of your butt and take action to attain it.…

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