I've been experimenting with new protein drink/smoothie recipes lately. My teens are lifting weights and doing more serious strength training so they are into protein drinks/smoothies now. They're often asking what they should put into their smoothie so I've been looking up new recipes that would . . .
From Thanksgiving through New Years I indulged in a lot of everything. I've been feeling tired and sluggish -- a common effect of having too much sugar in my diet. I'm ready to reset back into a healthy eating lifestyle. Last year at this time I began following a whole food nutrition program called . . .
No time like the present to set good intentions for living a healthy lifestyle. I've recommitted myself to establishing better habits as well. These are my favorite products that are on repeat on my shopping list and the tools that I rely on to help me through my workout and recovery. Water . . .
It's March and at our house that means it's spring tournament time. Our first spring soccer tournament is in the books and we're heading into another weekend of baseball and soccer tournaments. This is just the tip of the iceberg for us. After a quiet winter we'll be going strong from now until . . .
Busy moms know the importance of maximizing every minute that their kids are in school or with a babysitter. A lot of times we are fitting in a workout, a trip to the grocery store (alone, for goodness sake), and possibly a little me time having lunch with a girlfriend. Squeezing in a workout and a . . .
A girlfriend with kids younger than mine asked how I was able to fit in exercise when my kids were preschool age and younger. I could sense her desperation. She wanted to shed a few extra pounds and get toned but was finding it difficult to fit in any kind of workout with young kids in . . .