Tips

QUICK FIT TIP: LUNGES

FORM MATTERS Any type of lunge: walking lunge, static lunge, reverse lunge, front lunge, reverse lunge kicks… The most important thing to remember when performing any type of lunge is to keep your knee directly over your ankle to protect your precious knee joint. Your upper and lower leg should form a 90 degree angle. …

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Coffee with Benefits

I love good coffee. I love Starbucks. I have a coffee shop  set up at home including the Starbucks cups, expresso machine and frother, soy milks, sprinkles, straws, you name it. Believe it or not, but I’ve never had a frappuccino due to the high amount of sugar content. After reading the ingredients and the …

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Surprising Health Benefits of Chile Peppers and Red Fruit and Veggies

Capsaicin, the pungent alkaloid in jalapeños and other chile peppers that makes them hot, not only puckers the mouth and burns the tongue but also drives prostate cancer cells to kill themselves off, according to studies published in the March 15 issue of Cancer Research.

Gold Medal Fuel: 4 Ways to Add Power to Your Food

1. Add Nuts and Oats to your everyday foods Power Pancakes: Add a handful of trail mix, nuts, steel cut oats, dried fruit into your whole wheat pancake batter before you cook them. Top with protein packed Greek Yogurt, apple sauce, agave nectar, almond butter, fresh fruit or organic honey. “I make a couple dozen …

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