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Did you know that heart disease is the leading cause of death for both men and women? 1 in 4 Americans die from heart disease each year. What if my cholesterol is normal? Routine cholesterol levels are commonly used to estimate the number of lipoprotein particles (bad cholesterol particles). Your routine
Wellness
To complete this exercise, follow these steps: Stand in a ready position with your knees bent and hips back. Keeping your chest facing straight ahead, rapidly jump slightly off the floor and rotate your hips to the right as you move your arms to the left. Land and immediately jump
Fitness
12 servings Ingredients A little olive oil (for cooking the mushrooms) 1 (10 oz) package fresh spinach (I use the baby ones) — about 284 grams 4 eggs (if the yolks are quite small I use 5 eggs) 1 cup shredded cheese of your choice (I use mozzarella or the
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January 16, 2019

Don’t Just Guess!

For many of us, including myself, the new year brings renewed focus to exercise more, eat a healthier diet and get more sleep. How do you know if all that hard work is paying off? Up until now, the bathroom scale has been a way to measure if all that
Wellness
Stand with your knees slightly bent, holding a dumbbell in one hand. Hinge forward at the waist and fully extend the opposite leg out to the rear, lowering the dumbbell towards your shin. Keep your back straight and do not allow your body to rotate. Contract your gluteus and hamstrings
Fitness
Inflammation has been a hot button topic in the health/wellness/fitness world lately, and I’ve had questions about it both professionally and personally. Inflammation to me is a broad term that can be both okay and problematic. I wanted to touch on when exercise caused inflammation is okay and is part
Fitness, Wellness
Serves 4 Ingredients: 1-lb boneless, skinless chicken breasts 2 tbsp taco seasoning 2 cloves garlic, minced 1 tbsp olive oil 8 leaves romaine lettuce, rinsed 1 avocado, diced 1 tomato, diced 1/4 cup onion, diced Cilantro Sauce Ingredients: 1/2 cup loosely packed cilantro 1/2 cup Greek yogurt 2 tbsp olive oil 1 jalapeno, optional 1 clove garlic, minced Juice of 1/2 lime Pinch of salt Instructions Add the chicken, garlic, olive oil, and spices in a large bowl or
Recipes
December 13, 2018

Are Sugar Substitutes OK?

Artificial sweeteners and other sugar substitutes are found in many foods and beverages marketed as “sugar-free” or “diet.” But what exactly are all these sweeteners and how do they affect your body? The truth is, zero-calorie sweeteners aren’t the best choice. They are processed, synthetic, and contain fillers. Additionally, they
Wellness
December 13, 2018

Medicine Ball Backward Throw

Stand in the power stance facing away from the wall with the ball held in front of you at waist height. Commence the movement by rotating to one side and releasing the ball with enough force to rebound back at the same height. Catch the ball on the rebound and
Fitness
December 13, 2018

Stuffed Bell Peppers

Nutrition per 1 pepper: 243 calories, 14 grams fat, 10 grams carbohydrate, 21 grams protein. Ingredients 6 medium bell peppers, washed and seeded 1 tablespoon olive oil 3 cloves garlic 1 pound ground beef 5 ounces diced tomatoes 2 teaspoons Italian seasoning 1/2 teaspoon sea salt 1/2 teaspoon onion powder
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