2 tablespoons olive oil 1 tablespoon balsamic vinegar 1/4 teaspoon salt 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground pepper 1 heart romaine lettuce, torn or cut into bite-sized pieces (3 cups lightly packed) 1 8-ounce container of strawberries, hulled and sliced 3 ounces part-skim mozzarella cheese, diced (about 3/4 cup) 1/4 cup fresh basil leaves, cut into ribbons […]
“Metabolism” is the name of the bodily system that converts food calories to energy needed to perform various tasks, like pumping oxygen to muscles during a long walk. Many variables contribute to your metabolism, including heredity, gender and age. But you can quicken yours; here’s how. Exercise more. When you walk, run, or lift weights, […]
Simple food choices go a long way when it comes to your heart’s health. Focusing on fresh foods full of heart-healthy fats and antioxidants can decrease your risk of developing heart disease and cut your chances of a heart attack. These 10 foods will help keep your ticker in top shape. Oatmeal Start your day […]
We all know it’s best to have a healthy snack after working out. Studies have shown that eating a small meal of protein and healthy carbs helps increase the benefits of your workout and speeds up the fat loss process. So what’s your favorite post workout meal?
I was talking with a training client today and we got into an interesting conversation about his favorite exercise. It was kind of neat learning about his preferences, likes and dislikes. So I wanted to open this up a bit and ask you… what’s your favorite exercise and why?