Paleo What?

A friend of mine asked me about the Paleo diet or the caveman diet as it is also being called.  The components of the diet seem pretty simple.  Eat foods that would have been available to a caveman.  The idea behind the diet is great because basically what it’s telling you to do is not eat processed foods.  The funny …

Yoga Staycation Retreat

This weekend I had a yoga retreat from the comfort of my own home.  After my vacation I was a little behind in my 30 day yoga challenge.  I had preloaded classes before I left doing 1 triple class and a couple doubles, but I was still 4 days behind going into Friday.  I figured I can either give up right now …

Power breakfast

Just finished morning cardio so I ran home for a power breakfast.   I’m doing a 30 day Yoga challenge and am behind because of vacation so I plan to hit 3 classes today.  I need to make sure I have some energy! 3 eggs Chicken apple sausage Red pepper Onion Sun dried tomato Jalepeno 1/2 Avocado 516 calories 27.5g pro …

Slow cooking!

Chicken with Eggplant, carrots, Jalepenos, and onions. Perfect slow cooked dinner after a long day and hot yoga! Did you know The Journal of Nutrition published a study showing people who ate fatty foods with 2 tablespoons of spices such as garlic, pepper, paprika, rosemary and or cinnamon had 30% lower triglycerides than those who didn’t?–good thing I put in …

Set Personal Records!

Yesterday I set a personal record.  I walked 25,638 steps!  In addition to my exercise for the day, I also had an incredibly high NEAT!!! (Non-Exercise Activity Thermogenesis)—This is why I needed 2 of those awesome sandwiches yesterday!  How many steps did you walk yesterday?  How many hours did you sleep last night?  How efficient was that sleep?  Did you burn …

Fears

Fear of snakes, fear of heights, fear of death.  Who has a fear of food?—Wait did you just say food?  Yes food who is afraid of food.  If you were to ask me what my biggest fear is I would say snakes hands down, I hate snakes, the very sight of them will make me cringe, shiver, scream—you name it.  …

Mission Statement

“I’m not a runner.”  Maybe you feel this way.  If you have said this to me, I have probably expressed how this is my biggest pet peev in the people I train.  What is the definition of running?  Webster’s defines running as “to go quickly by moving the legs more rapidly than at a walk and in such a manner …

My Mission

My Mission “I’m not a runner.” Maybe you feel this way. If you have said this to me, I have probably expressed how this is my biggest pet peev in the people I train. What is the definition of running? Webster’s defines running as “to go quickly by moving the legs more rapidly than at a walk and in such …