Posts made in February, 2012

It’s Sunday! Time to meal plan for the week! What’s on your menu?

Posted by on Feb 19, 2012 in Mission: Get Healthy, News | 1 comment

It’s Sunday!  Time to meal plan for the week!  What’s on your menu?
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Take time to plan your dinners every Sunday! It will help you stay organized and on track with your weight loss and wellness goals. – Need some some ideas? This is on my menu this week!….   1. Vegan Cheddar Broccoli and Shelled Pasta 2. Greek Salad and baked Sweet potato fries 3. Vegan Bean Taquitos and fresh guacamole 4.  Vegan Pesto Pizza   mmm.. I can not wait!!  Off to the grocery store I go! have a great week!     Would you like the recipes? Let me know!   –

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Treadmill Lovin’ : Great interval workout for the treadmill haters at heart.

Posted by on Feb 19, 2012 in News | 0 comments

Treadmill Lovin’ : Great interval workout for the treadmill haters at heart.
p>I get so bored on the treadmill. About 5 minutes in, I begin coming with all sorts of reason to cut my treadmill time short. For those days I am feeling a bit ADD or bored, I do this Interval Workout to keep me going and get that sweat session in!   (these are speeds that I am comfortable with, choose speeds you are comfortable with but keep it challenging!) This is a quick interval treadmill workout what gets your heartrate up with 3 different intervals.  It should only take about 25 minutes!   Warm Up: 2min @ 4.0 walk Jog @ 5.5-5.8  2min Jog @ 6.0  1min Jog @ 6.5    30 sec Run @ 7.0   15 seconds Recover   @4.0 for 2 min Repeat, go to 2-3% incline Jog...

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Review: FitBit wireless pedometer (even tracks sleep patterns…)

Posted by on Feb 4, 2012 in News | 0 comments

Review: FitBit wireless pedometer (even tracks sleep patterns…)
p>As I help companies create wellness programs, I am always posed with a strange question when creating corporate walking challenges…. “What pedometers should we get?” Well.. up till now I had no real opinion. Now all I recommend is the FitBit. Let me tell you why it is so great! (this is not an endorsed ad!) Their website explains the product best: “Fitbit makes every step you take a step toward better fitness, even on your busiest days. Fitbit Ultra’s super sensitive 3-D motion sensor tracks your day down to details a pedometer can’t catch, showing your exact steps taken, calories burned, and distance traveled. The new altimeter tracks...

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Wearing Red today is bogus…it isn’t doing a DARN thing about helping you lower your risk of heart disease…. but this can..

Posted by on Feb 3, 2012 in Mission: Get Healthy, News | 0 comments

Wearing Red today is bogus…it isn’t doing a DARN thing about helping you lower your risk of heart disease…. but this can..
p>Wearing Red today is bogus…it isn’t doing a DARN thing about helping you lower your risk of heart disease…. but this can.. I understand what the American Heart Association is trying to do to create awareness and platform to talk about heart disease.  Props to them.  Maybe they get some more $$ for research, and maybe some women .. (and men) learn a bit more about signs & symptoms… However, just wearing a red pin and Red Clothes is not going to prevent you from dieing from this preventable disease.  Unless you take action. What will?  Well, let me tell you…. Early Detection (screenings, knowing your numbers like BP, Cholesterol,...

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