Looking for a quick and tasty breakfast but tired of the same old scrambled eggs and bacon? Here is a great idea that you can make from virtually anything–leftovers are ideal!
Looking for a healthy alternative to muffins for a friend of mine with some health issues, I threw together some carrot, ginger and apple. The result was a moist, tender, delicious muffin…
The Holidays are over and it’s time to get back on track with your diet and fitness. First order of the day is to get the junk out of your system. A Detox diet will give you immediate results…
It’s Thanksgiving, and all the tempting treats are making their appearance. Don’t let that healthy resolve disintegrate into a pile of extra pounds. Here’s a healthy, delicious way to partake…
The yellow color in curry, and mustard, too, comes from a spice called Turmeric, and it has some amazing health benefits.
In true inspiration borne of necessity, I looked in my (pretty empty) fridge for something I could rustle up for lunch. I had a few nice stalks of Swiss Chard, a part of a red onion, some garlic, and a couple eggs…
Here is my latest attempt at homemade energy bars. I don’t like the ‘store-bought’ varieties, and the “Go Raw” bars I do buy are pretty expensive, so I made my own version, and they turned out great!
Keeping cool in the heat of the triple digit summer temperatures and high humidity is pretty darn difficult. The key thing that helps our bodies adjust and adapt to physical activity in high heat is sweating. And for athletes…
I just wanted to share this really inspirational message with you. It’s awe-inspiring. If you have ever had obstacles to overcome and thought them too big, just check this out. It’s a great example of what you can do if you really, really want to. All it takes is the right mindset. YOU can do it. Go forward, one step at a time.
Drinking lots of water is supposed to be healthy right? Well based on the massive growth of the bottled water industry worldwide, it certainly seems so. Don’tt be fooled by those crystal clear streams and waterfalls on the label…
A Superfood That Improves Athletic Performance and Recovery, Burns Fat, and Helps Your Love Life Too!
I tend to think of most superfoods as being dark green, bright red, orange or yellow, but this particular superfood is actually comes in a dull white, tan or brown color. Mushrooms deserve “Superfood” status for lots of reasons—many scientists are just in the beginning stages of discovering some of the many amazing [...]
Saturated fats can actually keep you lean and healthy. I am a strong believer of including a variety of healthy oils and fats into your diet. I know some people are still really afraid of fat, especially saturated fat, but trust me, healthy fats can truly be good for you and actually help you burn [...]
Ahh yes, it’s ragweed and hay fever season again. Every year, it hits me a ton of bricks. I wake up one morning and find I’m in a sleepy fog, my energy is gone, and my head is full, my eyes are irritated and itchy, and I’m sneezing and wheezing. This spring and early [...]
It’s really hot outside! And for us, here in the Midwest, those high temperatures come with lots of humidity too. Humidity is not your friend. For those of us who continue to exercise and exert ourselves through the heat wave, keeping a few important things in mind will go a long way to preventing [...]
It may come as a surprise, but testosterone is a hormone that is necessary for both men and women. Optimal levels of testosterone not only affect (men’s and women’s) libido, but also muscle strength, muscle recovery, lean muscle to body fat ratio, good mood and feelings of well-being, bone density, energy levels, and overall aging. [...]
It’s hard to read sports news anymore without hearing about someone getting caught for illegal use of performance enhancing drugs. Even though most of us are not competing with such high stakes, virtually everyone is looking to enhance their athletic performance and there are ways to do that without cheating and resorting to illicit medications. [...]
Do you have any of the following health issues? ADD/ADHD Anxiety and panic attacks Asthma Blood clots Constipation Cystitis Depression Diabetes, High Blood Sugar or Metabolic Syndrome Facial ticks Fatigue Heart Palpitations, or Arrythmias Hypertension Hypoglycemia Insomnia or Restless Sleeping Gallstones or Kidney Stones Kidney Disease Leg Cramps Muscle Spasms or Twitching Liver Disease [...]
Trying to follow a Paleo diet? Going gluten free or grain free? Have food allergies? What is there to eat for a healthy snack? Generally a quick snack can be a piece of fruit and a handful of raw nuts, but sometimes you’re on the go and you want something tasty and filling, but not [...]
Have you heard the new diet trend? It’s the ‘Paleo’ diet, primal diet or the caveman diet. I guess it’s not exactly what I would call new and trendy, since it is based on the diet that our ancient ancestors ate. ‘The Paleo Diet’ is actually a term that author Loren Cordain, PhD coined [...]
Have you seen Chia seeds in the stores? No, I’m not talking about those funny little terra cotta animals that you smeared with little seeds until they sprouted green “hair”. Chia pets do get their sprouts from Chia seeds. But what do you know about Chia seeds? Chia seeds are actually an amazing food. Chia [...]
Injuries, both minor and major, are one of the hardest and most frustrating thing an athlete has to deal with. Injuries usually seem like they occur just as you are beginning to ramp up your training for big events. And now that the weather is warming up, amateur and professional athletes are starting to pick [...]