All posts tagged: nutrition

Stretch It Out 

I try to squeeze in a heavy weight-lifting workout daily, alternating different muscle groups between the upper and lower body during each gym session. It’s easy to forget to incorporate stretching into your workout when you have limited time, but this year I am challenging myself to make more of an effort to make this a part of my weekly routine. Whether it’s taking a yoga class or pulling up a program on YouTube, stretching is essential for preventing injury, keeping your muscles flexible, extending your range of motion and even increasing the nutrients to your muscles.How many of you sit at a computer all day? Researchers at the Harvard Medical School found that extended sitting is detrimental to your health, so much so that many people have switched to a standing desk to protect their posture by stretching out their body throughout the day. Stretching maintains better alignment for the spine and prevents aches and pains, which lead to a hunched posture. Plus, the tighter you are, the more likely your muscles are to …

Benefits Of Turmeric

I cook with this bright yellow spice as much as possible. Throw it in your omelettes, on top of your fish, or in your stir frys to reap the many benefits of this spice for your health.  The top six reasons why you should add turmeric to your diet are below:  1. Cancer preventative 2. Immune booster  3. Anti inflammatory  4. Improves digestion 5. Helps clear skin conditions 6. Lowers cholesterol + several other benefits.  Welcome to the world of turmeric. ? 

Core Crunch 

   Get your ab workout on just in time for summer…(but do year-round 3-4 times a week for optimal results!) 50 regular stationary sit ups 50 with legs up in the air, crossed at the ankles  50 with left knee crossed over right knee 50 with right knee crossed over left knee 150 bicycles (touch opposite elbow to opposite knee, and count each touch as “1”) 50 butterflies (legs bent on floor with bottoms of feet touching) 50 with your legs straight out on the floor, touching the ground 50 overhead lifts with lower body on the ground. #you’vegotthis👊🏻