Strawberries & Peaches Smoothie

I always have bags of frozen fruit in my freezer for easy access to make a quick smoothie. You don't  always have to have fresh fruit lying around. Frozen is just as good and still loaded with nutrients! Ingredients:handful of frozen strawberrieshandful of frozen peaches1/2 cup milk, almond milk, or soy milk1/4 cup orange juice1/2 cup water (more or less depending on how thick you want your smoothie) Blend all ingredients together in a blender.

Are You Working the Wrong Muscle? by Jane Birr-Life Coach

I had to laugh recently after reading a long paper on the many benefits of exercise. After pages and pages the conclusion was: “Exercise is beneficial only if a person engages in it.” What? We actually have to do the exercise? We can’t just read about it?How hilariously obvious! But is it? 

How To Fix Health Problems

 How To Fix Health Problems With Food Can't sleep? Got the PMS blues? Before you open your medicine cabinet, step into your kitchen. "Real, whole, fresh food is the most powerful drug on the planet,". "It regulates every biological function of your body." In fact, recent research suggests not only what to eat but when to eat it for maximum benefit. Check out the latest smart food fixes.  

What Happens When You Stand For Something...Like Your Health?

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 Men's Health came up with a list( yeah that is their thing because men have a short attention span) with foods that make you happy, healthy and help you live longer. Thought I would share. Introduce these to your pantry ASAP.

Value of Sleep

I am sharing an article written by Martin Rooney, a licensed Physical Therapist, Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist and Personal Trainer, on the value of getting effective sleep.  The article is available at:

Spinach Smoothie

Ingredients:2 cups spinach1/2 cup water1/2 cup strawberries1/2 banana1/4 cup orange juice Mix together in blender and serve!

Are We Getting Healthier As A Nation?

 I recently read a brief article composed by the Center for Disease Control and Prevention regarding the health status of our nation. Question: Are we getting healthier as a nation?Answer: NO!

Give Mom the Gift of Good Health

Check out my article, originally posted on Career Girl

Yoga and Bench Press

Check out this recent post on CrossFit Chicago's daily blog:
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