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Happy Thanksgiving!

Happy Thanksgiving!  If you've listened to or read any holiday news, you know the average American can easily eat over 4,000 calories during a Thanksgiving meal.

HAPPY FIT HOLIDAYS!

I can't hardly believe it, but it's that time already!  The dreaded time of the year we start thinking about that New Years Resolution that we didn't keep last year, but darn it, THIS IS THE YEAR!  Right after all the yummy sweet goodies of the holiday season... 10 more pounds later!  EECK!  I've been there and at times, find myself right back there!  Lets beat the rush this season!  Lets make this December the fittest EVER!  Commit to small goals for yourself...

Surviving the Thanksgiving Meal

Surviving the Thanksgiving Meal 

Give the Gift of Wellness

 Show your loved ones (and youself) how much you love them with a gift certficate from Ricardo's Massage and Bodywork.  For a limited time (until January 1, 2014), take advantage of the following super special:* 3 one-hour massages for $150.* 25 one-hour massages for $1,000 

Chicken & Sweet Potato "Stuffing"

Thanks to a recent recipe post from a friend I decided to take some of the ingredients she used and create something new! Ingredients:1lb chicken breasts2 medium sweet potatoes, peeled and cubed1 medium apple, diced1/2 cup diced onions1/2 cup diced celery1/2 cup diced carrots1/2 cup mushrooms1 McCormick Packet--Brown Sugar Bourbon Directions:1. Place all ingredients into crockpot.2. Cook on low for 6-8 hours or until chicken pulls apart easily. 

When Exactly Are You Too Old to Start Exercising?

Studies show that even if you are in your 60's, you can reap the benefits of starting an exercise program. Your sixty's! It sounds like a very easy way to stave off major health problems and dementia. Here is a link to an article on the study which also states that those who took up exercise in their 60's were also less likely to struggle with daily activities like washing and dressing. Article.

True Power: The Gratitude Attitude

As we may be tempted to participate frantically in holiday preparations for the remainder of this day and most of tomorrow, I'd like to issue an invitation into a new way of celebrating, offering freedom, a lasting sense of renewal/rejuvenation, and the possibility of blessing others...

Bacon Lover's Must Read

Yes, I read this entire article and it provides much more details than the average reader may care to consume.  Being in the health industry, I feel it is my duty and responsibility to share and promote proper nutrition and exercise.

Happy Holidays; Using Stress to Our Advantage. The Biology of Courage.

As the holidays approach, stress levels soar; it is a key time to harness the power of positive attitudes towards stress and actually use it to our advantage!.  After all, it is our attitude towards stress which determines how it affects our health.

Stress and the Holidays

Stress and the Holidays  Spending time with family, shoppi
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