Monthly Archives: August 2011

To Stretch or Not to Stretch

I couldn’t help but smirk a little after reading this article that my husband brought home from work. His company circulates health/fitness related articles around the office several times a week and while I’m all for educating and motivating people to move, it would be nice to see more pieces that are backed by qualified research. I … Continue reading »

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Octane booster

Packed with lots of nutrients this shake really gets me going! 1/2 banana 5-6 ice cubes 8 ounces of almond milk 1 T. each of wheat germ and ground flax seed (not pictured) 1/4 c. mixed fruit and nuts (I buy at Costco) 1 scoop of Body Strong 100% whey protein Here’s a great source … Continue reading »

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W.O.W. 2

Happy Monday all! As promised, here’s your workout of the week. Perform 10 rep, 9 rep, 8,7,6,5,4,3,2,1 of the following exercises in as little time as possible (post your time in the comments): -Pull ups -Star jumps GET IT!!!

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Family Fun

Just taking a moment to appreciate the fact that the girls watching us enjoy exercise is rubbing off.  Actions do speak louder than words!

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I’ve had several requests for simple workouts that can be done almost anywhere with minimal to no equipment. Here’s the Workout of the Week (W.O.W.) As always, please provide feedback and ask questions!

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O.M.B. (Orchestrated Maneuvers at Breakfast)

Do you remember that alternative pop group OMD from the early ’80s (Orchestral Maneuvers in the Dark).  This morning’s prep of coffee, breakfast, and packed lunch for Ben made me think of them as we deftly prepared all three lickety split in our kitchen this morning. At 7:15 am I was sitting outside on the … Continue reading »

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