Archive | June, 2011

Road Trip Snacks In Good Health

Posted on 27. Jun, 2011 in Food

When traveling this summer, be sure to bring/buy snacks that fuel your body and allow you to stay focused. And ignore that double double greasy burger with shake for only $1. (more…)

Weekly Tips for June 27, 2011

Posted on 27. Jun, 2011 in Uncategorized

Are your kiddos doing lots of camps this summer or just hanging at home?  Surf camp starts tomorrow for one kid and the other is just hanging all summer. It is kind of fun.  We shall see come the end of  July.  Fireworks are coming for Independence Day — aka July 4. Best bets are county fairs, smaller cities, Seaworld, Legoland, Disney anything, and military museums.  Here is a website that will give you local displays based upon your zip code.

How are you doing on your lunge/plank challenge. Check our FB page for updates.

Here are your tips for this week.

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June 21 CHALLENGE — Lunge with Planks

Posted on 20. Jun, 2011 in Exercises

EXERCISE:

How did you do on the push-up challege a few weeks ago? Still trying to keep up? How about a LUNGE CHALLENGE with a little bit of core?

So, this is how it works:

1. The first segment of the challenge is lunges. EVERY DAY LUNGE for 2 MINUTES ..for 7 days. You time yourself to see how many of the daily move you can bust out, then keep your score. It can be stationary, walking, side, you name it.

2. The second part is easy. You drop and hit the plank position, til failure. I don’t care if you do it on forearms or arms fully extended. The key here is keep your core tight, back straight as an arrow and hold it UNTIL FAILURE! Note your time and track it.

3. This is for 7 (SEVEN) days…one week. You are going to get a little diversity with the lunges, but some stability at the same time with the planks not changing. After the 7 days are up, we are going to do a REPEAT performance of the entire thing. You should see some improvement in the second half of the challenge. Keep track and email your results at the end of the challenge. There will be a raffle after July 10. See if you are the winner!

So it is pretty straight forward. If you have any questions AT ALL, feel free to ask away!

Start Date: June 21st

End Date: July 5th

Weekly Tips for June 20, 2011

Posted on 20. Jun, 2011 in Uncategorized

Summertime, Summertime, SUUUMMMMEEERRTTIIMMEE! How is it going for you? Are you getting your workouts in with the kiddos home? Going to the gym at the crack of dawn? Or making the kids workout with you at home? (more…)

Nacho Pizza Bread – YUMMY!

Posted on 20. Jun, 2011 in Food

Rachel Ray has again come up with a fabulous, 30 minute, kid loved recipe.  Try this for dinner and see the smiles! (more…)

10 Ways to be Greener – without too much effort.

Posted on 16. Jun, 2011 in Uncategorized

1. Quiz: take a test “How Green Am I?” at practicallygreen.com. It will give you an idea if you are ‘sort of green’ or ‘wickedly green’. (more…)

Tuna Waldorf Salad

Posted on 13. Jun, 2011 in Food

Ingredients (more…)

5 Ways to Prep Feet for Summer

Posted on 13. Jun, 2011 in Uncategorized

STEP 1 — SLOUGH SKIN

Once a week, remove calluses from damp feet with a pumice stone.  (more…)

Worst Food for that Beach Body

Posted on 13. Jun, 2011 in Uncategorized

Isn’t it ironic that people who are healthy most of the time, exercise and are super conscious of food throw all of that out the window when they are at the beach.  Last time at the beach we saw a very fit man, reading Men’s Health, drinking regular Coke and a eating a Costco size bag of Doritos. What happened here? Is there a special “zone” that you can eat whatever you want at the beach and nothing happens? I completely understand indulging when the cravings are there.  Wait….oh, I thought I heard Baskin Robbins calling.  (more…)

Summertime Fun Ideas for Families

Posted on 05. Jun, 2011 in For Kids

Here are some ideas for fun day trips, adventures and things to venture out with the kids this summer. They have a Southern California spin, but use them to indulge your own adventures in your area. (more…)