Weight Loss

Cauliflower Purple Corn Nachos

Cauliflower Purple Corn Nachos

Do you like roasted garlicky cauliflower? Me too! I made sure each purple corn Que Pasa chip got some and of course gooey organic cheese in reasonable amounts (you decide full or low fat, I’m still debating and use what is available at the store). And what summer nachos would be without festive Tex Mex […]

GREEN THING SMOOTHIE

GREEN THING SMOOTHIE

The Green Thing Smoothie is the most nutrient-dense, veggie-packed blended treat you can enjoy for snacks or meals, getting your veggies in without even trying! Be brave and customize it to make something all your own! Moving forward. I’ve gotten really into smoothie making. I just love it. Anyways, I’m getting more and more green with […]

Summer Abundance Bowl

Summer Abundance Bowl

    I have a serious shopping addiction. But it’s not for clothes, or house wares, or even kitchen tools. No. It’s for health food. Although I am incredibly excited to go back to Canada every summer to see my family and friends, the other thing I unapologetically look forward to the most, is browsing […]

Ultimate Pump Workout Routine

Ultimate Pump Workout Routine

  Photo Credit: Bill Dobbins Jim Stoppani, PhD Ultimate pump: pound your arms with the 2 X 4 workout—and grow 2 inches in four weeks Our training articles are always underpinned by research, often detailed at length. But sometimes we ask you to trust us because we know a program works. How can we be […]

Abdominal Exercises by Lori Victoria Braun

Abdominal Exercises by Lori Victoria Braun

These exercises are divided into upper and lower abdominal. All the exercises stress the whole abdominal wall. However there are “clusters” of muscle separated by connective tissue. These make up the “washboard” or the “six-pack”. You can focus on the upper clusters by moving just the torso and the lower clusters by moving the pelvis. These exercises are […]

Coconut Banana Protein Smoothie

Coconut Banana Protein Smoothie

Hydrating protein smoothie full of electrolytes and potassium, makes a great post-workout recovery drink. Made with fresh coconut water, bananas, light coconut milk and organic brown rice protein.In the past year or two, coconut water became extremely popular among elite athletes and celebrity personal trainers.Coconut water health benefits include low in calories, fat free and […]