After years of living a healthy lifestyle, teaching and promoting fitness I had a great experience recently. I took my eldest daughter on a ski week. This has been a work in progress, with careful family planning. YES family planning, most of you may think that only relevant when wanting to have a child, but [...]
For a new mom carrying around a new baby for the next 2.5 years can be taxing on your body. You are now using your arms, shoulder, abs trying to carry a unpredicatable moving baby. I am posting a video with 2 of my favourite exercises to help with neck and shoulder discomfort associated with [...]
Here is a great crock pot recipe donated by reader Denise. Thanks for sharing. Chicken in a Crock Pot 4-5 chicken breasts (frozen is fine too) 1 chopped red or green pepper 1 large can diced tomatoes 1 can chick peas (drained/rinsed) 2 tsp basil 1/4 tsp pepper garlic if you want Put chicken in [...]
Today a quick workout at home. I started of course with some warm-up exercises and then did superset training- this is using 2 or 3 strength exercises in succession of non competing body parts. Superset 1- standing shoulder press with lateral push from hip- this is done pressing one side at a time- pushing off [...]
The kids are settled into their school routines now and there are no excuses for fitness. Some key things that really help out our household to maintain a fit and healthy lifestyle are: 1. Make a weekly food schedule including breakfasts, lunches and dinners. An Example Day 1 in my house is- Breakfast- cooked oatmeal [...]
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