Two New Smoothie Recipes

When I got up this morning, I made a smoothie.  Usually I have a smoothie each morning to accompany my breakfasts.  For me having smoothies in the morning is a great way to pack fruits and yogurt I might not otherwise eat.  See below for two differnt smoothies to try out!  The Black and Blue… Continue reading Two New Smoothie Recipes

Guerilla Workouts · Homework

Ladder Style Workout

In this ladder style workout, once you are warmed up, go for a 5 minute jog/run, then do the set below for the reps indicated. Warm up for 5 minutes – get a good sweat on Joint Mobility/Dynamic Stretches for 5 mins. Jog for 5 minutes Do the following: 1. B to C Squat (tha’ts… Continue reading Ladder Style Workout

Tips and Tricks

10 Tips for Spring Fitness Success

Slow and Steady – Aim for exercising every other day and build up your intensity.  If you don’t, you risk injury to both your body and your ego. Train with Others at your Fitness Level – Find a friend or a group you can train with so you can increase the intensity safely and share… Continue reading 10 Tips for Spring Fitness Success


Recipe: Leek, Asparagus & Herb Soup

In my search for Healthy Easter Recipes, I came across this amazing-looking Leek and Asparagus soup at  www.lifescript.com .  There are quite a few steps, but with a prep time of only 40 minutes, I think it’s doable in a rush too.  Happy Easter! Serves: 6 Preparation time: 40 minutes Ingredients 1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil … Continue reading Recipe: Leek, Asparagus & Herb Soup


Workout: Pyramid Set

It’s a simple set for this weekend, however, with such good weather on the horizon, it would be a crime if you didn’t get outside everyday and did something active! Pyramid: Do 10, 20, 30, 40, 50 of each of the following: Kettlebell Swing Push Up Tuck Jumps V-Sit Up 180 Degree Jump Squat Supermans… Continue reading Workout: Pyramid Set


Recipe: Garlic, Spinach & Chickpea Soup

This soup was made for me this past weekend and it’s amazing.  After close discussion, I think it could use some mushrooms in it, but there is a chance it would really change the soup.  I think I will try making it next time with a bunch of mushrooms.  However, the recipe as you see… Continue reading Recipe: Garlic, Spinach & Chickpea Soup