Green Tea: Supplements vs. Leaves

April 27, 2011 by  
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Green tea consumption is on the rise thanks to various reports attributing the little green gem to positive outcomes on everything from Alzheimer’s, weight loss, cardiovascular support, a cancer fighter and all around mood stabilizer.  Many Americans have jumped on the green tea bandwagon in form of little green pills to cure what ails them, […]

Japan’s Aftermath: Risk of Radiation in Ohio

April 27, 2011 by  
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As we watch the drama unfold our prayers go out to the citizens of Japan as they have suffered through an earthquake, a tsunami  and now a nuclear meltdown. There have already been substantial radiation leaks that will affect these people and their land for years to come. As thoughts turn closer to home the […]

Quick Soup and Grilled Cheese Menu

April 27, 2011 by  
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Quick Soup and Grilled Cheese Menu Menu
Quick Soup and Grilled Cheese Menu
<p>Rainy day emergency? No problem. Pair this simple tomato soup with your favorite grilled cheese sandwich and finish with no-bake cookies.</p>

Eggs Benedict Easter Brunch Menu

April 27, 2011 by  
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Eggs Benedict Easter Brunch Menu Menu
Eggs Benedict Easter Brunch Menu
<p>Need a versatile Easter brunch menu? Artichoke-Scrambled Eggs Benedict, Savory Prosciutto Muffins and Blueberries with Lemon Cream create a delicious combination of morning surprises and a fresh taste of spring.</p>

Vegetarian Easter Brunch Menu

April 27, 2011 by  
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Vegetarian Easter Brunch Menu Menu
Vegetarian Easter Brunch Menu
<p>Hop to it! This vegetarian Easter menu celebrates the freshest fruits and vegetables of the season.</p>

Spring Salad Dinner Menu

April 27, 2011 by  
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Spring Salad Dinner Menu Menu
Spring Salad Dinner Menu
<p>Celebrate spring with this salad filled with seasonal ingredients. Grape Sparklers and Flourless Honey-Almond Cake add a festive touch.</p>

Black Bean Croquettes with Fresh Salsa Menu

April 27, 2011 by  
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Black Bean Croquettes with Fresh Salsa Menu  Menu
Black Bean Croquettes with Fresh Salsa Menu
<p>Spice, texture, and flavor mingle in this must-try meatless menu.</p>

Food Costs Up and other News!

April 27, 2011 by  
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Gas prices up today!  Commodities up!  So guess what?  Food prices up!  Time to think it over a bit so we can continue to EAT CLEAN!  This article may help us get on the right track.

http://www.sparkpeople.com/resource/nutrition_articles.asp?id=511&page=2

What!  Another rain out morning?  Good thing we travel to our magnificent gym at Pride Athletics where we bring the outdoors in!  I thought our train today was KICK A$$!  What say you?

Tonight at ballet tech ohio for some Super Double Tabata!  6pm  Remember this is a boot camp style fitness class now on Wed nights only.  Modifications will always be a priority with me!  Guaranteed fun!  Come try!

Zipline trip coming up for May 7, just over one week!  I haven’t reserved yet cause we don’t have our 20 people!  Jump in here and I’ll make our reservation this weekend.  I have Sally H, Linda E, and have neglected to write down others….sorry.  Please refresh my memory!

What’s New at Friends Fitness A.M. Fitness Camp?

April 11, 2011 by  
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Besides the usual……..


1. taking you outdoors to the stadiums where YOU get to “take the field!”
2. breakfast Fridays (healthy muffins and breads)
3. a different game every day of the week!
4. breaking down and covering all muscle groups every
week!
5. Interval cardio training every week (this burns more calories!)
6. weekly nutrition advice in your email and discussed at Camp
7. encouragement to do YPB (your personal best)  No one left behind!
8. encouragement and info on participating in local events and FFC Extra Curriculars!
9. The Best Deal in Town!  (your month to month gym doesn’t include your trainer)
10. A 4 week goal! A set time frame for your success!

********NEW for April 18 A.M. Fitness CAmp!*********

1. Personal Fitness Consultations either by online chat or at your convenience in my home or yours.  We can discuss your goals, your setbacks, your nutrition awareness or lack of, and come up with a solid, reasonable and “doable” plan for your success!

2. You lose 5lbs in a 4 week camp, and you will qualify for a $50 discount for the following camp.  Not trying to lose but to improve body composition?  Lose 3% body fat in 4 weeks to qualify for same discount.

3. Kitchen Pantry assessment and grocery shopping assistance (understanding food labels, finding smarter choices, sample recipes, pantry shopping list.)  $100 fee – maximum 2 hours.

4. Greater input on Camp Design!  What are your favorite Boot Camp activities?  Email me with these ideas.

5. Fruity Tuesday!  Some quick recovery carbs for your ride home.

6. Brand new Boot Camp activities to kick it up and test our strength and endurance!  (Modifications always encouraged if an activity is not working for you.)

7. A new 3 Day Boot Camp Option Monday5:30am,  Wed6pm,  Friday5:30am specially priced!

Call or email me if you are a Return Camper to discuss your pricing!  Return Campers always receive discounts no matter how long ago you were at my Camps!  Brand new?  Call me to discuss any details!

Want to feel ALIVE?  That’s what A.M. Fitness Camp does for you as you leave to start your day at 6:30am and carries you through your week!


75% Report More Satisfying Sex Following Yoga

April 8, 2011 by  
Filed under Health and Fitness

That’s right, in one study 75% of women reported more satisfaction in their sex life after only 3 months of regular yoga practice. The most substantial improvements were found in women 45 and older. Not ones to be left out, men also reported a boost in sexual function from a similar 12-week yoga course. Research reported […]

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