Tastes like steak! Seared tuna is one of my favorite foods. Serve with green salad and tomato topped with your choice of low fat, low sodium Asian dressing. Serve on square plates with chop sticks for a fun meal with friends or family.
Fitness Blog / Archives for December, 2009
You started off strong, but lately you’re finding it hard to stick to that new diet or exercise program – so what gives? After that initial excitement and determination wears off, it’s hard for many women to continue exercising regularly, eating healthy, or both because things start to get in the way and excuses pile up, soon that fatty dessert becomes too enticing to resist.
Pork chops tend to have a bad reputation when it comes to meat. But a diet that isn’t varied can become boring quick. If you enjoy pork chops now and then, try this dish with some added spice.
What stories do you like to tell about your life? Do you give basic accounts of past events or does your life story read like a romance novel? One thing is for certain—when it comes to our health no one wants a twisted mystery or a horror tale.
Warm Greetings, Glad Tidings, and Fitness 4-Ever
This time of year is very dear to me. I enjoy all of the fun festivities and adore sharing the season with my family and friends. It’s a time filled with love, happiness and good cheer. Warm hearts, succulent meats and sweet treats will certainly abound over the next few days.
There is nothing quite like family and seeing everyone healthy and safe is really the only gift that matters. Know too, that you are loved and your health is very important. That is what Fitness4Her is all about.
For a fast healthy dinner that’s better than fast food, try this take on delicious chili fries and burgers. Chili fries are great as a snack, or for entertaining. Serve ’em up with delicious and nutritious turkey burgers that you grill at home. Your kids and their friends are sure to love them.
Welcome to Part 4 of Explaining the Exercise Principles. This post concludes the explanation of all 10 principles that are the foundation of my 30 Minutes to a New You exercise program.
Talk about delicious! This is a great dish no matter what the weather. Cukes and tomatoes are always cool, but the chickpeas make this dish kind of warm and cozy.
Developing a positive mindset is one of the most powerful weight loss strategies there is. Using powerful positive thinking techniques, visualizations and positive affirmations, will make it possible to achieve whatever you desire.
If you are searching for a sensible fitness plan, then look no further than Fitness4Her.com, your online diet and exercise program that’s dedicated to women. A certified personal trainer and fitness consultant, I created Fitness4Her.com as a way to reach out to women who are interested in women’s fitness and healthy living.
It’s important to get the right balance of nutrients in your five meals per day. Your mid-morning snack and afternoon snack are just as important as your regular meals.
A great alternative to sugar-filled cupcakes. Mouth-watering muffins that are sure to please, just ask my son, Ricky–they’re his favorite! Extra bonus: your house will smell like an autumn breeze, while these are cakes are cooking. High in fiber, protein, beta carotene, omega 3 fatty acids. Pumpkin, pumpkin seeds and cinnamon are full of antioxidants. For a healthy heart and a prettier complexion.
A low-fat version of the southern staple; fried green tomatoes are one of my favorite foods. Best with homegrown tomatoes that are fresh picked from the garden, you can find nice firm varieties at your local fruit market or grocer’s stand.
Did you know that Vitamin D can keep you trim, uplift your mood, stifle your sniffles and drastically cut down your risk of cancer. We all know about its ability to build strong bones and teeth, that’s why vitamin D is so important to our health and everyday life.
Making the decision to lose weight is not an easy one. Sure most of us know when we need to do something about our weight, but when it comes to having to change the way we eat, it’s a different story altogether—especially if we have to deprive ourselves of our favorite foods. Many times, this is the problem with staying true to a diet. Not being able to eat the foods that we enjoy can cause our motivation to drop.
Chicken is one of my favorite foods to eat. When I was growing up, my mother always insisted on a well balanced diet and enjoyed trying out various healthy chicken recipes.
She was always careful when she cooked chicken, making sure it stayed moist and flavorful. I would quickly finish every bite because it tasted so good.
Fad diets always exaggerate weight loss results. The truth is losing weight requires work, that is, if you want to keep those extra pounds from coming back.
So sweet and berry-delicious, a delectable dish to complement any meal. Makes enough for 10-12 servings, so everyone can enjoy. A great dessert for ladies’ lunches, family gatherings or small parties.
The big buzzword for this season, a person is said to have cankles if their calf merges with their foot, erasing all sign of ankle definition. Millions of Americans suffer from the dreaded cankle.
The nectar of the gods, as one Chinese Emperor hailed the nectarine, it’s fiber rich and full of vitamins. Great as a complement to any meal or enjoy a serving for snack. Adding a small amount of Stevia instead of sugar will sweeten your dish without adding calories.
Beginning a fitness program take guts. It also requires inspiration and determination. Many women begin an exercise and diet program full of guts, inspiration and determination; but somewhere between day number two and day number 60, the motivation ceases to exist.
Our deepest fear is not of being inadequate. Our deepest fear is that we are more powerful than anything we could imagine.
Who says you have to ditch the dips when you’re watching your diet? With this low-fat, high fiber spread, you can double dip for a devilish delight. A great snack but keep it healthy with veggies and whole grain crackers. Remember: portion control is a major factor in weight loss, so don’t over-indulge.
Do you want to lose weight? Is there a particular reason why? Women have several reasons for wanting to lose weight and get into better shape. Sometimes it’s because we’ve encountered some health problems and the doctor has advised us to change our diet and begin an exercise program. Other ladies may be seeking a way to get back into exercising after the birth of a baby or some other deterrence from physical activity.
In addition to the enormous benefits for the heart and its cancer fighting capabilities, scallops have also been hailed as a mood enhancer. Long known for its ability to reduce inflammation, these anti-inflammatory benefits work to diminish depression as well. So slip into something sexy tonight and enjoy all the sizzle of these saucy sexy sea scallops.