Fitness Blog / Archives for June, 2010

 Inspiration

If You Need Inspiration, Start With Some Perspiration

June 30

Need a little inspiration to begin a fitness program? You know what they say about inspiration, it’s 99% perspiration! And that’s never truer than when you are talking about exercising. Seeing the results that exercise provides is usually all the inspiration that’s required to get motivated. Results like a stronger physique and beautiful six-pack abs.

Posted In: Inspiration
No Comments Read Full Article »
Healthy Cooking

Baked Chicken Cutlets

June 29

You’ll never feel like you are on a calorie-restrictive diet with this entree. It’s so delicious, you’ll feel like you are cheating. Serve with twice baked potatoes, sweet potato fries or whole wheat pasta.

Posted In: Healthy Cooking
No Comments Read Full Article »
Exercise

Say Yes to Sex!

June 28

There is something very sexy about a woman who cares for her body. It’s true for men, too. Perhaps, it’s because pampered, physically fit bodies represent health and beauty and that’s very sexy, indeed.

Posted In: Exercise
1 Comment Read Full Article »

ActiveWrap

June 26

I always recommend stretching and warming the muscles before exertion in order to avoid injuries. However, sometimes during exercise, sports or even everyday tasks, muscles can become overstressed and injuries may occur. The discomfort from the injury can get in the way of a successful fitness program. That’s when it helps to have some hot and cold therapy to relieve the pain.

Posted In: Reviews4Her
3 Comments Read Full Article »
Affirmations

Positive Affirmations For Fitness

June 25

When you feel your motivation start to suffer from a slump, you might try positive affirmations to get you back on track. Many people find that affirmations are the fuel to get them going each and every day. I believe in these and begin each day by saying my own. Positive self-talk is vital to a healthy mind and body. To get you started, I’ve gathered 35 affirmations geared for fitness. Stand in front of a mirror and repeat any number of these affirmations to your self to give you the charge you need to get going.

Posted In: Affirmations
1 Comment Read Full Article »
Healthy Cooking

Ficarelli Favorite Baked Ziti

June 24

This recipe is a Ficarelli family favorite. You know no matter what diet you or your family members are loyal to, old family recipes need to be revisited. There are many options you can take to your recipes to make them lower in fat and calories. But keeping everyone in the family happy with meal choices is important too.

Posted In: Healthy Cooking
No Comments Read Full Article »
1161645_17097045

10 Essential Vitamins Every Woman Needs

June 23

As women, our bodies need vitamins and minerals that are different than a man’s. Ideally, we would get these essential vitamins through the food that we consume on a daily basis. However, in this fast-paced world and the modern woman’s schedule, we’re lucky if we eat at all, never mind making sure our body is getting what it needs to function.

Posted In: Diet
1 Comment Read Full Article »
Healthy Cooking

Roasted Chicken

June 22

This reminds me of Sunday dinners at Grandma’s house. No matter what we were having, seemed like there was always a roasted chicken on the table. Not only is it a nourishing main dish, it’s great for making sandwiches the next day and when it’s down to the bone, toss in a pot, add some veggies and rice and enjoy the comfort of homemade chicken soup.

Posted In: Healthy Cooking
No Comments Read Full Article »
 Women’s Health

Seeing the Truth About Eye Care

June 18

It’s what allows you to appreciate a golden sunset sitting poolside on a warm summer’s day. It captures your children as they take their first hesitant steps on their own. And it let’s you see the world around you in all its perfect splendor.

Posted In: Women's Health
No Comments Read Full Article »
Healthy Cooking

Roasted Vegetables

June 17

Great accompaniment to the Roasted Chicken main dish. Roasted veggies are a great alternative to fried foods but still have that same great taste.

Posted In: Healthy Cooking
1 Comment Read Full Article »
Diet

Are You Suffering From Diet Information Overload?

June 16

Do you ever feel like no matter where you go, no matter what you see, there seem to be constant messages about dieting and losing weight? You may even feel like you are suffering from so much information that your brain just doesn’t want to even think about dieting, the effects of dieting or how to diet wisely.

Posted In: Nutrition
2 Comments Read Full Article »
Healthy Cooking

Remarkable Red Snapper Oriental

June 15

I serve my family fish a couple of times a week, so I’m always searching for healthy and delicious ways to serve it. This variation calls for soy sauce and orange juice which gives the dish a remarkable oriental flavor. Makes 4 servings.

Posted In: Healthy Cooking
1 Comment Read Full Article »
 Women’s Fitness

Spinning For A Healthy Body And Mind

June 14

World-class cyclist “Jonny G” created the aerobic activity referred to as Spinning. Goldberg as a convenient and quick way to train for races. In 1989, he and John Baudhuin opened the first spinning center in Santa Monica, California and then developed a program to certify other spinning instructors.

Posted In: Women's Fitness
3 Comments Read Full Article »
 Motivation

Don’t Give Up Before The Harvest Comes

June 11

Let us not be weary in doing good, for at the proper time we will reap a harvest if we do not give up.
GALATIONS 6:9

When we first begin a diet and exercise program we are on fire with enthusiasm and fully believe we will be successful this time.

Posted In: Motivation
No Comments Read Full Article »
Healthy Cooking

Everything But The Kitchen Sink Pure Protein Soup

June 10

This is a great soup to come home to, especially after a long day at work or play. It’s a protein power punch that will help to energize you and give you the pick-up you need.

Posted In: Healthy Cooking
2 Comments Read Full Article »
Journaling

Your Fitness Journal and Achievable Goals

June 9

Sometimes getting fit can seem like an impossible task to achieve. There are so many different obstacles to overcome, so many life changes to be made. Then you’re faced with the big question: where to begin? The most important step in your journey may be starting a fitness journal. In it, you can log your progress and, more importantly, make goals.

Posted In: Journaling
2 Comments Read Full Article »
Healthy Cooking

Spicy Black Beans

June 8

Quick, easy and inexpensive to make, these black beans make a wholesome meal when served over rice. So high in protein, adding meat is purely optional.

Posted In: Healthy Cooking
2 Comments Read Full Article »
 Inspiration

Inspirations From the Sea

June 7

I was walking on the beach the other day when I spotted an interesting shell. As I bent down to pick it up, a wave pushed in and covered the area with water. My first thought was one of dismay. I knew the wave had washed my shell away and chances of finding it were very slim.

Posted In: Inspiration
1 Comment Read Full Article »
Healthy Cooking

Mango and Pineapple Salsa

June 3

I just love the word salsa, it slides off the tongue so well. I also love to eat salsa, especially this recipe with two of my favorite fruits.

Posted In: Healthy Cooking
3 Comments Read Full Article »
Affirmations

Affirmations for Journaling

June 2

Affirmations can be used on nearly every part of your life. Positive words of encouragement combined with feelings of gratitude and empowerment help us to break free of old ways of thinking and bad habits and change our patterns of behavior. This is especially true when it comes to losing weight.

Posted In: Affirmations
2 Comments Read Full Article »
Healthy Cooking

Grilled Swordfish with Spicy Chili-Lime Sauce

June 1

Grilled swordfish is a real treat at our house. This variation with a spicy chili-lime sauce gives it a southwestern flair that will delight your family and guests. I like to serve it on colorful dishes, for that South of the Border ambience.

Posted In: Healthy Cooking
No Comments Read Full Article »