Monthly Archives: March 2012

As if we didn’t love fruits and veggies enough…


I found this article article on the Navy and Marine Corps Public Health website (I’m a frequent visitor now that I work there-they have some great info!) that reviews various research studies, and suggests that the key to feeling full … Continue reading

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Yum!


Here is a recipe for creamy chicken cajun pasta…for those that like a little spice in life ­čśë I got this from eatingwell.com. This one takes a little bit longer to prepare (about 30-45 minutes), so it’s a perfect weekend … Continue reading

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Fitness fun


I didn’t record a workout this week because my sister and nephew are in town, but we did go to the beach and play football today-which gave me an idea for the weekly workout. Get outside and play! Whether you … Continue reading

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It’s grilling time!


Here is a great recipe for black bean burgers-I have not made them yet, but I was okay posting this because of how many awesome reviews it got. And I cannot wait to try them! I am also including the … Continue reading

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How strong are you?


If you look up strength on dictionary.com it gives you five different definitions, and they vary so greatly. Some deal with physical strength, others mental toughness or moral fortitude, one relates to power. So when you say to yourself, I … Continue reading

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Going green while getting clean


I have some more helpful tips to share from The Green Book by Elizabeth Rogers and Thomas Kostigen-these are all related to personal hygiene. It is amazing the things you don’t think of. Let me know if you guys try … Continue reading

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Weekly workout 3/16/12


Click here for this week’s workout! This week I did a core routine. This can be done on its own, or combined with any of your other workouts for an added kick. Don’t forget, all of the weekly workouts are … Continue reading

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It’s easier than you think…


…to increase your caloric burn! I read an AWESOME article in my┬áMedicine & Science in Sports & Exercise┬ájournal that I think has ┬ápotential to really help drive home the point that healthy living and weight maintenance should not be a … Continue reading

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Peanut butter and banana oatmeal


Oatmeal is great for you, but some of the prepackaged flavored ones have a ton of sugar, and because of the small amount of protein do not leave you feeling full for very long. This is another recipe idea from … Continue reading

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Two in one!


I missed the going green tip yesterday, so I’m going to add it to today’s motivational Monday post. Here’s our green tip of the week-this one comes from Yahoo!: -Go vegetarian one day a week. If every American went meatless … Continue reading

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