Hi all! Long time since I have written (oops!) I want to share some workouts from this week as well as discuss new protein powders and share my delicious protein waffle recipe!! Last week was the 2017 Maccabi Games (yearly Olympic-style games for Jewish teens from all over the world; this year hosted in Birmingham,… Continue reading Week of Workouts + My Waffle Recipe
Hi followers! Just writing to give an update of my Memorial Weekend holiday, what I ate, how I stayed on track with my lifestyle, etc. As you all know, I make my way of eating an absolute lifestyle and don't even change what I eat when I go on vacation. The only difference is, I… Continue reading What I ate on Memorial Day vacation & how I kept it clean!
RELIEVE OVERALL ACHES AND PAINS. Did you know that the majority of lower back pain and neck pain are caused from being sedentary? Strength training teaches you to use your core and helps keep your posture in check - with the majority of Americans spending their days hunched over a computer screen. Adequate strength training… Continue reading 5 Reasons to Strength Train
I want to discuss food combining and inform you of some "rules" that could help you if you have digestive issues. Did you know that coupling certain foods together can actually cause major issues in your body? In other words, when you couple certain foods at one meal, such as yogurt and fruit (melons in… Continue reading Food Combining: Learn how coupling certain foods can wreak havoc on your digestive system!
I have scoliosis. I was diagnosed with this many years ago, circa 7th grade or so. My spinal curve is now about 28 degrees - thank goodness it's not any worse than that. I have tried so many different types of workouts for scoliosis and I have definitely found what works for me. I am… Continue reading Living with scoliosis
It has come to my attention that many of you may be feeling on top of your diet: you are eating clean, working out regularly, drinking lots of water, etc., but you still don't have visible abs. So what gives?! Well, just because you are following an 80% (or better) Paleo lifestyle does not automatically… Continue reading Eating clean but still no visible abs? READ THIS!
I don't get sick very often and do everything I can every single day to fuel my body with proper nutrition, get adequate rest, sunshine and exercise. However, occasionally even the healthiest of people will get some kind of virus/illness. Below are things I do if/when I start to feel sick. Eat 1-2 (up to… Continue reading Starting to feel sick? DO THIS!
Hey guys! So today I want to talk about my favorite workouts/exercises for those of you who may be new to working out, or, for those who really want to see results (in addition to following a very clean diet). There are SO MANY different exercises out there for all the body parts and I… Continue reading Compound over Isolation: My Fav Exercises
This is a tricky subject. Honestly, I rarely bend the rules/stray from eating clean. At least 95% of my meals each week are cooked/prepped by myself in my apartment. I know exactly what I am eating and what the ingredients are (and that's how I prefer it). OK so do I eat cake? Cheesecake? Ice… Continue reading If/When I Bend the Rules on the Lifestyle
OK so I am a former dancer. I did ballet for 20 years and after I stopped dancing I was a cardio bunny. I would run 5-6 miles a day or get on the elliptical for 30-45 minutes...maybe lift a little weights after. Not anymore! I'm not sure why I never got really into lifting until… Continue reading Get Your Dream Body, Ladies! Lift Heavy Weight