Strength Builders

Monday, 18 November 2013 by

Here are a few strength building exercises that you can do this week: Lunges and a Wall Sit combined with raising your hands.     Lunges:  Stand in a split stance and bend both knees to 90 degrees.  Keep your knees behind your toes, take some big steps forward finding the position each time. Do

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Don’t Ignore Hunger!

Monday, 18 November 2013 by

Nutritionist Genevieve O’Gleman says (in French, but I’ll translate for you), “When you are hungry, don’t ignore it!” Your hunger will come back with a vengeance and you’ll likely be craving sweet or fattening treats. When we go into a caloric deficit, our bodies think we are starving and crave fatty foods that will immediately

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Stress Busters

Monday, 11 November 2013 by

Squeezing a handgrip exerciser could help to lower persistently high blood pressure in people taking anti-hypertension medications, according to a report in this month’s issue of the Scandinavian Journal of Medicine & Science in Sports.  Here’s the article published in the Wall Street Journal.  (at the bottom of the page) So moving just a few times

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Eat your soup

Monday, 11 November 2013 by

One way to control your weight is to eat soup, at least not creamed based soup in bread bowl. Chef Vahé suggests to have a soup ready for when kids come home from school Fun facts about soup: – a meal with a protein, crusty bread, cheese. – a snack before a long evening of activities.

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It’s Taco Tuesday

Monday, 04 November 2013 by

Exercising is one component of a healthier lifestyle. Eating healthy is the other one, so we decided to share ideas that we use or heard of for eating right. The key is planning. Without planning, life is chaos, we all turn to prepared food or take out to feed ourselves and our family. To find

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