Exercise

Peanut butter Chocolate Banana Protein Pancakes

It’s important to fuel up with the right nutrition before and after a workout. Try this delicious peanut butter chocolate banana protein pancake recipe for a great way to start your day! Ingredients: 1 cup instant oats 1 ripe banana 3 eggs 4 teaspoons baking powder 1/8 teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon cinnamon 2 tablespoons peanut […]

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Optimize Your Post Workout Recovery

Working out is great, but it uses a lot of your energy. In order to have optimum post workout recovery, you should eat the following foods 15 – 30 minutes after your workout: WATER Banana Dark chocolate (70%+ cacao) Greek yogurt or cottage cheese Eggs Tuna or salmon Quinoa Sweet potatoes Lean protein

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Dark Chocolate Can Help Build Muscle

Did you know that eating dark chocolate can help you build muscle? Dark chocolate has antioxidants called flavanols that help improve athletic performance and reduce the risk of stroke, cancer, diabetes. Studies have shown that flavanols: Enhances blood circulation and lowers blood pressure, which improve athletic performance and muscle endurance. Reduces the enzymes that break […]

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Keep Your Heart Healthy with Exercise

Exercise is great for you heart health! Regular exercise lower blood pressure, strengthens muscles, lowers stress, reduces inflammation, and helps control weight. Exercise can also stop of slow the development of diabetes and can even help people quit smoking! For the best heart health, doctors recommend 30 minutes of exercise 5 days per week. Here’s […]

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The Power of Pilates

Believe it or not, Pilates was invented by a man, Joseph Pilates, as an exercise for men. It’s only been recent years that this exercise is dominated by women. The benefits of Pilates are incredible: improved posture, increased energy, muscle building and toning, increased flexibility, weight loss, improved mind-body connection, and strengthens many other muscle […]

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Strengthen Your Core with Pilates

Pilates is the BEST exercise to strengthen your core!!! Many strength training exercises are actually Pilates moves because Pilates is so excellent at building strength! If you want kick ass abs, you need to do Pilates 1-2+ times per week! You don’t need to go to the gym, you can do this at home! Check […]

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