This recipe is the ultimate comfort food for Fall without the guilt ~ Full of lean protein, vitamins, fiber, and anti-oxidants, it will fit right in to your clean eating plan! Did you know that pumpkin is loaded with Vitamin A, fiber, and is super low in calories? I love cooking with it and use it in this recipe, as well as healthy baked muffins, quick breads, and overnight oats. There’s just something really comforting about having this healthy nutrient blended into recipes, especially in the Fall. This recipe provides
My guess is that most of you reading this post have heard of the term “self-myofascial release”, but perhaps are not familiar with what it really means. Hopefully, by reading on, you will have a better understanding of what it is, and why it is becoming so popular in the Pilates, Fitness, & Wellness world.
First of all, what is fascia? Fascia is a specialized system of the body that is made up of densely-packed web-like collagen fibers that wrap around each of your internal organs and connect them to your
As many of you may be aware, February is Heart Month, and a great time to raise awareness around cardiovascular disease (CVD), and CVD prevention. Heart Month is also a fantastic way to remind everyone to focus on their hearts and encourage them to get their families, friends and communities involved. The most important thing you can do is to speak to your physician about your risks and know your numbers: blood pressure, cholesterol, sugar levels, weight, and BMI.
The more a woman knows about heart disease, the better chance we
First of all, we would like to take this opportunity to wish you a very happy, healthy, and prosperous New Year! To give our thanks and to help you get a good start to the new year, we have put together a few simple steps to help get you back on track.
But first, lets talk a bit about the holidays. Of course, we all love the holiday parties, delicious food, festive cocktails, and spending time with the ones we love. However all that holiday “cheer” can leave us feeling a
So now that the New Year is here, so many of us are all geared up to get going with our clean eating plans and our workouts, and nothing will stand in our way, right? While it’s always inspiring to see so many of you super excited to get back on track, I always believe in safety first and BALANCE around our exercise and nutrition. I know that may sound totally boring, but it is SO true, and I always want my clients to get the most out of their
Booty’s are having a serious moment… no ifs or butts about it, and with year round summer weather here in Cayman, we’ve never been more serious about getting gorgeous glutes. But you don’t have to spend hours at the squat rack or deadlift double your bodyweight to get results – all you have to do is spend a little more time at the barre…
The perfect synergy of ballet, yoga and Pilates, BootyBarre will tone, define and chisel your whole body, and the best part is, you don’t need any dance
Tips to Manage Holiday Weight Gain
The holiday season is upon us, which means lots of parties and countless opportunities to overindulge. Should you skip the office gathering because you know they only serve pizza, sodas and chicken wings? …And how many cocktail parties can you really enjoy without feeling like you have overindulged and blown away your healthy eating regime?
While the holidays are supposed to be a time of family, friends, fun & celebration, they can also be a stressful time for many of our clients who are trying to
Along with the long, lazy days of summer comes lots of vacation time and lack of routine. However, that doesnt mean to say you have to ditch your healthy nutrition plan! So, instead of reaching for quick, unhealthy snacks or take-out meals on the road, try out one of these simple recipes that can be made with some of the ingredients listed below, or get creative and make up your own specialty! Keeping these ingredients on hand will make meals a breeze when youre busy with summertime activities, and will
Yes, coffee really IS good for you. That’s good news for me, because I love my morning coffee and have for many years… not because I need it to wake up, or to get me going when I haven’t slept well, but just because I enjoy the taste & aroma of fresh brewed coffee in the early hours of the day. There are so many health benefits in this amazing little bean, whether its brewed, pressed, latte, or espresso, it’s all good in my books! If you want to learn more, check out what Sanjiv Chopra,
It seems that Turmeric is becoming more and more mainstream these days, as both a supplement and an ingredient in many recipes. So when I saw this muffin recipe from Aloha, I just had to give it a try! These muffins are a combination of sweet, citrus, and an interesting kick of spiciness! Aloha protein is my protein of choice, but any vegan vanilla protein with clean ingredients should work.
If you aren’t familiar with Turmeric, it is an orange-colored root which looks similar to the ginger root. It actually comes
Both Body Pump classes with April ROCKED their workouts yesterday awesome job Wonder Women!! In case your muscles are feeling a bit sore today, here are a few top tips.
First, congratulations on having sore muscles; this is your body changing shape!
Tip #1: Keep moving and try not to sit still for long periods of time. Tiny tears in the muscle fibers cause post-exercise muscle soreness and this soreness usually peaks within 24-72 hours, post exercise. Your body is working to repair those muscle fibers, so you need to keep the
Before we talk ABOUT Pilates, lets talk about the man who created this method of movement, Joseph Pilates ~ A real life person, with real life problems. He suffered from asthma, rickets and rheumatic fever, and from these illnesses he had as a child, he was driven to pursue a life committed to improving health & fitness for himself and others. He studied Eastern and Western forms of exercise in order to learn how to strengthen his own body, and to understand human movement and anatomy
During World War 1, he