By Jaime Rice As I sit down to write this post I realize for the first time, in a long time, I was at a loss of what to write about. The past few weeks have been all about work and leaving little if any time to devote as much as I would like … Continue reading Make yourself A Priority
By Laura Petrolino Because most foods are available year round now a days (I sound like I'm 80 when I say that, "now a days vs. when I was young and we walked eight miles to school, in the snow with nothing but bread sacks over our sneakers"), we tend to forget that all fruits … Continue reading Add Some “Spring” to Your Nutrition
By Lisa Rhea I'll admit, oven dishes haven't been my forte. I'm usually looking for something I can throw together quickly and have ready in twenty minutes. But I decided to give one-dish oven options a go, and am happy to say, I'm now a believer. A little prep during my son's nap, and later … Continue reading Fix it and Forget it: Mediterranean Roasted Chicken and Vegetables
By Laura Petrolino After seven months of lifting lots of heavy things and eating all the food (ALL THE FOOD), I officially start prep this week for my next figure competition. The "prep" phase of the bodybuilding cycle often gets the most focus (probably because that's when you look shreddy and want to take videos of … Continue reading Prep 2016: Here I Come!
By Lisa Rhea Life is busy, and making a healthy dinner for you and your family can become a daunting task. But eating healthy at home doesn’t have to be laborious or tasteless. When time is of the essence, turn to these quick, simple and delicious dinner options. Taco Twice-Baked Potatoes A different spin on … Continue reading 5 Simple and Tasty Dinner Dishes
By Lisa Rhea I had big plans to write a six-month postpartum follow-up blog. But as they say, the best laid plans… Time got away from me with the holidays, my husband came home from overseas, and before I knew it, I was reading two pink lines again. While the reality of having two little … Continue reading Oh Baby!
By Laura Petrolino Excuses. We all have them. They are built upon fear of failure, mixed priorities, and resistance to change (even if it is a change we think we want). But we will never get where we want to be—in fitness and in life—if we constantly let ourselves be derailed by excuses. There are … Continue reading Three Excuses to Give Up Today
By Lisa Rhea Despite the recent big booty movement, most people are sorely in need of glute training. Men and women alike can benefit from a stronger backside. Your derrière muscles are so important, a properly strengthened set can correct posture, make you a better athlete and even cure and prevent back pain. The solution … Continue reading Got Glutes? A Quick Guide to a Better Backside
By Jaime Rice Tired of the same old soup and sandwich, eggs and toast or just don’t know what to do with all the random food you may have in your fridge or pantry? Over the years I have created some amazing and not so amazing “new” recipes from leftovers or odds and ends food … Continue reading New Take on Old Favorites
By Laura Petrolino Bannnnnnnaaaannnaa, banana, banana. That's a little song I just made up about bananas. Nice, right? Move over Taylor Swift, I'm coming for you. Anyway, bananas are my favorite fruit. They are easily digestible, versatile, easy to carry around, full of a lot of important vitamins and minerals, a great source of concentrated … Continue reading Go Bananas for Bananas