month : 07/2012 76 results

Two Can Play This Game

Submitted by: Ramona First week of training is in the books!  I was on vacation in Memphis, Tennessee and it was around 105-110 degrees everyday and in the 90s at night! I had every reason to believe that no running was going down for me...but the first morning I was there I woke up with no alarm clock and had running on my brain! I sat on my ...

Green Vital Juice

[Tweet "Green Vitale Juice is what you want to feed your body. Try it. #greenjuice #vitale #juicerecipe"] I know it's green.  Green turns off some people when it comes to their food but I know when it comes to good health - GO GREEN!  This juice is power packed with the good fresh stuff to start your day and power you up.  If anyone is ...

Fabulous Fitale Workout

Thursdays are my group workout days with my trainer.  Now there are a couple of things about Thursday workouts. #1 Our workouts start at 5:30 am!  UGH I have to get up earlier. #2 I am usually still sore from my workout on Tuesday! With all of that said - 30 grueling minutes later is normally met with my sweaty face, exhausted pant and ...

My Magic Garden Update

Sooooo, you all know I started my garden back in May of this year and planted some pretty neat stuff that I like to eat and buy out of the grocery stores.  Well....sniff sniff - I have experienced some casualties everybody! Casualty #1 2, not 1 but 2 of my red bell peppers coming started growing in and rotted before they even turned RED!  What ...

Smoothie Thursday – Strawberry Dream Smoothie Recipe

[Tweet "If you love strawberries try this Strawberry Dream Smoothie Recipe. #smoothierecipe #smoothies"] I make this smoothie regularly because it is simply DIVINE and delicious and tastes like creamy strawberry ice cream without the fat, HFCS or GUILT!  Try it and leave me a comment below! Servings:  (approximately 2.5) Ingredien...

Anxiety And Myths, What Is Holding You Back?

Submitted by: Tim Joseph The following is what I have learned from years of trying to accomplish my own fitness goals. I know a lot of out of shape people who wish they could get themselves in good shape.  For every person that says "I want to look good in a bathing suit" there are a thousand excuses as to why they cannot get themselves off ...

Red Power Juice Recipe

[Tweet "Feel the power with this Red Power Juice Recipe with beets. #beets #beetjuice #juicerecipe"] Do you wake up needing energy to roll out of bed and get started with your day?  Do you normally drink power drinks full of sugar and what not only to crash later in the day?  Well have I got an energy tonic for you - RED POWER JUICE! ...

In The Gym with Kareen Turner

I am very happy to present to you Kareen Turner.  I put a call out for professionals in health and wellness to share their stories and she stepped right up and delivered.  I am sure you all will get a lot from this interview.  Be sure to visit and follow her blog and Facebook Public Page as she is offering up some interesting stuff. Enjoy!...

Fierce Fitale Workout

After a 3 week break, I took it back to the gym with my trainer Heather.  It was like I hadn't missed a step even though I am a little sore right now.  Try this workout and let me know how you feel afterwards.  Hopefully you feel feminine and FIERCE! Equipment needed: Dumbbells Bench Print Workout Here:   Exercise ...

Smoothie Tuesday – Pineapple Smoothie

I am on a smoothie kick and found this on a blog offshoot from Lululemon. [Tweet "Try this awesome pineapple #smoothie by @Lululemon. #smoothierecipe #pineapples"] Pineapple Smoothie Serving Size: 1 (~150 calories) Ingredients 1/2 cup pineapple, cubed and frozen 8 ounces coconut water 1/2 banana drizzle of good honey (optional) ...

Lemme See – Usher featuring Rick Ross

Need a good warm up or cool down song while working out?  This is it.  What are you listening to during your workout? http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TEb7CPtpZvM

FFF Challenge #8: No Alcohol Of Any Kind

We are now beginning with challenge #8.  I told you this will start to get more challenging so hold on to your barbells! Drum roll please..............this week's challenge is:  No alcoholic beverage of any kind Monday - Friday Anyone who knows me knows I enjoy a tasty bottle of dry white wine  Chardonnay is my wine of preference and I enjoy ...

Tour Of My Vegetable Garden

Today I decided to make a quick video to tour you through my vegetable and herb garden.  I planted these back in mid-May 2012 and they are coming along slowly yet nicely.  Can you say "HOME GROWN"?  Please leave a comment telling me what you are growing in your garden. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_zfAmVSfOTY&feature=plcp Related ...

My Iced Tea

At the market I purchased some Goji Berry, Blueberry, Pomegranate green tea.  It smelled delicious and looked beautiful.  I mean it had this cobalt blue flecks in the tea which made me want to buy it.  I followed the directions on the package to make my own iced tea. Step 1:  I steeped the tea in a bunch of boiling water Step 2:  I let the ...

More Pictures from Farmers Market

I plan to go next Sunday by 7:30 am to get a good parking spot and out there before the masses show up!

My Trek to the Baltimore Farmers Market

I am having a great day.  No let restate differently - I am having an awesome day.  Wanna know why?  Because I had a FANTASTIC time at 8:20 am this morning at the farmers market.  I have been hearing about it and wanting to go for some time but 1.  Did not know where it was located and 2.  Never made time for it. I went today with my cousin ...

Time for a Rock & Roll Encore

Submitted by: Ramona I'm doing it again! That's right...training for another half marathon! The timing is right, too. My weight loss efforts have been at a standstill for about 2 months and I've even gained weight! Boooo!!! So I'm hoping the extra miles I'll be getting in weekly will turn things around. I have a goal to lose 20 lbs. At first I ...