SIMPLE YOGA STRETCH FOR YOUR BACK

If you spent the weekend out of town for the July 4th holiday weekend, chances are you may have endured hours of sitting in traffic traveling to and from your destination. Below is a simple back stretching sequence that can help release built up…

POWER BERRY

We all know how delicious and juicy strawberries are, but recent research supports this fruit’s ability to lower LDL (bad cholesterol) and triglycerides. The study published in the Journal of Nutritional Biochemistry showed that participants who consumed 500 g of strawberries daily for one…

YOGA ENHANCES A MAN’S LIFE AND AIDS IN CONSCIOUS PARENTING

Of the 15 million people in the United States practicing yoga, approximately 72.2% are women and 27.8% are men. With all the benefits yoga has to offer, I would like to encourage men to go out and try a class. There are so many…

NUTRITION AND FITNESS FOR THE SOUL

Holistic Life Coaching Norwalk CT

I visited a beautiful, new gym this week that offered a wide variety of classes and workout options that I believe would keep the average workout warrior happy. Adding to that, every week there seems to be a new, trendy workout or diet on…

CORTISOL AND YOUR CORE

Have you been performing countless crunches and endless cardio and still cannot lose excess abdominal fat? Many factors can contribute to abdominal fat, the first being food. As you have read in my other blog posts, I advise cutting back on fats and oils…

PINEAPPLE KIWI SMOOTHIE

Try this delicious, healthy smoothie. It’s loaded with vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants. • 1 kiwi fruit • 1 cup pineapple • 1 tablespoon almond butter (optional) • 1 cup coconut water • ½ banana • Blend all ingredients until smooth and Enjoy!

RAW KALE SALAD

Plant Based Nutrition Fairfield County

Kale is one of my favorite foods and has many health promoting properties. It is an excellent source of vitamins A, C, K, and Omega-3 fatty acids. What you may not know is that kale is also an excellent source of calcium. Adding to…

FOODS TO HELP GET YOU GLOWING THIS SPRING!

  We have all heard the expression “you are what you eat” and according to recent research plant based foods provide high antioxidants, reduce inflammation, and create a powerful beauty elixir. Basically, plant based foods provide vitamins and antioxidants that help neutralize the free…

Carrot, Apple, Ginger, and Chia Seed Smoothie

Carrot, Apple, Ginger, and Chia Seed Smoothie 2 medium carrots, chopped 1 medium apple, chopped 1 tablespoon fresh grated ginger I tablespoon chia seeds, soaked in a small amount of filtered water for 10-15 minutes 8 ounces of filtered water Blend in a Nutribullet…

Mantra of the Week

“The beauty of love is that it gives us the courage to take risks, to go beyond the safety net and enter territories unknown.” – Rumi I started meditating years ago as a spiritual practice and to reduce stress. Truth be told, like many…