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What is at your CORE? 0 Comments

What is at your CORE?

Your core is a complex series of muscles, extending far beyond your abs, including everything besides your arms and legs. It is incorporated in almost every movement of the human body.  These muscles can act as an isometric or dynamic stabilizer for movement, transfer force from one extremity to another,...

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MUST EATS for Breakfast! 0 Comments

MUST EATS for Breakfast!

The next time you rush out the door in the morning without something to eat, consider this: Skipping breakfast can set you up for overeating later in the day. A healthy a.m. meal, on the other hand, can give you energy, satisfy your appetite, and set the stage for...

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staying committed…. 0 Comments

staying committed….

One of our great clients, Lorena Chandler, sent me this article.  Take a read…see what you think…what motivates you? How to Make  Yourself Workout!

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Banana Sushi 0 Comments

Banana Sushi

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Another Party? 10 Tips to maintain control of your eating 0 Comments

Another Party? 10 Tips  to maintain control of your eating

Temptations abound at parties, but celebration doesn’t have to mean overindulgence. Follow these tips to stay on track. Say no the first time to passed hors d’oeuvres. Chances are good that the healthier options ill come around again. See what’s being served before you decide what to eat. Limit your alcohol. Inhibitions...

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Spaghetti Squash with Pesto 0 Comments

Spaghetti Squash with Pesto

Ingredients For the Spaghetti: 1 spaghetti squash For the Pesto: 4 T olive oil 2 cups slivered almonds 1 large garlic clove 15 basil leaves salt to taste water (just enough to get desired consistency) Instructions Preheat the oven to 350. Cut the spaghetti squash in half and remove the seeds. Brush...

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Approximately 8 weeks ago Five Starr Pilates & Fitness launched its Five Starr XR training program.  The regimen provides customized personal training in an 8 week challenge format.  The program is designed to be tough but rewarding and has proven results!  The two key elements of the XR challenge...

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Cucumber – Avocado Spring Rolls 0 Comments

Cucumber – Avocado Spring Rolls

Rich, nutty avocado is a great carrier of flavors, like the fresh herbs and cooling cucumber that star in these fresh rice-paper rolls. The savory dipping sauce features tart, sweet and salty ingredients that mimic an exotic salad dressing—fitting, as these rolls are like a salad that is eaten...

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You and your relationship….with food! 0 Comments

You and your relationship….with food!

Many of us have a tumultuous love affair with food. At times we’re in control, but then we break down and indulge in behaviour that we know is not good for us–on top of the guilt and disgust created by eating that extra cookie. On and off. Up and...

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Approach with CURIOSITY…working through being judgmental! 0 Comments

Approach with CURIOSITY…working through being judgmental!

“I am grateful that I am not as judgmental as all those censorious, self-righteous people around me.” – anonymous We are all judgmental. Yes, even you. I certainly am, many times. I think it’s human nature. And yet, while it is in our nature to be judgmental  it’s not...

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