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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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Chipotle Shrimp Tacos with Avocado Salsa Verde 0 Comments

Chipotle Shrimp Tacos with Avocado Salsa Verde

IngredientsAvocado Salsa:1 small onion, quartered1 jalapeno, quartered, seeds optional1 garlic clove, smashed4 medium tomatillos, (about 8 ounces) husked, rinsed, and coarsely chopped1/2 Hass avocado, peeled, seeded, and cut into chunks1 1/4 teaspoons kosher salt1/4 cup loosely packed fresh cilantro leaves, coarsely choppedShrimp:1 tablespoon olive oil1 teaspoon chipotle or blended...

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Beginner Pilates Classes in Long Beach….Pilates is for EVERYONE! 1 Comment

Beginner Pilates Classes in Long Beach….Pilates is for EVERYONE!

Pilates attracts everyone from grandmas to executives with its promise of core strength, flexibility and lean muscle tone. But as Pilates transforms from a professional dancers’ secret to a mainstream workout, many newcomers wonder if they should be rolling out a mat to do their Pilates, or strapping in...

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Paleo a la Wendy – Chicken Adobo 0 Comments

Paleo a la Wendy – Chicken Adobo

Chicken Adobo Paleo From the kitchen of our Magnificent Client – Wendy Hernandez Ingredients: 2lbs. Chicken Thighs skinless 1 cup apple cider vinegar 1 cup coconut aminos 6-8garlic cloves, crushed 1 tsp. black peppercorns 6 bay leaves Coconut oil/olive oil 1/2 medium yellow onion, diced (optional)* Chicken stock (optional)*...

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MIX IT UP! 0 Comments

MIX IT UP!

Regardless if you perform a combination of overall fitness training or a single aspect fitness program, it is important to properly design/spread your workouts and to implement rest days into your program. A complete program that combines the following elements is ideal for anyone working to achieve overall fitness....

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The Gift of Fitness…Not Flowers! 0 Comments

The Gift of Fitness…Not Flowers!

Administrative Professionals Day is April 23, 2014! Why not surprise the professional in your life with the GIFT OF FITNESS instead of flowers that only die! Join the many local businesses who are investing in their employees by gifting fitness classes and nutritional counseling to their employees this year!...

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How to Pack the Perfect Salad in a Jar 2 Comments

How to Pack the Perfect Salad in a Jar

What You Need Ingredients 1-4 tablespoons salad dressing Mix of raw and cooked vegetables, fresh and dried fruit, nuts, cheese, and other salad ingredients Salad greens Equipment Wide-mouth canning jars with tight-fitting lids: pint jars for side salads, quart jars for individual meal-sized salads, 2-quart jars (or larger) for...

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Pilates Deals & Cycling Deals 0 Comments

Pilates Deals & Cycling Deals

With Daily Deals and Hot lists popping up everywhere it can be tough to choose the best option to get started at a fitness center.  We think you can feel and even begin to see the many benefits of Pilates Reformer training in just 5 sessions!  That is why...

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Spring Pizzas 0 Comments

Spring Pizzas

Total Time:  50 min Prep:  35 min Cook:  15 min Yield:four 6-inch pizzas Level:Easy Ingredients 1 pound pizza dough All-purpose flour, for dusting 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil, plus more for brushing and drizzling 6 ounces ramps or scallions, trimmed Kosher salt 1 cup ricotta cheese 1 teaspoon grated...

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