How I Learned to Eat Vegetables for Breakfast

How I Learned to Eat Vegetables for Breakfast

There’s all sorts of recommendations out there for how to start your day. Some swear by drinking a large glass of water before they even get out of bed. Others meditate or do a yoga stretching routine. And then it’s breakfast time, and most adults head straight for the coffee maker, and this is where the dilemma begins.

What to eat first? Most people have given up fruit juice and are choosing fresh fruit. That is a great start. Then we go on to our protein and maybe a carbohydrate choice. Let’s just say an egg and toast combo. Lastly, and maybe most important, how about a side of vegetables?! Continue reading

Elite Instructor Highlight Steve Cigich

Instructor Highlight: Steve Cigich

Exercise has always meant freedom and escape. As a teenager, cycling meant excursions with friends on various adventures. Week long bike-packing trips from CT to PA or NH (to bike Mount Washington back when it was still allowed) until the ultimate trip in 1978: a 5,000-mile adventure through the Canadian Rockies and across the United States. It was a simpler time then. Continue reading

The Obesity Epidemic.

The Obesity Epidemic.

Obesity is an epidemic that is plaguing our country. Children can suffer, adults can suffer, people we love can suffer. It’s important to know what we can do to ensure the people around us lead happy and healthy lives. The best way to do this is to understand what obesity is, how we can overcome it, and why it’s all so important. Continue reading

All Levels Swim Workout

All Levels Swim Workout

We’ve talked a lot in past posts about how getting into the water for some of your workouts (whether you consider yourself a “swimmer” or not) can have many benefits. But once you’re in the pool, what should you do? So, today I’d like to share water workouts for three different experience levels that you can try in the pool for your next swim workout. Continue reading

Fast Food Restaurants Now Offering Superfood Sides

Fast Food Restaurants Now Offering Superfood Sides

In our endless search for good food on the go, one fast food restaurant has come up with a great idea. Chick-fil-A has introduced a new side menu item, superfood kale with broccolini. It is a part of a growing trend of fast food chains that are making savvy decisions to add healthy side dishes for those who want to make a substitute for fries. However, credit is being given to Chick-fil-A as the first to add a healthy side while they are already making a statement for healthy choices with their salads and chicken entrees. Continue reading