I was watching a rerun of a Big Bang Theory episode the other day on TV when Penny and Sheldon were at the grocery store. Penny talks about picking up vitamins and Sheldon, in only the way Sheldon can, let’s Penny know that even though she purchased vitamins, she really purchased very expensive urine, since her body could only absorb a small amount of nutrients in the vitamins she was taking. That got me thinking, are vitamins a waste of money?
A little while ago we posted about finding the right pre-workout snack, and now we want to share the perfect post-workout snack. This week’s Friday Fitness Tip is “What Are The Best Post-Workout Snacks?”
Most of us give a lot of thought to our pre-workout snack, and just let the post-workout snack fall to the wayside. It is just as important. The bottom line is this, consuming the right nutrients after exercise can help rebuild your muscle proteins and glycogen stores (these are used as fuel when you are exercising). It also helps stimulate growth of new muscle. The best post-workout snack has a 3:1 ratio of carbs to protein.Continue reading “Friday Fitness Tip – What Are The Best Post-Workout Snacks?”
In the summer, turkey burgers are a staple in my house. I don’t grill, that’s my husband’s job, so they’re easy to make for me 🙂 I wanted to mix up our “normal” turkey burger night, and stumbled upon this recipe because I am a sucker for Medeterranian food. All I can say is WOW. These Greek Turkey Burgers With Tzatziki Sauce And Greek Tomato Salad burgers were so freakin’ delicious. My husband couldn’t stop talking about how he wanted to eat another one. I promise you… you’ll want to make these!
Fashionable, comfortable, and functional activewear? Sign us up! We recently teamed up with Harper and Sky to bring to you some of their awesome activewear pieces. These mommas are fitness fanatics, and this brand is top notch! Not only did we look fantastic, the clothes were also practical.Continue reading “Are You Looking to Spice Up Your Activewear? Harper and Sky Has Just What You Need!”
Name: CKO Kickboxing
Location: Doylestown, PA
Instructor: Kelly – she was great! She told us where to position ourselves at the start of class to make sure we could see her. She walked us through the various punches and kicks before class started, and showed us the proper way to execute so we didn’t hurt ourselves.
Exercise Type: Kickboxing – we want to start by saying, holy hell this is a FANTASTIC way to get out some frustration! Being a working mom, a stay-at-home mom, or hell… a person, there are a ton of stressors that take over our lives from time to time. In any case, take this class to release all of that bad energy. There is nothing more satisfying than using all of your energy to punch and kick this huge bag!Continue reading “Need To Work Off Some Stress? Go to CKO Kickboxing (Doylestown)!”
This week’s Friday Fitness Tip is to Swap A Bad Decision With A Good One. We have all been there. We have all made bad decisions. It sucks, and usually we feel guilty afterwards. When it comes to your fitness regime or healthy lifestyle, think about a decision you have made (or maybe haven’t made) and swap it out for a better one.
We will give you an example.Continue reading “Friday Fitness Tip – Swap A Bad Decision For A Good One”
It’s no secret that sedentary lifestyles are unhealthy. Get up! Walk more! Take the steps! Park farther away! It all seems so easy before actually having to do it, right? Walking is so beneficial, and we want you all to be healthy! We came up with 5 ways to help encourage you to walk more.Continue reading “5 Ways To Motivate Yourself To Walk More”
We cannot describe to you how much we took advantage of working out 10 years ago. Back then it wasn’t just a workout, it was also a social outing, a potential place to find boys, and a way to pass time. Talk about being naïve.
Here are five things about working out that we wish we would have know 10 years ago.Continue reading “Working Out 10 Years Later – 5 Things We Wish We Had Known”
Name: CK Pilates
Location: Marmora, NJ – located right outside of Ocean City, NJ, so when you are down the shore this summer, make sure you stop by and check out her classes. You won’t be disappointed, AND it will give you some “me time” and get you away from the kids for an hour 🙂Continue reading “Going Down To The Jersey Shore This Summer? Stop By CK Pilates for Booty Barre!”
As busy mom’s we are all about getting resourceful with our time. We usually have to multi task and let’s be honest, taking time for ourselves is a fete in itself. The biggest obstacles most mom’s face with working out are