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Less Mess, Less Stress!

Besides New Year’s, there is probably no other time of the year that inspires us to make a fresh start as springtime does. Follow your inspiration and revitalize and de-clutter your house and mind. Research shows that mothers who described their homes as ‘messy’ and...

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Drink more water!

TRACK YOUR H20 INTAKE. Drinking enough water daily is essential for good health and good looks. A handy rule to calculate your water needs is half your bodyweight in ounces. The old rule, eight glasses of eight ounces daily, lacks any scientific basis, and if you...

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Egg muffins!

MEAL PREP SUNDAY. I read an article “20 foods every woman over 40 should eat!” and eggs where high on the list. They contain vitamin D, which is essential for bone health and disease prevention, choline for improved liver function, and protein for preserving muscles....

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Caprese Pasta Salad!

Sun’s out and that calls for a summery pasta salad. For this week I prepared a whole grain pasta salad with cherry tomatoes, marinated mozzarella and fresh basil. I’m usually not a big fan of pasta but Ty is home for spring break, and he appreciates pasta over quinoa....

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Full body workout!

WORKOUT MOTIVATION. Long day at the office? Kick off your shoes for a quick full body workout that wakes up your glutes, strengthens your core and opens your heart. 😊 Aim for 2 x 3 rounds: 🤸‍♀️ 30 sec. bridge march 🤸‍♀️ 6 x bridge and walk out 🤸‍♀️ 12 x frog leg lifts...

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Snack attack!

 I’m taking a break after a busy day and having a little chat with Elle while enjoying my new pre-dinner snack… popcorn. It’s an easy and satisfying snack with lots of nutritional benefits. Popcorn is a whole grain and contains protein, vitamins and minerals, is...

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Outdoor workout!

Finally, the sun is out and here my first outdoor workout of the year. I loved it, it felt so good to be outside and moving again! The exercises are for all levels and no equipment needed. Do each exercise for 30-40 sec., rest for 10 sec., and repeat 2-3 times. I hope...

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Quinoa bowl recipe!

My go-to dish for the week is this Asian inspired quinoa salad with shredded red cabbage, red and orange pepper, chickpeas, green onions, cilantro and cashew nuts. The dressing is the best part about the salad, and I got the recipe from ambitiouskitchen.com. Give it a...

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Core workout!

No crunches abs workout to strengthen your entire mid-section. There’s more to a strong core than the good looks, it’s like the solid foundation of a house. It’s crucial for good posture, balance and prevents injuries, especially in the lower back. A solid core...

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Core & leg workout!

Strengthen and tone your core and legs with these 4 non equipment moves. Aim for 3-4 rounds with 1-minute rest in between each round. 🤸‍♀️ Oblique crunch & one-legged glute bridge. 16 reps each side, alternate. 🤸‍♀️ Side plank with leg lift & hip dip. 16 reps...

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Is it time for a new pair?

I had this conversation with a client today and I want to emphasize that it's important to check the mileage of your sneakers. We all love our sneaks, especially since they are so fashionable and comfy these days. But since how long are they giving you that comfy...

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No bake cheesecake!

I found this super easy recipe for a no bake, low carb cheesecake on www.beautybites.com, and wow - it’s good!! I made a couple of jars and its my breakfast-on-the go for the week. Ingredients: 2 cups cottage cheese 2 tbsp vanilla ¼ cup almonds ¼ cup walnuts ¼ cup...

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Make time!

NO TIME TO WORKOUT? I hear that a lot and reality is… you don’t FIND time, you MAKE it. Daily physical activity is crucial for good health, especially if you want to live an independent, active life. The exercise guidelines for adults are at least 150 minutes of...

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Low back workout!

Do your neck and lower back hurt after a long day at the office? Try these four exercises to relieve the pain and strengthen your spine.   🧘‍♀️ Cat/Cow pose is a combination of flexion and extension of the spine and helps to improve posture. It’s a very calming pose...

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