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Plow pose!

Morning practice. 🙏😊🙏 “Yoga is 99% practice and 1% theory.” I’m practicing plow pose almost daily and it’s still a lot of room for improvement. That's the beauty about #yoga ...it is not about being perfect, but about rolling out the mat every day. Plow pose stretches...

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Summer workout!

Finally, it’s vacation time, and despite all the fun and relaxation it brings, it can be tricky when it comes to our fitness. Don’t let summer creep up and undo all the hard work you’ve done to get you where you are right now. Decide to fight back and dedicate at...

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Green Goodness Grain Bowl!

My go-to dish for the week is the Green Goodness Grain Bowl. I didn’t want to spend too much time in the kitchen and used frozen peas, asparagus and the pre-cooked rice medley with brown rice, red rice and black barley from Trader Joe's. I mixed the rice medley with...

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Bow pose!

“Yoga is the fountain of youth. You’re only as young as your spine is flexible”. – Bob Harper - Our spine is the major factor in all our movements and protects the spinal cord and nerves. It is very important to keep it strong and flexible. In my own practice and with...

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Machines vs. Body weight

I’m a firm believer that exercise should enhance your lifestyle and make you move better every day. It always catches me by surprise when I see the vast amount of muscle isolating machines in big box gyms. If you are trying to get fit and don’t want to spend too much...

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Tree pose!

Morning balancing practice. 🌞🙏🌞 Every step we take is a balancing act and it’s important to constantly work on our balance to stay safe and steady, especially when we get older. We lose our balance by not moving enough, muscle imbalance and weakness, concentration...

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SIT LESS. MOVE MORE.

Our bodies are made to move and if we don't, we feel aches and pains. Low back pain is a common side effect of a sedentary lifestyle and it's usually caused by "dormant butt syndrome". This scientific term literally sums up what happens to your glutes when you sit on...

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Shrimp Pad Thai Salad

I'm really into salads lately and it doesn't always have to be lettuce with tomatoes. I tried this shrimp pad Thai salad as my go-to dish for the week. I saw the recipe in a WebMD magazine and it’s as good as it promised to be. Crunchy, healthy and the dressing gives...

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Green is good for you!

Green is good for you! It doesn’t matter if you are laying in your backyard or hike in the depth of a rainforest. Spending time in nature is good for your health and happiness. It’s proven to lower stress, blood pressure, improve heart health and your mood. A new...

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Greek salad with quinoa!

After a delicious Mediterranean dinner in NYC last night, I felt inspired to prepare a Greek salad with quinoa for the week ahead. I still had some yellow pepper in fridge and added them for more color and taste. It’s very refreshing and tasty, also a great choice as...

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Fill up your fridge!

“If you keep good food in your fridge, you will eat good food”. If you want to consistently follow a healthy diet, it is important to have healthy food in the house. That way you avoid reaching for junk food or heading out for fast food once hunger hits. Stock up on...

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Plank time!

The plank is a very effective exercise to strengthen the entire core. You often see two basic variations, either on the forearms or on the hands. 👍 The forearm plank puts a greater emphasis on the abdominal muscles because the body is closer to the center of gravity...

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Change up your cardio routine!

Fartlek is a Swedish term and stands for “speed play”, which is an easy way to switch up your walking or running routine. If you love cardio and want to lose weight, you always need to change your routine, otherwise you won’t see any changes in your bodyweight. Our...

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