Archive | December, 2012

THE SKINNY ON LACTIC ACID FOR ATHLETES

30 Dec

Aerobic capacity, the amount of oxygen your muscles can use per minute, is commonly tracked to determine an endurance athlete’s potential. Runners, swimmers, cyclists and others incorporate aerobic capacity training goals because it is often used as an indicator of fitness.

But, not considering mental toughness, the best indicator of success in endurance events isn’t just how well your muscles can get the needed oxygen from your blood but it is also how high a percent of it you can sustain over a long period of time.

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HEALTH BENEFITS OF YOGA

29 Dec

DETERMINATION

29 Dec

“Once a person is determined to help themselves, there is nothing that can stop them.”—Nelson Mandela

DECEPTIVE FOOD LABELS CAN RESULT IN SIGNIFICANT INTAKE OF TRANS FAT

28 Dec

Are you a food label reader? And, you think you know what’s in your food, right? Think again!

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FREE ONLINE COLLEGE CLASS ON NUTRITION

28 Dec

Want to take a FREE online college class on nutrition? (For real… I’m not kidding!)

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CHIA COCOA DRINK

28 Dec

This drink is easy to make, NUTRITIOUS, filling and yummy!

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FIRST…. PREPARING FOR SUCCESSFUL 2013 RESOLUTIONS

27 Dec

Resolutions can reflect our greatest hopes. They can be a description our most intimate dreams. They can be our well thought out plans. If nurtured like a beautiful flower, all this can grow into happy, healthy and long lives! Hopes and dreams backed by action undeniably enrich and enhance life. But unfulfilled hopes, dreams and plans can harm self-esteem and confidence which creates disappointment and real pain. So, before jumping into declaring your 2013 resolutions, let’s poke around at what we can do and / or think about first in order to prepare for real success. That way, when 2014 arrives we will be extremely satisfied with our 2013 results and ourselves. That way, on January 1, 2014 we will be very happy with life and enthused about 2015 and beyond!

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HIGH PROTEIN, SUPER HEALTHY WAFFLES FOR ATHLETES

27 Dec

Whoa! I made this for the first time after returning from the gym this morning. Protein is needed for muscle building after working out, yes?    Well, this recipe is VERY high in protein!

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DEEPLY RELAXING 15 Minute Meditation

27 Dec

Meditation by mindspace.org

EXTREME ENDURANCE CARDIO MAY DO MORE HARM THAN GOOD

27 Dec

How much running is too much running?

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