Archive for April 2011

Got Lunch? Healthier Options On The Go!

For most people, lunch time is rushed.  You, maybe, get an hour, if you are lucky.  So, you are running to one of the nearest restaurants to grab something quick and easy.  Despite time being of the essence, you don’t have to hit up fast food restaurants to grab something quick, and there are actually... Read more »

More Common, Less Recognized... Binge Eating Disorder

More Common, Less Recognized... Binge Eating Disorder
I wanted to blog today about something that is actually quite close to me… Binge Eating Disorder.  According to the Mayo Clinic, “Binge-eating disorder is a serious eating disorder in which you frequently consume unusually large amounts of food. Almost everyone overeats on occasion, such as having seconds or thirds of a holiday meal. But... Read more »

Chocolate Week: Peanut Butter Dark Chocolate + Protein

Welcome to day three of CHOCOLATE WEEK!  This blog is a bit late because I was out enjoying the BEAUTIFUL weather today!  Come on, Chicago, isn’t Spring amazing!?  Anyways, back on to today’s feature… Peanut Butter Dark Chocolate + Protein KIND Bars! I’d tried KIND Bars in the past, and they were good, but they... Read more »
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Chocolate Week: 38 Degrees Frozen Yogurt

Welcome to Chocolate Week, Day Two.  This week my goal is to introduce you to some better ways to take care of that sweet tooth! Today I’m focusing on a local Chicago area business, 38 Degrees Frozen Yogurt.  Located right off of the Davis Purple Line stop in Evanston, this is actually one of many... Read more »

Chocolate Week: Chocolate Avocado Mousse

Since so many people out there are choco-holics, myself included, I decided to write new blog each day this week which features none other than CHOCOLATE!!!!  Make sure you come back each day to see my chocolate feature.  It may be a recipe, it may be a product from the store, or it may feature... Read more »

So, You've Done Shaun T's INSANITY. It's Time To Head To The Asylum!

I got notice today that the latest workout program from Shaun T (who I seem to be talking about a lot lately… he rocks, what can I say!?) is available.  Many of you have heard of and probably done INSANITY.  Well, he just released a follow-up program called THE ASYLUM.  This program is meant for... Read more »
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My Weekend With Shaun T

My Weekend With Shaun T
This past weekend I had the honor of attending the EMPOWER Fusion fitness convention and going through a STRIDE training with Shaun T (famed for Insanity and Hip Hop Abs).  I had worked out with Shaun T in the past, both on video and in person, but I never really had the opportunity to spend... Read more »