Manic Monday ~ Surviving the Sick Season
The Mid-West is known for its four seasons, extreme humidity in the heart of summer, the extreme opposite in the heart of winter, and the beautiful fall and spring landscapes. Another point that belongs with the Mid-West climate is the seasonal sicknesses. It's EVERYWHERE!! If you have children that attend our local schools, you KNOW how awful sickness can be around this time of year. And for some reason, this year seems to be one of the worst seasons. In my household th
Manic Monday ~ Cross Training To Try
Out of all the different training styles I prescribe and train with clients, the most favorite is the cross training style. Now, don't get me wrong.....it's not a favorite because of its intensity...in fact, it's quite difficult. It's the FEELING my clients get after they have accomplished this challenging regime. Not to mention, the fast paced workout makes the session seem like it goes by really fast. So, what is this "cross training" program? It is a mix of high and lo
Manic Monday ~ Shake, Shake, Shake!
My blender is my most favorite kitchen appliance. In fact, I have two on hand at all times. I have a large Ninja blender and an 8 cup blender. And truth be told, I have already burned out the motor in the smaller blender this year. I will be sure to pick another one up on my next shopping trip. I use my blenders everyday. The smaller one for a quick mid morning protein snack and the Ninja for an after dinner treat for the whole family. So, you may wonder what goes into the
Manic Monday ~ The Most Powerful Drink
It's the day after Super Bowl Sunday. How are a YOU feeling? In most cases, people have celebrated America's sport of football with enthusiasm, food, and drinks. And today is a new day. A renewal of sorts. A need for some cleaned out bodies! So, in my collegiate studies, I had a professor who walked into class the first day of school carrying a big jug of water. He positioned it in the middle of the class. We all were instructed to circle our chairs around it. The c