Eating in-season fruit is all-around win-win situation. Flavours and nutrients are higher, and the abundance means less food transportation, and less refrigeration and irradiation needed= lower prices and a chance to support your farming neighbours! For the sake of simplicity, we listed the items from a culinary standpoint (i.e. sweet= fruit), not from a scientific standpoint (i.e. fruits have seeds in them, which includes produce like tomatoes, squash, pumpkin, etc). We’ve b
Physical- Breathe. Working out will naturally increase your respiration rate as your working muscles start demanding more oxygen to keep up with the requirements of the exercise. However, when it comes to lifting weights, sometimes the incredible focus and force that you’re using to move the weights take centre stage, resulting in holding your breath until the reps are complete. Now, don’t get us wrong, there’s a time and a place for holding your breath during an entire rep (
Darlene first came to us through her friend, Cortina Jones. Cortina found us on Facebook in the dead of winter, and wanted to do some running-specific training in anticipation of the upcoming outdoor running season. To make it more fun, she convinced one of her running buddies and fellow colleague Darlene to join her. These two clicked with the coaches instantly: Darlene with her love of sports, and Cortina with food (*cough* bribes *cough*). Throughout their weekly sessions,
With all that extra turkey (and other delicious dishes/desserts) you’ll be eating this month, why not add an extra workout as well? Ladder Complete exercises A1 through A5 in order for the indicated number of reps. Repeat the ladder 3-5 times depending on the level of difficulty you are aiming for.
Ex: Walkouts x 5 reps, Single Leg Hip Thrusts x 10 reps each, Pushups x 15 reps, Jump or air squats x 20 reps and Toe Touches x 30 reps. Complete this ladder 3-5 times.
Enjoy a nice warm-in season- squash soup as sweater weather approaches. This squash soup is quick and easy to whip up and is sure to get some delicious veges into your body! Yield =~ 6 servings Prep Time= 20min | Cook Time= 45 min| Total time= 65min Here’s what you’ll need: 1 medium kobacha squash 3-4 medium sized potatoes ½ an onion 2 cups of broth 2 cups of water 1 tsp of oil salt and pepper to tasting Here’s what you do: 1. Preheat the oven to 400C. 2. Cut the squash in h