Sugar Shockers

Sugar Shockers!

I had the privilege of doing seminars this week with some young ladies attending the Bulldog Soccer Academy at Drake University. One aspect of wellness the coaches wanted me to discuss with campers was nutrition for athletes. One of my favorite ways to educate others about what they’re putting in their bodies is to actually …

Tricep Pushup Photo

Workout: Tricep Challenge

My workout videos are back! It has been a couple months since I’ve posted one of these and I plan to continue posting more frequently now that I’m learning to use iMovie. Learning new skills such as putting videos together reminds me that exercising the brain is just as important as the body. Triceps are …

Sweet Cherry 002

I am the 30%

A few years ago the New York Times came out with an article stating that 30% of people who believe they have food allergies actually do not. Back in high school I had mild allergic reactions to cherries and peaches. It wasn’t anything serious; however, it wasn’t too enjoyable having a tingling, itchy mouth, tongue, and lips. …

Drop Dead Healthy

Recommended Read: Drop Dead Healthy

One way I stay up-to-date in my field is by reading books, journals, and studies about health and wellness. When I heard that one of my favorite writers, A.J. Jacobs, was coming out with a book all about health, I was ecstatic. Having read and thoroughly enjoyed his previous two books,The Know-It-All and The Year of Living …

Patriotic Skewers

Sweet Skewers

I’m having a party on Wednesday to celebrate the 4th of July and was looking for something easy, healthy, and tasty to assemble for my friends. While I generally use skewers to grill meats, vegetables, and to assemble other treats, I rarely use them for desserts. Feeling a bit patriotic, I decided to do a red, …