Asian Pear Salsa

The other day I talked about how I figure out a recipe as I’m throwing things together into a bowl. It’s a pretty simple process and I usually measure and add a little of this and that as I go. As part of my birthday dinner the other night, I made an Asian Pear Salsa […]

Have you tried online yoga yet?

Throughout my Fitness Quest, I’ve periodically given yoga a try. My Mom is a yoga teacher and has always talked about the benefits of it. Usually with some eye rolling from me. The first few times I tried it, I honestly didn’t really like it. I’m a Type A and it didn’t suit my personality. […]

21 Day Bootcamp Detox Challenge with YogaDownload.com

For the last few years, I’ve tried to incorporate yoga into my workouts at least once (if not twice) a week. It’s a great complement to lifting since lifting contracts the muscles and yoga stretches them out.  At first, I hated it. I forced myself to go. I wasn’t bendy and it made my head […]

Are You A Tortoise Or A Hare?

Since I was working at a private gym in past years, this was my first January experience in a real gym. I have to admit I wasn’t sure what to expect with all the tales out there of people everywhere, long waits, packed like sardines. I’m still a bit intimidated at times in crowded gyms. […]

It’s The (Not So) Most Wonderful Time Of The Year

Today was a completely yucky day weather-wise and The (poor) Kid came down with the stomach flu. It figures. Two weeks off from school and the day she is set to go back, it happened. I didn’t wish for her to be sick, but it was nice to stay in all warm and snuggly with […]