How to Become a Better You & Create Powerful Change

At the beginning of each new year, we are bombarded with making New Year's resolutions, making changes, and overhauling some aspect(s) of our life. After all, it's a New Year so with that comes a New You…right? Well, not this year! When the New Year rolled around, I shared publicly that I was not making [...]

Three moves guaranteed to future proof your body and increase muscle strength by 30%

Stretching Increases Strength by 30% A study published in Science and Medicine in Sports & Exercise found that stretching slowly and holding it for 15-30 sec and repeating the stretch three times between sets increases the amount you can lift. This occurs because stretching boosts the blood flow to the muscles and warms them up, [...]

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Three strategies guaranteed to improve your athletic and work performance

Give Yourself A Pep Talk Giving yourself a pep talk, really does work and will yield instant results. Studies published in the Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research found that men who said "I can jump high" out loud before attempting a jump produced more power in their legs to launch themselves up, than when [...]

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Homemade Lacto-Fermented Mayonnaise

Lately I've really gotten into this 21st century homesteading stuff (self sufficiency, using less energy, eating wholesome local food, etc).  I get a lot of pleasure out of making yummy goodness for my family.  I've even hand-sewn 4 items in the past week...WHAT?!?  Yep, I've really gotten into this and it's been great to have [...]

By | August 28th, 2014|Categories: All Blogs, Christy's Blog, Diet & Nutrition, Tips, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Kick Your Limiting Beliefs to the Curb!

I love watching all the popular weight loss shows, but probably not for the reason you think.  I don't need to learn any new tricks or workout methods that are going to help me or help teach my clients what to do.  I know what works and that is not extreme exercise or eating too [...]

July Reflections and August Goals

My goals for July didn't pan out the way I had expected.  I've done a lot of reflection and realized that I didn't take into consideration what I had in store for the month of July.  We went out of town for the holiday, I had a full party week that included traveling to Jacksonville [...]

By | August 6th, 2014|Categories: All Blogs, Christy's Blog, Diet & Nutrition, Healthy, Tips, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Fitness Questions: Why do muscles shake when lifting weights

Cover via Amazon Shaking is triggered by an increase in lactic acid and is  your body's way of preventing you from injuring yourself, says Bob Greene, a trainer and author of Best Life and Oprah's personal trainer. "There's also a certain amount of microtrauma that naturally occurs when you strength-train," he explains. "If [...]

By | February 12th, 2013|Categories: Healthy, Tips|Tags: , , , , , |0 Comments

Your success is related and affect by your internal thoughts and perceptions says Joseph McClendon and Tony Robbins

The level of SUCCESS you experience INTERNALLY - the happiness, joy, etc is the direct result of the way you COMMUNICATE to yourself - if you tell yourself you are too old for this and that, then you will be too old; if you tell yourself you will never lose weight, then you will not [...]

By | May 6th, 2012|Categories: Benny's Blog, Tips, Well|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

Figs are high in fiber, iron, and boost energy

Nutrition Tip: Figs are fresh in fiber and high in iron, boosting energy and promoting healthy blood. Fig leaf extract has anti-diabetic properties reducing the amount of insulin needed by some people with diabetes. Figs are however high in calories so they should be eaten moderation. Figs contain sterols which lower cholesterol, good source of [...]