Archive | January, 2012

Calorie Shifting: Perfecting your figure!

January 31, 2012

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tricking your metabolism diet

When trying to lose fat, many people start lowering their calorie intake in order to reach their goals. At first, you might see your weight going down on the scale, but on the long run, staying on a low-calorie diet will only slow down your metabolism and signal your body to switch itself into starvation […]

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Workout Log) Week of 23-29 January ’12

January 29, 2012

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Summary of the week Let’s check out what my goals were: 2 x 12min HIIT DONE 50min. Bun Shaper routine from One-on-one with Tony Horton DONE Cardio session + Total Body Circuit (weight training) DONE (I only used body weight since I was very sore) 10min. Split stretches (4-5/week) DONE (I even did one extra session) […]

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Monday Inspiration: Just Do It !

January 29, 2012

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Just passing by to share a little inspiration before I start my “Valentine’s Project“ ! Have a great week !

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Project Valentine’s: Fitness Challenge!

January 28, 2012

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As I mentioned in my last Workout Log, I’ve started a new challenge this week, called “Project-27″, which is more of a long-term challenge. In order to keep myself motivated, I’m breaking it up into smaller challenges. Short-term goals are helpful because they are more measurable than long-term goals, without them, you might feel like […]

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Homemade Peanut Butter !

January 24, 2012

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Make your own yummy spread, it’s easy as 1,2,3! I can’t believe I didn’t try this one before, thank you LIZ for the reminder! I always felt a little guilty buying my 10$ organic peanut butter at the natural health food store, and now that I’ve tried making my own, I’m never turning back! Yesterday, I […]

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Workout Log) Week of 16-22 January ’12

January 24, 2012

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Summary of the week Rest, eat, sleep, day-dream, eat, and rest some more… No, I didn’t give up, if that’s what you’re thinking! I don’t remember the last time I haven’t worked out for so long (one whole week! Yayks!), but let me tell you that this short break did me good! I usually always […]

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No Gym, No problem!

January 20, 2012

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3 New Body-Weight Workout Routines from: “The Women’s Health Big Book of Exercises“. I believe that this is the 5th workout that I will be sharing from my favorite fitness book: “The Women’s Health Big Book of Exercises“. Feel free to check out the previous workouts by clicking on the links bellow: The Best Sports […]

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Workout Log) Week of 09-15 January ’12

January 16, 2012

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Summary of the week 2 x 12min HIIT 2 x 20min. Elliptical trainer (HIIT & moderate intensity) 25min. Bun Shaper routine from One-on-one with Tony Horton 30min. Total Body Circuit (weight training) *Click HERE to view Last week’s HIIT routine (look for DAY03) ** Click HERE to check out the “Bun Shaper” routine  

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20+12 Fun Ideas: Stuff that will Make you Feel Awesome in 2012!

January 11, 2012

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Playing is for Grownups Too… As you look back to your childhood years, do you ever remember thinking: “I wish I never grow up to be a boring adult”. As a little girl, I would often think how serious and stuck up grownups were, I would think to myself “when I grow up, I will […]

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Workout Log) Week of 02-08 January ’12

January 10, 2012

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Summary of the week 20min. Elliptical trainer 60min. brisk walk 12min. HIIT (High Intensity Interval Training) 30min. Elliptical trainer 30min. TBC (Total Body Circuit) 10min. Deep Stretch

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Healthy Cottage Cheese Pancake Recipe !

January 6, 2012

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Fueling your body with the proper nutrients should definitively be something we all enjoy. When I first started working out, a decade ago, I had the false belief that I needed to eat boring, non-satisfying, and lite versions of my favorite foods to get in shape. We all know that nutrition plays a major role in the results we […]

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Workout Log) Week of 26 Dec. ’11- 01 Jan. ’12

January 4, 2012

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Summary of the week 15min Total Body Circuit training 2 x 10min. Quicky Workout/Total Body Circuit 20min. Elliptical trainer

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Workout Log) Week of 19-25 December ’11

January 4, 2012

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Summary of the week 12min HIIT 16min HIIT on Elliptical trainer 2 x Total Body Circuit

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Pizza Omelet Recipe !

January 2, 2012

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How Do You Like Your Eggs? Boiled, poached, scrambled, sunny side up? If you are looking for something new, try this delicious and healthy recipe to add some variety to your meals.         Ingredients (2 servings) veggies of your choice, preferably seasonal (I used 1 onions, 1  leak, 3 mushrooms, and 1 carrot) 3 whole eggs + 2 […]

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