Get Fit Through Stand-up Paddleboarding

Get Fit Through Stand-up Paddleboarding

Athlete Spotlight, Healthy Breakfast Recipes, Healthy Recipes for Women, Life, Nutrition for Women, Recipes By Meal, Women's Fitness Personalities
Candice ApplebyGrowing up in San Clemente, California, Candice Appleby spent her weekends riding the waves and became captain of her high-school surf team. She moved to Hawaii for college and began winning surfing competitions all over the world. By all accounts, she was well on her way to a career in surfing — until she discovered stand-up paddleboarding (SUP). Appleby taught herself the sport by watching others and was soon competing against men in SUP racing and surfing — and winning. “My goal growing up was to be a professional surfer, but then stand-up paddling came along,” Appleby says. “Now I get to compete as a professional athlete in a sport that is not subjective and can surf for the pure joy of it without worrying about my next heat…
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Must-Try Reduced Guilt Recipes – Oxygen Magazine

Must-Try Reduced Guilt Recipes – Oxygen Magazine

Healthy Guilt-Free Desserts, Healthy Recipes for Women, Nutrition for Women, Recipes By Meal
So go on — have your cake, then have some more cake!The holiday season sneaks up fast, and before you know it, we’ve gone from fruity smoothies to pumpkin spice everything to green-and-red goodies galore. But don’t resign yourself to the inevitable holiday weight gain — instead, use these recipes to stay mostly within your healthy eating program (it is the holidays after all!) and enjoy some reduced-guilt holiday cheer.Though some recipes contain some less-healthy ingredients (e.g., butter), the quantities are minimal and are overshadowed by benefits from items like nuts, seeds, berries and omegas. What’s more, the grams of sugar per serving is in the single digits, the carbs are less than 16 grams and each recipe is 270 calories or less per serving. So go on — have…
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Simple Batch-Cooking Strategies For the Holidays

Simple Batch-Cooking Strategies For the Holidays

Healthy Recipes for Women, Nutrition for Women
It's not easy to stick to a healthy program during the holidays, especially with the never-ending social commitments that detract from your food prep time and threaten your nutritional resolve. Batch cooking is your timesaving secret weapon to protect you from seasonal temptations and feed you all week long without waistline regret. These recipes can be portioned out in and of themselves to be reused throughout the week, or you can use the Repast Replay suggestions to breathe new life into leftovers.Thanks for watching!Visit WebsiteBig Batch Roasted Chicken + Quinoa Roasted Chicken + Quinoa Makes 6 ServingsHands-On Time: 20 MinutesCook Time: 60 to 90 MinutesYes, you could revert to supermarket rotisserie chicken for a quick hit of lean protein, but what’s the fun in that? Cooking a whole chicken is much easier…
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Healthy New You with Katie Corio

Healthy New You with Katie Corio

Athlete Spotlight, Glute Workouts for Women, Healthy Dinner Recipes, Healthy Recipes for Women, Life, Nutrition for Women, Recipes By Meal, Women's Fitness Personalities, Workouts For Women
Healthy New You with Katie CorioNew Year’s is approaching fast, and if you’re like 99 percent of the world, part of your resolution is to get fit/lose weight/eat healthy. Unfortunately, the majority of resolutioners will abandon their healthy goals by March, and so continues the cycle of gym memberships that go unused. So also continues the cycle of quick-fix programs and yo-yo diets, which not only do a number on your metabolism but which also undermine your confidence.“I have been there,” says Katie Corio, NPC bikini competitor and creator of Oxygen’s Healthy New You online education program. “I have felt the guilt and the low self-esteem that comes with being out of shape. I understand what it is to want to be fit and healthy, but to have it seem…
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5 Must-Try Dragon Fruit Recipes

5 Must-Try Dragon Fruit Recipes

Healthy Recipes for Women, Nutrition for Women
Dragon Fruit SmoothieThough it sounds exotic, dragon fruit — aka pitaya — is now commonplace in most grocery stores. This member of the cactus family has either white or bright pink flesh, and it is the latest superfood being researched for its role in things such as cancer prevention, immunity, increased energy and gut health. Here are five ways to enjoy this tasty, vibrant treat.1. As a cancer-preventive condiment Research published in the Journal of Food Science revealed that the polyphenol and flavonoid content of both white and red dragon fruit contain cancer-preventative substances that help combat breast, ovarian, lung, liver and skin cancers. Thanks for watching!Visit WebsiteDragon-Fire Salsa: Add 1 cup chopped dragon fruit, 1 chopped green onion, 1 tablespoon chopped fresh cilantro, 1 chopped and seeded jalapeño pepper, and 1…
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Fuel Your Performance With the Right Fluids

Fuel Your Performance With the Right Fluids

Healthy Drinks, Healthy Recipes for Women, Nutrition for Women
You know you’re supposed to consume plenty of fluids — especially water — every day. But you also can rely on other beverages to provide hydration, including coffee, tea, milk and protein shakes. Here are some ideas on how to make the most of your daily beverages.EARLY-MORNING BUZZERCoffee is a low-cal way to get your brain synapses snapping when you first rise and is especially useful preworkout: Research shows that consuming caffeine blunts the pain associated with lifting heavier weights or increasing workout volume, which boosts long-term performance. Coffee is also high in antioxidants, which neutralize harmful free radicals, preventing damage to cells and allowing for better recovery and long-term health. Myth buster: Research shows that coffee does count as part of your daily fluid intake and that caffeine only…
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One Food, Five Ways: Watermelon

One Food, Five Ways: Watermelon

Healthy Eating for Women, Healthy Recipes for Women, Nutrition for Women, Nutrition Tips for Women
Summer is just not summer without watermelon. This iconic picnic fruit is directly related to cucumbers, pumpkins and gourds, and besides containing a cool 92 percent water, watermelon also boasts a host of vitamins, minerals and antioxidants to keep you healthy and happy all year-round. Here are five new ways to enjoy this refreshing fruit and keep your nutrition on point.Thanks for watching!Visit Website1. As a post-workout juiceWatermelon juice contains L-citrulline, an amino acid that has been shown to reduce muscle soreness and improve recovery postworkout. It’s also reputed to increase nitrous-oxide levels, helping blood vessels expand and relax, thereby reducing blood pressure. To make your own relax-and-recover juice, blend 2 to 3 cups of watermelon chunks, then strain the mixture into a pitcher and serve over ice. 2. As…
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