For my kids, Halloween is a magical holiday: they spend countless hours imagining themselves as their all time favorite characters, plan out an elaborate map with their friends of must-stop-at-houses based on last years “loot”..
Overview: The FDA daily recommended amount of fiber is 25-30g however, most adults only eat half that! Many people have heard that fiber is an essential part of his or her diet, but fail to understand what it is, how it benefits the body and which foods are proper sources. What it does for you: […]
Monitoring what we put into our bodies (our food) can be just as effective a tool to protect against the sun’s harmful UV-rays as what we put on the outside of our bodies, such as applying natural mineral-based sunscreen to our skin and wearing a quality pair of UV-filtering sunglasses whenever we’re outside in the sun.
I believe it is even more important in today’s environment with the GMO laden crops to get kids involved in the process of growing vegetables and fruits. I started this process with my kids a few weeks ago and it has been incredibly rewarding, so maybe some of you will be inspired to do the same!
“Flow” is a state where you are very focused on the task at hand. With the focus, time seems to slow down, details rise, and the mind lets go of anything else that isn’t important. Ever had an experience where you forgot time and were so engaged, nothing else mattered? And then you were doing the job at hand perfectly? For steady-state performances like endurance sports, learning how to achieve this state of “Flow” can greatly improve your training and racing.
Looking to wake things up in the kitchen? Plan a visit your local farmer’s market. Across the country, localfarmersmarkets are reawakening after months of dormancy offering a bounty of tender greens, crisp vegetables, delicious fruit, fresh baked goods and more right in your neighborhood. For those of us who endured months of snow […]
Through my journey I have discovered a lot of recipes that are easy, tasty and fun to make. If you are beginning your journey to healthy eating, or that’s a goal of yours, this is the post for you. Start with looking in your cupboards. Begin to notice how much processed foods you have.
There are a wide variety of plant-based foods that promote athletic performance. Endurance athletes, in particular, can stand to gain speed and energy by using vegan foods. Spirulina, maca root, turmeric, ginger, and sweet potatoes, are just a few superfood ingredients that make their way into my dishes each day.
As a busy dad, finding the time to work out is hard, especially when you can spend couple hours in traffic. So after a couple episodes of blood-pressure busting traffic, expensive tolls and parking, I decided to explore commuting to NYC from White Plains, it’s a good commute at about 30 miles each way.