The one leg bicep curl requires you to keep your core solid, maintain good balance and keep your spine upright and in good alignment. Do at least 15 to 20 reps and then switch legs and repeat.
Get those arms in shape for summer with this triceps press exercise. It is easy and can be done at home.
This weeks exercise is great for chest, shoulder and core strengthening.
Exercise of the Week:
This is a great exercise that works all of your Abdominal muscles. You only need a floor to perform the exercise and you can start without using a weighted ball overhead. To start lie flat on the floor, 1 leg bent, 1... leg straight. Sit up into a full crunch as you raise the straight leg up to meet your hands or the ball. Start with 10 reps on each side and progress from there.
This is a great way to get your Abs ready for the beach! See More
Jazzed -Up Oatmeal:
Oatmeal stabilizes blood sugar and helps clear cholesterol from the body. Try oatmeal topped with rosemary or fried sage, ricotta or Parmesan cheese, even a fried egg!
You can find paper-sized sheets of seaweed sold at grocery stores. Seaweed is full of antioxidants, potassium, and vitamins A + B. Dried seaweed makes a healthy and low -cal snack (10 calories/sheet). Break it into small pieces and eat it like potato chips.
This is an ancient strain of hard wheat with a roasted, nutty flavor and chewy texture. Farro is high in fiber and rich in magnesium. It is great in risottos, soups and hearty winter salads.
Eggs are an inexpensive source of high-quality protein and are high in nutrients which may reduce the risk of age-related macular degeneration.
You can buy black garlic online or in a specialty store. It doesn't have the same pungent odor as regular garlic...it is sweet and chewy. Mix it into sauces like regular garlic or simply spread it on toast like peanut butter.
This recipe is creamy and seemingly indulgent, but its thick texture and rich taste come from healthy avocados. Toss it with lettuce, cucumbers and halved cherry tomatoes for a simple salad...you will love it!
CREAMY AVOCADO DRESSING
Makes 1 1/2 Cups Prep Time: 20 Minutes
2 ripe avocados, halved and pitted
1 garlic clove
Juice of a Lemon
1/3 cup rice-wine vinegar
1/4 cup extra-virgin olive oil
Salt and Pepper
1. Scoop the avocado flesh into the bowl of a food processor. Add the garlic clove and lemon juice and process until coarse.
2. Add the vinegar and process until the mixture begins to look smooth. Gradually add the olive oil and mix until totally smooth. The texture can be thinned by adding a few tablespoons of water, if desired.
3. Season the dressing to taste with salt and pepper, and transfer it to a storage container. The dressing will keep for up to three days in a sealed container in the refrigerator.
Detox cleanses often involve juicing or fluids only. Here is a plan that allows you to eat really good food often and still accomplish a nice cleanse for your body. It is easy to follow and all of the items are available in your supermarket. Eat this and feel energized!