4 Surprising Reasons to Practice Yoga

You may think that yoga is just a club for the thin white and Asian girls with their Lulu Lemon spandex outfits, or that it is for vegetarian Hindus in India to help them worship their gods. Or perhaps you went to church and were told that yoga is a pagan practice that has no…

Easy Salmon Salad

Hello Summer! It’s hot outside here in Southern California, and I don’t get home from work until 7:15! That means dinner needs to be quick, but I don’t want to sacrifice nutrition or taste either! Enter my Easy Salmon Salad recipe! Honestly I make this in a pretty wooden bowl and then hand my husband…

Irresistible Hummus Recipes

Happy Meatless Monday, everyone! One of my favorite discoveries in the meatless department is the glorious, healthy, yummy, and best of all versatile spread that we call hummus. When I first discovered hummus I bought it at the store, trying new varieties whenever I could justify the cost. Then I stopped buying it, because, no,…

The 4 Exercises Every Fitness Program Needs

I’m a big advocate of functional fitness. What is functional fitness? Fitness exercises that apply to real life situations. Functional fitness exercises mimic moves made in daily living and train muscle groups to move efficiently together, preparing you to move easily and powerfully in your life outside the gym. Your average body builder and bikini…