Spring Salad

Recipes, Veggie of the Month
One of my favorite memories growing up was picking wild fresh asparagus when visiting my aunt and uncle in Nebraska. Picking this strange vegetable fresh and then cooking it up salified my love of asparagus.  It was because of this fond childhood memory that a couple of years ago I tried growing it to no success. For the past two years I have nurtured and watered and tried to keep my little asparagus plants alive. Unfortunately this spring the plant was just dead. So I headed to Trader Joes to pick my asparagus instead of enjoying it fresh from the garden. Since I am constantly trying to get more vegetables into my daily diet as well as preaching to all my clients to eat more veggies I thought I would…
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Swiss Ball Home Workout

Exercise Ideas
As most of you know my favorite piece of equipment in our gym is a Swiss Ball. It is so versatile and can add many levels of intensity to a workout.  Plus you can do this workout at home or in the gym! Below is a video on just a couple of ideas on how you can incorporate the ball into your home workout.  Details on the exercises below the video. Enjoy! Swiss Ball Prone Jackknife: Great Exercise for the core!  Roll out to your shins in a plank position. Keep your shoulders over your hands as you pull the ball in under the hips. Focus on drawing your belly button back and exhale as you pull in with the knees. Perform 1-3 sets of 10-12 reps. Swiss Ball Prone…
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