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What Protein Powder Should I Use For My Smoothies?

I like whey protein which is a milk-derived protein source. I choose the isolate type because it contains super high amounts of essential amino acids and branched chain amino acids. If you are lactose intolerant, the whey protein isolate is safe and contains the amino acids that your body needs for optimal muscle repair and enhanced immune function. It is also a better choice for people who are looking to […]

3 raisons de s’entrainer avec de la musique

  1. Vous vous sentirez plus heureux: la musique active le même centre de plaisir dans le cerveau que celui de manger et, croyez-le ou non, aussi le sexe. 2. Vous bougerez plus rapidement: vous aurez un meilleur entraînement avec de la musique. En fait, plus le rythme est rapide, plus vous vous entraînez vigoureusement, vous avez une meilleure endurance, vous faites de l’exercice plus longtemps et brûlez davantage de calories. 3. […]

3 Reasons to Work Out to Music

  1. YOU’LL FEEL HAPPIER: Music activates the same reward or pleasure centers in the brain that respond to good feelings associated with eating and – believe it or not – sex. 2. YOU’LL MOVE FASTER: as I mentioned a few blogs ago, you’ll have a better workout with music. In fact, the faster the beat, the more vigorously you work out, your endurance is better, you exercise longer and […]

Make your own popcorn for a quick and healthy snack! Get the recipe here

It is a good snack, but you may want to think twice before you microwave your next batch. Researchers at the University of Toronto found that the chemicals used to coat the insides of microwavable bags can contaminate the foods in the packages and enter your bloodstream. These substances were shown to break down into perflurinated carboxylic acids (PFCAs) which have been linked to cancer. Unfortunately, there is no way […]

3 aliments à ajouter à votre régime alimentaire pour réduire les crampes menstruelles

Éliminez ou réduisez vos crampes menstruelles en ajoutant des noix, du brocoli et des oranges à votre alimentation. Pour collation, manger une orange avec quelques noix. Ajouter une salade de brocoli (recette de Ricardo) pour le dîner ou servir comme accompagnement de votre souper. Lire davantage: Les bons et les mauvais aliments durant la menstruation

Réduisez votre poids et dormez mieux

Avoir la santé est un parcours quotidien sans être une compétition

Avoir la santé est un parcours quotidien sans être une compétition  

Release Extra Weight and Sleep Better

Read more: Join one of our fitness classes Do  you want a better sleep?  14 tips to improve your sleep Lose weight by maintaining  regular sleep patterns 3 best exercises to lose weight How to lose weight quickly What do you need to eat to lose weight? 6 Basic Steps to Love your Body Again and Shred Pounds

3 Foods To Add To Your Diet To Reduce Menstrual Cramps

Snack idea:  grab a sugar free yogurt and add a handful of walnuts. Get free recipies here: Skinny Brocoli Salad Get More Recipes with Brocoli here: Pinterest  


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    Mel, I wanted you to know how much I appreciate and enjoy your Online Friday chair yoga classes. It is so nice to see your smiling face and dedication teaching us. I hope that one day soon we will be able to return to the center to meet up again with all our friends.  Stay well and please keep your nice smile.  

    - Irmgard,

    Mel, thank you so much for offering Online Fitness Classes!  I love all your videos.  You provide a great variety of exercises and it can be modified to make it harder which is great.  I was telling everyone because I am used to your style of yoga, when I close my eyes and hear your voice, it’s like we are in the same room.  Much love, Jackie.

    - Jackie St. G.,