Are You All Knotted Up? By Cheryl Alker

How many times have you asked someone to rub your shoulders because they feel sore and tight and then they find a spot that feels like a knot? Well, that small, painful, hard knot they just found in the muscle is a trigger point. In a healthy muscle, all the fibers are long and even, […]

A Spoonful of Sugar By Cheryl Alker

Many years ago I attended a lecture with regard to body fat and, whilst I learnt many facts that day, there was one line the lecturer delivered that has stayed with me. It was “if sugar was discovered today, it would be banned as an illegal substance!” I totally agreed and must admit that I […]

New Year, New Abs! By Cheryl Alker

So the festivities are finally over, the last of the cookies, chocolate and pies have been eaten and you are now experiencing that awful feeling of your  waistband  digging in and your belt no longer fitting on the same hole it did before the holidays! So what are you going to do to remove that […]

Anti-Inflammatory Blast

I love this drink! So refreshing with great anti-inflammatory properties. I use my Nutribullet to blend. Blend and enjoy!   1 Stalk of Celery 1 Cup of Cucumber 1/2 Cup of Pineapple 1/2 Lime Coconut Water

Is Your Head Weighing You Down? By Cheryl Alker

The average human head weighs approximately 12 pounds. Whilst that may not come as a huge shock to you, knowing that for every inch you crane your neck forward, your 12 pound head gains a whopping 10 pounds might! The truth is that our head only weighs 12 pounds if we have perfect posture but […]

How Much Should I Drink?

So your New Year’s Resolution was to get fit and healthy. You have no doubt hit the gym with a vengeance, or are starting your day with a brisk walk, or you may have chosen to dust off that bike that has been sitting in your garage for years.  Whatever new fitness regime you have […]

PEANUT BUTTER PROTEIN BALLS

PEANUT BUTTER PROTEIN BALLS

A Healthy Breakfast Recipe from Sherri Mraz, the Cookin’ Yogi PEANUT BUTTER PROTEIN BALLS 1/2 cup natural peanut or other nut butter 1/2 cup maple syrup pinch sea salt 1 tsp vanilla extract 1 1/2 cups rolled oats 1/2 cup dark chocolate chips 1 tsp chia seeds 2 -3 tbls vanilla protein powder 1/4 cup […]

Do You Really Need Supplements? by Sherri Mraz

Do You Really Need Supplements? by Sherri Mraz

Did you know that Americans spend a whopping 21 billion on supplements? I find it ironic being that I often hear complaints about the cost of organic food. People end up buying inferior food only to then buy junk supplements to make up for the damage. Americans buy fast food because it is convenient and […]

Are You All Knotted Up? By Cheryl Alker

Are You All Knotted Up? By Cheryl Alker

How many times have you asked someone to rub your shoulders because they feel sore and tight and then they find a spot that feels like a knot? Well, that small, painful, hard knot they just found in the muscle is a trigger point. In a healthy muscle, all the fibers are long and even, […]

Spring Clean Your Plate by Sherri Mraz

Spring Clean Your Plate by Sherri Mraz

Do you sometimes feel a lack of energy mid-afternoon, or at the end of the day? Do you regularly have low energy days? Many things can contribute to lack of energy such as stress, lack of sleep; even clutter can be a contributing factor. Stress and lack of sleep send a rush of adrenaline through […]

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A Spoonful of Sugar By Cheryl Alker

A Spoonful of Sugar By Cheryl Alker

Many years ago I attended a lecture with regard to body fat and, whilst I learnt many facts that day, there was one line the lecturer delivered that has stayed with me. It was “if sugar was discovered today, it would be banned as an illegal substance!” I totally agreed and must admit that I […]

This Seaweed Crunch Is Packed With Calcium And Omega 3s By Sherri Mraz

This Seaweed Crunch Is Packed With Calcium And Omega 3s By Sherri Mraz

The best vegan source of calcium is sesame seeds and almonds. Some other great sources include broccoli, cabbage, collards, dandelion greens, dulse (a seaweed), kale and prunes. Your body will absorb them much easier if they are uncooked. Seaweed Crunch Recipe Ingredients: 1/4 cup Extra Virgin Olive Oil ½ cup maple syrup 1 cup of […]

New Year's Resolution No. 1 By Cheryl Alker

New Year’s Resolution No. 1 By Cheryl Alker

As the clock strikes its last chime so comes the countless New Year’s resolutions.  Across America, millions of people promise themselves and others that they were going to get fit and healthy in 2016.  Unfortunately, by the end of January a significant proportion of those well-intentioned folks would have quit their New Year’s regime and […]

New Year, New Abs! By Cheryl Alker

New Year, New Abs! By Cheryl Alker

So the festivities are finally over, the last of the cookies, chocolate and pies have been eaten and you are now experiencing that awful feeling of your  waistband  digging in and your belt no longer fitting on the same hole it did before the holidays! So what are you going to do to remove that […]

The Fastest and Most Simplest Way to Power Up Your Healthy Meals By Sherri Mraz

The Fastest and Most Simplest Way to Power Up Your Healthy Meals By Sherri Mraz

In society today, do women eat enough green, leafy vegetables? It must be a known fact by now – that the most under-eaten food is leafy greens. It is one of the most under-utilized types of food. This is changing to some degree, though, because the media is promoting greens.  The problem is that although […]