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Making Sustainable New Year’s Resolutions

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I say this every year, but I’m going to say it again. Where does the time go?! It feels like just yesterday I was making my 2016 resolutions, and today I’m getting ready to ring in 2017. Today I have a guest post by Brandon Caraballosa, RD, CPT. Brandon is a graduate of Long Island University’s Bachelor of Science in Nutrition DPD Program and successfully completed his Dietetic internship at James J. Peters VA Medical Center. He is currently a…

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15 Minute Ab Circuit

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15 Minute Ab Circuit

Today I’m sharing one of my favorite workouts, a 15 Minute Ab Circuit that you can do anywhere and anytime. I’m all about using weights and machines, but I don’t always have time for that. This workout is perfect for those days when you just don’t have the time or energy to leave your house. (But it’s also really great to do outside and you get the added bonus of a little Vitamin D boost!). Everyone can fit 15 minutes into…

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Easy Berry Smoothie Recipe

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Delicious berry smoothie

Smoothies are one of my favorite things to have for breakfast. They’re easy to make, packed with vitamins and antioxidants, and are delicious. What’s not to love? I almost (key word: almost) feel guilty having something that tastes like dessert for breakfast. Today I’m sharing this easy berry smoothie recipe that I whipped up this morning in under 5 minutes. Ingredients: 1/2 cup plain Greek yogurt 1/2 frozen banana 1/2 cup frozen berries (I get a huge bag of mixed berries from Costco.)…

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Biceps and Triceps Workout

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Standing bicep cable curls, seated tricep presses, and horizontal frontal cable curls

Ever heard the saying summer bodies are made in the winter? It’s so true. With summer quickly approaching (trust me, I’m counting down the days), I’ve been trying to get back into a routine workout schedule. Commuting to the city makes it pretty difficult for me to get to the gym during the week. If I wanted to go in the morning before work, I’d have to wake up at 5:00am, get to the gym by 5:30, finish working out…

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