Building Sweat Equity

The blog I wrote last week, “Does Everybody Have An Inner-Athlete?” really got me started thinking. What is it about becoming an athlete that has not just changed my body, but changed how I think about food, changed how I spend my time, and changed how I view my future? Exercise has so many lessons [...]

Roasted Beets with Oranges and Goat Cheese

Ingredients: Small bunch of beets (about 2 pounds) 2 T olive oil 2 tsp salt 1 tsp pepper 2 oranges, cut into segments ¼ cup goat cheese, crumbled 8 cups arugula Dressing: 2 T orange juice 2 T olive oil 1 T orange zest 2 tsp Dijon mustard ¼ tsp salt ¼ tsp pepper Directions: [...]

Get Your Zen On

Yoga is the full meal deal when it comes to exercise. It incorporates four key elements of fitness: strength, stamina, balance and flexibility. Five, I suppose, if you count mind-body connection. Which you should. So okay, five. First, let me say that there are approximately 147 different kinds of yoga. (I’m exaggerating. I do that.) [...]