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Nice and Smooth

(Simple Satisfying Smoothie Recipes… Anytime) We know most of you are busy from sunup to sundown. I mean, let’s be honest, who has time for a full, well- balanced breakfast every morning? There’s barely enough time to sho...

GUANCIALE SHRIMP ROULADE WITH POMEGRANATE DRESSING

(BEAT Bobby Flay cooking show dish) Recipe by Chef Serge Pambo 4 jumbo shrimps 4 thin slices of guanciale (2 mm) 4 nice leaves of fresh bibb lettuces 4 tsp of pomegranate seeds   FOR DRESSING 2 Tbsp. of pomegranate vinegar...


KEEPING IT REAL – Natural Woman

Cierra Jackson is Miss District of Columbia 2016 and I am her personal fitness trainer. My responsibility is to be sure she is in the best possible shape upon arrival, for the annual Miss America Pageant. The pageant was held S...

Don’t Stress

We all have events and episodes in our lives that cause stress.  In the average metropolitan area, even the daily commute can be highly stressful.  I’m often stressed while sitting in traffic, either thinking about the ...


Gotcha Matcha

Have you been searching for an alternative to your caffeine fix? If so, go get yourself some matcha (mah-cha). Matcha is a powdered form of steamed and dried green tea leaves. For centuries, it has been used in Japanese tea cer...

The Importance of Drinking Water in Weight Loss

There are several things that we consider important in our lives, but the truth is we need only a few really “Essential” things to live, and the top THREE are Oxygen, Water and Food (and in that exact order). The rule of th...


This Is Your Year … Happy Sweet ’16!

2016 is shaping up to be an amazing year already. First because we have witnessed one of the most epic snow storms that has hit the east coast in years, and second because people like YOU have decided to make this year your BES...

DON’T SWEAT THE SMALL STUFF, BUT LET THEM SEE YOU SWEAT!

The (Unexpected) Benefits of Sweating It may be cold outside, but keeping your body warm, is vital to your health. We all need to sweat to maintain healthy fitness levels and achieve goals like losing weight and becoming more l...


GET BACK ON TRACK!

Are your clothes a little snug after a weekend of barbeques and cocktail sipping?  Don’t lose hope—one weekend of partying and binge-eating isn’t going to completely derail your progress if you’re looking to shed poun...

The Benefits of Cranberry Juice

Cranberries are a virtual super food with many benefits that address health and wellness.  They have properties that can alleviate many issues within the body and can help the body heal itself. These small acidic berries that ...