Grilled Orange Chicken Fingers

Put a healthy spin on chicken fingers with this delicious recipe. The simple, sweet orange glaze for the chicken can be whipped up fast; marinating time is just 15 minutes and the marinade caramelizes deliciously on the grill. Serve this with a spinach salad and baked sweet potato wedges, tossed with herbs and olive oil. Chicken fingers aren’t just for kids!  Continue reading “Grilled Orange Chicken Fingers”

Top 5 Ways to Make Learning to Run More Fun

Throughout life we are all taking first steps. First steps as a child, training wheels, first day of school, and first kisses. It’s just a part of life. Continue reading “Top 5 Ways to Make Learning to Run More Fun”

Sarah Wismer Set To Represent Canada

Sarah Wismer is a 16 year old Guelph native with a dream to represent her country in a sport that she loves.  As a member of the Speed River Track and Field Club in Guelph, she has been around Canadian Champions and Olympians for the last four and a half years.  Now she has the chance to join the ranks of the elite. She recently qualified to represent Canada at the NACAC (North America/Central America/Caribbean) Cross Country Championships in Jamaica and the World Cross Country Championships in Poland via her ninth place finish at the Canadian Championships in Vancouver.  She was the youngest qualifier on a team that is made up of athletes 19 years old and younger. There is only one problem.  Continue reading “Sarah Wismer Set To Represent Canada”

The Rotary Club of Los Gatos Great Race Opens Registration for the 36th Annual Event

It isn’t uncommon to hit traffic on the Los Gatos Creek Trail on any given Saturday morning. Rain or shine, the residents of Los Gatos and its surrounding area, are out and about, staying active and embracing the nature that surrounds them. Continue reading “The Rotary Club of Los Gatos Great Race Opens Registration for the 36th Annual Event”

Homemade Healthy Oatmeal Granola Bars

These granola bars are incredibly easy to make, packed with healthy ingredients and most importantly, they taste delicious. They are naturally sweetened with banana and applesauce and contain healthy fats from the seeds. These are a great addition to a simple breakfast of yogurt and fruit or for a quick snack on the go!  Continue reading “Homemade Healthy Oatmeal Granola Bars”

Attainable Nutrition Resolutions: 30 Day Nutrition Challenge to Achieve Success

If you’re like most people, as you approach a 30-Day Health Challenge, you’re making a mental list of all of the amazing changes you want to make to your lifestyle.  Although making grand statements to improve your eating habits is well intentioned, many people “fall off the bandwagon” over time.  Still, research does show that making resolutions to improve yourself is a useful activity.  People who explicitly make resolutions are ten times more likely to attain their goals than people who don’t. Continue reading “Attainable Nutrition Resolutions: 30 Day Nutrition Challenge to Achieve Success”

Body Fat Percentage Testing in a BOD POD

BODY FAT PERCENTAGE TESTING / BODY COMPOSITION ANALYSIS

Instead of tying to “lose weight” this January, why not make a better New Years resolution to focus on changing the quality of the weight you carry.  Plain and simple, that means putting effort into losing body fat and gaining lean muscle, instead of tracking a number on the scale.  But how do you measure this new goal to know if your efforts with diet and exercise are successful?  Well, that’s where body composition testing in a BOD POD comes in handy! Continue reading “Body Fat Percentage Testing in a BOD POD”

The 3 B’s Of Running

A very wise and well-respected chiropractor in California mentioned the three B’s of running to me a couple months ago. I was tempted to pretend I knew what he was referring to before my curiosity took over. I am glad I asked. Continue reading “The 3 B’s Of Running”

Set Goals, Embrace the New Year

Runners are not new to the concept of goal-setting. From recreational runners who have completed their first training plan towards a 5km to endurance athletes who have run countless marathons, it all started with a goal; will-power and dedication to see the plan through to completion; and a healthy dosage of courage and determination to complete what you started.

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