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by Kettlebell Country Girl on Jan 11th 2016

Our lives are so busy with work and other activities, but it is very important to make time for your friends. Share a meal and enjoy each others company. I am glad that Kristen and Vinny visited, and I very much enjoyed cooking brunch with Kristen. Here is the brunch menu: Ricotta blueberry pancakes served with warm maple syrup,...

by Kettlebell Country Girl on Oct 14th 2015

Here are 5 Tips that will make meditation less intimidating. Try these when you are having a stressful day and need to take a moment to recharge your mind and body. Do you ever get the feeling that life is passing you by, as though you are always playing catch up? Does it feel as though your mind is like a monkey, constantly jumping...

by Kettlebell Country Girl on Oct 12th 2015

Stretching is a great way to keep your body active and ready for any activity.  It is also a good way to prevent injuries during workouts and training.  Take time to properly stretch and your body will thank you. It’s been nearly two decades since the American College of Sports Medicine formally recommended that athletes,...

by Kettlebell Country Girl on Oct 10th 2015

The American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM-new) recommendations on the quantity and quality of exercise for adults. The basic recommendations – categorized by cardiorespiratory exercise, resistance exercise, flexibility exercise and neuromotor exercise – are as follows: Cardiorespiratory Exercise -Adults should get at least...

by Kettlebell Country Girl on Oct 1st 2015

Developing healthy eating habits is easy and doesn’t have to be confusing. The simplest steps to follow is to eat foods that are derived from plants such as fruits, vegetables, whole grains, and legumes. Here are our top 10 rules to follow when trying to build a healthy lifestyle. 1. Keep an Eye on Portions Portion control is...

by Kettlebell Country Girl on Sep 1st 2015

As a trainer and owner of my own studio there are a few core beliefs that I try to follow everyday. Food is nourishment for my body. I eat foods that are good and healthy (organic, wholesome foods: mostly vegetables, fruit, and whole grains, healthy fats, and healthy proteins). Exercise is the key to my self-love. I want to be...