May 2013

Insanity Workout

by Jackie on May 30, 2013

Have you seen the infomercials for the Insanity workout DVDs?  This at home workout uses a variety of plyometric drills allowing you to burn up to 1,000 calories an hour!  Get similar results with our seven step at home circuit workout! Designed to engage as many muscles as possible, this workout will help you burn tons of calories in a short amount of time! Keep Reading

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Healthier BBQs

by Mel on May 29, 2013

Summer is here so it’s time to fire up the BBQ!  Often when we think of grilling, we think of high fat foods like hamburgers and hot dogs.  But there are healthier, lower calorie options that are great for a family barbecue!  With some simple changes, you can make your next barbecue into a healthier meal. Keep Reading

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Exercise Barriers

by Jackie on May 24, 2013

Too tired?  No Time?  You don’t have to carve out an hour each day for exercise.  Some days just the few minutes you fit in during your lunch break or early in the morning can really make a difference in the way you feel!  Keep Reading

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When it comes to nutrition, broccoli is a super food with many health benefits! Broccoli is inexpensive and readily available, but may not be at the top of your child’s list of favorite foods.  Many kids are turned off by this nutritious green vegetable.  Learn how to get your kids to eat broccoli with some kid-friendly recipes along with some healthy tips! Keep Reading

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by CB Blog Team on May 18, 2013

It has been about 4 weeks since my last post. This is in part to not wanting to bore you with my day to day monotony. The other part is due to being busy busy busy. Despite being busy, I have not strayed from my weight loss program. I have still been exercising regularly and watching what I eat. I did however have to increase my calories due to competition. Keep Reading

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The dimpling of the skin that often appears on the thighs and buttocks of as many as 85% of all women is often referred to as “cottage cheese thighs.”  How can you shed cellulite without expensive and often ineffective wraps, creams, or supplements? Read more to learn the right exercises to reduce cellulite for smoother, firmer, cottage cheese free thighs.

Say goodbye to cottage cheese thighs with the following exercises that target the areas of the body where cellulite tends to occur.  Try these exercises that target the butt and thighs, they are the most effective way to reduce cellulite. Keep Reading

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The end of the school year is a busy time for families with kids.  Kids are starting to participate in summer sports and all of the end-of-school activities fill up family calendars.  Maintain a healthy diet and keep your kids energy up by eating well on-the-go.  Skip the fast food and say no to sugary snacks with some healthy snacking tips. Keep Reading

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Itching to get outdoors?  Take your workout outside with a backyard bootcamp-style workout!  Outdoor bootcamps provide plenty of fresh air, exercise variety, challenge and, above all, fun!  You get a total-body workout with cardio, strength, and interval training elements that can produce a high-caloric burn during and after your workout.  Plus, you can get your whole family involved in this fun workout! Keep Reading

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Quick Italian Dishes

by Rachelle on May 7, 2013

My kids LOVE pizza and pasta!  But some recipes have too many ingredients and are way too time consuming for busy moms!  Try these three crowd-pleasing Italian dishes that will take 30 minutes or less to prepare.  Make a family favorite lasagna recipe in less time with no-boil noodles, and try a new twist on an old favorite with this delicious pizza pot pie recipe!  Keep Reading

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Feeling drained of energy and too tired to work out?  Exercise can give you a much needed natural burst of energy!  Plus, learn deep breathing and stretching exercises you can do now to immediately increase your energy.  Keep Reading

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