Give Yourself OR a Loved One the Gift of Health This Holiday Season! Do you need to lose weight and get in shape? Have you tried a million other things? I've lost over 120 pounds and kept it off. I know EXACTLY what it takes to get the job done. What do you have to lose but unwanted weight! There is no obligation. … [Read More...]
Today's article pertains to my ongoing theme with my personal clients- train smarter not harder...and, if you can train smarter AND harder, get ready for the synergistic effects from your efforts. This segment is in regard to interval training. Rather than jogging endlessly for minimal results, not to mention the psychological strain of being in the gym for hours at a time. Instead, pick your favorite piece of aerobic equipment (treadmill, rowing … [Read More...]
Working with Nichole as my coach has been life changing. She really emphasizes the "importance" of correct posturing, and pushes me to my limit. She taught me about not giving up when it's hard, but to continue pushing just a bit more. Anyone who works with Nichole will find her to be compassionate, educated, easy to work with and a phenomenal coach. Thank you Nichole for your passion of health and exercise! In love, light and … [Read More...]
BUT - they are one of the BEST exercises to develop overall body strength! Start with one, start on your knees - just start pushing-up! If you're having issues with your wrists or knees you can use a counter top or another high, level surface that will enable you to strengthen the pecs, lats, shoulders, triceps and biceps while you progress down to the floor. Push-ups are superior to bench presses and other chest-pushing exercises because they … [Read More...]
Important Stuff to Know!
Ignore the following myths about strength training… Myth: “It will bulk me up” Fact: If a person engages in a program designed to build fitness, definition, … [Read More...]
April 19, 2011 by Nichole Rae If your goal is weight loss or just general health then read on and discover why strength training is so critical to your … [Read More...]
Ask just about anyone starting an exercise routine why they're doing it & they'll respond, "to lose weight!" Please allow me to illuminate some of the … [Read More...]
Nichole’s Favorite Recipes!
Tiss the season for deviled eggs! YUM! Eggs may have a bad reputation for their fat and cholesterol content, but not all of the fats in eggs are "bad." Eggs provide heart-healthy monounsaturated and polyunsaturated fats, also known as MUFAs and PUFAs. Because eggs provide both helpful and potentially harmful fats, they can be included as part of an overall healthy balanced diet. Here's a tasty alternative to cutting down the PUFA's in your … [Read More...]
Healthy Purple Sweet Potato Pie with Almond Crust - no added sugar and gluten free! This recipe made enough to fill a 9" pie pan and a small ramekin, so you can probably cut back the recipe to 2/3 for just the 9" pie pan. What you see below is the full recipe. For the almond crust you will need 1 pound of raw almonds and 1 stick of butter. Make meal out of the almonds (I used a food processor) and then in a large bowl knead in the stick of … [Read More...]