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Julie's Garage Gym > 2018 > August

What is this one magic ingredient that can be whipped into rich, silky ice cream with no additional sweeteners, sugars, or dairy needed whatsoever? It’s bananas, B-A-N-A-N-A-S! …literally and figuratively speaking.  This One-Ingredient Banana Ice Cream is vegan, gluten-free, dairy-allergic, no-sugar added, AND delicious! The recipe is outrageously simple and is sure to please everyone at the […]
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Carbohydrates: Are they Good or Bad for you?     How many times have you been told that carbohydrates are the enemy? You’ve probably heard things like “to lose weight, just cut carbs”, or “avoid potatoes, bread, rice and pasta like the plague!” The amount of negative press about carbs is dizzying. But truthfully, they […]
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Check out this challenging total-body Kettlebell circuit.     Perform each of these exercises for 45 seconds, resting for 15 seconds in between. Repeat full circuit 3-5 times. Kettlebell Swing Squat with High Pull Reverse Lunge with Kettlebell Pass Through   Push-up with Kettlebell Pull Through Deadlift (alternating straight-leg and bent) Be sure to select […]
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For any of you who sit at a desk, in a car, or experience occasional low back pain, your hips could likely use some TLC. This hip-opening yoga pose can help loosen tight hips, alleviate back pain, improve your range of motion and circulation.   Pigeon Pose targets the hips because it stretches the hip […]
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Who loves Bacon? We do!   How about creamy Egg Salad with crisp Bacon, seasoned to perfection and served in an avocado? Try this delicious spin on traditional, and let’s be honest.. sometimes boring, egg salad. It’s gluten free, keto friendly, and is absolutely scrumptious. Seriously, you had us at bacon!   Egg Salad With Bacon  […]
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Stress is your body’s survival response to life’s mental or physical demands. When you sense danger, whether it’s real or imagined, the body’s defenses kick into high gear in a rapid, automatic process known as the “fight-or-flight” reaction or the “stress response.”   The fight-or-flight response (also called hyperarousal, or the acute stress response) is […]
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This week’s Workout Wednesday is a challenging total-body circuit using a set of dumbbells. You can perform each exercise for 45 seconds, or 10-12 repetitions. Allow 15-30 second recoveries in between moves. Repeat the entire set 3-5 times.     Fast Skaters Side-Lunge (left leg, right leg) with Biceps Curl – Shoulder Press Bent Over Rows […]
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 We love this nutrient packed, sweet and savory combination.     QUINOA SALAD WITH ROASTED SWEET POTATOES, KALE, DRIED CRANBERRIES, & RED ONION yields: 6 servings cook time: 30 minutes   INGREDIENTS: 2 large sweet potatoes, peeled and chopped 1/2 medium red onion, sliced 1 tablespoon olive oil Salt and pepper, to taste 3 cups kale 5 […]
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