Health Benefits of Drinking Lemon Water

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This tip of the week is inspired by my stay here in Rishikesh India. Every morning before our yoga practice we are greeted with a warm lemon water. So I decided to share with you the benefits of such ritual 🙂 10 Reasons Why You Should Drink Warm Lemon Water in the Morning 1. Boosts your…

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Cruel Complex Workout

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  Hey hey! We are back with a new workout for you! Please read the post below before you do this workout 🙂 This one is a little different than usual, we are including weights and it is based on complex training. Complex training is  a great way to add some variety to your workouts,…

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No Where To Run Workout

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  Planning a holiday?  Well you should never have an excuse why you couldn’t work out while you are away… Zuzana and I are bringing you another workout where there is NO equipment required! So NO EXCUSES! This workout is simple and all you need is preferably a hill, and some sort of ledge or…

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#18: Beat The Bug!

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[Audio clip: view full post to listen] In this episode, Zuzana and Nik give you advice on how to avoid and treat a cold or flu. During the episode they discuss a few home remedies that will help speed up the recovery process and make you feel better, see below for recipes. Download the Episode…

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Tomorrow…you’re always a day away!

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Happy 12/12/12 everyone!! Seeing as it is the last of the great repeating dates to occur in our lifetimes – unless you’re planning to live until Jan. 1, 2101, that is. 🙂 It inspired me to write this post…. The holiday season is here and I think it is one of the hardest times for…

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Cut To The Core Workout

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  Hey Guys! As we were traveling through Spain, Zuzana found this awesome “surfer town” Zarautz. I Definitely recommend checking it out if you are travelling through northern Spain. It was a great place to chill out on the beach and there is tons of surfing!         Anyways…. Let me “Cut to the Core”…

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Pumpkin Cheesecake Brownies

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1 cup spelt flour 1 tsp baking powder 2 tsp baking soda 1 tsp sea salt 2 tsp cinnamon 1 cup coconut oil 6 oz unsweetened chocolate 1 cup maple syrup 1 Tbsp pure vanilla extract 1 tsp maple extract 3/4 cup pureed pumpkin 1 Tbsp balsamic vinegar 8 oz dried cranberries 16 oz vegan…

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Slim Skipping Workout

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Slim Skipping is a great interval workout that can be done anywhere! All you need for this one is a skipping rope and a gymboss timer. Set your Gymboss timer for 10 rounds of 1min and 30sec rounds (see image below). You will start with 1 min of skipping followed by 30 secs of pushups.…

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5 x 5 Workout

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  Happy Hump Day! The workout today is called 5 x 5 simply because you will perform 5 different exercises one after another (which would be 1 circuit) and then repeat it 5 times! The exercises and rep counts are as follows: Jump Lunges x 20 Mountain Climbers x 100 Side Lateral Squat x 20…

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Cry For Mercy Workout

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Hey Guys! So we have a new style of workout for you – Pyramid style. All you will need is water and a towel. [And well maybe a list of the exercises 😉 ] It is simple there are 6 different exercises, start out by doing 15 repetitions for each exercise and each round drop…

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Green Chocolate Cookies

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Green?  I called these cookies “green chocolate” because the main part of the cookie is made from avocado. Most people shy away from avocados, associating them with “fat”.  However you need to understand that it is a “good” fat!  The fat in avocados actually helps your body better absorb the nutrients in the other foods…

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“Impression” Cookies

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Adapted from Whole Foods Market What better way to leave a good “impression” with friends and family than sharing some vegan thumbprint cookies?  The cookie part of these are not overly sweet; the idea when eating them is to get a little  jam filling with each bite, which makes them taste sweeter 🙂 1 cup…

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Sweet Poison

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The Silent Killer, Sugar! Are you bloated, lazy, moody, depressed, overweight, obese? How much sugar do you consume? I honestly believe that Sugar is not fit for human consumption. Literally every single organ in the body is negatively affected by sugar. Get this, It’s been said that one teaspoon of sugar lowers your immune systems response…

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