YOUR first one! So you’ve decided to take the triathlon plunge? You won’t be the only triathlete newbie in the starting area. Race participation has increased more than 300% over the last five years and continues to grow. Athletic-Minded Traveler will help you:
- pick the race distance
- gear up
- create a training plan
- & avoid mistakes
As NIKE once encouraged, “Just Do It”
Banana bread. Moist, flavorful and yummy. Healthy? If you are buying it at a bakery, coffee shop or grocery store, probably not. In fact it's likely a fat and calorie bomb!
March 1 - Today, Southwest begins its new Rapid Rewards program for all customers. Gone are the simple Rapid Rewards credits--16 one-ways for a free flight--and they are replaced by a complicated point system. We attempted to call Southwest's toll-free phone number to clarify a few issues, but alas, all we heard on the phone was a busy signal--uh oh. Scroll down for additional information.
Important #'s to know:
Everyone has their "best of" song list for motivating a workout, but what about the wind-down? I love nothing more than falling asleep after a really hot, sweaty, and heart pounding yoga session during the savasana. Certain songs make it happen.
The NFL Quarterback is the most important and most difficult job in sports. A "rifle" arm hardly guarantees success, nor does a 4.0 GPA nor Heisman trophy. Countless quarterbacks have been drafted in the NFL's first round with the hopes and Superbowl dreams of fans riding along, only to be disappointed by interceptions, injuries and football follies. The following quarterback busts were drafted #1, #2 or #3 overall: JaMarcus Russell (1), Alex Smith (1), David Carr (1), Tim Couch (1), Jeff Geo
The best way to guarantee that you'll eat well? Have good (healthy, nutritious) food readily available. Many of our athletic-minded community are parents and seek meals that are healthy and easy. Easier said than done, right? Here are some simple ideas/steps and a recipe.
Scary Fact: On average travelers gain 1 to 2 pounds per DAY on cruise vacations. It's not a huge surprise considering that the most often cited reason for taking a cruise is that everything is included. People want (and get) their money's worth
Why would a healthy person want to go on a cruise?
How can it possibly be December 18th? Weren't we just enjoying our smoked turkey from Greenberg Farms last week? HARDLY! Time flies when you are active and on-the-go!
If you are like we, and a little unprepared for the gift giving about to come, we hope these ideas will be helpful:
* Coffee and tea are rich in antioxidants, but white tea has the most
* Herbal tea is really not “tea” but an infusion of herbs & spices
* Coffee has more caffeine than tea
* Tea is easier to prepare and typically costs less
* Coffee stains your teeth more than most teas