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
Did you know that getting on an airplane increases your risk of a cold OVER 100x?
Here's the scoop:
I typically don't eat red meat; however the flavorful ingredients in this "Cooking Light Magazine" recipe spoke to me...garlic, green onion, chile paste...YUM! And it seemed pretty easy too. Bonus.
The recipe is listed below. I made THREE modifications:
Yoga has been around for thousands of years and first originated in India. Pilates is a relative newbie having been created in the 1920s by Joseph Pilates as a way of rehabilitation. Both offer health benefits, but which is better yoga or pilates? In today’s world physical results rank high as a criterion, but what about the mental and spiritual aspects? Consumers want an exercise experience that is physically challenging, that is a sound value, and creates tangible results.