Chicago Personal Trainer: Asthma

Quote of the day “A wise man will make more opportunities than he finds.” Francis Bacon Chicago Wellness Tip of the Day: Quercetin…what?  Well it is a flavonoid found in strawberries that decrease the risk of asthma and lung cancer.  They also protect the body from heart disease. So have a 1/2 cup of strawberriesContinue reading “Chicago Personal Trainer: Asthma”

Chicago Personal Trainer: Strawberries & Immunity

Quote of the day “It’s really a wonder that I haven’t dropped all my ideals, because they seem so absurd and impossible to carry out. Yet I keep them, because in spite of everything I still believe that people are really good at heart.” Anne Frank Chicago Wellness Tip of the Day: One cup ofContinue reading “Chicago Personal Trainer: Strawberries & Immunity”

Chicago Personal Trainer Tip: High Blood Pressure

Quote of the day “The purpose of our lives is to be happy.” Dalai Lama Chicago Wellness Tip of the Day: High Blood Pressure.  Eating foods high in potassium and low in sodium can help reduce high blood pressure which in the long run, can reduce the risk of a stroke.  Check out DASH  http://www.dashdiet.org/ Continue reading “Chicago Personal Trainer Tip: High Blood Pressure”

Chicago Personal Trainer Tip: Keep it Colorful

Quote of the day “Obstacles don’t have to stop you. If you run into a wall, don’t turn around and give up. Figure out how to climb it, go through it, or work around it.” Michael Jordon Chicago Wellness Tip of the Day: Here is a very easy tip to digest but lets try it! Continue reading “Chicago Personal Trainer Tip: Keep it Colorful”

Chicago Personal Trainer Tip: American Heart Association

Quote of the day “The difference between the impossible and the possible lies in a person’s determination.” – Tommy Lasorda Chicago Wellness Tip of the Day: The American Heart Association recommends eating eight or more fruit and vegetable servings every day. An average adult consuming 2,000 calories daily should aim for 4.5 cups of fruitsContinue reading “Chicago Personal Trainer Tip: American Heart Association”

Chicago Personal Trainer Tip: Flavonoids

Quote of the day “We begin from the recognition that all beings cherish happiness and do not want suffering. It then becomes both morally wrong and pragmatically unwise to pursue only one’s own happiness oblivious to the feelings and aspirations of all others who surround us as members of the same human family. The wiserContinue reading “Chicago Personal Trainer Tip: Flavonoids”

Chicago Personal Trainer Tip: Blueberries

“…if one advances confidently in the direction of his dreams, and endeavors to live the life he has imagined, he will meet with a success unexpected in common hours.”  – Henry David Thoreau Chicago Wellness Tip of the Day: Did you know that a 1/2 cup of blueberries only pack 40 calories.  Wow blueberries areContinue reading “Chicago Personal Trainer Tip: Blueberries”