My Life with Earl: Working With a Personal Trainer at the Glendon Athletic Club

January 2, 2016 Tags: ,

I had made a list of elements that I wanted in personal training sessions. I wanted a non-competitive environment, a trainer who was willing to modify exercises and to find alternatives, and a relationship with my trainer in which two-way communication could happen. I had thought about how I wanted to construct the experience, how Read More


GAC Recipe: Brown rice pasta with beans and sautéed veggies

December 7, 2015 Tags: , ,

This veggie and protein packed dish is very filling and easy to make. Brown rice pasta is made from ground brown rice, instead of wheat. This makes the noodles gluten-free and perfectly suitable for anyone with gluten sensitivity. Brown rice pasta is a nutritious alternative to regular white or wheat pasta. This colorful, nutrient rich Read More


Tips for Cold and Flu Season

December 1, 2015

Cold and flu season is upon us! Having a plan to combat the common cold and flu will keep you and your love ones as safe as possible. Here are a few tips: Many drugstores and supermarkets now offer flu vaccinations so when shopping for your weekly groceries, take a few minutes to get the Read More


GAC Recipe: Creamy Green Powerhouse Smoothie

August 4, 2015 Tags: , , ,

Got Greens! Energize naturally with this Creamy Green powerhouse smoothie! This powerhouse green smoothie contains large quantities of anti-oxidants and other phytonutrients as well as high amounts of chlorophyll, minerals, vitamins and fiber. It is an excellent way to boost your energy naturally while loading up super-nutrient greens! Ingredients: 1 cup rainbow chard (stems removed) Read More


Recipe: Cold-busting and Immune-boosting Smoothie

May 19, 2015 Tags:

Try this delicious cold-busting and immune-boosting smoothie! I recently made this smoothie for myself because I was recovering from a cold with a persistent cough and didn’t have much appetite. This smoothie kept me hydrated, boosted my energy, immunity and kept me going! Ingredients 1 cup fresh blueberries 1 cup fresh strawberries 1 cup chopped Read More