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Recipe of the Month: August

Time to Upgrade Your Breakfast!

By Wilfredo Benitez, MSN, M.Ed.

For many, there are certain times of the year when people start to give more thought to their health and their body. New Year’s is an obvious time for most people and I would argue that the first day of spring is another popular time. There is no wrong time to be thinking about your health which makes this moment, right now, as.
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Recipe of the Month: July

Quinoa Salad With Cherries and Feta

It's cherry season! When it's too hot out for cooking, this light and tasty salad will hit the spot. Quinoa is naturally gluten-free, packed with protein and contains iron, B-vitamins, magnesium, potassium, calcium, vitamin E, and fiber. This hearty, grain-based salad is ideal for lunches, picnics, or as a sweet and salty side for a summer BBQ.


2 cups cherries Kosher salt 2 cups quinoa (Or you can substitute with orzo/ couscous ) 3 tablespoons.
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Why is Recovery Important?

Why is Recovery Important?

By Jennifer Smirl CPT, Me Fitness Fitness Director

Recovery and rest are critical components of any successful training program. They are also a very underutilized way to enhance performance. Most athletes know that getting enough rest after exercise is essential to high-level performance, but many still over train and feel guilty when they take a day off. The body repairs and strengthens itself in the time between workouts, and continuous training.
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