Saturday, July 31, 2010

Chicken Salad with Almonds

photo provided courtesy of

Today I would like to share with you a recipe from one of my favorite websites for Chicken Salad with Almonds

2 cups chicken, shredded (use last night's chicken)

1 cup slivered almonds, toasted

1 cup dried cranberries

3 apples, sliced and chopped

4 cups mesclun greens

½ cup olive oil

¼ cup balsamic vinegar

¼ teaspoon celtic sea salt

1.Place the almonds in a pan over low heat and toast them, while you core, slice and chop the apples

2.Remove almonds from heat when they are lightly browned

3.In a large salad bowl, toss together chicken, (warm) almonds, cranberries, chopped apples and mesclun greens

4.Drizzle with olive oil and vinegar, toss, then sprinkle with salt


Serves 6 to 8

The recipe is to be credited to

Friday, July 30, 2010

Friday 7-30-10 Workout

For today's workout we did 1 minute of each exercise and repeated it 5x:

Squat Square Jumps
Spiderman Push Ups
Sideways Burpee
Squat, Lunge & Kick

Note: The video is a bit shaky beacause I was holding a baby while recording it. But hopefully it will give you and idea what the exercises look like.

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Thursday, July 29, 2010

Baby Boot Camp Class, Thursday 7-29-10

Have you missed today's class? No worries, below is the workout we did this morning and you can try it at home while your baby is napping. If you come to Baby Boot Camp classes regularly you should be able to remember the correct technique of the exercises below. If you cannot remember or are not sure how to perform the exercises below, ask me next time when you come to class and I will be happy to explain you everything step by step ;) We used Dumbbells and Resistance Bands for this workout.

Warm Up: 1 mile power walking / jogging

Circuit Training:
Step Ups
Chest Press
Lunge Back with Shoulder Press
One Arm Back Row standing on one leg
Resisted Side Steps
Mountain Climbers
Sumo Swing Squats
Side Plank
Biceps Curls
Triceps Dips

For the best results, repeat the circuit 2-3 times 15-20 repetitions for each exercise.

More Cardio: 1 mile powerwalking/jogging

Abs: Abs Crunch Routine (click here for video)

Note: Please cosult your physicain before starting this or any other exercise program.