Friday, July 31, 2009

Feel The Buzz!

Looking for a delicious frozen coffee drink you can make right in your own kitchen?

Try this great recipe:

Frozen Frappuccino

¾ cups of coffee. The stronger the coffee the better
2 to 3 tablespoons of no calorie sweetener (such as Splenda)
2 cups of ice
1 cup of non fat or reduced fat milk

Combine the ingredients, and blend until smooth.

Hope Danielson
Health & Wellness Advisor
Niemann Foods

Wednesday, July 8, 2009

Feel The Burn

Looking for ways to burn some extra calories?

Try these fun tips:

1. Start your day with a 10 minute walk to boost your metabolism
2. Try interval training to break through your plateau. Work out at a steady pace for 5 minutes, then increase to a high intensity pace for 2-5 minutes. Repeat for duration of workout.
3. Try adding 15 minutes to your cardio routine twice a week
4. Aim for variety with your workouts. Treadmill, stationary bike, aerobics class, etc.
5. Add an extra day to your usual routine
6. Add stretching to your daily workouts. It will help increase lean muscle mass

Hope Danielson
Health & Wellness Advisor
Niemann Foods