Author: emranucci11

ELEVEN Ways to Destress

Stress is without a doubt part of life. Some stress can be motivating and lead to heightened productivity. Other kinds of stress, or too much of it, may lean to physical and emotional distress…that, we don’t want! Around the holidays, when life’s balance of work, family, parties, decorating, and more get overwhelming, stress can creep in and try to get […]

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Homemade Fresh Fig Newtons

Shout out to my Mr. FiancĂ© for loving a Fig Newton. As many processed foods out there, it unfortunately is not the most nutrient dense, nor ingredient- friendly product on the shelves. It contains things like refined flours, refined sugars (i.e. HFCS), sulfites, and other preservatives, thickeners and GMO ingredients. I took this as a challenge to make a “healthified,” […]

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3 Effective Ab Circuits

  Beyond the physique-minded desire to want that toned up tummy, abdominals play a critical role in balance, injury prevention and overall strength. As someone who works out 6 days a week, I shoot to incorporate ab exercises 3 days per week, or every other day. This generally includes a high rep circuit of three exercises that works 3 different […]

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The Best Avocado Toast Ever

For all avocado toast lovers, and those who may need some convincing: I have a recipe for you! Grab a hearty loaf of bread, a ripe avocado, fresh juicy tomato and a few other special ingredients to make this mouth watering slice of heaven. The recipe here includes a spruced up avocado mixture that sets this toast apart. Just a […]

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Healthy Banana Bread Squares

  Who doesn’t love some fresh homemade banana bread? It is one of those classic delicious baked goods that fills the whole house with warmth and happiness. Many of the traditional recipes you may find, however, likely pack in over a cup of added sugar with refined flour and butter. The recipe you will find here has no added sugar, […]

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Spin HIIT

High Intensity Interval Training, or HIIT, workouts are a fantastic method to get in some quick, yet effective cardio. A variety of current research concludes that the caloric expenditure of a HIIT session continues beyond the duration of the activity, and may exceed that of a traditional low intensity steady state session. I often switch up my cardio styles, including […]

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