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Events, stories, and shared life experiences from The Bikini Chef

Fitness Books for Kids: Nick’s Very First Day of Baseball

Nick's Very First Day of Baseball book

Fitness Books for Kids: Nick's Very First Day of Baseball Book Review: A new children's book by Kevin Cristofora and illustrated by Dale Tangeman, Nick's Very First Day of Baseball shares the playful adventures a young boy named Nick as he experiences his very first day of baseball, ever. From the gleeful moment his mom signs him up for the … [Read more...]

Top 5 Essentials for Feeling A. L. I. V. E.

Interview with Cynthia Bazin

Top 5 Essentials for Feeling A. L. I. V. E. Cynthia Bazin is the Founder and President of SmartChic. Cynthia provides premier mentoring services for women. Her passion and expertise is assisting women in transforming their lives to have authentic success and happiness! She does this by inspiring women to take full responsibility for their lives and … [Read more...]

Long Beach Joins Farm Sanctuary Meatless Monday Cities

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Long Beach Joins Farm Sanctuary Meatless Monday Cities In another win for Farm Sanctuary, on Tuesday, May 19th, the Long Beach City Council voted 7-2 to pass the Meatless Monday proclamation in an effort to reduce meat consumption for both health and environmental reasons. Farm Sanctuary is a national organization dedicated to changing the way … [Read more...]

8 Positives of Discipline

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8 Positives of Discipline - A little goes a long way Wednesday mornings bring my favorite workout class at the gym. The class is called Strictly Strength and it starts at 8am. I hate being late because the warm-up track is all legs and butt and what woman doesn't want to benefit from that?! Each week after class I go straight to Women's Bible Study. … [Read more...]

Sleep Deprivation: The Importance of Getting Your ZZZs

Homer sleeping

Sleep Deprivation: The Importance of Getting Your ZZZs Our beloved pets often get more sleep than we do. It has been said that cats sleep as much as 19 hours a day. While 19 hours is extreme, studies show we are getting less and less sleep on average. It's no surprise that Women's Health Week kicked off on Mother's Day, May 10th. Mom's are among the … [Read more...]

Get Chef’d with The Bikini Chef recipes today!

Chef’d – The Bikini Chef recipes

Bringing It Home   THE EASIEST WAY TO COOK LIKE THE PROS Get ready because I am bringing my recipes into your kitchens! I'm very excited to announce that I'm partnering with Chef'd! Remember those times you wanted to cook my recipes at home but didn't have time to pick up the ingredients? That's where Chef'd comes in! They will … [Read more...]

Run Your Best – Marathon Essentials

ADActivewear High Ponytail Hat

Run Your Best - Marathon Essentials whether you are a marathoner or not. Avid runners know that running in comfort is key to your endorphin running experience. From the tip of your toes to the top of your head, the shoes, sports bras and other clothing, running accessories such as pedometers and heart rate monitors all make a difference in how you feel, … [Read more...]

Greg Norman Golf Academy Summer Camps

Greg Norman Golf Academy

What better way to improve your health and your golf game than at Greg Norman Golf Academy this Summer. Training, discipline, ethics, and of course, some of the best golf technique training in the world is what students will find at the Greg Norman Golf Academy during Summer Camps... The Greg Norman Golf Academy is now enrolling for Summer 2015 … [Read more...]

Wild Blueberries May Help Metabolic Syndrome

Wild Blueberries in the barrens

Wild Blueberries May Help Metabolic Syndrome New research studies show that Wild Blueberries May Help Metabolic Syndrome... read more, here: Portland, Maine - March 30, 2015 - Two University of Maine studies reveal that a diet containing Wild Blueberries may positively impact certain characteristics of metabolic syndrome, including lipid status and … [Read more...]

FATflammation by Lori Shemek, PhD

FATflammation

FATflammation by Lori Shemek, PhD Shrink the body's fat cells for quick, lasting weight loss... I am proud to announce my friend and colleague, Dr. Lori Shemek, has a revolutionary new book from Harper Collins going on sale April 28th that addresses what so many of us struggle with on a daily basis - weightloss. Through her many years as a coach and … [Read more...]