Category Archives: Wellness
RICHMOND, Calif. —
Glass Onion Catering in Richmond is recalling more than 181,000 pounds
of its ready-to-eat salads and sandwich wraps with fully cooked chicken
The FDA says the products may be contaminated with E. Coli. At least 26 people in three states have become sick.
The products involve several brands including, Trader Joe’s Field Fresh
Chopped Salad with grilled chicken and Mexicali Salad with Chili Lime
The products were produced between September 23 and November 6.
For detailed information from the USDA on the recall, click here.
Chicago Restaurant Week is OVER!
How much did you eat???
Summer is Coming…Are You Ready?
What if I told you, that you could have a better body in 10 weeks?
A program designed to shake up your body and metabolism. 6 times a weeks for 10 weeks!
I guarantee you will see results!
I discovered Farrell’s eXtreme Body Shaping this Winter. I joined the
first 10 week session to officially launch in Chicago, in January.
I am in Week 8, and have seen great results, and plan to continue on
with the program this Spring. I have seen my body fat drop and my
muscle mass grow. But everyone has different goals.
OPEN REGISTRATION IS STARTING NOW
for the next Session which Begins in April
In 45 minutes a day, six days a week, (yes! 6 days a week!) Farrell’s can help you make
real changes in your fitness and overall health. Results are typical
with the Farrell’s program. In 10 weeks with Farrell’s, you will see the
eXtreme changes you expect out of your fitness and nutrition
The local owner and instructor Jason does an awesome job. He first went
through the Farrell’s program in Iowa. Went on to become an instructor,
then moved to Chicago last year to open this location.
The Farrell’s program combines four essential elements needed to make eXtreme changes in your bodyshape:
- Cardiovascular exercise to Burn Fat
- Strength training to Build Muscle
- Nutrition plan to help you Eat Healthy
- Instructors and coaches to keep you Encouraged throughout your journey
“Our mission is simple:
We want to inspire you to live your life with power and purpose.
What others are saying on Yelp!
“FXB hands down has been the most successful, motivating, and super fun
program I have ever done in my journey to health and wellness. I joined
with my cousin who heard of the program from her home town and friends
that had done it. In fact one of her friends was the $1000 winner! She
knew already that this program worked and I was excited to try it. For
only 45 minutes, 6 days a week I get to escape the grind of life and do
something just for me. ”
“Jason, our coach, is the best! He
explains all the moves, techniques, and proper form extremely well and
ensures that you are doing it right. He is a super motivator and pushes
you when you need to be pushed. He gets to know each and every one of
us and is always available to answer questions and stay connected to
ensure you are following the program to level 10. “
If you show up to class and follow the plan, YOU WILL SEE RESULTS!
Guaranteed – or your money back.
Don’t miss the next session of classes – and get a banging beach body NOW!
Farrell’s eXtreme Body Shaping
821 W. Blackhawk Off Halsted, S. of North Ave.
YOU ARE WHAT YOU EAT.
She has been criticized for promoting fat-laden, unhealthy recipes.
it seems that Paula Deen – the Southern TV cook who once said she
couldn’t live without butter and a deep-fat fryer – may be set to reveal
she has Type 2 diabetes.
The news the butter and sugar industries didn’t want to believe was
coming but knew was coming has finally hit the fan.
After months of rumors, our butter queen Paula is about to announce that she’s been diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes.
The Daily says
that Paula has quietly worked out a multimillion dollar deal with
Novartis, the drug she’s currently taking for her diabetes, to be their
Paula is expected to announce this any day now. A
source also says that Paula will probably change the way she cooks and
the days of making deep fried chocolate noodles with creamed cheesecake
sauce are probably behind her.
NBC released a statement that Paula will be exclusively addressing the issue on the Today show on Tuesday morning.
that time of year – that many of us over-indulge and many people put
“weight loss” or “diet” on their New Years Resolution list.
A couple years ago a personal trainer here in Chicago told me that deep breathing exercises can help with weight loss,
relaxation, and sense of well being.
Most of us do not breathe
properly, or deep enough, and only breath air
up into our chest. Look at yourself in the mirror. Your lungs hang all
the way down toward the bottom of your rib cage. More than likely,
you’re not filling them up with the precious air they need. Most of us
inflate just the upper portion.
I just read about this new device that sounds
amazing. LOSE FAT without exercising. This is not a fad, but in fact
based on years of scientific studies, in several countries.
In the early 90’s, a group of international scientists and enthusiasts
decided to turn their research to an ancient healing art that has been
practiced for tens of thousands of years.
Their research proved that while different breathing methods produce
different results, all of them had a therapeutic effect. Scientists
discovered that calmer and slower breathing allows the body to retain
more of its vital resources.
In 1996, their research led to the development of the world’s first
respiratory training device (FRTD). The FRTD, a state-of-the-art
breathing device that remedies diseases of the respiratory,
cardiovascular and nervous systems, is patented and registered in many
countries including the United States. The Food and Drug Administration
of U. S. (FDA) approved it in 1998. More than 3 million FRTD devices
have been sold all over the world.
Studies have shown that not only was the FRTD effective at treating asthma
and hypertension, but in the first month of treatment, more than 82%
of patients using the FRTD also noticed a drop in excess weight.
Scientists from the U. S., Europe and the Russian Federation began
to conduct even more research, discovering that the delivery of extra
oxygen burned through fat through a process called oxidation. They
discovered that it takes about 16 pounds of oxygen to burn two pounds
of excess weight. So with the FRTD, people’s blood streams were filled
with about 24 percent oxygen which couldn’t help but increase the
oxidation (or burning) of fat. They also discovered that with the
delivery of extra oxygen also reduced food cravings.
The BreathSlim device is a specially made cup and breathing “hose”. And the entire process is quite simple.The BreathSlim method is based on exercising your breathing, using resistance to exhalation. The cup holds some water and the breathing techniques create resistance. Resistance
in the lungs increases the pressure of the air, and more oxygen begins
to circulate through the blood. You feel your lungs stretch and expand
like they are meant to. That extra oxygen you
give your body moves through your bloodstream, slightly
increasing your flow, and helps get rid of excess waste and fat.
It was a little tricky at first – especially since many of us are not used to deep breathing – you will have to practice a bit to get
the hang of it. But if you spend about 10 minutes a day, you should see
results. They advise that you work up to 20 minutes a day for optimal
They also recommend exercising in the evening before going to bed. This
allows you to reduce signs of fatigue tiredness after working day and
improves the quality of your sleep. I found it very relaxing in fact.
The device runs about $50 and can be ordered online!
BreathSlim weight loss device
Tis the season –
excessive eating and drinking!
We all make New Year’s resolutions, and often these resolutions involve weight loss or fitness goals.
Research has shown that, after six months, fewer than half the people who make New Year’s resolutions have stuck with them.
On the hopeful side, other research has reported that some simple
strategies can help us stick with our New Year’s resolutions, for
example, setting specific goals, sharing our resolutions with others, and focusing on the benefits of achieving the resolution.
What if I told you, in 10 weeks, less than 3 months, you can change your body?
10 weeks to lose weight, burn fat, build muscle and be encouraged by others going thru the same steps!
Farrell’s® 10-Week Challenge combines exercise through fitness kickboxing and strength training, nutrition,
a coach, certified instructors, teammates and a $1000 contest to
motivate you to transformation. The Farrell’s team will lead you to a
healthy lifestyle, weight loss, increased lean muscle mass and complete
Farrell’s is different than the traditional health club, gym or fitness
center. Every class is an instructor led group fitness experience.
In 45 minutes a day, six days a week, Farrell’s can help you make
real changes in your fitness and overall health.
Your coach and teammates are always right there to help you stay
motivated and to push you to find your level 10. It’s a win- win for EVERYONE! You WILL succeed!
NOW IN CHICAGO! at 821 W. Blackhawk Street. (North & Clybourn)
The first 10 week session will begin January 21st, and they are
accepting enrollments on NOW in the lobby of the Blackhawk on
Halsted building. The lobby entrance is directly South of REI on
Halsted. Structured parking is available at the back of the building for parking convenience.
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