health projects: let’s drink veggies!

..life after april 4th..

i’m not much a veggie person.  i don’t consume this everyday:

so i decided to ‘drink’ instead of eat.  coz gulping is faster than munching!  haha 😀

i really love to add some freshness taste, so that’s why i never leave the mint leaves behind.  and, to lower down the weird taste of these veggies, as usual, lemon is always my answer.  the sour taste somehow can ‘diverts’ my mind about the mixtures.

i put one full glass of cold water.  but since the veggie portion this time is actually quite a lot, so i end up putting another glass after that.

to tell you the truth, this juice really plays the part.  the veggies part.  what i meant by that – it makes my stomach full.  i think it is more efficient than any protein drinks or soya.  i’m very sure it’s because of the high fibre content.

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The Fab Five Fitness Apps

The Fab Five Fitness Apps

Calling all iPhone users who love to exercise and who are attached to their phone! I have compiled a list of some of the best workout apps out there. And, there are millions…but no worries because I have selected only a few that are high quality and meet the needs of us workout freaks. Discover which one you like best or download them all! And the best part: all of these are free!!

1) RunKeeper
This pocket-sized personal trainer helps track runs, walks, bikes rides, and hikes using the GPS system on your phone. It records pace, distance, and time while providing information on your progress as well as coaching you as you run. Set goals and view your workout history, too! This is an easy to use and one of the best running apps there is, so check it out!

2) Nike+ Running
I have been a solid supporter of Nike for as long as I can remember and after trying this app, there’s no going back to my old shoes. With a sensor in your shoe, it gives the most accurate reading of speed, calories burned, and distance. It also stores the information collected on each run and allows you to play music while you run. It is the most popular running app and has received thousands upon thousands of positive reviews.

3) Nike Training Club
Yet again, Nike amazes me with what they come out with. This app is the all-around fitness app. It has a wide range of workouts form abs to arms. If you want to focus on a specific body part, you can do that here. If you want to work out everything, you can do that too! It provides audio and visuals to make sure you have proper form and puts on a timer to challenge you. No matter what workout you do, you’ll feel like a champ when you’re done.

4) Jefit
All you gym rats, this is the app for you! For serious bodybuilders and fitness freaks, this app will help you improve your workout in the gym. Providing specific workouts to target areas you want to work on. An advantage this app has over others is that it has two-way synchronizing so you can store your information on your computer and download it to your phone. It has received numerous honors and awards for being “The Best Fitness and Workout App”. Thousands have tired it and have seen results, so you should get on it too!

5) Simply Yoga
And for the cool down, here’s a yoga app that won’t disappoint you. This offers different levels of 20 to 60 minute workouts and comes with a video demonstrating how to do each pose. With more than 30 poses, you will never get bored! Be flexible with your schedule to get flexible with this app! Try it out!

Ladies and gentlemen, I present you you the fab five fitness apps. Happy exercising!

A Berry Blue Breakfast

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Want a quick, simple, and healthy breakfast?  Of course!  This Berry Blue Breakfast Smoothie has everything you need from great taste to a long lasting fill.  It’ll give you a little umph for the start of the day.  All you need is…

-1/2 a banana

-1/2 cup blueberries (fresh or frozen)

-1/3 cup plain Greek yogurt

-1/4 cup orange juice

-1/4 cup milk

-whipped cream and granola for toppings!

Throw all of this in a blender or, even better, a Magic Bullet blender!  This recipe serves two, so share with a friend or save one for later!