I ran my first Tough Mudder this past weekend. It was awesome!! So now I have officially completed the Warrior Dash, The Rugged Maniac (twice), The Fugitive Run, The Spartan Race, and The Tough Mudder. All of them have had their challenging moments but I'd have to say the Tough Mudder and the Spartan Race were the most challenging. A few years ago I took the challenge of losing weight and becoming healthier all over for myself. Since then I've been constantly trying to challenge my body and have found that these races provide me with a way to do just that.
The old adage that women who are pregnant should kick back with their feet up is certainly outdated. WebMD states, “In the not-so-distant past, women were urged to cut down on or even avoid exercise during pregnancy. Today we know differently. Not only is it OK to participate in fitness activities during pregnancy, doing so can have a positive impact on both baby and mom.” Granted, if you’ve never exercised a day in your life and you become pregnant then suddenly decide to dive in, there are certainly precautions you should take. Of course, talk to you doctor.
Try this recipe on the weekend and refrigerate or freeze for lunch or dinner the following week on days that are too hectic to cook. I would suggest investing in a vacumn food sealer so that you will always have access to a healthy low carb meal. Place chicken pieces in large baking dish. Sprinkle with pepper and oregano. Lay onion, mushrooms, and celery on top of chicken pieces. Pour in 1/2 cup of water to cover bottom of dish. Spread tomatoes over chicken, and top with sprinkles of basil and parsley. Bake at 325 degrees for two&
Sometimes chocolate is added to Mexican dishes to cut the heat and enrich flavor. In this reipe, it adds richness and deepens the color without making it sweet. I use dark chocolate because studies show it has added health benefits.1 pound ground lean round, turkey or venison (I sometimes use ground lamb or veal from the natural meat section at HEB.)1 cp prechopped onion (short on time, use the dried onion)1 (14.5-ounce) can diced tomatoes with garlic, undrained1 cp hot water2 tbsp chili powder