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Lisa Cohen MS, CN

nutritionist and exercise physiologist

You deserve to enjoy a great quality of life for years to come, to look and feel great and have the energy to focus on what matters most to you!

My Go-To Salad For Summer

If you invite me to your Memorial Day BBQ, here is what I am bringing!

This beautiful salad features farrow, snap peas, asparagus and blueberries!  It is a great vegan side dish for every Memorial Day, Father’s Day, July 4th, and “just because” BBQ this summer.  Cheers to your amazing BBQ.  Enjoy the food, fun, friends and family.

 

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Core Workout – The Grave Digger

One of my favorites!

This is a great exercise for improving core strength, posture, and stabilizing the scapula.

Start in a very strong plank pose with all of the core muscles locked in.  As you pull the elbow up, you are isolating the postural muscles that stabilize the scapula in your upper back.  You are also working on balance, coordination as well as strengthening all of the muscles associated with core strength.

  • Level 1 – Demonstrated with elbow bending
  • Level 2- Demonstrated with a straight arm

Do 2 sets of 20 repetitions

Filmed by Jillian Livingston  http://www.aspenreallife.com

 

Beauty

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Our skin is our body’s largest organ. We often forget this fact.  And we don’t realize that almost all of what we apply to our skin gets absorbed directly into our bloodstream.

That is why it is so important that what we put on our skin is 100% non-toxic.

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6 Books That Have Inspired Me

Jim Rohn said it best: “The book you don’t read, won’t help.”

For as long as I can remember, reading has been one of my greatest joys.   I definitely read for pleasure, but the books that I love and treasure the most are the ones that inspire me to expand my thinking and become a better person; more peaceful, more successful, more balanced, more spiritual.  I keep my favorites stacked at the edge of my bed, so that I can always go back to them when I am looking for inspiration.

These six books are some of my favorites: filled with insights, observations, true stories, and research on everything from creating better habits to finding meaning and purpose, and becoming healthier and happier.  Each of these books has impacted me so profoundly that it’s my great pleasure to recommend them to you!

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