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Author Archives: Kim Barnes

Crunchy Lentil and Chickpea Veggie Toss

1/2 cup dried lentils 1 1/2 cups cold water 1 can (15 oz) chickpeas, drained 2 Roma tomatoes, diced 4 green onions, chopped, including green tops 1 green bell pepper, diced 1 red bell pepper, diced 1/2 c carrots 2 celery ribs, chopped small 1/4 cup fresh cilantro, chopped 1 lime, juiced 2 Tbsp good…

December

December is here and this month,  is all about “Finding your Joy”. Joy is different than happiness. To me, being happy is a reaction or temporary emotion but “joy” is more of a condition. Living a “joyful” life and being able to find the joy each day, in your life is a choice. This month,…

Finding the Source of Your Motivation

You know what needs to be done. It’s obvious when you look at yourself or what lies around you. You have your workouts and your nutrition plan – but somehow, you lack the motivation to to move to square one. Success can’t be achieved without motivation. Where can you find motivation? Where can you turn…

December Ray of Light — Jennifer Lovell

Where are you from? I grew up in a small town in Alabama. I went to Auburn University where I graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Nursing. I then went on to graduate school a few years later to become a Pediatric Nurse Practitioner at the University of Alabama at Birmingham. My husband and…

December Challenge — Little Black Dress

During the month of December:  You have the chance to win a $150 gift card to the store of your choice (Nordstrom, Macy’s, Banana Republic) 2 winners will receive a $50 gift card To be eligible you: Cant miss weekly check in all through DEC must post workout segments on the Savage Facebook Page (not…

November Ray Of Light — Katie Catalano

Where are you from? I am from a small town in Connecticut called Orange but I now live in Pawtucket, Rhode Island. What is something about yourself that we might not know? I am a pastry chef and I LOVE feeding people! I find more enjoyment from making sweets for others than I do in…

Curried Sweet Potato Dip

2 medium size sweet potatoes, peeled and diced small 1 Tbsp olive oil 1 Tbsp curry powder 1 tsp black pepper 1/4 cup pine nuts 1/4 cup sun-dried tomatoes, finely chopped Preheat oven to 375 degrees and get out a large baking sheet. In a bowl, toss together the sweet potatoes, olive oil, curry powder,…

November Challenge

Bosu rep challenge for time – 3rounds 10 dome down push-ups 10 squat thrust holding the bosu 15 squat on the the dome 15 reverse hypers 20 plank up downs (total) 20 jump squats   Please be sure to send your times to infosavagefitness@gmail.com Please include your name and age. You have all month to give this a…

November Attitude of Gratitude

November is the month of Gratitude. It is so much more than saying “thank you.”  Gratitude can shift our lives from hopelessness and overwhelm, to hope, peace and bliss.  It is vital to practice daily gratitude because it is truly something that requires continuous education. When we practice gratitude regularly, we are able to shift quicker…

Making Time for Self-Care (Even if you’re Super-Busy)

Who isn’t busy these days? The busier you the more you need time to pull to the side of the road and rest. Back in the day there were these commercial from Calgon where the women was so busy she dreamed of a nice relaxing bath. This is your Calgon moment. It’s crucially important that you…