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February 2017 Ray of Light – Carol Rodenhausen

I am a 52 year young nurse of 33 years and, within that time, working as a Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist.  Over the course of the years, I have gained weight and become more sedentary when not at work.  About 3 1/2 years ago I tore the meniscus in my knee but chose to ignore…

Cathy’s Message for February 2017

  Welcome to February! Naturally Our theme is LOVE. In the month, when love is in the air, we want to remind you all that HEART HEALTH is something we do not take lightly! All month, in our membership we will discuss ways to be “good to your heart”. We hope to encourage others to…

Erin Melito – Member Spotlight for February 2017

I’ve been an athlete almost my entire life. I can remember running road races when I was in elementary school and that turned into running track, and playing field hockey and basketball through middle and high school. I loved being active and being a part of a team. And although I’ve always been active and…

Cilantro Lime Scallops

Ingredients: 3 tablespoons olive oil (2 for marinade, 1 for cooking) 1/4c fresh lime juice 1 tablespoon low sodium soy sauce 1/3 cup fresh cilantro chopped 1 tablespoon red chile flakes 4 cloves garlic, chopped 1lb large scallops sea salt and pepper to taste lime wedges for garnish Directions Combine all ingredients except 1 tablespoon…

February 2017 Wall Sit Challenge

It’s time to test your lower body muscular endurance!  Find a wall and get to work!  We want to see how long you can hold your wall sit. Directions: Assume a “chair” position against a sturdy wall. Start leaning against the wall, then slide down into a seated position. Create a 90 degree angle at…

Sheet Pan Lemon Garlic Chicken and Veggies

Ingredients: 4 trimmed pieces of skinless chicken breast 4 cloves garlic, chopped juice of one lemon, plus a little lemon zest 2T olive oil green beans 2-3 red potatoes cubed sea salt and pepper   Directions: Preheat oven to 400 degrees Spray cookie sheet with cooking spray. Feel free to line with foil first for…

Natalie Wolff – January 2017 Member Spotlight

I joined Cathy Savage Fitness in September 2013, with the goal of competing. In May 2014, I competed in my first bikini competition. My new goal was to immediately get back in shape, to compete again, after my son was born. However, life had other plans. He was born with special needs and unable to…

Mary Rondeau – January 2017 Ray of Light

Hi Everyone! Just to give you a little bit about me: My name is Mary Rondeau and I am a 48 year old wife and mother of two boys. My oldest, Daniel, is 20 and is serving in the the Air Force over in Japan. My youngest, Luke, is 16 and is currently preparing to…

Cathy’s Monthly Message for January 2017

2017 is here! Our theme for the month is GLORY. There are many definitions of GLORY. This one is my favorite: Magnificence and great beauty! January marks the beginning of the new year with hope and new beginnings! It is time to turn a new page of unlimited possibilities! There is such a freshness in the…

January 2017 Savage Challenge – Jump Rope!

Our January challenge is bound to get you jumping!  We want you to jump rope for 1 minute and count how many revolutions you complete in one minute.  If you mess up, start again, and pick up where you left off counting.  You must use a real rope, no fake jump ropes! Submit your number…