Welcome to August

This month always represents a”transition” time. It’s the gradual progression of the end of Summer and the door that slowly starts opening to the Autumn months. It is the time to take advantage of vacations, and free time yet also start preparing for the school year or new schedules and goals ahead. I love August…

August Ray Of Light — Kari Leonard

Where are you from? I am from Knightdale, North Carolina and have lived there since I was born What is something about yourself that we might not know? I really, really, really, REALLY, love to entertain and make people laugh and to laugh myself!  I spent so much time before my weightloss transformation feeling sad,…

August Peak Performance Challenge

This challenge will start on Monday, August 7th. Each week you will perform a different challenge. You will track each challenge and then submit to infosavagefitness@gmail.com by Wednesday the following week of the challenge — no late entries will be accepted. Challenges week of August 7th Max pull ups in 1 min — your chin…

Classic Quinoa Pilaf

1/4 cup olive oil 1 small sweet onion, diced 2 ribs celery, diced 1 carrot, peeled and diced 1/2 green bell pepper, diced 1/2 red bell pepper, diced 1 garlic clove, minced or grated 1/4 tsp oregano 6 cups cooked quinoa salt and pepper to taste 1 cup chopped almonds, dry roasted Put olive oil…

Welcome to July!

The month of Freedom! Freedom is a powerful word. What does it mean to you? Freedom to be you? Freedom to be your own boss? Freedom to make healthy choices? Freedom to choose your goals? I say “yes” to all of the above. July also represents the beginning of our Summer Smackdown! Fueling special Summer…

July Savage 200 Challenge

200 reps 2 rounds — go through each exercise and then back through for a total of 200 reps.  20 push-ups (on toes — place a sneaker under you and your chest must hit it for the rep to count) 20 squat jacks 20 mountain climbers 20 burpees 20 low plank jacks Please send your…

Savory Citrus Avocado Salad

1/2 cup EVOO 3 Tbsp White wine vinegar 1 tsp sugar 1/2 tsp salt 2 ripe avocados, peeled and sliced 8 cups fresh salad greens 2 oranges, peeled and sectioned 1 grapefruit, peeled and sectioned 1 pear, cored and thinly sliced 1 cup green grapes, cut in half 1/4 cup chopped walnuts In a small bowl,…

Quick Stress Reducer – Just Say No!

Saying no is a very powerful tool to help manage the amount of stress that you experience in everyday life. I remember hearing Lisa Nichols say that No is a complete sentence and that has become my motto. ‘No’, by its very definition is a word that ‘ends, closes off, or discontinues a line of…

Ray Of Light — Stacey Agostini

Where are you from ? I currently living in a town called Livingston in Scotland (United Kingdom). I did however grow up in a small mining village called Blackburn.  Yip, you’ve probably heard of this because it’s where the singing sensation Susan Boyle is from. What is something about yourself that we might not know?…