Merry Christmas from everyone here at Northstar!
The holiday season is a great time to enjoy the company of family and friends, but it's also an easy time to lose track of healthy habits we've built up.
Here are a few tips to keep up with those habits over the weekend!
Are you struggling with knee pain that's decreasing your quality of life?
The two actions you can take right now are to stretch and strengthen the area, so check out these tips from Konner to help you decrease pain symptoms and get back to doing the activities you love!
Here’s an easy meal that epitomizes lean eating! It’s a simple skillet dish that doesn’t require any highfalutin kitchen skills, yet turns out tasting phenomenal! So often healthy eating is brushed off in favor of a quicker, easier option – however with a recipe this simple there’s simply no excuse to put off eating healthy any longer.
Scroll down and purchase the ingredients below. Then get home, pull out your favorite skillet, and start cooking. In about 30 minutes you will be done, your home will be filled with yummy food smells, and the family will gather to enjoy a scrumptious, lean-body meal that gets you all one step closer to your fitness goals. Don’t wait, let’s do this now!
Courtesy of RealHealthyRecipes.com
What you need
1 teaspoon olive oil
1 teaspoon garlic, minced
1 yellow onion, diced
2 cups Brussels sprouts, thinly sliced or shredded
1 cup butternut squash, finely diced
1 (7oz) can, Hatch, green diced chiles
Winter is upon us!
Shoveling is one of the most common causes of injury in the winter season, resulting in over 11,000 injuries and 100 deaths every year.
Proper form is a great preventative for most of these injuries, so today Dakota has some tips for correct form and things to keep in mind to best minimize the chances of injuring yourself when clearing snow!
Fat is most commonly viewed as the "bad guy" when trying to eat healthy and lose weight.
However, fat is an essential component of healthy eating and has many benefits, as long as you're eating the right kind!
Learn from Jarrod which fats are healthy and how to utilize them!
Happy Holidays from all of us at Northstar Fitness! This month we will be doing a food drive to help out those in need. All collections will go to the Rotary Lights. Help spread some Christmas Cheer this year by helping our community and donating to your local food drive!
The oblique muscles are another integral part of the core. They are responsible for keeping us stable and strong, especially when doing any movements requiring trunk rotation. Check out Jarrod's video to learn bicycle crunches, an exercise that will improve those obliques and increase your core strength and stability!