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How to complete P90X / P90X2

Posted by Darrin Maidlow on November 14 2012 Add Comments

I want you to succeeded if you pick up P90X/P90X2 or a similar program. Here are some tips from my experiences with the various Beachbody programs.             Decide. Commit. Set Goal. Beachbody nailed it with their slogan.  Decide. Commit. Succeed.  If you decide to take on a program and you [...]

Almonds for a snack

Posted by Darrin Maidlow on May 25 2010 Add Comments

Almonds are a great snack. 35g of almonds has about 210 calories. They’re well rounded – containing protein, carbohydrates (including fiber), and some fat (of the unsaturated variety).  Initially I kept the container of almonds in the cupboard and would just grab a few here and there.  I started to get concerned that a couple [...]

Substitute guacamole for sour cream

Posted by Darrin Maidlow on April 22 2010 Add Comments

Next time you go to use sour cream as a garnish or a dip consider using a home made guacamole instead.  Though avocado does have higher fat content than most fruits/veggies, I’m perfectly cool with eating them as one of those “once and a while” foods. Anyhow, it’s creamy and the taste is mild so [...]

How to tell when a pineapple is ripe

Posted by Darrin Maidlow on December 10 2008 Add Comments

Have you ever wondered how to pick a ripe pineapple?  While looking at pineapples today a helpful lady at the grocery store shared with me a little tip.  If the leaves sticking out of the center/top of the pineapple can be plucked out easily the pineapple is ripe. A little bit scary when you think [...]