Bean Quesadillas

Bean Quesadillas

Veggies, beans, and cheese sandwiched between two tortillas then heated golden on both sides.

Ingredients

  • 1 onion, finely diced
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 (15 ounce) can black beans, rinsed and drained
  • 1 green bell pepper, chopped
  • 2 tomatoes, chopped
  • 1/2 (10 ounce) package frozen corn
  • 12 (12 inch) wheat tortillas
  • 1 cup shredded Mozzarella cheese
  • 2 tablespoon grapeseed oil

Directions

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If you are among the few who were blessed with phenomenal genes or have found the tricks of the trade for getting the much coveted flat abs, you are fortunate but certainly in the minority.

Around the globe, people continue to battle belly fat and science shows that the stomach or abdominal region is among the most challenging areas to lost unwanted fat and keep it off.

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Nutrition for Post-Workout Recovery

Nutrition is always important but today we are going to focus special attention on when your training has just ended. Post-exercise recovery nutrition helps you start your next workout strong so you can keep improving on your best effort.

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Burnout, the feeling of being emotionally, physically and psychologically depleted, may pose a real risk, particularly to overachieving types with unrealistic goals, or people in the helping professions-medicine, teaching, social services etc. Imbalance is usually at the heart of burnout. Sufferers typically make unreasonable investments of time, commitment and focusContinue reading

Breaking Through The Wall

We have all been there, you are deep into your workout, and suddenly you hit that wall. Your muscles are tired and you want to do nothing more than quit. This is the very point at which many people give up on their exercise, and yet, it is also at the point that you are going to get the most benefit from exercise if you just persevere. Listening to just a few tips however, will ensure that you break through that wall safely and continue pushing your body to get stronger and healthier.

One thing that many athletes have noticed is that playing ‘upbeat’ music helps them break through that fatigue wall. This will benefit you both during indoor workouts and outdoor ones. Just grab a pair of headphones, stick on your music player and listen away through your workout. There is just something about the music that makes our body tick. Continue reading

Training Intensity

One of the most important factors in any type of muscle and weight lifting training is intensity. Beginners to muscle and weight training should adhere adhere to low levels of intensity and progressively adopt new and higher levels of intensity as they experience the results that they are trying to achieve. Once you have achieved higher levels of intensity in your training you should always focus on keeping a consistent muscular development with this same training intensity, otherwise the results that you have experienced will start to deteriorate over the long run. Keeping an adequate balance of training intensity can be effectively achieved by practicing the following strategies and techniques.

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It is no secret that certain vitamins can not only contribute to better overall health and life longevity but some may not be aware of the fact that vitamins can also help our bodies heal quicker than they normally would without vitamins. For those who participate in sports activities or exercise regimes accidents and injuries are part of the landscape. One vitamin that is aggressive in helping our bodies recover is vitamin C. Here is what you should know about Vitamin C and recovery from exercise. A great resource for additional information and quality products that I use in my business is Prograde. Read more by clicking the appropriate link below.

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Feeling overwhelmed by the amount of time it seems to take to exercise?  Turned off by the idea of countless hours on a treadmill or elliptical?  With an already busy work and family life schedule, it’s hard to imagine finding any more time in the day for exercise. With small tweaks in your schedule you can fit in a little bit of exercise each day. That will make a world of difference to your health. Below are suggestions on how to break it down in different ways.Continue reading