It feels harder to work out in the winter. It’s cold (duh), it gets dark early, and no one can see your body under all those sweaters anyway. But in the quest for #NoWinterLayer, Daphnie has some suggestions for how to make the most of winter workouts. We talk about how to create an at-home workout, how to make the dreadmill your friend, and what the heck broomball is. Plus, we discuss dessert in “What Your Trainer Eats”.
It’s the winter edition of our “Eating for Power” series! Prepare your soups and stews, ladies and gentlemen. And, may we suggest, your curries? In this episode, Daphnie explains what it means to eat for power, and she and Joanna share some of their favorite powerful warming recipes for the winter months.
Links in this episode: GrowNYC list of what's in season in New York, Beef and cabbage "egg roll" stir fry, More info on the Maillard reaction, Video of how to safely cut open a squash, Recipes: French Onion soup, Beef Stew, Caramelized onions, 25 Sweet Potato recipes, Roasted Delicata Squash, Blood Orange Almond and Ricotta Cake
Do you sometimes find yourself feeling depressed in the winter months? You’re not alone! Many of us suffer from the Winter Blues, or the more serious Seasonal Affective Disorder. Daphnie explains what the symptoms are, when to see a doctor, and what you can do in your day-to-day life to try and lift your mood until the sun comes back in the spring. Plus, we hit a grand slam in “Best Choice”.
Links in this episode: National Suicide Prevention LIfeline, National Alliance on Mental Illness, Mayo Clinic Info on SAD, Light Therapy Lamp, Dr. Rhonda Patrick podcast on saunas, Lavender pillow spray
Are you cold? We’re cold. This week, we’re talking about how to warm up when we work out, and also how to just be warmer in life. From jumping jacks and leg swings to noodle soup and saunas, we’re pulling out all the stops to help you get the good kind of sweaty. Plus, Joanna tries to get out of exercising this winter in “Excuse of the Week”.
Links in this episode: How to do Seal Jacks, How to do High Knees, How to do Butt Kickers, How to do Leg Swings, Free warm up video from Fitness Blender, Heattech from Uniqlo
It feels harder to work out in the winter. It’s cold (duh), it gets dark early, and no one can see your body under all those sweaters anyway. But in the quest for #NoWinterLayer, Daphnie has some suggestions for how to make the most of winter workouts. We talk about how to create an at-home workout, how to make the dreadmill your friend, and what the heck broomball is. Plus, we discuss dessert in What Your Trainer Eats.
Winter eating is hard: your caveman body is biologically preset to want to stuff itself with heavy breadfoods. What can we do to avoid the Extra Winter Layer? Daphnie shares her 5 Winter Metabolism Hacks to help trick your body out of hibernation mode. We talk about foods that are appropriate for winter AND good for your body so that you don’t feel like you have to slog through a February of cold salads. Plus, Daphnie teaches us one of her favorite exercises.
Links in this episode: Eater's Winter Vegetable Roasting Tips, Every Grain of Rice by Fuchsia Dunlop, Food Matters Cookbook for that awesome Curried Tomato Soup recipe, This slow cooker costs less than $25, This is the fancy one Joanna has, Food Network slow cooker recipes, Rainbow plank video