Archive for May 2, 2011
Saw this mentioned by my friend Koren at Live it Coaching —
Five Easy Ways to Go Organic
Switching to organic is tough for many families who don’t want to pay higher prices or give up their favorite foods. But by choosing organic versions of just a few foods that you eat often, you can increase the percentage of organic food in your diet without big changes to your shopping cart or your spending.
The key is to be strategic in your organic purchases. Opting for organic produce, for instance, doesn’t necessarily have a big impact, depending on what you eat. According to the Environmental Working Group, commercially-farmed fruits and vegetables vary in their levels of pesticide residue. Some vegetables, like broccoli, asparagus and onions, as well as foods with peels, such as avocados, bananas and oranges, have relatively low levels compared to other fruits and vegetables.
This is the story of a high school classmate of mine who found CrossFit 6m ago!
What were your goals when you started CrossFit training?
I was basically fed up with being out of shape. I’m married and have a fantastic 5 year old daughter. I had turned 39 years old in 2010 and started asking questions to myself if this is how I wanted to be going into the second part of my life. Also, I really thought about what kind of role model I was for my daughter. I really want to be a positive influence to her in every way possible, and being fit is one of them. Also, I’m turning 40 in June 2011. This milestone birthday has an effect on everyone, instead of buying a new sports car, I decided it would be a fantastic accomplishment to be able to say on my 40th birthday that I’m in the best shape of my life.