Breathing Exercises for Kids

At the end of the day it is great to de-stress and just breathe!

Breathing exercises are great for everyone in your family to incorporate into your Fit Fam routine.

Erika Burdick of B. Fit Long Island sent me this great link and I have been incorporating these great breathing techniques into our night time routine.

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Memorial Day BBQ Food Swaps

With the upcoming holiday weekend you are likely to be attending at least one BBQ.

When we gather with friends food and drinks with high calories are often part of the mix. While you don’t want to be “that person” saying “no” to all the food and drink you can try to be conscious of what you eat.

Try out some of these food swaps at your upcoming BBQ’s this weekend:

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How many snacks do we eat each day?

My kids are always asking for a snack! As a result, I always have a snack.
Snacking is okay but, are we making the healthier snack choice? And, how often are we snacking?

As a parent we walk around the house we pass the counter and if there is a dish of cookies or chips we would put our hand in grab one or two and keep moving, without even thinking about it. Then, that one cookie turns into two, three or even four cookies. Imagine how many calories we are eating and not realizing it.

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Erika Burdick- B.Fit Long Island

Hi I’m Erika Burdick, Long Island native, mom and ACE  certified personal trainer. I love learning new exercises to challenge myself and helping friends and family stay motivated to live a healthy and active lifestyle.

 

After having my daughter, Harper in 2015 my time was extremely limited.  I needed to get creative just to find 30 minutes to workout. I thought I must not be the only mom struggling to find some balance. This sparked the idea for BFit Long Island. I became an ACE certified Personal Trainer and developed a 30 minute full body workout program to be done right in the comfort of your home.

 I aim to bring affordability and convenience to local families with my in home training.

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NO Bake Energy Balls

– Recipe from Lety Algeri of Mindful Eating

Need a quick and healthy snack for a picky eater on the go?

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Of course you do, we all do. When life gets busy and you reach for a snack, make it a good one. One that is healthy and will sustain you and give you energy for the rest of your day.

I know what you’re thinking…duh everyone knows that, but I don’t have time to make my kids or myself a healthy treat. Well guess again, you totally do. The recipe I am about to share with you will take 10 minutes to prepare and will feed you pure, healthy, delicious, energy for a week!

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