by MJ

AIR  ~  Movement of the Day:
Day 48 of the 100 Day Challenge! An oldie, but a goodie: Tabata Jumping Jacks! Get your heart pumping this morning… and/or this afternoon… and/or this evening (!) with a classic aerobic exercise. [Click here for additional Workouts]

FUEL  ~  Dish of the Day:
Baked Salmon Mediterranean. Enjoy this lovely, light, summer dish and finish out your day nutritionally strong! [Click here for additional Recipes]


SPARK  ~  Thought of the Day:
Quote of the Day: Instead of focusing on how much you can accomplish, focus on how much you can absolutely love what you’re doing. ~ Leo Babauta

Essential Element: Do not over-commit or over-schedule yourself.  Do not over-spend and force yourself into a situation that requires you to work to earn a living at the expense of making a life [click here to read Spark Insight: Balance].

Journal: On a scale of 1 – 10, rate yourself on ‘presence’  in the Vocational, Familial, Spiritual and Social categories. How present are you with your work? How about with your family? In your own quiet/prayer time? With your friends? Record your rating in your journal, then choose one of these categories and give yourself a goal for moving up a few notches this week.   [Click here for additional Journal exercises]

Jumping Jacks

by admin

This is time-honored full body exercise can be done virtually anywhere. It was named after Jack LaLanne, America’s first “fitness guru”, who passed away recently at the ripe old age of 96.

  • Start with your hands at your sides.
  • Jump and open your legs, landing at shoulder width apart, while simultaneously clapping your hands overhead.
  • Return to the starting position.