Swimming is an excellent total body exercise and offers no joint impact or any such stress on the body like many other types of activities. Swimming workouts are perfect for any kind of rehab, muscle endurance, burning unwanted calories, controlling breathing, and a good way to switch up the workouts in general.
Michael Phelps' Olympic-Sized Appetite
It seems like the biggest news to come out of Beijing today is how much swimmer Michael Phelps must eat. The darling of the 2008 Olympics must pack in 12,000 calories a day in order to keep up the energy to fuel his grueling 5-hour-a-day, 6-days-a-week training schedule.
I'm jealous and I have no shame in admitting that....
From the decadent Babycakes cookbook by Erin McKenna comes this recipe for raspberry scones. This recipe is wheat-free, so it's perfect for those with wheat allergies. According to McKenna, the tangy fresh raspberries perfectly accompany your morning tea.
Change the way you think about meatloaf with the Turkey Mini-Meatloafs from Biggest Loser's Tara Costa. You'll use a variety of warm spices to give flavor to the lean ground turkey and finish with a sweet and spicy sugar-free topping.