Monthly Archives: June, 2016

Featured Recipe: Quinoa & Asparagus Risotto


- By Alyssa Delmonico, CHHC, AADP; Wellness Director at Circuit of Change

Packed with nutrients and high in protein, this quinoa and asparagus risotto is great for a side option or a main dish for your vegetarian or vegan friends!

Ingredients (Makes 2 servings)
1 cup quinoa 
1 cup light coconut milk 
1 cup asparagus, chopped
1/2 red pepper, chopped
Juice [...]

5 Reasons to Make Stand Up Paddling (SUP) Your New Sport


- By Gina Bradley, Owner of Paddle Diva

Stand Up Paddling is the fastest growing water sport for women in this century! I know that's a big claim, but just take a look at any calm body of water this summer, flip through an outdoor magazine or google "Stand Up Paddling", and you will see smiling women with strong bodies and tight cores zipping along the waterways! Why [...]

Top Summer BBQ Tips (So You Don’t Get Burned)


- By Lauren Slayton, MS RD; Founder of Foodtrainers

'Tis the season for outdoor BBQs with good company and great food. While these summer feasts can be filled with temptation, if you follow these easy tips you can enjoy without the guilt. 

  1. Help your host (and who are we kidding, yourself too). Offer to bring a dish. We’re loving cauliflower tabouli but a [...]

FitReserve Studio Spotlight: Brooklyn Boulders


It’s up, up, and away at Brooklyn Boulders, a climbing gym in Queensbridge and Somerville. Whether you’re into bouldering, rappelling, or climbing, you can find it at Queensbridge's 25,000 square foot facility or Somerville's 40,000 square foot facility, which also offer strength training, cardio, and yoga classes. Climbs are led by Certified Climbing Instructors that will teach you techniques – along with the oh-so-important proper way to tie [...]