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Sassy Water Recipe: Perk up your water and Shape up your body

By Bonnie Murphy

I want to share this great recipe for Sassy Water, originally from Prevention magazine's Flat Belly Diet. This is perfect if you aren't fond of drinking plain water - which many people aren't. You'll love this when you try some water with pizazz! Here's the recipe for Sassy Water: 2 liters water (about 8 1/2 cupss) 1 teaspoon freshly grated ginger root 1 medium cucumber,... »

DASH diet is the healthiest eating plan?

By Bonnie Murphy

Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension - DASH - beat out Jenny Craig, Atkins, and Mediterranean Diet A new study by U.S. News & World Report just concluded that the "best personal diet depends of the goals trying to be achieved." Yep... it took a study to reveal what common sense has always told us. We know that if you are trying to lose... »

HOT HULA fitness returns to bfit & well on Thursday June 9th

By Bonnie Murphy

The HOT HULA fitness® demo class we did on Monday was a HUGE success! I was so pleased to see such a large crowd turn out for our first HOT HULA fitness® class in Anchorage. Think of this as Zumba for Hula Dancing only... well, this is what one comment on Facebook said: "Hot Hula is so fun, quite a core workout, aerobic... »

First Time in Alaska: HOT HULA fitness at bfit & well on Monday June 6th

By Bonnie Murphy

Is Traditional Pacific Island Dance the Next Fitness Craze? HOT HULA fitness® is a fun, new and exciting dance workout based in the traditional movements of the Pacific Islanders. On Monday June 6th, at 4:30PM, you and your friends are invited to join us at bfit & well for a FREE demo class of this amazing new dance fitness program as it comes... »

6 Week Fit Ball PLUS+ program Starts Tuesday, June 7th

By Bonnie Murphy

Get on the Ball and make this YOUR BEST SUMMER EVER! Are you a first time exerciser but don't know where to start? Have you not worked out for a long time and are ready to get back to it? Are BOOT CAMPS or Personal Training a bit off  your radar? Do you like being around women in your same age and fitness range? Well,... »

What You Eat Can Damage Your Cartilage and Lead to Knee Pain

By Bonnie Murphy

I wanted to share this fantastic video with you. It is an interview by Rick Kaselj of Exercise For Injuries of Dr. Peter Osborne from Town Center Wellness in Houston, Texas. Most people think of what we eat as only affecting our body fat, energy, blood sugar, and the like. Few of us think about the fact that the food we eat makes up and... »

Is exercise the fountain of youth? Yes.

By Bonnie Murphy

Thanks to a couple of my clients for introducing me to the book "Younger Next Year for Women” by Chris Crowley and Dr. Harry Lodge. It is always amazing to see something that I have believed - and lived - for many years in print like this! I wanted to share a few ideas from the book that illustrate the... »

The “Let’s Talk Food” Class Starts on March 5

By Bonnie Murphy

Are you sure you make healthy food choices? Do you know what healthy foods are? If you've spent most of your adult life battling your weight, it is time to get off that roller coaster by getting some food facts that you can apply to your life. Introducing the "Let's Talk Food"  class exclusively at bfit & well in Anchorage. This four week class... »

How Can You Burn 450 Calories in 45 Minutes?

By Bonnie Murphy

One of my gals burned 450 calories in JUST 45 minutes the other day during a boot camp workout!! "So? She's probably some athlete!" you might say. Wrong! What if I told you that physically she is just your average mature woman in her 50's and that in less than one hour she burned more than DOUBLE the calories you'd burn... »

Are you a “resolutionist”?

By Bonnie Murphy

What's your best time of day? Are you a morning person? Would you like to get your workout in before work? You are in luck!! I just opened up a Boot Camp Style Fitness program from 7:15 AM until 8:00 AM. This will be held on Monday's, Wednesday's and Thursday's. Are you up for that? This will begin Monday, Jan. 10th. Why not start out 2011... »

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