Wednesday, September 30, 2009

It's a Green Day, Thankfulness & Contentment

Another busy day on the homefront. Early dentist appointment and then off and running.
When I picked up our CSA I got a surprise, we will be getting double portions for a total of three weeks. What a blessing! Tonight when my son got home he had stopped by our pick up location to visit a friend and she sent home another bag full of extra veggies.

From there my youngest and I went to the park for a sunshiny time of walking and rollerblading.

Upon returning home I was back in my kitchen...
when I was a child I used to stand in the kitchen next to my grandma and watch her prepare many, many meals. The smells were wonderful and she always seemed to take pleasure in blessing her family. I adored my grandma and wanted to be just like her. She made everything from scratch and hardly ever measured grandma was a simple woman, not driven by discontent. She and my grandfather lived a very simple frills, just LOVE and family....when I think of her I think... LOVE...I can still feel the softness of her skin~~~ in my mind, I think of brushing her hair as she sat in her chair nodding off...I often think of her while I am in my kitchen...I really love to be in my kitchen and find so much pleasure there preparing meals that is a good thing because that is where I find myself most of the time..
I hope that you are content where you are...contentment and peace are sisters...God has showered us with many is the breath of life..may we remember to be thankful for this and then build thanksgiving upon this first gift that He has bestowed upon us until our thankfulness to Him is overflowing because of His abundant kindness towards us.

Below are some things I made today~


1/2 bunch of beet greens
1 cucumber
1/2 bunch of cilantro~ cilantro is known for it's ability to remove heavy metals from your body
1 bunch of celery
a couple of cabbage leaves left over from a salad I made today
3 lemons
2 limes
1 thumb of ginger
5 Squirts of liquid stevia
2 c. water

for the health benefits follow this link 
for the benefit of beets click here


1/2 head of cabbage
4 stalks of celery chopped
1 bell pepper chopped
jalapeno chopped
squeezed lime
nutritional yeast to taste
veggie broth powder to taste
top with sunflower seeds


1 bunch of broccoli chopped
bunch of chives chopped finely (I usually use red onion but I didn't have any)
handful of raisins
handful of sunflower seeds

Dressing for Broccoli Salad

1/2 c. fresh lemon juice
1/4 c. raw honey
1/4 c. extra virgin olive oil
pinch of salt optional

mix into salad and let marinade for a few hours before serving

Today menu for me~

16 oz. green lemonade

blueberries, mango, orange slices topped with walnuts

Lunch~ Cabbage slaw & banana suprises (recipe in previous post)

on the run & stopped at Quizno's (first time I've been there)
my daughter got a veggie sub

wheat bread
tomato, mushrooms, lettuce, pickle, red onion sprinkled with spices and vinegrette & toasted
I had a few bites and was impressed, it was quite tasty

I was still hungry when I got home and finished off the cabbage slaw with a few corn chips and a couple baby carrots

Tuesday, September 29, 2009


It has been a great day. I am sitting and drinking green lemonade and having a bit of dessert...


sliced banana's drizzled with carob syrup (carob, raw honey, vanilla and enough water to thin it out) topped with a pecan!

I told the kids we were having candy. My son got a plate full and my youngest just wanted to lick the plate of syrup when we finished. :)
This morning I went to a Bible study and then had lunch with my favorite aunt. Afterwards I stopped by the store. I found a gorgeous bunch of beets with greens, fennel, cilanto, cabbage, cucumbers, wheatgrass, lemons, limes, grapes, oranges, bananas, and watermelon chunks for my hubby. I am looking forward to a week of juicing most of the veggies above and try out some new combinations. Tomorrow I will pick up my CSA share, it will be double for the next two weeks since we were absent for the last two pick ups. So that means times two of everything in the following list. We are expecting lots of greens :)
spinach, kale, lettuce, sweet potatoes, green beans, broccoli, peppers and watermelon. We also get extras~arugula, basil, lemon basil, chives, hot peppers and second peppers. If you are not part of a CSA (community supported agriculture) group. I encourage you to look into it. I have been part of one for five years and Lord willing hope to continue to support my local farmer for years to come.

I finally got to return to the gym today for 45 mins on the cross runner and some strength training with weights. It felt good. I didn't get the same kind of exercise while I was away and I am hoping to getting back into my workout routine at home with one day a week at the gym.
I have noticed that I am not able to fall asleep as well when I am not working out on a regular basis. I also notice that the intensity of my workouts affects my sleep. When I was spending an hour and a half 4-5 days a week working out I could go right to sleep. Now I stay up late and don't feel ready to sleep. Time for a change.

Todays eats~

green lemonade

green lemonade
greek salad
very small piece of whole grain baguette

banana/cashews (snack before workout)

blended salad 3 cups~ romaine, 2 tomatoes, 1/2 red bell peppers, radishes, carrots, purple cabbage, sun dried tomato dressing, chia seeds
1/2c. rice/beans

snack green lemonade & banana suprises (recipe above)

As I read over my notes above I cannot help but think about my spiritual life. My spiritual life is affected just like my body is affected by what I put into it and how I exercise myself through daily choices that I make.
When I eat healthy, exercise, get proper rest, sunshine and drink clean water I have peace in my body... I sleep well, have good digestion, energy and a general sense of well being...this is the fruit of my choices
When I feed my spiritual life with the Word of God, prayer, meditation, confession of wrongs and fellowship with other like minded people...I have peace with God, myself and others and I am inclined to make good choices..ones that please God...this is the fruit of my choices

What kind of choices are you making today? Do you have peace in your life?
Do you have peace with God? He made a way for you to have peace with Him...His name is Jesus Christ. He is the Way, the Truth and the Life. The Bible says He is our Peace.
If you want to know who He is....get a Bible and read the book of can go on line at and find it there.
Peace be with you............

Monday, September 28, 2009

Vacation~ Cafe 118 & Pasha

green lemonade
1 bunch of celery
6 oz of spinach
2 lemons
1 lime
thumb of ginger
5 squirts of liquid stevia
2 c. r/o water

WOW! This is one of my best lemonade's yet as I sit here drinking it and typing.

I've been in Florida for the last two weeks. The weather was and sunny with only one morning that we couldn't go out because of the rain.
Our first week we spent in Orlando, Florida at Orange Lake Resort.
This was a great time for the whole family....Lazy river, miniature golf, regular golf for the guys, swimming, movies, fitness equipment at two locations within the complex, restaurants and grocery stores... lots of activities available..a shuttle bus to take us anywhere we wanted to go within the complex. We really had little need to leave for anything.
I brought some groceries from home to get us started and then off to the grocery store to stock up.
I had my green juice everyday, thanks to my trusty Vita-Mix and nut milk bag. I ate mostly raw with the exception of my corn tortilla chips. I did indulge in Starbucks and a wanna be frappuchinno.
We had a wonderful dinner and desserts at Cafe coming soon. Everything on the menu is raw, organic and delicious. One of children, my husband and I had stuffed peppers. For dessert I had a pumpkin tart. My son had lasagna and still is talking about how good it was. He had key lime pie to finish it off.
My other daughter had the Pad Thai, which was delicious...I finished hers off. Desserts for everyone else were a delicious S'more, a Berry Parfait and a smoothie...I have to say the S'more was supreme!!! This place was a little pricey, so be prepared if you was a classy place, everything was was definately a gourmet raw restaurant.
Our second week we spent on Ormond Beach at the Ocean East Resort. We had very nice accomodations there as well.
Green & high raw everday. I did have a slice of pizza on Thursday night and Friday we went to Pasha Middle East Cafe
I was moaning the food was soooo good. My oldest daughter was a bit embarrassed, my husband was pleased. It is a rare thing for me to go anywhere and enjoy a meal that the whole family can enjoy also. My husband and children had falafal wraps or gyros and we shared the other items..cabbage rolls, tabouli, hummus and pita bread..everyone was happy!!
I ordered a Greek salad, one falafal with tahini dressing and I splurged and had a small piece of was my birthday. This food was amazingly delicious and easy to digest..if I had eaten this meal anywhere else it would have been a digestive disaster. If you are not 100% raw and are a vegetarian or not.. I would highly recommend this place. The cost was reasonable.

Today I had
16 oz of green lemonade

snack~small handful of almonds, pecans, walnuts
1/2 bag of baby carrots

lunch~Blended Salad~ romaine, cabbage, radish, carrot, two tomatoes, chia seeds and green goddess dressing and some corn chips

supper~10 oz of green lemonade
Blended salad~ 1 red bell pepper, romaine, cabbage, radish,carrot, tomato, chia seeds and asian dressing & chips

Friday, September 18, 2009

Cafe 118 in Orlando, Florida

Last night my hubby took our family to Cafe 118* in Orlando, Florida..yummy!!!
I will post photos and tell you more later....

Thursday, September 10, 2009

Last post for a while!!!

This will be my last post for a while..I'll be without a computer...

Today I walked outside for about 40 mins.

32 oz green lemonade

pineapple & blueberries

Blended salad~
romaine, cilanto, celery, tomato, 1/2 orange, 1/2 c. mango, lime juice
raw crackers I made the other day
a couple slices of raw milk cheese (it is almost gone) & romaine
5 blue corn chips

Rawpuchinno~these are so good and good for you!!! hehehe!
3 c. water
2 frozen bananas
5 T. Dandy Blend
1 heaping T of raw cacao
3 T. raw honey
3-4 c. of ice
1 heaping T. of almond butter

this is a modified version of RawDawg Rory's recipe

herbal tea

Wednesday, September 9, 2009

eat your fruits & veggies

16 oz green lemonade

6 c. of watermelon

1 mango with lime juice

Salad~romaine, tomatoes, red bell peppers, corn salad (raw corn, bell peppers, jalapenos, banana pepper, lime), celery, 1/2 of an avocado with lemon juice
Blue corn chips

detox tea

Rawpuchinno~my son requested this tonight, yummy! (see recipe on another post)

celery stalk, 3 seed crackers....awww..small slice of raw cheese...I still have a bit of this left

35 min walk/run at the park

Tuesday, September 8, 2009

How to Make Green Juice Pulp Crackers, Raw Vegan: (Video)

How to Make Green Juice Pulp Crackers, Raw Vegan: (Video)

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Green Soup~

Today's menu~
16 oz of green lemonade
3 strawberries & a few blueberries

Green Soup

in vita mix
mixed greens (I prefer romaine & celery, but I need to finish these off)
3 roma tomatoes
splash of my carrot/cuke/beet juice
1 garlic clove
cayenne powder (it was quite bitter so I added this to help mask it a bit)

Rawpuchinno ~thanks RawDawg Rory

3 c. water
6 T. Dandy blend
2 T. raw cacao powder
2 frozen bananas
3 c. ice
3 T. raw honey

blend in vita mix & share with someone

one sweet banana pepper
1/2 pint of raspberries

Dinner date with my hubby~ mexican~not raw

refried beans
guacamole salad (lettuce, tomato and guac)
cheese dip
digestive enzymes to the rescue!!!

my poor tummy...

30 min walk/run in the park

Monday, September 7, 2009

Busy Day on the Homefront~

Busy day here. Trying to catch up on things and preparing for an adventure. Therefore, everyone is in action. My little one is down with a sore throat, headache and runny nose. Not sure what is going on here. She has been eating loads of watermelon, so she may be in a detox mode. She has a slight fever right now, but that is okay. It means her body is just doing it's job.

Her diet has improved quite a bit over the last few weeks. She is eating less and eating higher nutrient dense foods!! Yippee!

God made our bodies to know what to do, how it repair itself and how to cleanse. Think about it...our skins heals when it's cut our liver gets rid of poisons and our eliminatory organs eliminate the drain they go. We just need to give it the fuel it needs so that it can run efficiently. The better fuel, the better results we get.

May we consider the fuel we are giving our bodies about it fuel that imparts life or death....??? Our cells need water, minerals, oxygen and activity. Are you clogging them up or releasing them to do their job?

52 oz of green lemonade

strawberries, blueberries, banana & walnuts

late afternoon~

bed of mixed greens
1/4 c. beet salad
1 garlic clove
1 tomato
1/4 red bell pepper
nutritional yeast
lemon juice


1 frozen banana sliced
carob powder
raw blue agave
1 t. water

mix & eat

almond cheese & whole wheat wafers

herbal tea

I made some juices today


Green Lemonade

4 bunches of celery
5 lemons
3 beets
3 c. kale

I also made some RAW CRACKERS


pulp from carrot/cucumber/beet/celery/kale/very little lemon pulp
soaked golden flax seeds
soaked sesame seeds
chopped sunflower seeds
dried onions
nutritional yeast

mix together and spread on teflex sheets, score and dehydrate @ 108 degrees until dry and crispy
sorry I don't creative!

30 mins on the rebounder and some upper body with weights

Sunday, September 6, 2009

Rest, listening and tomorrow is another day....

Lack of sleep does the body and mind bad...I am so exhausted. So tonight it will be an early one and hopefully this will begin a new routine. Sleep allows the body to detox and heal. If we don't give the body ample time to perform these functions we are not in optimal health. It will show up in many ways.....Stress, dark circles under eyes, compromised immune system, inability to respond properly, adrenal function , memory...these are just a few areas. Every night our bodies are assimilating the nutrients we feed it,detoxing and ridding the body of wastes and healing and rebuilding, so if we are lacking in proper rest these things are not occuring as they should.
I need to make this area a priority for myself and to be an example for my children so that they do not create life long habits that will affect them in adverse ways.

Take time to examine your sleep and rest habits. Take time for yourself to rest and restore this temple you live in...time to reflect on God's goodness for giving you life and breath and remember... wherever you are to be all there. It is easy to be somewhere in your mind and miss out on what is going on in the present. Take time to listen to God, to your husband and to your children if you have them and/or to your friends...look them in the eye and really listen. We all need to be validated. Be still and listen today.

Another note~when we are tired it can be easy to compromise what is really best for ourselves.
I was really struggling to stay awake this morning in church. Not good. I was missing out.
Therefore as the day went on and I had to continue in it, I choose to boost myself with some caffeine. This only taxes the adrenals more. It elevates the stress hormone cortisol and tells the body to store fat. This is not really what I want my body to be doing, but by my choices this is what I have told it to do. At the end of the day I also added some salty fat, those nasty potato chips. I am looking forward to getting those things out of my house.
Fortunately when we stopped by the store to pick up more watermelons for my hubby my children told me to stop buying the chips and get watermelon instead!! Yeah!! This makes it much easier for me. Our trip to the store brought home some watermelon, grapes, lemons, limes, pineapple and 10 bunches of celery!! Check this site out for the benefits of celery juice and you will see why I drink so much of it

tomorrow is another day....
but for today this is how I choose to eat...

16 oz green lemonade

strawberries & blueberries

coffee frappuchino!!!

Chipotle~ veggie salad~romaine, small amount of black beans, grilled peppers & onions, pico de gallo, guacamole and some chips

1 bottle of multi green kombucha...I love this stuff!!! gingerade is still my favorite
handful of greasy potato chips

Saturday, September 5, 2009

My hubby's 20lb weight loss and my moment to be real

For the past six weeks my husband has been eating watermelon and grapes in abundance for breakfast everyday. Then for lunch most days he has eaten scrambled eggs and one slice of toast. I pack his evening meal to take to work. He takes more watermelon and grapes, some bananas, one sandwich cut in two and some days a small bag of chips. More recently he has opted out of taking a sandwich and wanted a bag of cashews. There has been one or two days of variations, depending on the fruit I had on hand. Over all this has been his diet. This is a drastic change from his greasy, sugary vending machine, fast food fare. My hubby has now lost over 20 pounds by eliminating sugar and making some simple dietary changes. (although he has eaten something sugary on three different occassions, during special events).
Snicker bars and snack cakes used to be part of his daily diet, so this is a BIG change. He says he no longer craves his sugary treats.

My husband has always believed in my healthy living practices, even though he did not desire to join me wholeheartedly. He has shared with others whatever he has learned from me or has picked up from other healthy living resources. He has encouraged many people to change some of their eating habits. He has taken his green smoothies to work and of course everyone wants to know about the green stuff he is drinking..this has created an open door to share his knowledge. I know of at least one person who started drinking them because of this.

Where am I going with this? This is a lifestyle. But to make it a lifestyle it takes time. My husband likes to say he is in transition. He has been in transition for quite some time. That is okay, you don't usually change your lifestyle overnight. Changing the way you eat is Hard, ask most people. I didn't just get where I am overnight and I haven't arrived or graduated into perfection. That comes when I am dead. Thanks be to God. I am just striving to glorify God in my body, and that means that I take care of this temple He resides in so that I can be effective for Him. He has given me life and a body to live in. I do not want to destroy it because I choose to ignore what my habits are doing to it. For years I did not really consider how my eating habits were impacting my life....physically, mentally or spiritually. Therefore I suffered in many ways. Now I see a clearer picture of the connection of diet and lifestyle and its impact on all of these areas. I choose life today, a life of vibrant, healthy living so I can be involved in it... and not be set aside or put on the shelf because I feel too bad to actively be a part of it.

I'd like to encourage you to begin making healthier choices by adding more raw fruits and veggies into your diet. Go ahead begin the transition. It doesn't matter how long it takes, it just matters that you begin.

Today's menu~

16oz green lemonade

3 oz wheatgrass with water from young coconut (my husband and I split the water from one coconut)

afternoon~Chocolate/coconut shake

evening~ Bok Choy salad

snack~2 very ripe bananas sliced and sprinkled with raw cacao powder, raw blue agave & a few walnut pieces. mix and eat

My kids and I watched a couple of sitcoms~those old habits of munching on something die pretty hard and that bag of chips that the kids like to eat are sometimes difficult to keep my hands I indulged....but I've got to say...greasy..greasy feeling all over my mouth and teeth...I want to be free from this. I had some kombucha ginger tea so that will help with my digestion. I am human and it is okay..I am okay that I did this and I won't beat myself up for it because I know that for the most part I am eating a good healthy diet...but I am also hopeful that I can make a better choice next time. I do know that if that junk isn't there I won't eat it. So maybe someday it won't be there, maybe all of my family will want to be on this train and maybe they won't. Time will reveal what it will and I'll be blogging about it, Lord willing. Until next time~try to make healthy choices and when you don't just keep striving to do better. :)

Chocolate shake~

meat from one coconut

1/4 c. raw cacao powder

1 t vanilla


ice cubes

I had about 10 oz and two of my family memberers had about 16oz each


Bok Choy Salad

1 head of bok choy

3 bell pepper~mixed colors

handful of mixed greens

shred all of this in food processor


1 mango

1 tomato

1/2 bunch cilantro

1 celery stalk

juice of one lime

pour over salad mix and enjoy!

Green Lemonade


4 bunches of celery
5 lemons
1 bunch of beet greens
1 cuke
1 beet
1 finger of ginger

Friday, September 4, 2009

Sexiest Vegetarian over 50 ~Mimi Kirk

Check out this lady!!! She is 70!!! Be encouraged today! You can look and feel good at 70 without meat...she has been a vegan since she was 30 yrs old...

King Tut~international market~Durian

Today we went on a field trip to the children's museum to see the King Tutankhamun exibit. It was a wonderful day. We looked at ancient artifacts, learned more about the 18th dynasty and had a great time with some good friends while sharing a picnic lunch.

Afterwards we visited the nearby health food market and picked up a tray of wheatgrass for juicing at home & some spices, raw crackers and kombucha teas. I had a shot of wheatgrass and the kids drank a monkey's uncle (rice milk, almond butter & frozen bananas).

I connected with their naturopath, who is also a raw foodist with type 1 diabetes. She has quite a story to tell about reversing many health conditions after adopting raw food diet. She is hosting showings of , "Simply Raw"~ a documentary about reversing diabetes with a raw food diet. You can check out the link on the sidebar.
I do not know any other raw foodist locally so this was an encouragement for me to make that connection. The store she where she works has started having support group meetings for people making the change to a raw food diet. This store is about an hour away so I haven't been able to attend the meetings yet. I do recommend finding some form of support either a group setting, on line or person to person. This will help you to stay on track.

After our trip to the health food market we went on to the international food market for some young green coconuts. Not only did we find the coconuts but we spotted "Durian", which I have heard is the King of raw food we are standing in the and there is a man from Thailand in front of me and he asks "You like that?" and I tell him I'm gonna find out and he says, "You either love it or you hate it".....he also informed me that back in his homeland when someone cuts one open you must take it outside and never bring it in the house. So that is what we did.

Our first impressions were not too bad as the knife when into the flesh. Then as we were rolling it around in our mouths....mmmmmm....kinda sulfur like, onion-y, sweet, weird, dirty socks....visually one of us remarked...looks like raw chicken meat, maybe soft scramble egg texture.. "Do you like it?"....we'll I don't like it, but I don't hate it, but I won't be buying it again.
Wikipedia has some interesting desciptions that I won't post here, but you can look them up to learn more about this interesting fruit.

16oz green lemonade
strawberries & blueberries

bed of mixed greens & strawberries, blueberries, a couple grapes and 1/2 red bell pepper

shot of wheatgrass

can't forget the taste of durian

bed of mixed greens & corn salad and about 3 raw crackers

small bowl of smoothie I froze from cream now...added a few pecans

just walking all over the museum today...

Thursday, September 3, 2009

Busy Day

I've had a busy day cleaning house again....

32 oz of green lemonade

late morning~bowl of strawberries & blueberries

ealry afternoon~
bed of romaine lettuce, homemade salsa, raw corn salad topped with a few tortilla strips (salsa & corn salad recipes are on a previous post)

Chocolate/Strawberries/Banana/Coconut Smoothie1 1/2 c. cold water
2 T. powdered cacao
4-5 frozen bananas
2 big handfuls of frozen strawberries
chunk of creamed coconut
1 t. vanilla
big squirt of liquid stevia
Blend in Vita~Mix. This was enough for 3 of us and plenty left over to freeze for ice cream another day...I will probably add some chopped almonds to the ice cream after it softens

Evening meal~

bed of mixed greens topped with beet salad and a sprinkle of raw sunflower seeds

snack~small handful of almonds

Green Lemonade
each new batch is always different~this one is sooo good!
4 bunches of celery
5 lemons
1 bunch of beet tops
1 cucumber
1 finger of ginger
6 squirts of liquid stevia

ALMOND CHEESE~thanks to Sergi & Valya Boutenko for this recipe...I made slight alterations.

In the food processor
2 c. almond pulp~leftover from making almond milk
1t. dried dill
2 T. heaping dried onions
1/2 lemon squeezed
1/3 c. extra virgin olive oil
salt to taste

1/2 green bell pepper & 1/2 red bell pepper chopped fine( I added this last after processing all the other ingred)

process and place in bowl...sometimes I will drizzle a little(very little) olive oil on top if I haven't put quite enough in...all of my measurements are approximate, because I usually don't measure

I had a taste of this with a red pepper...

I took the dog for a 30 min walk in the sunshine today! This evening I jumped on my rebounder/mini trampoline for 30 mins

Wednesday, September 2, 2009

It's Been a Fruity Day for a little Detox action

I've been staying up way too late!! My body is starting to let me know this. Therefore I am going to make this a short post...sometime soon I'll write about proper sleep and how this affects everything.
It has been a fruity day~ I needed the detox after all of that raw milk cheese I repented from...

16 oz green lemonade

early afternoon~
bowl of strawberries, blueberries and some kale leaves

late afternoon~
my daughter and I stopped at the grocery store and picked up a fruit tray~
cherries, strawberries, blueberries, raspberries, blackberries, pineapple
it also had melons on it but I do not mix melons with anything so I opted out...

I went for a 5K walk/run with my daughter.

recharged with some more green lemonade

detox tea!! I love it, it can really help an upset stomach for me.

I am having a few bits of some ice cream I made the other day~
ingredients~banana, strawberries & maybe some coconut milk ( I cannot tell but I usually add it)

time for some zzzzzzzzzzzzzz's

Tuesday, September 1, 2009

Corn Salad & benefits of Rebounding

For those of you that are new to my blog I am posting what I consume each day. Some people have expressed interest and this will help me to see my own progress. I will also be posting my recipes. :)

1 1/2 pints of watermelon juice

bowl of pineapple and strawberries

16 oz green lemonade

late afternoon

bowl of romaine topped with corn salad and about 3 corn chips crushed on top

bowl of strawberries & blueberries
bowl of homemade salsa & chips

25 mins on the rebounder (mini trampoline) check out this video for the benefits of rebounding

45 mins cardio/weights


6 small ears of corn cut from cob

2 bell peppers (one red, one green)

1 bunch of cilantro

1/2 lime juiced

1/2 lemon juiced

Himalayan salt

Jalapeno's to taste

2 Red tomatoes~diced
2 yellow heirloom tomatoes~diced
2 garlic cloves~pressed
1/2 bunch of cilantro~chopped
1/2 lemon~juiced
salt to taste

42 Ways the Body Responds to Rebounding
By Dr. Morton Walker and Albert E. Carter

The study of the human body is fairly interesting. The moment it becomes no less than amazing is when we understand what happens as the body is placed under the demands of movement and resistance we call exercise. Rebounding is an effective exercise that reduces your body fat; firms your arms, legs, thighs, abdomen, and hips; increases your agility; strengthens your muscles overall; provides an aerobic effect for your cardiopulmonary systems; rejuvenates your body when it's tired, and generally puts you in a state of mental and physical wellness. In fact, there are at least 41 fascinating ways the body responds to regular rebounding, detailed below:

1.Rebounding provides an increased G-force (gravitational load), which strengthens the musculoskeletal systems.
2.Rebounding protects the joints from the chronic fatigue and impact delivered by exercising on hard surfaces.
3.Rebounding helps manage body composition and improves muscle-to-fat ratio. Rebounding diminishes body fat , improves muscle tone, improves the efficiency with which the body burns carbohydrate, and lowers pulse rate and blood pressure.
4.Rebounding aids lymphatic circulation by stimulating the millions of one-way valves in the lymphatic system. Your lymphatic system acts as your body's internal vacuum cleaner.
5.Rebounding circulates more oxygen to the tissues- and where the is oxygen there cannot be disease.
6.Rebounding establishes a better equilibrium between the oxygen required by the tissues and the oxygen made available.
7.Rebounding increases capacity for respiration.
8.Rebounding tends to reduce the height to which the arterial pressures rise during exertion.
9.Rebounding lessens the time during which blood pressure remains abnormal after severe activity.
10.Rebounding assists in the rehabilitation of a heart problem.
11.Rebounding increases the functional activity of the red bone marrow in the production of red blood cells.
12.Rebounding improves resting metabolic rate so that more calories are burned for hours after exercise.
13. Rebounding helps fluid move easily within the body, thus helping muscle performance and lightening the load required of the heart.
14. Rebounding decreases the volume of blood pooling in the veins of the cardiovascular system preventing chronic edema.
15. Rebounding improves circulation. It encourages collateral circulation (the formation of new branch blood vessels that distribute blood to the heart) by increasing the capillary count in the muscles and decreasing the distance between the capillaries and the target cells.
16.Rebounding strengthens the heart and other muscles in the body so that they work more efficiently.
17.Rebounding allows the resting heart to beat less often. Each beat becomes more powerful and sends out a greater surge of blood around the body to nourish its 60 trillion cells.
18.Rebounding lowers circulating cholesterol and triglyceride levels.
19.Rebounding lowers low-density lipoprotein (bad) in the blood and increases high-density lipoprotein (good) holding off the incidence of coronary artery disease.
20.Rebounding promotes tissue repair.
21.Rebounding for longer than 20 minutes at a moderate intensity increases the mitochondria count within the muscle cells, essential for endurance.
22.Rebounding adds to the alkaline reserve of the body, which may be of significance in an emergency requiring prolonged effort.
23. Rebounding improves coordination between the propreoceptors in the joints, the transmission of nerve impulses to and from the brain, transmission of nerve impulses and responsiveness of the muscle fibers.
24.Rebounding improves the brain’s responsiveness to the vestibular apparatus within the inner ear, thus improving balance.
25.Rebounding offers relief from neck and back pains, headaches, and other pain caused by lack of exercise.
26.Rebounding enhances digestion and elimination processes.
27.Rebounding allows for deeper and easier relaxation and sleep.
28.Rebounding results in better mental performance, with keener learning processes.
29.Rebounding curtails fatigue and menstrual discomfort for women.
30.Rebounding minimizes the number of colds, allergies, digestive disturbances, and abdominal problems.
31.Rebounding tends to slow down atrophy in the aging process: Rebounding can actually reverse, prevent or diminish the hardening of the arteries. By conquering this ultimate pathology, you will keep your mind alert, skin smooth, skeleton flexible, libido intact, kidneys functioning, blood circulating, liver detoxifying, enzyme systems alive, hold memory intact, and avoid all systems of the aging process.
32. Rebounding is an effective modality by which the user gains a sense of control and an improved self image.
33. Rebounding supplies a reserve of bodily strength and physical efficiency.
34. Rebounding helps the body attain peak cell function through chemical function.
35. Rebounding expands the capacity for fuel storage, resulting in extra endurance.
36. Rebounding stimulates metabolism. Rebounding provides for a better absorption.
37. Rebounding promotes body growth. Growth of the long bones is especially stimulated by rebounding due to the stimulating effect of the pituitary gland, which produces growth hormone.
38.Rebounding increases the capacity for respiration. Breathing is controlled by changes in the volume of the chest cavity brought about mainly by muscular movements of the diaphragm, Repeated rebounding exercise accomplishes more muscle movements of the diaphragm with the consequent chest expansion.
39. Rebounding boosts red blood cells. Rebounding increases the functional activity of the red bone marrow in the production of red blood cells. The red blood cells carry oxygen and nutrients to the tissues of the body and also help remove carbon dioxide from them.
40. Rebounding helps fight fatigue. Rebounding tones the glandular system to increase the output of the thyroid gland, the pituitary gland and the adrenals-which all help to restore energy.
41. Rebounding exercises every part of your body.
42. Rebounding is enjoyable!
People who rebound find they are able to work longer, sleep better, and feel less tense and nervous. The effect is not just psychological, because the action of bouncing up and down against gravity, without trauma to the musculoskeletal system, is one of the most beneficial aerobic exercises ever developed.


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