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Jump Rope Lesson #2: Alternate-Foot Step

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Click Here To Get My Jump Rope » TODAY'S LESSON & GOALThe Alternate-Foot Step 

GOAL: Show me your 2nd Achievement!
Show me 30 seconds of consecutive alternate-foot steps! That's exactly 2 Instagram stories! Tag me (@DrSaraSolomon) and I'll share your story! 1 Alternate-Foot Step (AFS) With the Bounce Step (BS), you jump with 2 feet. With Alternate Foot Step, you alternate jumping one foot at a time, like jogging on the spot. Master the BS before attempting the AFSAlternate-Foot Step (Buddy Lee's Technique): 1. Practice jogging on the spot. As you raise one knee up, the other foot will lift a little more than one inch off the floor2. Swing the rope over your head and jump over it with one foot, on the next swing of the rope, jump over it with the other foot. 3. Continue alternating your feet (as if you are running on the spot) while coordinating the rope swing.4. Land lightly on the balls of your feet. Tip: Don't kick your feet backwards (or you may catch the rope). …

Low Carb Philly Cheesesteak Wraps

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Recipe by Assistant Food Editor of Delish, Lena Abraham. 
Ingredients:8 large green cabbage leaves½ large onion, thinly sliced2 Tbsp. vegetable oil, divided2 large bell peppers, thinly sliced1 tsp. oreganoKosher salt (to taste)Freshly ground black pepper (to taste)1 lb. skirt steak, thinly sliced6 slices provolone Directions:Boil a large pot of water. Using tongs, blanch cabbage by dipping leaves into water for 30 seconds. Place on a plate lined with a paper towel to dry.Over medium heat, heat 1 tablespoon of oil in a pan. Add onion and bell peppers. Season as desired with oregano, salt, and pepper. Stir onions and peppers soften, approximately 5 minutes or cook till tender. Remove onion and peppers.Add the remaining tablespoon of oil into the pan. Add steak into a single layer on the pan and season as desired with salt and pepper. Cook each side for about 2 minutes, or until steak is seared on each side.Combine onion and peppers in the pan with the steak. Top the mixture with provolo…

3 Keto Tips

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3 Important Tips To Make Your Ketogenic Diet Successful The ketogenic diet is quite a challenge because of too much fat you need to consume and far fewer carbs than you usually eat. Thinking about what to eat when you dine out or preparing your own meals - all this could be draining when you’re new in this whole low-carb high-fat diet. Starting a diet could be intimidating but if you have the right mindset, you can make your ketogenic diet successful. All you need to keep in mind are these three important tips. 1. Very few carbs, more fatWhen you’re on keto, the breakdown will most likely be 75% fat, 20% protein, and 5% carbohydrates. Don’t stress yourself with counting these in every bite you eat. Since you need to focus on how to adjust to this restricted diet, save your energy for that and less on literally counting everything. When you’re starting out on a new diet, the first thing you do is make a list of what’s allowed and prohibited to eat. Eat theseMeats - fish, pork, beef, lamb, po…

3 Day Detox

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Your detox starts today! First, check out our article on WHY you should detoxify your body. Don’t put this off.  There are always a million reasons not to do something.   You’ve made this commitment to yourself, so see it through! There are only 5 foods included in this detox. This is to give your body a much-needed break from some of the heavier foods that you eat from day to day, including grains, meats, and of course – processed foods and sugar. I am no means telling  grains(sprouted) or meat are bad for your regular diet. I am simply stating that it’s good for the body to take a break from some of these heavier substances from time to time. The 5 foods are: Blueberries for antioxidants and energyGreek yogurt (fat is okay, but must have 9g of sugar or less) for probiotic and gut help as well as proteinSpinach for vitamin A and fiberRed onion for antioxidants and skin healthAlmonds for healthy fats and protein This is important… You will be eating the same 3 meals for all 3 days of th…

Jump Rope Lesson #1: Getting Started

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Jump Rope Lesson #1: Getting Started Click Here To Get My Jump Rope » TODAY'S LESSON & GOAL Customize your Rope Length
Learn the Bounce Step
Burn a ton of calories in 5 minutes
Combine jump rope with proper nutrition to accelerate fat loss

GOAL: Show me your 1st Achievement!
 Show me 15 seconds of consecutive bounce steps! That's exactly 1 Instagram story! Tag me (@DrSaraSolomon) and I'll share your story! 1 Rope Selection: 

Sara's Jump Rope by Buddy Lee Jump Ropes Swivel Bearing System eliminates friction and tangling and allows free rotation of the rope in all directionsHeight Adjustable8" Handles. Ideal for arm crossovers, freestyle, and double undersReplaceable Cord 9'3" PVC solid and aerodymanic rope cord 2 Correct Jump Rope Length
To determine your correct rope length, place one foot on the center of the rope and pull the handles up the sides of your body. If the handles extend beyond your shoulders, the rope is too long. As you become more proficient at ju…

Naan Pizza

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INGREDIENTSNaan Pizza 1/2 cup shredded Gouda cheese1 (14.5 ounce) can fire roasted diced tomatoes, drained1/4 cup pesto (use recipe below)1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheese3 pieces of garlic naan1–2 Tablespoons fresh basil, for garnishButternut Squash 2 cups peeled and chopped butternut squash (1/4 – 1/2 inch cubes)1 1/2 teaspoons olive oilsea saltPesto 1 cup fresh basil leaves1 clove garlic2 Tablespoons pine nuts1/2 cup grated parmesan2 Tablespoons olive oil INSTRUCTIONSPreheat oven to 400°F.Spread chopped butternut squash on a baking dish. Toss with 1 teaspoon oil and sprinkle with sea salt. Bake for 20-25 minutes or until squash is tender.While squash is roasting, make pesto by blending together basil, garlic, pine nuts, parmesan and olive oil until relatively smooth.Place 3 pieces of naan bread on a baking sheet. Sprinkle gouda over naan, leaving a 1/4-inch border. Top with roasted squash and diced tomatoes.  Using a teaspoon, drop pesto over naan pizzas. Sprinkle each with parmesan.