To celebrate Mindful Movement Week here at mindbodygreen, we’re sharing the many ways that fitness enthusiasts practice mind-body exercise.
Todd McCullough (TMAC) is the founder of TMAC FITNESS and located in Santa Monica, Ca. TMAC FITNESS’s mission is to assist in creating a culture that is conscious of the body and the world in which we live. For more workouts from Todd, please check out his video course, 20 Minutes To Strong, Healthy & Fit: A 7-Day Personal Training Program. And for even more info on all things fitness, check out our awesome video courses.
My food philosophy is pretty simple. If I can plant it, pick it or catch it, then I can eat it. If not, then I stay away. This is the same approach...
2 teaspoons canola oil
Four 5-ounce skinless boneless chicken thighs, trimmed of all fat
3 cloves garlic, minced
2 small carrots, chopped
1 celery stalk, chopped
1 onion, finely chopped
3/4 cup reduced-sodium chicken broth
1/2 cup dry white wine
1/4 teaspoon salt
One 14.5-ounce can petite diced tomatoes
One 15.5-ounce can cannellini beans, rinsed and drained
1/4 cup chopped fresh basil
1 tablespoon grated lemon zest
Heat the oil in a large nonstick saucepan over medium-high heat. Add the chicken and cook, turning occasionally, until browned, about 5 minutes. Transfer the chicken to a plate.
Add the garlic, carrots, celery and onions to the pan.
Cook, stirring occasionally, until tender, about 8 minutes. Return the chicken to the pan.
Add the broth, wine, salt and tomatoes and bring to a boil. Reduce the heat and simmer,...
Herbal tea can be very calming, invigorating and of course, healing. These days, however, a lot of major herbal tea brands that have become staples in homes and health food stores, unfortunately, have added ingredients like natural flavors and soy lecithin. The good news is, there’s several easy and delicious options for homemade herbal tea!
Mint is the most obvious and a lovely option for tea. Tea made with mint leaves can help with upset stomachs and other digestive issues, and it is also very calming and refreshing. It grows best in well-drained soil and shade, and it crawls so it’s a great ground cover. It also repels bests so it’s perfect around your garden beds.
Lemon balm makes for a delicious tea with a lovely...
Try out some of these DIY hair masks to rejuvenate your hair in summer!
1. Coconut Milk, Avocado, And Olive Oil Hair Mask
For this nourishing mask you are going to need:
● 5 tsp of olive oil
● 1 avocado
● 1/2 cup of coconut milk
Blend the avocado and olive oil to a smooth paste, mix it with coconut milk. Apply the mask to your hair from roots to tips and let it sit for about an hour. We suggest using warm ingredients. It will make the concoction more effective. Repeat the treatment every two weeks for glossy, shiny locks!
2. Egg, Vinegar, And Olive Oil Hair Mask
Especially beneficial for dry hair, this mask consists of:
● 1 egg
● 1 tbsp of white or apple cider vinegar