PULSE – April 9

Monday- Stair Step Monday   

Start out taking baby steps but little by little, it will get easier!  Don’t get overwhelmed. Try one flight of steps a week to conquer!

Tuesday- Healthy Recipe

Try something new!

Zucchini Shrimp Scampi

Ingredients:– 1 Tbsp butter – 2 tsp olive oil
– 1 1/2 lbs raw, peeled, and deveined shrimp – 2 cloves garlic, minced
-1/2 tsp crushed red pepper flakes – 1/4 cup chicken broth
– 1 Tbsp lemon juice – 1/2 tsp lemon zest
– 1/4 tsp salt
– 3 small to medium-sized zucchini, cut, sliced, or “spiralized” into spaghetti-like strands

Heat butter and olive oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Add shrimp, garlic and crushed red pepper flakes. Cook, stirring occasionally, until shrimp are pink, about 3-5 minutes. Stir in chicken broth, lemon juice, and lemon zest; season with salt. Bring to a simmer; stir in zucchini noodles until well combined, about 1-2 minutes. Enjoy!

Wednesday- Walking Wednesday  

Let the walking begin!


Thursday- Thirsty Thursday                                

Friday- Health Tip   

For increasing your endurance, 4-6, 30 second bursts of all-out cardio are just as effective as up to an hour of training at a lower intensity.  Short on time? Use intervals to get stronger more quickly.