O2 Fitness Food of the Week: Bell Peppers

Bell Peppers are rich in antioxidant and anti-inflammatory phytonutrients. These peppers are an excellent source of vitamin A, C and B6.  They are also a good source of folate, vitamin E, fiber, vitamin K, potassium, vitamin B1 and B2.  Bell peppers are a quick,...

O2 Fitness Food of the Week: Barley

Barley is a versatile cereal grain with a nut-like flavor.  This grain is an excellent source of fiber, and is a good source of vitamins B1 and B3. You can mix barley flour with wheat flour when making breads and muffins, use cracked barley or barley flakes to make...

How to Avoid the Holiday Break from Exercise

It is the Holiday Season! The time of the year where we surround ourselves with family and friends from all over the country.  We eat delicious foods, drink seasonal beverages such as egg nog and take vacation time from work…and the gym.  It is okay, we...