Another holiday season is upon us! Passover began last Saturday evening and Easter is quickly approaching, we wish you all the best as you celebrate. Let’s keep working toward our goals throughout this season, improving our health every step of the way!
Stepping Up for Spring
The following exercises are fun ways to get moving this month, and they’re designed to increase metabolic rate and reduce overall body fat, ensuring you’ll be prepared for a warm-weather season that’s filled with activity:
- Tricep Dips
Try to complete these exercises as a group, performing 12-15 repetitions of each movement. Squeeze the set into your workout 2-3 times per week to see results build up over the course of this month.
Healthy Recipes for a Light Holiday Feast
As we’ve learned before, holidays don’t have to bring about unhealthy eating habits. Try out the meal ideas below for a hearty-yet-healthy feast:
- Glazed Bacon-Wrapped Turkey Breast
- Honey-Ginger Cedar Plank Salmon
- Spring Pasta with Salmon, Peas, and Dill
- Instant Pot Chicken Soup
- Mini Carrot Pot Pies
The recipes and instructions for each of these delicious meals can be found on this fun list from Good Housekeeping.
Easter with Essential Oils
Bring the fresh scents of spring into your home for the holidays with the help of doTERRA essential oils. Below are a few simple ways to include these all-natural aromas in your Easter or Passover setup:
Give your guests a small, thoughtful gift by placing baking soda and lavender oil in a cute jar as a homemade room freshening device.
Flower Basket Spray
Keep your holiday bouquet smelling fresh with the following oils mixed into a spray bottle. Fill your container to the top with distilled water, mix, and enjoy:
- 20 drops of lemon
- 20 drops of lime
- 20 drops of grapefruit
Easter Sunday Blend
Diffuse the following mixture for a light, joyous aroma on Easter Sunday:
- 3 drops of Cheer
- 1 drop of tangerine
- 1 drop of geranium
Safer Time in the Sun
Protect your skin with savings this holiday season! BeFitSRQ will be offering 25% of Bloquv products for Easter and Passover. These comfortable, UV-blocking pieces are perfect for protecting the entire family from harmful rays.
Don’t Live With Pain — Try Laser Therapy Today
If you’ve been suffering from an old injury, arthritis, or another type of ongoing pain, laser therapy may be the perfect tool to help. It’s a painless and effective treatment, and we’re currently offering $25 off your first session. Reach out today if you’re ready to give laser therapy a try.
April's Upcoming Events
It’s time to get out and enjoy the spring season, and we’ve got tons of incredible local events to help you do so:
Acoustic Sunsets at The Ringling
Listen to outstanding live music while taking in the stunning sunset at The Ringling. For more information, including a list of upcoming artists and registration links to save your spot, click here.
This fun event is tentatively scheduled for April 9th-11th. Whether you’re ready to join in and create your own amazing chalk art, or you’re looking forward to walking amongst others’ incredible creations, it’s a gathering you won’t want to miss.
You can follow along with current updates and find more information here.
Sup & Run 5K at Nathan Benderson Park
Get up and moving and support Operation Second Chance by walking, jogging, or running (and paddleboarding!) in this multi-part race at the beautiful Nathan Benderson Park.
Compete for cash or just head out to have fun — you’re more than welcome either way. You’ll even earn a race shirt and finisher’s medal for your participation.
For more information and to register for the race, click here.
With so many ways to enjoy the season, our spring holidays are sure to be a hit. Remember to stick to your goals with your exercise and eating habits, and take some time to enjoy the time of year. We’re here to support you all the time!