Joy & Judy LIVE - The Twins Get Expert Fitness Advice From Anytime Fitness
After Judy's battle with cancer, both Judy and Joy find healthy eating to be so important. However, Judy and Joy also know that fitness and diet go hand in hand. A regular workout regimen is just as necessary as a healthy diet. It's so important, the twins took time out of their schedules to visit Anytime Fitness in Norwalk, CT to talk food & fitness!
Be sure to watch Judy and Joy's FULL workout video! ANYTIME FITNESS in Norwalk and Wilton are offering one FREE MONTH AF MEMBERSHIP and a FREE TRAINING SESSION for all new members who MENTION JOY & JUDY or HOOPLAHA - ONLY GOOD NEWS!
Anytime Fitness Trainer Alisa took Judy and Joy on a tour of the gym to talk about the best routine and equipment necessary for their personal health goals. For breast cancer survivor Judy, lymphedema causes aches and pains in her right arm. So, she wears a sleeve along her arm and avoids heavy lifting. On the other hand, Joy has difficulty with her back, so she focuses on exercises that will strengthen her core.
Based on Alissa's recommendation to stretch and warm up prior to getting started, the twins chose a sit-down bike with good back support for Joy.
Once they were warm, Joy and Judy did some strength training. Strength training is great for building lean muscle, which helps you burn calories even after you leave the gym. It's also good for bone and joint health and fighting off disease. Joy and Judy focuses on the ropes, the kickboxing bag, and the seated row, which helps strengthen the core and back.
Eating healthy and working out go hand-in-hand. So, Joy and Judy brought along a pre-workout snack to share. The yummy snack they chose was ezekiel bread topped with peanut or almond butter, a banana slice, and chia seeds, the perfect snack for energy before a workout!
And for a post-workout meal, try Judy & Joy's healthy, summer salads.
These Healthy Summer Salads Look Too Good To Eat
Summers are made for salads — big, green leafy salads filled with all the great produce the season has to offer. Salads are quick, easy, require minimal preparation, and are the perfect way to enjoy all the produce that's in season now.
Fitness Magazine recommends smoothies, greek yogurt, and oatmeal with fresh fruit as pre-workout foods and a more substantial meal such as grilled chicken and vegetables, salmon and sweet potato, and a veggie omelet with avocado for great post-workout options.
What to Eat Before and After a Workout
Ready to sweat? Not so fast! Here, the best foods to eat before and after a workout, so you can fuel up the right way. Munch on these for your best sweat session yet.
Watch Joy & Judy's latest Twin sisters, Love & Cooking video!
How They Help Families Battling Cancer
Twin Sisters surprise family battling breast cancer with healthy meal. The healthy food and first-hand advice provides relief for this family going through a tough time.
Do you know how many children day every day from water-borne diseases?
Started as a social experiment in Venice Beach, California, the Community Healing Gardens has grown into so much more. Co-founder Nicole Landers initially wanted to develop a framework for introducing new and long-standing residents of her neighborhood to one another, and her mind made a natural leap.
BalletNext's search for innovation led the New York City-based company and its Artistic Director Michele Wiles to a first-of-its-kind production, a ballet called "Follin."
In a sun-filled church in Stamford, Connecticut, a small group of young students sit with their musical instruments. Among them are many instruments you'd expect to see in a classroom—like violins and guitars—and also several that you may have never seen before, like the South American Charango and a Caribbean steel drum. That would give you your first hint that you're not looking at a standard music class. This is an INTEMPO class.
Since 2003, the ADA Foundation has offered an annual free program at New York City schools called Give Kids A Smile. The program, New York City Dental Society's largest community-focused event, unites dentists, orthodontists, dental staff, and other volunteers to provide screenings and oral health education to students, their parents, and teachers.
Sometimes celebrities get a bad rap for being self-centered, but not these celebrities! These 3 celebrities are following their passions outside of the music, television, and film industries, and as a result, they're helping others!
AJ Muss is just 23 years old, but his has been an eventful life so far. As an alpine snowboarder, AJ qualified for this year's Winter Olympics in PyeongChang, South Korea, competing for Team USA— but that's not the only reason we love his story. We've already seen a number of new young American stars be made on the mountain during these Olympic Games, including fellow snowboarders and gold medalists Chloe Kim and Red Gerard. When AJ competes in the Men's Parallel Giant Slalom beginning later this week, we hope to see him shine as brightly as his teammates have so far.
The inaugural Universal FanCon (FanCon) is the first large-scale, 24-hour, inclusive event that celebrates the diversity of fans, the diversity of fandom, the true needs of those who love pop culture and a celebration of the differences that make us strong. Hosted at the Baltimore Convention Center in Baltimore, MD, April 27-29, 2018, FanCon's mission is to create a sense of belonging by providing authentic connections and experiences through fan-centric parties, programs, panels and partners.