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Thai Beef Salad Recipe

Yields 5 servings Ingredients Beef sirloin or rump….1 lb (Beef can be substituted for seared tofu for a vegetarian option, season with kosher salt and pepper before searing.) Marinade: Garlic clove, minced….1 each Tamarind juice….3 tablespoons Lime juice….3 tablespoons Fish sauce….2 tablespoons Pepper, freshly ground….3 teaspoons Vinaigrette: Fish sauce…3 tablespoons Lime juice….3 tablespoons Sugar…1 1/2 tablespoons Shallots, finely sliced….1 tablespoon Salad Mixture: […]

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Exercise of the Week – Superman

Benefits: Back, Butt, hips, shoulders, hamstrings To start, lie on your stomach on the floor with your legs stretched out and your toes pointing behind/away from you. Reach your arms over your head stretched in front of you with palms facing each other. To go up, strengthen your core muscles and slowly lift both legs until they’re off the floor; […]

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Meet Brent Freeland – Profile of the Month

NAME: Brent AGE: 31 LOCATION: Florida TRANSITION STAGE: Started social transition in 2008, medical transition in 2009; top surgery in 2010 and a hysterectomy in 2011.  Brent is a college student studying Exercise Science as well as studying to get certified as a personal trainer. He was recently certified as a group exercise trainer. His interests include baseball, watching and […]

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Cannellini Bean Soup Recipe…

This recipe makes 10 cups of Cannellini Bean Soup. Ingredients: 2 tbsp extra-virgin olive oil 1 medium onion, chopped 2 ribs celery, chopped 4 ripe tomatoes (fresh or canned), cut into small chunks 1 tsp sea salt/kosher salt 6 cups chicken broth, vegetable broth, or water 3 cans (15 oz. each) cannellini beans, rinsed and drained 2 cloves garlic, sliced […]

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Banana Bread Recipe…

  What makes this recipe not only super yummy but also healthy? Every ingredient in this recipe is healthy, but what really gets me excited personally, is the honey and the almond flour. First of all, we have honey instead of artificial sweetners and over-processed or factory made sugar. Honey contains vitamin B6, calcium, copper, iron, and zinc just to […]

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Basic workout routine for beginners

It’s easy to get caught up into “what’s the new cool exercise these days?” or “what’s so and so is doing to workout on his back?”, etc. If you’re a beginner, or like me, wants to perfect your routines by starting with the basics, then this is definitely a good starting point for you. For the next 3 weeks (I […]

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Exercise of the week – Lunges

How? One leg forward with foot flat on the ground, knee bent, and the other leg behind. Remember to: Not put too much pressure on your knees Align your front knee with your toe (if your knee is going further than your toe you’re doing it wrong) Keep your back knee pointed to the floor Benefits: Lunges target not only […]

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Meet A.J. Scruggs – Profile of the Month

Goes by: Anthony Or AJ AGE: 25 LOCATION: Philadelphia, PA Transition stage: On T for 3 years, pre-op. Interests/hobbies: Cooking (He’s in school to be a chef), Working out, Ballroom, and Mentorship. I had the pleasure and honor to get to know AJ for a few days before I actually got to interview him. He’s very humble and giving, but also very […]

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Exercise of the week – Plank

EXERCISE OF THE WEEK – PLANK   Other name(s): Hover, front hold, abdominal bridge   Planks are a great addition to your workout routine if you perform them correctly. Hold your body weight like a pushup, but keep the weight on your forearms, elbows and toes. Hold the position for as long as possible (minimum 30 seconds). The longer you […]

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Meet Kyler Wilson – Profile of the Month

NAME: Kyler Wilson AGE: 25 LOCATION: IDAHO Kyler is a full-time college student and is almost 7 months on Testosterone (Started on July 16, 2012), He is pre-op and currently in the process of legally changing his name. His interests are: Working out, spending time with his girlfriend, family, friends and pets and fishing/camping in the summer. I interviewed Kyler […]

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