Welcome to another Zoo-notable- caring for our planet and our animals by taking better care of ourselves. This time I’ll be tackling the wonderful book The Pursuit of Perfect by Tal Ben-Shahar.
I love making themed workouts. Almost as much as I adore doing themed workouts. Last month, I started coaching online Zoom workouts for my old CrossFit box, South Island CrossFit during the coronavirus shutdown. And I decided if I’m going to lead workouts, I might as well have some fun. So I implemented Fandom Fitness Fridays. And today, my first and probably most dear to my heart fandom- The Legend of King Arthur.
When an animal trainer is working with a group of animals, a great method for handling all of them at once is “stationing”. Without station training many animals I worked with, my work life would have been a lot more frustrating.
Michael Pollan may not be a nutrition expert, but as a journalist, he does have ways to get straightforward answers to an ever-increasingly popular, and utterly confusing question- What should I eat?
Today is Arbor Day, a day to truly celebrate trees and all the wonderful gifts they bestow on our lives. And in true ZooFit fashion, I developed a wonderful (quick) Arbor Day fitness challenge to honor trees and bring awareness to how much they need us.
One of the toughest foods for me to stay away from is cheese. It’s delicious, let’s all just agree on that. But it’s not always the best choice for our health, for animal welfare, or the planet.
As I walked home last week with PLASTIC grocery bags, I reminded myself of a few things.
This week, let’s head to the ocean for some delicious and nutritious seafood. Read More “ZooFit Recipe of the Week- Maple Chipotle Salmon”
Today is Save the Elephant Day. Since this month I am dedicating all my workouts to Conservation Heroes, today’s workout is titled “Life, Love, and Elephants” in honor of Dr. Dame Daphne Sheldrick. Read More “Earth Month Conservation Hero Workout – Life, Love and Elephants”
Most of us have probably heard how an oyster creates a pearl. But in case you haven’t, here is the gist:
An irritant enters the oyster’s shell and imbeds itself in the mantle (the layer inside the shell that surrounds its body). The oyster secretes nacre to smooth over the irritant, and a pearl is formed. Nacre is sometimes called “mother-of-pearl” because of this process.