Month: December 2014

The Perfect Christmas Morning Workout Plan

This year let your mind AND body enjoy the most magical day of the year.  Gifting yourself with a quick 10 minute workout before opening presents will not only boost your metabolism before indulging on the day’s sweet treats, but will help to decrease stress and add to the magical feeling that this wonderful holiday… Read more »

Baby Step Your way to a Fabulously Fit Physique

By: Nick Poggi and Sandy Carden How taking a soft approach will give you a hard body  When attempting to get back in shape, many people try the “all or nothing” technique.  Though this passionate approach can be alluring, it is seldom sustainable. We have all seen the determined crowds of people flocking to the… Read more »

Powering It Up for the Holidays

The holiday season has officially started.  The season includes festivities, food, drink-and stress. Let’s try to put it all in perspective to get the best out of it. – One thing we in the Northern Hemisphere know all too well is that there is less daylight from fall to early spring. Less daylight can lead to… Read more »

Golden Door Announces New Speaker Series

With our re-birth as the finest health and fitness resort in the country, we have also made it our priority to provide you with the best in educational and inspirational evening programs. Thus, we are thrilled to announce our new Friday Night Speaker Series beginning January 2015. Friday evenings will offer, in an interview format,… Read more »

December: The 12 Gifts of Mindfulness

1. joy 2. peace 3. contentment 4. self-regulation 5. increased focus 6. developed compassion 7. present moment awareness 8. appreciation for what you have 9. acceptance for what you cannot change 10. liberation from anxiety & cultivated resilience 11. delayed emotional responses & deep listening skills 12. ability to experience life with more depth, meaning… Read more »

Top 10 songs to Enthuse, Energize, and Ignite your Holiday Fitness Focus

Despite the common misconception, even fitness trainers struggle to get ourselves to the gym on occasion. With a million events going on like travel, party preparations and family events, the holidays can be a formidable opponent to even the most solid workout routine. Luckily, The Golden Door Trainers have learned some useful tricks to help… Read more »

Coriander Crusted Mahi-Mahi with Tropical Fruit Salsa

We serve a lot of fish at the Golden Door because it is a delicious and versatile source of lean protein and other valuable nutrients. This signature recipe from Executive Chef Greg Frey Jr. features a delectable coriander mahi-mahi that pairs perfectly with a flavorful tropical fruit salsa. INGREDIENTS 1 ½ pounds mahi-mahi ( chefs tip- be sure the blood line on… Read more »

Feel Great in 2015 with these 5 Fitness Goals

Want 2015 to be the year for a slimmer sexier waistline?  Fitness Expert Personal Trainer Melinda Nelson shares with you the 5 goals you need to set now to feel great in 2015! Goal #1 Start your New Year’s resolutions early this year!  Before you set foot into those holiday parties have an action plan… Read more »