Fitness
Queen Of The Court

AdrianneHo_TennisTraining_IG-3 AdrianneHo_TennisTraining_IG-7AdrianneHo_TennisTraining_IG-8With the U.S. Open starting next week in NYC, more and more people are hitting the courts to play tennis. Whether you’re a novice or have been playing for years the benefits of the sport are endless. As someone who has started playing only in the past few years I can personally say that the sport has improved my level of fitness. The quick aerobic movements I do while playing  burns calories and keeps my heart rate up. In addition to cardiovascular health, the game also provides strength training for your legs, arms and upper body while swinging the racket tones the core… talk about a full body workout!

I like to start a session by warming up with a stretch and light jog. Once my body is warmed up I get a feel for the ball by playing half court and then move back to the baseline to work my forehand and backhand. It’s a good idea to have a focused strategy to your workout. Repetition of good form is key to the sport. No matter your level, keep at it and most of all have fun!

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Food & Drink
Italian Summer Bucatini Pasta

SweatTheStyle_CattyBoomBattyItalian Summer Bucatini Pasta-2A light vegetarian pasta is the perfect way to end a long summer day. We turned to Chef Catty Boom Batty to create a seasonal summer dish that is as nutrient rich as it is tasty. After visiting the local farmers market and picking up fresh bucatini pasta from McCall’s she created this Italian Summer Bucatini Pasta. Zucchini adds a soft crunch to the pasta while the combination of onions, tomatoes, capers, garlic, and basil naturally creates a light, classic Italian flavored juicy sauce. With plenty of healthy veggies that offset the fresh pasta, you will feel happy and satisfied from just one plate.

When using fresh organic ingredients with simple cooking methods you’ll see that the foods we often consider “fattening” or “unhealthy” are actually the opposite. You just need to get back to the basics of clean, organic, natural, food.
SweatTheStyle_CattyBoomBattyItalian Summer Bucatini PastaIngredients:
Serves 3
12 oz Fresh Bucatini Pasta
1/3 c Medium Diced Onion
1/2 Zucchini
1/4 c Chopped Basil
1 ea Medium Diced Heirloom Tomato
1/2 Lemon for Juicing
3 Cloves Garlic Minced
1/4 c Chopped and Pitted Ligurian Olives
1/4 c Chopped Capers
1t Red Pepper Flaked
4T Extra Virgin Olive Oil
3T French Unsalted Butter
Kosher Salt to Taste

SweatTheStyle_CattyBoomBattyItalian Summer Bucatini Pasta-3Directions:
In a large pot bring water to a boil, season with salt so it tastes like the sea. Add about 2T oil and then add the fresh pasta. Cook for about 2-3 minutes, drain and set aside.

In a large saute pan add 2T oil over medium heat. Then add the zucchini, try to get a little golden brown color then add the onion and garlic, stir until the onion is translucent. Add the tomato and cook for about 1 minute, then add the butter, capers, olives, red pepper flakes, and squeeze of lemon juice. When the butter has fully melted, add the bucatini pasta and mix together, then garnish with basil. Season with salt to taste.

Recipe by: Catty Boom Batty

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Beauty
Korres Greek Yoghurt Nourishing Primer

AdrianneHo_SuzieSupreme_-7 It’s what you apply under your makeup that will keep you looking fresh faced all day long…
SweatTheStyle_Korres_GreekYogurtPrimerSkin priming is becoming more recognized as a major step to take before makeup application. Although the cleaning and toning process is important, it is just as important to prep your skin before putting on makeup. A few benefits of using a primer is that it seals your pores and acts as a natural shield for dust, water, and debris that might make your makeup wear off. It also reduces redness and won’t irritate your skin.

The Korres Greek Yoghurt Nourishing Primer is a perfect addition to your makeup routine! Protein from Greek yogurt, which contains two and a half times the protein of regular yogurt, helps to strength and hydrate the skin while creating a smooth canvas for makeup. The moisturizing nature of this primer also allows your foundation to be less likely to fade. This is a great way to ensure your makeup stays fresh whether you’re spending a day at the beach or at work.

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Korres Wild Rose 24-Hour Moisturising & Brightening Cream

SweatTheStyle_FlamesUSA-4SweatTheStyle_Korres_GreekYogurtBrighteningMoisterizerThe idea of treating your skin to a full 24 hours of deep hydration and advanced radiance sounds amazing doesn’t it? Korres 24-Hour Wild Rose Moisturising & Brightening Cream is the perfect fit for dehydrated skin that needs a little extra love. Packed with hydrating ingredients such as grape seed, olive oil, and natural sunscreen this moisturizer is sure to make your skin very happy.

Wild Rose oil is a natural source of vitamin C which repaires fine lines and skin discolorations. Its soft texture and unique blossom aroma also add brightness and radiance to the skin. This moisturizer also acts as a protective film for the skin and helps with cell regeneration. Korres 24-Hour Wild Rose Moisturising & Brightening Cream is perfect for repairing your skin from the sun during summer months.

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