Marketplace: Being Healthy While Eating Out

Exercise Essentials Try these exercises to keep your body strong and flexible...

PLANK FOREARMS AND KNEES Position yourself on forearms and knees. Make your body flat as a plank from head to feet. Keep trunk engaged, do not let lower back arch.

STEP DOWN Stand on a step. Lower one foot slowly towards the ground. Keep your hips level! Step down and then off the step. Keep your knees aligned over your feet.

Exercises copyright of

Strengthens Core

Strengthens Legs

Healthy Seasonal Recipe CUCUMBER KIMCHI

INGREDIENTS • 2 pickling cucumbers/small cucumbers • 1 tsp kosher salt • 2 cloves garlic, finely chopped • 2 scallions finely chopped

• 1¼-inch piece fresh ginger, finely chopped • 2 tbsp rice vinegar • 1 tbsp Korean chile powder • 2 tsp sugar • ½ tsp fish sauce

DIRECTIONS Cut cucumbers in half lengthwise and then crosswise into ⅛-inch-thick half moons. Place in a medium bowl and mix thoroughly with salt. Let stand at room temperature for about 30 minutes. Meanwhile, combine garlic, scallions, ginger, vinegar, chile powder, sugar and fish sauce in a medium nonreactive bowl. Drain the cucumbers (discard the liquid). Stir the cucumbers into the vinegar mixture. Cover and refrigerate for 12 to 24 hours before serving.


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