Friday Fives, May 19, 2017

Posted On May 19, 2017 By Bowflex Insider Team

Friday Fives - This week's top five articles on health and fitness

April showers bring May flowers, but they also bring along delicious, garden-grown fruits and vegetables. Gardening offers the benefits of exercise through functional fitness, along with providing vitamins and minerals that are crucial for a healthy, well-rounded diet. We turned to our favorite health and fitness bloggers to pull together some of our favorite benefits of gardening.

  1. Burning calories is a perk of gardening that many do not think of. The Spruce shared how gardening is great way to exercise and the benefits you could be receiving from your time outside.
  2. Dishing Up The Dirt shared a recipe for a spring bok choy and turnip lentil curry that can be on the table in less than hour.
  3. Wellness Mama shared that gardeners are known to have a longer life expectancy than most.
  4. If you are looking for a way to utilize the fruits and vegetables coming from your garden, try one of these 20 farm-to-table salad recipes from Dr. Axe that will help you ensure nothing goes to waste.
  5. Healthy Harvest shared a recipe for a delicious spring frittata that can be customized to include any vegetables you have on hand. It's a breakfast the whole family will enjoy.

Check out more Friday Fives for other great health and fitness articles.