Monday, April 5, 2010

Week of April 6- April 12, 2010

Polling Question: Attention Hombres! We want to know would you wear belly slimming or body shaping underwear?

FITNESS: Wanna train like an athlete? Step up your spring training with new kicks from the Nike Fly Sister Collection. These were the same sneakers the long-track speed skater Jennifer Rodriguez used in her training for the Olympics earlier this year. In fact they are Nike’s lightest and more flexible training footwear ever made. Helping the female athlete train to be stronger and faster, the collection features Nike DiamondFLX and Flywire technologies. The Nike DiamondFLX is a training specific innovation that addresses the multi-directional movements found in training exercises. Visit and try ‘em on.

FOOD: Chef, Food Network star and busy mom Marcela Valladolid teamed up with RagĂș® today to launch its Recipe for a Good Start Program. Parents can find easy-to-make recipes and tips at and can enter for a chance to win a $5,000 college scholarship for their child by sharing their own recipe for a good start at Not comfortable in the kitchen? Marcella says keep it simple “Look for a cookbook that is at your level and follow the recipe exactly.”

Body shapers for women have been a growing trend in recent years. Well now there are options for men who want to look better in their clothes. Spanx for Men offers unders
hirts with compression that firm the chest, flattens stomach, improves posture and offers supports lower back Another option is by 2Xist’s Form Collection The underwear designed with a shaping waistband and is designed to improve posture and creates a sleeker silhouette.

PLAY READING: La Micro Theater’s Latino Plays on the Road series is back with public readings of contemporary Latino playwrights, featuring “I put the fear of Mexico in’em” by Matthew Paul Olmos and directed by Jerry Ruiz. An American couple visiting Mexico stumble off the beaten path, and are accosted by a Mexican couple in an alley. What ensues is a complex encounter that challenges notions of boundary, safety, identity and what you would do for your family. Friday, April 9th, at NY Film Academy, 100 East 17th Street, between Park Avenue and Irving Place, 7 p.m. Best of all this event is FREE, first come, first serve, so be sure to get there early.

DRINKS: Cuervo Golden Margarita
Enjoying Jose Cuervo Tequila with friends means celebrating a tradition that's 200 years in the making. Try this mix for your next fiesta, and enjoy responsibly.

Delightful ingredients:

1 oz. Cuervo Especial Gold (25 oz. per bottle)
½ oz. Grand Marnier (25 oz. per bottle)
3 oz. Jose Cuervo Lime Margarita Mix
1 cup(s) ice
1 teaspoon(s) salt


Rub rim of a chilled margarita glass with half a lime.
Dip into salt to coat.
In a shaker with ice, add Cuervo Especial Gold, Jose Cuervo Lime Margarita Mix, and Grand Marnier.
Shake vigorously.
Strain into glass filled with ice.


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