Need to Reduce Stress

Need to Reduce Stress? Exercise isn’t always about losing weight and being healthy. Stress relief is something we need to think about every day.  If you are over stressed, you will find it very difficult to lose weight because your digestion will be filled with high cortisol levels. It will stay inflamed and unhappy no…

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BANANA SPLIT SMOOTHIE

Check out this awesome smoothie recipe for #ThirstyThursdays and let us know what you think! It’s a great tasting way to get in your protein in between meals! BANANA SPLIT SMOOTHIE 1 cup nonfat milk 1 1/2 cups frozen banana slices 1/2 cups pineapple chunks 5 frozen strawberries 1 Scoop chocolate protein powder Pour milk into…

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All the Way Up

I’m All the Way Up! Perform the following exercises starting with 1 rep of each exercise, then 2 reps of each, then 3 reps of each… all the way up to 10 reps of each. Rest as needed. 1 Burpee, 1 Push-up, 1 Squat with Calf Raises 2 Burpees, 2 Push-ups, 2 Squats with Calf…

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Asian Stir-Fry with Zucchini Noodles

Here we go! A delicious, versatile recipe to put in your arsenal… One of the things I encourage is getting creative with recipes and making them your own. I’ve put some reminders in here to get you to do just that. Give it a try and let me know how you like it! Asian Stir-Fry…

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5 Tips to Fire up Your Metabolism

For all practical purposes, you cannot “rev up” metabolism from taking a pill. To literally fire up your metabolic rate, you must work for it and make some changes in your habits. The following five guidelines for charging up metabolism have been proven to work, time and time again. #1. Trade the long, low-intense cardio sessions…

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AVOCADO BANANA BERRY SMOOTHIE

As you know, smoothies are a great way to get your fruits and vegetables into your diet. One of the common pitfalls many people make when first starting out with smoothies is not putting enough vegetables in the recipe.  With this Avocado Berry Banana Smoothie, the fruit balances out the taste and leaves you with a…

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One Side at a Time

For today’s Workout Wednesday, we’re giving you a unique workout called “One Side at a Time”. You will complete 3 sets (as in a standard workout) but you will complete the entire set on one side of your body before switching to the other side. We conclude today’s workout with two exercises done EMOM (every minute on…

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Greens & Berry Salad with Grilled Salmon

As we’ve shared with you before, there are a tremendous amount of health benefits to eating salmon. In this recipe we’ve coupled that with the awesome benefits of berries and nuts.  While this recipe is great just the way it is, feel free to have some fun with it and mix things up a little…

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Value Your Health

Our health always seems much more valuable after we lose it. – Unknown This is true on all levels. Just as the saying goes, you never know what you have until it’s gone. We only have one shot at a healthy life. We are not like cats and have 9 lives. Let’s make the best of this…

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10 Tips for Stretching

Stretching is an important part of a every training program. It helps increase flexibility, mobility, reduce soreness, and prevent injury. Too often it’s a step that people overlook and undervalue. Learning how to stretch properly and doing it on a consistent basis has significant benefits… Here are some tips for how to do it properly.…

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