Why Hire a Personal Trainer?

Why hire a Personal Trainer? Motivation: Having a personal trainer means someone to guide and inspire you to live a more fit and healthy lifestyle. Not only will your workouts be fun and challenging but even outside of the session, you’ll have someone pushing you to eat healthier. Consistency: Having 1 or 2 appointments a week, you know you won’t be sitting on the couch feeling guilty that you haven’t exercised. Workouts are scheduled weekly …

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5 Easy Ways to Burn the Holiday Pounds

5 easy ways to lose the holiday weight Hope everyone is enjoying the holiday brunches, lunches, & dinners! Because the holiday season is a notorious time for packing on a few extra pounds, we are going to give you a few tips on how to burn off the holiday pounds. 1) Start the morning off with a huge glass of water & squeeze an entire lemon into it OR add a couple tablespoons of Apple Cider …

Healthy zucchini Bread recipe

Healthy Chocolate Zucchini Bread

We all get cravings for something delicious and I when this happens, I prefer to bake my own goods so I can control what goes into them. It does take some organization and planning ahead to have the ingredients, but the reason I chose this recipe was because I had mostly everything. The recipe I made was a combination of 2 other recipes I found online, they are linked at the bottom of this page …

Protein Cookie Recipe

These cookies are my saviour all week. I have modified the below ingredients on occasion by adding pumpkin seeds, flax, almonds, or raisins. Ingredients 2 medium ripe bananas, mashed 2 scoops (60g) whey protein powder, unflavoured & unsweetened 1.5 cup quick oats 2 tbsp peanut butter, unsalted & softened 2 tbsp chocolate chips, mini 1/2 cup unsweetened almond milk 3 tbsp unsweetened coconut chips/flakes Directions Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Combine all ingredients together adding chocolate chips …

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Tabbouleh – Easy, delicious, high protein

Tabbouleh is full of fresh ingredients. The main ingredient being parsley which is high in Vitamins C, B12, A, and K which means it flushes out excess fluid, keeps up kidney health, keeps bones strong, and supports the immune system. In addition, Parsley has anticancer properties (also stated in Dr. Joel Fuhrman’s book Super Immunity) In addition to Parsley, this version of Tabbouleh is made with Quinoa so the nutrition value is higher in protein …

10 Snacks under 200 Calories

Here is a list of snacks that will keep your blood sugar levels stable and help you eat a contained size portion at your next meal: – 2 Rvyvita toasts OR Plain rice crackers with Almond/ natural peanut butter – 2 Ryvita toasts with Almond/PB and 1/2 a sliced banana – 1/2 cup plain Greek yogurt with 2 tablespoons of nut/seed mix – Small apple/orange/pear with 10-12 almonds OR walnuts – A slice of sprouted grain bread …

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Flax Meal Protein Pancakes

Who doesn’t love pancakes? Here’s a recipe that you can enjoy guilt free. These pancakes are packed with protein and contain omega-3 fatty acid from the flax meal. Omega-3 fatty acids are not manufactured naturally in your body, and thus must come from your diet as they are essential for growth and development. Servings: 2 Here’s what you need… 1 egg and 2 egg whites 2/3 cup nonfat cottage cheese 1/2 cup oat flour (measure 1/2 …