This past year has been an eye-opener for me. Probably one of the toughest years I have had in my life so far. Through all this craziness, I learned so much about myself and what I need in order to take care of me. Turns out, I gave away everything I had to my teaching… Continue reading 10 Simple Ways to Take Care of You
Elaine was one of the hardest working people I ever got to work with. From the very beginning she was open to learning and prioritized her health and fitness. Her journey certainly wasn't all smooth sailing, she had to work really really hard to feel how she does now. However, pretty early on, I was… Continue reading “Don’t wish for it, work for it.” Elaine’s Fitness Journey
SPRING FEVER ONE MONTH BACK TO FITNESS CHALLENGE This program is a great option for weight loss, building nutrition and fitness habits and being held accountable by me, as your trainer and a group of motivated individuals with similar goals. Challenge program Details: $85 to enter at time of registration After payment is received, you… Continue reading SPRING FEVER ONE-MONTH CHALLENGE!
I am mixing it up in the kitchen and I have been trying out a few new recipes. I love this one: protein packed, delicious, energizing and easy (even though there are lots of ingredients)! Servings: 6 Calories: 315 Protein: 33g Carbs: 22.5g Fat: 9g Ingredients: Salad: 1 lb boneless skinless chicken breast (cut into… Continue reading Greek Quinoa Chicken Salad
Body composition is based on more than a number on the scale. Many people can decrease their size without the scale even budging. According to Nichols (2004), One pound of muscle takes up less space in our bodies than one pound of fat. When many people work to lose weight, resistance training is added into… Continue reading Myth: The Scale Determines Your Health and Fitness Success.
This may be the most macro-friendly, satisfying recipe on the planet. Nutrition Info: Serves: 5 Serving: 2 Fajita's with 1/5 filling Calories: 231 Protein: 43 g. Carbs: 8 g. Fat: 5 g. Ingredients: 2 lbs of boneless, skinless chicken breast (sliced into thin strips) 2 tsp. chili powder 1 tsp. sea salt 1 tsp. ground cumin… Continue reading Cilantro Lime Chicken Fajitas
I do the best I can to get the most volume out of my macros (carbs, fat and protein). I want the most satisfying snacks and meals that take up the least amount of my daily macros and still taste deeee-lish! This breakfast sandwich is a great snack, pre or post workout or, of course,… Continue reading Egg-white, Spinach and Tomato Breakfast Sandwich
Am I the only one who references Gwen Stefani- Hollaback Girl every time I spell the word banana? This recipe is a great option for breakfast, pre-workout or when you need to satisfy your sweet tooth. Nutrition: Calories: 328 Protein: 17 grams Carbs: 50 grams Fat: 9 grams Ingredients: 1/2 cup Kodiak Cakes-Power Cakes (buttermilk… Continue reading Chocolate- Peanut Butter Banana Protein Pancakes
Hitting those protein macros can be so difficult sometimes (and expensive) Try adding 1/2 scoop of vanilla whey to Oikos Triple Zero Greek Yogurt and mix well. Some of my favorites are: Orange Cream, apples and cinnamon, peanut butter banana, and cherry! Calories: 150 Carbs: 15 grams Fat: 0.5 grams Protein: 21 grams Happy Eating!… Continue reading Greek Yogurt with Whey
Nutrition Information: Servings: 7 Serving Size: About 1.5 cups Calories: 360 Carbs: 31 grams Fat: 9.4 grams Protein: 37 grams Ingredients: 2 tsp. Extra Virgin Olive Oil 2 lbs. 94% Lean Ground Turkey 1- 28 oz. Can of 100% natural diced tomatoes 2- 15.5 oz. cans of black beans, drained and rinsed 2 small-medium… Continue reading Turkey Chili