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What is TRX training?

The TRX is suspension training that uses your body weight to enable hundreds of exercises that can be instantly scaled for any user to reach any fitness or training goals.   TRX  exercises builds all over muscular strength, muscular endurance, flexibility and your core all at the same time.  It is a fun and challenging … Continue reading

Guilt-free Dessert!

Chef Meg’s Nutty Baked Apples with Raisins (Diabetic Friendly) Submitted by: CHEF_MEG Introduction What a sweet warm treat for a cold afternoon! This dish is like having a piece of apple pie but without the large amount of fat and carbs from the dough. The oats inside will trick your mind into thinking that you did … Continue reading

Why Should You Strength Train?

  Benefits of Strength Training: There are so many reasons as to why strength training is beneficial to your body and mind.  Here are some benefits that will explain why one should add strength training into a workout routine. Beneficial for Bone Health and Diseases: Since research has shown that we lose bone and muscle … Continue reading

Best life changing decision

After many many years of not working out, I decided to get a trainer and join the gym. Nikki became my trainer for 2 years and during that time she always kept every session fresh. They were always fun and challenging at the same time. When I first started to train with Nikki, it seemed as if … Continue reading

Kale chips-the new super food!

Kale Chips (Makes 2 servings) 1 bunch kale (or 1/2 pound) 2 teaspoons good quality olive oil salt to taste Preheat oven to 375 F. Line rimmed cookie sheets (also called hotel pans) with parchment paper (see note below). Tear the leaves off the thick stems into chip sized pieces. An easy way to do … Continue reading

Healthy Snacks

Here are some healthy snacks that will keep you on track in between meals: 1) Almonds- a handful, about 15 almonds.  Low in carbs, high fiber and good protein 2) 2 tbsp. of Hummus with fresh cut veges (Hummus is low in calories, carbs and sugar, tasty and has good protein) 3) 6oz non-fat plain … Continue reading