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WOD 7-14-2015

WOD 7-14-2015

Warm up 7 min cap 3 rounds 10 wall ball shoots 10 kettlebell swings 10 box jumps WOD 12 min cap AMRAP 12 dumbbell Thruster 50 double-unders/150 singles

WOD 4-27-2015

WOD 4-27-2015

Warm-up 3 rounds 15 seconds huggers 8 push up 10 over head squats Gymnastics 3 rounds 8 minutes cap 10 chin ups strict chin ups 10 Ring dips Metcon (AMRAP – Rounds and Reps) 15 Minute AMRAP 15 med ball clean 12 Ring Rows 20 ab mat sit ups 15 jump squats/steps up scale down

Snacks: Friends or Foes?

Snacks: Friends or Foes?

As registered dietitians, one of the things that people share with us the most is the steps they are taking to get healthier and lose weight. What we typically find most interesting is what people tell us about their snacking habits in their quest to be healthier. Some people say they don’t snack at all when they are on the healthy train, while others proudly announce that they religiously have an afternoon bite to shed pounds. So what’s the deal…

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List of High-Protein Foods and Amount of Protein in Each

List of High-Protein Foods and Amount of Protein in Each

Shortcut: An ounce of meat or fish has approximately 7 grams of protein if cooked, and about 6 grams if raw. Beef Hamburger patty, 4 oz – 28 grams protein Steak, 6 oz – 42 grams Most cuts of beef – 7 grams of protein per ounce Chicken Chicken breast, 3.5 oz – 30 grams protein Chicken thigh – 10 grams (for average size) Drumstick – 11 grams Wing – 6 grams Chicken meat, cooked, 4 oz – 35 grams…

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Sweet Potatoes 101

Sweet Potatoes 101

Sweet potatoes are not potatoes. And they aren’t yams either. The whole matter involves a series of bad translations starting back with Columbus’ expedition in 1492. But they sure are sweet! They’re always a savory and creamy carbohydrate to incorporate into your diet. In parts of the world the sweet potato is a staple food – and rightfully so, as they are a nutritionally dense vegetable. Sweet potatoes are not potatoes. And they aren’t yams either. The whole matter involves…

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Blueberry Banana Chia Smoothie

Blueberry Banana Chia Smoothie

Known as “Mayan Mega Fuel”, chia seeds are one of the most nutrient-dense foods you can find. A three tablespoon serving has more than twice the iron as a cup of spinach, as much potassium as a banana, twice the fiber of a cup of oatmeal, and the antioxidants of a serving of blueberries. Double down on the potassium and antixodents by adding blueberries and banana to the mix. Blueberry Banana Chia Smoothie 5 minutes serves 1 235 calories per…

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fitness Coco-Berry Smoothie

fitness Coco-Berry Smoothie

Throw a tablespoon of coconut oil into your smoothie to enhance flavor and had bonus nutrition. A study reported in the Journal of Nutrition found that coconut oil boosts your metabolism. In brief, study participants who consumed two tablespoons of coconut oil per day burned more kilojoules per day than a control group who did not. The Basics 5 minutes 1 serving 364 calories per serving Vegan, gluten-free Ingredients • 1 cup frozen blueberries • 1 tablespoon coconut oil •…

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