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Sunday Morning Frittata

Sunday Morning Frittata

This frittata is easy to make from Saturdays leftovers. The ingredients can vary to what you like or have available....

Healthy Snack Spotlight: Five Minute Bruschetta

Healthy Snack Spotlight: Five Minute Bruschetta

Bruschetta is usually thought of as a side dish for an Italian dinner, however it can be a wonderful dip...

Easy Slow-cooker Chicken Tacos

Easy Slow-cooker Chicken Tacos

This is an easy to prepare meal that is low in fat and high in fiber. I enjoy making them...

First off…Quantity and Quality of Exercise

First off…Quantity and Quality of Exercise

An important first step in beginning any exercise regime is a physical exam and clearance from your doctor! The American...

High Intensity Interval Training (HIIT)

High Intensity Interval Training (HIIT)

In my last post I led into HIIT, let me break it down for you: HIIT is a form of...

That pie could be killing you! A look into what Trans fats really are!

That pie could be killing you! A look into what Trans fats really are!

With the upcoming FDA intervention regarding trans fats I think it may be important to take a moment to reflect...

Resistance Training: Why?

Resistance Training: Why?

I have spoken about cardio-respiratory training previously, however, overall fitness is the sum of many components. In addition to cardio,...

Resistance Training: How Much?

Resistance Training: How Much?

Last week I discussed the benefits of training with resistance exercises. This week I’ll summarize the specifics of just how...

Sample Full-Body Exercise Prescription

Sample Full-Body Exercise Prescription

Now that we know how much exercise we should complete per week, it is helpful to know what exercises we...

Protein Supplementation: Is it really necessary?

Protein Supplementation: Is it really necessary?

It comes as no surprise that protein supplements are everywhere, you find them advertised in magazines, GNC windows, and there’s...