Top 10 Reasons You Might Not Have Abs!!!

No.1 You binge eat Even the best of us crack under the pressure of too long on a strict diet. If you’re trying to stick with a regimen far too low in calories and carbs, it won’t be long before you hit the buffet with a vengeance. When binge eating rears its head in your [...]




Is Alcohol Bad For Weight Loss?

Ultimately, weight loss comes down to consistently consuming fewer calories through your diet than you burn through activity. With that said, while the occasional alcoholic beverage won’t spell the end to your weight-loss results, regularly consuming alcohol may sabotage your success. Unlike protein, carbohydrates, and fat, alcohol “a toxin” cannot be stored by the body. Some studies have [...]

Post Workout Meal – Spicy Shrimp and Vegetable Stir-Fry

This protein-rich meal delivers a load of the antioxidants called carotenoids. These powerful nutrients fight damage done to your cells during exercise.   Preparation (Serves 4) Combine first 6 ingredients in a bowl. Heat a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Add soy sauce mixture; cook until lightly thickened, about 1 minute. Add vegetables and red pepper [...]

Tomato Asparagus Salad

Replenish your body with vitamin C, B vitamins and Vitamin K in this refreshing side salad. Have it with lean chicken, beef or beans you’ll absorb more of the iron in these foods. You need enough iron to deliver oxygen to your muscles.   Preparation (Serves 6) Cook asparagus in boiling water 5-6 minutes or until crisp-tender; [...]

Great Lunch or Dinner Meal – Italian Chicken In Foil

Low-fat protein and veggies are essential fitness foods. This easy to make dish is filling and nutritious. Cook extra helpings and enjoy with your favorite whole grain and you’ve got a few days’ worth of ready-made fitness meals. Preparation (Serves 4) Preheat oven to 450 degrees. Tear off four 18-inch sheets of aluminum foil. Place [...]

Post Workout Fuel – Garden Taco Salad – Recipe

This hearty meal is perfect after an intense workout. It’s filled with electrolytes, healthy carbs to replenish your energy stores and protein to boost recovery. If you prefer, use turkey instead of beef. Preparation (Serves 2) Brown ground meat in pan. Pour off any fat. Mix in taco seasoning and set aside. Toss pepper, onion [...]

Pre Workout – New Potato Salad – Recipe

Grill some chicken and have it with this tasty low-fat potato salad. The carbs will help fuel activity without weighing you down. Be sure to eat your pre-workout meal 2-3 hours beforehand. Preparation (Serves 4) Steam the potatoes until tender, about 20 minutes. Meanwhile, combine remaining ingredients and set aside. When potatoes are done, drain [...]

Morning Muffins – Recipe

These morning muffins are packed with fuel to give you high-energy levels during workouts. Whip up a batch and you’ve got your morning pre-workout meal done for the week.   Preparation (Makes 12 Muffins) Pre-heat oven to 350 degrees F. Place dried fruit in heatproof bowl. Cover with boiling water, and let stand 5 minutes [...]