Mini Turkey Meat Loafs

Here’s a new take on some of Mom’s home cooking! These meat loafs are portioned out and leaner than using ground beef. They have a little kick too with all the spices! If you don’t like a little heat, you can change the recipe a little. –          2 lbs of ground turkey breast –          2Continue reading “Mini Turkey Meat Loafs”

Why Runners Should Strength Train

When I ask people about their workouts, I often hear “Oh I run to strengthen my legs”, and it makes me cringe. Nothing is wrong with running; you just are not maximizing your results if that is all you do. Here are the top 5 reasons why runners should do resistance training: Strength training willContinue reading “Why Runners Should Strength Train”

Control of Your Blood Sugar = Success

Watching your blood sugar and carbohydrate intake is not just for those who are diabetic or have metabolic syndrome. If you are trying to lose weight or body fat, you are not going to have success until you monitor what is in your diet. After you eat a meal, your body has a hormone calledContinue reading “Control of Your Blood Sugar = Success”

Running Shoes or Training Shoes?

Having trained hundreds of people in my career as a trainer, I have seen a lot of different shoes on my clients’ feet. The goofiest shoes I saw were by a certain company claiming to “help tone your calves and glutes” by simply walking in them. That statement was then retracted and the company hadContinue reading “Running Shoes or Training Shoes?”

The Effects of Sitting

Our bodies were not meant to be sitting for hours at a time. Having worked with many types of clients over the years, I have seen many people with postural changes due to sitting. When seated, the elbows are flexed, the hips are flexed and the knees are flexed. Having the muscles around a joint inContinue reading “The Effects of Sitting”

4 Bean Chili

4 Bean Turkey Chili Ingredients: –          1 Small Onion, chopped –          1 TBS Olive Oil –          1lb Ground Turkey Breast –          1 Can Diced Tomatoes with Jalapenos –          1 Can Chickpeas –          1 Can Black Beans –          1 Can Red Kidney Beans –          1 Can Chili Beans –          1 Small Can Low-Sodium Chicken Broth –         Continue reading “4 Bean Chili”

Power Breakfast Burrito

Ingredients: –          1 Medium Low-carb Tortilla –          ½ 100 Calorie Pack of Guacamole –          2 TBS of Salsa –          1 TBS of 2% Mexican Blend Cheese –          Liquid Egg Whites –          Fresh Cilantro (optional) In an 8” omelet pan, pour egg whites to cover the whole bottom of the pan and cook until set. WarmContinue reading “Power Breakfast Burrito”