Useful Fitness Tips and Recipes

  • Toxin Cleansing Blast - Smoothie

    Trying to get back on track after holiday indulging? Flush toxins from your body with this delicious smoothie.

     

    Toxin Cleansing Blast - Smoothie

    • 2 handfuls of rinsed spinach
    • 1 cored pear
    • 1 cored apple
    • 1 banana
    • 1 cup of pineapple chunks
    • water (or coconut water)

     

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  • Traveling During The Holidays? Take Your Workout With You!

    It’s that time of the year again, when some of us will travel to be with our loved ones during the holidays. Being away, in vacation-mode, out of our routine makes it even harder to stick to our fitness routine. As if it wasn’t enough, the temptation of overindulging, travels with us. Continue reading

  • Fueling Up Your Inner Beast

    As stated in the previous article, your body needs some help to perform at its best. Supplements such as; protein, creatine, caffeine, etc. can you give that extra push that we all need. One of my “must-haves” are energy supplements. Right now I am hooked on the pre-workout ACGCharged solution. It gives me a great energy boost in just a few minutes, what I call “super powers”.  Taking this makes a huge difference in the way I feel and perform at the gym.  It really brings out the beast in me, I feel unstoppable.

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  • Reasons Why Your Fitness Plan Is Not Working

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    Do you ever feel like you are not seeing any results from your fitness plan? You are not alone; many of us have the same problem. There are many reason why your fitness plan may be not be working. I have felt frustrated many times and wondered what I am doing wrong.

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  • Weights: Women’s New Best Friend

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  • Shrimp, Mango, and Avocado Salad with Peanut Dressing

    Dressing:

    • 2 tbsp light coconut milk
    • 1/2 tsp coconut extract
    • Juice of 1 lime
    • 1/2 tbsp of fish sauce
    • 2 tbsp of peanut butter
    • 1 tbsp of water
    • 1/2 of a long green chili pepper, minced
    • 1 tsp brown sugar
    • 2 tbsp chopped fresh cilantro
    • (or a combination of cilantro and mint) 2 tbsp red onion, minced

    Remaining Ingredients:

    • 1 large ripe mango, peeled, pitted, cut into thin slices
    • 1 avocado, halved, pitted, peeled, cut into thin slices
    • 6oz package of salad greens
    • 1/2 oz chopped peanuts
    • 8oz shrimp, peeled and deveined
    • Bangkok blend, or your choice of seasoning

    Directions

    1. Mix all the dressing ingredients. You may adjust the amount of chili pepper or fresh herbs depending on your preference.

    2. Toss the shrimp in the seasoning and grill over medium-low heat for 1-2 minutes per side, just until opaque.

    3. Arrange the mango and avocado slices over the salad greens. Top with the grilled shrimp, drizzle with the coconut-peanut dressing, and sprinkle with chopped peanuts.

    Shrimp, Mango, and Avocado Salad

     

    Nutritional Facts

    Amount Per Serving:

    Calories: 438

    Total Fat: 21.2 g

    Cholesterol: 170mg

    Sodium: 573.8

    Total Carbs: 35.3 g

    Dietary Fiber: 9.1 g

    Protein: 31 g

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