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    Healthy Eats: Zucchini Bread

    Posted by Amy Tully, US Fitness on Apr 23, 2017 11:00:00 AM

    Try this lightened up version of a summer favorite and enjoy!


    Ingredients:

    • 1/3 cup melted coconut oil
    • 1/2 cup organic blue agave
    • 1 and 1/2 teaspoons pure vanilla extract
    • 1 and 1/2 cups whole wheat or oatmeal flour 
    • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
    • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
    • 1/2 teaspoon salt
    • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
    • 1 large egg, at room temperature
    • 1/2 cup  plain Greek yogurt, at room temperature
    • 1 cup shredded zucchini, squeezed to drain liquid

    Directions:

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    Topics: Good Eats

    Strength, Power & Injury Prevention for Baseball, Part 2 - Core Strength

    Posted by Kevin Boyle, Explosive Performance Director on Apr 21, 2017 8:00:00 PM
    Follow our five part series for Baseball players written by Explosive Performance Director, Kevin Boyle.

     

    Baseball Season Is Finally Here!  Fans And Aspiring Athletes Want To Know How MLB Players Prepare Themselves To Hit And Throw For Power, And How They Can Stay Healthy This Season.  


    Part 2: Preventing baseball injuries, improving performance

    through core training

     

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    Topics: Sports Training

    Strength, Power & Injury Prevention for Baseball - A five part series

    Posted by Kevin Boyle, Explosive Performance Director on Apr 18, 2017 8:00:00 PM
    Follow our five part series for Baseball players written by Explosive Performance Director, Kevin Boyle.
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    New Mobile Wallpaper: Your Journey Is Unique

    Posted by Sport&Health on Apr 17, 2017 6:00:59 PM
    Need some fitness inspiration on the go? Download our latest mobile wallpaper to keep yourself focused on your health and performance goals!
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    Topics: Articles

    Shop the Perimeter for better health!

    Posted by Chris Sexton, US Fitness Personal Trainer on Apr 16, 2017 7:59:00 PM

    Unless you have been under a rock, you have most likely at some point heard of perimeter shopping at your local grocery store.

    What does this mean exactly and is it something you should consider? Perhaps!

    Perimeter shopping refers to the method of grocery shopping where the consumer shops theouter perimeter of the store and avoids the innermost section. The theory is that most storeskeep their fresh produce, refrigerated, and frozen sections on the “perimeter” of their stores. Ifone was to shop ONLY the perimeter, they would be less likely to encounter packaged,processed, often high in sugar goodies usually located in the center isles.

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    Topics: Nutrition

    3,2,1...GO! Road Race Season is here!

    Posted by Chris Sexton, US Fitness Personal Trainer on Apr 14, 2017 6:25:00 PM

    Whether you are someone that has never ran for distance,

    race occasionally and want to take your running to the next level,

    or a seasoned veteran looking to hit a new PR,

    check out the following tips to help you conquer your next race!


    The weather is warm and sunny, road race season is well upon us. Soon, you will be seeing various local road races taking place almost every weekend and around every corner. These races typically benefit a good cause, present a memorable way to spend time with family/friends while being active, and are just an all-around great time… not to mention the t-Shirt and medal at the finish line!

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    Topics: Running

    Top 10 Nutrition Tips to Lose Weight

    Posted by Brian Cavanaugh, US Fitness Personal Trainer on Apr 9, 2017 2:00:00 PM

    April is the time to “spring into fitness.” As a personal trainer I work with clients daily who all share the common goal of LOSING BODY FAT. In fact, I would estimate that 75% of my clients state that as their primary goal. I am going to be 100% honest you folks: you cannot “out train a bad diet.” So if your goal is to lose weight and/or reduce body fat, we must get you eating responsibly and strategically. I want to share my personal “Top 10 Tips” for eating properly,  tips I use when consulting with clients and friends regarding nutrition. Enjoy!

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    Topics: Nutrition

    5 Essential Steps to your Best Summer Self

    Posted by Brian Cavanaugh, US Fitness Personal Trainer on Apr 2, 2017 2:00:00 PM

    In less than 16 weeks, summer will officially be here. Just enough time for you to get in great shape and feel your best for the summer.

    Step by step, let’s get you ready!

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    Topics: Articles

    Spring has Sprung! Has your Nutrition?

    Posted by Chris Sexton, US Fitness Personal Trainer on Mar 15, 2017 1:22:29 PM

    Spring has sprung and we are beginning to see mother nature wow us with bright colors of the new season. Reds, oranges, greens, purples, all vibrant and healthy. Why shouldn’t your dinner plate be the same? 

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    Topics: Good Eats

    Do's and Dont's: Post-Workout Nutrition

    Posted by Sport&Health on Feb 22, 2017 9:37:07 AM

    No matter how many or what types of workouts you’re getting in each week, it’s your nutrition that plays a starring role in determining your fitness gains. Don’t neglect this critical aspect of training! A proper post-workout meal will help to build and repair muscle, decrease stress, replenish energy stores, and keep your metabolism stoked for the rest of the day. 

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    Topics: Good Eats