August 2010

Healthy Breakfast Recipe – Egg White Omelete

Here's a healthy breakfast recipe from the 30 Day Rapid Fat Loss Workbook. I've gotten lots of positive feedback from the Challengers so far on the meal planning section, so I thought I'd post up one of the recipes on the blog. Enjoy!Egg-White Omelet With Vegetable-Cheddar Filling3 large egg whites1 teaspoon water2 teaspoons chopped fresh [...]

5 Minute Ab Blast

New and challenging ab workouts are always a hit in our group personal training and fitness boot camp classes ... here's a sample ab workout that hits all areas of your midsection (and only takes about 5 minutes):So again, to complete this ab workout, you would:Perform 15 crunchesFollow the crunches with 15 bicycle crunchesFollow the [...]

Who Trains With Kettlebells?

Wondering if kettlebell training is right for you?Here's a fantastic video from a recent Russian Kettlebell Challenge certification that showcases the amazing variety of folks that train with and benefit from kettlebells:So if you've been having reservations about starting up your kettlebell training ... no more excuses! Set up a free introductory session with Forest [...]

By rolling with your own body weight on a round foam roll, you can massage away restrictions to normal soft-tissue extensibility, enhance recovery, and improve performance. I use Self Myofacial Release techniques (using the foam roll) on myself and with clients every day ... and, for some people, it can be literally life changing.Here's a [...]

Super Quick Start Fat Loss Meal Plan

Looking for a meal plan to help you lose fat fast?All the theory in the world is great, but when it comes down to it, you want to know exactly what to eat. Here's a sample day from a female client of mine's food log who lost about 30 pounds in 5 months. This meal [...]

August Challenge Workout Results

Here's a link to the August Challenge in case you missed it:August Challenge WorkoutAnd the results (total number of rounds in 15 minutes listed):LS 5.25SG 5KG 4.5SP 4.5AG 4.25LB 4.25PH 4 SB 3.75BA 3.75NG 3.75VC 3.5BH 3.25NT 3.25EP 3.25MB 3.25AS 3.25DE 3.25EZ 3.25SH 3CK 3AK 2.5PT 2.5NP 2.5

If you know me personally, you know that I'm all about spreading the word about great things - like products and services - that I've personally used and that have changed my life in a positive way.I've been working with a local Sacramento Chiropractor - Dr. Sandy Bell - for the last month and have [...]

August Challenge Workout

It's time for the monthly challenge workout! If it's your first time here, check out this post on TheFitnessMonster.com for further explanation of the challenge workout and more examples:Smash Your Fat Loss Plateau With A Challenge WorkoutHere's August's challenge:7 Squat Thrusts14 Sit Ups21 Kettlebell Swings28 Lunges (14 each leg)Complete as many rounds as possible in [...]