Apr 20

Our Top Ten Tips for Getting Back In Shape…Tip 4

by Personal Trainer in Blog, Exercise, Food, Inspiration 0 comments tags: diet, exercise, fitness, get back in shape, health, healthy food, nutrition, training, workout
With all the exercise planned out for your new workout routine, the next thing we want to do is look at how you should be eating. This is where most of the confusion comes in. With so many “diets” out there, how does one know which one will be best for them? Lets start with the fundamentals that should be kept in mind no matter what “diet” we choose to follow. Tip #4 – Basic Nutrition Since this is a touchy subject with many communities involved in the Health and Fitness industry, I thought it would be best to talk basics, rather than specifics. The first thing I feel is most important to figuring out how much we should eat , is figuring out what our RMR (or resting metabolic rate) is. If you are not familiar with this term, it represents how many calories your body needs to fuel itself just to operate in a 24hr period, and accounts for about 70% of  a persons total daily energy expenditure before any physical activity.     to read more on RMR vs BMR, and how to find out your magic number, click here .   Once you figure out your RMR, you have to figure […]
May 23

Recipe: Quick and Easy Tacos

by Personal Trainer in Cooking Recipe, Food, Inspiration 0 comments tags: dinner, fitness, Fitness Vida, healthy food, home cooking, post workout, recipe, tips
Who doesn’t love tacos right?  The problem is, most tacos that you buy at resteraunts are made from unhealthy GMO induced corn and cooked in dirty corn oil. Then they skimp on all the good stuff inside. So, next time you get a taco craving, or have company coming over, try these. No one will be left disappointed. They are also great for a post workout meal to feed your body everything that it needs. Feel free to use any meat, but for this recipe we will be using Organic Ground Beef. It is recommended you prep all ingredients prior cooking. Approx Prep Time: 10 min Approx Cook Time: 25 min Serves: 4 Approx 200-300 cal/Taco (depending on your toppings) Ingredients as follows: 1 lb Organic Ground Beef Earths Best Blue Corn Tacos Shells (or organic if you can find) 2 Roma Tomatoes (diced into small pieces) 2 cloves Garlic (mince or crush before adding) 1 tbsp Chili Powder 1 tbsp Cumin Powder 1/2 tsp Salt Guacamole (homemade preferred) Salsa (homemade preferred) Shredded Cheese (the less the better) 1 cup chopped Spinach 1 cup Water Step 1. Brown your ground beef in a skillet over medium heat. While cooking, make sure […]