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House Music: More than a rave on the weekend…. House Music: More than a rave on the weekend…. Exercise is perhaps one of the most effective stress-reduction strategies out there. And, with or without exercise, music is also a great mood enhancer. But what music is the best for working out? There have been many studies on this topic & most conclude that loud, upbeat music generally ...

Ezekiel Bread Pudding Recipe Ezekiel Bread Pudding  Ingredients (makes up to 6  servings, ready in 1 hour) 8 slices of Cinnamon Raisin Ezekiel Bread 3 cups unsweetened vanilla almond milk 2 whole eggs 2 egg whites 1/2 tbsp of vanilla extract 1tsp cinnamon 1/2 tbsp nutmeg Pinch of sea salt Olive oil cooking spray Optional – cool whip Directions Preheat over to 350. Coat baking pan with olive oil cooking spray. Whisk ingredients together (except Ezekiel bread) Tear piece of bread and coat baking pan Cover the bread ...

Quick & Easy – Egg Frittatas Recipe Ingredients (makes up to 6) 3-5 egg whites, 2 whole eggs 1/2 cup of chopped peppers and or 1/2 broccoli 1/4 cup of onions Directions Preheat over to 375.  Coat a muffin tray with parchment paper and spray with olive oil cooking spray. Whisk eggs & veggies.  Pour into muffin tray. Bake for 20mins Remove from over and let cool before serving Nutrients Per ...

Can’t out Train a Bad Diet! Jan Meal Plan: Cant out train a bad diet so here is a sample meal plan to help you jump start your NYE resolutions. Remember “ABS” are made in the kitchen (aka…you eat junk, you look and feel like junk) Meal 1: 2-4 egg whites and 1/2 cup of oatmeal, 1 handful of berries Meal 2: ...

New Year, New You Boot Camp When:  Begins, Wed, Jan 2   7-745am    (held every Tues & Thurs from 7-745am) Where:  Cherrydale VFD, 3900 Lee Highway Arlington, VA 22207 How Much:  $250 a month Includes: body assessment including measurements, body fat readings, & fit tests weekly tracking to goals meal planning support body strengthening exercises cardiovascular exercise Benefits: Can burn up to 600 calories in 45 minutes, improves cardiovascular fitness, strength, agility, power ...

Jump Start Your New Year’s Resolutions Chances are you’re just starting to think about what your New Year’s resolutions should be. Why wait till January to take action? Here are a few ways to launch successful resolutions that will stick! 1.  Brainstorm your goal then narrow it down:  A goal shouldn’t be broad and unwritten.  Get specific about your “result goal” (to lose ...

Workout to get you NYE’s Ready! Need a quick upper body workout to get you toned for your NYE’s outfit? Try this out! (rocked me yesterday!) Do each exercise for 15 reps each w/ moderate to heavy weight. Repeat 3-4 rounds. Should take about 30mins. 1. Incline Chest Press 2. Lat pull downs 3. Shoulder Press 4. Cable bicep curl (don’t rest at the top) 5. Cable ...

Top Holiday Fit-Nez Gifts 1.  Track your Heart Rate with a heart rate monitor. 2. Gift of Health:  Personal Training Sessions, New Year’s Meal Plan or Boot Camp Packages.   At you know where!  www.fit-nez.com 3.  Spoil Someone with a Massage:  Reach out to Fit-Nez approved, Jorge for a much needed massage. Be sure to mention Fit-Nez for special holiday pricing! 4.  Pump Up with Resistance Bands: If you have ...

THE SKINNY ON HOLIDAY CHEER (booze!) I enjoy a good glass of wine just like anyone else but there are a few things we all need to keep in mind during the holidays. 1.  Limit Your Alcohol: Lets face it, alcohol is crap. Aside from red wine, alcohol is basically devoid of nutrients and does not do the body any favors. So ...

Fit-Nez Newest Testimonial: “Fit to Call Myself a Trainer?! “Fit to Call Myself a Trainer?! I’m 42, and for years I have been struggling with losing about10 lbs.  I’d lose it, and it would come back again and again and again.  I decided to become a personal trainer as a part time job. I’m at the gym all the time, so I figured this would give me ...