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Recipe of the Month: Salmon Pita Wrap Try this fresh, fast and easy recipe for a simple springtime lunch!Ready in 15 minutesMakes 1 serving4oz of can salmon1tbsp of apple cider vinegar1tsp of cayenne pepper1tsp of black pepper1tsp of garlic1/2 cup of spinach leaves1/2 large whole wheat pitaStep 1:  In a small mixing boal, combine salmon, apple cider vinegar,cayanne pepper, black pepper and ...

Get Leggy! Looking for a great circuit workout to tone those stems? Keep reading!!!This quick, fat-burning workout shouldn’t take longer than 35 minutes AND  In addition to sculpting your legs, it willalso work your core and your hear rate!!! The perfect multi-tasker!Circuit 1:  Each excercise 25 -30  reps, repeat circuit 2x with 1 minute rest in between circuits.Plie SquatsWalking ...

Are you ready to make exercise part of your lifestyle? Studies have shown that seven out of 10 people who start an exercise program drop out within a few months. One problem is that most people jump into exercise without doing any planning up front. They’re just not prepared for the commitment involved. Are you ready to make exercise part of your lifestyle? 1.   ...

Upcoming Events: May New month and lots of new places you can catch us spreading the Fit-Nation message around town!We’re everywhere! Here where you can see us soon: Gaspari Event at Arlington Nutrition CornerSaturday May 1211am-2pm.  Stop by for free samples of protein, multi-vitamins and pre-workout supplements!Outdoor Boot Camp Every Tues and Thurs 7pm-7:35pm Washington and Lee High School Track.Come out and say hello and ...

No Equipment? No Problem! Bodyweight training is actually one of the most effective workouts you can do!  Bodyweight training is convenient because you don’t need to go anywhere to get results. One of the best benefits of bodyweight training is the ability to do it anywhere.  One of the most popular excuses for not exercising is that there is ...

Client Success Story We love bringing Fit Nation the transformative journies of some of our clients! This month we highlight Michelle Andrada who Inez trained in anticipation for her first bikini competition. Here is what Michelle had to say about her time working with Fit-Nez! My experience with Inez as my coach was truly an unforgettable one. She prepped ...

The Salty Truth As an active person, you’re always trying to eliminate sodium from your diet – you certainly don’t want the side effects of high blood pressure, heart disease or potential weight gain that come with ingesting excess salt. To stay lean and healthy, your salt intake should be no more than one teaspoon per day (2,300 mg) ...

Night Falls, So Does Your Diet. All of life’s components converge at night – family and home responsibilities, stress from the day, after-work workouts, time constraints and lagging energy. “These factors can wear away your control and cause overeating,” says Sandra Haber, PhD, a New York City psychologist who specializes in the treatment of emotional overeating. “We’re tired at night and ...

Hot Weather Workouts With weather like we have been seeing the past few weeks you obviously want to switch up that workout by getting out of the gym and into the sun! Changing up your scenery is a great way to stay motivated – by there are a few things you need to remember when the heat starts ...

Super Spring Recipes It’s been a beautiful start to spring here in DC! Time to start thinking about some fresh and lively seasonal foods for your spring slimdown!To round out your meal plan, here are four more recipes to get you slim for summer. Breakfast: Mushroom Mexican Omelette• In a nonstick skillet, sauté 1/2 tsp olive oil and 10 ...