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Shrimp Barley Soup… Yumm..

1 tsp olive oil 1/2 chopped onion 1/4 tsp cayenne pepper 3 cloves garlic, peeled 4 cups reduced-sodium chicken broth 1 stalk celery, diced 1…bay leaf 1/4  tsp thyme 1/2 c canned red kidney beans, rinsed and drained 16 large shrimp, peeled, deveined and tails removed 1/3 cup pearl barley 1.ln a heavy soup pot, heat […]

pflugerville, cedar park trainers meal plan week of April 11th

to stay on track and eat clean, prepare your meals especially dinner ahead of time and save time. This week: 5oz chicken breast cutlets and 4 oz salmon Ronzoni high grain pasta with red beans stirfried in 1 tbsp of coconut oil and 1 tbsp of chopped garlic and sea salt. I made 7 servings […]

Walking Lunges, understand with a little science

The walking lunge is a big foundation to everyday living. Lets think about how we use the lunge in life. picking up our kids, bend and reach for a tennis ball or lunging to stop a ball from going out of bounds. If we bend down to twist we perform a lunge not a squat. […]

Stirfry Red Cabbage

In a wok or large skillet, 1 tbsp coconut oil and  1/2 tbsp olive oil, heat, minced garlic. slice red cabbage thin and pull it apart when oil is hot, toss cabbage in.  stir every min or so, if needed add 1 tbsp water. cover. cooks in 5 to 7 minutes.   It should be soft.

Is deadlift with instability training effective? Round Rock, Pflugerville personal trainer

For core strengthen, most fitness programs exercise on an unstable surface such as BOSU Ball, swiss ball, or wobble boards. A study from the Univ of  Valencia, Spain, showed that training on stable surfaces while doing deadlifts overloaded and activiated the spinal extensor muscle best. Researcher measure the back extensor while perform on stable surface […]

A Healthy Muffin Recipe

Pre heat oven 350 degrees 2 C of wheat/quality grain flour 1 c Oat bran ½ C of sugar or splenda 1 tbs baking power 1 tbs baking soda Mix all dry ingredients together 3 med bananas mashed 4 egg whites ¼ c of olive oil 8 oz fat free sour cream 2 tbs vanilla […]

Round Rock, Cedar Park, Georgetown, and Pflugerville Personal Training

Portion Size Estimates Here’s a fast and simple way to know if you’re really eating a single portion. Carbohydrates What it is: As the body’s main fuel source, carbohydrates help build energy for the brain and muscles. Carbs  include whole grain breads, pastas, brown rice, couscous, quinoa and potatoes. Portion Size:  A fistful is equal to one serving of carbs (this will […]

Weekly meal planning: to get lean or lose weight

  Today is Sunday March 13th and i just spend 90 minutes today and 20 minutes yesterday preparing my main meals for the week.   Saturday i cooked jasmine white rice and 6 serving of grass feed chili, lean with some kidney beans and lots of spices for taste. Sunday i cooked 1.5 pounds of shrimp […]

Women and strength = great metabolic rate

Ladies don’t be scared of weights… they are your best friend when it comes to managing your weight, reducing body fat, and keeping your arms, legs, abs and glutes tight and shapely. No bulk just a beautiful lean contured body!

Keeping your shoulders injury free!

It is important to understand the shoulder. We never thing about them until we have pain. The shoulder has 3 major joints. Most people think of “rotator cuff” when they get an injury or pain. The shoulder is very mobile and is the most flexible joint in the body. Unfortunately there is a price for […]