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Functional Training Plan

1. 5 Rounds Concept 2 300 Meter Ski Erg 400 Meter Run 500 Meter Row 2. 20 Minute AMRAP: 5 Pull ups 10 Push ups 15 Squats 25 Minutes Stairmaster 3. 3 Rounds 800 1000 Meter Row 25 Minutes Stairmaster 4. 5 Rounds 400 Meter Run 15

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Breathing and Bracing for Strength Training

Breathing and Bracing for Strength Training

The Power of Deep Breathing Breathing is pretty much the basis for life. Without respiration the organism would be deprived of oxygen and would eventually perish. We often take breathing for granted since it’s a second nature thing we do. The truth is regular unconscious chest breathing

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Eating for Success Series – Nuts!

Eating for Success Series - Nuts!

Nuts are an essential (snack) food; fundamental to a heart healthy diet. Nuts are packed with protein, antioxidants, vitamins, minerals, and fatty acids. Monounsaturated fatty acids (MUF) found in nuts include oleic and palmitoleic acids, which increase HDL levels or good cholesterol, while simultaneously lowering LDL levels

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Eating for Success Series – Blueberries!

We hope that you had a productive week and are gearing up for a great weekend ahead. As the weather warms up I always turn my attention to beautiful sun-kissed fruits. Most fruits are at their peak of freshness during the summer time, and are, therefore, perfect

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Eating for Success Series – Kale

Eating for Success Series - Kale

Welcome back to the Eating for Success Series! This week our focus in on Kale! This beautiful leafy green is by far one of my favorites. Weekly I tell someone that I have “a mild obsession for kale” and all for good reason. Not only is kale

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Eating for Success Series – Turkey

by A’verria Martin, Ph.D. Welcome back to the Eating for Success Series. We have spent the last four weeks discussing lean proteins – eggs, salmon, chicken, and today turkey. This will be our last week concentrating on lean protein, as we begin to explore vegetables, fruits, low-fat

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Eating for Success Series – Chicken

By A’verria Martin, Ph.D. We developed the eating for success series to provide the foundational information you need to develop a healthy diet to support your fitness goals. A healthy diet, for athletic performance, should emphasize lean proteins, vegetables, fruits, and moderate amounts of low-fat dairy and

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Eating for Success Series – Wild Salmon

By A’verria Martin, Ph.D. Welcome back to the Eating for Success Series! Each week we highlight one of the nutrient dense foods that can be found in the Chris Keith, Phase II: Maintenance Plan food list. For the next few weeks we are going to remain focused

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Eating for Success Series by A’verria Martin, Ph.D.

Almost daily we hear the question, “What should I eat?” We realize that eating for success can be confusing and scary due to the multitude of nutrition literature available. For that reason, we combed the literature and utilized years of experience to create the Chris Keith nutrition

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Gluten Free/Carb Load

As most of us are either Paleo, gluten free or just keeping a well balance diet and watching carbs, there are some good points to know. • LOCAL LOCAL LOCAL is truly the way to eat. You can assure you know what your food is all about.

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