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Quick & Easy Kale Salad

Hopefully by now, you know the importance of including healthy green vegetables in your daily diet.  But many people struggle with finding ways to mix up their veggies or with finding time to make them.   316 more words


September 2, 2015


WARMUP: 400 meter walk; 200 meter hill run; 200 meter easy run

HILL SPRINT (90% effort, 3 minute recovery)
160 meters x 5 reps… 27 more words


Physiology of Exercise-induced Muscle Damage and Hypertrophy: Do BCAAs have a role to play?

The whole town and his wife seems to be using branched-chain amino acids (BCAAs). But, are they really that effective? Well, there’s really only one way to find out – by using them! 1,244 more words


August 31, 2015


130 lbs – 10 sets of 10 reps

PULL UPS (1′ recovery)
10 sets of 5 reps… 16 more words

Bench Press

What’s more important – diet or exercise?

It’s a question we regularly hear when clients come in for a DEXA scan: “What’s more important, diet or exercise?” The short answer is they both are. 629 more words


Have you ever wondered how "fat" you really are?

These past couple of weeks I’ve been trying to get everything ready for my tenure as the CSA Fitness Center’s new resident dietitian.  In addition to finalizing my marketing materials (I’m really excited about my posters & business cards!), updating my assessment forms and getting my office ready, one thing I’ve been doing is familiarizing myself with a tool I plan to use pretty regularly during my appointments – the Tanita body composition analysis machine. 799 more words

August 26, 2015


WARMUP: 400 meter easy run

HILL SPRINT (90% effort, 3 minute recovery)
160 meters x 5 reps

INCLINE BENCH PRESS (1′ recovery) 27 more words

Bench Press