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Make An Antioxidant Shake

Here is what you will need to make a great shake full of antioxidants and refreshing. * Frozen Blueberries- high in dietary fiber, vitamin C, K, mineral manganese and potassium. * Banana- high in potassium and vitamin B6. * Flax Seed- high in essential omega-3 fatty acids, which help lubricate the joints and prevent absorption […]

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Perfect Food

Aside from the taste, it probably is.  Garden of Life makes an action-packed supplement to get all your greens and superfoods in an 8-ounce glass of mix. I try to eat (and live) as green as possible.  I certainly don’t typically get a full suite of greens every day and this supplement allows me to. […]

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Explosive Bodyweight Workout

Here’s what we’ll be doing Saturday at the PIT.  Join us and start your weekend off right 4 rounds of 10 Cross-Body Plank and Knee Touch (each knee), 10-15 Frog Jumps, 10-15 Pushups, 10-15 Jumping Pull-ups, 10-15 Flutter Kicks (each leg)  

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Refresh With Watermelon

Watermelon gets a bad rap for many reasons. I hear all the time watermelon will add water weight and make you bloated this is all BS in my mind. Watermelon offers great benefits to our body and is so refreshing. Don’t pass up on adding it to your diet it will not kill you or […]

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Tire Training

Tire training is for all sexes and ages.  Have you ever tire battled?  It’s like arm wrestling with a tire.  Stand the tire upright, grab two willing jousters and have one person push the tire forward toward the other person so that the second person must absorb the force, rebound and push it back to […]

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Kettlebell Training at The PIT

Kettlebell workouts engage multiple muscles to work together causing for a whole body workout in a short time. It’s nice when you can do so many exercises in a circuit like squats, cleans, jerks, snatches and swings. Kettlebell training is one of the most intense training tools that will increase greater functional strength and power […]

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Pumpkin Seeds

Pumpkin seeds are a tasty snack or addition to salads or various dinner meals. According to Whole Foods, pumpkin seeds contain a wide variety of antioxidant phytonutrients, including the phenolic acids hydroxybenzoic, caffeic, coumaric, ferulic, sinapic, protocatechuic, vanillic, and syringic acid; and the lignans pinoresinol, medioresinol, and lariciresinol. Pumpkins seeds also contain health-supportive phytosterols, including beta-sitosterol, […]

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Fruit Of Choice For Monday – GRAPES

Grapes are a key healthy fruit to add into your diet if you haven’t already. Grapes offer key benefits like: antioxidants, anti-inflammatory, cardiovascular, help with our blood sugar levels, anti-aging / longevity and anti-cancer. In addition to providing us with conventional antioxidant nutrient like vitamin C and manganese, grapes are filled with antioxidant phytonutrients that […]

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Great All Natural Supplements

Where do I begin with this one? The praise is ample. Strong Faster Healthier protein powder is the most natural whey protein powder I have seen on the market. I have been eyeing Garden of Life’s Raw Meal for a while now and finally got over to the store to pick some up. I wanted […]

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Plyometrics. Hurdle Jumps

Plyometric exercises for the lower body incorporate quick jumping or bounding.  Because of the quick burst of energy that plyometrics require- taking you muscles from not working or resting, to working very hard, very quickly- plyometric exercises make a muscle reach full force in the shortest time possible.  This develops explosive power and increases athletic […]

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