Nutrition is a vast and complex science with so many aspects to consider and often conflicting information depending on what source that you are reading. So, remember that you are the resident expert in your body and if you pay attention to what it is telling you, you will find that diet that works best… Continue reading How Proportions and Nutrient Timing can Benefit your Metabolism
In need of a tasty recipe that also fits with an anti-inflammatory eating plan? Yams, turkey, Jalapenos! Oh My! But don’t run the other way just because the combination seems a little unusual- ok, downright odd! I’ve made these for my family (which includes three teen/early twenty something’s) and everyone gave it a thumbs up. … Continue reading Yummy Anti-Inflammatory Recipe
It has been commonly known that a high carbohydrate diet is not a healthy diet. Some reasons include a propensity to gain excess weight, more energy plunges throughout the day, and a struggle to feel full (because of the lack of more filling fats & proteins). However, research is proving links between high blood glucose… Continue reading How Does Sugar Affect Your Heart Health?
It is always great to have a quick snack in your gym bag for before or after workout. Remember it is important to eat something as soon after your workout as possible, when your muscles are like sponges. Your body uses the simple carbohydrate to replace your muscles glycogen stores and the protein to feed… Continue reading Trainer Stephanie’s Energy Bars
This week SSBC Blog will hear from some of our badass Booty babes who come out every morning and rock the Booty Camp. This week’s feature is TINA FOGALL. Read on to hear about Tina’s passion for nutrition of the sweetest variety and how you might get a chance to taste for yourself. Wait. Why… Continue reading An Anti-Inflammatory Chef Amongst Us!
The research has been in and confirmed for awhile: whole grains are better for us than white or refined grains! A couple reasons why: More vitamins and minerals including selenium, vitamin E and magnesium. More phytochemicals, which wage war against disease-causing free radicals. More appetite-quelling, heart-protective fiber. A lower glycemic index, which reduces blood sugar… Continue reading Using Alternative Grains
One of the many wonderful things about Kale is that it grows all year ‘round. So it’s healthy and fresh and can be found locally even in our cold and grey winter months. We just came out of holiday food-a-palooza and whether your December was full of latkes or sugar cookies or none of the… Continue reading Massaged Kale Avocado Salad
This week we are featuring our Booty Camp Sponsor Freggies!! You might know that Freggies is part of the Booty Camp family in more ways than one because the Freggies Operations Manager and Owner of Seward Park and West Seattle Franchises is the husband of our very own powerhouse Volunteer Park trainer Melissa! Freggies is… Continue reading Spinach, Sweet Potatoes and Baby Grace!
Dr. Jamine Blesoff, ND at Mariposa Medicine and Seward Park camper met with 17 campers this past break week at Cafe Vita to chat about way to kick your metabolism into high gear! Here are the notes from the talk in case you missed it! Sleep Hygiene “Sleep is the only sedentary activity that… Continue reading Igniting Your Metabolism
This is a yummy protein packed SAVORY muffin. Great for post – workout or a quick and family friendly lunch on the run. Recipe is from Oxygen magazine. Turkey Flaxseed Muffins What you need: 1 pound ground turkey breast 1/2 cup ground flaxseed 3 tbsp grated Parmesan 3 springs fresh rosemary, minced 3 cloves… Continue reading Savory Turkey, Sweet Potato, and Flaxseed Muffin