Blogs about Nutrition

Raw Veg Juicing Recipes that will Keep the Winter Flu at Bay

Christmas and the New Year have been and gone, but the harsh weather is still with us. This means for many of us the prospect of winter illness still hangs over us. Getting your five fruits and vegetables per day is the golden rule for good health, but how can your vegetable juicer help in your fight against flu. We have devised four immune system-boosting recipes so you can naturally jump-start your health. Read on: 

got [Insert Type of Milk] milk?

We didn’t have it too bad when we were kids.  We had cartoons, toys, and milk break.  The hardest question we had to decide was, “Chocolate or White?”  Well, for me it was anyways, and I almost always went with white milk (because I genuinely liked the taste of white milk, not because I was a weird kid or anything...), which then presented the question, “Skim or 2%.”Yeah, back in the day…

CONNECTING WITH THE FITNESS COMMUNITY

 One of my goals for 2015 was to be more active on my social media pages to help motivate and inspire others to live a healthy lifestyle. I started off with posting motivation quotes every morning, and motivational videos that I found on youtube. Youtube videos have been a huge impact on my fitness journey and will continue to be. Everyone should have some source of external motivation when they can't find any internal motivation to get them to workout.

The Relationship of When and What We Eat With Yoga and Exercise

To figure out what, when, and how to eat in relationship to one's yoga practice, and more broadly to one's exercise one first has to decide what one wants as an outcome. In this, as in pretty much everything I talk about, context matters. I would say there are three main areas of concern one may have: athletic gain (broadly speaking.... this can mean gains in strength, speed, muscle mass, agility...

Do You Want to be Fitness Famous?

✔Does this view look familiar? ✔Do you feel you could make it BIG? ✔Do you want to be able to IMPACT more people lives on a bigger scale?

2014 in Review: What I Learned, Part 2

I learned a lot in the first half of 2014, and then I bought a puppy. ..So how about that puppy?Meet Maximus Decimus Meridius (I’ll save the rest). Because you can’t have too many puppy pictures.

for what it's worth

This past week, the company that I have found to deliver the highest quality nutritional supplements, of which I am a distributor, has just become a Trusted Partner and Sponsor of the Dr. Oz Show.  For more information, please contact me. tanner@fitdupage.com or just sign-up and order at tanner.usnana.com. 

XTREME FITNESS MAKEOVER -Day 4 - Kick Butt and Take NAMES!

The title of this blog adequately describes what happened the first session of week 2. The participants are in this program to improve their fitness levels, body comps and lifestyle. All the while having individual goals in a group environment. Okay- So what the heck happened last night?!?!  A few words come to mind; loaded for bear and challenge me with a butt kickin!  The workout was absolutely owned by each and every one of them!!!

Fail....and so soon....

15 tips to get in shape

15 tips to get in shape Are you starting this New Year with a new resolution to get in shape? Here are 15 things that you need to get right. The best way to get in shape is to start weight resistance training. Although most think cardiovascular will do the trick, weight resistance actually gets rid of the fat or helps muscle gain (depends on the shape you want) and gets you in shape as well.