Tired of cooking your oatmeal the same old way? Try this to change things up and get a boost of protein at the same time. Soak your oats in almond milk. Water works too in a pinch. Add just enough liquid to cover the oats. They’ll absorb most of it and soften in 10-15 minutes. […]
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Build a Better Breakfast Breakfast is the perfect opportunity to make a good intention for the day. Start your day with balanced, healthy nutrition to set the tone for the rest of the day’s meals and snacks. Avoid highly processed, packaged items that are filled with artificial ingredients and added sugar. For example, cereal, pastries, […]
Opt for Homemade Ice Pops Ice pops are a staple in almost every kid’s summer diet. They’re refreshing, sweet, and downright delicious, but reading the ingredient label might make you cringe. Much like the ice cream and sugary drinks mentioned earlier, they are loaded with added sugars like High Fructose Corn Syrup, artificial flavors, and […]
Skip the Sugary Drink Mixes and Diet Sodas Staying hydrated in the summer is extremely important, and we encourage drinking lots of fluids throughout the day, but skip the sugary drinks or diet sodas. These often contain ingredients that are not doing us any favors, like artificial flavors and colors, preservatives, and added sugars. A […]
Skip the cone and opt for this super simple two ingredient recipe for “Nice” Cream: 1 large frozen banana ¼ cup coconut water or unsweetened almond milk Directions: 1. Blend frozen banana and coconut water until smooth in a blender or food processor 2. Top with your favorite sundae toppings like nuts, berries, coconut flakes, or […]
Are you getting fermented foods daily? Many cultures eat a little bit in every meal. These are packed full of good bacteria and probiotics. Some examples are apple cider vinegar with the mother, pickles, sour kraut, yogurt with live cultures, kimchi, kefir, kombucha tea, etc. These are particularly important if you have been on anti-biotics […]
Here is a recipe for one of the best snacks to eat before or after a workout to re-fuel the muscles. It is a better choice than a protein bar because there are no preservatives in it. Make sure to refrigerate since the peanut butter is natural. One cup of natural peanut butter with the […]
Are you in search of ways to keep you life toxin free? If so, I have the most amazing smelling and working deodorant I have ever found. It is so easy and cheap to make that I will never have to buy it again. The advantage to deodorants is your body releases the sweat it […]
The AFC is excited to announce the long awaited arrival of our new Cybex Strength equipment. We have 22 brand new pieces of the highest quality strength equipment available as well as 4 brand new treadmills. For orientations please come in and schedule an appointment ASAP or call 843-281-3742. As always there’s also a Fitness Specialist on […]
Here’s a great article on the many problems with regular “diets.” Why you can’t lose weight on a diet We can thank one of our great personal trainers, Liz Reighard, for finding this one!