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Motivation! Liz Reighard ACE CPT and Health Coach

How to Stay Motivated MotivationPersonal Trainer By Elizabeth Reighard Let’s face it we all lose motivation to stay active once in a while.  Part of the reason is that we are creatures of habit and tend to do the same things over and over.  For example, when going to the gym, people tend to do the […]

What are Polyphenol’s?

Question: I keep reading articles that refer to the polyphenol content of superfoods. Are polyphenols simply antioxidants? Answer:In a word, yes, but since polyphenols seem to be powerful antioxidants, it’s worth understanding them better. Aphenol is an organic compound that contains an aromatic ring. Polyphenols, which are compounds found in plants, are distinguished by the […]

Liz’s Healthy Eggplant Parmesan

Clean, slice and brown 4 small or 1 large eggplant… Place browned slices in small glass pan Pour 1/2 cup of organic marina sauce over it Put 1 serving of fresh mozzarella on the top Sprinkle with parmesan cheese Broil for 5 minutes and enjoy!!

Liz’s Protein Almond Energy Bites

Here is a healthy snack and great for a pre-workout or post workout fuel. Liz’s Protein Almond Energy Bites: 1 cup of organic almond butter with the oil drained 1 1/4 cup of organic vanilla whey protein 1/2 cup of raw honey 1/4 cup of coconut oil Makes 24 balls rolled together. 2 per serving […]

How to Modify Exercise for Achy Joints – Liz Reighard CPT

By Elizabeth Reighard Let’s face it, as we get older our joints don’t always feel good.  One way to prevent injury is to have a thorough warm up before you start exercising.  Another way is to roll out all of your muscles on a foam roller to warm up the fascia that acts as a cushion […]

How Important is the Scale to Measuring my Progress?

Weight By Elizabeth Reighard I tell my clients that the scale is just one way of measuring progress.  Far more important is taking regular measurements.  They need to include the chest, waist, arms, hips, and calves.  Measure at the same time of the day every 2 weeks or at least once a month.  This will really […]