Author: Trainer Dan

Building muscle = lower cancer risk (study)

  Researchers at the University of South Carolina reached a conclusion from a study they published in Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers and Prevention: the men who could lift heavier weights with bench presses and leg presses were less likely to die from cancer. Strong muscles protect against cancer The men had undergone a …

Fitness Trends

The New Year has brought with it some drastic shifts in the fitness industry. What was hot and trendy in 2014 isn’t necessarily still giving off the same steam in 2015. Fitness in 2015 is no-nonsense! Functional fitness marks the return of many tried and true fitness trends that are …

Flax Meal Protein Pancakes

Who doesn’t love pancakes? Here’s a recipe that you can enjoy guilt free. These pancakes are packed with protein and contain omega-3 fatty acid from the flax meal. Omega-3 fatty acids are not manufactured naturally in your body, and thus must come from your diet as they are essential for …

Fitness Training Basics

People all over the world are becoming more and more health conscious, which is a good thing. Teen smoking rates are down, healthy food choices are easy to find, and protein powders don’t taste like chalk.  It seems like more people are finally getting it – that the most important …

Simple Turkey Soup

This easy and quick wholesome meal is high in fiber, and packed with protein. Winter is setting in here in Philadelphia, and this soup tastes quite comforting and delicious. Enjoy! Servings: 8 Here’s what you need… 2 teaspoons olive oil 2 garlic cloves, minced 1 bunch of carrots, chopped 2 onions, …

My Insanity Max30 Nutrition Plan

The Insanity Max30 nutrition guide is a great tool to show you how you can blast fat and fuel your body with the right foods. But it’s always easier when there’s a plan to follow, right? While the Max30 nutrition guide has some awesome recipes and food ideas, I wanted to …

Sriracha Pot Roast

This recipe brings in the flavors of sriracha and onions to spice things up a bit. Although, I will say, it’s only a little bite … it’s not TOO much. I promise. Just a short trip into the Asian part of Flavor Town. This is an easy recipe to make, …

Beginner Bodyweight Workout Routine

So, you’re ready to begin exercising, but not sure where to begin? Everybody has to start his or her own individual workout journey someplace, so if you are all set to begin YOUR journey,  check out this safe and effective exercise routine that utilizes just your body weight, a chair …