Entries by NJFitnessPros

Curious About Low Impact Cardio Options?!

Curious About Low Impact Cardio Options?! There is a common misconception that low impact cardio is not as effective as higher impact workouts. It turns out, your body needs days and workouts where it is not “pounding the pavement”. On a day when your body needs a rest, choose a workout that is easier on […]

What is Carb Cycling? And How Can it Help You Lose Fat?

Did you know carb cycling can help you lose fat?  What is carb cycling? Carb cycling is considered to be a high level nutritional strategy that is strategically planned to alter carbohydrate intake as a way to prevent a plateau in your weight loss or fat loss plan. The benefit of carb cycling is that […]

Insulin Resistance: Can it affect your weight loss progress?

Some people may wonder, what insulin resistance is and how does this impact weight-loss progress? Insulin resistance is when the body has an impaired response to insulin. This results in elevated levels of glucose in the blood. Also, the body’s ability to use insulin slowly declines.When insulin declines it may cause weight gain, diabetes, and additional medical […]

MCT Oil and How it Creates Optimal Weightloss!

MCT Oil— Medium- Chain Triglyceride Oil AKA the ultimate ketogenic fat! It’s helps the body get into ketosis and remain there, which creates optimal weight loss results while using this type of eating! What MCT Oil? A clean oil that is naturally found in coconut oil and helps fuel your body and your body’s energy […]

Intermittent Fasting 101

Intermittent Fasting 101   Intermittent fasting is not about what you eat, it is about how you eat. The longer you fast, the more effective this style of eating becomes. Planning intermittent fasting the right way is the key to success!   The Science Behind It This style of eating triggers two hormones in your […]

Overnight Oats

OVERNIGHT OATS RECIPE V, GF, DF INGREDIENTS 1/3 cup organic, gf rolled oats 1 tablespoon chia seeds 1 tablespoon flax seeds 1/4 teaspoon cinnamon 1 cup unsweetened vanilla almond milk 1/2 banana 1/2 – 1 cup berries or favorite seasonal fruit pictured here: cherries*, blackberries* + blueberries* optional: 1-2 tablespoons Kite Hill almond milk yogurt […]

TOFU Breakfast Scramble

TOFU Breakfast Scramble V, GF, DG Serves: 1 INGREDIENTS 3.5 oz organic, non-GMO tofu spices for tofu (to desired taste): turmeric, garlic powder, paprika, cumin, chipotle chili flakes, himalayan pink salt, pepper, nutritional yeast. *1/2 medium-sized sweet potato, diced *1/4 cup red onion, chopped *1/3 cup wild mushrooms *1/4 cup red bell pepper, chopped *1/3 […]

Pasta Bruschetta

PASTA BRUSCHETTA V, GF, DF makes 4-5 INGREDIENTS 4 large ripe roma tomatoes, diced* 2 cloves garlic, minced 1 bunch basil, chopped* 2 tbsp good extra virgin olive oil 2-3 tsp balsamic vinegar or to taste salt + fresh ground pepper to taste 1 box Banza chickpea pasta CREATE In a bowl combine the tomatoes, […]

Crispy Baked Falafel

V • GF • DF makes 12 INGREDIENTS 1/2 yellow onion, chopped approx 27 oz chickpeas (Organic Whole Foods 365 brand – no salt added). 4 cloves garlic, minced 1/3 cup fresh parsley, chopped 1/3 cup fresh cilantro, chopped 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder 1 teaspoon cumin 1 teaspoon coriander 1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil […]