Chris Embry , NASM Elite Trainer

Chris Embry , NASM Elite Trainer's Blog

  • A "Better" Diet

    Many people looking to lose weight start by making drastic changes to their diet and overall lifestyle. They stop eating things they are used to like hamburgers, pizza, and sweets and replace it with chicken breasts, salads, fruit, and yogurt. While the u

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  • Log Your Workouts!

    One of the most important things I learned that has kept my exercise program on track was logging my individual workouts. When I trained in my twenties, I had a general program that I followed. While I did not usually miss workouts, I pretty much did the same piece of

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  • Being Prepared

    One of the factors that caused me to gain a lot of weight, was eating what was convenient and not necessarily healthy. It was easier to go out to lunch when I was at the office then to bring in a healthy lunch. When I got home, I was often tired and did not

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  • Recipe - Spicy Chicken Salad

    Here is an easy recipe for a salad I like to make when I want a lot of protein, healthy fat, and veggies while staying away from starchy carbohydrates:

    Ingredients

    5 ounces Chicken Breast

    2-3 cups of Spring Mix Salad with Spinach

    2 ounces Roasted Bell Peppers

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  • Why I like Online Coaching

    About 2 years ago I decided a needed to make a change in my life. I was at least 60 pounds over weight, out of shape, had high blood pressure and felt tired and drained all the time. I had been in shape in my twenties by watching what I ate and getting regular

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