Ann Prokenpek - NASM Elite Trainer, NASM Elite Trainer

Ann Prokenpek - NASM Elite Trainer, NASM Elite Trainer's Blog

  • Taking Your Lifestyle Changes On The Road

    Do you have to travel for work frequently? Do you travel with co-workers and feel like you have to eat your meals together? Do you find it difficult to stick with your healthy eating when traveling with co-workers? If you answered, "yes" to any or all

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  • Another Year Bites The Dust

    Can you believe we've almost made it through another year? The holidays are upon us, and so are all those parties and foods that can easily add to the waistline. Here are some suggestions for avoiding that dreaded holiday weight gain.

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  • Do You Know How To Avoid Sugar Spikes?

    Do you suffer from those sugar highs and lows? Do you ever wonder how to avoid them, but aren't really sure what to do? Here are some ideas for you:
    • Start by eating better carbs. Go for the low-glycemic carbs such as whole grains, barley, quinoa,
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  • Why Are We So Fat?

    While relaxing in the mountains this past weekend, I was reading an article in one of my fitness related magazines about obesity continuing to spiral out of control when it hit me. I wonder if anyone else notices that all these magazines regurgitate the

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  • MILI Challenge - Week 12!

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    Picture yourself on a relaxing, all-expenses-paid wellness vacation that's all about you. Wish you were there? Make sure you're eligible to win!

    About three months ago, Dr.

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  • Organic Gardening

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    Do you like to grow your own vegetables? I stumbled across this website this morning and thought I'd share it for those who are interested in Organic Gardening. This site has a wealth

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  • Recipe from Forks Over Knives

    I'm always looking for delicious, vegan or vegetarian recipes. Here's one from Forks Over Knives that I wanted to share with you.

    Tom’s “Fried” Rice
    Serves 4-6


    • 1 carrot, diced
    • 1 medium red onion diced
    • 2 stalks of celery diced
    • 3-4 cups

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  • You've Reached Your Goal. Now What?

    Woo hoo! You've been working hard on your health & fitness goals—you're almost there! Did you hit your target or are you still on your way? Either way, you now have the tools and know-how you need to succeed. Stop long enough to pat yourself on the back for a job

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  • Roasted Vegetables Recipe

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    One of my favorite vegetarian dishes that I discovered during the Ultimate Reset is Roasted Vegetables. I was surprised at how delicious even carrots

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  • Lifestyle Changes

    We are all aware that diets don't work. If they did, obesity would not be an issue. The problem with diets is that you cannot stay on them forever. Once you go off a diet, you are almost guaranteed to gain all the weight back that you lost and then some.

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