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Healthy Snack Options Made Easy

Snacking can be healthy…as long as you know how to snack! We recommend our clients eat 3 meals per day plus 2 small snacks in between meals. Why? Not only does a healthy snack fuel your body before a workout, it also helps keep your blood sugar levels steady in between meals, and help
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Debbie Taylor – Nutrition Success

I had reservations about CrossFit due to: previous injuries/surgeries as well as my age. The Coaches, Quincy & Victor, made modifications as necessary along the way to keep me safe, yet challenged me enough to help me realize I could do more than I thought I could. My goals were t
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Pulled Pork (Crockpot Recipe)

Pulled Chicken Ingredients: • 2 sliced onions • 1 jar roasted red peppers • 1 can hot rotel • 4 organic chicken breasts (trim the fat) • 1 packet low sodium taco seasoning (spread over chicken) • ½ jar fresh salsa Directions: 1. Place ingredients int crockpot, in that order (ie: slice
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Going Paleo (Day 3)

CrossFit Hays has decided to create a five week Paleo Nutrition Challenge. It started Jan. 11 and lasts until Feb. 12. The challenge is designed to reward those who stay dedicated to maintaining healthy eating, sleep, and exercise habits over five weeks. The point system goes as follo
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A Little Nutty

A Little Nutty Is how I begin to feel after a day of forcing down handfuls of baby carrots, hard-boiled eggs, oranges and boatloads of bacon. OK, so that last one isn’t so bad. Still, it’s nice to come home and grab a handful of these sweet little nut clusters. It seems to put a band-
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Broiled Pineapple

I really like pineapples. More often than not, when I go to Sam’s Club I’ll pick one up – the price tag is better than the ones on the pineapple at Kroger. Pineapples are not only delicious, but good for you. Among other things, it contains a bunch of the following n
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Chocolate Avocado Pudding

Avocados. They’re good for you and now they’re available in chocolate pudding form: good news for those staying away from dairy. As my friend Amy said, it’s kind of like guacamole but chocolate…chocomole! I found this recipe:
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Homemade Energy Bars

  I like pre-packaged energy bars for their convenience, portability, and nutritional efficiency. However, most of them don’t have the right mix of ingredients I’m looking for and the ones that do are cost prohibitive. I found this basic recipe for prune and walnut bars. I usuall
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