Give the gift of fitness this season!

FF 2014 Holiday offer

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December 2014 Workout Challenge of the Month

Perform the following in 25 minutes completing as many rounds as possible.

5 – pullups
10 – 2arm KB Clean and Press
15 – 2HKB Swings
20 – Full situps

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Black Friday Specials!

Black Friday 2014

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November 2014 Workout Challenge of the Month

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Perform the following workout in a “count up” fashion. Start with one rep of each, then repeat with two reps of each, then three and so on for a total of 20 minutes. How many rounds can you do in 20 minutes?

– Bear crawl 10 feet then perform a DB Press
– Reverse bear crawl 10 feet then perform a bodyweight squat
– Jumping Jack
– KB Swing

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All Jazzed up. Caffeine and Athletic Performance

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By Carla Schuit -Registered Dietitian

75% of Americans start their day with a cup-o -caffeine. Whether it be coffee, tea or another source. We live hectic lives and need to be awake and alert through out the day. Many people don’t stop at their morning cup but continue to drink a variety of caffeinated beverages throughout the day. Food and beverages with added caffeine are becoming more and more popular on store shelves from energy drinks to caffeinated gums. So what are the safe levels? How does it effect our daily function and more importantly our athletic performance?  Continue reading…

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Time to Eat: Fueling up for performance

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Carla Schuit – Registered Dietitian

Timing is everything. This certainly applies to your nutritional needs and their effect on your athletic performance. You want to have the nutrients available that your body needs to perform its best. Eat like a prince in the morning and a pauper in the evening. I heard this general rule of thumb a lot as a kid. This means that you eat the majority of your calories and nutrients when you need them and are most active; in the morning and in turn, in the evening when you are winding down for the day and do not need as much energy to rest you will lighten the calorie load.  Continue reading…

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October 2014 Workout Challenge of the Month

Perform the following workout in 20 minutes as many rounds as you can.

DB clean and Press – 10 per side

Mountain Climbers – 20 (10 per side)

Pushups – 20

Inverted TRX Rows – 20

 

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30 Day Halloween Challenge!

 

The Halloween Fitness Hustle Challenge 2014

To sign up email: bwaltzek@forwardfit.com or call 630-660-7783

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September 2014 Workout Challenge of the Month

Perform as many rounds as you can in 25 minutes

5 Pullups
10 Box Jumps
15 KB Swings
20 Rope Slams

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5 Harmful Ingredients to Avoid!

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By Shannon Flanagan – CPT

We live in a time of quick fixes. People will eat anything that says fat free or sugar free, however, just because it says “healthy choice”, doesn’t mean it is. Here are some top ingredients to stay away from because they cause more harm than good to your body.

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