Navigating Nutrition: How to read food labels to make the healthiest purchases.

Come join us as our registered dietition Carla presents this great topic on Saturday, May 30th at 11:15am at ForwardFit. 26w535 St. charles Rd. unit B, Carol Stream, IL 60188

Every week it seems there is a news story about what is or is not healthy for us. The grocery store is crowded with thousands of items in their bright, shiny packages. But what does it all mean? Grass-fed, cage-free, high protein, Non-GMO. In this presentation we will go over all the claims you see in the grocery store and hear on TV so you know exactly where your money is going and what you are buying to eat as healthy as possible.

Please contact: bwaltzek@forwardfit.com or call 630-660-7783 for more information.

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14 Days for 14 Dollars

14 days for 14 dollars

Email: bwaltzek@forwardfit.com or call 630-660-7783 to sign up.  It’s only a dollar a day for unlimted acces for 14 days. 

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Pass Me The Sugar?

Sugar

By Karolynn Bush- Contributing writer

Sugars are carbohydrates that provide the body with energy, our body’s fuel. Sugars occur naturally in fruit, vegetables and dairy foods and are added to foods for flavor, texture and color. You should aim to consume no more than your recommended intake and limit foods that are high in added sugars and low in other nutrients. There are two types of sugars in American diets: naturally occurring sugars and added sugars. Naturally occurring sugars are found naturally in foods such as fruit (fructose) and milk (lactose).

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May 2015 Workout Challenge of the Month

Perform the following 3 times in a row.  Start with the cardio portion first followed by the ab portion and repeat for a total of 3 times.

Cardio:
Run 1 mile

Ab work: 30 sec. each
-MB Pull over to Toe Touch
-MB Russian Twists
-MB Mountain Climbers
-Side Crunches (MB between knees)
-MB Exchange
-Alt MB Mountain Climbers
-MB Overhead Slams

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Warm Weather, Fresh Plates

Oranges

 

By Carla Schuit RD, LDN, MPH

Entering into May I am cautiously optimistic that Mother Nature is finally committing to some warmer weather and sunny days. Spring and fall are my favorite seasons because they are a transition time not only for weather but for food as well. About this time of year I am ready to put away my hot chili and stew recipes and bring out the salads, light up the grills and freshen things up!

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April 2015 Workout Challenge of the Month

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

10 – Pullups
10 – TRX Chest Press
10 – BW Squats
10 – Running Man Situps

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Join us for Wine and Yoga Night Out!

Yoga and Wine Night Out

Bring a bottle of wine and a dish to pass and enjoy a night out with yoga, wine and some great people.  Our first Yoga and Wine Night Out event will be Friday, March 20th at 7pm.  Contact us at 630-660-7783 or bwaltzek@forwardfit.com to sign up.  Bring some friends or a date you will be sure to have a great time.  $20 addmision fee.

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March 2015 Workout Challenge of the Month

Perform the following for 30 minutes in as many rounds as possible.
20 Wall balls
15 Pushups
10 Bent over Rows
5 Burpees

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New- Power Yoga Starts in March 2015

Power yoga

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February 2015 Workout Challenge of the Month

Perform the following for time:

500 Meter Row
50 DB Thursters
500 Meter Row
75 DB Pushups
500 Meter Row
100 Full Situps

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