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Recipes: Easy Pickled Radish

“Robert Roper reaped a row of pickled radishes”

Ok, so maybe that doesn’t have the same ring to it as that ole’ fanciful Peter Piper tongue twister, but Robert would really love today’s recipe…pickled radish!

You just have to infuse some healthy ingredients with the radishes—celery seeds, black peppercorns, and raw honey to name a few—and you have yourself a versatile side dish.

That’s right. Meats and salads pair really well with pickled radishes. There’s even a Korean pickled radish dish called kkakdugi that you’ll probably see at a lot of Korean restaurants you go to.

Alright, let’s get the lowdown on this delicious recipe.

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Workout of the Week: Leg-Go!

Leg day anyone?

Wouldn’t it be really nice to show off your legs? I mean we DO spend most of our days walking to and from places anyways…

Just imagine the ultra confidence you’ll tote when you can strut those strong and sexy legs anywhere you go!

So what’s the first step you should take? Try running through today’s workout!

We prepared some thrusters, squat jumps, burpees featuring spiderman push-ups, and more for you leg-strengthening pleasure!

Leg-go!

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How to Crush the Hardest Part of Your Workout

“Just one more! You can do it!”

“Don’t give in! You’re almost there!”

Why do trainers love saying stuff like this to their clients? Do they know something that we don’t?

They actually do know one thing about fitness that flies over nearly everyone else’s heads…

Fitness is as much mental as it is physical.

When you overcome that nagging voice in your head that swears you can’t do it, that right there is the best feeling ever.

If you’ve ever seen the movie Rocky, you might remember that he would end his runs by running up a bunch of steps, get to the top, stare out at the cityscape, and hold his arms up like the champ he was.

That can be YOU, I promise. You just have to push past those moments when your body wants to stop. Trust me: you’ll see more growth in yourself than ever before.

I want you to feel like Rocky after every one of your workouts. Here’s how to do it…

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Workout of the Week: Power Play!

The power is in your hands! It’s also in your shoulders, your biceps, your triceps, your forearms…

We designed a great workout to power you (and your body) up! All it requires are dumbbells and effort.

You might not think power is sexy, but it does come in handy. Just imagine a normal run to the local grocery store. You’ll push a cart full of groceries (and possibly a child if you have one), lift items off the shelves to put into your cart, hoist those same items onto the conveyor belt when you’re about to pay, and take them in and out of your car.

Even a little power and strength will spare your arms from feeling the pain (without gains).

You’ll be doing 3 rounds of 4 minute-long stations. That means you’ll spend a minute at each station, no transition break (you’ll get a minute of rest during each round). Simple enough?

It’s power hour!

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A stack of protein pumpkin pancakes, the perfect Autumn breakfast to satisfy that sweet craving

Recipes: Protein Pumpkin Pancakes for Autumn

You’ve heard of pumpkin spice lattes…

Now get ready for…

Protein pumpkin pancakes!!

Nothing says Fall quite like pumpkin inspired recipes, and this one is sure to fill your home with delight!

The comforting mix of nutmeg, cinnamon, and creamy pumpkin will make your tastebuds jump like they’re leaping right into a pile of Autumn leaves!

These pumpkin pancakes are filled with protein and fiber, giving you the fuel you need for the day while satisfying the sweetness you crave.

Getting pumped for pumpkin? Let’s get these cakes on the grill!

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5 Ways to Satisfy Your Sweet Tooth Without Getting Off Track

Those after dinner sweets cravings hit some of us pretty hard, and they can be hard to ignore!

One minute you’re eating your nutritious plate of veggies and roasted chicken, the next you’re fork deep in a slice of triple chocolate fudge cake.

It’s okay to indulge every now and then! The problem is when that slice of cake becomes part of your nightly routine: have dinner, wash dishes, eat cake, brush teeth, go to bed.

Maybe you can’t exactly grow out of having a killer sweet tooth, but there are healthier ways of satisfying those cravings without diving into a giant piece of cake!

Here’s 5 ways you can get the sweet stuff while staying on track with your health!

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Inside A Boot Camper’s First Workout

Curious about Fit Body Boot Camp?

Maybe you found us online while searching for the nearest gym in your area, or perhaps one of our locations recently popped up in your city…

It’s one thing to hear about us online, but the experience of boot camp, well, that’s something in and of itself.

So we thought, “Hmmm, how can we give our readers a little taste of a boot camp workout? How can we show them what we’re all about BEFORE they ever step in foot in one of our locations?”

Easy…talk to someone who JUST went through boot camp for the first time!

Today, we’ll show you what it’s like to visit one of our locations for the first time. Of course, your experience might differ from this person’s, but we’re confident that you’ll have a great time with us regardless!

Here’s an exclusive look into the life of a boot camper.

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Workout of the Week: Sexy Shoulder Sculptor

Don’t you want shoulders that SCREAM sexy?

Today’s workout will get you on track for just that!

We’ve got curls, planks, “I” raises, “L” raises, and burpees, all designed to tone your shoulders to perfection. There’s also one piece of equipment we’ll be using today that really brings the burn to your shoulders…battle ropes!

Battle ropes are these long ropes that you can slam, shake, and even whip. The ropes aren’t light, so you’ll need your shoulders to get them off the ground and moving.

There will also be a few resistance band and dumbbell exercises to add even more kick to this workout!

Let’s hop into this one! Can’t you feel those new shoulder muscles already?

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Recipes: Super Stuffed Squash

Trying to “squash” those carbs that sneak into your diet?

Today, you’ll get the chance to do just that with our squash-tastic recipe of the week: stuffed squash! This is an awesome way to enjoy beef guilt-free.

Here’s the trick: you use the squash as a little boat that holds your beef and veggies. Cool, right? You’ll feel full, and you’ll miss the carbs that come in hamburger buns and tortillas!

Below, we’ve listed a few veggies to mix in, but feel free to experiment with your favorite veggies as well. You can even switch out the beef for a different protein if you’d like!

Hungry yet? We knew you would be…

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Workout of the Week: Get That Heart Pumpin’!

Healthy heart, healthy body!

Did you know that your heart actually becomes stronger from exercising? The stronger it gets, the more blood it can pump through your body with every beat!

Exercise keeps your heart working at its absolute best. Plus, your resting heart rate will decrease since your heart will be so strong, it doest take as much effort to pump blood.

This short workout is going to get your heart pumping and your muscles working! Get ready to sweat through some high knees, push presses, and more!

Do you have the beat? Let’s get started!

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