Low Calorie Summer Cocktails

Wednesday, 28 June 2017 by

It is officially summer and the trainers here at Hit It!® Fitness, are always talking about eating healthy and low calorie options. What about cocktails? Summer means sitting in the sun with a pretty drink in your hand. Let’s not waste all of our hard work on high calorie drinks! Here are a few, fun

Avocados

Monday, 26 June 2017 by

If you need more fiber in your diet, it’s time to turn to creamy avocado. Just half an avocado contains seven grams of fiber. Although high in fat, avocados contain the good-for-you monounsaturated fats (MUFA) your body needs to help lower LDL (bad) cholesterol levels and maintain the HDL (good) ones. Here are a few

Hit It! Fitness, Roselle/ Oak Park, IL How many calories does it take to burn one pound of fat? It takes 3,500 calories to gain or lose one pound. To lose one pound per week, you need to decrease your calories by 500 every day. This is usually done by cutting 250 calories out of

This is a great, fast, easy dinner that you can put together in no time! Blue Cheese Burgers: 1 lb ground sirloin (5% fat) 1 cup low fat blue cheese crumbles 2 cloves garlic, minced salt and pepper 1.4 cup chopped chives Combine all ingredients and form patties. Broil or grill until cooked thoroughly. Serve

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