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“She eats whatever she wants and stays thin as a rail!”

If you’ve ever said or thought this then you’ll find the information herein both helpful and enlightening. For those admirably disciplined women who’ve fallen victim to such an accusation mistakenly or otherwise…kudos for all you do! In this; the first of a three part blog series; we’ll explore the factors involved in getting and staying “thin as a rail” in the real world. Women are by far the most flattering to each other of all the clients I’ve trained in my career. To say that anyone eats whatever they want and stays in perfect shape is certainly a complement to their superior genetic code; kind of like a guy calling another guy “Superman”. But are they actually failing to recognize these women’s commitment to their diets, lifestyle disciplines, and knowledge of fitness? It’s true that some women metabolize calories slightly more efficiently than others, but implying that they can eat “anything they want” all the time and not gain a pound is not only ridiculous; it’s a little insulting. So what gives some the edge over others who seem to gain a pound by merely “thinking” about chocolate?

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BodyTek Chili

4 BONELESS SKINLESS CHICKEN BREASTS

2 CANS BLACK BEANS

2 CANS DICED TOMATOES –ZESTY CHILI STYLE

Dice and brown the chicken in a deep frying pan using PAM so the chicken won’t stick.  (This does not mean deep fry your chicken! J

When chicken is browned add all cans of black beans and tomatoes.

Add chili powder, salt and pepper to taste.

Cook on medium heat until beans are tender, about 20 minutes.

 

Serving size:  1 cup (This recipe makes 8 servings)

203     Calories per serving

3 g  fat

1g   sat. fat

19g  carbs

1 g       fiber

4 g  sugar

25g  protein

 

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Cauliflower Mashed Potatoes

Mashed potatoes that even your trainer will approve of!

1 head of cauliflower

¼ cup skim milk (1% or 2% milk can also be used)

Salt, pepper and butter spray to add flavor

Boil the cauliflower until soft and completely done.  Drain water and add milk.  Beat with a mixer until they look like mashed potatoes.  Add salt, pepper and butter flakes to taste.

Calories per serving:  42 cals per 1 cup

 

Fat:  1.6g   0g saturated

Cholesterol:  1mg

Sodium:   422mg

Carbohydrate:  5g

Dietary fiber:  3g

Sugars:   1g

Protein:  2g

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Lose the easy way! Know your proteins :-)

Choose wisely when picking proteins…less calories, more protein.

Watch out for Sneaky Calories! Just a glance at the label will fool almost anyone. At closer inspection those “feel good” foods like peanut butter, and cheese are loaded down with unwanted calories just waiting to set up camp on your hips. You may be trying to get your vital proteins from foods that are too high in calories. Here’s a simple solution. For female waist watchers a clean serving of protein (approx.18g) should be 100 calories or less. For males a clean serving of protein (approx.30g) should be 200 calories or less. That same serving of protein from peanut butter is packing 475 calories for girls and 855 calories for my guys. Good-bye buff body or hello sexy…your choice. Look for lots of new Info from this spot, make sure to RSS and get the inside scoop for living the life!

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