Franci Cohen is a personal trainer, certified nutritionist, exercise physiologist and creator of SPIDERBANDS®, a total-body cardio resistance workout that leverages gravity and your bodyweight with other intense exercise modules such as rebounding, kickboxing and indoor cycling. Franci has a triple Bachelors Degree, Masters in Nutrition, and a Masters in Exercise Physiology. She also has many certifications in nutrition, group exercise instructor, personal training, plus many more. Franci also teaches group fitness classes, train clients and broaden her perspective in all areas of fitness, nutrition and wellness at Fuel Fitness in Brooklyn, NY. Today she shares some fitness tips with us: Doing at home workouts are hard because it’s hard for me to stay motivated, do you have tips on staying on track? -make it a date (workout at home with a friend. You’re less likely to skip your workout if you know your friend is on his/her way over to…

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Staying on track with your diet can be hard.  There are so many fad diets out there that most don’t work.  Eating healthy and making the right choices is usually the best way to go.  Part of diet goals and choosing a healthy lifestyle is portion control, once you know that it’s easy to maintain a healthy diet.  Portion control is also knowing how your plate should look when you are having lunch or dinner.  Usually, it’s half leafy greens or cooked veggies, 1/4 whole grains or beans (legumes) and a 1/4 of a lean protein.  If you want to add fruit to your plate you can spilt the leafy greens into 1/4 greens and 1/4 fruit. Here are some suggestions for your greens and veggies: Bok Choy is low in calories and contains protein, and fiber.  It also contains vitamin K, C, A, potassium, carotenoids and many more minerals and…

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  Holly Holton is a celebrity trainer and fitness expert. She is also the founder of Pink Iron an all-women’s gym. When Holly turned 19, she entered her first fitness competition, the Miss Fitness Universe. She placed 5th out of over 150 seasoned competitors she then continued on the circuit competing all around the US and Canada for about 6 years.  She loved giving fitness advice and decided to start training others. Which is what lead her to open Pink Iron which has been open for seven years now. Pink Iron and Holly have been featured on E! News, Entertainment Tonight, Vanity Fair and all the major television networks and magazines as a fitness expert. Holly also has written a health book. Today Holly shares some fitness tips with us:   What do you recommend to get people started on their fitness goals? Just start! You don’t have to wait for next…

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