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4 Healthy Snacking Hacks - FITCRUNCH® Baked Bars

Why is healthy snacking so important? Well, it’s important for quite a few reasons… it prevents you from overeating, keeps you in check with your …

Sleep Your Way to a Better Body - FITCRUNCH® Baked Bars

Between step counting, rep counting, and scrutinizing every calorie we’ll consume we should have everything covered in regards to achieving our …

Well-being

Bored of Your Treadmill? Learn 5 Ways to STEPUP Your Workout! - FITCRUNCH® Baked Bars

<b>Learn 5 Ways to STEPUP Your Workout!</b><p>That treadmill sits there in your living room, your garage, or even your bedroom and stares at you. It remembers …

Exercise

GET THE SKINNY ON HEALTHY FATS - FITCRUNCH® Baked Bars

It might sound nuts, but there is one childhood food that isn’t a diet deal breaker.<p>Grab a tart apple or some crispy celery and give it a smear of …

Nutrition

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Brownie Waffles Recipe - FITCRUNCH® Baked Bars

If you’re looking to put a decadent, chocolatey spin on your waffles, this is a must-read recipe for you!<p>You’ll Need<p>4 egg whites<br>• 1/2 cup oats …

5 morning workouts for all-day energy

Just the thought of working out first thing in the morning sounds like drudgery. And to makes matters work, you typically work late, wake up late, …

Workouts

Turkey Chili Recipe - FITCRUNCH® Baked Bars

<b>Turkey Chili with Roast Acorn Squash, Rosemary & Goat Cheese</b><p><b>By Robert Irvine</b><p><b>SERVES 8</b><p><b>YOU’LL NEED</b><p>2 tbsp canola oil<p>2 lb ground turkey, mix of dark and …

FITCRUNCH® Baked Bars

<b>It’s Okay, Try Again – How to Build a Fit Lifestyle that Sticks Once and For All</b><p>If your New Year’s resolution hasn’t turned out the way you expected, …

Green Up Your Eating Plan 10 easy ways to eat more fruits and veggies. - FITCRUNCH® Baked Bars

<b>Fruits and vegetables provide us with vitamins and minerals our body needs to maintain great health. But how do we get enough into our daily diet</b> …

Healthy Eating

Springing Back to Life - FITCRUNCH® Baked Bars

The shift to better weather is an invitation to get things on track. Seize it and don’t let go.<p>By Robert Irvine<p>In the north, the snow is starting to …

30 Minute Workouts

WORKOUT #1: OFF AND RUNNINGDirections: Perform the following workout as a circuit. After a 5-10-minute warmup, set a timer for 20 minutes. Don’t rest …

Workouts

Gym etiquette 101: The unwritten rules of working out

<i>This post was written for Daily Hive by Samantha Schonewille. Samantha is a hiker, runner and amateur climber following the call to the great</i> …

Protein-Pacing: The Science-Backed Secret to Getting Fitter Faster

New research from Skidmore College confirms what trainers around the world consider the perfect diet and exercise regimen: A workout that checks all …

Squats: Why You NEED to do them, and how to do them the right way! - FITCRUNCH® Baked Bars

It has been said that squats are the king of all exercises. You will work more muscles than any other exercises when performing a squat.<br>If your goal …

Robert’s Super Bowl Meatballs

The only sure winner at the big game!<p><i>Serves 6</i> <b><br>YOU’LL NEED</b><br>2 eggs<br>1 tbsp minced fresh parsley<br>1 tsp minced garlic<br>1 tsp minced fresh oregano<br>8 oz ground …

Cooking

5 Reasons to Work Out as a Couple

Whether your goal is to get back in shape or to run a marathon having a partner to go through the process with you has numerous benefits. Should you …

SHEPHERD’S PIE

Let it stick to your ribs, not your gut.<br>By Robert Irvine<p><b>SERVES 5</b><p><b>YOU’LL NEED</b><br>1 tbsp olive oil<br>1 onion, diced<br>1 clove garlic, crushed<br>1 large carrot, …

Find A Real Power Couple

By finding someone who inspires you to be your best.<br>By Robert Irvine<p>I’ve always believed that to get the most out of life we need to surround …

Roast Beet Salad with Orange Vinaigrette

Serves 6-8YOU’LL NEED<br>2 lbs fresh beets<br>¼ cup sliced almonds, toasted<br>Salt<br>2 Bosc pears<br>3 cups mache or baby arugula<br>8 oz orange juice concentrate<br>¼ cup …

Cooking

5 Ways to Avoid a Winter Workout Rut

The temperature has dipped into single digits. The forecast is frightful and that roaring fireplace really looks inviting. Your six-pack? Buried …

Winter Grocery List: 5 Foods You Should Eat to Stay Healthy This Winter

There are many amazing things to love about winter…but a walk down the produce aisle isn’t usually one of them. Gone are those juicy summer fruits …

Your New Fitness Rules

<i>Robert’s very own fitness commandments. Make your workouts effective—and no more complicated than they need to be.</i><p>SWEAT IS GOOD<br>You won’t always have …

Exercise

Your 3-step plan to bench press 1.5 times your weight

Bench pressing 1.5 times your body weight means that, pound for pound, you're stronger than most guys in the gym.<p>Here's how to lift bigger plates:<p>1) …

A 10-Minute Legs Workout That Will Leave You Sore And Satisfied

If your go-to legs workout just isn't making you feel the burn like it used to, this 10-minute challenge will bring new life to leg day. Developed …

10 Things You Get From Yoga Besides a Tight Butt

<i>The following post was originally featured on Fit Bottomed Girls and written by Karen, who is part of POPSUGAR Collective.</i><p>If you are not already practicing yoga it might be time to give it a try. The practice of yoga is more than simply stretching! Done properly, it's an awesome workout for your …

Yoga

Try Robert Irvine's Brownies This Weekend - FITCRUNCH® Baked Bars

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Gold’s Gym Largo

I’ve recently partnered on a great new gym that will be offering a world class training experience and some very exciting amenities designed by yours …

Abs-olute Sculpt Cardio Abs Workout

This core-focused workout from trainer Ryan Hopkins, co-owner of SoHo Strength Lab in NYC, is more challenging than you’d think. It's a cardio abs …