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  • Weight-loss coach: 3 tips to overcome self-sabatoge

    Weight-loss coach: 3 tips to overcome self-sabatoge

    Everything seems to be going in the right direction: you’ve started your new habits, picked out a routine that will lead you to success, and solidified what goals you want to reach and when. You’re doing well for a few days, or maybe even a few weeks, and then all of the sudden you fall off the path for seemingly no reason. One morning you just wake up and don’t feel like tracking your food, or working out, or cooking a healthy meal. You’re not sure why but all of the sudden you lose motivation and tiny thoughts start creeping into your head: maybe this is too hard, maybe I’m not ready to commit to these changes, I’ll reach my goal eventually ....

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  • Winter Recipe: Seafood Chowder

    Winter Recipe: Seafood Chowder

    As winter descends upon us and the weather gets colder, there’s nothing better than a warm bowl of soup to get you in the Holiday spirit! This seafood chowder is suprisingly simple and definitely delicious! While this recipe is calulated using heavy cream, to make a low-fat version simply replace the heavy cream with light cream or even fat free half & half and enjoy! Just make sure to update the macros. Serving Size: 400 g Calories: 338 Macros: 27.9 g Carbs, 15.5 g Fat, 21.2 g Protein Ingredients 50 g raw fennel 270 g yellow onion 480 g raw carrots 870 g raw potatoes 20 oz frozen raw bay scallops, thawed 12 oz frozen raw shrimp, thawed 8 oz frozen raw cod, thawed 120 g ....

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  • Weight loss coach: Meal Prep for Beginners

    Weight loss coach: Meal Prep for Beginners

    Have you been wanting to get your nutrition in check for a while, but are overwhelmed by everything you see online about meal prepping? We don’t blame you. It definitely IS overwhelming and time consuming when you try to prep like the instagram fitness people with five million containers and seemingly endless amounts of time to cook on the weekends. The one thing they don’t tell you: Meal prep can be simple and time effective. At CNU Fit, we teach people the skills and habits like simple meal prepping to help them lose weight, fit their clothes better, and increase their energy. Meal prepping the simple way is a 3 step process: 1. Figure out what you need for the week. ....

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  • Spinach & Mozzerella Egg White Wraps

    Spinach & Mozzerella Egg White Wraps

    If you frequent breakfast stops like Dunkin Donuts, Starbucks, and Wawa you may notice it can be challenging to find something that fits within your weightloss goals...not to mention sometimes you can spend what feels like hours in line. No one has time for that! Next time you’re craving a breakfast wrap, try making it yourself! Pro’s to making your own breakfast in the morning: you control what goes in you can pack your breakfast full of protein collectively takes less time to cook and eat than order and waiting in your car during rush hour Plus, this recipe has 30 g of protein and only takes 10 minutes to prepare! Say hello to some good mornings in your future! Serves: ....

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  • CNU Fit Office Manager goes from overweight teen to certified Nutrition Coach

    CNU Fit Office Manager goes from overweight teen to certified Nutrition Coach

    CNU Fit’s Office Manager Alyssa recently finished her nutrition coaching certification to serve CNU Fit in addition to her Office Manager duties now that she has increased capaicty while living in Germany. We are excited for her and wanted her to share a little bit about her story and why she decided to become a nutrition coach: I think the first time I realized how unhealthy I was as a kid was when my dad had told me that he used to be afraid for my health and that path I was going on. I grew up on a traditional kid diet: pasta, potatoes, meat, and ramen (with a few veggies thrown in here and there). It wasn’t until 7th grade that I really started feeing self consious ....

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  • Weight loss Coach: Essential questions to ask yourself before starting a diet

    Weight loss Coach: Essential questions to ask yourself before starting a diet

    Who are you dieting for? In other words: what’s your true motivation for wanting to change your body? Unless you address underlying beliefs and judgements about yourself, it will never be enough to reach a certain scale weight or body composition. Those beliefs and judgements will still be there. And not only will they still be there, but you’ll struggle to see your goals through because they’re coming from a place of self-loathing. After all—when is the last time you started and finished something that you hated doing? So let’s take a step back. In this article, we’ve got a few questions to ask yourself before you start that new diet plan. ....

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  • Pumpkin Spice Cinnamon Rolls with Maple Ricotta Frosting

    Pumpkin Spice Cinnamon Rolls with Maple Ricotta Frosting

    Pumpkin spice cinnamon rolls with maple ricotta frosting—what more do we need to say to get you to run to the kitchen right now? Try this with your coffee on Thanksgiving morning and add a protein shake for a balanced meal! Serves: 8, Serving Size: 65 g Calories: 144, Protein: 6 g, Carbs: 26 g, Fat: 2 g Ingredients: 200 g Kodiak Power Cake mix (This recipe was tested with the buttermilk and honey variety, but any basic variety should work.) 200 g pumpkin puree (not pumpkin pie filling) 1 tbsp + 1 tsp pumpkin pie spice OR (2 tsp cinnamon + 1 tsp nutmeg +1/2 tsp ginger) 30 g white sugar 120 g whole milk ricotta 10 g maple syrup cooking spray Directions Preheat your oven ....

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