What Can A Health and Fitness Professional Do For You?

  For starters... an inspiring fitness coach and health motivator can quickly identify why you're not getting the results you want and help you to get back on track and moving forward. Is your diet a mess? Do carbs rule your day? Is exercise a drag for you? ...even if you're retired...it just seems too much like work? Does stress just eat you up inside and tire you out? Don't really have … [Read more...]

Check out PTIM’s bi-monthly Newsletter & sign-up

How you doing? I hope your answer is "great!" Because the better you feel overall, the easier time you'll have sticking to your eating and exercise program. After all, food and your emotions ARE linked. In fact, very new and recent studies I've just come across show us that food can in fact be addicting - and can DIRECTLY affect the way you feel in general. This is very timely … [Read more...]

Broiled Lamb Chops with Herbed Garlic Puree

  A 4-ounce lamb chop contains approximately 14 grams of fat, 40 percent of which is saturated. Careful trimming can reduce this to around 4 grams of total fat per chop, including 1.5 grams of saturated fat. In this recipe, a rich-tasting paste of smoked garlic and fresh herbs replaces the fat and prevents the edges of the meat from drying out. If you do not have a smoker, … [Read more...]

Kalderetang Kambing

Adapted from Spanish calderetas, or stews, this incredible Filipino specialty varies by provinces but is best known as a goat dish. Kalderetang Kambing is a tomato sauce based goat meat stew. The adult goat meat, Chevon, is commonly used for this dish. The meat is sautéed with garlic, onions, and tomatoes then stewed until it becomes tender.     INGREDIENTS: 1 lb goat … [Read more...]

How do I lose 50 lbs of FAT?

I had the pleasure of attending the Perform Better Training/Workshop Seminar the last week in August. Great speakers/presenters/professionals sharing their best "stuff." Among those attending and presenting...Gray Cook, Mark Verstegen, Mike Boyle, Todd Durkin, & Alwyn Cosgrove to name just a few. People come from all over the country to meet, converse, and educate at the Long Beach Convention … [Read more...]

Marinated Wild Salmon

    Prep:   6 hrs 15 mins Cook:   15 mins Ready: 30 mins (Serves Four)   INGREDIENTS: 4 salmon fillets salt and pepper to taste 1 tablespoon onion powder 1 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes 1/4 cup olive oil 1/4 cup fresh lemon juice 4 cloves garlic, minced 3 tablespoons white balsamic vinegar 2 tablespoons chopped green onions 2 tablespoons chopped … [Read more...]

Youth Strength & Fitness Should Highlight Fun & Movement!

There is no doubt youth fitness training improves strength and endurance, but packing on some muscle will probably happen too.  This could help a lot of skinny, weak kids that are looking to improve the way they look and feel. Everyone is sitting and moving less these days!  Kids should have fun playing games and moving freely while improving their body composition, motor skills, and coordination. … [Read more...]

Pan-Seared Salmon with Pineapple-Jalapeño Relish

Serves 4 (1 salmon fillet with 1/2 cup of pineapple-jalapeño relish) Tangy, spicy and fruity, this inviting recipe belies its simple preparation. Seed the jalapeño pepper if you prefer a milder dish and serve over coconut rice (see below for an easy, 20-30 minute, coconut rice recipe) accompanied by a crunchy salad or with some roasted asparagus in blasamic and oil.. Delicious suggestion.... … [Read more...]

Check out our bi-monthly newsletter!

Happy Wednesday!Today I want to talk to you about one of the things that makes "sticking" with a healthy eating plan so hard -CRAVINGS!! We all get them from time to time... and when they hit, watch out!Cravings for lots of folks can be the end of them when it comes to nutrition and dieting. But new research shows us how we can help tone down cravings by NOT skipping one simple "thing..."So … [Read more...]

Losing your strength as you age doesn’t have to happen…don’t let it!

Did you know that you lose 70 percent of your strength as you age primarily from a decline in physical activity? According to the Mayo Clinic you may notice things getting harder as you age, so instead of maintaining or improving your function, you may cut back or stop your favorite physical activity. It all goes downhill from there...you become weaker, dependent on others, and overall your … [Read more...]