A Quick, Easy, and Healthy Dinner

Enjoy!!

salmon-red-pepper-pesto

 

Ingredients 

  • 4 (6-ounce) fresh or frozen sustainable salmon fillets (such as wild Alaskan)
  • 3/4 teaspoon kosher salt, divided
  • Cooking spray
  • 1/3 cup chopped bottled roasted red bell peppers, rinsed and drained
  • 1 tablespoon tomato paste
  • 1 teaspoon extra-virgin olive oil
  • 7 whole blanched almonds
  • 1 garlic clove

Preparation

1. Heat grill pan over medium-high heat. Sprinkle fish evenly with 1/2 teaspoon salt. Coat pan with cooking spray. Arrange fish in pan; cook for 4 minutes on each side or until fish flakes easily when tested with a fork or until desired degree of doneness.

2. While the fish cooks, combine remaining 1/4 teaspoon salt, bell peppers, and remaining ingredients in a blender or food processor, and process until smooth. Serve pesto over fish.

3. Sustainable Choice: Look for salmon that’s labeled “wild Alaskan,” and you can be sure that you’re getting a sustainable option.


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Last Sunday’s Climb For Heroes

 

 

 

 

 

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We hiked Mt. Baldy to support USMC Ssgt Charlie Linville. He lost his leg last summer in Afghanistan. Yesterday he left to climb Mt. Everest what a great accomplishment for him! Enjoy the pictures from our climb up!

 

 
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Body Weight

Use Your Own Body Weight As Resistance

As most of you already know, not all strength training requires barbells.  Lifting your legs, shifting the weight of your torso, and supporting the weight of your body on specific muscle groups is an effective in strength training.  Practice movements supported by core stability to strengthen and elongate our muscles using our own bodyweight.

 

Bodyweight Boredom

Your muscles need continuous challenge to improve and develop.  Our bodies have an amazing ability to adapt to any exercise.  This is why that DVD you bought last year is covered in dust; your muscles got bored.  Even if you were 100% committed and did the workout 5 days a week for a month, you quickly saw a cap to the results and decided “this doesn’t work.”

 

The Challenge

The real challenge with any bodyweight strength training routine is to continually increase the difficulty level; to work your muscles harder even as your body may be losing weight.  This is where personalized strength training instruction comes in.  Our instructors at the Pro Fitness Network can help you bust through these plateaus as you reach them, constantly finding new ways to challenge and sculpt your muscles.

 

Beat boredom and build real strength with our trainers!


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Mt. Baldy Hike!

Mt. Baldy hike! Jan 24th, 2014    Mt. Baldy summit 10,064 feet!  Jan 24th, 2014.  Mt. Baldy hike! Jan 24th, 2014  Photo: Mt. Baldy hike! Jan 24th, 2014  Photo: Mt. Baldy hike! Jan 24th, 2014

Hike with Alice and Sarah. The ski lift to Baldy notch, the hike on Devil backbone to baldy summit at an elevation of 10 064 feet, then all the way back! Beautiful day!


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Mat Pilates Sunday February 2, 8:30 am

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Mat Pilates Class this Sunday!!

Burn some calories before the Super Bowl!

 Sunday 2nd, 8.30 am.

Class is 1 hr 20 min, $15 (bring cash)

Also, bring your mat if you have one.

Let us know if you can make it.

Julie, Pro Fitness Network

 


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