Monthly Archives: April 2015

From Our Founder: Trooper Fitness

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I’ve never met a group of trainers who care about their clients as much as the coaches at Trooper Fitness do. With a deep understanding of human motivation, Head Trooper Prince Brathwaite creates a warm and welcoming environment where traditional boundaries don’t exist. Men do modified push-ups, women lift heavy weights and no matter what, individuals put their very best foot forward in whatever fitness challenges they can handle. That’s all Prince asks for.

By creating a high-energy atmosphere full of motivational tips and phrases, Prince inspires his clients to achieve both physical and mental toughness as he puts them through rigorous workouts that don’t quit.  The workouts Trooper Prince designed for Booya Fitness are no different. Clocking in at just under 30 minutes, Prince will have you drenched with sweat after dynamic and plyometric circuits.  That’s why we’ve curated hard-hitting hip hop soundtracks to accompany each video: You’ll definitely be digging deep for these workouts.

Trooper Bodyweight Conditioning: Use just your body weight in this high intensity interval training session to challenge your cardiovascular system and rev up your metabolism.

Turn it Up: Resistance Band Challenge: Use resistance bands, dumbbells or just your own body weight to tailor this session to your workout level.

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In a Sugar Coma? How to Start Your Sugar Detox

Is it possible you’re eating too much sugar? As Dr. Doni Wilson, naturopathic doctor and author of “The Stress Remedy” explains, you might need to cut sugar from your diet if you’re not feeling 100% and experiencing symptoms like feeling overly tired and irritable, achiness, bloating and weight gain.  Read on to learn more about how sugar affects your body, and how to reduce your sugar intake.

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5 Healthy Food Swaps While Dining Out

By: Heather Dorak

Dining out doesn’t have to spell the end of a clean healthy eating plan.  People tend to get a little anxious when it comes to meeting friends out for dinner and usually just end up throwing in the towel and just going for whatever sounds good on the menu.  Everything becomes easier with a little practice and by following a few helpful rules. These tips will ease your menu anxiety so you can relax and enjoy a meal with friends. Continue reading