Get Naked With Ellipse Fitness

Get Naked With Ellipse Fitness

Come on!?!?  That didn’t grab your attention?  Eat Naked with other Ellipse Members! One of my boot campers said, “Lisa, if I ate naked I’d DEFINITELY drop weight!”—HA, she meant NUDE! Ellipse Fitness studios are having a NAKED challenge the first full week in November! November 4-10th we’re challenging our members to EAT NAKED. Or at least make some NAKED choices. 🙂 What does “EAT NAKED” mean? Well, let me […]

The Importance of Sleep!!!

Sleep is a necessity of life and critical in restoring our mind and body! Sleep…for athletic performance: As we train hard, we break down muscle tissue and weaken our bodies.  During sleep, the cardiovascular and muscular systems rebuild, resulting in a higher level of performance. Sleep…for hormone production: During deep sleep, the growth hormone, melatonin, is produced.  This hormone speeds the absorption of nutrients and amino acids into cells, aids […]

Italian Pork Chops from Ellipse Fitness

Here is a tasty pork chop recipe with a little Italian flair! 8    Small/Lean Pork Chops 1    Clove Garlic, minced 2    Green Peppers, sliced into strips 1    Pound fresh mushrooms, sliced Salt & Pepper to taste 1     Can (16 oz.) tomatoes 1     Tsp. chopped dried parsley 1/2 Tsp. Oregano   Place pork chops on broiler pan (on a rack to drain all fat).  Broil both sides until browned and then […]

Metabolism – burn baby, burn!

Metabolism is the process in which our bodies convert food (fuel) into energy (glucose).  Every cell in our body needs energy to operate.  This includes cells of the heart, lungs, digestive organs, muscles, and brain.   The more work they do, the more energy they expend, and the faster our rate of metabolism. Our resting metabolic rate, RMR (which is used interchangeably with basal metabolic rate, BMR), tells us how many […]

The GAME of Fat Loss, Losers Win!

We’re hot and heavy into PACKER season, one of my favorite times of the year!  I love the excitement of a new season, the feeling of optimism as we embark on a chance for the Super Bowl ring and even the fresh start of the opportunity to make up for last year’s mistakes! I have the rare opportunity to hold season tickets to the Packer’s home games.  I know—in Wisconsin, […]

Slow Cooker Chicken and Mushrooms from Ellipse Fitness

Serve this delicious recipe with a baked potato, wild rice, or whole wheat noodles to complete your meal! Slow Cooker Chicken and Mushrooms 3     Medium Chicken Breasts 1     Packet of Lipton Onion/Mushroom Soup Mix 1     Can of 98% Fat-free Cream of Mushroom Soup 1/4 Cup Fat Free Sour Cream or Chobani Greek Yogurt 2     Cups Fresh Mushrooms Directions:  Place frozen chicken breasts in slow cooker.  Meanwhile stir together Onion/Mushroom Soup […]