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Aug 01

What are you waiting for?… Enter now for a chance to win!
Have you enter the Madsweat  giveaway yet? If you haven’t what are you waiting for!? We’re still accepting entries  to give one lucky/crazy person a chance to win one (1) entree into any open heat Reebok Spartan Race in the continental USA.

What are you waiting for?… Enter now for a chance to win!

Have you enter the Madsweat  giveaway yet? If you haven’t what are you waiting for!? We’re still accepting entries  to give one lucky/crazy person a chance to win one (1) entree into any open heat Reebok Spartan Race in the continental USA.

Fit Friday: Happy August!

Happy August! Make today count. You’ll never get it back!

Fit Friday: Happy August!

Happy August! Make today count. You’ll never get it back!

Jul 30

Recipe For Great Summer Skin - http://bit.ly/1kUUp6p #fitnesss #health #fitblr #fitspo #scottsdalepersonaltrainers #scottsdale

Recipe For Great Summer Skin - http://bit.ly/1kUUp6p #fitnesss #health #fitblr #fitspo #scottsdalepersonaltrainers #scottsdale

Jul 29

Sweet Tooth?

Do you find yourself reaching for dessert every night? If you want to satisfy your sweet tooth tonight, try fruit instead!

Sweet Tooth?

Do you find yourself reaching for dessert every night? If you want to satisfy your sweet tooth tonight, try fruit instead!

Jul 28

Whole Food…

Whole Food…

Monday Motivation: Never Quit!

Have you entered for your chance to win a Free entry to a Reebok Spartan Race? If not theres still time! Madsweat Giveaway!

Monday Motivation: Never Quit!

Have you entered for your chance to win a Free entry to a Reebok Spartan Race? If not theres still time! Madsweat Giveaway!

Jul 26

Fitness Fuel: Good Eats for Fitness Peeps
Oven Braised Orange Chicken Quick and easy to put together and tastes Sooo Good!
4 servings
 INGREDIENTS 
3 ½ to 4 pounds chicken (thighs, breasts, and legs)
Coarse salt
1 tablespoon olive oil
2 bunches green onion, halved crosswise
¾ cup halved, pitted green olives
6 strips orange zest, plus ½ cup fresh orange juice (from 1 orange) 
PREPARATION 
Preheat oven to 450 degrees. Heat a large cast-iron skillet over medium-high until hot but not smoking, about 1 minute. Season chicken with salt. Swirl oil in skillet. Working in batches if needed, add chicken, skin side down, and brown on one side, about 5 minutes.
Turn chicken, skin side up, and add green onion, olives, and orange zest and juice to skillet. Transfer to oven and cook until chicken is cooked through, 15 to 20 minutes. 
Per serving: Serving Size: ¼ Recipe.                                  (Source: blog.madsweat.com)#fitness #fitspo #nasm #fitfood #recipe #chicken #personaltraining #personaltrainer #scottsdalepersonaltrainers #scottsdale

Fitness Fuel: Good Eats for Fitness Peeps
Oven Braised Orange Chicken Quick and easy to put together and tastes Sooo Good!
4 servings
INGREDIENTS
3 ½ to 4 pounds chicken (thighs, breasts, and legs)
Coarse salt
1 tablespoon olive oil
2 bunches green onion, halved crosswise
¾ cup halved, pitted green olives
6 strips orange zest, plus ½ cup fresh orange juice (from 1 orange)
PREPARATION
Preheat oven to 450 degrees. Heat a large cast-iron skillet over medium-high until hot but not smoking, about 1 minute. Season chicken with salt. Swirl oil in skillet. Working in batches if needed, add chicken, skin side down, and brown on one side, about 5 minutes.
Turn chicken, skin side up, and add green onion, olives, and orange zest and juice to skillet. Transfer to oven and cook until chicken is cooked through, 15 to 20 minutes.
Per serving: Serving Size: ¼ Recipe. (Source: blog.madsweat.com)#fitness #fitspo #nasm #fitfood #recipe #chicken #personaltraining #personaltrainer #scottsdalepersonaltrainers #scottsdale

Jul 25

Need help reaching your fitness goals? Whether you’re trying to lose weight, gain muscle, or…

Need help reaching your fitness goals? Whether you’re trying to lose weight, gain muscle, or get in the best shape of your life Madsweat has trainers ready to assist you!

Need help reaching your fitness goals? Whether you’re trying to lose weight, gain muscle, or…

Need help reaching your fitness goals? Whether you’re trying to lose weight, gain muscle, or get in the best shape of your life Madsweat has trainers ready to assist you!

Need Help reaching your fitness goals? Whether you’re trying to lose weight, gain muscle, or get in the best shape of your life Madsweat has trainers ready to assist you! Take a second to connect with us on Instagram (http://instagram.com/madsweat), Facebook (https://www.facebook.com/MadSweat?ref_type=bookmark) or Twitter (https://twitter.com/MadSweat). Anyway you reach out, we’re always happy to help! #nasm #nasmmastertrainers #fitnesss #scottsdalepersonaltrainers #scottsdale #personaltraining #weightloss #fitspo #fitblr

Need Help reaching your fitness goals? Whether you’re trying to lose weight, gain muscle, or get in the best shape of your life Madsweat has trainers ready to assist you! Take a second to connect with us on Instagram (http://instagram.com/madsweat), Facebook (https://www.facebook.com/MadSweat?ref_type=bookmark) or Twitter (https://twitter.com/MadSweat). Anyway you reach out, we’re always happy to help! #nasm #nasmmastertrainers #fitnesss #scottsdalepersonaltrainers #scottsdale #personaltraining #weightloss #fitspo #fitblr

Fit Fridays: Exercising in the Three Planes of Motion

Fit Fridays: Exercising in the Three Planes of Motion

Planes of motionIt’s science, but not rocket science

There are three planes of motion in which the human body moves. If you think about it, we usually use a mixture of movements in different planes. Most of your movements aren’t side to side nor are they straight up and down especially when it comes to sports.  So you should never just train in one.

 

Sagittal Plane

The Sagittal plane bisects the body…

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Jul 24

madsweat:

It’s only 11:15 here in #scottsdale and it’s 104 on its way to 110 so here’s a cool refreshing drink for you: Jamaica Margaritas
Fitness Fuel: Good Eats for Fitness Peeps                        Caribbean-inspired margarita with fragrant hibiscus blossoms  
Yield: 8 servings (serving size: 1/2 cup margarita and 1 lime slice)
 Ingredients 
1 cup dried hibiscus blossoms (about 2 ounces)
3 cups water
3/4 cup sugar $
1 1/4 cups tequila $
1/2 cup fresh lime juice
1/3 cup Triple Sec or other orange-flavored liqueur
8 lime slices
Preparation 
Place blossoms in a strainer; rinse under cold water. Combine blossoms, water, and sugar in a medium saucepan; bring to a boil. Reduce heat, and simmer 10 minutes. Strain; discard blossoms. Cover and chill hibiscus mixture.
Combine hibiscus mixture, tequila, juice, and Triple Sec. Serve over ice. Garnish with lime slices. #fitnesss #fitspo #summer #drinks

madsweat:

It’s only 11:15 here in #scottsdale and it’s 104 on its way to 110 so here’s a cool refreshing drink for you: Jamaica Margaritas
Fitness Fuel: Good Eats for Fitness Peeps Caribbean-inspired margarita with fragrant hibiscus blossoms
Yield: 8 servings (serving size: 1/2 cup margarita and 1 lime slice)
Ingredients
1 cup dried hibiscus blossoms (about 2 ounces)
3 cups water
3/4 cup sugar $
1 1/4 cups tequila $
1/2 cup fresh lime juice
1/3 cup Triple Sec or other orange-flavored liqueur
8 lime slices
Preparation
Place blossoms in a strainer; rinse under cold water. Combine blossoms, water, and sugar in a medium saucepan; bring to a boil. Reduce heat, and simmer 10 minutes. Strain; discard blossoms. Cover and chill hibiscus mixture.
Combine hibiscus mixture, tequila, juice, and Triple Sec. Serve over ice. Garnish with lime slices. #fitnesss #fitspo #summer #drinks

It’s only 11:15 here in #scottsdale and it’s 104 on its way to 110 so here’s a cool refreshing drink for you: Jamaica Margaritas
Fitness Fuel: Good Eats for Fitness Peeps                        Caribbean-inspired margarita with fragrant hibiscus blossoms  
Yield: 8 servings (serving size: 1/2 cup margarita and 1 lime slice)
 Ingredients 
1 cup dried hibiscus blossoms (about 2 ounces)
3 cups water
3/4 cup sugar $
1 1/4 cups tequila $
1/2 cup fresh lime juice
1/3 cup Triple Sec or other orange-flavored liqueur
8 lime slices
Preparation 
Place blossoms in a strainer; rinse under cold water. Combine blossoms, water, and sugar in a medium saucepan; bring to a boil. Reduce heat, and simmer 10 minutes. Strain; discard blossoms. Cover and chill hibiscus mixture.
Combine hibiscus mixture, tequila, juice, and Triple Sec. Serve over ice. Garnish with lime slices. #fitnesss #fitspo #summer #drinks

It’s only 11:15 here in #scottsdale and it’s 104 on its way to 110 so here’s a cool refreshing drink for you: Jamaica Margaritas
Fitness Fuel: Good Eats for Fitness Peeps Caribbean-inspired margarita with fragrant hibiscus blossoms
Yield: 8 servings (serving size: 1/2 cup margarita and 1 lime slice)
Ingredients
1 cup dried hibiscus blossoms (about 2 ounces)
3 cups water
3/4 cup sugar $
1 1/4 cups tequila $
1/2 cup fresh lime juice
1/3 cup Triple Sec or other orange-flavored liqueur
8 lime slices
Preparation
Place blossoms in a strainer; rinse under cold water. Combine blossoms, water, and sugar in a medium saucepan; bring to a boil. Reduce heat, and simmer 10 minutes. Strain; discard blossoms. Cover and chill hibiscus mixture.
Combine hibiscus mixture, tequila, juice, and Triple Sec. Serve over ice. Garnish with lime slices. #fitnesss #fitspo #summer #drinks

Another Madsweat Giveaway! Entry Into the 2015 AZ Reebok Spartan Sprint

We’re at it again! If you live in Az. and think you have what it takes to be a Spartan we’re giving away one (1) Free entry into the Az Spartan Sprint in February 2015.

Another Madsweat Giveaway! Entry Into the 2015 AZ Reebok Spartan Sprint

We’re at it again! If you live in Az. and think you have what it takes to be a Spartan we’re giving away one (1) Free entry into the Az Spartan Sprint in February 2015.

Jul 22

Madsweat Giveaway!

Have you been looking for a challenge? Been Thinking about running an obstacle course race but don’t know which one is right for you?

Madsweat Giveaway!

Have you been looking for a challenge? Been Thinking about running an obstacle course race but don’t know which one is right for you?

We’ll be tuning in tonight to watch! Will you? Check back later today and learn how you could win a free entry into a Reebok Spartan Race near you from MadSweat! We’ll also have instructions on how to join Team Madsweat for the Az Spartan Sprint in February 2015!  #fitness #running #TeamMadsweat #AZSpartanSprint #AzSpartanRace #FortMcDowell #SpartanUp #NBC #giveaway #nasm

We’ll be tuning in tonight to watch! Will you? Check back later today and learn how you could win a free entry into a Reebok Spartan Race near you from MadSweat! We’ll also have instructions on how to join Team Madsweat for the Az Spartan Sprint in February 2015! #fitness #running #TeamMadsweat #AZSpartanSprint #AzSpartanRace #FortMcDowell #SpartanUp #NBC #giveaway #nasm