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

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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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