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Earlier this week we highlighted the importance of warming up before a workout, so now we want to talk about... yep, you guessed it: cooling down! Taking a few minutes after a hard workout to stretch will help your muscles recover so you can continue to make healthy happen. 💜
Don't miss these 7 yoga-inspired stretches over on Coach. Care. Connect. Your body will thank you!
anytimefitness.com You just rocked it in one of your favorite cardio classes, Zumba classes, or maybe you wrapped up a fierce strength training session, but you’re not finished yet! It’s time to fire up that yoga practice.
We asked our coaches: Elliptical > Treadmill or Treadmill > Elliptical? Think you know their answer? Find out over on Coach. Care. Connect!
anytimefitness.com They might not look all that different at first glance, but those who have tried both of these popular cardio machines understand the very real differences between the two. Treadmills have been around forever (gratefully) but like all new things, the minute the elliptical hit the scene, it was all a...
🚨 #AFfamily, stop what you're doing! We promise, you do NOT want to miss this. 🚨
We've taken one of your favorite comfort dishes, and turned it into a better, more nutritious recipe—all thanks to one special ingredient. Find out what it is over on Coach. Care. Connect: https://bit.ly/2OsBWZr.
"Do I really need to warm-up before my workout?" The answer is: YES!
Not only does it help improve your fitness performance, but 5-10 minutes of stretching before exercise has shown to have both physical and mental benefits that go far beyond the purple turf. Need a few idea to get started? Head over to Coach. Care. Connect: https://bit.ly/373M9lJ.
Mornings can be hectic, but these Grab-and-Go Mini Quiches can help! Whip up a batch and store them in the fridge for an easy, nutritious breakfast all week long that you and your family will love!
Get the full recipe here: https://bit.ly/3u0SgkL.
Let’s be real: everyone craves sweets from time-to-time. And that’s OK! But it’s what we do with those cravings that matters.
Instead of making a full tray of cookies or pan of brownies, opt for one of these simple, single-serve recipes: https://bit.ly/3jtLizF. You’ll be less likely to over-indulge, plus you’ll save on the ingredients AND cooking/clean-up time. Win! 🙌
anytimefitness.com Single serve: It’s not just for coffee anymore! Instead of making an entire batch of cupcakes, satisfy your sugar cravings with 10 better-for-you single serve dessert recipes from around the web.
No matter your fitness goals, the Evolt 360º machine will help you reach them!
For AF member Jon S., he used the tool to understand his “weak areas” in hopes of achieving his goals in his next bodybuilding show—something he was never able to do before. And as an extra bonus, Jon found it to be a source of inspiration, too!
He says, “Unlike stepping on a scale, this tool can be a great motivator because you can really see your progress from month to month.” Read his full story here: https://bit.ly/2LmXxkT.
Get ready, #AFfamily, it’s… back day! 💪 (Yes, really.)
Having a strong back is 🔑key to taking your fitness performance to the next level, and it can also help improve posture and reduce back pain in your day-to-day life. So without further ado, meet the fitness machine that will have you making serious back gains in no time: the lat pulldown.
anytimefitness.com It’s safe to say the lat pulldown machine has a solid place in the gym equipment hall of fame. (If that actually existed.) This OG staple has been featured for decades in everything from big gyms to home gyms to hotel fitness rooms.
Let’s talk about asparagus! This popular vegetable is a nutritional powerhouse that is packed with essential minerals, nutrients and antioxidants that your body needs to continue to make healthy happen. And the best part? It tastes great!
For more reasons to incorporate asparagus into your diet, head over to Coach. Care. Connect: https://bit.ly/3tz1YdB.
So you’ve decided it’s time to commit to your fitness journey. Great job! We’re so proud of you. 💜
Chances are, you’re probably wondering what happens next. That’s why we’ve put together this simple guide that will help you put your best foot forward as you embark on your path to making healthy happen
anytimefitness.com Treadmill, rowing machine, elliptical, stair stepper, free weights, squat rack… the list goes on. In today’s fitness world, there’s no shortage of options to choose from when looking for ways to make healthy happen. And while having options and variety is great, many often feel overwhelmed whe...
Game day might look a little different this year, but no one says our appetizers need to! If you’re planning on watching the big game (or even if you’re not!), whip up a homemade bowl of this fresh 3-Bean Cowboy Caviar for a tasty game-time snack: https://bit.ly/3tc5dYy. Trust us, you’ll be glad you did!
Say it with us: “You don’t need to lift heavy weights to have a serious arm day in the gym.”
And we mean it! Now head over to Coach. Care. Connect for six exercises that will change the way you think about strength training. Let’s do it, #AFfamily! 💪🏼
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If you know us, you know what we say about the scale: FORGET IT! 🙅♀🙅♂
And AF members Jen and Adrian are a perfect example of why the scale can be a deceiving data point in your fitness journey. To see how the Evolt 360 machine has helped them both in their journey to making healthy happen, head over to Coach. Care. Connect: https://bit.ly/3ck3yKp.
Steel-cut and rolled oats are facing off head-to-head over on Coach. Care. Connect. Think you know which one will be crowned the champion? Check out this article to find out!
Are you team steel-cut or team rolled? Comment below!
anytimefitness.com Old-fashioned oats, instant, rolled, steel-cut, quick, müesli, ground, steamed, Scottish, Irish? What do they all mean? So many oats, so little time. Since many of our recipes feature this heart-healthy super grain, let’s break down all of our oat options. Steel-cut oats have been in the spotligh...
You've been thinking about incorporating yoga into your fitness routine, haven't you!? Well, you're in luck! Check out our roundup of the best everyone-can-do yoga poses that will have you nama-slaying in no time. 😉
anytimefitness.com Honestly. Truly. Yoga is for EVERYONE. So if something is holding you back, let’s check in about that. Feeling shy about how you’d stick out in a class of devotees? Worried your friends will point and laugh? Think you need at least one Sanskrit tattoo? Not true!
Is your cardio routine feeling a little uninspired? We think it's time to say goodbye to the treadmill or the bike and give the rower a try, instead! There are lots of reasons to love the rower (hi, low-impact cardio!), but our fave might be how seamlessly a rower sesh can fit into your workout routine. Head over to Coach. Care. Connect. and find out how to get rowing while you make healthy happen!
anytimefitness.com In and out of the gym, cardio work is a staple in most workout routines. Whether it is running, swimming, or any other form of cardio, everyone can agree on the positive effects of a consistent cardio routine. The list of benefits is lengthy but includes lower blood sugar levels, strengthens immune....
Who says you can't have pizza while trying to make healthy happen? Definitely not us! Especially thanks to this healthier twist on classic 'za. 😍
Head over to Coach. Care. Connect. for the full recipe: https://bit.ly/2KE4duz.
If you're getting tired of doing the same cardio workouts, this one's for you! We're bringing you a total-body Tabata workout that will have you building strength and burning calories in no time. Sayonara cardio machines!
anytimefitness.com Who’s ready to Tabata?! Wait. Are you familiar with Tabata workouts? A Tabata workout is a type of high-intensity interval training, or HIIT workout, that pairs bursts of high intensity followed by low intensity.
Goals are like snowflakes, each one is unique! We're sharing our favorite goal setting tips that will help you find success at each step in your journey.
anytimefitness.com Think about the last big goal that you have reached in your lifetime. It could be a promotion, a personal best, or even a task that you were proud to complete. Think of how hard you worked to get there and how rewarding it felt to literally or figuratively check off that box.
If you missed the viral TikTok, this is your chance to read the heartwarming story of two AF members who found competition and friendship on the purple turf. Grab a tissue (yes, it's a tear jerker!) and head over to Coach. Care. Connect to read about the special bond that formed between rivals, Megan and Bobby: https://bit.ly/3c5zSAC. #AFlove 💜
We’re obsessed with these banana pancakes, and we promise you and your family will be, too! They’re a healthier alternative to traditional flapjacks, with the same yummy, made-from-scratch taste—but without the mess! Get the full recipe here: https://bit.ly/3suncZK. 🍌🥞
Fact: foam rolling is one of the best ways to help your muscles recover and feel restored after a tough workout. (Science agrees!) But before you get rolling, check out this helpful how-to that will show you how to get the most out of your roll sesh!
anytimefitness.com Foam rolling is a popular, easy method of self-massage that can help with injury prevention, head and neck pain, and sore muscles. If you’ve ever visited a physical therapist, they likely recommended the practice for muscle soreness. However, they might not have told you an additional benefit: tha...
Making a grocery list before heading to the store doesn’t just save you time, it saves you money, too! Screenshot this list, then head over to Coach. Care. Connect for simple meal and snack ideas, plus helpful tips to keep your budget (and fitness journey) on track: https://bit.ly/35KZyyq. 🍎🍌🥬🍞🥩
Do you meal plan? Tell us in the comments!
A squat rack is just a squat rack to some, but not to AF Brodheadsville members Frank and Crystal! For them, it’s where they fell in love—and later tied the knot! Read the full story here: https://bit.ly/2LC61EX. 💍
We are so honored that we got to be a part of your special day, Frank and Crystal. Let’s show the newlyweds some #AFlove in the comments! 💜
If you’ve been thinking about incorporating strength training into your fitness routine but don’t know where to start, this guide is for you! First, head over to Coach. Care. Connect and then get ready to make some serious gains in the weight room. You got this! 💪🏼
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Skip the takeout and make this healthier twist on a Chinese cuisine favorite instead! In just minutes, you can serve up this delicious dish right from home: https://bit.ly/3hWS7ZL.
Try it with shrimp, or swap for your favorite protein instead! 🍤🍗🥩
The word “conditioning” has gotten a bad rap, and we’re here to change that!
…Starting right now with this full-body conditioning workout that anyone can do: https://bit.ly/35lx6mq. Ready, set, GO! 💪🏼
By now we’re sure you’ve heard about collagen, but if not, now you have! 😉
If you’re not sure what collagen is, or how to use it, head over to Coach. Care. Connect to find out what this protein-packed supplement is all about. You’ll thank us later!
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Ready to have a serious leg day in the gym, but not sure where to start? You’re not alone, which is why we put together this helpful guide that will introduce you to just a few of our favorite leg machines. Let’s get to it, #AFfamily! 💪🏼
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Say goodbye to boring salads and hello to this delish Cilantro-Lime Chopped Chicken Salad! You'll seriously put this recipe on major repeat after giving it a try. Don't say we didn't warn you!
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No, this isn't another Whole30. We promise! This clean eating challenge is less about restriction and more about creating healthy relationships with our eating habits that will last far beyond the 30 days. If you're looking for a kickstart to your 2021 goals, head over to Coach. Care. Connect. for all the info! 💜
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Peanut butter lovers, this one is for YOU! 🥜 Simple to make, delicious to eat and easy to store for your next sweet-tooth-induced craving, these energy balls are the perfect bite-sized snack that will keep you full (thanks to the protein powder and peanut butter) until your next meal. https://bit.ly/2WZohu2
From bananas to protein shakes and (almost) everything in between, we're filling you in on all the foods that make the best pre-workout options to give a majot boost to your workouts. Head to Coach. Care. Connect. to learn what to eat and when to eat it before you hit the purple turf! 🍎🥑🍌🍊 https://bit.ly/38Tv5Pt
Repeat after us, "I will never skip my warm-up!"
It may seem like a waste of time, but trust us, warming up is crucial to your success on (and off!) the purple turf. If you make any resolutions this year, make warm-ups a priority before every workout you do!
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Happy New Year #AFfamily! Are you new to the gym? First off, welcome! We're so happy you're here. If you're looking for a good place to start in your fitness journey, this article can help you as you find your way: https://bit.ly/3mGChmJ. 💜
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