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Friday, February 26, 2010

Women's Bench Press Club has a New Member




The Women's Bench Press has a new member. Robbin bench pressed 125lbs today and became the 8th member of the club. She just got in the kettlebell club recently so this is her second
T-shirt. Great Job Robbin!
Member's Roster
1. APRIL
2. LEAH
3. MIRIAM
4. KARA
5. CAROLINE
6. LATONYA
7. MEGAN
8. ROBBIN
Eric

Smith Bootcamp February 2010 Results







Great Job Everyone!
Eric

Wednesday, February 17, 2010

Outrageous Protein Dessert Recipe (Easy)



Jayson Hunter of Prograde Nutrition - of which I'm a proud partner - has done it again.

Check out this Peanut Butter Protein Bar Dessert recipe he just shared with me.



And remember, Prograde is also celebrating President's Day this entire week by offering a $15 savings on any Prograde Protein purchases! Just click on the link above for all the juicy details on the sale.


Yours in health,

Eric



PS - In case you missed it on Monday, here is a delicious Protein Ice Cream recipe from Jayson also. http://dempseysresolution.getprograde.com/protein-recipe-1.html

Tuesday, February 16, 2010

The Women's Kettlebell Club Grows

Today, Laura has joined the kettlebell club. She executed a good double kettelbell squat to overhead press with 45lbs in each hand, after cleaning them up individually from the floor. Great Job Laura!!!

So the roster now has three:

1. Kara

2. Robbin

3. Laura

Eric
Dempsey's Resolution Fitness

Friday, February 12, 2010

Women's Kettlebell Club


The Women's Kettlebell Club has a new member. Robbin joined the club this week by performing a one rep max double kettlebell squat to overhead press with 45lb kettlebells. Great work Robbin! This club is very exclusive as there are not many women who can perform this exercise with 45lbs in each hand. It is a true testament of strength and conditioning.
So the current member roster is:
Kara
Robbin
Who is next to join this exclusive club? The kettlebells are waiting to test you.
Eric

Saturday, February 6, 2010

Dangers of High Fructose Corn Syrup Revisited

We have all seen the TV commercials saying that High Fructose Corn Syrup isn't bad for you and it's natural-it comes from corn right? Well don't believe it for a second. It's not good for you at all and it's found in damn near everything we eat or drink. Read your food labels and avoid it in any quantity.

Some of the reported effects of ingesting too much High Fructose Corn Syrup (HFCS) include:

obesity

mineral losses

elevated blood cholesterol levels

copper deficiency

creation of blood clots

increase in the concentration of uric acid

increased the number of free radicals, damaged molecules that contribute to cancer and aging

Almost half of tested samples of commercial high-fructose corn syrup (HFCS) contained mercury, which was also found in nearly a third of 55 popular brand-name food and beverage products where HFCS is the first- or second-highest labeled ingredient, according to two new U.S. studies.

The list goes on and on but I hope you get the idea. Stay away from HFCS and watch what your kids eat and drink for their sake.

The links below provide some alarming yet interesting reading about HFCS. KNOWLEDGE IS POWER. Read and learn.

http://www.westonaprice.org/The-Double-Danger-of-High-Fructose-Corn-Syrup.html

http://healthmad.com/nutrition/dangers-of-high-fructose-corn-syrup/

http://www.thenutritionreporter.com/fructose_dangers.html

http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2009/01/26/AR2009012601831.html

Eric
Dempsey's Resolution Fitness

Friday, February 5, 2010

The Dark Side of Super Bowl Sunday

Whether or not you're a football fan there is a very good chance you'll be heading to a Super Bowl party this Sunday.

And as you are fully aware, these parties can be VERY hazardous to your waistline. But hey, it's not hard to keep the pounds from packing on while watching (or ignoring) the Colts vs. the Saints.

Here are three Super Simple tips to keep you slim this Sunday:

1) Take a 15 minute walk during halftime to stimulate your metabolism and improve digestion

2) Limit alcohol consumption. Not only are these "empty calories", but they also cause you to make poor food choices. And if you're hungover on Monday, well, you'll make poor food choices the day after the game, too!

3) Sure, you can enjoy some of your favorite "guilty pleasures" but you MUST avoid hanging around the snack table nibbling on everything in site.

BONUS TIP: Oftentimes when we feel hungry it is our body craving the proper nutrients it needs to be fueled with. That's a great reason to take a Whole Foods based multi-vitamin like Prograde Nutrition's VGF 25+ http://dempseysresolution.getprograde.com/vgfwomen OR http://dempseysresolution.getprograde.com/vgfmen

Have a great weekend,

Eric
Dempsey's Resolution Fitness

Thursday, February 4, 2010

No Pink Dumbbells and Step Classes Here


Today, Megan became the 7th member of the exclusive women's bench press club by bench pressing 125lbs. She also pulled off 250lbs on the shrug machine deadlift. Not bad for her first bench press session with me.

Women’s
125lb Bench Press Club
Members Roster

1. APRIL
2. LEAH
3. MIRIAM
4. KARA
5. CAROLINE
6. LATONYA
7. MEGAN

If you want to be part of this exclusive group of strong and empowered women, let me know.

Eric
Dempsey's Resolution Fitness

Tuesday, February 2, 2010

Meal of the Week: Pork Loin and Veggies


Roasted Pork Loin, red onions, green beans and red bell peppers coated with olive oil.
Another tasty meal by Lisa- Thanks!
Eric

Monday, February 1, 2010

January Bootcamp Results at Smith Fitness Center









January class was a great class. Everyone did great. Greatest amount of fat loss in the class was from Karen with 8.7% body fat loss in one month.
Eric