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  • 5 Nutrition Tips for The Holidays!

    5 Nutrition Tips for The Holidays!

    5 Nutrition Tips for The Holidays! The holidays are here! With Thanksgiving coming up and Christmas and New Years just around the corner, there is plenty to be excited for- seeing friends and family, exchanging gifts, traveling, and of course, food! Whether you are new to your health journey or have been at this for years, holidays can be difficult to navigate. Here are 5 tips you can use at your next holiday meal to make it a little bit healthier. If you are attending a holiday party, offer to bring a healthy dish. This time of year is well-known for the more indulgent food choices. If you are invited to a gathering, speak to the host and offer to bring a healthier dish to ....

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  • Restaurant Hacks

    Restaurant Hacks

    Restaurant Hacks “What do I do when I don’t have control over my food choices?” That is the #1 question asked when referring to dining out. The problem is that, in many cases, we get to the restaurant feeling ravenous because we waited too long to eat. In some situations, people “save up” their calories to be able to dine out. Take a moment to think about a time when you went out to eat and were hungry… Did you find yourself NEEDING an appetizer, then a salad, and your entree? Maybe you even ordered a glass of alcohol or possibly a dessert. The FDA recommends on average that we consume about 2,000 calories a day (we know this actually ....

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  • Pumpkin Chai Smoothie

    Pumpkin Chai Smoothie

    Pumpkin Chai Smoothie Prep Time: 10 Minutes Total Time: 10 Minutes Servings: 2 Author: Uproot Kitchen Ingredients: 1 frozen banana 1/2 cup pumpkin puree 6 ounces vanilla yogurt 1/4 cup vanilla almond milk 1/4 cup chai tea concentrate 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon 4 ice cubes Instructions: 1. Combine all ingredients in a blender and blend until smooth. Add additional liquid for a thinner smoothie. Enjoy! Notes: Be sure o use pumpkin puree, not pumpkin pie filling which contains added sugar! Instead of tai tea concentrate, you can add the following spices to taste: ginger, allspice, nutmeg, cloves, cardamom, and cinnamon. ....

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  • Practicing Good Form with Coach Nicole

    Practicing Good Form with Coach Nicole

    Practicing Good Form with Coach Nicole Hey SIN Family! It's Coach Nicole and I'm here to go through some exercises and share steps to maintaining good form as well as share some common mistakes so you know what to look out for. Making sure you have good form when working out helps maximize the movement as well as prevent injury. Be on the lookout on instructional good form demo videos on our SIN Fitness social media and Vimeo. 1. Goblet Squat The Goblet Squat is a great exercise for targeting the quads, glutes, adductors and the core. How to with good form: Take a weight (typically a kettlebell or a dumbbell), hold it high to your chest. Keep your ....

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  • Healthy Lunch Tips (for Kids and Adults)

    Healthy Lunch Tips (for Kids and Adults)

    Healthy Lunch Pairings (for Kids and Adults) School is back in session! We've got some tips and tricks for healthy lunches that will please even the pickiest of eaters. Both healthy and delicious? It's a win-win! Feeling frustrated over what you are putting into your body and planning your meals is more common than you think. Instead of putting so much pressure on yourself to be the "perfect" eater, try keeping things basic. When planning your lunch or your child's lunch, think about choosing whole food options and including a source from each of the following categories: Protein Veggies Fruit Fat Tuna Celery Apple ....

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  • Single Serving Apple Pie Overnight Oats

    Single Serving Apple Pie Overnight Oats

    Single Serving Apple Pie Overnight Oats Prep Time: 15 Minutes Total Time: 15 Minutes Servings: 1 Author: Uproot Kitchen Ingredients: 1/2 cup old fashioned oatmeal 1/2 cup milk of choice 2 tablespoons plain yogurt 1 teaspoon honey 1/2 small apple, chopped 1/8 teaspoon ground cinnamon 1/4 teaspoon vanilla extract Instructions: 1. In a bowl, combine all ingredients by stirring well. Refrigerate for 5 hours or overnight in a sealed container. 2. When ready to enjoy, you can add optional garnishes of your choice: additional milk to adjust consistency , chopped apples, granola, walnuts, cinnamon. 3. Enjoy! Pro ....

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  • Spicy Peanut Zucchini Noodle Salad

    Spicy Peanut Zucchini Noodle Salad

    Spicy Peanut Zucchini Noodle Salad Prep Time: 15 Minutes Total Time: 15 Minutes Servings: 2 Author: Uproot Kitchen Ingredients: 2 medium zucchini, spiralized 2 large carrots, spiralized 1 cup sliced red cabbage 1/2 cup peanut sauce 2 tablespoons hot water 1/2 cup shelled edamame (soybeans) Garnish with peanuts, sesame seeds, sriracha Instructions: 1. Into a large bowl, spiralize the zucchini and carrots. Add sliced red cabbage. 2. Mix the peanut sauce with the hot water to loosen and warm the sauce a bit. The sauce may seem thick but the vegetable noodles release water so not add more than 2 tablespoons of water. Pour ....

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  • Molly Bears—Check-In For Charity

    Molly Bears—Check-In For Charity

    Molly Bears—Check In For Charity The Check in for Charity for September/October is Molly Bears. October is pregnancy and infant loss awareness month. The charity Molly Bears creates personalized teddy bears in the exact weight of a child lost to miscarriage or stillbirth or other tragic deaths up to 12 months and gifts them to the parents. We are so thankful to be able to give back to this incredible charity that means so much to our SIN members. Curt and Sarah Jensen have personally felt the support from Molly Bears because they lost their first daughter to still birth at 38 weeks gestation. Sarah will never forget the overwhelming emotion she felt when she held her ....

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  • Nutrition Myths

    Nutrition Myths

    Nutrition Myths Are you confused when it comes to nutrition advice and tips? You’re not alone. When researching nutrition tips on Instagram there are 1.6 million posts under one of many hashtags! On Google you will get you over 2.9 billion results! So, we’re going to clear up the confusion around these top 5 basic nutrition myths. #1-Fruit Has Too Much Sugar! · While fruit does contain sugar, it is also considered a whole food which doesn’t contain as much fructose as processed options. Fruit also hydrates, can be slower digesting, and can contain fiber. The benefits of eating fruit surpass those of the more processed lower sugar ....

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  • Egg Roll in a Bowl

    Egg Roll in a Bowl

    Egg Roll in a Bowl Ingredients: 1 pound 90%/10% lean ground turkey 16-ounce bag cabbage mix 1/4 cup coconut aminos This recipe is low carbohydrate, so if you're looking to add some starch to your meal, try some brown rice or roasted sweet potato. Or if you want some extra protein, adding some grilled shrimp is a great add in option. Directions: Cook the ground turkey and drain it (chop the turkey up in little pieces with your spatula) Add in the cabbage and let simmer for 5 minutes Add in ¼ cup coconut aminos. Enjoy! This recipe makes three services so you can share with family or save the leftovers for lunch! ....

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