How Lindsay lost 61 lbs and changed her life!

How to Lose 61 lbs and 6 dress sizes in 6 months ore less

 

How to Lose 61 lbs and 6 dress sizes in 6 months ore less.  Lindsay joined FitWorkz 24 hour hybrid training gym in DeKalb and for 6 months she did what most gym members do.

Get 3 Months of Lindsays Program here.  Part of her program is below but the link to the left gets 3 months of everything you need to lose weight.

For 6 months (December to May) Lindsay did the following:

 

Workout 6-7 Days per week

1 Hour of Cardio per day

15 Minutes of machines weights

 

She was also taking a low fat and lower calorie approach to food. There is no questions Lindsay was working hard and doing so consistently. For her efforts she managed to get the scale to budge all of about 4 pounds.

 

For the next 6 months (June until January) she did the following:

 

Eat by Color approach to nutrition

Resistance training 3 days a week for 40-45 minutes

HIIT Cardio 15-20 minutes after resistance training 3 days per week

 

Lindsay’s Eat by Color Nutrition program is below.

Get 3 Months of Lindsay’s Program Here.

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Here is one of the program’s Lindsay used to lose 61 lbs.

 

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Here is Lindsay’s HIIT Cardio program

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Get 3 Months of Lindsay’s Program here.

 

FitWorkz is the largest 24 hour training facility in DeKalb. FitWorkz offers 15,000 of exercise equipment and space. There is never a wait for equipment and plenty of parking. Being open 24 hours 7 days a week allows members to train when their time allows.

 

FitWorkz is a hybrid training gym offering cardio, machines, and free weights including 4 sets of dumbells, squat racks and more! Plus there is over 3,000 square feet of functional training space offering bumper plates, Rogue rack, tires, kettlebells, TRX and MORE!

 

Eat by Color nutrition is not a diet and teaches interested members how to make better food choices. There is no counting calories, points, macros or anything else with Eat by Color. Get your copy of Eat by Color on Amazon Today!

 

Get access to training and coaching for as little as $8 a workout or less. Many training membership options are available.

 

Subscribe to this channel and take advantage of the more than 1,500 videos on nutrition, exercise, motivation and more!

 

#FitWorkzDeKalb #EatbyColor FitWorkz.com EatbyColor.com

 

 
Ray Binkowski is the Owner of Fitworkz, DeKalb, a 24 hour hybrid fitness training center, author of several fitness and health books and the producer and host of the OCB Midwest States bodybuilding and fitness competition.  Most importantly to us, he is an expert on functional fitness that has consulted military, law enforcement, tactical entities, professional athletes and people from all walks of life to optimizing their physical readiness and capabilities.  He holds a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering from Northern Illinois University and various fitness certifications.

Workout Wednesday… How to Functional Workouts You have Never Tried

Workout Wednesday… How to Functional Workouts You have Never Tried

Workout Wednesday… How to Functional Workouts You have Never Tried

 

Looking for something different give this a try.

 

If you are unsure of how to do something in the program below search our youtube channel for a demo video.

Youtube.com/fitworkzdekalb

 

Dynamic Warm Up

Weaving Sled Push  

Kettlebell Pistol Front Raise

Single Leg Wall Sit    

Bosu Ball Goblet Squat        

Bent Over Dumbbell Row   

DB Close Grip Floor Press    

Med Ball Push Ups

Metabolic

 

Complete each exercise for 30 seconds then move on to the next exercise in the list.

 

Rest 1 Minute

 

Repeat two more times.

 

Russian Twist           

Single Leg Plank       

Side Plank Reach

 

Complete each exercise for 30 seconds then move on to the next exercise in the list.

 

Rest 1 Minute

 

Repeat two more times.

 

Kettlebell or Dumbell Heavy Carry

 

Carry for 1 Minute, Change Arms, Repeat 2 more times.

 

FitWorkz is the largest 24 hour training facility in DeKalb. FitWorkz offers 15,000 of exercise equipment and space. There is never a wait for equipment and plenty of parking. Being open 24 hours 7 days a week allows members to train when their time allows.

 

FitWorkz is a hybrid training gym offering cardio, machines, and free weights including 4 sets of dumbells, squat racks and more! Plus there is over 3,000 square feet of functional training space offering bumper plates, Rogue rack, tires, kettlebells, TRX and MORE!

 

Eat by Color nutrition is not a diet and teaches interested members how to make better food choices. There is no counting calories, points, macros or anything else with Eat by Color. Get your copy of Eat by Color on Amazon Today!

 

Get access to training and coaching for as little as $8 a workout or less. Many training membership options are available.

 

Subscribe to this channel and take advantage of the more than 1,500 videos on nutrition, exercise, motivation and more!

 

#FitWorkzDeKalb #EatbyColor FitWorkz.com EatbyColor.com

 

 

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Ray Binkowski is the Owner of Fitworkz, DeKalb, a 24 hour hybrid fitness training center, author of several fitness and health books and the producer and host of the OCB Midwest States bodybuilding and fitness competition.  Most importantly to us, he is an expert on functional fitness that has consulted military, law enforcement, tactical entities, professional athletes and people from all walks of life to optimizing their physical readiness and capabilities.  He holds a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering from Northern Illinois University and various fitness certifications.  He is also a husband, father and loyal dog owner who does not appreciate clowns. 

 

 

 

 

 

How to Kick Start Your Health, Wellness and Weightloss with those Ten Simple Steps

Kick Start Your Health, Wellness, and Weightloss with these Ten Simple Steps

Excerpt from the book Exercise Galore, The Beginners Guide to Weight Training.

There is a great deal of information in this book on exercise. Over one hundred exercises, explanations, pictures, and videos demonstrations. There are results producing training programs in the Appendix. Everything you need to reach your goals and create a lifestyle of health, wellness, and weightloss. Unfortunately, this book will do nothing for you if you do not execute. In other words you have to take action to make it happen.

Action starts with a goal and reason. There is no skipping this step. Check out the action plan or steps below to jump-start the process.

  1. Find Your Reason, there has to be a WHY
  2. Set a Goal and Write it Down
  3. Get a Plan, “Eat by Color”
  4. Make Sure you Can Execute the Plan for the Rest of Your Life
  5. Tell the World, Leverage the Power of Social Media
  6. Join a Group, Again Leverage the Power of Social Media
  7. Accomplish a Big Change by Slowly Adding up Small Changes
  8. Resistance Training is a Must, 2-3 Hours a Week of the RIGHT Training will do
  9. You Probably Don’t Need Cardio, Seriously You Don’t
  10. If You have been Successful at Something in Your Life, Retrace Your Steps and Apply to your Health, Wellness, and Weighloss and you will Find Success

Raymond M. Binkowski is the author of Eat by Color, Get Fit and Live Healthy, and Exercise Galore. He has lost over 60 pounds and kept it off for over 15 years. Ray is a coach and trainer and owns FitWorkz Hybrid training 24 Hour gym in DeKalb.

FitWorkz is the largest 24 hour training facility in DeKalb. FitWorkz offers 15,000 of exercise equipment and space. There is never a wait for equipment and plenty of parking. Being open 24 hours 7 days a week allows members to train when their time allows.

FitWorkz is a hybrid training gym offering cardio, machines, and free weights including 4 sets of dumbells, squat racks and more! Plus there is over 3,000 square feet of functional training space offering bumper plates, Rogue rack, tires, kettlebells, TRX and MORE!

Eat by Color nutritional programming is not a diet and teaches interested members how to make better food choices. There is no counting calories, points, macros or anything else with Eat by Color.

Get access to training and coaching for as little as $8 a workout or less. Many training membership options are available.

Subscribe to this channel and take advantage of the more than 1,400 videos on nutrition, exercise, motivation and more!

@EatbyColor @FitWorkzDeKalb #FitWorkzDeKalb #EatbyColor

[Secret] Hack to Keto, Macros and Eat by Color!

[Secret] Hack to Keto, Macros and Eat by Color!

Most if not every approach to nutrition works if followed. There is the secret if there is one. Follow keto, macros, or Eat by Color. You have to follow the plan/diet/parameters or whatever it may be with the food plan. If you don’t there is not chance it will work. Calories matter. Every approach to eating to lose weight will in some way control the calories consumed. If you over eat calories the plan is not going to work.

 

Now the next question quickly becomes can I do this forever. If the answer is no, well you have a diet and a short term quick fix.

 

FitWorkz is the largest 24 hour training facility in DeKalb. FitWorkz offers 15,000 of exercise equipment and space. There is never a wait for equipment and plenty of parking. Being open 24 hours 7 days a week allows members to train when their time allows.

 

FitWorkz is a hybrid training gym offering cardio, machines, and free weights including 4 sets of dumbells, squat racks and more! Plus there is over 3,000 square feet of functional training space offering bumper plates, Rogue rack, tires, kettlebells, TRX and MORE!

 

Eat by Color nutritional is not a diet and teaches interested members how to make better food choices. There is no counting calories, points, macros or anything else with Eat by Color.

 

Get access to training and coaching for as little as $8 a workout or less. Many training membership options are available.

 

Subscribe to this channel and take advantage of the more than 1,300 videos on nutrition, exercise, motivation and more!

 

@EatbyColor @FitWorkzDeKalb #FitWorkzDeKalb #EatbyColor #ProudlyDeKalb

Fall Favorites made Better! Trainer vs. Dietician.

Fall Favorites made Better! Trainer vs. Dietician.

Fall Favorites made Better. Trainer Ray Binkowski of Eat by Color and FitWorkz and Lisa Brandt RD of Hy-Vee pic their top 3 fall foods.

 

Lisa’s 3 Fall Pics

Protein Box

Pears

Butternut Squash

 

Ray’s 3 Fall Pics

Canned Pumpkin

Hobgoblin Grapes

Sweet Potatos

 

Check out the video and learn the benefits of each and how to make some great tasting fall favorites with them.

 

https://youtu.be/nxfawz0I4cE

 

 

 

FitWorkz is the largest 24 hour training facility in DeKalb. FitWorkz offers 15,000 of exercise equipment and space. There is never a wait for equipment and plenty of parking. Being open 24 hours 7 days a week allows members to train when their time allows.

 

FitWorkz is a hybrid training gym offering cardio, machines, and free weights including 4 sets of dumbells, squat racks and more! Plus there is over 3,000 square feet of functional training space offering bumper plates, Rogue rack, tires, kettlebells, TRX and MORE!

 

Eat by Color nutritional is not a diet and teaches interested members how to make better food choices. There is no counting calories, points, macros or anything else with Eat by Color.

 

Get access to training and coaching for as little as $8 a workout or less. Many training membership options are available.

 

Subscribe to this channel and take advantage of the more than 1,300 videos on nutrition, exercise, motivation and more!

 

@EatbyColor @FitWorkzDeKalb #FitWorkzDeKalb #EatbyColor #ProudlyDeKalb

How to Track Your Eat by Color Progress with the My Fitness Pal App

How to Track Your Eat by Color Progress with the My Fitness Pal App

 

 

How to Track Your Eat by Color Progress with the My Fitness Pal App and staying on track and reaching your goals easy. On your mobile device install the My Fitness Pal App. There is a premium version but the free version will do almost everything you need it to do. If you are one of our Eat by Color clients using our training app the free app is more than adequate.

 

The app will set daily calories, protein, carbohydrate and fat but you are going to need to change them to meet your goals.   This is pretty easy and covered in the video above. The app will also increase calories based on activity levels… DO NOT eat more just because you exercised. Shoot for the same caloric total daily.

 

Raymond M. Binkowski is the author of Eat by Color, Get Fit and Live Healthy, and Exercise Galore. He has lost over 60 pounds and kept it off for over 15 years. Ray is a coach and trainer and owns FitWorkz Hybrid training 24 Hour gym in DeKalb.

 

FitWorkz is the largest 24 hour training facility in DeKalb. FitWorkz offers 15,000 of exercise equipment and space. There is never a wait for equipment and plenty of parking. Being open 24 hours 7 days a week allows members to train when their time allows.

 

FitWorkz is a hybrid training gym offering cardio, machines, and free weights including 4 sets of dumbells, squat racks and more! Plus there is over 3,000 square feet of functional training space offering bumper plates, Rogue rack, tires, kettlebells, TRX and MORE!

 

Eat by Color nutritional is not a diet and teaches interested members how to make better food choices. There is no counting calories, points, macros or anything else with Eat by Color.

 

Get access to training and coaching for as little as $8 a workout or less. Many training membership options are available.

 

Subscribe to this channel and take advantage of the more than 1,300 videos on nutrition, exercise, motivation and more!

 

@EatbyColor @FitWorkzDeKalb #FitWorkzDeKalb #EatbyColor #ProudlyDeKalb

Eat by Color Integration of Training and My Fitness Pal Apps

Eat by Color Integration of Training and My Fitness Pal Apps

 

 

Eat by Color Integration of Training and My Fitness Pal Apps makes reaching your goals fast and easy. The Eat by Color Training app allows you to track your nutrition and measure progress with exercise all in one spot. Set goals, hit PR’s and allow your Eat by Color coach and trainer to see what you are doing. Your Calories, Protein, Carbs and Fat will be at the top of the nutrition section of the Eat by Color training app.

 

Integration of the Eat by Color Training app with My Fitness Pal is easy. It is a matter of allowing access on your mobile device. Check out the video above.

 

If you do not have My Fitness Pal on your mobile device watch the video at the link below.

 

 

Tracking Your Eat by Color Progress with the My Fitness Pal App makes staying on track and reaching your goals easy. On your mobile device install the My Fitness Pal App. There is a premium version but the free version will do almost everything you need it to do. If you are one of our Eat by Color clients using our training app the free app is more than adequate.

 

The app will set daily calories, protein, carbohydrate and fat but you are going to need to change them to meet your goals.   This is pretty easy and covered in the video above. The app will also increase calories based on activity levels… DO NOT eat more just because you exercised. Shoot for the same caloric total daily.

 

Raymond M. Binkowski is the author of Eat by Color, Get Fit and Live Healthy, and Exercise Galore. He has lost over 60 pounds and kept it off for over 15 years. Ray is a coach and trainer and owns FitWorkz Hybrid training 24 Hour gym in DeKalb.

 

FitWorkz is the largest 24 hour training facility in DeKalb. FitWorkz offers 15,000 of exercise equipment and space. There is never a wait for equipment and plenty of parking. Being open 24 hours 7 days a week allows members to train when their time allows.

 

FitWorkz is a hybrid training gym offering cardio, machines, and free weights including 4 sets of dumbells, squat racks and more! Plus there is over 3,000 square feet of functional training space offering bumper plates, Rogue rack, tires, kettlebells, TRX and MORE!

 

Eat by Color nutritional is not a diet and teaches interested members how to make better food choices. There is no counting calories, points, macros or anything else with Eat by Color.

 

Get access to training and coaching for as little as $8 a workout or less. Many training membership options are available.

 

Subscribe to this channel and take advantage of the more than 1,300 videos on nutrition, exercise, motivation and more!

 

@EatbyColor @FitWorkzDeKalb #FitWorkzDeKalb #EatbyColor #ProudlyDeKalb

Secret Eating Right While Surviving the Chaos of Back to School

 

 

Secret Eating Right While Surviving the Chaos of Back to School 

Secret Eating Right While Surviving the Chaos of Back to School.  Planning and prepping meals in advance will determine if you can eat right with the chaos of the start of the school year.   Worth restating. Planning and prepping meals in advance will determine if you can eat right with the chaos of the start of the school year.   Spend the time and create a weekly or monthly family food menu. From the menu create your grocery list. Then spend one day to prep the meals for a few days. Most will find it easiest to prep for a minimum of Monday-Friday. This will make life easy, allow you to eat right and you will be surprised to find you will spend less on food.

One way to engage the kids in the prep process is to create a food bar. On the bar you have sections of Treats, Grains, Vegetables, Grains and Proteins. Each kid or family member pics one pre packed item from each group for each day of the week. (we stole this idea from eatingwell.com) Get creative and color code each family members snack and meal containers. There really are no rules and the only limit is your imagination. You can even pre make breakfast. Then every night prep dinner and maybe a snack before bed. This will save lots of time cooking and shopping during the week and will keep you from eating out (cost savings and healthier.)

**TOP Secret** Get your family to eat those vegetables.  Combine onion soup mix or ranch dip powder to plain Greek yogurt. Use this as a dip for your vegetables. This is a great way to get kids to eat more vegetables, up the protein of a meal, and reap the benefits of yogurt.

Proteins:

  • Cheese sticks
  • Yogurt cups
  • Deli meat
  • Hard-boiled eggs
  • Hummus
  • Nut or seed butter
  • Edamame pods

Grains:

  • Whole-wheat pita triangles
  • Whole-grain crackers
  • Whole-wheat tortilla
  • Whole-wheat pasta salad
  • Cooked brown rice

Fruits:

  • Unsweetened applesauce cups or pouches with no added sugar, such as as Mott’s® Unsweetened Applesauce
  • Bananas, small or cut in half
  • Grapes, cut in half lengthwise
  • Berries
  • Clementines
  • Pears

Vegetables:

  • Baby carrots
  • Celery sticks
  • Cherry tomatoes
  • Bell pepper strips
  • Cucumber slices
  • Snap peas
  • Frozen peas, thawed or frozen
  • Frozen corn, thawed or frozen

Treats:

  • Tortilla chips
  • Air-popped popcorn
  • Dark chocolate squares
  • Cookies
  • Pretzels
  • Dried fruit
  • Granola bars
  • Graham crackers

FitWorkz is the largest 24 hour training facility in DeKalb. FitWorkz offers 15,000 of exercise equipment and space. There is never a wait for equipment and plenty of parking. Being open 24 hours 7 days a week allows members to train when their time allows.

FitWorkz is a hybrid training gym offering cardio, machines, and free weights including 4 sets of dumbells, squat racks and more! Plus there is over 3,000 square feet of functional training space offering bumper plates, Rogue rack, tires, kettlebells, TRX and MORE!

Eat by Color nutritional is not a diet and teaches interested members how to make better food choices. There is no counting calories, points, macros or anything else with Eat by Color.

Get access to training and coaching for as little as $8 a workout or less. Many training membership options are available.Over 1,400 videos on Nutrition, Exercise, Supplements, Healthy Wellness and more Youtube.com/FitWorkzDeKalb!

@EatbyColor @FitWorkzDeKalb #FitWorkzDeKalb #EatbyColor @LisaBrandt63 @SycamoreHV

Functional Training at Home with No Equipment

Functional Training at Home with No Equipment

Functional training at home with no equipment programs allow you to supplement your gym or box training on days you are pressed for time or can’t get out for a workout. Most of us have started out exercising like a bodybuilder. There is nothing wrong training this way but for most it is not congruent with goals and does not fit the available time to exercise. With functional training you can accomplish more with less time training. Plus many of the movement patterns (exercises) have a greater crossover to daily activities. In addition, functional training improves balance, coordination, mobility and flexibility. With an old school bodybuilding type workout each would require another workout.

Get the Functional Training at Home with No Equipment Workout Here

Complete Workout 1 and Workout 2 1-2 times per week. Complete GPP and Core 1 or Core 2 after each workout.

FitWorkz is the largest 24 hour training facility in DeKalb. FitWorkz offers 15,000 of exercise equipment and space. There is never a wait for equipment and plenty of parking. Being open 24 hours 7 days a week allows members to train when their time allows.

FitWorkz is a hybrid training gym offering cardio, machines, and free weights including 4 sets of dumbells, squat racks and more! Plus there is over 3,000 square feet of functional training space offering bumper plates, Rogue rack, tires, kettlebells, TRX and MORE!

Eat by Color nutritional is not a diet and teaches interested members how to make better food choices. There is no counting calories, points, macros or anything else with Eat by Color.

Get access to training and coaching for as little as $8 a workout or less. Many training membership options are available.

Subscribe to this channel and take advantage of the more than 1,300 videos on nutrition, exercise, motivation and more!

@EatbyColor @FitWorkzDeKalb #FitWorkzDeKalb #EatbyColor

Easy Way to Add Vegetables to Your Grilled Meal!

Easy Way to Add Vegetables to Your Grilled Meal! . Simply easy things to do with vegetables this grilling season. Take the your vegetables outside and put them on the grill to. Even fruit goes great on the grill. Check out the video of Lisa Brandt RD and Ray Binkowski Author/Trainer in this video from the Hy-Vee in Sycamore for some easy grilling ideas to try today.

More great info and recipes Get fast easy recipes like this here http://bit.ly/2rgHXZi

FitWorkz is the largest 24 hour training facility in DeKalb. FitWorkz offers 15,000 of exercise equipment and space. There is never a wait for equipment and plenty of parking. Being open 24 hours 7 days a week allows members to train when their time allows.

FitWorkz is a hybrid training gym offering cardio, machines, and free weights including 4 sets of dumbells, squat racks and more! Plus there is over 3,000 square feet of functional training space offering bumper plates, Rogue rack, tires, kettlebells, TRX and MORE!

Eat by Color nutritional is not a diet and teaches interested members how to make better food choices. There is no counting calories, points, macros or anything else with Eat by Color.

Get access to training and coaching for as little as $8 a workout or less. Many training membership options are available.

Subscribe to this channel and take advantage of the more than 1,300 videos on nutrition, exercise, motivation and more!

@EatbyColor @FitWorkzDeKalb #FitWorkzDeKalb #EatbyColor #ProudlyDeKalb