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BodyFit is a full-service, fitness center, serving Carlinville, Illinois. Come in and enjoy our line-up of fitness classes, free-weights, cardiovascular equipment and staffed day care. Our instructors hold certifications in personal training and a variety of popular classes including: TRX, RIPPED, SPINNING, ZUMBA and more. BodyFit is committed to our member's well-being and takes pride in helping them reach their fitness goals.
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NutritionAlmond-Crusted Chicken Fingers

INGREDIENTS: Canola oil cooking spray, 1/2 cup sliced almonds, 1/4 cup whole-wheat flour, 1 1/2 teaspoons paprika, 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder, 1/2 teaspoon dry mustard, 1/4 teaspoon salt, 1/8 teaspoon freshly ground pepper, 1 1/2 teaspoons extra-virgin olive oil, 4 large egg whites, 1 pound chicken tenders, (see Ingredient Note)

DIRECTIONS: Step 1 Preheat oven to 475°F. Line a baking sheet with foil. Set a wire rack on the baking sheet and coat it with cooking spray. Step 2 Place almonds, flour, paprika, garlic powder, dry mustard, salt and pepper in a food processor; process until the almonds are finely chopped and the paprika is mixed throughout, about 1 minute. With the motor running, drizzle in oil; process until combined. Transfer the mixture to a shallow dish. Step 3 Whisk egg whites in a second shallow dish. Add chicken tenders and turn to coat. Transfer each tender to the almond mixture; turn to coat evenly. (Discard any remaining egg white and almond mixture.) Place the tenders on the prepared rack and coat with cooking spray; turn and spray the other side. Step 4 Bake the chicken fingers until golden brown, crispy and no longer pink in the center, 20 to 25 minutes.

Ingredient note: Chicken tenders, virtually fat-free, are a strip of rib meat typically found attached to the underside of the chicken breast, but they can also be purchased separately. Four 1-ounce tenders will yield a 3-ounce cooked portion. Tenders are perfect for quick stir-fries, chicken satay or kid-friendly breaded "chicken fingers."

Member SpotlightI love coming to BodyFit. I especially enjoy the classes. All the instructors are very friendly and helpful. They make staying healthy and strong fun.- Marilyn Wilkens

It's Not Sugar You Need, It's Protein

Karen GeninattiMany people think that when they get that mid day slump they need sugar to get them up and going. Well, it's not sugar you need, but protein. Studies have shown that protein, not sugar, stimulates the cells responsible for keeping us alert and burning calories. Also, when you eat protein, it keeps your blood sugar levels on a more even keel. When you have carbs by themselves, especially sugary ones or white flour, it causes a sharp rise and fall in your insulin levels. When blood sugar levels fall, it sends a signal that you need more carbs to get them back up again...and so a vicious cycle is created. This also promotes fat storage, not fat burning, as protein does.

Lisa Klaus(14) The number of hours your metabolism stays revved up after 45 minutes of vigorous exercise, according to a study from the University of North Carolina at Charlotte..


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Body Fit

935 E. Morgan Street
Carlinville, IL 62626
PH. 217-854-2000

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Fri. - 4:00 am - 8:00 pm
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