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You Asked For It! Online Jumpstart Nutrition Coaching Seminar Saturday June 17, 2017

TRUE STORY.

For the first time ever we are bringing our Jumpstart Nutrition Coaching Seminar onto the Interweb! 🙂

We know it can be a challenge for you to get out of the house one more day, AND since we are nothing if not a little adventurous, we are going to give this whole Webinar thing a whirl. And if it works well, we will probably do it again.

On Saturday June 17 at 9:00am (you don't even have to get up early) you will have the opportunity for some world class nutrition coaching from Coach Nancy Carlson, Pn2.

Our Jumpstart Nutrition Coaching Seminar is our FREE introductory nutrition coaching seminar, and we encourage all our students to take it at least once. 

If you are training with us, you have made the commitment to get healthier by getting your body moving well, getting stronger, and building cardiovascular endurance.

But the secret to FAT LOSS, to getting that lean, toned body is always going to be good eating habits.

Do you have these questions when it comes to all the conflicting info out there?

  • How much do I need to eat?
  • Carbs? Protein? Fat? How much is enough? Too much? Too little?
  • How do I find time to make it fit into my busy life?
  • How do I get my kids to eat healthy? Can they eat this way too?
  • Everything in moderation, right?
  • Will you do my cooking for me? (umm....sorry)
  • And much more.

While we can't answer every question, we will take a solid hour, go through our Jumpstart Nutrition Manual (you'll get your very own .pdf copy after the seminar), and take time to answer your questions.

The Jumpstart Nutrition Coaching Seminar is hosted by Coach Nancy Carlson, Pn2, who is truly a master at helping busy people fit healthy eating into their crazy busy lives.

IMPORTANT: We only have space for 20 students, and you must pre-register for this FREE coaching opportunity. 

Don't delay, we want to see you on our first ever nutrition coaching seminar!

Brookford Farms CSA Pickup at Get Fit NH – Winner!

There is nothing fresher, tastier, and yes even more friendly to the environment than having local produce grown by local farmers. For those of us who don't have the time or talent to grow our own veggies, getting involved in a CSA is like gold! (CSA= Community Supported Agriculture)

This is where it gets exciting, Get Fit NH is sponsoring a pickup place for Brookford Farm's CSA. You will be able to pickup your veggies at Get Fit NH in Concord. Last summer we did this and it was fantastic. For those of you out in Epsom, Coach Nancy will bring your food to the Epsom gym for pickup there as well. I would say that's perfect for everyone!

Brookford Farms has an easy registration process. They have different packages to fit your family's needs. While registering simply check the box for Get Fit NH Concord as your pick up place. Your veggies start arriving on June 5th, 2017 to October 22rd, 2017.

You can register using this link: Brookford Farm CSA Online Registration

If you need help, please contact Jodi at brookfordfarm.csa@gmail.com or 603-742-4084.

Don't wait til the last minute to sign up!

A Short, Sweet and Specific Spotlight

I met Robie just over a year ago. She has made me smile every day since. I think it is her goal to make others happy. She has a wit that makes you think and always leaves you chuckling. While she might not be the loudest at the 6pm training time, she knows how to bring it. She was kind enough to let me interview her. 

Coach Nancy: Why did you choose to come Get Fit NH?
Robie: Honestly, it was local and I thought "what do I have to lose, so why not?". I can do anything for 2 weeks, right?

Coach Nancy: What did you learned after you first 2 weeks?
Robie: That this is possible. The first two weeks are your chance to learn about how Get Fit works, but they are two weeks of active participation. You will get the encouragement and education you need to succeed, even if it is at your pace or you are complaining in a witty way that I am sure does not sound like complaining at all.
Coach Nancy: How do you feel after almost 12 months into your training?
Robie: I have had some set backs, but I feel better as a human being. I am one of those who has to do things when I want to commit to them. I am committed to working out, so I work out. GET FIT is where I want to workout and where I want to learn to be a better me. I am working on wanting to take complete advantage of all the nutritional knowledge that Get Fit has to offer. I do listen and try, but as it is said "its me, not you".
Coach Nancy: Describe your overall experience at Get Fit NH.
Robie: Dean and Nancy have created the most positive, inclusive and goal driven "gym" I have ever been a part of. The push to be better, do better with constructive encouragement and a little bit of competition, to me, make this the perfect gym.

​Robie has survived much more than her first month at Get Fit NH. She is just earned Hall of Fame Status in March. Congratulations and thank you, Robie.

Jumpstart Nutrition Coaching – Getting Yourself Going on Your Goals

I love cookbooks. I love to make people happy with cooking. I love to eat food. Food makes me happy. 

I also get agitated because cooking takes a long time. I forget to plan and prepare so I end up stressed and rushed. ​I often serve the same thing over and over. Am I truly making anyone happy for a lifetime with my food skills? Do I know what foods should be on my plate? How much do I need to eat? Can my kids eat the same thing I do? What foods will make me healthiest? What foods can harm my body? 

Jumpstart Nutrition Coaching is your one stop for the answers to these questions. While we can't solve every issue in an hour, we can get a good jumpstart on them.

Begin Your Jumpstart

Date: Wednesday, April 12th

Time: 6pm sharp to 7pm

Place: Get Fit NH Epsom

See you there, 
Coach Nancy

The World is Brighter Because of Jennifer

Today I got an email from Rock Star Jennifer. She had just tried a new recipe. She made Jashbrowns (no, I didn’t spell that wrong). Jennifer had used a vegetable called Jicama. She used shredded Jicama to make a variation of hash browns for her breakfast. Now you can see why they are called Jashbrowns. Served with 2 eggs, they had made a wonderful meal she just had to share with someone. I was one of those lucky people.

In fact, this is not unusual for Jennifer. We talk food a lot. Jennifer is has been training with us for almost 5 years. She’s made a lot of changes physically but her kitchen skills have changed too. While she has always been an amazing cook - her kids rave about her meals - the type of foods she fixes have changed. I’m proud of Jennifer. She is helping to change the world. She keeps working at eating healthy for her and her husband. She shares her new found kitchen gadgets with those next to her in training, and she sends recipes out over emails and Facebook.

Jennifer has taken hold of new eating habits and translated her knowledge into a healthier world for her and her husband. But since she doesn’t keep that to herself, she shares it with her children who live across the US, she is changing the world one family at a time.

Here is the recipe for Jashbrowns from Jennifer:

"Very easy - I modified it from a cookbook called “Necessary Food”. Since the amount of jicama differs depending on the size, it’s hard to make an exact recipe. I don’t think there is a right or wrong way to doing it.

Jash-browns​ with Eggs

  • Butter or ghee
  • Peeled and grated jicama
  • Salt & pepper
  • 2 eggs

Heat a dollop of butter or ghee in a skillet on medium high heat until it starts to brown. Add as much grated jicama as you want, spreading it out into a thin layer. Let the jicama fry uncovered so the moisture can escape. Fry for several minutes, flipping once in a while. As the jicama loses its moisture, it will start to get brown. When your jashbrowns have enough of a sear for your liking, season them liberally with salt and pepper and set them aside to keep warm.

Fry two eggs in some butter in your skillet, season them with salt & pepper, and serve them over the jashbrowns.

Like I said, very easy! I was surprised at how easily jicama shredded and how much there is in one small one! I shredded the whole jicama. Since I didn’t want to eat it all today I froze the rest. I also added garlic salt to the jicama along with the salt and pepper before freezing. Jashbrowns are very interesting, with a crunchy texture and just a little hint of sweetness. I can’t wait to serve this again."

I’d like to help Jennifer change the world to a healthier place. We all know healthier people are happier people and the world needs more happy.

Who is joining Jennifer and I?

-Coach Nancy

Spotlight is Bright on Adam

Adam and his wife Deb have been a part of the Get Fit NH family for a long time. Each time I see Adam, I get a big hug and a smile that usually means trouble. But Adam surprised me with an email soon after the 21Day +Nutrition Challenge was over. I think it surprised Adam too. 

"I (Adam) was stuck in a food rut.  I had joined Get Fit NH 7 years ago. At that point I was eating lousy, just ask my wife, Deb. Since joining I was eating much healthier but I cheated with carbs and sugar on the weekends and after training. I finally took the plunge and did the 21 Day + Nutrition Challenge. This program helped me get back on track and shed 18 pounds. I got rid of the bloated stomach feeling and improved my athletic performance.

Last weekend at the Crash B's in Boston, MA I was able to bring my 2000 Meter Rowing Erg time down by 20 seconds. That time blew past my pre-challenge time four (4) weeks earlier. I was always skeptical that your programs which cut back on carbs would leave me energy depleted for competitions but this is FALSE. I stepped off the rowing erg this past weekend in Boston feeling great and I recovered very quickly afterwards. I recovered much more quickly than ever in the past without joint pain or muscle discomfort. I am now energized and empowered to keep moving forward...I can't wait to see if I can lower my Half Marathon time and Ski Erg 1000 Meter time this fall. I know have to remember to drink enough water too. I didn't go into the 21 Day+ Challenge looking to lose time off my performance. What a great side benefit. Thanks."

I can't wait to see what another 18 pounds down does to his time on the rower. Watch out Boston. ​

-Coach Nancy

Jumpstart Nutrition Coaching – Your First Step

I love cookbooks. I love to make people happy with cooking. I love to eat food. Food makes me happy. 

I also get agitated because cooking takes a long time. I forget to plan and prepare so I end up stressed and rushed. ​I often serve the same thing over and over. Am I truly making anyone happy for a lifetime with my food skills? Do I know what foods should be on my plate? How much do I need to eat? Can my kids eat the same thing I do? What foods will make me healthiest? What foods can harm my body? 

Jumpstart Nutrition Coaching is your one stop for the answers to these questions. While we can't solve every issue in an hour. We can get a good Jumpstart on them.

Begin your Jumpstart

Date: Saturday, March 18th

Time: 8am sharp to 9am

Place: Get Fit NH Concord

See you there, 
Coach Nancy

“Essentials – LIVE” is starting soon!

Sign up before you're too late

Our "Essentials Nutrition Course" has been an active online nutrition coaching source for several years. Focusing on creating a food plan that leads to health for busy moms, career workaholics, professional dieters, and self proclaimed fitness enthusiasts.

Now, I am thrilled to announce we are going LIVE.  ​

In person, "hands" on nutrition coaching from our expert nutrition coaches, in a small group coaching format. Winning!


Did you ever feel like you have a good guy on one shoulder and a bad guy speaking in your ear on the other side? I know it leaves me feeling stressed out. Who do I listen too? How do I make the bad guy go away or at least be quieter? How do I make the good guy easier to listen to? 

That is how I often feel. I'm with you. Its hard to discern through each day what is the best plan. Its hard not to give into that negative talk and therefore the negative behavior. ​Sometimes its just hard to be good all the time. 

During the 10 weeks, you will begin to see and feel dramatic changes with your body, and not just the obvious physical changes, you will also notice the psychological and physiological changes as well. We'll work together to find a way to tune down the bad and increase all the good stuff. Things like: increased sense of well-being, an abundance of energy, weight loss, a sense of control, and the most important change of all… increased self-confidence.

All of this is included with your Essentials Nutrition LIVE ​

  • 10 Weeks of In Person Coaching with our Nutrition Experts
  • Bi-Weekly Progress Check-Ins using our state-of-the-art Fit3D Scanner
  • Beautiful Full-Color Printed Lesson Manual
  • Goal Setting and Tracking
  • Discover and Practive Your "5 Why's"
  • 10-Weeks in our Private Facebook Group to ask questions, share ideas, and help each other out - this is ALWAYS a favorite part of the challenge.
  • Strategies to stop dieting and start to learn and practice the habits that will help you get and live lean - for life!

In a nutshell you get Accountability, Access To Expertise, and Association with a group of Like-Minded Rockstars committed to success - EVERY WEEK!

Essentials Live Meets at 9:00am Saturday Mornings starting on March 11th at Concord Get Fit NH (unless otherwise announced)

Nancy Carlson

 As the creator of the Nutrition Essentials online course, I am thrilled to bring this life changing teaching live and up close. With the help of those on my team we've helped hundreds of clients lose thousands of pounds. Essentials Live helps create the habits you need to live lean for life!

Crystal Shines While Sharing Her Secrets

Rock Star Crystal has set her goals high for the first two months of the year. I was super excited when I received an email from Crystal laying out her goals for the new year. Crystal has a trip planned and she wanted to make sure she was ready for it. Crystal created a plan and we are working it out together. A magical thing happened as Crystal shared her goal with others. They jumped on board, too. While they weren't going on a trip, Crystal inspired them to train with perfect attendance and work hard in the gym and in the kitchen at home. She is leading the way. 

Of course, her crew is helping her to stay accountable to her goal, while she in turn is helping them by bringing in recipes she has tried. There are times at 6:15am that we almost drool with the talk of great tasting, wonderfully healthy food. I asked Crystal to share a few of her recipes and the tips she has for making them.

BREAKFAST CHILI

  • ​1½ teaspoons coconut oil
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 1 onion, sliced
  • 2 chorizo chicken sausages, finely chopped
  • 4 pieces crispy bacon, chopped
  • 1 28-ounce can diced tomatoes
  • 2 tablespoons tomato paste
  • ½ cup chicken stock
  • 1 teaspoon chili powder
  • ½ teaspoon smoked paprika
  • Dash Himalayan salt
  • Dash freshly ground black pepper
  • ½ teaspoon red pepper flakes, optional
  • 1 handful spinach, optional (Crystal throws in A LOT - "don't be shy with the spinach")
  • 3 eggs
  • 2 teaspoons vinegar

For the chili:

Heat oil and garlic in a medium-sized pot. Add the sliced onions and saute for about 5 minutes. Add in the chopped sausage. Cook until no longer pink. In a pan or in the oven, cook bacon until crispy and set aside. Add the diced tomatoes, tomato paste, chicken stock and spices to the pot and mix well. Add the spinach and bacon, reduce heat to a simmer.

For the poached egg:

Heat 3 cups water and add in a dash of vinegar. Crack 1 egg into a ramekin. Right before boiling, use a spoon and swirl the water. Drop the egg into the water (don't freak, it'll look a little crazy for a minute- trust me Crystal is telling the truth). Carefully spoon out poached egg and serve over stew. When it comes to the poached eggs, I make and store those separately from the chili. When I pack my lunch, I put one on top of the chili in my Pyrex. At work, I take out the egg while reheating the chili in the microwave. I add it back in and submerge it in the chili to warm it up with out cooking.

​But she is not done here. She has another breakfast favorite. We all asked her to share, and she is sharing with all of you as well. 

CAPRESE CAULIFLOWER CASSEROLE 

  • 1 medium head cauliflower
  • 6 apple, Italian, or spinach chicken sausages (about 1 lb)
  • 1 onion
  • 1 pint grape or cherry tomatoes
  • Fresh basil
  • 10 ounces frozen spinach
  • 2 teaspoons minced garlic
  • 6 eggs
  • ½ cup Tessamae's balsamic dressing (or Creamy Italian Dressing, recipe below)
  • Salt & pepper, to taste

Shred cauliflower in food processor to "rice"; put in large bowl. Cut sausages in halve lengthwise, then slice; add to bowl. Dice onion, slice tomatoes in half or quarters, and chop fresh basil; add all to the bowl (sometimes I caramelize the onion and garlic together in a frying pan). Add thawed spinach and minced garlic to bowl. In a separate bowl, whisk together 6 eggs, balsamic dressing, salt & pepper. Stir into large bowl with other ingredients until mixed. Dump into greased 9x13 baking dish and smooth it down so the top is even. Bake at 375 for 45 minutes.

CREAMY ITALIAN DRESSING

  • 2 tablespoons homemade mayo
  •  1 tablespoon balsamic vinegar
  • 1 clove garlic
  • 1/8 teaspoon Italian herbs
  • Salt & pepper, to taste

Mix all ingredients in a blender. If mixture is too thick, add either balsamic vinegar or water. Remember, your dressing will get slightly more liquidy as you toss it with your salad. Tip of the day: ½ teaspoon of garlic powder can be substituted for the clove of garlic.

"I have two favorite breakfast recipes that I make for my family. When my husband is home for breakfast I make both of them, otherwise one recipe will feed one person for the entire week and maybe even more.

I think both recipes would freeze well but they haven’t lasted that long at my house yet. I usually pack a small portion in a Pyrex each night before bed. If you had enough containers, you could easily portion it all out at the beginning of the week so they are all packed at once.

I have a microwave at work so that is a great option for me. However, I have eaten both recipes cold as well."

​Crystal will keep inspiring us at 6:15am to be better each day. Challenge yourself to share your goals with others and watch them jump on board.

Coach Nancy

The All New “Essentials – LIVE”!

You Asked For It - You Got IT!

Our "Essentials Nutrition Course" has been an active online nutrition coaching source for several years. Focusing on creating a food plan that leads to health for busy moms, career workaholics, professional dieters, and self proclaimed fitness enthusiasts.

Now, I am thrilled to announce we are going LIVE.  ​

In person, "hands" on nutrition coaching from our expert nutrition coaches, in a small group coaching format. Winning!


During the 10 weeks, you will begin to see and feel dramatic changes with your body, and not just the obvious physical changes, you will also notice the psychological and physiological changes as well. Expect a decreased body fat percentage, increased lean muscle mass, increased metabolism, increased sense of well-being, an abundance of energy, and the most important change of all… increased self-confidence.

All of this is included with your Essentials Nutrition LIVE ​

  • 10 Weeks of In Person Coaching with our Nutrition Experts
  • Bi-Weekly Progress Check-Ins using our state-of-the-art Fit3D Scanner
  • Beautiful Full-Color Printed Lesson Manual
  • Goal Setting and Tracking
  • Discover and Practive Your "5 Why's"
  • 10-Weeks in our Private Facebook Group to ask questions, share ideas, and help each other out - this is ALWAYS a favorite part of the challenge.
  • Strategies to stop dieting and start to learn and practice the habits that will help you get and live lean - for life!

In a nutshell you get Accountability, Access To Expertise, and Association with a group of Like-Minded Rockstars committed to success - EVERY WEEK!

Essentials Live Meets at 9:00am Saturday Mornings starting on March 11th at Concord Get Fit NH (unless otherwise announced)

Nancy Carlson

 As the creator of the Nutrition Essentials online course, I am thrilled to bring this life changing teaching live and up close. With the help of those on my team we've helped hundreds of clients lose thousands of pounds. Essentials Live helps create the habits you need to live lean for life!

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