Beyond Strong

Posted by on Oct 16, 2017 in Success Stories

Two breast cancer survivors share their fight.   Marlene Wexler After battling breast cancer three times, you might think Marlene Wexler wouldn’t have any fight left to give. But you’d be wrong. This 72-year-old Brooklyn Park weight lifter is anything but down on her own luck. “I always say, ‘You can give up, you can give in, or you can give it all you’ve got,’” she says. Marlene, who survived her first cancer diagnosis in 1999, began training with Jason...

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Defining Strong: Janessa Sturtz

Posted by on Aug 10, 2017 in News

  Defining Strong: Janessa Sturtz Championing the August 26 Pedaling Kindness Ride at Torque Cycling for MADD   Anyone who has been around the Bodies by Burgoon for any length of time has seen this woman lift very heavy weights, and kick pads like no one’s business. Janessa Sturtz started training with Jason more than nine years ago and never left. Because she found family. Because WE found family in her. She also works hard at her full-time job at UPS, she loves...

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Chai Green Tea

Posted by on Jan 19, 2015 in Food

          Chai Green Tea Ingredients: 1 ½ cups filtered water 4-6 organic green tea bags ½ cup unsweetened vanilla almond or coconut milk 1/8 teaspoon ground cardamom 1/8 teaspoon ground cinnamon 1/8 teaspoon ginger ¼ teaspoon vanilla extract Stevia to taste Directions: 1.  In a medium saucepan, combine water and tea bags.  Bring to a near boil and remove from burner.  Steep for 5 minutes or longer to desired strength. 2. Meanwhile, in a small...

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Chia Seed Power Pudding

Posted by on Jan 19, 2015 in Food

Chia Seed Power Pudding  Ingredients:  1 3/4 cups unsweetened chocolate non-dairy milk (almond or coconut works as well) 1/4 cup chia seeds 3 tablespoons raw cacao powder (baking cocoa will also work) 1 scoop Garden of Life RAW chocolate protein powder Dash of pink Himalayan sea salt 1 tablespoon organic maple syrup or raw honey (or use Stevia- sweeteners are completely optional though!) Dark chocolate shavings for garnish Directions:  1. Add all of the ingredients to a...

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Cocoa Smoothie

Posted by on Jan 19, 2015 in Food

Cocoa Smoothie Ingredients: 1-2 scoops chocolate whey or chocolate vegan protein powder 1⁄4 -1⁄2 can organic coconut milk 1 teaspoon organic cocoa or cacao powder 1⁄2 – 1 teaspoon spoonable stevia 1 tablespoon organic hemp seed or coconut oil (optional) 1 teaspoon organic almond butter (optional) Directions: Add water or ice to desired consistency....

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