strength training

The Benefits of Strength Training

The Benefits of Strength Training

Strength training refers to using a resistance to induce muscular contraction that builds the strength, anaerobic endurance, and size of skeletal muscles. The term is synonymous with…

Collette Sinnott, RD, CPT

Hi there! I am a registered dietitian & certified personal trainer with a love of cooking and the outdoors! I created this blog to share my nutrition and fitness expertise and promote healthy lifestyles focused on disease prevention. I advocate for variety in food choices without restriction and encourage others to eat mostly nutrient-dense foods while including enjoyable foods. I am also passionate about fitness and recognize the benefit in moving a little each day!

  • Continuing #tacotuesday with some shrimp tacos at home. Threw some brown rice, beans, and spinach together with shrimp and added minced garlic, salsa, tapatio, cumin, chili powder, and a little salt for some great flavor! Topped with plain Greek yogurt and mozzarella cheese on whole wheat tortillas.
👉HINT: plain yogurt tastes surprisingly like sour cream which means you can get an extra dose of probiotics, protein, and calcium by making this simple swap!
#tacos #shrimptacos #wholegrains #fiber #protein #dairy #nutrition #dietitian #registereddietitian  #rd #rd2be #fitness #sportsnutrition #eeeeeats #cravingwellness
  • Ate some delicious tacos with the best company this afternoon! 🌮🌮 @fosterthekaylie @afozter

#tacos #tacoselgordo #tacotuesday #eeeeeats #lasvegas #nutrition #dietitian #registereddietitian #rd #rd2be #cravingwellness
  • The past year has included so many great experiences with some wonderful people! I'm now officially a registered dietitian, moving to Las Vegas tomorrow with @afozter, and starting a new job in 2 weeks! Ready for the heat, live music, and more bowling! #rd #dietitian #registereddietitian #rd2be #nutrition #fitness #bowling #lasvegas #cravingwellness
  • I love #pesto so much that I've been putting it on everything: brown rice/sausage/veggie bowls, breakfast scrambles, and pizza!

Pesto is so easy to make and can be made so many different ways! Not to mention it's versatility and #positive nutrition profile, including unsaturated fats, #protein, #fiber, and many #vitamins and #minerals. The version I made here includes #walnuts + #sunflower seeds + #oorganics fresh herb #salad + #canola oil. A quick blend in my food processor was all it took to get a nice, smooth texture!

The basic #recipe includes:
🌰 Nuts/seeds
🌱 Greens
🥑 Oil
🧀 Cheese (optional)
🥄 Salt & pepper
  • Whipped up a batch of blueberry vinaigrette to pair with this strawberry, walnut, purple cabbage salad! Only thing missing is some goat cheese. Gettin in those #antioxidants #omega3s #vitamins #minerals 👌💪
#salad #recipe #protein #fiber #snack #nutrition #rd2be #dietitian #fitRD #sportsnutrition  #eattherainbow #cravingwellness
  • My favorite #preworkout when I workout in the morning and don't have time for a full meal: #fruit + #water. Carbohydrates and fluid are all you need before exercise to give your body quick energy. Remember to fuel-up with some protein, carbs, and fluid #postworkout to replenish your glycogen stores, give your muscles the best opportunity to repair and grow, and rehydrate!

#carbs #protein #workout #energy #fruit #berries #inseason #fitRD #nutrition #livefit #antioxidants #girlswholift #strengthtraining  #sportsnutrition #rd2be #training #fitness #cravingwellness
  • Sunday breakfast! Omelet with avocado, chorizo, tomato, & onion + potatoes on the side 😋🍳🧀🍅🥑
#breakfast #brunch #sundayfunday #avocado #healthyfats #veggies #nutrition #protein #rd2be #cravingwellness
  • Love these #amazing ladies! 😍😎 #dieteticintern #rd2be #futurerd #dietitian #nutrition #graduation #grad #isu #cravingwellness
  • How I feel on the last day of my last rotation in my dietetic internship 😀🙌🎉 #rd2be #dieteticintern #futurerd #madeit #yay #dietitian #nutrition #fitness #cincodemayo #freckles #cravingwellness
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