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  • Personal Training  in San Jose - 5:17 Total Body Transformations - Recipe of the Week: Coconut Brownie Bites

    Recipe of the Week: Coconut Brownie Bites

    Since we've been focusing on meal prepping ideas this week, here's a great treat you can add to your prep! These little fudge brownies would be great as a quick treat that won't completely throw off your meal plan. Just be careful not to eat all of them at once ;) Also, if you're looking for a healthier alternative to some of those school snacks, toss one of these into the kiddo's lunchboxes in the morning. Courtesy of: RealHealthyRecipes.com Servings: 32 Here's what you need...

    7 oz. dark chocolate
    1 cup coconut oil
    3/4 cup raw honey *

    4 eggs
    2 tablespoons vanilla extract
    1/2 teaspoon almond extract
    1 1/2 cups blanched almond flour
    3/4 cups unsweetened shredded coconut
    1 ....

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  • Meal prep made easy

    Ever wonder what it would be like to open your fridge to find a full week of healthy, delicious food that’s prepped and ready to be eaten? Sure would make sticking with your diet and achieving fat loss a lot easier… Meal prep is a fantastic way to keep on track with your eating throughout the entire week. The idea is to plan out all of your meals on the weekend, most often on Sunday, then do the shopping and the prep at one time for the entire week. This day is labor intensive, but then your food is ready-to-eat for the next 6 full days. Here’s my 5 Step Meal Prep Guide
    to make your next food prep week really simple: Step One: Planning
    Get out your notebook and ....

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  • Personal Training  in San Jose - 5:17 Total Body Transformations - Recipe of the Week: Layered Mason Jar Salad

    Recipe of the Week: Layered Mason Jar Salad

    There is quite a bit of prep involved with these pre-made salads, but trust us- it's worth it! Each mason jar is a full lunch and, even better, they're super portable. Just grab a jar out of the fridge in the morning and shake it up before you eat it. In addition to looking really cute (and trendy) the layering in these salads, as well as the seal from the mason jar lid, should keep all the ingredients fresh and crunchy until you're ready to enjoy! Servings: 4 (each jar is one serving) Courtesy of: FarmFlavor.com Here's what you need...

    1 lb. ground chicken breast
    1/4 cup of your favorite vinaigrette/dressing
    1 cup cooked quinoa
    1 cup cherry tomatoes
    1 ....

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  • What is clean eating?

    Nobody wants to eat dirty. It just sounds gross. But if you’re not eating clean, that may be your only option. So you may be wondering what it takes to take the dirt out of your diet and wash it off so you can dine on the clean diet you deserve. Well, wonder no more. Below, you’ll find out what exactly clean eating is and what you can do to make your diet a little bit cleaner. Keeping It Clean
    First things first. What is it? If clean eating is completely foreign to you or you’ve only heard about it in passing or seen it on the cover of a magazine, here is a quick rundown of what clean eating is all about. Clean eating is nothing more than knowing where your food ....

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  • Personal Training  in San Jose - 5:17 Total Body Transformations - Final Week of Summer Sanity Savers

    Final Week of Summer Sanity Savers

    Can you believe Summer is already coming to an end?
    It might be sad for kids, but all the moms out there are jumping for joy! This final week of Summer Sanity Savers
    includes a great hiking location, as well as a few popular museums. Try stopping by one of them to learn some cool new information before everyone heads back to school! The Marine Mammal Center: Address: 2000 Bunker Rd, Sausalito, CA The Marine Mammal Center is actually a marine mammal rehabilitation center, but they also have amazing presentations for all ages about life in our oceans! On Sunday, August 12th, they'll be having a special interactive presentation on the marine life ....

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  • Personal Training  in San Jose - 5:17 Total Body Transformations - Recipe of the Week: Sausage & Sweet Potato Skillet

    Recipe of the Week: Sausage & Sweet Potato Skillet

    This recipe is an amazingly quick and delicious breakfast- or really any meal! Cooking the potatoes separately from the other ingredients will keep them creamy on the inside, but pleasantly crispy on the outside. These cajun style potatoes can also be cooked and eaten on their own as a side dish, or a snack. Servings: 6 Courtesy of: RealHealthyRecipes.com Here's what you need...
    For the Potatoes:

    3 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
    3sweet potatoes, peeled and cut into 1/2 inch cubes
    1 1/2 tablespoons Cajun seasoning blend
    1 teaspoon sea salt
    2 tablespoonscoconut palm sugar (you can substitute for 2 tbsp brown sugar) For the Sausage:
    ....

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  • Injured Again?

    Can you relate to this scenario? After putting it off for too long, you commit to get fit—only to find yourself injured the minute you start working out. All of the sudden your fitness goals go back on the shelf and you are left to deal with the pain. Whether your injury occurs right off the bat or after years of regular workouts the result is always the same. It is discouraging, painful and downright depressing. And since studies suggest that up to 38% of all exercisers suffer from an injury each year, it is a subject worth exploring. Top 3 Workout Injuries
    The following three ailments occur commonly among active people. Let’s explore the cause of each and then detail ....

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  • Personal Training  in San Jose - 5:17 Total Body Transformations - Summer Sanity Savers: Week 6

    Summer Sanity Savers: Week 6

    It's coming...
    If you've been to Target lately, you'll know what we're talking about! Those big Back to School displays are up as we head into the final weeks of Summer. Here are some Summer adventures to try to squeeze in before everyone gets back to class! First Friday in Downtown Campbell: Address: Downtown Campbell, Campbell, CA Downtown Campbell has an amazing monthly event called First Friday. Basically, every first Friday of the month, they will invite bands/musicians to come and perform from 5:30-8:30pm.If you're just looking for a way to jazz up Friday night's dinner, try out one of the many restaurants they have to offer and enjoy the live ....

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  • Careers

    At 5:17 Total Body Transformations, our mission is to empower women to realize their full potential. To empower someone means to make her stronger and more confident, especially in controlling her life and claiming her rights. We believe that when women possess this strength and confidence in a safe and comfortable community of other women pursuing the best version of themselves, then entire communities and, the world, will be transformed. We’re looking for individuals to lead our clients on their wellness journey, individuals who share our vision to transform the culture of health and wellness, seeing food, fitness, and self-care as tools to strengthen our abilities and value, ....

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  • Personal Training  in San Jose - 5:17 Total Body Transformations - Recipe of the Week: Cauliflower Pizza Crust

    Recipe of the Week: Cauliflower Pizza Crust

    When most people embark on their health and wellness journeys, they don't think pizza could ever make it back into their lives. It's pretty much the epitome of what you don't want to eat when making healthy choices- but that doesn't mean we miss it any less! While you could just buckle and eat some amazing pizza, there are other alternatives. This week's recipe is perfect for anyone who has been craving a slice but still wants to keep relatively healthy. This cauliflower crust is a perfect starter for any pizza, so get creative with your topping combinations! You'll avoid the heavy load of cheese that is typical for most cauliflower crusts, but still end up with something sturdy ....

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