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Bobby Flay Fit Episode 7: Overview — Have Fun

by in Bobby Flay Fit, January 20, 2013

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Bobby Flay Fit Bobby Flay manages to stay fit and healthy even with a busy lifestyle as a chef, and he’s eager to share his healthy eating and fitness plan with fans in a seven-part Web series, Bobby Flay Fit.

 

The focus of Episode 7 of Bobby Flay Fit is having fun: Take some time to relax and have fun; finding a balance will help you keep up your healthy habits.

In the final episode, Bobby recaps his tips: Moderation, motivation, mixing it up, discipline, inspiration and support. His last tip is just to have fun. Work hard, train hard and make good choices. Then take one day a week and enjoy it all.

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Bobby Flay Fit, Episode 6: Support

by in Bobby Flay Fit, January 19, 2013

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Bobby Flay Fit Bobby Flay manages to stay fit and healthy even with a busy lifestyle as a chef, and he’s eager to share his healthy eating and fitness plan with fans in a seven-part Web series, Bobby Flay Fit.

 

The focus of Episode 6 of Bobby Flay Fit is support: Getting fit doesn’t have to be a lonely road. Friends are a great way to keep your health routine going. Make a day out of it — work out together doing a favorite activity, then prepare and eat a healthy meal together.

In Episode 6, Bobby gets in the gym with his pal and fellow Iron Chef, Michael Symon. Even though Bobby likes cardio and Michael prefers lifting weights, when the two friends exercise together, they learn new routines from one another that they can incorporate into their individual workouts.
After the gym, Bobby and Michael take to the kitchen to whip up a healthy post-workout meal of grilled lamb with quinoa salad.

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Bobby Flay Fit, Episode 5: Inspiration

by in Bobby Flay Fit, January 18, 2013

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Bobby Flay Fit Bobby Flay manages to stay fit and healthy even with a busy lifestyle as a chef, and he’s eager to share his healthy eating and fitness plan with fans in a seven-part Web series, Bobby Flay Fit.

The focus of Episode 5 of Bobby Flay Fit is inspiration: Dig deep to find inspiration in both work and play to keep yourself motivated to continue your healthy lifestyle.

In Episode 5, Bobby, his wife, Stephanie, and friend Katie Lee head to a SoulCycle class, led by instructor Laurie. The camaraderie of the group class and the motivation from the teacher is what Bobby finds inspiring. He likes cycling because it’s a fun and challenging workout, but it’s low-impact so it’s easy on his knees and ankles — a nice break from all the running he does.

But after all of their hard work, Bobby and Katie get in the kitchen to cook brunch together: oatmeal pancakes, open-faced egg sandwiches, sangria and spiced, baked grapefruit.

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Bobby Flay Fit, Episode 4: Discipline

by in Bobby Flay Fit, January 17, 2013

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Bobby Flay Fit Bobby Flay manages to stay fit and healthy even with a busy lifestyle as a chef, and he’s eager to share his healthy eating and fitness plan with fans in a seven-part Web series, Bobby Flay Fit.

 

The focus of Episode 4 of Bobby Flay Fit is discipline: Discipline applies not just to exercise, but to cooking and eating as well. Self-control is an important part of discipline, but it’s also important to choose lean ingredients, add bold flavors without extra fat and use healthy cooking techniques.

In Episode 4, Bobby cooks a new recipe in his Manhattan restaurant, Bar Americain: grouper steamed in parchment paper and topped with martini relish. Steaming fish in paper is an easy, healthy cooking technique that doesn’t rely on fats from ingredients like butter or cream. Bobby likes bold flavors in every bite of his food so he adds a drizzle of sour orange sauce to his fish, plus a spoonful of relish made with olives and hot peppers.

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Bobby Flay Fit, Episode 3: Mix It Up

by in Bobby Flay Fit, January 16, 2013

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Bobby Flay Fit Bobby Flay manages to stay fit and healthy even with a busy lifestyle as a chef, and he’s eager to share his healthy eating and fitness plan with fans in a seven-part Web series, Bobby Flay Fit.

 

The focus of Episode 3 is mixing it up: It’s easy to get bored with your exercise routine. That’s why it’s important to mix it up, try something new and get out of your comfort zone.

In Episode 3 of Bobby Flay Fit, Bobby and his pal, Iron Chef Michael Symon, get together in the gym to try some new exercises. Bobby isn’t as familiar with weight training, so Michael shows him some techniques to mix things up a bit. On the way to the gym, they share a healthy snack that Bobby made — Chocolate-Coconut Granola.

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Bobby Flay Fit, Episode 2: Motivation

by in Bobby Flay Fit, January 15, 2013

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Bobby Flay Fit Bobby Flay manages to stay fit and healthy even with a busy lifestyle as a chef, and he’s eager to share his healthy eating and fitness plan with fans in a seven-part Web series, Bobby Flay Fit.

 

The focus of Episode 2 of Bobby Flay Fit is motivation: Stay motivated with a regular exercise schedule. Find a time of day that’s right for you and stick with it. The simple act of exercising can help motivate you to keep up your routine.

In Episode 2, Bobby motivates himself to get up early in the morning to exercise — running, biking or swimming. He knows that if he has a good workout first thing in the morning, the rest of his day will be better. He later meets up with his trainer, Harold, to do some stretching, which helps reduce his chances of injury. After his morning routine, Bobby goes to the kitchen to make a tea smoothie. It’s important to have something to eat after your workout to refuel, but make sure it’s something healthy; otherwise you run the risk of blowing all your hard work.

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Bobby Flay Fit, Episode 1: Moderation

by in Bobby Flay Fit, January 14, 2013

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Bobby Flay Fit Bobby Flay manages to stay fit and healthy even with a busy lifestyle as a chef, and he’s eager to share his healthy eating and fitness plan with fans in a seven-part Web series, Bobby Flay Fit.

 

The focus of Bobby Flay Fit, Episode 1 is moderation: You don’t have to give up everything you like to eat, but the key is to eat less of it. Moderation means eating smaller portions and skipping seconds (most of the time).

In Episode 1, Bobby walks to work, and then prepares lunch for his team. With the help of his employee Christine, he makes a healthy crab pasta dish and an arugula and chickpea salad. Bobby proves that it’s possible to eat a meal that’s both flavorful and good for you. The key is to eat in moderation — don’t overeat, but also don’t skip meals because it will just make you want to eat more.

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Bobby Flay’s Tips for a Healthy New Year

by in Bobby Flay Fit, January 7, 2013

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Even with a busy lifestyle as a celebrity chef, Bobby Flay manages to stay healthy and fit. Starting January 14, Bobby will share his secrets to eating healthy and exercising right in a seven-part Web series, Bobby Flay Fit. But until then, Healthy Eats caught up with Bobby to learn more about his healthy lifestyle and his fitness routine. He also shared some great tips for sticking with a plan and dealing with everyday temptations.

Do you prefer working out in the morning or evening?

BF: Mornings for sure. Right out of bed. I’m a morning person – I’m one of those people that get up really early in the morning.

Your workout of choice: running, lifting weights or biking?

BF: Running for sure. I’ve been running competitively since high school. It’s the most comfortable for me.
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How Does Bobby Flay Stay Fit?

by in Bobby Flay Fit, December 7, 2012

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Chefs are often asked how they stay fit when they work around food all day. Bobby Flay, TV chef, restaurateur and cookbook author, manages to stay trim despite his life being immersed in food, and he’s eager to share his secrets. In seven new, web-exclusive videos premiering on January 14, Bobby Flay Fit follows Bobby on his day-to-day routine, in and out of the office, in the kitchen at home and in at his restaurants, and in the gym. Joined by special guests Michael Symon, Katie Lee and other health and fitness professionals, Bobby shows you how you too can live a healthy life (while still enjoying your favorite foods).

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