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Pilates is Nearly 100 Years Old and STILL One of THE Best Total Body Workouts 0 Comments

Pilates is Nearly 100 Years Old and STILL One of THE Best Total Body Workouts

Ever walk past a Pilates studio and wonder if the equipment inside is some kind of medieval torture device? You’re not alone. Despite being nearly 100 years old, the workout method still remains a mystery to most people who don’t already practice it.  If you’ve never tried Pilates, the...

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Back to School Easy Dinner Idea – Baked Chicken Street Tacos 0 Comments

Baked Chicken Street Tacos Baked Chicken Street Tacos are an easy family dinner idea. Quick to make using rotisserie chicken smothered in homemade crema & baked in the iron skillet.  Prep Time 15 minutes  Cook Time 15 minutes  Total Time 30 minutes  Servings 14  Author Gina Kleinworth Ingredients 1 rotisserie chicken – pulled off bones 12-14 small flour tortillas...

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Grilled Strip Steak and Caesar Salad 0 Comments

Grilled Strip Steak and Caesar Salad

Grilled Strip Steak and Caesar Salad Level: Easy Total: 1 hr 5 min(includes chilling and resting times) Active: 25 min Yield: 4 servin Ingredients Dressing: 1/2 cup 2 percent plain Greek yogurt 3 tablespoons grated Parmesan 1 tablespoon plus 1 teaspoon fresh lemon juice 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard 1...

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Butternut Portobello Lasagna 0 Comments

Butternut Portobello Lasagna

Ingredients 1 package (10 ounces) frozen cubed butternut squash, thawed 2 teaspoons olive oil 1 teaspoon brown sugar 1/4 teaspoon salt 1/8 teaspoon pepper MUSHROOMS: 4 large portobello mushrooms, coarsely chopped 2 teaspoons balsamic vinegar 2 teaspoons olive oil 1/4 teaspoon salt 1/8 teaspoon pepper SAUCE: 2 cans (28...

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Aerobic vs. Anaerobic – Which is Better? 0 Comments

Aerobic vs. Anaerobic – Which is Better?

Aerobic exercise versus anaerobic exercise has been one of the many great debates in the fitness world since the beginning of time. And there are many people that feel very strongly one way or the other. We’re going to take a look at each of these forms of exercise...

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April 2018 Client Spotlight Walter Sorensen 0 Comments

April 2018 Client Spotlight Walter Sorensen

Walter has been a dedicated Five Starr client for almost 3 years now. Once participating in bootcamps and running he turned to Five Starr for more safe, yet challenging workouts to rehab an injured back. Walter is 41 years old and a Winery Sales Director and he and his...

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Lynne Riperti – March 2018 Client Spotlight 0 Comments

Lynne Riperti  – March 2018 Client Spotlight

Lynn has been working out at Five Starr since July 2016. Lynn is a 64 year old IT Project Manager. She tries to do something physical 7 days a week. As she approaches her 65th birthday, Lynn is in the BEST SHAPE of her life due to the discipline...

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Let Claudette Inspire you…. 0 Comments

Claudette is a retired educator with a Language Development Specialist Credential.  While she was with Paramount Unified School District she considered a Star Teacher and trained new teachers. Claudette reports that Pilates has helped her mobility, flexibility and strength.  Not being a self starter she enjoys having a class...

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Healthy February Snacks 0 Comments

Healthy February Snacks

Yogurt & Granola Fruit Kabobs   Ingredients Fresh fruit chunks of choice (apples, pineapple, bananas, strawberries) Vanilla yogurt Granola Instructions Thread a piece of fruit onto a toothpick or popsicle stick. Dip the bottom half of the fruit piece into yogurt. Roll the yogurt coated piece of fruit in...

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A Five Starr Pilates & Fitness Shining Star! 2 Comments

A Five Starr Pilates & Fitness Shining Star!

By Laura Scavuzzo Wheeler Professor of English at Long Beach City College for (can it be?) twenty years. I’ve been scheduling in an hour of Pilates six days a week for about two years now. Because I teach English, I spend inordinate amounts of time—hours and hours every weekend in...

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