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Get Juiced - learn about the craze of juicing; is it for you?

Everyone is talking about juicing and it has become a craze in the health industry.  Come learn about juicing as it compares to smoothies and to eating solid healthy foods.  How can you fit juicing into your life? And should you?

Cost: $10 at the door: There will be a minimum of two types of juices for you to drink.  And you’ll receive juice recipes to take home with you.

I. Juicing

• What is juicing?

• What is a juice cleanse?  How long should I sustain a juice cleanse?

• How does it detox the body?

• What are the key benefits of juicing?

• How often should I juice and how much should I juice?

• What is the shelf life of a homemade juice?

• What juicing machine should I buy for using at home?

II. Smoothies

• What is a smoothie, and how does it differ from juicing?

• What are the key benefits of smoothies?

III. Eating

• Why can’t I just eat the food?

• What is digestion?

IV. What is good health?

V. Q&A

About Haywood Simmons:
As a committed coach/trainer, he has a lifelong passion for sports, fitness and personal improvement.  Simmons attended the University of Wisconsin-Madison where he participated in two Bowl Championship Teams including the historic 1993 Rose Bowl. Simmons earned a Bachelor of Science degree from UW-Madison in 1996.

Simmons has continued his enduring quest for fitness, training and sports excellence. After graduating from UW-Madison, Simmons signed as a free agent with the Dallas Cowboys of the National Football League.  Following his NFL experience, Simmons also spent three years with two semi-professional football teams.

As a nutrition-focused training consultant, Simmons holds numerous certifications and has invested countless hours working with special populations.  His clients include those managing diabetes, post gastric bypass surgery, transplant recipients (knee, hip, and ankle) post-rehabilitation, fibromyalgia, pre- and post-chemotherapy, thyroid disorders and rheumatoid arthritis.

After his personal triumph over teenage diabetes and obesity, Simmons returned to Madison to start a company with four former Badger teammates. In 2004, Champion Style Athletics LLC was formed with a mission to improve fitness awareness in Dane County and its environs. Since 2009, Simmons serves as President of Phitness Plus which has allowed him to further his mission to bring together a team of Nutritional and Medical expert to accelerate awareness or the health issues we face as a community both locally and nationally.

Contact Haywood:

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www.phitnessplus.com

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  • Ana

    I was following up as I didn't get an email with the juicing recipes or information about growing power.

    March 20, 2014

    • Raychel S

      same here!

      March 23, 2014

    • Tracey Z.

      I talked to Haywood and see that he sent the link, please let me know if you have any issues with downloading it. Thanks!

      March 24, 2014

  • Anne W.

    The vege juice blends were really tasty. It was also interesting learning about Growing Power here in Madison.

    March 8, 2014

  • nathan

    Can't make it...sick

    March 7, 2014

  • B&D

    Would SO like to come to this, but have another commitment. Any idea if there will be another of these?

    March 7, 2014

    • Tracey Z.

      I'm not sure but can ask.

      1 · March 7, 2014

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