Tuesday Tip: Blueberries are a delicious low-glycemic fruit packed with vitamins and minerals. Fun fact: blueberries freeze in just 4 minutes. They are a great option of a cool refreshing treat or an addition to your smoothie!
Tuesday Tip: Myth Buster
Just because it “fits your macros” doesn’t mean that it’s the healthiest option or going to help you see the results you are looking for. The best example is over consuming sugar and frequent cheat meals. Sugar causes an inflammatory response and increases bloating around your belly area. Just because…
Tuesday Tip: What if I am eating out?
What if I am eating out? Most restaurant foods are packed with sodium and added fats. Not to mention the oversized portions. PRO TIP: Order a side of vegetables, ask to substitute a side of fries for a salad with the dressing on the side, and don’t be afraid to…
My Fitness Pal Just Got Even Easier!
Did YOU Know? If you like eating the same things every day, all you need to do is swipe right to add your usual breakfast!
Post Workout Recovery
You have a 30 minute window after your workout for optimal recovery. Ideally 20-25g of whey protein with a carbohydrate such coconut water or almond milk is best. Make sure to check the nutrition label to make sure it is not packed with artificial sweeteners
Healthy Fats to Enhance Your Recipes
Healthy Fats to Enhance Your Recipes Everyone NEEDS fat! Inadequate fat intake can lead to lean muscle tissue breakdown, muscle fatigue, accumulation of fatty tissue, lack of energy, and poor athletic performance. Try adding these healthy sources of fat to your favorite dishes: chia seeds, pumpkin seeds, hemp seeds,…
Friday Prep Day: Overnight Oats
INGREDIENTS 1/4 cup quaker oats 1/2 cup original almond milk 1/2 banana 1/2 tsp chia seeds 1/2 cup blueberries Pinch cinnamon 1/2 scoop Protein Powder 1. Place all ingredients (except nuts) in jar or bowl and stir 2. Cover and refrigerate overnight 3. Add your chopped pecans and enjoy a simple, healthy, and quick breakfast Nutrition Facts Amount Per Serving Calories 278Calories…
Tuesday Tip: Different colored fruits and veggies contain different vitamins and minerals. You should have 2 servings of low glycemic fruits per day. Examples of low glycemic fruits include: berries, apple, orange, pear, peach, nectarine, plum and cherries. What is your favorite low glycemic fruit?
You must find the things you are doing right to give you the confidence and motivation to continue. In regards to your health and nutrition, what is ONE thing you are doing right? Here are some ideas: - Veggies with every lunch & dinner - Drinking at least 80 ounces…
#tuesdaytip Remember your goals as you walk the neighborhoods with your kiddos. The calories, fat and sugar add up quick as you "inspect" your kiddos candy. Keep your goals in mind and have a Happy Halloween!