Don’t you love it when your goals and taste buds collide in delicious harmony? Well today, here's a snack recipe for you that’s:
- Super easy to prepare, and
- A perfect post-workout snack. (Actually, it’s a good ANYTIME snack, but it has the right combo of protein and carbs to help you improve your post-workout recovery.)
As a coach, I’m always curious about the reasons why people stick with their routines, so whenever I get the chance, I ask them. Especially the ones who have been exercising and prioritizing their activity for decades. Almost every one of the active older people (70s, 80s, and beyond!) I talk to say they get in a workout most days of the week because it makes them feel better mentally. Have you ever worked out and then felt loose, relaxed, and generally awesome afterward?
Let's talk about a “feel-good” topic that’s finally becoming a mainstream trend. It’s BODY POSITIVITY…which basically means loving your body right this very minute – without any ifs, ands, or buts. Because, frankly, your body is a miracle! It deserves your care and respect because it works so hard to support you each and every day.
When was the last time you gave your core muscles a little TLC? They work SUPER HARD for you all day, every day. But most of us don’t give them the attention they deserve – and when we DO think about them, it’s probably about how they look.
Here's an amazing, feel-good workout that is designed to leave you feeling energized, relaxed, and upbeat! And BONUS! It helps support your body’s built-in detox system, which means it can help cut down on bloating and gas, while revving up your
Everybody’s talking about doing “detoxes” and “cleanses” … but what does that really MEAN, anyway? And is it even a real thing? Let's flip the script on that idea as we dive a little deeper into “cleaning it up”. So … a lot of “detoxes” focus on eliminating toxins and getting rid of wastes that are in your body.
Here’s a problem that affects a LOT of people … a lack of energy! Before the pandemic, the number of people who said they often felt tired was around 43% … and during the pandemic that number shot up to 60%. Because the truth is, many everyday habits can actually leave you feeling tired.
We are always looking for delicious, healthy, and quick lunch recipes! Plus, you can use it as a jumping-off point for including other ingredients. Roasted red peppers, feta cheese, or pepitas would be delicious additions! TIP #1: If you want to boost the protein, just add 1 or 2 more hard-boiled eggs.
Do you know where your food comes from? (NOTE: the Dad joke response, “the grocery store” is not what we mean ) Let's about the actual FARM where it was produced. And speaking of grocery stores, so many more of them are carrying (and highlighting) locally grown foods … which is fantastic. There are SO MANY BENEFITS to buying locally grown/raised foods.
This will completely blow your mind.
Have you ever …
- Attended a virtual meeting while you scrolled your phone for the latest headlines (or, ahem, checked your social media notifications)?
- Juggled two work projects at the exact same time because you thought you could do them in half the time?
- Listened to a training/course/book while folding the laundry, cooking a meal, and/or caring for a family member?
- Checked your email or phone several times in the middle of a project?