I'm going to tell you 3 simple ways you can lose weight, starting TODAY!
1. Eat a healthy breakfast:
This wakes up your body and mind. It gets your "engine" going. When your body wakes up and receives the nutrients it needs to begin the day - you will feel better, have more energy, will think more clearly and you will be less likely to "binge" later in the day. Studies show people who eat breakfast are thinner and healthier than people who don't.
Some examples of healthy foods: yogurt, fruit and granola | whole wheat bread with PB | whole grain cereal with fiber | egg or egg whites | Fiber bar | Shakeology
2. Reduce (eliminate) your sugar intake:
Seriously, cut out the soda and sugary drinks. Drink water during the day. Have your morning coffee, if you need it (without the sugar) and then aim to drink 6-8 cups of water per
If you're like me, the summer months get busy with kids out of school and we travel for sports and vacation so I will use Beachbody On Demand for workouts.
This plan will provide excellent bathing suit, summer results! It's a 4-day weekly schedule with 2 bonus tracks.
June 2015 Workout
Monday: 21 Day Cardio Fix
Tuesday: P90 Sculpt
Wednesday: CIZE (bonus track)
Thursday: TurboFire HIIT 20 and Abs 10
Friday: PiYO Sweat
Sat or Sun: TurboFire Stretch 10 (bonus track)
If you have questions about these programs or would like to swap one out for another, please contact me so I can make a safe recommendation. These monthly programs are created for my club members.
Move of the Day
Add this quick exercise to your workout. Jumping jack and lunge combo exercise; 30-60 seconds.
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These chocolatey, fiber-rich, vegan-friendly bars will help keep you satiated until lunchtime.
Total Time: 10 min. | Prep Time: 10 min.
Cook Time: None | Yield: 12 servings, 1 bar each
4 scoops Chocolate Vegan Shakeology
2 cups quick-cooking old-fashioned oats
½ cup unsweetened grated coconut
¼ cup chopped raw walnuts
¼ cup raisins
1 cup unsweetened almond milk
½ cup all-natural smooth peanut butter
1. Combine Shakeology, oats, coconut, walnuts, and raisins in a large mixing bowl; mix well.
2. Add almond milk and peanut butter to mixture; mix well with clean hands.
3. Press mixture into 8x8-inch baking pan; cover and refrigerate for at least 3 hours.
4. Cut into 12 bars.
Nutritional Information (per serving):
Calories: 224 | Fat: 12 g | Saturated Fat: 4 g | Cholesterol: 0 mg | Sodium: 152 mg | Carbohydrate: 21 g | Fiber: 5 g | Sugar: 6 g | Protein: 10 g
Recipe from Team Beacbhody Website
We all love nachos but they often have a lot of fat and calories. Try this healthy nacho recipe, with only 258 calories per serving, from Team Beachbody
Total Time: 25 min. | Prep Time: 10 min. | Cooking Time: 15 min. | Yield: 4 servings
4 corn tortillas, cut into wedges
2 tsp. olive oil
½ medium lime
1 dash chili powder
Sea salt (to taste, optional)
½ cup cooked pinto beans, warm
4 oz cheddar (or jack) cheese, shredded
2 medium tomatoes chopped
½ medium onion, finely chopped
½ medium green bell pepper, chopped
½ medium jalapeno, seeds and veins discarded, finely chopped
¼ medium avocado, chopped
4 fresh cilantro sprigs, chopped
2 Tbsp. nonfat plain Greek yogurt
1. Heat oven to 375° F.
2. Brush both sides of tortillas with oil. Arrange in a single layer on a baking sheet. Bake for 10 to 15 minutes, or until crisp.
3. Squeeze lime over chips. Sprinkle with chili powder and salt (if desired).
4. Arrange half of
This is a simple and healthy recipe I fix on busy nights when we get home late, for a quick lunch and when I'm following the 21 Day Fix meal plan.
Whole Wheat Tortilla
Add sauce (low sugar or reduced sodium)
Variety of your favorite veggies.
1/4 cup Feta Cheese
Bake 350 for 15 minutes
More SIMPLE recipes on my Fit Food Pinterest Board.
Quick workout that you can do anywhere, even the playground while your kids are playing!
Do each exercise for 45 seconds and rest 60 seconds after the cycle.
Repeat 3-5 times.
Missy Kent, CPT and Online Beachbody Coach
Work your shoulders, core and abs.
*use a towel if on wood floor
*modified version, alternate one knee
Both: keep butt low, abs engaged and contracted, wrist under shoulders.
Missy Kent, CPT and Online Beachbody Coach
4 minute workout.
1 min each exercise, repeat 4 cycles.