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Healthy Snacks for Weight Loss and Energy

It doesn’t have to be difficult to get healthy snacks into your busy day. It just takes a little (very little!) preparation and planning.

I work outside of the home, am crazy busy with the kids schedule and need to have easy Grab & Go snacks! SO, this is what I do ……. When I shop and prepare for the week, I always purchase 5-10 healthy snacks that are simple and easy to eat on the run. Then, every Sunday evening I prepare the snacks for the week. I use small snack bags – not sandwich bags – because they help limit your portion size (or, I use small containers so I don’t waste bags). Small bags and containers help you get the appropriate portion size, which helps you lose weight while also consuming important nutrients to give you energy and make you feel better.

When thinking about the snacks, I include fruits, veggies, options high in fiber, protein and that provide “good” fats. My choices change each week but they always stay simple!!!

Here is an example of this weeks snacks:

  • Carrots
  • Red Peppers
  • Cherry Tomatoes
  • Apples (Fuji and Pink Lady are my favorites!)
  • Red Grapes
  • Oranges
  • Almonds
  • Protein Bars
  • Pistachios
  • Homemade Snack Mix – Cheerios, lightly salted peanuts, raisins
  • And …. I always drink my Shakeology

As you can see, I have plenty of healthy options to eat between meals and they are organized and ready to Grab & Go!

You can do this by making a list of 3-6 fruits and veggies you’d like for the week, 2-3 protein and high fiber snacks then purchase baggies or small containers (remember small for portion control!) …. cut up veggies, wash fruit, add small handfuls of nuts or snacks into the baggies and you’re ready to go!

As always, feel free to email me or comment below with questions, or share some of you favorite healthy snacks.

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Summer Slimdown

Be swimsuit ready, and feel good by the first day of summer!

What is included in your program:

  • 21-Day Food Guide
  • Free Coaching (with me!)
  • Fitness and Health Tips
  • Simple and Healthy Recipes
  • Guidance and Support
  • Weekly, Private Check-ins with Me
  • Exercise Program and Shakeology
  • Step by step calendar and plan
  • …. and a healthy body!

How do I  begin?
Select one of the program options below. These are a few of the most popular programs to get in shape for the summer bathing suit weather!! If you need help picking a program, email me and I’ll help you decide which would be best for you and your fitness and health goals.  Options: (1) Focus T25 (2) Brazil Butt (3) 21 Day Fix (4) Shakeology Only *All programs include Shakeology Meal Replacement.

Option 1: Focus T25
If you’re short on time and want to get the biggest bang for your time, then this is your option. ShaunT is awesome!! and these workouts are effective. There is a modifier in the videos so all fitness levels can participate. There are also recipes and a meal guide that is provided for you to use. Click here

Option 2: Brazil Butt
If you’re tired of trying to cover up your butt, then this option is for you. Videos include sculpting exercises as well as some cardio workouts to help you burn extra calories. A meal plan guide is also included to help you eat healthier. Click here

Option 3: 21 Day Fix
If you have a hard time with portion size and knowing what foods are best to eat, then this option is for you. Food containers and simple meal ideas and recipes are provided to help you get the nutrients your body needs, but within your calorie range. Because you use the food containers, there is no need to count calories, points, etc because it’s simplified! The workout videos are 30-minutes and are appropriate for all fitness levels. Click here
21 Day Fix Challenge Pack

Option 4: Shakeology Only
If you feel tired, sluggish and just can’t get your nutrition under control but already workout at the gym or on your own, then this option is for you! Shakeology is full of vitamins, minerals, protein, fiber and a lot of dense nutrition that helps your body perform at it’s best …. and helps you improve your health. Flavors: Vanilla, Chocolate, Greenberry, Strawberry, Vegan Tropical and Vegan Chocolate. Click Banner for more.

Email me, missy@workoutwithmissy.com if you have any questions.

If you’re ready to make a change and get healthy please purchase the program of your choice and then email me so I can send you a simple meal plan. Let’s do this together!!

Shakeology Sampler & Meal Plan

Can’t decide which flavor to buy? Then this is the perfect way to try Shakeology’s most popular flavors before committing to a full-size bag or combo box. Each sample pack contains 4 single-serve packets of Shakeology (1 Chocolate, 1 Strawberry, 1 Vanilla, and 1 Greenberry), a copy of the Shakeology Welcome Guide, as well as 6 mouthwatering recipes. With our new taste sampler, you’ll easily figure out which Shakeology flavor you love the most.

BONUS –>

Receive a simple and EFFECTIVE 4-Day Clean Eating Meal Plan when you order from me. This will give you the BEST results while trying Shakeology. You will lose the bloat, lose weight and feel more energized.

After you order, email me and then I’ll send you your meal plan and shopping list ASAP. Missy@workoutwithmissy.com

Click here to order your Shakeology Sampler.

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3 Day De-Tox / Cleanse!

HOW TO STILL EAT, ALL WHILE DE-TOXING AND CLEANSING OUT YOUR BODY IN ONLY 3 DAYS!!

The Shakeology 3 day cleanse! The Science Behind the Shakeology 3-Day Cleanse
by Steve Edwards, Director of ResultsShakeology - 70 Healthy Ingredients. I Glass.

I like to call the Shakeology 3-Day Cleanse a “performance cleanse.” This is because it was designed to be done with a workout program. Let’s take a look at how this differs from other cleanses, how to tailor it to your needs, and what to expect if you decide to try it.

First of all, it’s not a true cleanse. It’s a calorie-restricted and nutrient-dense diet plan. Traditional cleanses contain very few calories and nutrients. Compared to the much more popular Master Cleanse, it’s like an all-you-can-eat buffet. Traditional cleansing diets are done to rid your system of toxins and bring it into homeostasis. They also contain a spiritual aspect. This process can take a long time, which is why you may have seen coworkers walking around the office in a zombie-like state for weeks on end—swilling a strange concoction of lemons and maple syrup.

The Shakeology cleanse is nothing like that. Depending on how you decide to do it, you’ll be eating frequently and consuming between 800 and 1,200 calories per day, and it could be even more should you feel the need. The point of this cleanse is not calorie restriction, per se—it’s nutrient efficiency. The aim is to get the most nutrients possible into the fewest number of calories. The goal is to put all of these calories to use as a part of your exercise program, to rid your body of undigested foods and toxins, and to bring your hydration levels into homeostasis. The result you’re after is not weight loss—though it will likely occur—but for your body to be running more efficiently. This should make you feel lighter and more energetic, even though you’re doing an exercise program.

HOW IT WORKS:
Your eating structure doesn’t change. You still eat every few hours while you’re awake. Each meal should have a balance of proteins, carbohydrates, fats, and fiber. And while you’re not eating as much food as you’d normally eat, your calorie-to-nutrient ratio is extremely high. This means that you shouldn’t restrict the actual nutrients you’re getting by too much, so activity can continue as normal.

We recommend you try to keep your shakes to just Shakeology. Adding fruits of any kind, or seeds (for fat and fiber), or the Shakeology Fiber supplement, can and should be done as you see fit.

Ditto for your one solid meal—a salad. As we all know from any salad bar, the definition of salad can be varied. The goal of the salad in the plan is to keep your calories coming from natural sources (no artificial ingredients should be added, including artificial salad dressing). Aside from that, you can add ingredients as necessary. Keep your meat intake to four ounces or less, but add veggies, seeds, nuts, fruits, and legumes in quantities to satiate you.

The goal of the Shakeology 3-Day Cleanse is to optimize your performance. You want to eat enough to fuel your day AND your workout. The foods you’re eating are so high in fiber and nutrients that it’s virtually impossible to overeat. You’ll be consuming so much fiber, along with enzymes and digestive aids, that your body’s ability to flush excess foods quickly will be at its peak.

What to Drink
Water, of course, is recommended in quantity. This is vital to any cleanse, because one of your goals is to bring your hydration into homeostasis. When your electrolytes are out of balance—the main problem we have is salt—you often retain water outside of your cells. This situation, which we refer to as retaining water, is cured by drinking more water. As the excess salts are diffused, your body begins to hydrate your cells (using sodium as it should be used) and flush the water held outside the cells. So, oddly enough, you drink water to eliminate water retention.

Sodas, alcohols, juices, etc., should be eliminated entirely during a cleanse. Coffee and tea, which are diuretics, should be minimized at the very least and eliminated if possible. Again, performance is the key, so if you need a cup of Joe as a pick-me-up, go ahead. Just use only as needed, and don’t use additives. Eliminating sugar and chemicals is vital. However, do not use energy drinks or soda for this purpose, including the ones with artificial sweeteners. Coffee drinkers may find that switching to black tea during a cleanse will give you the energy you’re looking for with less upset. Coffee’s acidic nature can heighten the effects in a negative way during your cleanse.

Why You Won’t Lose Weight
I should say why you might not lose weight, but I wanted to get your attention. Most people will lose some weight during a cleanse, but that is not the goal. Those with a lot of undigested gunk in their systems will lose weight as it’s flushed out. Those of you who are properly hydrated and already eat well are less likely to lose. For those of you who need to lose weight, take heart: you are setting up your system to use nutrients more efficiently and improving your ability to lose weight through structured diet and exercise. So while you may not lose much on the cleanse, you’ll be more prepared to lose weight later.

Another reason why we don’t always lose weight on cleanses is due to a stress hormone called cortisol. Restricting calories is stressful to the body, and it reacts by releasing cortisol. Cortisol is performance-enhancing in the short term, but if you somehow keep your body stressed for long periods, it creates havoc in your system and can cause you to doggedly hang onto weight in a type of survival mode. We don’t want this to occur, which is one reason the Shakeology 3-Day Cleanse is short. It’s important not to remain in a highly calorie-deficient state for long periods of time, especially when you are trying to exercise hard.

Here is the full plan:

The Shakeology® 3-Day Cleanse | The key is to follow the same regimen all three days.
Essentials:
3 Shakeology shakes per day
2 cups of green tea per day
1 or 2 pieces of fruit per day (optional)
1 salad for dinner—can include fish or poultry
No dairy or extra sugars (this includes almond and soy milk)!
Drink 2 to 4 liters of water every day
Only use low-fat dressings, and go easy on the salt and/or pepper to taste
2 snacks before/after any of the major meals (breakfast, lunch, and dinner)
Fruit is optional, and it is discouraged (however, some of you will need the calories while others may not)
Power-workout participants (those who are already super conditioned) are recommended the higher numbers of calories
For maximum results, do NOT use additives
Dinner salad may include WHITE GRILLED PROTEIN—poultry or fish only

Daily Regimen:
1 cup of green tea to start the day

Breakfast:
1 scoop Shakeology (140 calories)
1/2 cup of fruit (60 to 90 calories)—optional
Ice to taste
8 to10 oz. of water

Snack 1 (85 calories):
1 piece of fruit (apple, pear, orange, banana mango, etc.)

Lunch:
1 scoop Shakeology (140 calories)
Ice to taste
8 to 10 oz. of water
1 cup of green tea or a detox tea

Snack 2: (you can have the second snack before or after dinner)
1 scoop Shakeology (140 calories)
Ice to taste
8 to 10 oz. of water

Dinner: Salad with grilled white fish or poultry (roughly 340 calories)
Greens—3 servings of vegetables, plus 4 oz. of grilled white meat (fish or poultry)
2 tablespoons of dressing—no more!

Shakeology 3-Day Cleanse FAQ
Here are the answers to some of the most commonly asked questions:

1. How many calories per day?
800 to 1,100 calories per day

2. How often can I do the Shakeology 3-Day Cleanse?
Ideally, you should do it once per quarter (every 3 months)
As the seasons change. Before starting a new workout program When you feel you need help breaking through a plateau.

3. Should/Can I still do my workouts during the Cleanse?
Depends on the individual
You’ll have less energy than normal, so consider doing it during a recovery week. Try not to do in the middle of P90X® or INSANITY®

4. Can I do a 1-day or a 2-day cleanse instead of a 3-day?
Yes! Some people will see results with one or two days. We recommend against continuing the cleanse for more than three days

5. Should/Can I take other Beachbody® supplements during the Cleanse?
Results and Recovery Formula™: No, too much sugar/calories
Others (Omega-3, etc.): Not necessary, but won’t hurt either

Click here to get your own bag of Shakeology! It’s always a 30 day money back guarantee!
www.myshakeology.com/missykent

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Shakeology | Nutrition Simplified

Shakeology® is the most delicious, nutrient-dense, superfood-packed protein shake on the planet.

It contains more than 70 natural ingredients derived from rich, nutrient-dense whole-food sources from around the world. Shakeology is so incredibly healthy, no other single food item out there can supply you with all the nutrients, vitamins, proteins, and minerals in the amounts you need the way one delicious shake can.*

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Swimsuit Bootcamp

This Online Challenge is designed to quickly jumpstart you into shape, so you look and feel great this summer! Swimsuit Before and AfterBootcamp will help you lose weight and re-shape your body, reset you metabolism, release stress and increase energy.

There are 2 options that you can choose from … both will help you reach your goals and be ready this summer and you’ll get my help during your challenge.

Option 1: Shakeology + your own workout

  • Replace one meal per day with Shakeology
  • Walk, take classes, workout in your clubhouse, use your elliptical … any type of exercise you want (or ask me to develop a program for you!!).
  • Click the Shakeology banner below to get started.

Option 2: Shakeology + a home fitness video (Beachbody Challenge Pack)

  • Replace one meal per day with Shakeology
  • Follow the program and schedule included in your home fitness video package
  • Choose between any popular program, Les Mills Body Pump, Body Combat, Brazil Butt Lift, P90x, Insanity, Turbo Jam, Hip Hop Abs and more.
  • Click the Beachbody Challenge banner below to get started.

Both options include:

Nutrition Plan and Recipes, Clean eating recommendations, Unlimited Support and Motivation, Me as your FREE online coach

Please email or message me with questions. After you join the challenge, email me to confirm and I’ll add you to the group!! Do this for YOU and feel great this summer!

5 Ways to Break through Dreaded Weight Loss Plateaus

Even though it’s completely normal to hit a snag in your fitness journey, a perceived setback like this can send even the most dedicated dieter off course, away from healthy eating and toward cookies, cake, and pizza. But you can be strong and start getting back on the weight-loss track again. Try at least one of the following techniques, and there’s a good chance you’ll burst through your plateau in no time.

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60 Day Starter Challenge

This challenge is for beginners. If you need support, motivation and someone to help answer your questions as you begin and maintain your healthy transition, with fitness, nutrition and weight loss, this 60 Day Starter Challenge is for you! 2 Options:

(1) Shakeology + your own workout

  • Replace one meal per day with Shakeology
  • Walk, take classes, workout in your clubhouse, use your elliptical … any type of exercise you want.


(2) Shakeology + a beginner home fitness video (Beachbody Challenge Pack)

  • Replace one meal per day with Shakeology
  • Follow the program and schedule included in your home fitness video package
  • Choose between Brazil Butt Lift, Power 90, Slim 6, Turbo Jam and Hip Hop Abs

Both options include:

  • Nutrition Plan and Recipes
  • Unlimited Support and Motivation
  • Private Facebook group
  • Me as your FREE coach
  • Prizes and more!

Contact me if you have any questions. Challenge begins Monday, Jan. 7th!

Shakeoliday | 30 Day Holiday Challenge

  • Replace 1 meal per day with Shakeology
  • Weekly Prizes and Accountability
  • Online Coach and support (ME!)

30 Day Holiday Challenge

Curb your cravings, improve your skin tone, stay healthy and energized, get a jump start on the new year and look hot during your holiday parties! Simply replace one meal per day with Shakeology. It’s not your typical Slim Fast, Ensure .. or any other replacement. It has over 70 vitamins and minerals per shake, full of fiber, protein and only 140 calories. There’s a reason it’s called … The Healthiest Meal of the Day.

Challenge begins December 1st so get your Shakeology now … so it’ll be delivered in time to begin with the group! Click here to order. Once you’ve ordered, just email me the confirmation email and I’ll add you to our group. Email: Missy@workoutwithmissy.com

P.S. If you are already a customer of mine and use Shakeology … just let me know if you want to join and I’ll add you to the challenge group.

 

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