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Health/Fitness Links To Get You Through The Day

12 Mar

Can someone explain to me how it was 60 degrees yesterday and will be back down to 25 tomorrow?? Well, it was good while it lasted I guess!

Here are your health links for today:

Do you shop at a Whole Foods, Trader Joe’s or just your general grocery store? I’ve been reading a lot about Aldi’s recently but have no clue what that is…none near me!

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Health/Fitness Links To Get You Through The Day

5 Mar

Found a bunch of great stuff these past couple of days that I have been excited to share with you all!

Here are your health links for today:

  • So You Wanna Start Eating Healthier? (The Healthy Maven) – Great tips on how to eat healthier but not feel too constricted.
  • What If You Don’t Have A Heart Rate Monitor + Bootcamp Workout (Fit N’ Cookies) – You don’t need a heart rate monitor to check in on how hard you’re working. Here are 2 ways to self-monitor.
  • Myths Of Stretching (Tony Gentilcore) – Great article as usual. Does holding a stretch for 10-30 seconds really do anything?
  • Tips For A New Fitness Routine (Toned And Fit) – Whether you’re starting this spring, or know someone who is, these are all great points to follow.
  • Hip Stability Exercises For IT Band Syndrome (Run To The Finish) – I definitely have uneven hips; 2 physical therapists told me :-O Will have to incorporate these into my own routine, because my IT bands are definitely tight!
  • A Guide to Working Out In The Morning (Holly’s Leaps Of Faith) – I really don’t think I will ever be a morning workout person but I like the point of, “I regret getting up early to workout – said no one ever.” True…

Do you prefer working out in the morning or evening? Why?

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Health/Fitness Links To Get You Through The Day

26 Feb

Is it the weekend yet?! I’m really excited for this weekend because I’m heading down to Atlantic City for a friend’s birthday…soooo Saturday needs to get here already. Anyone else like to gamble? (By gamble I mean play the penny slots) 🙂

Here are your health links for today:

  • Dark Chocolate Banana & PB Bars (9-to-Fit) – Um…yum?
  • What The Heck Are Macros (Toned And Fit) – Great, quick overview of macros and how the whole “If It Fits Your Macros” thing works. I actually wrote a post explaining it more here. I’m all for IIFYM if you are eating healthy foods too (and not-so-healthy ones in moderation).
  • Coconut Banana Chocolate Chip Cookies (Girl Meets Life) – I need to make these. I have so many things on my “to-do” cooking list…need to get on that…
  • 13 Fitness Challenges That Will Destroy You (STACK) – I really want to try the 10/10 challenge. The trainer says average people will probably last a minute or less. To quote How I Met Your Mother: Challenge accepted.

Check out those challenges…which do you want to try? Or do you have a fitness test of your own that you use to see how fit you are currently?

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Health/Fitness Links To Get You Through The Day

19 Feb

Is this week dragging for anyone else? I keep thinking today is Thursday. Oh well, only a few more days until the weekend!

Here are your health links for today:

Do you like eggs? What’s your favorite way to eat them? I usually do hard boiled because it’s quick, but on weekends I like them over easy 🙂

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Health/Fitness Links To Get You Through The Day

12 Feb

There is another snowstorm coming tomorrow. WTF?!?! I cannot recall a winter with so much snow…Who else is planning for snow tomorrow?

Here are your health links for today:

What’s your go-to breakfast meal? Mine is 2 eggs over-easy with a piece of toast, and avocado.

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Health/Fitness Links To Get You Through The Day

5 Feb

Sigh…yet another snow day. Not only is the snow interfering with my work, but it’s interfering with my ability to get to the gym! Hopefully the ice clears up by later but its not looking good…

Here are your health links for today:

I’m thinking of experimenting with freezer cooking. Has anyone tried this? Tips? Recipes?

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Health/Fitness Links To Get You Through The Day

29 Jan

Does anyone feel like this week is just dragging? Yesterday I felt like it was Wednesday, and today it feels like a Thursday. And I think I’m getting sick, so I’d just like it to be the weekend. Well, at least we are halfway through the week!

Here are your health links for today:

  • 5 Flexibility Standards (Mark’s Daily Apple) – Which one of these are you able to do? If you can’t do some, work on those trouble spots.
  • 15 Minute Barbell Workout (Grit By Brit) – I just found Brit’s blog and already know it will have some great content. This is a total body workout and all you need is a barbell!
  • Avocado Chickpea Salad (Naturally Ella) – This looks so good. If you want to try some meatless meals, this site has great recipe ideas, and I can’t wait to go through them. I’ll be making this for lunch in the next week or two for sure!
  • 10 Healthy Plant-Based Snacks For Road Trips (Running On Real Food) – Great snack ideas, whether you’re on a road trip or just need some healthy snacks in your life.

What are some of your favorite healthy snacks? Please share!

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Health/Fitness Links To Get You Through The Day

22 Jan

So how much snow did you get? Or are you one of the lucky ones who is in warm weather? We got about 11 inches…hoping this is the last snow storm of the winter!

Here are your health links for today:

  • Front Squat Benefits And Technique (Tony Gentilcore) – I have a love/hate relationship with front squats-they’re so much harder for me! But they really are a great exercise.
  • Tuna Cakes With Greek Yogurt Dill Sauce (Minou Girl) – Actually just made these for lunch and can’t wait to try them!
  • 15 Minute Mushroom Stroganoff (Amuse Your Bouche) – Just found this blog and can’t wait to look through all of the recipes. This looks like a great one for meatless Monday 🙂
  • Dynamic Warmup For Runners (Miss Zippy) – If you’re running in these cold conditions, then a warm-up is crucial! I do all of these moves before I head out for a run.

Have you tried front squats? Which do you prefer-front or back squats?

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Health/Fitness Links To Get You Through The Day

15 Jan

And just like that, we are halfway through January already. Will 2014 fly by as quickly as 2013 did? I don’t want to turn 26 so time needs to slow down! 😉

Here are your health links for today:

Do you have an easy, go-to snack recipe? Please share! I’m always looking for healthy snack ideas because I have a killer sweet tooth…

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Health/Fitness Links To Get You Through The Day

8 Jan

Thankfully today is a bit warmer than yesterday…it was single digits in NJ, and probably below zero with the windchill. Yet Saturday it will be in the 50s??! Crazy weather…

Here are your health links for today:

Have you tried spinning? I wish I had a SoulCycle near me because I keep hearing how awesome it is!

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