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Workout of the Week: Did Someone Say Burpee?!

Thursday August 31, 2017

If you haven’t had the pleasure of meeting Burpee, allow me to introduce you!

Burpee is a full body workout that is best for strength training and aerobic exercise. Here’s how it works!

  • Begin in a standing position
  • Drop into a squat position
  • Kick your feet back to a push up position
  • Immediately bounce your feet back to a squat position
  • Jump up as high as possible with your hands in the air and repeat the steps

They may get a bad rep for being difficult, but the results they give you definitely put them at the top of the list for effective workouts!

Now that you’ve been acquainted, let’s get this exercise started!

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Recipes: Easy Teriyaki Salmon Swimming Up!

Thursday August 31, 2017

Ahhh salmon, the super food of protein…and one of spring fashion’s most popular colors, but that’s not what this post is about.

Not only is salmon packed with healthy omega 3’s, protein, and vitamin B12, it’s also an incredibly diverse dish that can be served in so many ways!

We know meal prepping may get a little boring or tedious without variation, so that’s why we’re here to bring you tasty recipes that you’ll look forward to eating more than a couple times a week!

Today’s catch is coated in a delicious marinade of ginger, soy sauce, lemon juice, and other goodies that you’ll just have to continue reading to find out!

If you’re looking for a quick, easy, and healthy meal packed with nutrients, then you’ve come to the right blog post!

Let’s get to cooking!

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13 Funny Tweets That Will Make You Laugh If You’ve Worked Out at FBBC

Wednesday August 30, 2017

Do you even FBBC bro?!

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How to Break Through a Plateau and See Results

Wednesday August 30, 2017

Have you ever seen that show “The Biggest Loser”?

It’s this television show that brings on people who really want to lose weight. They get access to the best trainers, proper nutrition, and state-of-the-art training equipment…

Oh yeah, and whoever wins gets to keep a nice cash reward, too.

Here’s what usually happens to contestants on the show: they experience incredible weight loss during the first few weeks of the show. Once their journey hits the middle stretch, however, contestants start to see fewer and fewer results…

It’s natural for weight loss to plateau once someone starts burning all the excess fat stored in their body. That’s just a sign that you’re on the right path to a permanent healthy lifestyle!

Sometimes, though, that wall is self-induced—people slowly fall off their healthy habits and pay the price for it.

Today, let’s talk about getting through this plateau and seeing the results you’ve always wanted for yourself!

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Recipes: Olive-Stuffed Turkey Meatballs

Friday August 25, 2017

Olives and turkey meatballs? Say what?

Those might not be the first two things you’d think to pair together, but they actually combine to make a nutritious and savory meal!

Turkey meatballs are a healthy alternative to their regular counterpart, and of course, they’re packed with a good amount of protein. The olives inside add a bold layer of flavor to an already scrumptious dish.

Switch the pasta out for some veggies for a complete meal!

Ready for this Italian treat? You won’t be disappointed!

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Workout of the Week: Full Body Twister

Friday August 25, 2017

180° twist jump squats? Russian twists?

No, those aren’t snowboarding tricks or ice skating aerials. They’re part of today’s workout!

Today’s session is going to twist you up! You’ll be getting in a full body workout that’s going to burn calories and get you in shape!

You’re going to be stretching and bending a lot during this one, so make sure you’re ready to get flexy with it! We know this is going to tone your whole body; I mean, you’ll be on your way to that Greek god body you’ve always wanted.

Ready to take on the “full body twister”? Here we go!

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Recipes: Easy Cinnamon Baked Apple Chips

Thursday August 24, 2017

Move over potatoes, there’s a new chip in town – and its name is apple!

Traditional potato chips you buy from the store are loaded with sodium, oil, and all kinds artery clogging fat in between.

But gosh darn it, they’re so addicting! Which is why you tend to fall down a rabbit hole of salt from that first bite.

If you and your family are chip lovers, these cinnamon baked apple chips will satisfy your need for something crunchy.

The best part is they’re oven baked, use minimal sweeteners, and topped with a dash of cinnamon!

This is a perfect side to put in your child’s lunch box or take to worth with you for an afternoon snack.

Hey, you can even enjoy them as an after dinner dessert!

Put on your apron and let’s start cooking!

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Workout of the Week: Exercise Buddies Unite!

Thursday August 24, 2017

What’s better than getting in killer shape?

Getting in killer shape with a friend!

This partner workout is designed to give you and your buddy a high intensity, fat burning work out – at the same time!

Here’s how it works:

These workouts will have 30 second work intervals followed by 5 seconds of rest/transition intervals.

Partner #1 will do as many reps as they can in the Primary Movement, and Partner #2 will hold the Secondary Movement for as long as they can. So if Amy is Partner #1, she will do as many squat jacks as possible; while she’s doing that, Sarah will be holding a plank for 30 seconds. Then both partners will switch.

Ready to get fit with your BFF? Lets get started!

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How to Stay In and Stay Healthy

Wednesday August 23, 2017

It’s a late Friday night. Samantha is at home watching a movie…

The movie is a super intense thriller. She’s on the edge of her seat!

You know what’s OFF the edge of her seat? Two bags of popcorn, an empty box of chocolate, and two empty soda cans…

In the span of a few hours, Samantha mindlessly ate unhealthy snack after unhealthy snack. The diet she’d been working on maintaining for the past few weeks was going down the drain…

Staying in for a quiet night at the house can either be really healthy or really unhealthy. Today’s blog is your guide to making sure you make the most of your night in—and reign victorious over those greasy, juicy unhealthy cravings.

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How To Avoid Temptation at the Grocery Store

Tuesday August 22, 2017

When you step into a grocery store, you’re stepping into a land of healthy vs unhealthy choices.

These choices are either going to make or break your fitness goals.

Will you be pulled in by the sweet scent of cakes? Or will you stand your ground and power walk to the produce aisle?

This may sound a little intimidating, but it doesn’t have to be!

You are the decision maker of your life and you call the shots . So put down the powdered donuts and pick up those leafy greens!

We’re going to give you some tips on staying on track while food shopping so that you can reach for the healthy options every time!

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