A Smoothie A Day Keeps The Doctor Away… Try This Chocolate Banana Protein Smoothie!

Starting on July 1st, Melissa and I decided to replace one meal a day with a smoothie.  It has been 10 days since I started, and my favorite smoothie so far is a chocolate banana protein (Vega® Protein & Greens – Chocolate) smoothie.  YUM! See my recipe below.

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Remember When We Didn’t Know What Tabata Was?

A little over a week ago, I went back to visit Nex Level Fitness – Doylestown to take Amy’s Saturday morning tabata class (See full review here).  I seriously forgot what I was missing! WOW! From the second I walked in, until the second I walked out, Amy’s energy was amazing. Talk about a great motivator! All throughout class, she encouraged people by name, and kept the class moving at such a fast pace. 

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We Worked Off Some Serious Frustrations At UFC Gym (Lansdale)! TRX and Kickboxing In One Class?! Sign Up Now!

Name: UFC Gym

Location: Lansdale, PA

Instructor: Dan – He was fantastic! Dan was constantly walking around the room, demonstrating, and offering modifications those of us that needed it.  He was also very encouraging and let us know when we were doing a good job. 

Exercise Type: MATRX – no, not like the movie, even though that’s the first thing we thought… Kenau, anyone?!

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Are Vitamins A Waste Of Money?

I was watching a rerun of a Big Bang Theory episode the other day on TV when Penny and Sheldon were at the grocery store. Penny talks about picking up vitamins and Sheldon, in only the way Sheldon can, let’s Penny know that even though she purchased vitamins, she really purchased very expensive urine, since her body could only absorb a small amount of nutrients in the vitamins she was taking. That got me thinking, are vitamins a waste of money? 

So… are vitamins a waste of your hard-earned money?

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Friday Fitness Tip – What Are The Best Post-Workout Snacks?

A little while ago we posted about finding the right pre-workout snack, and now we want to share the perfect post-workout snack.  This week’s Friday Fitness Tip is “What Are The Best Post-Workout Snacks?”

Most of us give a lot of thought to our pre-workout snack, and just let the post-workout snack fall to the wayside. It is just as important. The bottom line is this, consuming the right nutrients after exercise can help rebuild your muscle proteins and glycogen stores (these are used as fuel when you are exercising). It also helps stimulate growth of new muscle.  The best post-workout snack has a 3:1 ratio of carbs to protein. 

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Are You Sick Of Your “Normal” Burger Night? Then Try These Greek Turkey Burgers With Tzatziki Sauce And Greek Tomato Salad

In the summer, turkey burgers are a staple in my house. I don’t grill, that’s my husband’s job, so they’re easy to make for me 🙂  I wanted to mix up our “normal” turkey burger night, and stumbled upon this recipe because I am a sucker for Medeterranian food. All I can say is WOW. These Greek Turkey Burgers With Tzatziki Sauce And Greek Tomato Salad burgers were so freakin’ delicious. My husband couldn’t stop talking about how he wanted to eat another one. I promise you… you’ll want to make these!

Enjoy!
Meghan

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Are You Looking to Spice Up Your Activewear? Harper and Sky Has Just What You Need!

Fashionable, comfortable, and functional activewear? Sign us up! We recently teamed up with Harper and Sky to bring to you some of their awesome activewear pieces. These mommas are fitness fanatics, and this brand is top notch! Not only did we look fantastic, the clothes were also practical.  

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Need To Work Off Some Stress? Go to CKO Kickboxing (Doylestown)!

Name: CKO Kickboxing

Location: Doylestown, PA

Instructor: Kelly – she was great! She told us where to position ourselves at the start of class to make sure we could see her. She walked us through the various punches and kicks before class started, and showed us the proper way to execute so we didn’t hurt ourselves.

Exercise Type: Kickboxing – we want to start by saying, holy hell this is a FANTASTIC way to get out some frustration!  Being a working mom, a stay-at-home mom, or hell… a person, there are a ton of stressors that take over our lives from time to time. In any case, take this class to release all of that bad energy.  There is nothing more satisfying than using all of your energy to punch and kick this huge bag!

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Friday Fitness Tip – Swap A Bad Decision For A Good One

This week’s Friday Fitness Tip is to Swap A Bad Decision With A Good One. We have all been there. We have all made bad decisions. It sucks, and usually we feel guilty afterwards. When it comes to your fitness regime or healthy lifestyle, think about a decision you have made (or maybe haven’t made) and swap it out for a better one.  

We will give you an example.

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5 Ways To Motivate Yourself To Walk More

It’s no secret that sedentary lifestyles are unhealthy. Get up! Walk more! Take the steps! Park farther away! It all seems so easy before actually having to do it, right? Walking is so beneficial, and we want you all to be healthy! We came up with 5 ways to help encourage you to walk more.

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