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Healthy Road Trip Snack ideas

Healthy Road Trip Snack ideas

Road Trip season is upon us, so here is a great starter list of Healthy Road Trip Snack Ideas!! It can be ssoo easy to just pick something up on the road and then regret it later!! A little preparation and planning beforehand is the key!! Here are a few healthy ideas for go-to healthy road trip snacks!!  Here’s to healthy road trips without any guilt!! Almonds Homemade trail mix Nut butter Ezekiel bread Baby carrots Cut up sweet peppers Grapes Apples Cherry tomatoes Celery Roasted chickpeas Sliced turkey/veggie wrap Single serve hummus Shakeology Cut up cheese Homemade energy bars Hard boiled eggs

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Quick Pool Workout Routine

Quick Pool Workout Routine

  Get in the water and have FUN with this Quick Pool Workout Routine!!  Summer time=a lot of time spent at the pool for a lot of people so here is a quick workout you try out in the pool some time this summer!! Get off the lounge chair & in the water, who said the kids should get to have all the fun!! 1 minute high knees 25 jumping jacks 10 squat jumps 25 flutter kicks 1 minute run in place Outer leg lift (20 each side) 1 minute back leg kicks 25 jumping jacks   Enjoy!! XO, Erin

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5 Reasons you need to start meditating

5 Reasons you need to start meditating

Have you ever considered meditating??  I have 5 reasons you need to start meditating, but first let me tell you what a game-changer this has been for me to start my day off right positively and with balance.  Something that I’ve added to my morning routine each morning for 5-10 minutes that has made a world of difference!!  I do guided meditation because I have too much noise in my head so it helps to listen to someone else’s voice and words to guide me through the meditation!  I would 100% give this a chance.  My tip: download the free app Insight Timer (guided meditations organized by playlists.) Check out Morning Meditation, pick one you like and do it for 5-20 minutes a day and see and feel the difference.  Liston on headphones to help block everything else out!   Here are 5 reasons you need to start meditating: 1. Reduces stress, anxiety & depression. 2.  Give you self-control & helps you feel balanced. 3.  Makes you fee happy with positive thoughts. 4.  Improves focus, attention and memory. 5. Boosts brain power & critical thinking skills.

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Rainy Day Quick Workout

Rainy Day Quick Workout

A Rainy Day Quick Workout Routine to help  kick those rainy day blues!!!  If you are in Indiana it’s been raining non-stop for days!!!  So let’s get those endorphins flowing with a mid afternoon pick me up Rainy Day Workout Routine!!! Nothing better than a good workout to feel better, this gray, rainy weather can really zap all the energy out of you!!  Hang in there, we’ve got this!!  Give this quick workout routine a try, add to your normal workout, or just do it solo and see if you can do it two times!!  You’ve got this!! 20 squats 10 push ups 1 minute side plank (30 seconds each side) 20 scissor kicks 10 tricep dips 15 burpees 30 second wall sit  

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3 Tips to Start Your Week Right

3 Tips to Start Your Week Right

  It’s Monday, here are 3 tips on getting your week started right!!  Let’s accomplish goals & make some progress!  Always remember, there are going to be road block and obstacles so don’t ever expect to be perfect!   You don’t have to be perfect to make PROGRESS, you just have to keep moving forward!  Monday morning is a perfect time to set some concrete goals so you don’t end up spinning the hamster wheel all week and then Friday comes and you didn’t get what you really wanted to do done! 1.     Determine 3 areas of your life that you want to make progress in this week??  Progress, that doesn’t mean reach for the stars, just make progress!!  2.    Find a journal, take 7 pieces of paper label each day of the week Monday-Sunday, each morning write down what your action plan is for the day.  Write down what are you going to do today to make progress in the 3 areas of you life!  Simple steps to help you make progress. 3.    Emotionally commit, how is this going to make you feel?  Visualize yourself finishing. If you set this action plan and you achieved at the end, how will that…

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5 Exercises to Lose Those Love Handles

5 Exercises to Lose Those Love Handles

  Check out these 5 Exercises to Lose Those Love Handles if you had a few too many chocolates for Valentines Day!!  Sometimes we can get caught up in the moment and the next thing we realize the WHOLE heart box of chocolates is almost gone!  But don’t fret, today is a new day and I have included 5 easy, quick exercises that will help you lose those love handles!!  This is a great routine to add to your daily routine or on a day you don’t have a lot of time. Side Plank (each side 30 seconds) Standing side crunch (25 each side) Russian twists (30 total) Scissor Kicks (30 seconds) Twisting Plank (15 each side) Repeat 3X

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Foods That Boost Your Mood & Energy

Foods That Boost Your Mood & Energy

Here are 14 Foods That Boost Your Mood & Energy!  I don’t know about you, but it’s mid-winter here in Indiana and sometimes we need a little mood/energy lift to get us through the days!! Who feels me?? Here are a few foods that will help boost your mood and give you some extra energy to make it through the day! Less than 6 weeks till Spring, whoop whoop!!    Food That Boost Your Mood & Energy Cashews/almonds/hazelnuts spoonful of honey salmon/lean meats bananas leafy greens/spinach apples oranges sweet potato water dark chocolate coffee tea yogurt eggs

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10 Tips to Drink More Water

10 Tips to Drink More Water

  Here are 10 Tips to drink more water!!  We all know we should drink more water!! Drinking more water is not only a more healthy option than sugary drinks, it also improves digestion, relives fatigue, controls calories and makes your skin look better by locking in moisture! I mean can’t get much better than that!! So my task to you is find ways to incorporate more water into your daily routine!! Have plan and stick with it… Here are 10 ideas to help give you get started!!   Set a clock to remind you. Drink it through a straw. Drink sparkling water for a fizz. Make it a habit. Add lemon, crushed mint leaves, strawberries and sliced cucumbers. Drink when you’re hungry. Get a fun water bottle or tumbler and take with you everywhere. Eat your water-melons, cucumbers, berries and celery. Add some spice to your food. Drink a glass of water before bed.

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10 Minute Thigh Workout

10 Minute Thigh Workout

This 10 Minute Thigh Workout is perfect if you nee to add a little something extra to your daily exercise routine or lunch break!!  This thigh workout is quick and effective!  Start this NOW and you’ll be good to go for short season in a few months!! eekkk Spring/summer will be here before we know it and this thigh workout will help get those thighs in shape!! Try to repeat 3 times if you can!   20 Plié Squats 20 Side Lunges (10 on each side) 30 Jumping Jacks 10 Plyometric Squats 20 Forward Lunges with dumbbells (1o each leg) 1 Minute Wall Sit 25 Mountain Climbers 20 Plié Squats Enjoy! Erin        

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Quick Christmas Workout

Quick Christmas Workout

Who is ready for a little Quick Christmas Workout?? On the 12th day of Christmas my fitness friend gave to me……a 12 day Christmas Workout!! Do these 12 fun workouts until Christmas…you won’t be disappointed!!  Time to finish 2016 off right and start 2017 on the right path!!  12 burpees 11 mountain climbers 10 Squats 9 push ups 8 lunges 7 flutter kicks 6 tuck jumps 5 jumping jack 4 chair dips 3 plank jacks 2 minute wall sit 1 minute plank   Enjoy! Erin  

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