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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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10 Tips to Stop Stress Eating

10 Tips to Stop Stress Eating

  10 tips to stop stress eating!!  With 46 days till Christmas (aahhh) the holidays can be a stressful time, especially on our diets!! Here are some tips to STOP stress eating!! What do you do when you get stressed?? Chewing gum is another great option, there are lots of things to add but here are 10 things to try to get you through stressful times WITHOUT reaching for the bag of chips from the vending machine!!   10 Tips to STOP Stress Eating -Have a cup of black tea.  -Take a break & unplug from everything. -Keep mandarin oranges on hand, the smell & peeling will help calm you down. -Snack on something with a shell, like pistachios.  -Listen to your favorite song.  -Do yoga, or meditate.  -Practice positive self talk- “I can do this,” “I won’t let this get me down.” -Read a book-one to grow your personal development. -You matter, make time for YOURSELF. -Exercise everyday.

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Quick Workout Routine

Quick Workout Routine

Needing a little extra post Halloween routine to add to your day?? This quick workout routine will do the trick!  It’s efficient and doesn’t take long, perfect to add into your day whenever you have a few extra minutes.  It’s crazy how adding quick fitness routines into your day really make a difference!  This will go perfect with whatever daily workout you are currently doing or on a down day! Enjoy!! 60 second plank 25 jumping jacks 25 burgees 15 lunges ( each side) 25 mountain climbers 25 jumping jacks  60 second plank Repeat 3X

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Halloween Candy Burpee Calculator

Halloween Candy Burpee Calculator

  Check out this Halloween Candy Burpee Calculator!  Sometimes “Fun Size” isn’t so fun after all…..especially when you look at it in terms of burpees!! eeekkkk    Talk about spooky!! haha Just some fun facts to keep in mind before you are tempted to dive into your kids Halloween baskets! It’s really not worth it when you look at it like this!!   There are tons of different things you can do with your child’s candy.  Let them pick a couple pieces and then take it to a dentist, a lot will trade it for money.  There is also a new thing called the Switch Witch, that is pretty neat, the child leaves the candy basket out and the Switch Witch comes and replaces it with a small toy.  You could also take it to work with you and leave it in the break room, that’s a sure way to get rid of it fast!  This is for sure something to keep in mind when you have 2, 3, 4…..who knows how many “fun size” candy bars!  Seems pretty harmless until you look at it like this!!

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28 Non-Candy Halloween Treat Ideas

28 Non-Candy Halloween Treat Ideas

Here 28 Non-Candy Halloween Treat Ideas, if you are looking for some non-candy ideas (because let’s be real, there is NO way they need ALL that candy!)  You can get all of these very reasonable from the Dollar store and Oriental Trading has tons of little items in bulk and it’s still not too late to order!! Not only is it better for them than candy, it is also perfect for kids with allergies….win/win! 28 Non-Candy Halloween Treat Ideas glow sticks fake mustaches chapstick DIY Slime pirate eye patch stickers bookmarks vampire teeth squishy eyeballs Halloween pencils plastic insects shaped pencil toppers mini play dough crayons Halloween eyeball poppers bouncy balls chalk silly straws slap bracelets temporary tattoos stamps spider rings fun shaped glasses fake fingers Halloween shaped erasers bubbles Halloween shaped cookie cutters bag of beads & string for bracelets Enjoy!! Erin

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Quick Thigh Workout Routine

Quick Thigh Workout Routine

Who needs a little Quick Thigh Workout?? The thigh area is one that is very specific and we can always work on. Add this quick routine to your daily workout for a little extra kick!! Have an amazing Tuesday friends!!    Try these thigh exercises: -Single leg straight arm side plank (30 seconds each side) -25 Plie Squats -20 Scissor Jumping Jacks -Lateral side lunge (15 each side) -20 Plank Jacks   Enjoy! Erin  

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