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How To Avoid Temptation at the Grocery Store

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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Workout of the Week: Jump Away Jiggle

Looking to fight the flab? Then today’s workout is perfect for you!

Stubborn, unwanted fat is a pain to look at, and an even bigger pain to lose.

Fear not! We’ve got a great exercise routine that’s going to shake off the jiggle in just 15 minutes!

We’re talking planks, jump squats, box jumps, the whole shebang!

You’ll feel your heart racing, your blood pumping, and those endorphins flowing – making you feel like you’re on top of the world!

Enough talking about it, let’s get started!

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Recipes: Back-to-School Easy Apple Ring Pancakes

You know Summer is officially over when you start seeing hundreds of back-to-school ads take over the media.

Heck, the moment you step into a store it’s all about back to school clothes, supplies, and accessories!

It’s bitter sweet, but now it’s time to get the kids out of vacation mode and into focus mode!

What better way to start their first day of school than with a fresh batch of nutritional, apple ring pancakes?!

This recipe is quick, easy, delicious, and packed with healthy goodness.

And let’s be honest, nothing gets a kid out of bed faster in the morning than the smell of breakfast cooking!

So grab a mixing bowl and let’s get started!

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Workout of the Week: Up & Down Fitness Fun!

Ready for some fitness fun??

Today’s workout is guaranteed to get you jumping up and pushing down. We’re talking burpees, plyo box jumps, and mountain climbers.

We’ve mixed in a good amount of cardio too, so you’ll be able to burn off fat and get those muscles toned!

This workout follows the “11 Rep Round” model. You are going to do either plyo box jumps or burpees, but you will always end up doing 11 total reps per round. Go at your own pace! You’ve got 11 minutes to pump out as many rounds as you can.

You ready for this?

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Recipes: Taco Egg Muffins

It’s taco time: egg edition.

You might not think to put tacos and eggs together, but they actually can make quite the healthy combo.

Eggs are a super source of protein. There’s a reason why Rocky Balboa would drink a glass of egg yolks before training (we don’t recommend doing this, though)…

Now check this out. Normally, you’d splatter a little ketchup or hot sauce on your eggs to give them some added taste. See, we know that you can do better than that…

This recipe includes most of the components of your average taco without the carb-heavy tortilla included. What could be better than that?

Plus, you can make these muffins into little cups, which are easy to bring with you wherever you go!

So what are you waiting for? Scroll down and see how you can make these heavenly taco treats for yourself!

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5 “Healthy Food” Myths Blocking Your Weight Loss Goals

Let’s say it’s Sunday afternoon. You’re walking through the grocery store looking for some healthy meals and snacks you can prepare for the week.

You’ve decided to get serious about making a lifestyle change, and work hard for the body of your dreams!

You walk down the aisles, shopping list in hand, ready to make those good choices.

You keep in mind all the “healthy food” advertisements you’ve seen popping up on the internet lately and promptly fill up your cart.

The grip on your 6 shopping bags is as strong as ever as you make the super human one-trip-trek from the car to the kitchen.

Then you realize, you didn’t actually look at the the nutrition labels before you bought the food.

You start reading through each of your items and you’re practically speechless at the amount of sugar and fat that’s actually in these supposed “healthy” foods!

You’re not alone in this situation, advertising has a funny way of making not-so-healthy foods appear to have all the right nutrients your body needs.

Warning: These foods may be a shock! But if you’re truly serious about getting in shape, you should definitely continue reading!

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