Workout of the Week: Buns and Thighs Builder

Who doesn’t love buns and thighs?

In this case, we’re not talking about biscuits and fried chicken – we’re talking about toned, sculpted glutes and quads!

We get it – it can be intimidating being surrounded by seemingly flawless bodies, especially when it’s time to hit the beach. Don’t let another Summer pass feeling self-conscious and unhappy with your body!

Try out this short, 15 minute buns and thighs workout so you can confidently strut your stuff on the beach in no time. Be your own body goals!

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Recipes: Baked Avocado and Egg

Oh the avocado, the famous green fruit often mistaken for a vegetable.

The avocado may get a bad rep for being full of fat (the GOOD kind, by the way), however, it’s such a diverse meal staple! You can let your imagination run wild when it comes to this nutritionally packed fruit, which is where this baked avocado and egg recipe comes in.

That’s right, your two favorite breakfast foods combined into one. And what’s great about this dish is not only is it perfect for on the go, but it’s low in calories and filling!

Ready to dive into this savory goodness? Let’s dig in!

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Your Guide to a Healthy Vacation…Seriously!

Cruise ships. Road trips.

Swimming. Fishing.

Lot’s of food (and good company, too).

Nothing beats summer vacation!

Summer vacation—a chance to unwind and escape the stresses of the world!

But for the health-conscious man or woman, vacation can be scary—especially after making lots of progress in the gym. I mean, what do you think will happen to someone’s diet when they’re around unhealthy food 24/7?

That’s IF you don’t have the tools to fight those vacation temptations…

Don’t fret. We’ve got all the tools you’ll need (and more) to keep your fitness goals in sight, even when you’re out of town. Check out our secrets to a guilt-free vacation—because vacation dieting isn’t THAT scary when you leave prepared!

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Why You Need Rest Days Between Workouts

You know that exciting burst of inspiration you get when you’ve been working out for a couple of weeks and finally see results? You feel so pumped and ready to keep pushing forward that you forget to take a breather. Then suddenly, you’re so sore that you can’t even sit up in bed.

When we first start working out, we typically get so caught up in the great results that we want to keep working out day, after day, after day with no rest.

Like most things in life, too much of a good thing can be damaging. Like when you eat a lot of chocolate in one sitting and end up feeling like you’re going to hurl.

Exercising consistently is great, and extremely important to your overall health. Some of the many benefits of working out includes raising your endorphins, boosting your energy, reducing your risk of heart disease, increased strength, and improved self-confidence.

With all these amazing benefits, it seems crazy to not want to go hard in the gym every day, right?

While regular exercise will keep your body in tip top shape, it’s also important to remember that your muscles need time to recuperate after intense workouts.

Here’s some reasons why you should take rest days between stretches of workout days to maximize the results of your fitness journey:

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Workout of the Week: Absolutely Arms

The sun is shining, the heat is radiating, and the sweat is ever present…it must be Summer!

It’s tank top and strapless dress season, which means showing off your arms is pretty inevitable.

Maybe you look down at your arms and notice some flab you want to tighten, or maybe you just wish you had some Michelle Obama muscle definition.

Whatever the case is, we want to get you an exclusive ticket to the gun show! Give this arm toning workout a try – it’ll only take 15 minutes of your day. We’ve seen makeup tutorials longer than that!

Ready to get the firm arms you’ve always wanted? Let’s go!

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