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Thursday, December 18, 2014

Eat Clean Christmas Meal Plan

Still not sure what you are making for Christmas dinner? Whether you are in charge of the entire meal, a side dish or even a dessert, try this Eat Clean Christmas Meal Plan to help you with your meal this Holiday season.

Eat Clean Christmas Meal Plan

Main Course

Side Dishes

We sincerely hope this meal plan takes a little stress off as you prepare for Christmas. 

Merry Christmas!

Wednesday, December 17, 2014

Clean Eat Recipe :: Healthy Gingerbread Fudge

Craving fudge? Love gingerbread? Give this recipe a try! It doesn't get quite as firm as the regular fudge that we are all used to but it is still delicious! It's also the perfect serving size for two people!

Healthy Gingerbread Fudge

4 Tbsp almond butter or peanut butter
2 Tbsp pure maple syrup
1/4 tsp cinnamon
1/4 tsp nutmeg
1/4 tsp ground ginger
Unsweetened vanilla almond milk, to desired consistency

1. Combine all ingredients
2. Line bottom of pan with parchment paper (we used a Pyrex dish). Pour batter into pan.
3. Place in freezer until fudge is desired consistency.
4. Enjoy!

Monday, December 15, 2014

Clean Eat Recipe :: Cinnamon Roll Protein Shake

Craving cinnamon rolls? Why not make a protein shake that tastes like one?! It smells amazing and tastes even better!

Cinnamon Roll Protein Shake

3 Tbsp - 1/3 cup liquid egg whites (pasteurized)
3/4 cup unsweetened vanilla almond milk
1 scoop/packet vanilla protein powder (we use TLS whey protein powder)
1/4 tsp cinnamon
1 tsp pure maple syrup
1 small scoop Stevia

Add all ingredients to a blender (we use a Vitamix) and blend!

- Whitney

Sunday, December 14, 2014

Home Alone Workout

You will never watch Home Alone the say way again! Incorporate this workout into your movie night - get the kids to join in too!

- Scott and Whitney

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Thursday, December 11, 2014

Gym Etiquette - Things You Should NEVER Do At the Gym

Let's have a little fun with today's post! I can't help but laugh when I see something out of the ordinary at the gym. For all of you gym "newbies" out there, it's not usually you! These gym faux-paus are typically made by those regulars that just get a little too comfortable at the gym. Feel free to add to this list, so leave a comment with your take on what you should NEVER do at the gym and we just might add it to the post!

Let's get started! Remember, this is all in good fun!

1. Wear shorts that DO NOT cover your bottom. Ladies, I am talking to you, but the same goes for the guys out there! Do a bend test in the mirror or the gym locker room BEFORE you step foot in the public gym setting.

2. Wear white tights/leggings to the gym. You plan to sweat in the gym, right? Um... enough said!

3. Stare at members you don't know (and it really isn't polite to stare at anyone you do know either)! Staring at people typically doesn't get you a positive response from the other person.

4. Talk about someone at the gym, especially in earshot of them!

5. Grunt loudly. Now you might be struggling to get the weight up in the gym, but if you are pounding out 5 or 10 pounds of weight, chances are you don't need to make it seem like you are working to 100% capacity. (Although if you are, good for you! Just do it a little more quietly!)

6. Ask the person next to you out on a date. I've seen this happen SO many times, it's quite comical now! A man, typically has had his eye on a certain girl in the gym and conveniently finds exercises or reasons to stand by where she is working out (ie. the water fountain or whatever machine or free weights are located near the Aerobics Room door) and pounces on her as soon as he sees his first opportunity. Most of us (and I say most) go to the gym to workout - we don't care about meeting guys and scoring dates (especially us married ladies).

7.  Start using someone's machine without asking. This is just plain rude! If you are interested in using a certain piece of equipment and think that someone else is still using it, ask them!

8. Shower without flip flops. Again... enough said!

9. Comment on someone's baby bump in the locker room. True story! It happened to me when I was pregnant with Bryce! Baby bumps are cute, but keep that comment for after the person is changing! So weird!

Have something you want to add to the list? Leave it in the comments section below!

Wednesday, December 10, 2014

Rockin' Rudolph Runner's Christmas Playlist

Did you enjoy our Christmas-themed workout playlist from last week, the Santa Shuffle Workout Playlist? If so, you will certainly enjoy this playlist. We've scoured our music selection for the best upbeat songs to keep your legs moving and your heart pumping as you get outside or hop on the treadmill to run a few miles in between shopping and wrapping presents. 

Rockin' Rudolph Runner's Christmas Playlist

The Man with All the Toys - The Beach Boys
Merry Christmas Darling* - Glee Cast
Jingle Bell Rock - Rascal Flatts
Christmas Is - Run DMC
This Christmas (Hang All the Mistletoe) - Macy Gray
Jingle Bell Rock - Billy Idol (because 1 version just isn't enough!)
Santa Claus is Coming to Town - A Rocket to the Moon
Christmas, Baby Please Come Home - Anberlin

*Denotes it is included in Amazon Music Prime Membership and can be downloaded with a Prime Membership or a Prime Membership Free Trial.

Happy Running!