Feeling fit for Fall? Fall in love with these cheesy baked Protein Crisps and all natural Power Crackers. We also included our Trainers Top 3 Fitness Hacks. Learn 3 easy ways to lose stubborn fat. The key to staying motivated when the seasons are changing or just when you’re needing some inspiration is to change your perspective. These fitness tips will help you shift your focus and make having a solid fitness routine easier.
It’s a win win when you can enjoy a guilt free super Cheesy snack and lose stubborn fat with all the right hacks.
Fitness Hack #1: Discover your stress free exercise.
Discover your stress free exercise. What works for YOU? By works, we mean what exercise does your body respond to best. Typically we workout to achieve major fitness goals and we often stress our body and put added stress on our joints in the process. This tip is something our trainer encourages. Stress is often a reason why we hold stubborn fat and struggle to stick with a fitness routine. It is important to include stress free exercise in your routine. Enjoy this 2 for 1 because this one is also great to strengthen your mind and build healthy fitness habits.
Here’s a few options to eliminate that stress. Water exercise and calming yoga and meditation. An example is adding Elementary Back Stroke to your lap swim or basic aquatic exercises. Our Trainer encourages the use of yoga to prevent injuries. Her favorite injury prevention yoga is Yoga With Adriene.
Fall in love with this cheesy snack. Nothing takes the edge off of a stressful day like tasty cheesy yumminess. These Protein Crisps are the perfect post workout snack and they are the healthiest way to satisfy your cheese craving.
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Fitness Hack #2: You do it everyday, but done right can make all the difference.
Connect with your breathe. The best athletes practice proper breathing and start and finish position of every move. Here’s how you can practice proper breathing. When you connect with your breath workouts are more effective.
Here’s an example and how to prepare so you can connect with your breathe before and during an exercise.
Lying leg lifts – First, lying down inhale and fill your belly up with air. Second, exhale pulling your navel to spine. Pretend there were a string pulling your belly button closer to the floor. Third, keep your spine glued to the floor throughout the movement. Test: make sure your back is glued to the floor, so you cannot fit anything under your back, not a pencil or a finger.
Here are a few resources to learn breathing techniques for a more effective workout. The first is from the Daily Burn and the second is from Greatist.
Fitness Hack #3: Rest and recover with a Fit Snack break.
Here’s another 2 for 1. Use rest time during a long workout to eat a Fit Snack. Athletes everywhere do it, in fact, most creators of the snacks in the box are active, fit and healthy athletes, fitness professionals and fit families (the Fit Snack family being one). Back to Hack #3.
Rest is important. It’s not cool to not let your body rest. Think of how you would feel if you missed a few nights of sleep in a row. That’s how your muscles feel when you don’t include proper recovery and rejuvenation. Our Trainers rule of thumb is: Short workouts require 30 second rest and longer workouts require 1 minute, though it depends no the type of exercise, but this is a good base. Then comes the snacks, good thing our Trainer is also a Nutritionist.
When you’re working out and you don’t have clean, whole food nutrition your muscles feel starved. Sleep deprived and hungry is no way to meet your goals, in fact this encourages your body to retain stubborn fat. The proper nutrients in your recovery snack can make all the difference in getting your body to work for you and burn stubborn fat stores. Here’s the snack to recover with after a workout:
CAN YOU RECALL THE BEST TASTING “HEALTH FOOD” YOU EVER TASTED IN YOUR LIFE?
One that’s full of flavor, has an appealing texture, tastes like a decadent gourmet treat and yet made with simple, clean and organic ingredients. I bet you can’t, or most likely you have tried, but it’s not a healthy food– it was probably just junk food.
HERE AT FOODS ALIVE, WE ARE CREATORS OF REAL HEALTH FOOD.
We don’t sacrifice taste for health and we definitely don’t sacrifice health for taste– in fact, we enhance the taste and healthiness by making it with only the best tasting organic, non-GMO, gluten free, raw, vegan and kosher ingredients.
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A jerky inspired by a century of tradition and a lifetime of hard work. We found the perfect flavor filled snack for your gym bag. A high in protein, no junk, mouth watering cut of jerky. Build your body up with fuel created by a pro.
Meet American Body Builder and 2x Arnold Class Winner, Branch Warren. He is the Founder of Wicked Cutz.
Recover Like A Body Builder
Whether you’re building muscle or focusing on endurance training, recovery is the key to success. It requires protein, but not all protein is created equally. First of all, not all protein contains all of your essential amino acids. Amino acids are the building blocks for new cells aka those gains you’ve been seeking. Every 24 hours after a tough workout this is the window you want to make sure you get the proper amount of protein and nutrients for that matter. In this time frame muscle is breaking down at a faster rate. If you don’t feed your body protein, rather than build muscle then the opposite will happen. Muscle breakdown occurs when we do not fuel our bodies properly.
Foods rich in protein are the key to recovery. Meat or foods containing meat have the highest bioavailable protein. Other foods with highly bioavailable protein are eggs, spirulina and milk or cheese. Bioavailable is just a fun way of saying the protein in a specific food is made available to your muscles much faster and more effectively.
Low in sugar, fat and calories and packed with whole food ingredients. Wicked Cutz is a jerky lovers dream. A flavor for every day of the week and the perfect Turkey Jerky for the best fuel after your hardest workouts.
In just 1 oz you get:
10 G protein
Low sugar, only 4 g per ounce
0 trans fat
All natural whole food ingredients
Now here’s a clean cut of jerky:
No artificial ingredients
No Nitrates or Nitrites
Turkey raised without antibiotics
No Added MSG
Wicked Cutz Turkey, Beef & Bacon Jerky
A flavor for every day of the week. The high quality of the ingredients come through in each bite. In our Fit Snack box we included Korean Style BBQ Turkey Jerky. Handcrafted with lean turkey breast and all natural ingredients, it has an unforgettable taste and texture but don’t let us tell you. You have to hear it from Wicked Cutz and you’ll see just how well they know their jerky.
Sweeter than your great grand papi’s molasses and saltier than your great grand mami’s tongue, our jerky is so flavorful and tangy that your lips won’t be the only thing that puckers . Sugar, soy sauce, sesame seed oil all come together to make this the best tasting Teriyaki Turkey jerky that will make your great grandparents roll over in their grave!
The perfect pre and post workout snack. Fuel for your workout with Turkey Jerky any day of the week. There’s a flavor of this jerky to fit any mood or to cure any craving.
Sit back on a Sunday with Sriracha Style Bacon Jerky or keep it simple with the Original Peppered Beef Jerky.
Founder Branch Warren learned the true value of hard work from his mother. Warren is a World Champion Professional Bodybuilder. A man with values that have been passed on through a century of tradition. When it comes to hard work we believe his mother said it best.
“Nobody is going to give you anything, but you can have anything you want if you work hard and earn it.”
Welcome to the launch of the three part Mind Body series. Our Nutritionist and Personal Trainer designed a simple three part workout and nutrition series. The purpose, to use Nutrition and Training guidance to maximize your energy and vitality in your every day life. This blog is meant to give you a sneak peek at part 1, we will email the full series to our August subscribers.
We welcome all fitness levels as there are modifications for beginner to advanced. If you are feeling stagnant or are needing to gain energy to increase stamina in your everyday life, we have the tools to turn that around. You will need some superfood packed Fit Snacks and the guidance of our Nutritionist and Personal Trainer. Sit back, enjoy a Fit Snack and prepare to bring your body into balance with an awesome workout and some stretches.
Wholesome food made with real ingredients. This is the place to start.
Mylk Labs Oatmeal Cups are perfectly balanced with real food ingredients. Each cup is not only satisfying, but crave worthy. 100% coconut sugar sweetened, grab & go oatmeal cups that use a unique roasted ground almond & oat base. Only 6 ingredients or less. Our Nutritionist loves these cups because they are low in sugar and high in the nutrients we need most.
A perfect balance of flavors. The names alone will inspire you.
Toasted Coconut and Cinnamon | Roasted Hazelnut and Cacao | Almond and Himalayan Sea Salt
Just add fruit for a fun cup of all the things you love in the morning! The beauty of Mylk Labs goes far beyond the cup into every single ingredient and the flavors are so deliciously simple you can add pretty much any fruit or tasty topping you want.
and there’s your pre-workout snack or breakfast on-the-go!
Stretching before the workout!
This is the time to calm your mind and prepare physically and mentally. Set the intention to workout mindfully. Focus on perfect form and connect with your breathe to benefit your body and mind. To start with a well balanced workout we need a pre workout stretch. This short bout of active stretching is designed to fully prepare your body for the every exercise. Never underestimate the pre workout stretch. With the perfect fuel you should be feeling energized. Now stretch and get in the zone.
Here’s a fun and functional circuit to get you moving! It is designed to full body strength and balance. When these exercises are performed in a circuit they are highly effective in burning fat and building lean muscle. Sign up for our News Letter and we will send the upcoming 3 part series with beginner and advanced level modifications from our Trainer.
A portion of the workout in Part One of the Mind Body series. Sign up for our mailing list here just scroll down and enter your email for this free 3 part series.
You have to be filling hungry after that 15 minute killer circuit. Here’s your post workout drink and snack bar! Snacking does not get any cleaner or more purely delicious than this.
Here’s a little LYNQ education. LYNQ stands for Love Yourself Unconditionally! If there is one way to love yourself it is by feeding your body the best the fuel it can receive and that’s exactly what LYNQ is. This is the healthiest smoothie we could find, a powder that allows you to add pure and delicious organic fruits and vegetables right to your favorite smoothie.
All natural simple ingredients. No added sugar. Dairy free, gluten free, soy free, Kosher, Vegan, Non- Gmo. Plant based nutrition, with no additives or preservatives.
At Fit Snack Freedom bar has everything we look for in a healthy snack. This is a bar your body actually needs. Perfectly balanced plant based nutrition and every single ingredient is recommended by our Nutritionist. Stock up on every flavor, you’ll be doing yourself a favor.
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Stretch it Out!
Training specific stretches from part One of the Mind Body series. Enjoy!
Sign up for our FitSnack to receive the full Mind | Body series. We are sending out Mind Body part One during the month of August.
You will have detailed training instruction for every move from our Certified Personal Trainer. Nutrition tips from our Nutritionist to help you kick unhealthy habits. If you are a beginner or advanced you can count on modifications. It is important to listen to your body on your journey of health and wellness and we hope to inspire that.
The first part of the series will be sent to your email in August if you are subscribed to Fit Snack. Part two and three coming in September and October. Join our community, we promise it just keeps getting better!
We’re kicking off the New Year right with snacks that will make your mouth water and energize your hardest workouts. Every box is 80% Gluten Free, low in sugar, high in protein and did we mention filled with super delicious snacks. Did we mention they’re healthy too! We just want you to feel spoiled this New Years and YOU deserve It ALL. Treat yourself to the highest quality snacks out there, each hand picked by a Nutritionist. Your Sneak Peek into this beautiful box starts with pure gourmet goodness.
You are what you eat! So take a peek at this box and then take a peek at yourself because you’re about to make some serious strides in becoming your best this year!
Start by using the highest quality product to increase your energy levels throughout the day. . .
Honey. If you guessed it then honey, you’re on to something as sweet as the success of completing your news years resolution. Also as simple. Remember when you keep things simple like snacking and eating whole food you will succeed every time.
If you know Fit Snack, then you know we love convenient, healthy and delicious snacks. No bs, no junk ever. This Honey is extra special.
Don’t take our word for it. Here’s the breakdown straight from Weeks Honey Farm. . . .
Weeks honey farm honey is sustainably sourced.
No better all natural energy snack is available! Weeks Honey Straws are always the perfect way to level up in your workout, increase your mental awareness, and get past that afternoon slump! Excellent source for pre and post workout energy. Made in USA. Product is Kosher and Gluten Free.Raw honey has been called “the perfect running fuel.” It provides an easily absorbed supply of energy in the form of liver glycogen, making it ideal for energetic morning starts and as a pre- and post-exercise energy source. Studies have shown honey to be one of the best choices of carbohydrate to consume right before exercising. Additionally, studies have revealed that as a sporting fuel, honey performs on a par with glucose, which is the sugar used in most commercial energy gels.
Proven Success as The Perfect Running Fuel
Energize Your Workouts and Recovery Naturally
No ‘Sugar’ Crash After Consuming
Three Versions Available: Clover, Orange Blossom, and Wildflower
Easy Carry No Mess Straws Make Snacking Easy
So whether you workout, work 9-5, or just play as a kid- Weeks Honey Farm Honey Straws make a delightful snack and energy boost without the processed sugars and artificial sweeteners you don’t want.
Why Bars start with simple and wholesome ingredients that satisfy the body, the mind and the spirit. We combine them to create a bar that’s packed with nutrition and full of flavor — truly the best tasting and most fulfilling energy bar on Earth!
Plant fusion packed with 21g of plant-based proteins, fortified with digestive enzymes and free of major allergens. Certified Non-GMO, Gluten Free & Vegan. As part of our Purity Promise™ we are also committed to being free of dairy, soy, rice, eggs, nuts, fish, tree nuts, shellfish, artificial flavors and colors.
Bada Bean Bada Boom is roasted broad beans in bold flavors with a delicious crunch. Vegan, gluten-free, and non-GMO!
Recipes and Healthy Treats: 1. Weeks Honey Farm – use the best quality honey and the spread filled with health benefits and flavor. Taking Honey to the next level, because of where their honey is sourced from you are not only getting all of the benefits, but none of the junk that can be easily added to honey. This is the taste of TRUE honey straight from the original source.
Add honey to Nairn’s Oatgrahams, a bowl of fruit or enjoy a stick before a run. 2. Fit Snacking done right can be as simple as dip your Chocolate Nairn’s Oat Grahams into a cup of Sweet Cheat Hot Cocoa
3. Nairn’s recipe (see recipe below pic)
KEY LIME PIE: Nairn’s have brought out a gluten free new product and it is perfect for tart/pie bases. @nairnsoatcakes new Oaties have a lovely buttery taste and crumbly texture. The sharpness of the limes in this recipe go perfectly with the new Oaties. Recipe below: Ingredients (and options for substitutions which our Nutritionist added): 1 1/2 packs of Nairn’s Oaties 120g of butter 3 medium egg yolks 1 tin of condensed milk / sub coconut milk finely grated zest and juice of 4 limes 200ml double cream / sub coconut milk 1 tbsp icing sugar / sub monkfruit extra lime zest, to decorate
Method: 1)Smash the biscuits in a plastic bags until fine and add 120g of melted butter, press into a tart tin and bake in the oven – gas mark 3 for 15 mins. 2)Put 3 medium egg yolks in a large bowl and whisk for a minute with electric beaters. 3)Add a can of condensed milk and whisk for 3 minutes, then add the finely grated zest and juice of 4 limes and whisk again for 3 minutes. 4)Pour the filling into the cooled base then put back in the oven for 18 minutes. Cool then chill for at least 3 hours or overnight. 5)To decorate, softly whip together 300ml double cream and 1 tbsp icing sugar. #keylimepie#nairns#glutenfreekeylimepie