Friday’s Fabulous Five . . .

Good morning and Happy Friday!

Do Rad Stuff

Can you guess what I am doing tomorrow? Color Me Rad 5K! This will be my FOURTH Color Me Rad. I am super pumped about this one because our friends J and L are bringing their munchkin S for the first time. I hope she LOVES it.

Let’s do Friday’s Fabulous Five . . .

Five Must Read Blog Posts

10 Awesome YouTube Workout Channels by Julie – Julie shares 10 youtube workout channels including Sarah Fit of the book Get Skinny Again. While I am not a HUGE video person (weird I know), I will be checking these out. Do you have a favorite YouTube workout channel?

Morning Rituals: Why How You Start Your Morning Can Make or Break Your Day by Rachel – Rachel talks about how important it is to have a morning routine and some time to yourself in the mornings. While I don’t journal, I blog, and I don’t drink hot tea, I drink water, I definitely have a morning routine that I try to keep daily. What is your morning routine?

5 reasons to periodize your workouts by Tamara – How often do you adjust your workouts? Are you doing the same workout now that you were 6 months ago? Tamara talks about what periodization is and why it is important to have a set plan for change. Biggest reason – our body learns to adapt so we need to keep it guessing. Do you have a workout plan that changes every month or so?

Yoga For Beginners: What to Expect & How to Prepare by Courtney – Courtney offers some great tips for yoga beginners. Reading up on the styles is especially important if you are going to a yoga studio that offers multiple types. From my perspective, I would also say try multiple instructors. Let the instructor know you are new – most will offer progressions and regressions for all the poses. What’s your favorite style of yoga?

41 Smoothie Recipes by FitFluential – Love smoothies and need some new ideas? FitFluential asked their ambassadors for some of their favorite recipes. Which ones do you want to try?

Five Motivational Tweets

Finally…I thought this was a fun idea:

Let’s see what I can come up with for my name:

G – Goblet squats (for quadriceps)
L – Lateral raise (for shoulders)
E – Elbow to knee (for abs)
N – Natural glute ham raise (for hamstrings)
N – Neck rolls (for neck)
E – Elbows back (for chest)
T – Triceps dumbbell kickback (for triceps)
H – Hammer curls (for biceps)

Ok, the Ns were super hard to come up with. I did mine to try to get a full body workout.

What would your workout be? Any big plans for the weekend?

Have a healthy day!


5 Responses to “Friday’s Fabulous Five . . .”

  1. Hey Glenneth! Thanks so much for including me in your fab 5 tweets! I really appreciate it and I’m glad someone enjoyed my detox tip! πŸ™‚ I love the name/workout idea! Mine would only be 5 workouts, but here is my upperbody name workout πŸ˜‰

    A – Arnold dumbbell press
    M – Medicine ball chest pass
    B – Bent over barbell row
    E – EZ-bar curl
    R – Reverse grip tricep pushdown