Good morning and TGIF! Pretty sure this week just flew by. I am certainly ready for the weekend though. Lots and lots to do. Next weekend I am pretty sure I will be down for the count (cornea surgery on Thursday), so I need to pay extra special attention to the house and my to-do list this weekend.
Let’s dive right into Friday’s Fabulous Five . . .
5 Must Read Blog Posts
Better Healthy Living Challenge Week 2: Nutrition by Angie – We are still in week 2 of the Better Healthy Living Challenge (#BHLChallenge) that I am co-hosting with Angie and this week’s focus is nutrition. I am concentrating on cutting WAY back on diet sodas and replacing them with ice water. What nutrition focus do you need to concentrate on? Don’t forget to tweet, Instagram, or leave a comment over on Angie’s blog to be eligible for a prize!
Guest RD: Balancing Traveling & Nutrition by Kath – Kori (who happens to live in the same town I do) is guest posting on Kath’s blog and has some great ideas for all you travelers. She offers great ideas for breakfasts, lunches, dinners, and even desserts. If you travel on a regular basis, I highly recommend you check this out. Perfect for both short or long trips and even vacations.
Tips to break through strength training plateaus by Tamara – Have you been strength training for a while and have stopped seeing progress? Here are some tips to break through that plateau. Essentially the key is to change something, but you probably didn’t realize how many different things you can change with strength training. Tamara give eight different ways to change up your routine.
Let’s Talk Skincare and Your Complexion by ME – I rarely include one of my posts, but I wanted to share this one. I talk about my experience with The Complexion Concierge and there’s a giveaway!
Is Your Diet & Exercise Routine Sustainable? 6 Ways to Know by Jill – So very important that you find a “diet”/way of eating and exercise that will be sustainable for life. Sure you might be able to cut out all carbs, sweets, dairy, alcohol, etc. from your diet and work out two hours per day for 21 days. But is that sustainable? Jill offers six ways to tell if what you are doing is sustainable. And something I found from Jill:
5 Motivational Tweets
Want the to know the secret to getting the body you want? Accept the one you have!
— Kaila@HealthyHelper (@Healthy_Helper) July 7, 2014
Don’t just think of what you want; take an action step toward it. Commit to taking one small step and following through.
— Christine Hassler (@ChristinHassler) July 7, 2014
"If you can create bad habits, you can create new, beneficial ones." ~Lori Shemek
— Lori Shemek PhD, CNC (@LoriShemek) July 10, 2014
You are a magnificent bundle of thoughts, wisdom, strength, and ability. Its a travesty to believe anything else.
— Heather Frey (@SmashFit) July 7, 2014
— Lori Rosenthal, RD (@LoRoRD) July 9, 2014
How was your week? Any big plans for the weekend? Share something good with me!
Have a healthy day!