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When life gets tough… Make a HYBRID Schedule!

16 Aug

¬†Hello Stranger. Yeah, we’re talking to you!

So it has been a few days, what can I say, Slackers? Procrastination? Work? Cleaning? Umm, yes, all of those have got a lil’ something to do with it. lol. The whole cleaning thing is really a big part of all this exhaustion. ūüė¶ School is in exactly 1 Week and so all the last-minute¬†stuff has got to be fit in, ya know?… Our day off Saturday¬†turned into renovating¬†our bedrooms and closets. I’m talking in there from the time we woke up till dinner. Court and I literally stayed in our PJ’s all day, and ended up with TWO HUGE garbage bags each of crap to get rid of. The whole process was a good cleanse to our not only our bedrooms, but ourselves. It feels good to clean out and organize. I can honestly say our bedrooms/closets have not looked this good all Summer. Most of the time there were papers, magazines, and clothes all over the floor. EEE! No more of that, lol CANNOT mess up the beautiful finished product. ūüôā

Shall we get to the yummy stuff! ~ ūüôā

First up have you been introduced to OAT SMASHES yet? This lovely lady has introduced us to this amazing combo that is the cross between a breakfast cookie and overnight oats. HOLEY COW!

 Our Combo: Carmel Toffee Fudge Smash

  • 1/2 cup oats, water
  • 1/2 scoop caramel toffee fudge protein powder
  • 1 tbs.¬†chocolate better n’¬†pb
  • 1 tbs. flax seeds
  • carob chips
  • pecans¬†

In the morning top with plain greek yogurt, waldens caramel sauce, puffed cereal, and sf syrup.

 

 Hello Colorful dinner!

  • ¬†1 whole wheat tortilla
  • 1/2 laughing cow light swiss wedge
  • 1/2 tsp honey
  • silvered almonds
  • 1/2 peach

And served alongside a Sweet Tater.

 Chocolate Protein packed oats:

 

 In the mix:

  • 1/2 cup oats
  • 1/3 cup cooked egg-white puff broken up in oats
  • 1/2 cup almond milk
  • 1 cup water
  • 1 scoop¬†chocolate amazing grass Chocolate flava
  • 1 tbs toffee protein powder
  • 1 stevia pkt
  • 1/2 tsp flax seeds
  • 1/2 tsp chia seeds
  • CINNAMON!!!

Top with:

  • 1/4 cup low-fat cottage cheese
  • 1/4 cup honey greek yogurt
  • 1/2 pink lady apple
  • dallop of Justin’s Honey Peanut Butter

¬†Leftover Papa john “Heaven” pizza

 Whipped amazing berryful overnight oats

**This was an overnight combo that we cooked stove top, then added the cottage cheese and yogurt after, and then refrigerate

In the mix:

  • 1/2 cup oats
  • ¬†1 scoop of berry Amazing grass
  • 1/2 mashed banana
  • ¬†1/2 tsp chia seeds
  • 1/2 tsp flax seeds
  • 1/2 cup almond milk
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1 stevia pkt
  • 1 cup mixed berries

cook stove top then add:

  • 2 spoonfuls of plain greek yogurt
  • 1 spoonful cottage cheese

refrigerate overnight, and then ENJOY ūüôā

 Basil Pesto Veggie Rice bowl:

 Banana split using a Diana Banana, cherry froyo, and greek yogurt

 PB Jelly coconut sammie!

 

¬†Check out some of the awesome deals that are at Natural grocers this month. Court, Ash, and I are so EXCITED! We even stopped by there after work, and they were all out of the Justin’s Maple Almond BUTTER! WHAT?! We have been dying to try it, and esp not that it is at $5 a jar vs. $8-$10. Yikes! Oh, but guess what!!!! We FOUND THE CARROT CAKE LARABARS ūüôā The hunt is finally over, and I am dying to rip one right open.

Greek Gods yogurt is so CREAMY! It is equally tied on the creamy level with FAGE.

Make a HYBRID schedule! Hybrid exercises combine multiple movement patterns into one congruent action. Recently one of Ashley‚Äôs Facebook friends posted a picture of her Hybrid schedule. This woman owns almost all of the Beachbody workouts. With that said, she some how managed to create a Hybrid Workout Schedule with Insanity, P90X, Brazilian Butt Lift, Turbo Fire, Chalean Extreme, and Hip Hop Abs. WOW! I was definitely impressed‚Ķ talk about MUSCLE CONFUSION ūüėČ If you still have no idea what exactly a Hybrid Schedule looks like, then check out this one that combines Turbo Fire, Insanity, and P90x:

Pretty cool, huh!?! After reading this awesome workout schedule she had come up with then Whit, Ash, and I decided to come up with one on our own too! We made a hybrid schedule for the next two months. Each day is basically a different programs DVD. We will share our schedule with you once we have our FINAL COPY. Making your own Hybrid Schedule is so convenient. This is what a week should look like for us:

Mon. & Fri. – Strength Training and Abs

Tues. & Thurs. – Cardio

Wed. – HIIT

Sat. – REST

Sun. ‚Äď Yoga

This schedule is what ultimately worked best for our school and work days coming up. Scheduling your workouts is a MUST! If you want to see results then you have to make working out a priority ūüėČ So come on what are you waiting for? GO MAKE A WORKOUT SCHEDULE.

Night guys!

-Court & Whit

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Are you Jeggin’?…

11 Aug

One hot fashion item this season for is Jeggings. A.K.A. the skinniest of Skinny Jeans. They are leggings, that look like jeans and in our opinion, they must only look good on ‚Äústick legs.‚ÄĚ Lol. The other day when Court and I were trying on some jeans, we decided to see how these Jeggings¬†would look on us. I mean they looked cute on the manikin, right? Lol. Wow, they did not look good on muscular thighs. But who am I kidding, regular leggings don‚Äôt even look that good on muscular legs. Jeggings are a Fashion Bust for us! What about you guys? Would you say Jeggings are a fashion must or fashion bust?

So far the back to school restock is going real good we got

  • Shoes ( I chose Pink & Grey Puma‚Äôs, and Court got some White & Silver Nikes)
  • Jeans (2 pair of bootcut, one from Target, and one on sale at Abercrombie kids for $24! They were the Makenzie brand)
  • A few cute shirts
  • Socks (Puma & Under Amour, both on sale at TJMAXX)
  • Bras (Calvin Klein & Aerie from TJMAAX)
  • Make-up (Aromeligh¬†powders, Victoria secret eye¬†shadows & liquid foundation , target smoky eye kit, liquid eyeliner, mascara)
  • School supplies (office Depot deals every weekend)

 

After finding this Carmel Toffee Fudge flavored Protein powder online at www.bodybuilding.com, I could not resist and ordered the 2 lb one for only $24! On other websites, it was about $40. After waking up with no idea what to make for breakfast the doorbell rang and this beauty was waiting on the door step. So suddenly only one thing came to mind… PROTEIN PANCAKES!

Check it out 24 g of protein.  

1 HUGE scoop! 

¬†So here are the simple ingredients that pulled this meal together ūüôā We put all of¬†these ingredients into the blender:

  • ¬†1/3 cup old-fashioned oats

  • ¬†1/3 cup liquid egg whites
  • 1/2 cup low-fat cottage cheese

  • ¬†one scoop of caramel toffee fudge protein powder(or protein powder of your choice)

  • ¬†1/4 cup water

  • ¬†dash of cinnamon

  • ¬†Once all of the ingredients are in then blend!

  • ¬†Pour on the griddle

 This recipe makes about 7 mini pancakes or 4 medium.

  • ¬†Wait till the batter is set and bubbling….

  • ¬†Then flip it

 Caramel Toffee Fudge Protein Pancakes(serves 1)-

  • 1/3 cup old-fashioned oats
  • 1/3 cup 100% liquid egg whites
  • 1/2 cup low-fat cottage cheese
  • 1 scoop caramel toffee fudge protein powder
  • 1/4 cup water
  • cinnamon

I did the calorie count on this recipe and without toppings it has about 309 calories. ENJOY!

 Whit and I topped our pancakes with greek yogurt and chocolate pb. You guys have gotta try these ASAP!

 

Today Whit and I have went down to our community college to pay for our classes, worked out, and made this fabulous Diet Coke Cake. I cannot wait to have a slice of this tonight for dessert. All you have to do for this cake is use any kind of cake mix you would like(we always use yellow cake) then mix in a 16 ounce diet coke into it. There is no oil, milk, eggs, just the soda. So easy! I love this cake. It is so moist and you do not even need frosting. ūüėõ

 For lunch Whit threw a bunch of greens, tuna, and veggies into a giant salad.

 Top it off with some light italian dressing and your set. This is a no fail, easy, salad!

 Oh and the best part was these juicy grape fruit slices. Such a clean meal.

 

Talk to you all later! Happy hump day ūüôā

-Court