Core workouts are probably my favorite. They’re one of the most important, too. A strong core is essential is having good posture and a healthy back and definitely comes in handy in nearly every sport imaginable.
When I run, I use my core to have good form; when I’m on my bike, I stabilize myself with my core; when I am doing shoulder presses, I squeeze my core so that my back doesn’t arch; when I…
you get the idea.
So here are 3 new Core workouts that you can either add to the end of another workout, or combine together to have a full “core day.”
Incase you’re not sure, here’s how to do Side-to-Side Pushups.
Uses for Almond Butter
Have you tried yesterdays Almond Butter Recipe yet? Whether or not your almond butter is homemade, there’s a huge variety of ways to put it to use so you can reap the benefits of almonds all throughout your day. Here’s a few of my favorite classics, and a few innovative recipes from other bloggers.
- With fresh fruit
- With a spoon
- On toast (duh)
- In a smoothie
- Almond Butter Blondies from Elana’s Pantry
- In a Spicy Chicken Sauce from Fitnessista
- French Toast from Carrots n Cake
- No-bake cookies from Health
- Almond Butter Granola from Peanut Butter Fingers
Question of the day:
What’s your favorite way to use almond butter?
I’m definitely a big fan of the almond-butter-on-apples thang.