3 Part Ab Workout and a Cha-Cha

Good morning!

I apologize for my absence all week, especially after last week when I really had my blogging act together and made you think I was reliable. I blame school.

Im using this to make me feel better about my week of no blogging:

A quick recap of my workouts this week in case you were dying to know…

Monday: Ab workout

Tuesday: 4 mile run/1 hr Spin class

Wednesday: Arm supersets

Thursday: 4 mile run

Friday: Core workout

Guess what? As compensation for me not posting anything as usual, I came up with a killer core workout for you! Yayyy!!!

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It’s a fun one for sure 🙂

As for food this week, Im afraid I have no new recipes for you yet. My lunch every day has looked like this:

IMG_5606Kale salad with tomatoes, chicken, and sweet potatoes. Ive also been eating a lot of these Paleo Pumpkin Pie Muffins. (Fun Fact: I have more in the oven right now.)

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Ok so I lied about the no recipes thing. I do have a fab gluten free blueberry muffin recipe for you, I just need to make them again so I can take pictures for the post. Hopefully that can happen this weekend 🙂

Well thats all for now, folks. Enjoy your Friday, and don’t forget to try the new core workout!

Question of the day:

Is anyone ever going to answer my question of the day? Should I give up?

 

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3 New Core Workouts & Almond Butter Ideas

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.”

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Incase you’re not sure, here’s how to do Side-to-Side Pushups.

Uses for Almond Butter

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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.

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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.