Favorite Tone It Up Meals from This Week

Scramble (one whole egg + one egg white + peppers + mushrooms + spinach) Purple People Eater Smoothie (blackberries + frozen banana + spinach + protein powder + chia seeds + honey + cinnamon) Kale Confetti Salad (kale + peppers + onions + pecans + homemade dressing) Thai Veggies with Peanut Sauce (favorite veggies + […]

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Tone It Up: Week Five Check In

This has been my worst week so far! I had dessert every night and missed four workouts. I did wonderfully for breakfast, lunch, snacks, and dinner…but then would gorge on brownies or Cheerios (Cheerios were my weakness this week). I also had fish and chips AND fried chicken last night. I only have one excuse: […]

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The C.C.B.B Morning Boost Smoothie

I don’t actually like Tone It Up’s Wake Me Up Smoothie, so I decided to create my own! I call it…The C.C.B.B Morning Boost Smoothie. You’ll need a few basic things: 1.5 cups unsweetened almond milk 6-10 strawberries 1 handful blueberries 1/2 sliced frozen banana 1 handful spinach 1/4 scoop Perfect Fit vanilla protein powder […]

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Tone It Up: Week Four Check In

Week Four kind of bummed me out. First of all, I had a really busy week and, thanks to Evil Daylight Saving Time, I had an extremely difficult time waking up to work out most mornings. I didn’t miss a single workout, but I hate working out late at night! I wasn’t a massive fan […]

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Tone It Up: Week Three Check In

Week three was awesome — my favorite so far! I actually made a small but very effective adjustment this week: I switched from the Body Love workouts to the daily Booty Call. I think that the five daily moves and corresponding workouts push me a bit harder. My waist line has slimmed down even more, […]

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Tone It Up: Week Two Check In

I did not do a good job this week with my diet. On Tuesday, I went out for dinner and got chicken and veggies as my main dish…but I also had fried zucchini fritters and a slice of bread. I had a few long days at work and needed to add an addition snack (I […]

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Tone It Up: Week One Check In

Hello! I have successfully completed my first week of Tone It Up’s Eight Week Nutrition Plan! I am absolutely floored by the positive results so far. On Sunday night, I fully hunkered down and prepared for the upcoming week. First step: food shopping. Food shopping was an adventure. Tone It Up suggests a grocery shopping […]

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Tone It Up: 8 Week Nutrition Plan

My sister and I are about to embark on Tone It Up’s 8 Week Nutrition Plan, and we are very, very excited. We are both crazy people who love to work out, so this should be fun. I’ve been feeling very puffy and undisciplined lately, and I’ve gained weight since I started working full time […]

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How to Create the Perfect Yoga Sanctuary

When I do yoga, I like to be completely focused — no distractions allowed. Luckily, we have an amazing lofted space in our apartment that PERFECTLY fits a yoga mat. I decided to transform this space into a little area just for yoga. It is the perfect place to come to at the end of […]

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