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The Truth about Nuts

The Truth about Nuts: Nuts have been seen as the go-to health food for years, snacking on them has always been put forward as a healthy option. But how healthy are nuts? And could it

Why Subscription Boxes Are Good for the Subscriber and Manufacturers

Why Subscription Boxes Are Good for the Subscriber and Manufacturers: Consumers have an increasing interest with subscription box services. The ability to try new products at no financial risk or receive a discount on regularly us

5 Simple Gym Workouts That Beginners Can Do

5 Simple Gym Workouts That Beginners Can Do : 5 Simple Gym Workouts That Beginners Can Do For a gym novice, getting started is always a challenge. You will see a lot experts doing many different workouts, a

The Seven Deadly Sins of Dieting

Everyone has heard of the seven deadly sins (Pride, Envy, Wrath, Gluttony, Lust, Sloth, and Greed) or have at least seen the film Seven. But that got me thinking, what are the seven deadly sins of dieting? http://www.fitlifestylebox.com/blogs/articles/112775878-the-seven-deadly-sins-of-dieting

Are You Setting Yourself Up For Failure?

In the world of fitness, there is undoubtedly no denying that goals drive us. Goals give us a mental image of what we want to be in the future and often give us

No-Bake Peanut Butter Snickerdoodle Oat Cookies w/ Gourmet Vanilla Icing

Calories Per Cookie: 103
Protein: 5g
Carbs: 10g
Fat: 4.5g

Made with PEScience Select Protein. This stuff is amazing and bakes so well, you will swear it’s a cheat meal.

Ingredients:
3/4 scoop Snickerdoodle Select Protein
1/4 scoop Gourmet Vanilla Select Protein
3/4 cup rolled oats
1/2 cup light peanut butter
1 tbsp. Walden’s (or light) maple syrup
1 tsp vanilla extract
1 tsp cinnamon
0.5 tsp salt
1-2 tbsp. unsweetened almond milk

Directions:
1. In a microwave safe bowl, heat Peanut butter for 40 seconds.

  1. Stir in the syrup, cinnamon, salt, vanilla, Snickerdoodle protein, and finally the oats.

  2. Roll into balls, press flat into cookies.

  3. Combine protein and milk, you want this very thick like an icing.

  4. Drizzle it over your cookies.

  5. Devour.

Beginner Crossfit-style Workout by Sara Burda

Exercise #1

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Complete 50 KB swings at eye level, 50 sit ups, then 200 meter run. Continue until you get 10 KB swings and 10 sit ups finishing with 200 m run.

Sets of 50-40-30-20-10

  • Eye-Level kettlebell swings ()
  • Sit-ups ()
  • Run/walk 200 meters between each round

Exercise #2

5 rounds for time

  • 8 alternating arms kettlebell clean and jerks ()
  • 16 kettlebell goblet squat ()
  • 24 double unders or 72 single jumps ()

Exercise #3

12 Min AMRAP (as many rounds as possible)

  • 15 kettlebell thrusters ()
  • 20 hand release pushups ()
  • 25 Jump squats ()
  • 30 leg raises ()
Why You Shouldn't Train Abs While Trying To Lose Weight

Often times when setting out on a weight loss journey, people make the goal of 'having 6 pack abs'. This is certainly a great goal to have but unfortunately individuals who haven't done their research, or have been given poor information, go about achieving this goal incorrectly. Ultimately, these people end up sabotaging their results by doing too much direct abdominal work in hopes of burning off belly fat and building a 6 pack. What if I told you that the LEAST important aspect of building 6 pack abs is the actual abdominal work, and the most important factor is diet? What if I told you that doing hundreds of crunches or leg raises while you are trying to lose weight is only going to hurt your results and progress? Do I have your attention? Good!

Will Protein Make Women Bulky? - Fit Lifestyle Box

Many women are hesitant to supplement with protein because they are afraid that it will make them gain too much muscle and get the physique that’s more manly than they want. I’m here to let you know that these fears aren’t necessary.

What are Macros and How Do You Count Them? - Fit Lifestyle Box

I’m sure you’ve heard the term macros before. If you’ve hung around the gym for any length of time or surfed the internet on healthy eating, you’ve most likely come across it. It sounds like a very scientific and complicated process but really, it’s very simple.

How Mindset Affects Your Goals - Fit Lifestyle Box

Here at FLB, we’re all about helping you to reach your goals. Usually, we focus on exercise and nutrition but there is value in talking about how your mindset can help you reach your goals.  This post is all about the power of positivity.

The Best Moves for a Bigger Booty - Fit Lifestyle Box

Want a bigger butt? The secret is... gaining muscle! Our derriere is made up of three muscles; the gluteus maximus, the gluteus medius, and the gluteus minimus. To get that nice, round, juicy behind, you need to work on all three. Do you find the need to fill out your jeans?