How have you been?! Hopefully all is well :)
Did you have a productive week?! Did you do 1 of the exercise routines 3 times this week? If so, Woot Woot!! If not, it's never never never too late to start :D
Are you ready for the weekend?! I am!! Bring it on...lol! In fact, I'm finally home from spending a week in the hospital with my daughter! Can I just say, I'm going to love sleeping in my bed, eating nonhospital food, taking a much needed bubble bath, and working out again!! Double Woot Woot!!
Today I'm posting much later then usual...yikes! Better to post late then never AND know that I'm back AND be ready for a new workout routine on Monday :D
The following are some nutritionist-approved workout snacks! I always have at least a pre-workout snack OR a post-workout snack included in my fitness routine!! Even if your only doing cardio this weekend, here's a few suggestions if you're looking for some ideas or even want to switch it up a bit :)
PRE-WORKOUT SNACKS (High Carb):
1. Dried Fruit.
2. Flavored Greek Yogurt.
3. Rice Cakes With Honey And Almond Butter.
4. Fruit Smoothie.
5. Organic Popcorn.
6. Apple Slices.
7. Oatmeal With Apricots.
8. Granola With Low Fat Vanilla.
9. Yogurt And Berries.
10. Hummus And Pita Chips.
POST-WORKOUT SNACKS (High Protein):
1. Protein Bar.
3. Rice Cakes With Cottage Cheese And A Tomato Slice.
4. Piece Of Fruit.
5. Chocolate Milk.
6. Greek Yogurt With Berries And Peanut Butter.
7. Hard Boiled Eggs And Dried Fruit.
8. Chocolate Protein Pudding.
9. Super-Charged Smoothie.
10. Almond Or Soy Milk.
Do you have any snack suggestions?! If so, I'd love to hear from you!! I'm always looking for new snack ideas so don't be shy...lol! Bring on some ideas :D
I really like the visual below! I try and live by the quote everyday! It's not always easy exercising and living a healthy lifestyle BUT the rewards pay off! It's worth it!!
Have a FABULOUS weekend!
See you on Monday :)
Pamela Stewart, NASM Certified Personal Trainer and Weight Loss Specialist