{Weekly Roundup} Volume 12

Fat Loss Foodies' Weekly Roundup: Volume 12

In this Volume: Top ten excellent reasons to drink coffee, you are more than your body fat, 5 workouts in 10 minutes or less, and the science of happiness: how complaining is literally killing you! 

 

NUTRITION

ROASTED SWEET POTATO SALAD WITH CHILI GARLIC VINAIGRETTE

"This sweet potato salad is great warm, at room temperature or slightly chilled. You could easily prep it all the day before an event and it would taste great the next day." -Jen, The Peanut Butter Runner
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PERFECT BURGERS

"The difference between grilled over an open flame and in a skillet on the stove is almost incomparable. It is spring and we are grill obsessed." -Rachel Schultz
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TOP TEN EXCELLENT REASONS TO DRINK COFFEE

"Not only is coffee the greatest source of antioxidants in the western diet, it is protective for health and has been shown to improve athletic performance by a whopping 20 to 25 percent. " -Poliquin Group Editorial Staff
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RHODIOLA BENEFITS: BURNING FAT FOR ENERGY & BEATING DEPRESSION

"Rhodiola Rosea also known as “golden root” is an adaptogen herb with tremendous fat burning, energy enhancing and brain boosting power." -Dr. Axe
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TRAINING

DON'T FOAM ROLL YOUR IT BAND

"The IT band is the source of grief for many people. As a form or self-therapy, many professionals in fitness and bodywork therapies will instruct clients to foam roll their IT band. Foam rolling hurts, but since no pain means no gain, it must be doing some good, right?  Maybe, but probably not so much for the actual IT band." -Eric Lichtfuss
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5 WORKOUTS IN 10 MINUTES OR LESS

"Working out is the best part of my day. After a legendary high school basketball career came to a close, I had to find a way to continue to break a sweat, so naturally I fell into the health and fitness world, and became a personal trainer and fitness blogger. " -Danny Coleman
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6 PILATES MOVES TO HELP YOU SLEEP

"Not being able to sleep is THE WORST. It’s like time slows and you just lay there, being driven mad by your thoughts and to-do list. But one easy way to calm that brain down is with some movement. Yes, movement! But it’s gotta be gentle and feel-good." -Andrea Speir
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HOW TO GET THE MOST FROM YOUR PUSH-UP WORKOUTS

"When it comes to bodyweight training, push-ups are a staple exercise that you likely already include in your workouts. And it’s for good reason — push-ups are an amazing way to train your chest, shoulders, arms, and core all in a single move." -Dave Smith
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LIFESTYLE

YOU ARE MORE THAN YOUR BODY FAT

"I want to share five mindset shifts that helped me in my process, and that you might find helpful as well, whether you’ve just begun your journey to body acceptance, or you’re well on the way." -Neghar Fonooni
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THE SCIENCE OF HAPPINESS:WHY COMPLAINING IS LITERALLY KILLING YOU

"Therefore, your first mystical scientific evidence: your thoughts reshape your brain, and thus are changing a physical construct of reality. Let that sink in for a moment before you continue, because that’s a seriously profound logic-bomb right there." -Steven Parton
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HOW THE RIGHT 3 QUESTIONS CAN HELP YOU DECLUTTER YOUR HOME AND LIFE

"Thankfully, I’ve learned through trial and error, and many hiccups too, that there are three essential questions you should ask yourself when decluttering. These three questions help to make your efforts effective so you can more easily declutter your home and life." -Laura Wittmann
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6 TIPS FOR RAISING A HEALTHY AND HAPPY FAMILY

"I get questions all the time (especially since San was born) about my health and exercise routines, and since I've tried hard to make my health habits include the entire family, I'm sharing a few tips that have helped us be a more healthy and happy family."  -Merrick White
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