{Weekly Roundup} Volume 14

In Volume 14: Beetroot & Chocolate Red Velvet Truffles // 3 Equipment-free Workouts for Moms by Moms // Practicing Thankfulness // White-on-white Sporty Style! 

 

NUTRITION

IS JUNK FOOD REALLY CHEAPER?

"In general, despite extensive government subsidies, hyperprocessed food remains more expensive than food cooked at home. You can serve a roasted chicken with vegetables along with a simple salad and milk for about $14, and feed four or even six people." -Mark Bittman
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WHY ADVANCED EXERCISE AND NUTRITION STRATEGIES USUALLY BACKFIRE

"Trying to get into better shape, or eat healthier, is much like learning to surf. There are waves of conflicting information hitting you from all sides. Other people seem to have “the secret” that you don’t. You fall down a lot. You’re never sure what you should be focusing on or if you’re doing it wrong." -Craig Weller
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BEETROOT & CHOCOLATE RED VELVET TRUFFLES

"These truffles are rich in flavour, gorgeous in colour, and as a special side; are nut-free – for anyone with allergies or restrictions. Our little lass has been loving having one as a special surprise in her kindy snack box, and has taken to hunting for “just one more” from our freezer after dinner" -Hungry Cub
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TRAINING

5 SIMPLE EXERCISES TO COMBAT THE EFFECTS OF BAD POSTURE

"We all know that our patients are doing good things for their bodies while we are with them, but probably not during the other hours of the week. Especially the prolonged time they potentially spend sitting which is no considered detrimental to their health." -Dr. David Cruz
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WHY THIS EXERCISE'S "AFTERBURN" MAY BE THE KEY TO LASTING WEIGHT LOSS

"In most classes, they can expect to spend half the time on the treadmill running intervals at different speeds and inclines. For the weight lifting portion of class, personal stations are set up with all the weights, medicine balls, steps and TRX straps needed to complete the block." -Lindsay Carlton
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12 TERRIFYING HEALTH FACTS TO INSPIRE YOUR FRIDAY THE 13TH WORKOUTS

"While many will laugh off the superstitious day, others may remain homebound avoiding daily tasks, skipping out on workouts or even calling in sick for work. Rest assured, there is only one Friday the 13th in 2016! Superstitious or not, here are 12 scary facts about your health and fitness to help spur you to get active on this Friday the 13th." -Kellie Cullen
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3 EQUIPMENT-FREE WORKOUTS DESIGNED FOR MOMS BY MOMS

"It’s no secret that finding the time to get to the gym or the yoga studio can be a struggle for anyone. But for busy moms balancing the schedules of an entire family, that struggle is taken to new heights. The beauty: You don’t actually need to be in a gym to get in a quality workout." -Maureen Quirk
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LIFESTYLE

FIT MOMS TELL ALL

"For me, fitness, sports and movement activities were a foundational space where I learned to challenge myself on every level, how I learned to collaborate with others and where I learned to have fun and experience amazing things with my body. It is so cool to have the chance to do that with my kids." -Ashley Pitt
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HOW TO GIVE YOUR KITCHEN A CUSTOM LOOK

"The more kitchens that I work on, the more intrigued I am at the kitchen upgrades people are implementing, that don’t involve a total remodel.  So today I thought I would share some of the upgrades that I’ve seen that can give a kitchen a custom look, while keeping many of the existing elements of the kitchen in place." -Jenny, Evolution of Style
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PRACTICING THANKFULNESS

"This is just one of the ways we practice gratitude. And it seems that the more we practice, the more my little ones catch on that it’s not just our teachers that deserve our thankfulness—but our neighbors, friends and family, too. These are the little lessons I love watching take root in them. The ones that stick." -Joanna Gaines
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WHITE ON WHITE, SPORTY STYLE

"If you follow me on instagram, you probably know how much white on white I've been wearing this season. Neutrals are huge this year, but the all white look is so fresh and crisp that it's my favorite of all the neutral looks for spring." -Merrick White

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