{Weekly Roundup} Volume 13

Fat Loss Foodies' Weekly Roundup: Volume 13

In this Volume: Easy home fries breakfast bake, Plank 101, mother's day gift guide for all mom-kind, and workout systems: cluster training! 

 

NUTRITION

EASY HOME FRIES BREAKFAST BAKE

"At least twice a weak I am slicing up potatoes to roast. Whether it is sweet potatoes for a fun side or our beloved red skin potatoes for the classic marinaded chicken + sautéed green beans + roasted red skins dinner. -Rachel Schultz
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Fabulous fat: the easiest guacamole recipe ever

"My love of avocados runs deep. It is an infinite love, and one that has changed my life immeasurably for the better. I remember our neighbors’ avocado tree growing up-how it would bear massive amounts of fruit and we’d come home with bags full for our culinary pleasure." -Neghar Fonooni
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NO-BAKE WALNUT COOKIES

"Whether you are in a rush to put together a snack or just don’t feel like going through the whole baking process, these cookies are the ticket. Sometimes I crave something sweet but don’t feel like bringing out my mixing bowls and almond flour and taking the time to bake something. Instead, I can throw together these delicious and healthy cookies, made entirely in a food processor or blender." -Rebecca Bohl
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TRAINING

MOM OF TWO JORGINE VASSTRAND GETS CREATIVE WITH HER WORKOUTS

"Finding time to get a workout in can be hard for anyone, but for a mom, that challenge is magnified. How do you make sure you spend quality time with your family, without neglecting yourself? Enter: Jørgine Vasstrand." -Alison Smith
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PLANK 101: WHY TO PLANK, HOW TO PLANK, AND COMMON FAULTS

"The obvious benefit of doing planks is to strengthen your core but they also strengthen muscles like the trapezius, rhomboids, rotator cuff, delts, pecs, triceps, biceps, quads, gastrocnemius (calf) and more! Do a long hold in a plank and I guarantee you’re going to feel it everywhere!" -Jen, The Peanut Butter Runner
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HOW MUCH CARDIO SHOULD YOU DO?

"I get asked quite a bit about cardio, and we have written on it before. Cardio can be a trap. Especially if you get your body to the place where you can ONLY see results when you do more of it." -Jill Coleman
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WORKOUT SYSTEMS: CLUSTER TRAINING

"One of the most effective methods for developing strength is Cluster Training, a method popularized in the 70s when Carl Miller wrote about it in weightlifting magazines." -Poliquin Group Editorial Staff
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LIFESTYLE

AFTER 'THE BIGGEST LOSER,' THEIR BODIES FOUGHT TO REGAIN WEIGHT

"What shocked the researchers was what happened next: As the years went by and the numbers on the scale climbed, the contestants’ metabolisms did not recover. They became even slower, and the pounds kept piling on. It was as if their bodies were intensifying their effort to pull the contestants back to their original weight." -Gina Kolata
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BE BRAVE, BE KIND, BE YOU PRINTABLE ART

"Is there anything better than gold scallops paired with simple reminders for a better life? These three printable art pieces feature the phrases “be brave,” “be kind,” & “be you.” Perfect for a kid’s room or nursery, but simple and modern enough for an adult’s office or craft space. Click the link below each to be taken to the file, where you can download, print and frame! " -Burlap and Blue
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MOTHER'S DAY GIFT GUIDE FOR ALL OF MOM-KIND

"With Mother’s Day weekend on the horizon, I thought I would share some gift ideas for the women who always put others before them.  Since moms are masters of all trades, I figured I’d put together a Mother’s Day Gift Guide for all of Mom-Kind – something for everyone.  While homemade gifts are still my favorite, sometimes it’s nice to give a gift that Mom wants, but may not buy for herself." -Jenny, Evolution of Style
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