Jun
28

Ready to kick off week 3 of the #SummerSWEATseries?! I know I am!

Last week Tony came to Chicago for a few of his off days and we had an amazing time exploring restaurants around the city. This basically means I ate too much pizza and skipped two days of workouts. Not a big deal since I made sure we walked at least 6 miles a day and played tennis, but I still felt like I was missing out on my normal routine. As soon as I got to Alabama I got myself back to the gym ASAP!

Summer SWEAT Series: Week 3 Meal Plan + Grocery List #SummerSWEATseries

And sometimes isn’t it just incredibly difficult to get your butt out of bed and to the gym?! Here’s my tip: Try getting on the treadmill or going outside for a 10 minute walk/run warm up; usually after this point you’ll want to do more! And yes, you can carve 10 minutes out of your day.

This week’s fitness plan is AMAZING and fun. They range from 30 minutes to an hour. Head over to Fit Foodie Finds for the Week 3 Fitness Plan.

Summer SWEAT Series: Week 3 Meal Plan + Grocery List #SummerSWEATseries

And let’s not forget that 70-80% of how you look starts in the kitchen. You can workout for hours, but if you don’t have a proper diet, you won’t see any results! Over the past few years through my weight ups and downs, this is the most important things I’ve learned. If you want to see results, you have to be consistent in eating a clean diet. That means eating nutritious, properly portioned foods. Like I’ve said many times before, it’s not about the number but rather the QUALITY of the food you are putting in your body. And that’s why I’ve just been absolutely head over heels in love with this meal plan that we’ve created for #summerSWEATseries. So much goodness happening.

On this week’s healthy meal plan, you’ll find lots of nutritious smoothies, protein-packed pancakes (!!!) and of course flavorful meals. We LOVE seeing what you all create so be sure to join our FB group and post a picture OR snap a pic on Instagram and use the hashtag #summerSWEATseries!

The meals I’m most excited about this week are:

3 Ingredient Banana Pancakes

Oatmeal Blueberry Yogurt Pancakes

Kale Edamame Quinoa Salad

Tuscan Chicken Quinoa Bake

It’s important to remember that if you are doing the workouts and find yourself still hungry, then please eat and feed your body nutritious food. Fresh fruit, greek yogurt, nuts, hardboiled eggs and hummus are all awesome snacking options to consider.

Summer SWEAT Series: Week 3 Meal Plan + Grocery List #SummerSWEATseries

To download the Week 3 Meal Plan click here.

To download the Week 3 Grocery List click here.

And don’t forget to head to Fit Foodie Finds for the Week 3 Fitness Plan.