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Fit Tips #3

Fit Habit #3

Get Up and Get Moving!  

This is a hard habit to stay consistent with especially if you have a job that requires you to be at a desk all day.  Just like scheduling your water breaks, you have to schedule time to get up and move!  Our bodies were not designed to be sedentary!

Here’s a few recommendations to get started:

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Blissfully Healthy Forever Fit Habits!

Blissfully Healthy Forever Fit Habits!

Tip # 2:  During the day, don’t forget to Drink W A T E R!  The Recommended daily water intake is at least half your bodyweight in ounces throughout the day!

Hydration helps with a number of issues related to weight loss:

  1. Combats fatigue
  2. Flushes out toxins
  3. Moves matter through the intestinal tract reducing constipation
  4. Reduces appetite and the need for unnecessary eating

It is easy to get lost in the day but staying hydrated is an important part of healthy weight loss success so make sure to schedule your water breaks throughout the day!

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Foodie Friday Fall Skillet!

Check out this Healthy Fall Favorite Recipe:

**This recipe has been modified to be Blissfully Healthy Approved

Ingredients:

  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 pound boneless, skinless chicken breasts, cut into 1/2-inch cubes
  • 1 teaspoon kosher salt, divided
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
  • 3 cups Brussels sprouts, trimmed and quartered (about 3/4 pound)
  • 1 medium sweet potato, peeled and cut into 1/2 inch cubes (about 8 ounces)
  • 2 Medium Sized Beets cubed
  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • 2 Granny Smith apples, peeled, cored and cut into 3/4 inch cubes
  • 4 cloves garlic, minced (about 2 teaspoons)
  • 2 teaspoons chopped fresh thyme or 1/2 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1 cup reduced-sodium chicken stock, divided
  1. Heat the olive oil in a large, nonstick or cast iron skillet over medium high, until hot and shimmering. Add the chicken, 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt, and black pepper. Cook until lightly browned and cooked through, about 5 minutes. Transfer to plate lined with paper towels.
  2.  Add Brussels sprouts, sweet potato, beets, onion, and remaining 1/2 teaspoon salt. Cook, stirring occasionally, until crisp-tender and the onions are beginning to look translucent, about 10 minutes.
  3. Stir in the apples, garlic, thyme, and cinnamon. Cook 30 seconds, then pour in 1/2 cup of the broth. Bring to a boil and cook until evaporated, about 2 minutes. Add the reserved chicken and remaining 1/2 cup broth. Cook until heated through, about 2 minutes. Serve warm and enjoy.

Original recipes courtesy of www.wellplated.com

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Habits of the Forever Fit!

Habit # 1 Create a Morning Routine:

  1. Walk Up Early!
    Even if you are not a morning person it is important to wake up with enough time to get your body started right. Get up and get moving by doing a light stretching routine to warm your body up.
    Allow yourself a few minutes to be present in the day before you rush out the door!
  2. A L W A Y S eat Breakfast!
    You need E N E R G Y to start your day so make sure you start you day right with a healthy mixture of Protein, Carbs & Fruits & Veggies!