So…I just got home from getting married! Woooo!!!
And it made me think of this blog and the horrible job I’ve done of updating it.
To update a little on where my life is-Rather than doing a lot of at home PiYo, I’ve actually made quite a bit of progress by teaching more PiYo Live classes at the gym.
If you’ve never taken a PiYo Live class, you’ve gotta check out what gyms around you offer it and get out there. It takes, in my opinion, the best parts of the at home PiYo program and puts it into one crazy hour.
But regardless, both workouts have become my favorite workout because they incorporate so many different aspects of fitness into one workout. You get strength, stretch, some cardio, and it does it in a way that is good for ANY fitness level. Advanced athletes can make it more challenging, adding in plyometrics and getting reallllly low in your squats and lunges. While those newer to working out can still get a lot out of it and find modifications that work for them.
So now I’m trying to get back on track with blogging about health & fitness tips, ideas, workouts, etc. We’ll see where this blog goes from here!
Would you take a PiYo Live class? And if not, what’s holding you back?! 🙂
For someone who LOVES pilates, this was a great, non-traditional type of Core routine!
Chalene throws some standing abs at you, lots of plank, some more traditional supine ab work on the mat, and it burns!!!
This is the kind of workout that when done regularly, theres no way you cant get those abs super defined and toned!
My favorite exercise from this workout? The PiYo Pike!
I’ll try to update with a youtube vid later today to show what that pike’s all about, too! 🙂
Super tasty snack thats high in protein and satisfies while following the PiYo Eating Plan!
This recipe gives you: 2 Lean Proteins
1 Fresh Fruit
1 cup plain nonfat greek yogurt
1 scoop protein powder (Shakeology is what I usually use)
Splash unsweetened almond milk, or your choice of liquid
3/4 cup frozen blueberries
Combine the first two ingredients, adding liquid (almond milk) to create desired consistency.
Mix in the blueberries.
Place in the freezer for 10-15 minutes, depending on comsistency you prefer.
Pasta of any kind, I prefer quinoa/brown rice pasta
Mixture of veggies, I used:
Broccoli (cut in thin strips)
Carrots (cut in thin strips)
Shredded Chicken Breast
Low Sodium Turkey Bacon
Your choice of spices
1) Take your cooked and cooled pasta and add in the veggies and protein.
2) Mix together with you choice of spices.
3) Add the mashed avocado and mix together to coat (similar to a mayonnaise).
4) Enjoy your mayo-free veggie-filled pasta salad!
(You could also add things like celery, onion, peppers, hardboiled eggs, cucumber, etc. 😀 )
If you’re looking for a way to get more veggies into your diet, the “Veggeti” is for you!
This is helping me SO much on the PiYo Eating Plan, especially because you are allowed more “Primary Vegetables” (which zucchini is one) than any other food.
Although you are able to eat pasta on the PiYo Eating Plan, I like to save my Grains for different foods, and am getting “pasta” with my Veggeti!
Have you tried this awesome little kitchen tool???