Day 1- Completed!

Yesterday was a great day! I got to sleep in, got an amazing facial at Angelique Salon, went shopping at Dick’s Sporting Goods and had some great training sessions with clients. I also got to bust out a fabulous 20 minute workout. Here’s what I did:

Weighted combo w/ 12# dumbbells: Burpee w/ overhead press, push up, row w/ rotation repeated 5 times in a row

Weighted (20#) dumbbell rear foot elevated lunges

Weighed (50#) barbel walking lunges

10 sec 90 degree Lat hang (Ouchey!!)

I made it three times through and called it a night!

In the afternoon, I filled up on some ground turkey with tomatoes and steamed asparagus. Asparagus is one of those tricky veggies that it’s easy to butcher. So, here’s a quick easy way to have deliciously crunch yet tender asparagus without cooking out all the goodies!

Steamed Asparagus


Roughly 10 stalks asparagus

1/2 c. water (or vegetable broth for more flavor)

salt and pepper to taste

Earth Balance Spread (optional)


Wash and trim 1 inch off bottom of asparagus. Heat up water in a large saucepan. Add asparagus and cover- let cook on medium/high heat for 4 minutes, or until bright green. Sprinkle with salt and pepper (or try a lemon pepper spice!). I like to drizzle a little lemon juice on mine too.

Asparagus is a delicious veggie that is super versital and can be used in many dishes. Some awesome health benefits include:

1 – can detoxify our system

2 – has anti-aging functions

3 – is considered an aphrodisiac

4 – can protect against cancer

5 – reduces pain and inflammation

6 – can prevent osteoporosis and osteoarthritis

7 – reduces the risk of heart disease

8 – can help prevent birth defects

What an awesome veggie!!! It also is packed with fiber which helps feel full and stay full :0)

Happy Steaming!



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