I’m having SO much fun connecting with you all here and on social media. I love seeing your enthusiasm and determination to prepare your mind and body for summer. It’s helpful knowing that there are others out there doing this too isn’t it? 🙂
One of my favorite things about summer is all of the fresh, readily available produce.
While I’m not going to tell you exactly what to eat and what not to eat during this challenge, I am going to provide loads of healthy summer recipes here on the blog and on Pinterest to inspire the healthy foodie in you. 🙂
The truth is, what you eat matters. A lot. It affects the way you look, the way you feel and the way your body will age. So let’s make it a goal to up our healthy food intake throughout this program. Deal?
Rather than focusing on what we shouldn’t eat, let’s focus on what we should.
Let’s fill our diets with as much whole, healthy nourishing food as possible to support the work we’re doing down on our mats.
One of the best ways to eat well is to eat according to what’s in season. And while it varies from place to place, here’s a general idea of what’s currently in season for those of us living in the US…
- Kale/Mustard Greens/Collards
- Leafy Greens
Here’s a helpful link to the Kitchn that shows what’s in season around the country.
When in doubt, notice what the grocery store has placed front and center for the lowest price. That’s usually a good indicator of what’s in season. By staying true to this rule you’ll save money AND enjoy the best tasting produce. It’s a win-win.
Also, are you on Pinterest?
Now, on to today’s workout….
Day #3 is all about the arms – and I crafted this workout to focus specifically on the triceps (back of the arms). That area that we all love to have toned when wearing tank tops & sundresses. 🙂
I hope you enjoy it!
Today’s Check-In: Show me your produce! Snap a photo to show me how you’re adding fruits & veggies into your meals and snacks today. Don’t forget to hashtag #PilatesSummerSeries.
And while you’re at it, click the hashtag on Instagram or Twitter to see what others are sharing too. Remember, we’re all in this together!
disclaimer: these videos were created for individuals in good health. Robin recommends that you speak with your doctor prior to beginning a new exercise routine. By doing this video you do so at your own risk and agree to release Robin Long and The Balanced Life of any and all liability. Clothing generously provided by Athleta.