1) Pistol Squat x 3-5 per side
2) Down Dog Push Up x 10
3) Straight Leg Reverse Lunge x 10 per side
4) Jumping Jacks x 20
5) Opposite Plank Reaches x 5 per side
6) Table Top Leg Reach x 10 per side
7) Pulse Squat x 10
8) Push Up to Side Plank x 5 per side
9) Lateral Beast Walks x 5 (3 “steps” per side)
10) Jump Squats x 10
11) Bent Over Y’s & T’s x 10 each (squeeze shoulder blades)
12) Single Leg Hinge x 10 per side (stretch into hamstring)
13) Jumping Jacks x 20
14) Table Top Shoulder Taps x 10 per side
Repeat as many times and you have time for 🙂
Tag @hellostrength1 on instagram if you give this a try!
Want to feel a little lighter, more defined and strong heading into the holiday season?
Starting NEXT MONDAY (OCTOBER 16th), I’m going to put my macros and meal plan as the top priority! Who’s with me?
Good news: You can join at any time during the 5 weeks if you are not ready to start this Monday! It will be $5/week and you can pay all at once or weekly and even pull out at any time.
You will get access to my facebook group for accountability, custom macros included (if you don’t know them already), workout guidance and routines, meal ideas and a badass community with no judgment, only encouragement 🙂
All you have to do is comment below or email me (email@example.com) that you ARE IN and we will get the ball rolling on October 16th!
Recently I’ve gotten MUCH more into micronutrients and making sure that I have lots of different colors and types of vegetables in my diet. It’s been a fun challenge to attempt to get myself to enjoy foods like kale and carrots, but I can happily say I’ve been successful!
However, I still like to eat pizza and make sure that it fits my macros.
Here is a delicious way to get your family (or even just yourself) to have some greens and eat your pizza too 🙂
Meal: Turkey Meatballs with Turkey Bacon Spinach and Broccoli & Cheesy Pizza
If you follow me on instagram you might know that I am a PowerCrunch lover. A light, crisp, wafer-y thing of a protein bar is delightful. However, the protein content isn’t as high as I’d prefer and the fast content is a little higher than I prefer.
So I embarked on quest of trying a few other protein bars. Here are my thoughts on their macros and deliciousness.
For taste scoring purposes, I am going to use Power Crunch as a 10 out of 10.
Oh Yeah One – Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough
Protein: 21 grams
Fat: 8 grams
Carb: 24 grams
These macros are pretty dang good. I like my protein bars to have at least 18 grams of protein and less than 10 grams of fat. I give this an 7.5 out of 10. Better texture than a Quest bar and would definitely buy again, but didn’t completely blow my socks off.
Quest Hero – Vanilla Caramel
Protein: 16 grams
Fat: 9 grams
Carb: 29 grams
A little lower protein than the Oh Yeah One bar, but I like that it is under 200 calories. It was caramel-y and crunchy and overall a hit. Definitely would buy again and throw it in the microwave for a few seconds 🙂 9 out of 10.
Oh Yeah One – Birthday Cake
Protein: 21 grams
Fat: 7 grams
Carbs: 24 grams
My favorite of these four bars! The outside coating was delicious and I loved the little sprinkles on top. Also a bonus that this is pretty low in carbs for a protein bar and still tasted more like a candy bar. 9 out of 10.
Optimum Nutrition – Cake Bites
Macros (3 cake bites)
Protein: 20 grams
Fat: 7 grams
Carbs: 25 grams
I hate to report, but I did not love these at all. They couldn’t even be redeemed by the sprinkles for me and I wouldn’t buy them again. I even split them with my fiance and then let him finish them off, because it just didn’t do it for me. However, he did like them quite a bit so it could be worth a try because those macros are for all 3 bites! I have to give them a 4 out of 10. Maybe a 3 if I’m being honest.
Taste Winner: Oh Yeah One – Birthday Cake
Texture Winner: Quest Hero – Vanilla Caramel
Macro Winner: Tie – They are all so close across the board, so it would really just depend if you needed a lower calorie bar (go with Quest) or if you need more help with protein (Oh Yeah One)
What is your favorite protein bar? Would you like to see more posts like this (reviewing items and such)? Would you prefer it in video form? Let me know in the comments!