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JUICING BEFORE THE HOLIDAYS

PHOTO CREDIT JAY SULLIVAN  MAKE-UP/HAIR STEFANIE SYAT

PHOTO CREDIT JAY SULLIVAN

MAKE-UP/HAIR STEFANIE SYAT

 

THE NEW YOU

A SUCCESSFUL CLEANSE IN 5 SIMPLE STEPS

CLEANSING is a hot topic this season.  

One’s body is typically in a state of inflammation given the consumption of foods available today which contain chemicals, hormones and are over salted and fried in restaurants. So, periodically, it’s crucial to recharge your cells, get a one two punch of powerful enzymes and rid the body of built up toxins. 

HERE'S WHAT THEY DON'T TELL YOU...

There’s more to cleansing than simply drinking the green Kool-Aid.

My 5 steps will empower you to experience your most effective and successful cleanse.

 

 

#1 THE ESSENTIAL 2 DAY PREP

Ensure a smoother transition and less free radicals with clean eating before cleanse.

ELIMINATE these mucous forming foods:

Wheat

Dairy products

Refined sugars

Processed foods (anything in a box or a can)

Artificial sweeteners

Alcohol

Reduce your protein intake

Caffeine

No added salt or oils

ADD:

Unlimited vegetables

Gentle macro carbs (quinoa)

...and  EAT within a 12 hour period (ex. 7am-7pm)

#2 SET THE STAGE

COMMUNITY  Let your friends and family (support team) know that you're embarking on a cleanse.

SCHEDULE  Look at your calendar and do your best to thin out your social obligations.

KITCHEN  Juicer / Blender (for purees and juice with fiber) / Source of Filtered Water / Favorite Glass

PLAN Drink juice every 3 hours and within 12 hours, water in between, 3 - 6 days

#3 SHOPPING LIST BUY ORGANIC. NO PESTICIDES OR CHEMICALS.

Beet, broccoli, cauliflower, kale, collard green, cucumber, lemon, ginger, celery, carrot, spinach, parsley, cabbage, lemon, ginger, romaine, apple, turmeric and low sodium organic vegetable broth

IMPORTANT * add minerals, herbal supplements and probiotics to rebuild the good intestinal bacteria. Plus, gentle laxatives such as psyllium because juice made from a juicer does not contain fiber which is crucial for grabbing and eliminating the toxins.

#4 ELIMINATE TOXINS

Once toxins are released during detoxification, the mucous must be quickly neutralized and expelled.

You must eliminate everyday!

HYDRATE all day in between juices.

Set up a COLONIC appointment for end of the cleanse.

DETOX the liver with lemon in hot water.

Drink FIBER psyllium husks in water at night before bed. This binds the floating free radicals and then carries them out. When fiber supplements are not enough, try nightly herbal laxatives or colon cleanse.

At night, a sliced clove of GARLIC in a teaspoon of olive oil: the garlic regulates blood sugar levels, enhances fat burning, relieves arthritic pain, reduces bowel gas. The olive oil lubricates the intestines, improves bowel elimination, provides anti-inflammatory fats, stimulates the gallbladder and liver to move bile clearing the liver system, inhibits blood clot formation. Then follow this with water with lemon.

#5 SELF CARE

You may experience hunger, weakness, light aches and pains in muscles and joints from moving toxins, bad breath, body odor (typically from the detoxification of animal proteins)

REST. Lay down and close your eyes. Breathe. Take naps.

MEDITATE.

ENJOY movement. Dance. Sing. Play. Exercise. Sweat. Take walks.

WRITE in a journal. A range of emotions might come up for you during the cleanse.

SUCCEED. Take a photo of yourself before and after.

SLEEP 8-9 hours

EXFOLIATE in the shower and or dry brush before shower.

SHOWER. At the end of your shower, turn the hot on for 1 minute and then cold 10-15 seconds. 3x. End with cold.

CLEAN using a tongue scraper.

YOU DID IT! SUCCESS and TRANSITION

Days 1-2 post cleanse

- juice / smoothie / soup for breakfast and dinner, solid-food meal for lunch

- raw, steamed vegetables and gentle carbs: quinoa
- avocado / coconut water / unsweetened almond milk / blueberries / raspberries / organic unsweetened almond butter / tahini / cinnamon

- 48 hours post cleanse add lean proteins

*Please note that these are only suggestions and that consultation with a doctor is always recommended

 

 

AGING

Natural. Beautiful. Shocking. Annoying. Inspiring.
 

Does the topic come up more and more often during dinners out with friends or does it hit you arriving home from a long plane ride after a business trip, back in spasm?

Yep, we have arrived.

 

Now don’t get me wrong,
I feel my most confident, visionary, hot and savvy ever, NOW, at this age.
Yes, I can still throw down as well as any 20 something year old. But aging is a reality, even for we invincible spirits.
I continue to learn that I have to truly take care of my body on all levels.


I’d love to share with you what I've learned.


Can you relate to any of these stories?
My dear friend with whom I’ve been making dance and theatre works for the past 20+ years and I were having brunch the other day in Williamsburg, Brooklyn. Her adorable 5 year old (my heart) sitting in my lap and a healthy Israeli meal in front of us, we got to dishin’ about life, as women do. Aging talk (discovery/horror/acceptance/celebration/triumphs) always seems to make its way into my adult conversations these days. So, I was not surprised but yet, delighted at her humbling account. She is a yoga teacher in addition to being a dancer/choreographer and so like all of us body practitioners and athletes, continues her own practice by taking class. Running late into yoga, she hurriedly laid out her mat, took a deep breath and got present, only to discover that she couldn’t touch her toes in forward stretch. Now remember, this is a dancer. The teacher lead the Asana again and so she tried, yeah, not gonna happen. What??? Class continued and my friend chose to honor her tight aged morning body and breathe... and yes, of course, by end of class, she was not only reaching her toes but rocking out in her athletic body and capacity. The young teacher came over to her after class, having witnessed her seemingly alien transformation, and inquired with fascination “What happened to you?!”

Have you ever woken one Summer morning, ready to hit the beach, put on your bathing skivvies only to gasp in utter confusion when what’s staring back at you in the mirror is certainly not what you saw last year?! I know, I know, it happens to all of us. I remember urgently calling a fellow dancer as early as in my mid 20’s, hyperventilating into the phone “Ummm… like, what is this back fat... Ah!” That’s when I realized that the days of poor nutrition, partying and ability to jump into full out dancing with no warm up were over.

My 40 something year old client recently went on a run in the park and his calf went into spasm. I asked “Did you warm up or shoot out of the gate like a stallion?” Yep, straight out.

GREENBODY TIPS:

WARM UP:

Allow 10 minutes, not two, gradually raise your heart rate, fire up your core, gluts, work stability in shoulder girdle and pelvis, give attention to your particular areas that require charging up before big movements

SUPPLEMENTS:

Turmeric - Decreases inflammation to reduce pain

MSM (methylsulfonylmethane) - Sulfur is present in many natural unprocessed foods

Lubricates joints to improve joint comfort and strengthens joints, connective tissue and cartilage. (Powder/capsule)

Probiotics- improve the health and balance of your gut to best digest and absorb the nutrients from food

HYDRATE: sharpen your mental capacity, nourish your muscles - drink a glass of purified water upon waking and in between meals. 8-10 glasses/day Consume half your body weight (lbs) in ounces

CHECK YOUR HORMONE LEVELS: More and more I’ve seen aging affect hormone levels which then determines weight

LIFT: Building strong muscles and bones will keep you young!

MOVE YOUR BODY: movement heals, find what you love, get going and be consistent

MODERATION IN FOOD AND DRINK: simple and effective. Eat clean.

BALANCE: Wide spectrum approach to challenging your muscles and skeletal frame will keep you healthy. Twist, jump, climb, build, stretch, breathe, exert, experience the edge, recover. Lots of techniques out there these days: Pilates, yoga, cardio, dance, aerial, strength lifting, barre, powerlifting. Make sure you’re giving your body a multi-angled approach. 
SPIRIT: laughter, love, meditation, adventure

FORM: I guide my clients, to lift with the principles of dance and Pilates. Sound form allows for true progression. Even my biggest guys have posture that would impress Baryshnikov.


HOPE YOU ARE HAVING A FANTASTIC SUMMER! xo Jess

MAY IS Q&A MONTH

THIS WEEK'S FOCUS IS ON SAFE AND EFFECTIVE EXERCISES DURING PREGNANCY

Hey Jessie, 
I was wondering if you had any suggestions on what good exercises are for when you are pregnant? I've already been eating healthy and staying away from junk food.  I am just looking for best and safest ways to keep my legs and ass toned so it not so hard post pregnancy.
I appreciate your advice; you are amazing! 

Thank you,
Sunday Henderson

Hey Sunday,
Great question! It's super important to have strong legs both for your labor and for ultimately bending down and maneuvering everyday activity with your babe. Ideally, one who is pregnant does not add any new exercises during any of the trimesters, yet, rather maintains their preceding physical regimen. This can range from a marathon runner continuing to run up until it doesn't feel right anymore to a dancer continuing to perform as long as all feels right and the choreography allows. I've trained some of my pregnant clients up until 2 days before delivery! Point is, it's super beneficial to have a foundation which can then be modified along the way.   

 


MY TOP 7
SAFE and EFFECTIVE EXERCISES 
for LEGS & DERRIERE during PREGNANCY

no gym required
- build strength and endurance
- prep for labor
- no pressure on belly or back
 

1) WALL SQUATS w/physio ball
15-20 reps / 3 sets / 30-60 seconds rest in betweens sets / hold DBs for extra challenge / practice holding for 30 secs to 2 minutes in preparation for labor

SET UP: Place ball against wall, low back against ball, step feet forward slightly so that when you bend your knees they result in a right angle over your ankles

ACTION: Bend knees descending to an upright squat. Pelvis remains neutral

BONUS: PELVIC TILTS  
A woman's pregnant body goes through many changes. One change being the increase in the anterior pelvic tilt. As your baby grows, your belly weight tips the top of the pelvis forward creating pressure and tightness in the lower back. (lordotic curve increases)
ACTION: Sit with tall upright posture on ball. Curl tailbone under which stretched low back, then resume neutral

2) HIP RAISES
15 reps / 3 sets
Turn on side in between sets if pressure from laying on back is too much after 30 seconds
SET UP: Lay on back on mat.

ACTION: Engage buttocks, draw belly (abdominals) up towards heart like a hammock, then lift hips up to ceiling. Roll sequentially down spine. Repeat.

3) SIDE LYING LEG SERIES
10-20 reps per each type of movement / 2- 3 full cycles

Add a knotted theraband around thighs or ankles for extra challenge
SET UP: Lie on side on mat. Back of body lined up with back of mat. Legs at angle forward with ankles at bottom corner of mat
ACTION: Lift and lower top leg, external and internal rotation of top leg
circle top leg up to hip height, pulses


4) TURNED OUT UPRIGHT SQUATS (GRAND PLIES) 
15-20 reps / 3 sets / 30-60 seconds rest in betweens sets
SET UP: stand wide shoulder width apart and turned out legs with hands lightly on the kitchen counter/table
ACTION: Plie, bend knees. Make sure knees are tracking over big and second toes)

6) CALF RAISES (RELEVES)
20 reps / 3 sets
SET UP: Hands on wall or on top of chair
ACTION:  Slightly turned out with heels together and toes apart, lift and lower heels rising up to balls of feet

7) STEP UPS
10-20 reps /  3 sets
SET UP: Stand facing a secure step
ACTION: Step up and down on same leg for full set then switch legs


Hope this helps! Please share the love and knowledge by sending to your pregnant friends.
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Everyday, people ask me questions about fitness and nutrition whether I'm at the gym getting my work out in or at the theatre in the dressing room before places is called.

And so,,, I'm excited to announce that May is Q&A month with GREENBODY! 

1) Ask your question below

2) Each week, I'll choose one of your questions to answer

Looking forward to hearing for you!

FEEL YOUR BEST AT THE OFFICE

933 KOBFM 
#1 hit music station
interviewed me on  MY TOP TIPS on how to FEEL YOUR BEST AT THE OFFICE
RE-ENERGIZE
CONNECT TO YOUR POWER
RELIEVE TENSION

Kiki Garcia, host of the #1 hit music station 933 KOBFM, found me one day on FB, fell in love with my videos and felt compelled to reach out.   

"When scrolling through Facebook, sometimes it feels like we are inundated with video after video.  BUT, every once in awhile there is a video that just pops out at you.  You are compelled to watch it, and afterwards you are happy you did, and sometimes you actually learn something from it.

Now we have all seen videos like this, but what is so fabulous about this one is, Drea is just like you and me!  Jess Green is working hard, showing us the proper way to work a muscle and Drea is there struggling through.  Now here is where it gets deep.  While watching this video, I had that AHA moment when I realized, it doesn't matter who you are, you might seem on the surface as a person who has it all together.  But in the end, there are things that we all struggle with.  The come away was that you might struggle but you can do it, just do it in your own way."

 

WHAT YOU AND YOUR FAVORITE CELEBRITY/ATHLETE HAVE IN COMMON?

 

Currently, I'm performing in the Radio City Music Hall Spring Spectacular.  In the dressing room, the gorgeous dancers with whom I perform, have been asking me lots of questions about training and nutrition. You're probably thinking, but, wait don't they already have it all figured out.  Here's the thing, they are just like you.  Over many years of my training the acrobats of Cirque du Soleil to clients in NYC to celebrities and new moms, I have found that you all have similar questions and challenges.  Yes, an individual's desires/goals and career/athletic expectations will vary but there is a constant amongst everyone.

The body, mind and soul benefit from challenge, support, balance, individual adaptation, discipline and consistency.
 
So, when you're admiring a particular actress who's gotten her body back into shape after having just had a baby or your favorite college basketball star, know that, you, like them can achieve and live your greatest unique body goals too.

 

 

 

THE HOW TOs

 - Feel in to how you want to feel, to be, to look. 
This process of reflection and insight then determines your set goals. 

- Plan a balanced approach.  Choose various training techniques to strengthen, challenge and stretch you.

- Eat clean. Feed your body appropriately and you will see and feel your desired results.

- Hire a trainer/mentor to guide you and hold you accountable.

- Be consistent. Though you won't spend several hours a day training as we athletes do, you can develop daily habits (10 minutes to 2 hours training) that will connect you to your body that day and further you towards your goals that month.

 

 

 

 

 

 

YOU ARE YOUR OWN UNIQUE ATHLETE.
LIVE YOUR DESIRES.
LOVE YOUR LIFE.

GREENBODY BOOTCAMP BEAUTIES

February contest winners. It's a tie!

ALL the women rocked it!  So proud of how each and every one of them dove into 4 weeks of lifting challenges, nutrition regimens and transformational coaching.  

"The GREENBODY bootcamp is different because it focuses on perfect form and healthy practice in and out of the studio.  With the clean eating nutrition plan I never felt hungry or deprived of the things I love to eat. 
It's more about being smart with when/how much to eat throughout the day. Jess gives you empowerment to hit the gym on your own.
Her technique is easily translated from the studio to any gym; it's not based on crazy fitness trends that force you to only workout at one location or with specialized machinery.  At the end of 4 weeks I never want it to be over!" ~ Rena

"Incredible!  I really enjoyed having workouts and diets specifically designed for what I was wanting to achieve.  My boyfriend's sister-in-law has seen the drastic changes and already mentioned an interest in the upcoming bootcamp.  She literally was like… how in the world are you so tiny? Totally made my day.  And she is a  dedicated Barry's, Modelfit-er, so it was incredible to hear her feedback. She has been doing those workouts for 6 months and has not seen the kind of change I did in 1 month.  Even in a class setting, everyone has a tailored workout experience and regimen because Jess is fully aware of our individual needs as well as our desires and goals." ~ Libby  

"Jess literally shapes a new you- physically, nutritionally, and mentally.  She went above and beyond what I had expected from a bootcamp, which makes it all the more impressive and unique; giving us nutritional advice, and really spending time with each participant." ~ Danielle

WILL YOU BE THE NEXT NYC SUCCESS STORY?  

sign up for the upcoming bootcamp

DO YOU WISH YOUR DERRIÈRE WAS HIGHER, ROUNDER, STRONGER?

Your wish is my command.

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Unless born with an already stellar asset, one has to shape, challenge and build it.

MY SECRET STRATEGIES REVEALED:

*Lift 3-5 sets! 12-15 reps

*Choose appropriate weights to both challenge yourself and be able to keep good form. Do this and you will see results.

*2 legs/glutes lifting days per week + circuits throughout the week involving legs

Leg Press (high foot placement to engage glutes more than quads)

Plyometrics (box jumps, squat jumps, split jumps)

Stair Master (side cross step + centered 2 stairs at a time)

Step Ups (shoulder carry your dumbbells, should feel like effort, maintain good posture)

Bulgarian Squats

Hamstring Curls

Deep Squats (dumbbell goblet hold or straight bar overhead)

Kick Backs (machine or cables) 

Ballet Barre (arabesques, develope derrière) 

Dead Lifts (feet in Pilates stance, heels together toes apart, bend knees significantly keeping heels on ground, then power up to straight legs)

Walking Lunges (shoulder carry hold)

STILL TRYING TO ACHIEVE THAT FLAT BELLY?

Aren't we all?!  I get this query often. You're not alone. It IS possible with a little added discipline and consistency.  Add at least one of my tips and you will experience success.

MY TOP 10 TIPS:

1) JUMP!  Fire up your core in my Video #6

2) WINTER SOUP NEVER LOOKED SO GOOD

A liquid form at dinner gives our digestive system a much needed break as there are less solids to process. Try a puree of veggies with organic low sodium chicken or vegetable broth.

3) INTERMITTENT FAST

Allow14-16 hours between dinner and your 1st meal the next day. This next day consume 3 small meals comprising a total of half of your typical calories. Digestion lasts 8 hours and then our bodies begin to detox.  Please drink water during the fast.

Bonus Tip: do your cardio during the fast 

4) TRAIN YOUR ABDOMINALS                                                                                                                                                                                        

Do any of the following consistently: plank variations, hanging abdominals, physio ball variations, Pilates ab series, Bosu variations

5) GET GOOD SLEEP                                                                                                                                                                                                       

Sleep deprivation causes a rise in the cortisol hormone which leads to excessive belly fat

6) LET GO OF STRESS                                                                                                                                                                                                    

Stress leads to triggers which can lead to over-eating and excessive cortisol which perpetuates belly fat

7) LEAD WITH GOOD POSTURE                                                                                                                                                                              

ABS in and up! Channel all the great work you do in the studio (dance, Pilates, cross-fit, yoga) to your everyday life. As you sit in your office chair, as you enter a room, as you do the dishes, deepen your abdominals both in to the spine and up along the spine. This action leads to ideal posture, spinal support and the appearance of a beautiful midriff.

8) AIM FOR A CLEAN GUT                                                                                                                                                                                            

Add probiotics to your everyday to ensure your healthiest bacterial balance in your gut. This balance determines how one ultimately processes nutrients and one's potential for weight loss. 

9) ELIMINATE REGULARLY                                                                                                                                                                                          

Are you eliminating 1-3x/day? If not, get on the case. (Tips 2, 8 and 10 will help)

10) CLEANSE                                                                                                                                                                                                                        

Do a 3-7 days seasonal cleanse. Recharge your cellular structure and witness your covered abs appear.

WINTER SOS!

Self care is vital, especially in the colder months when we are apt to the occasional isolation and stagnant energy cycle. Elevate your mood, motivation and sense of well-being this Winter.

- Socialize and and lean into laughter. Host a dinner party with your besties and serve healthy and delicious foods.

- Soak up the sunshine. Take a walk in the park and pause for a moment in the discovered sun patch.  

- Let the sunshine in. Open the curtains in your home.

Slow down and listen to your body. There is a natural cycle in the rhythm of the body and mind in colder months to nest.

- Lavender gives the body and mind a sense of calm.

- A dab of grapefruit essential oil is wonderful for energy.

SCHEDULE YOUR SUCCESS

A SECRET to your success is consistency. 

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The colder months challenge us, motivation declines, the desire to nest arises.  SCHEDULE YOURSELF, make plans and be accountable. Get to know yourself.  For example, if you save your training until after work, and once you arrive home it’s dark and cold outside and you can’t bring yourself to get your tush out the door to actually go to class, then CHANGE YOUR APPROACH and switch your exercise time to mornings.

- PLAN AHEAD, bring your training clothes to work with you and go straight from work to class/gym.

- SCHEDULE a morning class close to your work and bring your work clothes with you. (Most studios have showers)

- BE EFFICIENT. Duck out at lunchtime for an afternoon session.

- STRIKE THE FINE BALANCE with what feels both tough and doable, embrace your challenge and succeed, everyday.

- CREATE your schedule. Sunday before the beginning of the week, reflect, lean in and make choices. What felt good and worked for you last week? What would you like to improve upon this upcoming week? Schedule your classes and your solo time in the gym. You are accountable to those appointments. Show up for yourself.

ENJOY YOUR FANTASTIC WEEK!

THE WINTER BLUES? DON'T LET 'EM GET YOU DOWN

Baby, it’s cold outside!  Are you experiencing fatigue or low energy, irritability, lack of motivation, weight gain, the urge to just cuddle up at night and hibernate? 

These symptoms can feel limiting and thus challenging to break the cycle of inactivity, nighttime eating and the blues. Oh, and then there’s that new year’s resolution you made to yourself to lose your  holiday curve and get healthy… but… now it’s dark and cold outside and your motivation to get your arse to a studio/gym is, how shall we say, non-existent.

MY TOP 3 NUTRITION TIPS TO PHYSIOLOGICALLY ELEVATE YOUR MOOD, MOTIVATION AND SENSE OF WELL BEING:

1) RESTFUL ZZZZZs

 The body naturally wants to nest and rest more in colder months because the lack of sunlight results in a decrease in Melatonin and Affects Sleep Patterns/Mood

Add 1-2 Tablespoons Organic Dark Tart Cherry Juice Concentrate In Water an hour before bedtime to wind down more easily and for a sound and Restful Sleep (Natural Melatonin)

 

 

 

 

 

 

2) INCREASE VITAMIN D INTAKE

The decrease in sunlight (Vitamin D) may disrupt our body's internal clock and lead to a drop in seratonin levels (brain chemical that effects mood)

- take Supplement Form of Vitamin D

- Eat Fatty Fish like Salmon, Tuna, Trout or Sardines

 

 

 

 

3) OMEGA-3 FATTY ACIDS POSSIBLY  PLAY A ROLE IN LESSENING DEPRESSION

- Cold water fish

- Flaxseed/ Flax Oil

- Walnuts

- Supplement

 

 

 

The Above Nutrition List Is Merely Suggestion, Not A Prescription

ONE HOT MAMA VIDEO SERIES: VIDEO #1: THE WARM-UP

I wanted to make a video for women who desire an intense and effective workout and for moms who feel ready to dive in and get their bodies back. And… I decided to add some sass and humor.

Of course, the perfect collaborator was my longtime client and friend Drea de Matteo (The Sopranos & Sons of Anarchy)

Each Monday, for the next 8 weeks, GREENBODYNYC.COM Will Feature a One Hot Mama Workout (aka “FU I’m 40!” a la Drea).

THE PROGRAM IS AN 8 PART SERIES.  

Each Session Is Under 10 Minutes.

- WANT A 1 HR LONG FULL BODY WORKOUT? Train Along With Each Video In Sequence

ONLY HAVE 10 MINUTES TODAY? Move That Body! Choose 1 Video And Go Full Out!

- READY TO TRULY SHAPE YOUR BOD? Choose 1 Video And Repeat The Circuit 3-4X

- IN NEED OF SOME QUIET TIME AND RELAXATION? Enjoy The Warm Up And Stretch Sessions 

THE MUTHASHIP STARRING DREA DE MATTEO... AND ME!

My client of many years, the incredibly talented and beautiful Drea de Matteo, (Sons of Anarchy, the Sopranos) launched her reality web series #themuthaship in December. This past Summer, I went to LA to get Drea's butt back in shape for filming the final ride of Sons of Anarchy. We had so much fun training and in just 3 weeks she reconnected to her core (important for moms), lost fat, got much stronger and felt reinvigorated.

STAY TUNED FOR MY WORKOUT VIDEO SERIES WITH DREA. COMING AT YA IN JANUARY

"How Do I Attend All These Holiday Parties And Not Gain Weight?!"

-  Fill your plate at parties with veggies and protein rather than all the little circulating hors d’oeuvres chock full o’ carbs and calories

- Practice intermittent fasting 2x/week to keep caloric intake balanced. 14-16 hours of fasting since last  time you ate, then consume half of your typical daily calories via 2-3  small clean meals

-  Cut the crust off of pie

-  Drink a glass of water in between alcoholic beverages

-  Choose red wine or simple cocktails without juice or mixers

- If you do splurge, go right back to clean eating the next day

 

HOLIDAY POST WORKOUT DESSERT SMOOTHIE

Holiday season is full of delicious temptations:  Whipped Cream Mocha Latte This, Pumpkin Caramel Frappacino That… I Know, helllooo, It’s The Holidays, Yes, Please! Thing is, the drinks have no nutritional value and are full of calories!

Try This Instead.

(the recipe is high in healthy fats & fruits so please perform a kick ass workout previous)

1 Cup Unsweetened Vanilla Almond Milk

¼ Cup Water 

1 Cup Kale Or Spinach

1 Tablespoon Of Organic Almond Butter Or Peanut Butter

Protein Powder (Brown Rice/Hemp/Pea) Worth 20 Grams

½ Banana

1 Medjool Date

Dash Of Cinnamon To Taste

¼ Cup Of Coffee If You Like

Ice