Lean It UP Fitness
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Salivating over a pair of defined, striated shoulders? Stay hungry. We’ve got an arsenal of powerful tools to destroy your delts and carve out gorgeous definition — a whopping 16 exercises deep.
The dumbbell snatch is one of THE most intense moves. It activates everything from the arms and shoulders to the butt and abs, all while TORCHING fat. They're killer, but they're potent.
Add a decline on a Swiss Ball — you'll hit your upper chest AND work your abs at the same time.
Do rotational push ups to create a push up – side plank hybrid. They hit the obliques, abs, triceps, and shoulders hard.
Do these upgraded push ups to work your ABS, arms, chest, and shoulders—and burn more fat—during your workouts. Plus you can do them anywhere.
Dive Bomber push ups are an AWESOME—and insanely intense—variation of the push up that pulls from yoga. It hits the core and triceps HARD.
Do push ups on a medicine ball, and roll it across in between reps, to increase the force on your chest and arms. It's a halfway step to the 1-arm push up.
Starbucks' Pumpkin Spice Latte is officially back today, about a month too early. Here's a reminder about why you shouldn't be chugging one.
Jawbone's data scientists looked at sleep data and quantified the effects of the Napa earthquake by looking at Jawbone UP activity. It reportedly woke up 93% of UP wearers located in Napa, Sonoma, Vallejo, and Fairfield at approximately 3:20 AM — all within 15 miles of the epicenter.
Every Friday we’re dropping a five-pack of heart-thumping, blood-pumping workout songs to build out your playlist, hardwire a little energy into your workouts, and kickstart the weekend ahead. Get in the mindset and let the music sink in, IT’S FRIDAY. This week — Katy Perry, Charli XCX, Tiesto, Juicy J, and Jeremih.
The main benefit to listening to music as you exercise is that it makes you not think about being tired. The second thing that music does is that it gets your mind off of how long you have been training. Third thing that music does is that it calms people and relieves stress. Last, but not least it can help promote strength as well.
If you've been downing almond butter, check your stash. 45 almond + peanut butter products were recalled for salmonella, including Whole Foods, Trader Joe's, MaraNatha brands.
. thick and creamy chocolate smoothie. 3/4 cup vanilla almond milk (or regular milk)* 1 small/medium banana, frozen 2 Tbsp. unsweetened cocoa powder dash of cinnamon 1 tsp. instant coffee granules (optional) 2 Tbsp. chocolate or vanilla protein powder (optional) 1Tbsp. nut butter (optional) Instructions 1.Place all ingredients into any standard blender and blend until smooth. Notes * if you want to make your smoothie even thicker, freeze your milk in an use cube tray prior to making.
Want your smoothies THICKER? Instantly bulk them up—sans calories—with this little food hack. Mindblown.
Seltzer speeds up alcohol's rate of absorption in the body (so do carbonated drinks). Translated: you get buzzed faster, off LESS alcohol, for fewer calories. Enjoy the perks (and be mindful if you're driving).