Pray a Latte

Isn’t this the cutest!?!  Now I just need a latte to go in there and I’ll be a happy camper.

This morning’s breakfast was an epic fail.

Blueberries and almond butter?  Ew.  My two favorite things don’t mesh well.  Thankfully I thought ahead last night and prepped some overnight oats so I didn’t have to labor over what I was going to eat this morning.

Refreshing Overnight Cereoats
1/2 cup oats
1/2 cup almond milk + 1/2 cup water
1 tsp chia seeds
1 tsp flaxseed meal
Microwave 1:30, let cool, and stick it in the fridge overnight.
If you can wait until morning to eat them, add:
1 heaping tsp cinnamon
1 tsp agave (or other sweetener)
1 tsp vanilla
1/4 cup fruit of choice
2 Tbsp nut butter
The best part = add some milk so you trick your body and mind into thinking you’re eating cereal, except this time you don’t have to go back for fourths… 

Bad news: I think I’ve hit a plateau in exercise.  I had no desire to go to the gym, like most days have been lately.  I went anyways and completed a great workout, but I need something to spice up my daily sweat time!  Any ideas??!!

Interval Run & Walk

Time Speed Incline
0-5 6.5 0
5-6 4.0 4
6-7 6.5 4
7-8 4.0 5
8-9 6.5 5
9-10 3.9 6
10-11 6.3 6
11-12 3.9 7
12-13 6.3 7
13-14 3.8 8
14-15 6.1 8
15-16 3.8 9
16-17 6.1 9
17-18 3.8 10
18-19 6.0 10
19-20 4.0 2

 Don’t let the numbers deceive you…this is the hardest treadmill workout I’ve done in quite some time, even with walking involved.

this is exactly what I looked like, I know it

I then did the same thing on the elliptical, but wasn’t gasping for air.

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Back Attack
Y’s, T’s, I’s – 2×12
One-arm row – 2×15 (each arm)
Close-grip lat pulldown – 2×15
Bicep curls – 2×15

Reverse flyes on stability ball – 2×12
Reverse flyes on machine – 2×15
Bicep curls/hammer curls/Side bicep curls – 5/5/5 (do twice)

50 crunches on stability ball

Here’s some links on the importance of working out your back.  Besides the fact that you can wear a backless dress and feel HAWT.
Spine Health
Yoga Poses for Posture
For those who sit at a desk all day

I will finally be doing some cooking tonight for din din since I’m off work.  Yay!

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