IGNITE YOUR DAY

by MJ

AIR  ~  Movement of the Day:
Day 79 of the 100 Day Challenge! Dr. Franson starts the day with a High Knees Tabata! And his kiddos aren’t far behind! Get your family involved in your workout today. Its a great healthy habit to start at any age!  [Click here for additional Workouts]

FUEL  ~  Dish of the Day:
Poached Eggs with Avocado and Green Smoothie. An amazingly energizing and balanced breakfast! It might not seem intuitive to have so much ‘green’ on your plate first thing in the morning, but it’s time to re-program! These green nutrients will revolutionize your morning! [Click here for additional Recipes]

 

SPARK  ~  Thought of the Day:
Quote of the Day: America’s number one energy crisis is Monday morning. ~ Unknown

Essential Element: Get out of your rut. If your morning routine looks more like survival of the fittest and a race against the clock, it is time to take back your morning [click here to read Spark Insight: Morning Rituals].

Journal: What does a typical Monday morning look like for you? Is it a race to get out the door, coordinating the week in your head as you speed to work? A morning ritual that stays consistent seven days a week does magic for our Monday mornings – and each morning in general!  Write out in your journal three components to your ideal morning –– then take this week to implement those three elements into each days start. [Click here for additional Journal exercises]

IGNITE YOUR DAY

by admin

AIR  ~  Movement of the Day:
Knees to Elbows  This is a very safe way to exercise your core and strengthen your abs. If you’re not ready for this or don’t have a hanging bar handy, do Sit Ups.

This video features Dr. Ryan Hewitt. Notice in the video that he’s wearing a weighted vest – he’s a wellness warrior and functional training stud (he was a team finalist at the 2011 Crossfit Games in Los Angeles).  [Click here for additional Workouts]

FUEL  ~  Dish of the Day:
Poached Eggs with Avocado and Green Smoothie  Protein and fats – that’s what makes a good breakfast; BUT, please buy quality eggs, like fresh ranch eggs at your local farmer’s market.  [Click here for additional Recipes]

 

SPARK  ~  Thought of the Day:
Quote of the Day: Patience is the hardest part of learning, and training is the essence of transformation. ~ Ann Voskamp
Essential Element: Healthy people are always learning – looking for opportunities to grow and expand. [click to read 'The Value of Struggle']
Journal: Where is your work schedule rigid? Where is it flexible? Many of us perceive our work week as something we must struggle through. Time for a perspective shift. Write out your typical work week schedule, noting the particularly tedious hours in the week. Choose one of these times and consider how you might make it more valuable – for you and your co-workers.    [Click here for additional Journal exercises]