Hello friends! I hate to disappoint ya but today is gonna be a SUPER short post. My workouts were not very impressive (aka non-existent) and I have no new fun food to report. I know totally lame! Hopefully, I’ll have more to report next week!
Friday I did a run/uphill walk on the treadmill. Apparently, during that time I just put a little too much compression on my lower back. I had building pain for three days until I went into to see Dr. K at the beginning of the week. He fixed me in one session because he is amazing. I went back to double check on Wednesday and everything was all good. Regardless I’ve been taking it easy this week, I know first-hand back issues aren’t anything to mess with. I’d rather let it get back to normal before messing with it. Hopefully next week I will have more to report!
This week I’m obsessed with health warrior bars, did you enter the giveaway yet?
I talked about these yesterday, but these bars my friend made are freaking amazing too! They are paleo friendly, key lime bars!
Other than that I’ve been eating a TON of grapes this week, not sure that is very exciting but it’s true!
First up, my friend Brandon who is a buddy of mine from my Life Time Fitness days has really stepped up his game on his Instagram channel and I’m saving every post. He is highly qualified in corrective exercise and is sharing his knowledge with the world. (He worked in a PT clinic for a couple years and just finished his Master’s Degree, he is really good and what he does. Between him and my chiropractor, I don’t know where I would be!) He is also literally one of the most positive people I know (plus he looks like Thor ha ha).
“Bad Knees” is a cop-out. Trust me, I fell victim to this way of thinking all through high school and college, and thought that I was forever doomed to have pain when squatting or running. – If your knees give out when you walk, pop, snap, and crack, or you experience pain you may have a stability issue. – Often if your knee cap (patella) isn’t tracking smoothly you may have tightness in your lateral quad/IT Band and an under active VMO (inner quad). – Try the Peterson Step-up before your workouts to wake up that muscle and build stability in your knees. – The step needs only 3-6in of height for this one, and make sure you are getting your front heel ahead of your back toes. – I have my working heel elevated in the video, but that’s not completely necessary. Make sure the hips stay level (don’t let the right hip drop in this example). – Focus on tracking the knee over the middle toes and feel that VMO light up 🔥. – 20 reps per side. – #vmo #quads #correctiveexercise #squats #legday #strength #fitness #rehab #knees #stability
This week I also shared what’s on this week’s WTE Meal Plans. We’ve been working so hard behind the scenes to get our website launched, we are SO SO SO close. I can’t wait for the unveiling! In the meantime check out what our members receive ever week!
Curious what's in this week's meal plan?!?!? Check out this Instagram story video I did yesterday with all the deets!https://hungryhobby.net/meal-plans/
Posted by Hungry Hobby on Tuesday, April 17, 2018
Mr. Hungry has been watching this documentary I’ve also seen it pop up on facebook. I haven’t watched enough of it to give you an opinion.
Links from around the web:
Finding new life in spiritual motherhood One of my friends wrote this post, heads up it’s about her story and struggles with infertility from her Catholic perspective. It’s a beautiful story, but definitely, skip it if you need too!
Have a great weekend!