New Video: Must Have Gym & Running Gear!

Hey guys and happy first day of Summer! I’m kickin’ off today with a video all about my gear for the gym and for running. I hope you enjoy this quick video!

Please, comment here and under the video to let me know what more videos you’d like for me to do!

Have a great day!

xx Audrey

A Healthy Day Out + Smoothie Recipe

Hey guys!

Healthy. Sometimes, its not always about nutrition and fitness. Sometimes, its about getting out with your friends, leaving stress behind and making corny jokes. Well, that’s what I did yesterday and it was amazing!

First we stopped by iCantina Tortilla Grill, a place I’ve never been, to grab a fish taco…which was alright. The fact they only give you one taco for 5 bucks is a little expensive. But 1 was enough.

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The Fish Taco has spicy slaw, a (piece) of avocado, sauce, and baked tilapia that has been marinated in butter. Like oh my gosh, butter! Whatevs

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We shared some chips, which you had to buy. Look, most Mexican restaurants I go to, they serve you unlimited amounts of chips for free. What’s up with having to buy $3 worth of chips, which is hardly any! They were good though.

We headed to the Birmingham Museum of Art afterward, which my 19 years of living in Alabama, I’ve never stepped foot in there. Never cared too…so sad! The European 17th-18th century art and sculptures were probably my favorite part. It was just way too beautiful.

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Some views from the inside windows

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We couldn’t take pictures of the artwork…so you will have to suffice with trees and glass windows.

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Stopped at my favorite coffee shop, The Red Cat, afterward and shared a scone and brownie.

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On my way back home, I finally stopped at Dick’s Sporting Goods and got myself a new pair of running shoes! My feet shall thank me today as I run!

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For dinner last night, I opened a can of chickpeas and chopped some fresh veggies to put on a bed of Arugula with a little vinaigrette drizzled on top.

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And now this morning, I just had this delicious Green smoothie! Excuse my desk mess in the background…

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Ingredients:

  • 8oz Unsweetened Almond Milk
  • Big Handfuls of Kale and Swiss Chard
  • 6 Cubes of Ice
  • 1 Tbsp. of Ground flax seed
  • 1 scoop of chocolate protein powder
  • 1/2 Tbsp. organic creamy Peanut butter
  • 1 tsp. Maca Powder
  • 1 small frozen banana
  • 3 frozen strawberries
  • Dash of Cinnamon

Have a Healthy Day!

xx Audrey

Questions:

  • What do you like to do to be healthy (that doesn’t have to do with food/fitness) ?
  • What’s your favorite smoothie recipe?
  • What kind of running shoe do you have right now?

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Health Coaching and New Workout

Hey guys! A couple days ago, I was writing up a HIIT workout that really worked on the heart rate and muscles and wanted to put it on the blog. So here we go! One of my top workouts and its amazing! Definitely give it a try and tell me what you think!

HIIT Workout from In Shape Cupcake

 


But moving on, I wanted to talk about Health Coaching.

I decided two years ago what I wanted to do with my life. It wasn’t making millions of dollars or working for a huge company. I wanted to be a health coach. People look at me funny every time when I tell them that. Why? Because there used to not be health coaches. It wasn’t a very popular career until The Institute for Integrative Nutrition made it so. And I thank Joshua, the founder, and all the teachers for making it possible for me to live my dream.

Health coaching, what is it? Simply put, a HC is a guide that helps you achieve your health, fitness, nutrition, and life goals. It takes time, but when you’ve got someone that has your back, you meet those goals then and now instead of 5 years later after you failed and kept giving up. With a health coach, they’re always there for you. Listening, talking, giving advice, even grocery shopping with you. Its pretty darn amazing and I do want to say, that 3 years ago, I wish I had had a health coach. I believe in health coaches. They are amazing and the work I’ve seen them do to help people live better lives, is just amazing.

I’m just so pumped to tell you that I’m health coaching as we speak! The great thing about it, is that I can coach you online, in person, over the phone, whatever suits you best. If you’re ever interested or know someone who could benefit, please let me know!

Thanks for reading! I hope all of you have just a completely fantastic day!

xx audrey

Sometimes we need to be reminded...  Have a great day and have fun!

Questions:

  • What’s your dream career?
  • How is your almost Summer?