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Marine Smoothie Explosion!!

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My boyfriend Bryan is in the Marines- and even with his busy schedule,  he still finds time to make smoothies! He texted me this picture of his all natural green smoothie that exploded all over everything, and I couldn’t help but laugh and put it on my health blog.

Don’t forget to close the lids on your blenders everyone!

Be inspired by Bryan’s incredible ability to find time for smoothie making throughout his 11 hour work days in the Marines.

If he can wake up at 5am everyday, and still have time to eat healthy, you can eat healthy too!

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You won’t eat what you don’t see- Leave you junk food at the grocery store

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This is a very simple Fitspirational concept- if you’re used to unhealthy eathing habits, then when faced with choosing between chips and an apple; chances are you’re going to go for the chips.

But what if you eliminate the unhealthy options? Then your choice becomes an apple vs a cup of fresh strawberries. Either way, you’ll end up munching on something nutricious!

Check out this awesome shopping cart full of food. My boyfriend is a Marine and he eats really healthy EVEN THOUGH he lives in the barraks on base.

College students listen up- if he can eat healthy on base; you can eat healthy in your dorms. NO EXCUSES.

Needless to say, from the looks of this shooping cart- it’ll be a Fitspirational week!

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The Color Run- 5K!

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Running in The Color Run has been on my bucket list for 3 years! The moment I saw gifs of Pinks, Purples, Yellows and Blue neon colors flying through the air- I knew I HAD to be a part of it!

Since my boyfriend Bryan and I (he’s a Marine) have began to love working out and maintain our health lives together, we decided to run it as a team! There is not better feeling then getting fit and having the one you love right beside you encouraging you to push yourself even harder. When the Color Run finally came to San Diego, we both bought our running bibs, and counted down the days 🙂

Our team name was of course “The Fitspirational Blonde” (which was on the back of our custom made T-Shirts.)

The Front of our shirts said “Running towards our Happily Ever After!”

Details:

  • Distance- 5k (3.1 miles)
  • Location- Down Town San Diego (the streets were completely blocked off for the color runners, it was so surreal)
  • Time- 7am!
  • Cost- $50 per person, and color packets were an additional $3 per packet.

As you can see, we had THE TIME OF OUR LIVES. It was Bryan and I’s first ever run, and it was a perfect run to begin with. Not too long, not too expensive, and a good time was had by all. I definitely recommend you trying the color run when it comes to your city. Challenge yourself. Get out of your comfort zone and try something new. You’re not going to get any more in shape by watching races on TV, get up and participate!

  

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Marine Smoothies

Just made this beauty in the bathroom of Bryan’s barrack! It’s the only place in his whole marine room with a plug where I don’t have to worry about a huge mess getting everywhere.

Boyfriend smoothie

Smoothies are great:

  • They’re quick (this took 2 mins to put together)
  • They’re healthy (100% fruit, no additives, no preservatives)
  • They’re DELICIOUS (It tastes like I’m drinking Hawaii)
  • They’re cheap! (buying fruit in bulk is WAY cheaper then purchasing a happy meal from McDonalds 3 times a day.)

Processed foods do not have nearly ONE TENTH of the nutrients of the non-processed foods they came from.

Don’t make excuses, make smoothies 🙂