Avoid these high calorie coffee drinks

You might never think about it but it is possible that your frequent trips to the coffeehouse are making you fat! It’s become a staple in our culture to socially meet at the coffee shop, have a tasty beverage and maybe even a sugary snack.  We’ve also fallen into the habit of hitting the caffeine when we are exhausted and/or need to focus on a task. But the downside could be that the drinks and snacks you are choosing are high in calories and making you gain weight. In this episode of Fit Life, I give you the guide you need to successfully keep your diet at a coffeehouse.

Nutrition Info: Coffee & Coffee House Food:

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Stability Ball Exercise: Ab Workout

Ab workouts can be boring if you’re just doing crunches for every workout. Try giving yourself a balance challenge by using the stability ball and doing this ab exercise. The Pike Tuck exercise in this fitness video is one that I always enjoy doing but somehow always forget, so this is my reminder to never settle into a routine – there is always a different/better/harder/more fun exercise out there!


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Resistance Band Squats

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Ever wonder how to do squats with a resistance band?  Well, in this Fit Life, I show you how! If you live in a small place, resistance bands are a great way to get a full body workout without having to store lots of equipment.


Upper Body Stretches: Chest & Back

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This chest and back stretch are great upper body stretches to do after your warmup or workout!  You can also use them when you need a quick burst of energy, like during that afternoon slump, at the office or first thing in the morning.  Always remember to breathe when you are stretching and make sure never to push too far!