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Getting Healthy for Spring: 
Week 1 Spring Sizzle Challenge Recap

Last week was the kick-off of our 2 week long Spring Sizzle Fitness Challenge

Yes, week ONE of TWO meaning you can still join in on the fun​. RSVP HERE to become an official participant.

Each day of the challenge, we've been sharing a new tip to help you get healthy this spring.  Signing up will get you these tips get healthy tips sent to your inbox. The challenge also includes the opportunity to enjoy a complimentary online personal training session so if you haven't already, head HERE to snag your spot before reading on!

Week One Spring Sizzle Challenge Recap

Day 1: Change your self talk!

Too often we focus on the negative vs. the positive. What we aren't doing vs. what we are accomplishing.  As you go through your day focus on the POSITIVE and changing your negative thoughts around.  It might be hard at first, but trust us, it gets easier!

Day 2: Positive Mind, Vibes, and Life

Your mindset is super important when it comes to sticking to your goal to get healthy.  That's why we focused on it for day one and day two. 

Today's challenge: List 10 things you love about yourself.

Day 3: Color your Salad

Taste the rainbow in a healthy way! 

Brighten up your salad by topping it with fruits and veggies. Debra, ACE-Certified Personal Trainer and challenge leader, shared a great summary graphic that gives you some reasons for choosing different healthy foods. Check it out HERE

Day 4: Fabulous Fruits

Aim for four servings of fruits a day.

Focus on ​whole fruits vs. the juices or  green smoothies.  

Is this news to you? Head HERE for a video where I break down the 411 on why green juice and weight loss actually DON'T go hand in hand. Or HERE for an article I was quoted in as an expert on the topic and joined by OTHER healthy lifestyle ladies as well 😉

Day 5: Chewin' the Fat

It IS ok to eat fat!

Eating fats won't make you fat, either (as long as you practice moderation). You actually need healthy fats to support the growth of cells in your body, protect your organs, and more!​

Debra shared some great basic tips on the difference between fats HERE. ​

Day 6: Skill Power!

Instead of giving up your favorite foods, learn how to tweak them to make them healthier.

Some quick ideas for getting healthy in the kitchen:
-Bake, broil, or grill instead of frying
-Enjoy brown vs. white rice
-Greek yogurt as a substitute for sour cream (one of my faves)
-Mustard vs. mayo 

THIS free tool will help you find additional ideas as it lets you compare ingredients

Day 7: Game Day

Set aside one day a week  as your grocery store game day.  Not only will this help you make healthier choices, but it can also help you save money if you use the items you currently have at home to plan future meals.

In a healthy recipe rut? 

Head HERE for another awesome tool trainer Debra shared that can help you spice things up!

Onto Week Two!

Today starts week two of our Spring Sizzle Fitness Challenge.

To get your week two tips sent to your inbox daily you can head HERE​ to register. 

And if you are looking for more personalized help, do NOT miss out on Debra's offer to work with you 1-on-1 for FREE!

She still has a few spots left for Complimentary 1-on-1 Online Personal Training. Head HERE to claim yours while you can.

Now that you've read this post, we'd love to hear from you!

What are your favorite tips for getting healthy the healthy way (vs. dieting, detoxing, or cleansing)? Did you learn something new from this recap or by being a participant in week one? Want to share your experience from your free online personal training session? Share by leaving a comment below:​

Catherine Turley

Hello! I'm the founder of Fit Armadillo® and I'm so glad you're here. If you've been looking for a way to start your healthy lifestyle, but you don’t want to join a gym or spend thousands of dollars on supplements and fad products, you’ve come to the right place. On the blog we share fitness tips and healthy recipes to get you started. For more 1-on-1 help head here to get matched with an awesome certified fitness professional. Looking for motivation to start or stick to your routine? Check out my *bestselling* book HERE

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