Eat For the Abs You Want!

Eat For the Abs You Want!

By Handstand Trainer, Brianna 

Apples

  • 1 apple
  • Rich in fiber allowing for satiety or that “full feeling”.
  • Choose this fruit as your #1 choice.
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Banana

  • 1-2 daily
  • Good source of potassium, which will reduce water retention and bloating.
  • Without the bloat, abs will pop more nicely.

 

Berries

  • 1⁄2 cup -1 cup
  • Contains fiber and antioxidants.
  • Not only do the antioxidants help prevent cancers, but they are known to improve blood, especially for allowing the muscles to contract and perform the way they need to.
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Blueberries

  • 1 cup
  • Loaded in polyphenols, they actively burn abdominal fat and prevent fat formation.
  • Contains catechins such as in green tea.
  • The skin contains ursolic acid preventing muscle breakdown.

 

Red Ruby Grapefruit

  • 1 whole grapefruit
  • A combo of phytochemicals and vitamin C help reduce belly fat and lower cholesterol.
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Berry Green Smoothie

Ingredients (1 serving)

  • 1 cup baby spinach leaves
  • ½ cup frozen blueberries (or strawberries)
  • ½ cup frozen raspberries
  • 1 ripe banana
  • ½ cup non-dairy milk
  • 2 tbsp. rolled oats (optional)

 

Directions

  1. Combine all ingredients into a blender until smooth.
  2. Serve in a glass or store in a protein shaker and enjoy!
  3. Tip: This is a great quick breakfast too.
  4. (Option: blend in plant-based protein for an extra kick of protein)

 

Photo courtesy of Damn Delicious

Photo courtesy of Damn Delicious

P.S. this recipe is soooooo BOMB !  ;) 

Check out Brianna's last blog post here!

 

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