Bess Be Fit

A former collegiate athlete's journey of trying to stay and get as fit as possible in life after soccer!

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Five More Days….

Only five more days left to enter the Tone It Up Bikini Series Challenge with a chance to win the Grand Prize…a trip to California to hang out with the Tone It Up trainers!  Plus much, much more.

There will be FOUR SUPER Grand Prize Winners!

There are a total of 19 winners.  Anyone can enter from all over the world!  All Bikini Series participants can enter.  The top 4 winners that are going to California must be part of the Tone It Up Nutrition Plan.  Even if you aren’t entering, it’s not too late to join the TIU team and get that summer bod!

There are over $23,000 worth of prizes to be given away.  It’s worth a shot!

Get your Tone It Up Nutrition Plan here and read more about the contest here.

Good luck 🙂


Strawberry & Chik’n Salad, Mango & Coconut Cream Smoothie

Sounds amazing, right?  That’s what I had for lunch and it was so good.  But I’ll get to it in a second.  Let’s talk about the day’s exercise first.

After breakfast I went out on my run and ended up doing a 10k in the beautiful weather. 6.2 miles in 54:22.  I didn’t take Maverick with me so I was able to pick up the pace a little bit.  Mav likes running around a 9:30 pace and today I wanted to go a bit faster.  I kept most of my mile times somewhere in the 8’s and sometimes I’d go a bit faster or bit slower just depending on how I felt.  By the end of this run I was definitely tired!

I wanted to still get in some toning so I did the TIU Bikini Abs and Bikini Booty workouts.  The Bikini Booty workout was REALLY hard after my run because my legs were already tired…this workout set my quads, hamstrings, and glutes on fire!  But in a good way, of course 🙂

A good stretch session definitely needed to happen after that and I am pretty sure I laid in pigeon pose for about 10 minutes per side.  It just felt so good.

Post-workout I needed to shower and make some lunch!  I had worked up quite the appetite.  I guess I was still feelin’ like a Beach Babe from doing my run and Beach Babe workouts, so I made lunch from my Beach Babe Nutrition Plan.  I chose to make the Sweet Meadows kale salad but put my own spin on it by also adding in spinach and two sliced up Morningstar Chik’n patties.  I topped it with a little Trader Joe’s Champagne Pear dressing.  Very light salad and the chik’n patties added a good bit of protein.

The smoothie was the Monkey’s Mango & Coconut Cream smoothie and it was so good I can’t even tell you.  I wished it would never end! And it also has some pretty awesome benefits according to the plan, which include: anti-aging, acne fighting, brain power, and boosts metabolism. All that in a sweet smoothie…okay by me.

This was the BEST lunch.  Especially the smoothie, I have made some delicious smoothies before but this was 100% the best smoothie ever.  So so tasty and refreshing!

The rest of my day is going to include watching TV and reading.  Feeling like I earned a nice relaxing rest of my day after my workout 🙂

What have you been up to this weekend? Anyone run a race or have some awesome food??