It's time for another installment of Thrifty Thursday. The day of the week when I take all of the advice I've gleaned during the week , reduce it to only the finest, and share it with all of you.
Better For You Fruits (womenshealthmag.com)
One of my favorite things about coming back to Weight Watchers and joining the new program is the fact that fruits are free. But which fruits are the better choice? So here's a short list of juicy fruits that give a lot of satisfaction and not a lot of calories. And the ideas for squeezing more in are wonderful! Think frozen berries in your iced tea or grapefruit sections in stir fry.
Bust Out of Your Workout Rut (womenshealthmag.com)
When I was running, jumping, bouncing and sweating in a room full of 20 or 30 people, I never got bored. The energy was intense, the music was pumping and the motivation was constant. Now that I'm recovering and taking it easy, all of that has been gone. This slideshow gave me some advice, ideas and even some short phrases that may become mantras as I hit the cardio equipment solo. First up: Setting mini goals at the gym.
Snap Decisions tat Save You Big Pounds (fitbie.msn.com)
At first, the name of this article seems a little off. Most of the tips involve me planning ahead of time, like knowing my coffee order before I get to the counter at 8 am! Then I realized that all of this planning results in being able to make better decisions in an instant. Sure, deciding how many glasses of wine I can have before I meet my girlfriends may sound like a chore, but who wants to interrupt a good night out to count calories/points/carbs?
WHAT I FOUND:
I love office supplies. I like iPhone accessories. In short, I like gadgets. This little article, about
Kitchen Tools That Keep You Thin (health.com) was created for me.
WHAT I'M USING IT FOR:
I've printed all the slides on one page and I'm now playing a sort of Bingo game involving which gadgets I have (steamer, apple divider, kitchen scissors, small glasses and a muffin tin). I only need a few more to win!