Personal Trainer Jess Katz is back and dishing up some of her top breakfast dos and don'ts. Plus some healthy ideas that she eats every day. Sorry refined carbs, you're sitting this one out.
Good morning? How about great morning. The Kind Tribe is here to help you start your day sunny side up with a hearty serving of all things breakfast. We know that doing things like creating morning rituals, having high amounts of fun and being consistently awesome can work up an appetite. So with that in mind, we’ve got Personal Trainer, super friend and motivating human being Jess Katz back to whip up some tips on what rocket fuels to pick for breakfast, what energy black holes to steer clear of and some meal ideas that you can try for yourself. Pick up a fork, and we’ll pick up where we left off last time. Breakfast is served y’all.
Hey there Tribe! I’m back and here to talk about all things brekky!
So, last time I checked in with you all, I spoke about morning rituals. By now I’m sure you are all in full swing of your own morning routines. Am I right!? And, how amazing does it feel? Pretty amazing, I know!
Well, I’m about to take things a little bit deeper… One of my morning rituals is to have a healthy and satisfying breakfast. But what exactly does that even mean, you ask? I am going to share with you the dos and don’ts of brekky.
Breakfast is the most important meal of the day in my opinion, because it starts your day off on either the right or wrong foot. First, lets talk about what we should have in our first meal…
Having a serving of protein in the morning will help with:
Ok, now that we know the benefits, the question of, “What do we eat??” still lingers. Soooo, here are some great options that I enjoy everyday:
Now that we know what we should be eating first thing, here is what we shouldn’t:
Why? Because, when you wake up from a fasted state:
Stuff to avoid first thing in the morning:
But you LOVE these foods, right? So, when can you enjoy them!? Post workout! Refill those hardworking muscles 🙂
Hope you all enjoyed my food for thought. Yes, pun intended. (Editor does a fist pump now.)
Please feel free to email me if you have questions or would like to discuss meal ideas, and/or training further!
About Jess (Vixen Personal Training):
She is all about living a life that is sustainable, and long term. Balance hasn’t always been the easiest thing to find, but through her fitness (and life) journey, she keeps finding it every day. Her dream is to help others find this in their lives; through fitness, mindfulness, and learning from mistakes (because after all, everyone makes them, why not use them in a good way, right?)
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Contributor Credit: Jess Katz, email@example.com