Best Plant Based Swaps for Your Favorite Animal Based Meals

Best Plant Based Swaps for Your Favorite Animal Based Meals

While a beef burrito can hit the spot when you’re in the mood for something hearty and comforting, many people are veering towards going plant-based to improve their heart health, protect the environment, or just to drop a few pounds by bulking up on more fruits and vegetables. Yet, those cravings for your favorite animal based meals, like a burger and fries, steak, or a chicken salad sandwich are tricky to get rid of—and sometimes you want to indulge without going off that plant-based diet. Here are a few easy swaps to make, where you’re getting that meaty texture without eating animal protein. It’s tough to tell the difference between a real burger and plant-based burgers, but this doesn’t have any meat! Swap a Burger for a Plant-Based Burger You can purchase an animal-free burger patty from the grocery store (think: Beyond Meat, for example) and enjoy a burger at... Read More
Boxing Basics: A Guide for Beginners

Boxing Basics: A Guide for Beginners

To the untrained eye, a boxing match can look like two people trading punches willy-nilly. But step into the ring, and you’ll quickly discover that your success as a fighter depends on a good working knowledge of boxing basics. Boxing basics form the technical foundation of your movements, whether you’re hitting a bag, sparring with a partner, or getting in a killer shadowboxing workout with Beachbody Super Trainer Joel Freeman. Here’s a primer of the boxing basics you’ll need to feel confident throwing that first punch. Box Basics: Stance & Footwork In boxing, fists get all the glory, but boxing basics start with the feet. To create a solid base, stand with your feet a little wider than shoulder-width apart. Brian Missirlian, certified personal trainer and instructor at Jabz Boxing in Phoenix and Scottsdale, Arizona, instructs beginners to stagger their feet. “The feet are staggered so the individual is balanced and able to move with... Read More
These Wonder Woman Donuts Are Ready for You to Lasso Them Into Your Belly

These Wonder Woman Donuts Are Ready for You to Lasso Them Into Your Belly

To celebrate the release of Wonder Woman 1984, we’ve used our golden lasso to corral these delectable, dual-colored Wonder Woman Donuts. Normally, super heroes would shy away from the table with the donuts, but these are Questified Donuts you can make at home! They have a fraction of the carbs in a traditional donut and a super hero taste you can enjoy any time. Check out the full recipe below: NUTRITIONAL INFO WONDER WOMAN DONUTS Yields:  10 Servings |  Serving Size:  1/2 donut Calories: 100 | Protein: 9g  | Fat: 3g | Net Carb: 5g  Total Carb: 12g  Prep Time: 10 minutes | Cook Time: ~17 minutes | Total Time: 27 minutes  Ingredients DONUTS GLAZE 1 scoop Quest Vanilla Milkshake Protein Powder 1 tbsp zero calorie sweetener 1/2 tsp vanilla extract 4 tbsp almond milk 1-2 drops blue food coloring 1-2 drops red food coloring 1 tbsp gold and white sprinkles Method Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F and prepare... Read More
What Is Calisthenics and How to Incorporate It in Your Workouts

What Is Calisthenics and How to Incorporate It in Your Workouts

Calisthenics is a great way to build muscle, improve your coordination, and switch up your usual workouts. So, what is calisthenics? Calisthenics is essentially resistance training using your body weight — push-ups, lunges, squats, jumping jacks are all examples of calisthenic exercises. Keep reading to learn more about calisthenic workouts and their benefits. What Is a Calisthenic Workout? “Calisthenics is a form of strengthening the body using a series of movements, or flows, that rely on gravity and your bodyweight for the challenge,” says Holly Perkins, BS, CSCS, and author of “Lift to Get Lean.” Calisthenics — which comes from the Greek words meaning “beauty” and “strength” — combines strength-training exercises and gymnastics movements. Unlike weightlifting and certain types of strength training, though, calisthenics requires minimal to no equipment. “Nearly all calisthenics movements are considered closed kinetic chain movement patterns,” Perkins says. “This means you are moving your body around an immovable object, like the ground or an anchored... Read More
Healthy Winter Flavors | Recipes

Healthy Winter Flavors | Recipes

Winter may bring the cold and — depending on where you live — snow, but it also brings tasty, comforting flavors and foods. And whether you love winter or you’re counting down the days until spring, classic flavors like peppermint, ginger, cinnamon, chai, orange, and cranberry help make the chilly season more enjoyable. Here are the best ways to savor your favorite winter flavors! 1. Peppermint Peppermint is tasty on its own, but pairing this signature winter flavor with mocha makes it even better. Nix those high-calorie, high-sugar peppermint mochas from the coffee shop in favor of a healthier take on this classic combo: our limited-edition Peppermint Mocha Plant-Based Vegan Shakeology. This nutritional secret weapon offers the seasonal flavor you crave, along with high-quality protein, antioxidants, vitamins, minerals, and a whopping 6 grams of fiber per serving. Use Peppermint Mocha Shakeology for your post-workout shake, or whip up a healthier holiday... Read More