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
What Muscles Does Jump Rope Work?

What Muscles Does Jump Rope Work?

You know jump rope workouts get you winded fast, but that they also build muscle in a major way. Yep, one of the benefits of jumping rope is building muscle, says Cody Braun, CPT, assistant manager of fitness at Beachbody. That muscle makes you stronger in and out of the gym and improves your overall health. And, get this, it’s the key to hitting your weight loss goals. Why? Because muscle burns fat. After all, the amount of lean muscle on your frame is one of the biggest factors in setting your basal metabolic rate, or how many calories you burn each and every day — without trying. Research from the University of Nebraska shows that just 12 weeks of regular jump rope workouts improves the body’s balance of lean muscle versus fat tissue. Pro tip: Check out #mbf Muscle Burns Fat with Megan Davies to learn how to incorporate jumping rope into your exercise... Read More