A breakfast for champions

Good Morning!

This morning we both randomly woke up around 3:30 and realized that we only had another hour and a half before working out. Knowing that it is that early in the morning and you only have about an hour more to sleep is quite brutal. Luckily we were both able to go back to sleep until our alarms went off! This mornings workout was not too bad.


Workout


3x300yrd shuttles (50yrd intervals in 1:00 minute or less and rest 1:00 minute)

4x72yrd shuttles (rest 45seconds)

8x65yrd sprints (rest 25 seconds)

We decided to alternate the 72rd shuttles and the 65 yrd sprint so that we would rest 45seconds after every 72yrd shuttle and rest 25seconds after every 65yrd sprint. After the running we played a bit of 1v1 soccer and then went on to lift. The running wasn’t necessarily difficult but it definitely got us working our fast twitch muscles. Alternating between longer tempo runs and sprint workouts is essential for soccer players.

After this mornings workout, we decided to bike to trader joe’s to pick up a few groceries. Jess has been away for a week and realized that she didn’t have any food in her pantry or fridge when she got back last night. So, we hopped on our bikes, picked up what we needed from Trader Joe’s and then headed back to Jess’s to make breakfast. Less had a bowl of oats topped with chia pudding, a slice of zucchini bread, blueberries, strawberries, and a bit of honey to sweeten it. The recipe for chia pudding was given to us by Erika from Wild Squirrel Nut ButterSince we are new to the blog world we emailed her to get some advice on starting a blog and wanted to know more about her business. Less really enjoyed the pudding and Jess said that she’ll have to get used to it but it was pretty good! We both love trying new things. Thank you Erika for the recipe!

Erika’s Chia Pudding Recipe

-2-3 T of chia mixed with 1-1.5 cups of milk, (regular, coconut or hemp or anything!)
– 1 T of unsweetened cocoa powder
-1/2 t cinnamon
-pinch o’ nutmeg
-unsweetened coconut flakes
-2 T of whatever protein powder or hemp
Mix it up and leave in fridge for a few hours or overnight.
This picture is before mixing everything together!
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Jess had a greek yogurt bowl topped with half a banana, strawberries, blueberries, blackberries, a small banana oat cookie that her roommate Lizzy made and a tiny sliver of zucchini bread. We were both very happy with our meals.ImageImage

Less is off to work and Jess is off to shower and get ready for the day.

Have you ever tried chia pudding?

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