Health & Fitness Links To Get You Through The Day

It’s September yet it’s in the 90s and super humid this week…sweet. Not gonna lie, I’m not a fan of summer, so I’m ready for it to be over. Yeah, yeah, yeah we will all be complaining once it’s snowing out but for me, I’d rather be freezing than sweating :)

Anyway, here are some great links for you to read today!

Featured: Healthier Homemade Crunch Bars (Slimsanity)


I used to LOVE CRUNCH bars as a kid. I definitely want to try making these because I have a major sweet tooth and this would be the perfect little treat.

  • How To Make A Protein Smoothie Without Protein Powder (Oh My Veggies) – When you think protein shake you always think about adding protein powder. This is a great guide showing other foods you can use.
  • 5 Keys To A Successful Google+ Marketing Strategy (Kamila Gornia) – So many people overlook Google+ in their social strategy but I actually really love it. I’ve gotten many new readers from Google+!
  • 5 Ways To Improve Grip Strength (Fit Knit Chick) – I’ve definitely been held back due to grip strength in the past. I could do heavier deadlifts but my forearms would be burning and I couldn’t hold on to the bar any longer. Great tips!
  • Healthy After School Snacks (You Signed Up For What?!) – Whether you’re going back to school or not, these are snacks you can easily make (at any age) :)

Have you ever had issues with grip strength/felt your forearms burning/can’t hold on any longer? This is why I struggle with farmer’s walks!


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  1. Ooh Farmers walks are tough but also a good grip strengthening move. I worked on hex dumbbell holds, plate pinches and wrist curls yesterday. Boy do I feel my forearms today!
    Tamara recently posted…Get a grip | 5 ways to improve grip strengthMy Profile

    • I need to work on this because the other day I went to do lunges, and I could def do heavier bc they didn’t feel challenging, but my forearms were burning. Ugh!

  2. Thanks for sharing! Hope you enjoy the crunch bars. But be warned… they go quickly ;)
    Alysia @ Slim Sanity recently posted…Grilled Chicken Chopped SaladMy Profile

  3. Thank you for sharing my Google+ post, girlie! :)
    Kamila Gornia | for passion-driven solopreneurs recently posted…5 Keys to a Successful Google Plus Marketing StrategyMy Profile

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