Is your body summertime ready? While you are working out, are you maintaining a healthy body? There are some simple ways you can get your body looking good but also keep your body healthy and active.
The Urban Wilderness here in Knoxville is a fun place to discover and enjoy nature. You can go paddle boarding, hiking and biking. Activities like these put the focus on fun while also providing the benefit of a good workout. Urban Wilderness website provides prices, times, locations, and cool free hikes you can take.
In addition to working out and staying healthy, dieting also plays an important role in working out; you have to eat protein, fruit, and vegetables to keep that body full of energy. If you go to https://www.delish.com//healthy-smoothie-recipes they have 20 + recipes for you to make a good, fulfilling smoothie.
A top favorite is The Superfruit Smoothie:
1 cup. frozen cherries
1 kiwi, peeled and chopped (reserve 2 slices for garnish)
1 cup. almond milk
1 tbsp. chia seeds
1.Combine all ingredients in a blender and blend on high until smooth.
2.Pour into 2 glasses and garnish with kiwi.
Delish.com also has a page called 70+ easy healthy dinner ideas. https://www.delish.com/cooking/recipe-ideas/healthy-dinner-recipes these range from tacos, to pizza to chicken. These meals are very easy to cook, very tasty, and most important healthy.
A top favorite is Garlicky Lemon Mahi Mahi:
3 tbsp. butter, divided
1 tbsp. extra-virgin olive oil
4 4-oz. mahi mahi fillets
Freshly ground black pepper
3 cloves garlic, minced
Zest and juice of 1 lemon
1 tbsp. freshly chopped parsley, plus more for garnish
In a large skillet over medium heat, melt 1 tablespoon butter and olive oil.
Add mahi mahi and season with salt and pepper. Cook until golden, 3 minutes per side. Transfer to a plate.
To skillet, add remaining 2 tablespoons butter. Once melted, add garlic and cook until fragrant, 1 minute, then stir in lemon zest and juice and parsley.
Return mahi mahi fillets to skillet and spoon over sauce.
Garnish with more parsley and serve.
Maintaining a healthy workout sets you up for success. To sign up for a gym membership at some gyms, you will have someone 18+ to sign you up, but after that, you can go by yourself. If the gym offers some classes to learn how to use the equipment it is probably best for you to go to those so you are not using the machines improperly.
YMCA- 26$ MONTHLY https://ymcaknoxville.org/
Planet Fitness- 10$ MONTHLY https://www.planetfitness.com
Golds Gym- 30$ MONTHLY https://www.goldsgym.com/member-experience/
There is also healthy at home workouts, such as a 4 week workout plan that is interactive and you can keep up with on Muscle and Fitness.com. This website shows a startup beginner workout plan on how to work out properly. This is an extensive plan to look good and get your body summer ready!