Fueling Your Workout and Your Workday

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It’s Monday morning and I’m standing in my kitchen trying to make up an excuse to skip my workout. According to my calendar, today is “hill training” day. After a long weekend, the last thing I want to do is head to the trails and trot up and down a steep hill. Gryffin, my four-legged accountability partner is already hovering by the front door, he’s ready to go. I grab my pack and we’re off.

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On longer trail runs like this one, I always make sure to carry some essentials with me. Before leaving the house I check that my phone is charged, I have plenty of water, extra sunscreen and a snack to fuel the workout ahead. I recently discover goodnessknows®  snack squares and they’ve quickly become my favorite workout treat. They’re filled with fruit and nuts and just a hint of chocolate.

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I’ve been running for years and still have to find ways to keep myself motivated. Even though there are days that I’m tempted to stay home, I’ve never regretted a run I DID go on.  Thankfully, Gryffin is great at keeping me motivated! Basically, I have two choices: take him out or listen to him cry at the door for hours. Pretty easy choice right?

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The truth is, I feel more productive when I start my day off with a run. I get to my desk feeling alert, energized and ready to work. This is particularly helpful since it’s not uncommon for me to work 10-hour days during the week. Working from home makes it hard to “leave the office” for the day, so I’m always on duty.

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It’s rare that I make myself a large lunch during the week. Instead, I prefer to graze on healthy snacks throughout the day. I love these goodnessknows® snack squares in the afternoon when I need a little pick-me-up. I just stocked up on these on my last trip to WalMart. I keep a few in my desk drawer so I can stop and take a break whenever I need to.

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Apple, Almond & Peanut, Dark Chocolate ←MY FAVORITE!!!

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Comments

  1. Samantha K says:

    You got an amazing accountability partner right there! Having a good snack always helps too 🙂 (client)

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