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Weekly Q&A

Weekly Q&A

Q: Hi Julie.  My question is, when is the best time to eat during the day?  I often hear in the morning so that your body has enough time to digest but I find it hard to eat a big meal so early.  What are your thoughts? Thanks!

~ James, BC.

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My 6 Favorite Pre-Workout Snacks (PLUS, my Chocolate Love Smoothie)

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This is a small list of my standby snacks for pre-workout fuel. In most cases, they are also beneficial for post-workout repair. I am cautious eating food with too much sugar (ie. carbs) and prefer something higher in protein for muscle repair and build. A smoothie loaded with plant-based protein (see below) is a good alternative if, like me, you avoid blending with too much sugary fruits.

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6 Healthy Alternative Drinks

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Summer is on its way! ‘Tis the season for summertime beverages to quench our thirst. Along with those bevies comes high sugar – high calories and maybe some unwanted pounds?

Workout Playlist

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Dancing in the moonlight ~ Top Loader (iTunes)

Love and Devotion ~ Mishka (iTunes)

Call your girlfriend ~ Robyn (iTunes)

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Workout Playlist

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The End ~ Llorca (iTunes)

Sure Thing – St. Germain
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Workout Playlist

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Binding in Arizona

Enjoy this yoga playlist whether you use the whole sequence or pick out a few of your favorites.  And, hey, I don’t discriminate ~ this playlist is great for any form of exercise!

Fields of gold ~ Sting (iTunes)

Trick Pony ~ Charlotte Gainsbourg (iTunes)

Walking on a Dream ~ Empire of the Sun (iTunes)

Hey hey what can I do ~ Led Zeppelin (iTunes)

Sleepy Head ~ Passion Pit (iTunes)

Future starts slow ~ The Kills (iTunes)

Unfinished Sympathy ~ Massive Attack (iTunes)

Shakatakadoodub ~ Kruder & Dorfmeister  (iTunes)

Alive Along ~ Chemical Brothers (iTunes)

Waiting on the world to change ~ John Mayer (iTunes)

Paradise ~ Coldplay (iTunes)

Mountain Hare Krishna ~ Krishna Das featuring Sting (iTunes)

 

Workout Playlist

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My heart still beats for you ~ Anna Ternheim (iTunes)

Highway song ~ What Bird (iTunes)

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Workout Playlists

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Freedom – George Michael (iTunes)

 

Cirrus – Lusine (iTunes)

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Workout Playlist

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Orozco – Tosca (iTunes)

 

Draw your swords ~ Angus and Julia Stone (iTunes)

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Music Playlist

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Moonlight mile ~ The Rolling Stones (iTunes)

 

Be thankful for what you got ~ Massive Attack (iTunes)

 

Spiritual High ~ Moodswings featuring Chrissy Hynde (iTunes)

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