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Rise and shine beautiful! It’s a bright and shiny new day for you to take on. Whether the morning finds you refreshed and awake or hiding under the covers pushing the snooze button a couple more times, this 5 step routine will have you out the door in under an hour and is sure to jumpstart your mind and body for a radiant day!
Step 1. Stretch it out! (5 minutes)
Before you even roll out from under those comfy covers, warm up your muscles and shake off the bedtime aches. By stretching out before going about your day, you’ll have better posture, avoid nagging headaches and backaches from stiff muscles and you’ll get a nice dose of energy.
Hold each stretch for 30 seconds
Upper Back Release
Step 2. Breakfast Time! (10 minutes)
Grab a glass of water while you whip up a healthy breakfast! Breakfast not only jump starts your metabolism but a healthy breakfast also provides your brain with the fuel it needs to tackle the day.
We love these quick, healthy and oh-so-easy ideas:
Oatmeal with blueberries and glass of milk
Provides: Fiber, antioxidants, protein, calcium
Breakfast burrito: Egg whites, chopped bell peppers, onion and spinach, whole-wheat tortilla, salsa
Provides: Protein, iron, vitamin K, vitamin C
Smoothie (blueberries, raspberries, blackberries, spinach blended with water) and two sausage links Provides: Antioxidants, iron, protein
100 percent whole-wheat toast with almond butter spread, glass of milk and banana
Provides: Fiber, protein, vitamin E, calcium, potassium
Breakfast parfait: low-fat vanilla yogurt, plain granola, strawberries, kiwi and mango
Provides: Protein, calcium, fiber, potassium, vitamin C
Check out our Veggie & Egg White Bake, for a bake ahead breakfast
Step 3. Clean up!
Grab a quick shower, brush your teeth, comb your hair; you know, all of your daily rituals. Wrap your hair in a towel and head over to your closet to grab today’s outfit.
Step 4. Dress up!
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