“Test Yourself Tuesday” Instructions

Today we have another 3-part “Go Green” Nutrition challenge, “Test Yourself” and “Late Night Abs” workout!! It’s all about balancing healthy eating and challenging workout. Check out this motivation then dive into why we #EatClean and “Go Green”…

Day 10 Motivation

Proper Nutrition is the key to any healthy lifestyle plan, which is why today is a “Go Green” nutrition challenge. Click the button below to download your healthy Grocery List and green veggie options.

Download Your #TotalFit Grocery List

Now, go get the details of today’s nutrition Challenge. Take it away Monica!

1) “Go Green” Nutrition | @monica_parodi

Monica ParodiTuesday is ALL ABOUT THE GREENS!  For those of you old enough to remember the cartoon, Popeye, he was onto something!  Greens have a beautiful amino acid profile for building muscles!! And if you didn’t know muscle burns fat. For those of you that know about Glutamine supplements for recovery and muscle growth, Spinach is high in Glutamine. Getting it from nature is the BEST way.

Whether you are vegan, vegetarian, paleo or on a high protein diet one food group that everyone agrees is optimal for health and results is GREENS.

So today’s nutrition challenge is to have something green with 3 of your meals and/or snacks.

Keep it simple.  A side salad, a green smoothie, garlicky green beans or try these recipes for easy kale chips and baked asparagus.  Kale Chips are surprisingly great at satisfying the need for salty, crunchy chips.  Don’t judge them by the way they look, try them first!

Check out my simple and tasty GREEN recipes by clicking the image below.

monicas green recipes

Asparagus & Kale Recipes 

Now it’s time to sweat and #ShutUpAndTrain!!


For today’s fitness challenge, we are testing to see where you are on week 2. By now you will see your progress and improvement with your times and reps. Remember when you finish your exercises to post your reps and times w/ #TotalFit.

Here are the 3 exercises you will complete and compare to your week 1:

1) 1 Mile Run/walk/jog
2) Max Reps Pushups (1min)
3) Core Plank (2x’s – hold as long as you can then report your best time)

1. 1-Mile Run, jog (walk if you must) as fast as you can.


2. Do as many pushups as possible in 1 Min



3. Hold your core plank as long as you can (do it twice, record your best time)


Great job completing this challenge! Remember to post your times and number of reps w/ the hashtag #TotalFit and #TestYourselfTuesday


Don’t forget to do Part 3 of today’s challenge before bedtime…


Before you go to bed tonight I want you to get you motor going and work on your core muscles. Do these Ab Exercises no more than 2 hours before you go to bed. Below are the rep counts for each fitness level…

  • 50 Crunches
  • 50 Bicycle Sit-Ups
  • 50 Toe-Touches
  • 100 Crunches
  • 100 Bicycle Sit-Ups
  • 100 Toe-Touches
  • 150 Crunches
  • 150 Bicycle Sit-Ups
  • 150 Toe-Touches

1. Crunches



2. Bicycle Sit-Ups

bicycle situps


3. Toe Touches

toe touches

toe touches

Great job committing to and completing your Late Night Abs and Day 10 challenges!!!

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