Brittany Perille Yobe has spent the last two years racking up an impressive Instagram following thanks to her inspirational fitness videos. Perhaps that's why it was quite surprising when Instagram unexpectedly shut down her account after she posted the video below to her feed.
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If you love tea, you know that there are about a million different kinds. Any true tea connoisseur has boxes upon boxes of various flavors in her cabinet or pantry—there are just so many to choose from! Well, it looks like Khloé Kardashian is among the ranks of tea aficionados.
Quinoa, another high-fiber food, has the bonus of also being a complete protein, meaning it contains all nine of the essential amino acids your body needs, some of which it cannot produce on its own so it needs to get from food. It's rare for one food to check all the boxes, so reach for quinoa post-workout. These 10 quinoa recipes can help get you started.
You know beans are full of good-for-you fiber, but when it comes to gaining muscle, that's especially important. Why? Eating a protein-heavy diet can clog things up, so to speak, and you need fiber to keep things flowing smoothly, says Harju. So add 'em to your salad, soups, and stews and your ripped muscles (and well-functioning digestive system) will thank you later.
Consider avocados your go-to healthy spread, as they are yet another smart food choice filled with omega-3 fatty acids. Swap it in for mayo when making sandwiches, and pair it with some protein (like chicken or turkey) for a well-balanced meal. (These genius 8 new ways to eat avocado will help you switch things up, too.)