10 Tips to make working out in the morning more bearable

For those focused on improving their fitness and losing weight, one of the hardest things to do is to maintain a regular, consistent workout routine. This can be especially difficult if you attempt to workout at the end of a long day of work when the body and mind are already exhausted and relaxation is really the only thing on your mind.

Here are 10 tips to help motivate yourself to wake up early and get a great workout in before the hustle and bustle of your day gets underway.

Weight-Loss Smoothies: Spinach and Avocado

Half an avocado per serving makes this smoothie totally worthy as a meal replacement. To make it even more filling (and flavorful), Cassie Johnston-whose new cookbook Chia, Quinoa, Kale, Oh My! is out now-adds peanut butter.
Makes 2 servings