Breakfast this morning came in the form of creamy, cold, deliciousness…
Mocha Overnight Oats
- 1/2 cup of oats
- 3-4 oz. of Greek yogurt
- 1/2 cup of water
- 1/2 tsp raw cacao powder (can also use unsweetened cocoa)
- 1 tsp instant coffe granules
- 1-2 packets of stevia
- sprinkle of cinnamon
In a cereal bowl, combine the oats, yogurt, water, cacao powder, coffee and stevia. Stir until combined. Sprinkle the top with cinnamon, and place in the refrigerator overnight or for 30 minutes if you want to eat the oats soon! Remove from the fridge when ready to eat and enjoy!
After having such a satisfying first meal of the day, I was more than ready to tackle a new Boot Camp class that I began teaching this morning.
In this morning’s class, I made sure to include circuit training along with a high intensity interval training technique called Tabata.
What is Tabata?
Tabata is a form of high intensity interval training that comes in short bursts. One Tabata lasts only 4 minutes! It is a series of 8 intervals that are only 20 seconds of work at your absolute maximum effort level followed by 10 seconds of rest. These short bursts of activity work the aerobic and anaerobic systems allowing the body to see gains in strength and speed.
Here is a look at the sweaty workout that we completed this morning:
It was a good workout, got the heart rate going, and the muscles working…all things that I look for when I complete my exercise for the day!
Have You Ever Tried a Tabata Workout?
- This was my first attempt at Tabata…and I think I like it!