How to Get In & Out of the Gym Fast

Mastermind Weekend 1/16

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I'm Tina

I’m the owner of Carrots ‘N’ Cake as well as a Certified Nutrition Coach and Functional Diagnostic Nutrition Practitioner (FDN-P). I use macros and functional nutrition to help women find balance within their diets while achieving their body composition goals.


An in-depth, 4-week reverse dieting course for women who feel like their metabolism has slowed down, think they might have hormonal imbalance and can’t lose weight no matter what they do.

Hi, friends! I hope your week is off to a great start! Murphy’s week didn’t start off great, but I assume it’s because of his involvement with PAMC.

Tired Pug

I’m happy to report though that Murphy is feeling a lot better today. He ate a delicious dog treat from Oahu this morning, so he’s been in a fabulous mood ever since.

Wait until okay!


My morning started with a bowl of whipped plantain coconut yogurt””same as yesterday, but I used a banana instead of a plantain today. I like the consistency of the plantain better (it’s thicker), but a banana works too. A few of you asked for a recipe for this breakfast, and it’s really simple.


  • 1 plantain or large banana
  • 6 ounces Greek yogurt (plain or flavored – whatever you prefer)
  • 1/4 cup shredded coconut + more to sprinkle on top

Directions: Combine all ingredients in a food processor (or blender) until smooth. Top with shredded coconut, nuts, or your other favorite toppings.


It’s as easy as that and it’s a super filling breakfast. The combination of plantain + Greek yogurt + coconut is really satisfying.


Lunch was a delicious recipe that I found in the March issue of FITNESS for salmon cakes. I was actually a little skeptical that they wouldn’t stay together, but they turned out great!


I used 1/2 tablespoon of both Dijon mustard and buffalo sauce, nixed the onions (I didn’t have any on hand), and formed the mixture into four patties instead of six.


I topped my salmon patties with avocado and had some Roasted Buffalo Cauliflower on the side. Delicious lunch!


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Question of the Day

What are your tips and tricks for getting in and out of the gym fast?



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