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HollyForFitSake (@forfitsakes) β€”

Live, Eat & Speak for Mindβ€’Bodyβ€’Soul Barcelona πŸ‡ͺπŸ‡Έ πŸ“ 'To know even one life has breathed easier because you have lived. This is to have succeeded.' πŸ’š

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• M O V E • ——————————————————————- Movement is a gift and it shouldn’t be taken

β€’ M O V E β€’ β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”- Movement is a gift and it shouldn’t be taken for granted. So move everyday, anyway you can. Whether it’s walking, dancing, jumping, cycling, a bit of stretching or yoga in your living room ☺️... move more than you stay still, enjoy it and be grateful for itπŸ’œ β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”- β€˜She writes things with her movements that I for the life of me could never write with a pen.’ - Christopher Poindexter

• F A N  T H O S E  F L A M E S • ———————————————- My heart is so full of love w

β€’ F A N T H O S E F L A M E S β€’ β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”- My heart is so full of love when I’m with these girls and just for having them in my life πŸ’œ! They are the most supporting, loving ladies and I am reminded daily of just how special they are!! πŸ‘­ β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”- Here is to a weekend of SoΓ±ar OFF partying fun with them πŸŽ‰πŸ‘ŒπŸΌπŸ’š β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€” β€˜There is nothing I would not do for those who are really my friends. I have no notion of loving people by halves, it is not my nature.’ - Jane Austen,

• M E A T  F R E E  P A E L L A • ———————————————— Yes I live in Spain and yes t

β€’ M E A T F R E E P A E L L A β€’ β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€” Yes I live in Spain and yes this was my first paella πŸ₯˜ of the year πŸ‘ŒπŸΌThis World Meat Free Week consciously try and reduce your meat intake and give a vegetarian paella a try πŸ’š β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€” Food glorious food... people who forget to eat or accidentally miss meals I don’t understand you πŸ˜‚ Paella being zested by the beautiful hand model @at1withtheuniverse β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”- β€˜One cannot think well, love well, sleep well, if one has not dined well.’ - Virginia Woolf

• B E A C H  B O X I N G • ———————————————— Sand sprints, shadow boxing, beach b

β€’ B E A C H B O X I N G β€’ β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€” Sand sprints, shadow boxing, beach boxing and all the while barefoot, by the sea, under the sun β˜€οΈ β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”- Such a great way to have started the weekend πŸ₯Šβ˜€οΈπŸthanks @functionalboxing & @boxbarcelona_homeofsport βœ–οΈVideo featuringβœ–οΈ @at1withtheuniverse πŸ₯Š @m4rs93 πŸ₯Š with some great acting skills πŸ˜‚πŸ’₯ @sjoerdgrs πŸ₯Š @lucianoanz πŸ₯Š β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”- β€˜You don’t have to be in a boxing ring to be a great fighter. As long as you are true to yourself, you will succeed in your fight for that in which you believe.’ - Muhammad Ali

• H A P P Y  F R I D A Y • ———————————————— Today feels like Christmas because m

β€’ H A P P Y F R I D A Y β€’ β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€” Today feels like Christmas because my baby sister is coming to visit meeeee!! πŸŽ‰Just a half day of presentations and then I get a weekend with this one!! β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”If you couldn’t tell I am a little excited!! It couldn’t have come at a better time πŸ’œ β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€” What plans have you set up this weekend that make you just so grateful for the life that you’re living? πŸ™πŸΌβ€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€” β€˜Sister. She is your mirror, shining back at you with a world of possibilities. She is your witness, who sees you at your worst and best, and loves you anyway. She is your partner in crime, your midnight companion, someone who knows when you are smiling, even in the dark.β€˜ - Barbara Alpert

• H O M E M A D E  C U R R Y • ————————————————- ‘Healthy’ and ‘curry’ are two w

β€’ H O M E M A D E C U R R Y β€’ β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”- β€˜Healthy’ and β€˜curry’ are two words that aren’t really synonymous with one another... but you’ve still got a hankering for that curry and you’re trying to eat well?! The beauty of homemade food is that you have control over each and every ingredient! This nutrient loaded meal is also a great food prep meal... make a massive batch serve up in tupperware and boom you’re ready for the coming week! πŸ’₯ β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”- 1) Par boil your carrots and sweet potatoes and fry off your red onion 2) Slice all your veggies into cubes and throw into a large pan with a cup of water 3) Add curry powder, ginger powder, turmeric, salt and pepper ( to your taste) 4) When all veg is al dente add coconut milk and leave to simmer for another 20 minutes πŸ˜‹ β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€” The other beauty of homemade curry is that you can add all the veg you want with pretty much all the seasoning πŸ‘ŒπŸΌ β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€” β€˜Let food be thy medicine and medicine be thy food.’ - Hippocrates

• T R A I N I N G  B U D D I E S • ———————————————— While I love my one on one s

β€’ T R A I N I N G B U D D I E S β€’ β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€” While I love my one on one sessions with @functionalboxing it’s always great to train with a buddy! πŸ‘­ It was awesome fun to share this session with @ashleygeerestein this week! I’m sure I laughed more through this workout but I definitely trained harder too!! πŸ’ͺπŸΌπŸ‘ŒπŸΌ β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€” β€˜Training gives us an outlet for suppressed energies created by stress and thus tones the spirit just as exercise conditions the body.’ - Arnold Schwarzenegger

• O H  B A R C E L O N A • —————————————————— I have officially been living in B

β€’ O H B A R C E L O N A β€’ β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€” I have officially been living in Barcelona for a year now πŸ‡ͺπŸ‡Έ It has been THE most incredible year of my life. The scariest yet THE most rewarding. The most exhausting yet THE most exhilarating. β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”- I have found such kindness,warmth, generosity and love in people who were strangers for a short moment. These strangers very quickly became my family here; my support networks, my rocks, my therapists and my cheerleaders πŸ‘―β€β™€οΈπŸ‘­ β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€” Being an expat means that you very quickly lay your cards on the table, you want to establish whether or not you’re a match for one another...Whether you have things in common, whether your souls connect, whether you are meant to be friends. The openness that comes with that is so beautiful! 😍 β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€” I’m so so grateful to the friends who encouraged me to make this move, who supported me before and continue to do so. And the β€˜new’ yet clear life long friends who make me a stronger, happier person! You know who you are πŸ’š β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”- β€˜In order to live fully you must be guided by the reality of your ecstasy more than the maintenance of your monotony.’ - Curtis Tyrone Jones

• A V O C A D O  M O U S S E • ————————————————————- The perfect ‘healthyish’ su

β€’ A V O C A D O M O U S S E β€’ β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”- The perfect β€˜healthyish’ summer dessert or snack to satisfy your sweet tooth πŸ˜‹ β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”- Ingredients: > Dark chocolate x 🍫🍫> Punnet of raspberries x 1 > Avocado x πŸ₯‘ πŸ₯‘ πŸ₯‘ πŸ₯‘ > Banana x 🍌 β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”- 1) Half fill a pan with water and bring to the boil. Place chocolate in heat proof bowl and place in the bowl to melt the chocolate on a low heat. 2) Blend up all πŸ₯‘πŸ₯‘πŸ₯‘πŸ₯‘ and a 🍌 3) Add raspberries and then the chocolate once it’s melted 4) Scoop into dessert bowls and top with goji berries and blueberries πŸ’š 5) Put in the freezer to chill for 20 minutes and then enjoyyyyy!! β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€” β€˜...the avocado is a food without rival among the fruits, the veritable fruit of paradise’ - David Fairchild πŸ₯‘

• C A R D I  N O • ————————————————- First session in the heat last week and it’

β€’ C A R D I N O β€’ β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”- First session in the heat last week and it’s safe to say it totally winded me! Next time may avoid peak heat times πŸ™ˆπŸ₯ŠπŸ’ͺπŸ½πŸ’¦ β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”- After months of focusing on volume training (pretty much just in the gym) my body is certainly feeling it when it comes to picking up conditioning again πŸ˜…πŸ™ˆπŸ˜₯ β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€” Boxing is such a great stress reliever for me... the adrenaline, the feeling of the gloves hitting the padsπŸ‘ŒπŸΌπŸ’š @functionalboxing β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”- β€œInstead of running from pain, which is the natural thing in life, in boxing you step to it, get me?” - F.X. Toole

• A L L  Y E L L O W • ——————————————————- Like and be proud of the person looki

β€’ A L L Y E L L O W β€’ β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”- Like and be proud of the person looking back at you... not just physically but mentally... stay true to yourself, your values, your moral, your beliefs. Be a good person. Be selfless. Be kind. Be compassionate. Radiate warmth. Even when others aren’t and don’t. Stay true you, yourself and your soul πŸ’› β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€” β€˜Life is not about who you know, but rather about who knows you & what you stand for. Show the world with presence, actions & the way you lead your life, who you are.’ - Akilnathan Logeswaran

• C O L O U R F U L  F O O D • ————————————————- Not much beats colourful, flavo

β€’ C O L O U R F U L F O O D β€’ β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”- Not much beats colourful, flavoursome, natural fresh foods πŸ’š one of my favourite things about visiting my parents. The Mumma makes a banging rainbow salad πŸ˜‹ β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”- β€˜For happy health, fuel yourself with dreams and greens.’ ~Terri Guillemets