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Posted by Joe Wicks - 16 Days Ago in: Fitness

Why it's time to ditch the fad diets

The problem with diets is that they don't work - not in the long term, anyway. Yes, you can lose weight initially, especially with a drastic decrease in calories, but the likelihood is that you will soon return to your old eating habits and regain any weight lost. After working with thousands of clients, I know that success only happens when a programme is enjoyable and sustainable.

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Posted by Joe Wicks - 21 Days Ago in: Recipes

Chicken, chorizo and cauliflower tray bake

This is one of those meals that is well worth the wait. It tastes incredible and everything gets thrown in the same tray. I recommend preheating the oil in the roasting tray to get the chicken skin nice and crispy.

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Posted by Joe Wicks - 27 Days Ago in: Wellbeing

The mental health benefits of exercise

The mental health benefits of becoming more physically active are becoming more and more prevalent. In this post, Kieran Alger explores the mental health benefits of exercise.

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Posted by Joe Wicks - 49 Days Ago in: Wellbeing

5 tips for getting a better night's sleep

Sleep is so important to your overall health and wellbeing and lack of sleep can affect us in many ways, including our fitness and weight loss. In this blog, sleep and insomnia specialist Kathryn Pinkham shares some tips for improving your sleep.

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Posted by Joe Wicks - 53 Days Ago in: Recipes

American-style blueberry pancakes

Everyone on my Instagram goes crazy when I post a stack of protein pancakes, so it only seemed right to include a new pancake recipe. This one will not disappoint. They are so satisfying after a workout.

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Posted by Joe Wicks - 58 Days Ago in: Wellbeing

Shona Vertue on why Yoga is the perfect accompaniment to HIIT

Shona Vertue is an amazing yoga teacher, personal trainer and creator of the Vertue Method - a practice that combines weight training, HIIT, meditation and Yoga to develop strength and flexibility. We recently made some beginner Yoga videos for my YouTube channel and in this blog Shona explains why Yoga is the perfect accompaniment to your HIIT training.

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Posted by Joe Wicks - 75 Days Ago in: Fitness

Everything You Need To Know About DOMS

Are you struggling to walk after your workout this week? Well, there's a good chance you're experiencing a case of DOMS. In this blog you'll find everything you need to know about Delayed Onset Muscle Soreness and how you can prevent it.

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Posted by Joe Wicks - 79 Days Ago in: Fitness

My mission to get 1 million school kids exercising in a week

Right everyone, I need your help. I've just announced my first ever Schools Fitness Week, where I'm aiming to get 1 million kids feeling the benefits of exercise with live workouts for schools.

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Posted by Joe Wicks - 80 Days Ago in: Fitness

7 awesome stretches for after a workout

Having a good stretch after a workout is super important and can help to ease DOMS (delayed onset muscle soreness) and more importantly prevent you from picking up any needless injuries.

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Posted by Joe Wicks - 80 Days Ago in: Recipes

Egg and chorizo breakfast muffins

These are so easy and fast to make. They include chorizo and cheese too so you know they'll taste awesome. They make a brilliant low-carb breakfast on the go or a snack at lunch.

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Posted by Joe Wicks - 93 Days Ago in: Fitness, Wellbeing

A Beginners Guide To Starting Your Home Fitness Journey

Fitting in exercise around a busy lifestyle can be hard work, but it doesn't have to be - it's just about knowing how to get the most out of your workouts and pushing yourself when you do.

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Posted by Joe Wicks - 102 Days Ago in: Recipes

Lamb madras curry

There's nothing better than a night in with good friends and a home-cooked curry. This one is really easy to make and lamb makes a nice change from the usual chicken.

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Posted by Joe Wicks - 107 Days Ago in: Fitness, Wellbeing

A Beginners Guide To Mindfulness

I asked people on social about what sort of things they wanted to read about on my blog and something that came up a lot was mindfulness and meditation. Here, Kieran Alger shares some tips from meditation master Andy Puddicombe, co-founder of meditation app Headspace, on how 10 minutes a day can help you on your health and fitness journey. This article is part of new series looking at different areas of health and wellness. I hope you like it.

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Posted by Joe Wicks - 111 Days Ago in: Fitness

How to turn your home into a personal gym

Lots of people ask me whether you need to join a gym to burn fat and to get lean and the simple answer is no, you don't. With a small space you can turn your home into your very own fat burning HIIT zone for a full body workout.

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Posted by Joe Wicks - 117 Days Ago in: Fitness

Facebook Live Summer Fitness Week: July 31 - Aug 6

Super excited to announce the schedule for my Facebook Live Summer Fitness Week. If you liked my January Bootcamp, you're going to love this.

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Posted by Joe Wicks - 118 Days Ago in: Fitness

5 Tips For Mums Returning To Exercise After Having A Baby

In this blog, post-natal fitness experts Carifit share some tips for new or expectant mums returning to exercise after giving birth.

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Posted by Joe Wicks - 134 Days Ago in: Recipes

Joe's Fish Pie

After all the love I got for 'Joe's Chicken Pie' in my first book I decided to create an even tastier one. This pie uses smoked haddock, salmon and prawns and it tastes unbelievable. It's so creamy inside and the crispy filo pastry on top just seals the deal for me.

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Posted by Joe Wicks - 172 Days Ago in: Fitness

Let's smash the world record for the world's largest HIIT

Who wants to be part of a new Guinness World Record for the largest ever HIIT session?

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Posted by Joe Wicks - 175 Days Ago in: Fitness

Five things I've learnt on The Body Coach 90 Day SSS Plan

Kirsty Clark began her 90 Day SSS journey around a year ago. In this blog post, she shares some of her experiences and her top five tips for anyone starting out on their own fitness journey.

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Posted by Joe Wicks - 194 Days Ago in: Fitness

Tickets: Summer 2017 Book Tour

I'm super excited to announce my summer 2017 book tour for my brand new book, Cooking For Family and Friends.

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Posted by Joe Wicks - 241 Days Ago in: Fitness, Wellbeing

7 Tips For Getting Lean This Summer (and Spring, Autumn and Winter)

Summer is just around the corner and even though it's important to stay fit, healthy and strong all year round, many people find an extra boost of motivation this time of year. So here's a few tips to help you keep it lean this summer...

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Posted by Joe Wicks - 243 Days Ago in: Recipes

Chilli cauliflower tacos

This is a real street food classic, simple fresh ingredients that taste amazing. These little tacos can be thrown together super quick.

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Posted by Joe Wicks - 260 Days Ago in: Fitness

Can you target fat loss to specific areas of your body?

This is another question that I get asked all the time on social media and it's another one of those health and fitness myths that often gets thrown around.

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Posted by Joe Wicks - 265 Days Ago in: Recipes

Mexican bean burger with smoky wedges

This vegetarian Mexican bean burger tastes absolutely amazing and it's perfect after you've smashed a workout. Give it a go and let me know what you think.

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Posted by Joe Wicks - 280 Days Ago in: Recipes

Sweet potato and smoked haddock tortilla | 90 Day SSS Plan | Cycle 2 Pick & Mix

This sweet potato and smoked haddock tortilla tastes incredible. Healthy fish and eggs cooked together with tasty tomatoes, what's not to like? A good idea is to double up the quantities in this recipe, so you can prep like a boss and stock up the fridge up for the week ahead.

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Posted by Joe Wicks - 288 Days Ago in: Fitness

5 minutes with a 90 Day SSS Plan graduate

In this new blog series I'm going to be posting some short Q&A's with some graduates from my 90 Day SSS Plan... first up, John from Tennessee. Congratulations, John. What a fantastic transformation.

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Posted by Joe Wicks - 293 Days Ago in: Recipes

Salmon Scotch Egg | 90 Day SSS Plan | Cycle 2 Pick & Mix

These little beauties taste incredible and they're a perfect pick and mix option for Cycle 2 of my 90 Day SSS Plan. Pair them up with your favourite green veg or salad and you're good to go...

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Posted by Joe Wicks - 316 Days Ago in: Recipes

Straight-up steak with blue mushrooms

When I eat out, I love to order a good steak. I couldn't release a book without at least one steak recipe. This one with blue cheese is off the hook. You're going to love it. #SteakMe.

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Posted by Joe Wicks - 324 Days Ago in: Fitness

5 Tips For Getting Lean In 2017 | The Body Coach In 360 | VR

Check out my first 360 video with 5 tips for getting lean in 2017. You can view the 360 video on any device and it also works with Google Cardboard. Make sure the video is set to the highest quality.

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Posted by Joe Wicks - 335 Days Ago in: Fitness

Come and meet me on my January DVD tour

Come and meet me on my DVD tour in January. I'll be in the following stores. No tickets required, just come along and say hello. I can't wait to see meet some of you there.

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Posted by Joe Wicks - 349 Days Ago in: Recipes

Joe's beef and mushroom pie

Who remembers my chicken pie from Book 1? It was such a hit with people that I decided to make another one, but this time with beef and filo pastry. It takes longer than 15 minutes (more like 50) but the whole family will love this pie, so it's well worth the wait.

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Posted by Joe Wicks - 355 Days Ago in: Recipes

Banana and chocolate overnight oats

Just like cheese and wine, chocolate and banana were made for each other. This is a great way to use up bananas that are going black. As they overripen, they become softer and sweeter, both great things for the overall taste of this brekkie.

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Posted by Joe Wicks - 371 Days Ago in: Wellbeing

4 key benefits of a good night's sleep

Sleep is super important to our overall health and wellbeing and lack of sleep can affect us in many ways, including our fitness and weight loss. Here, sleep and insomnia specialist Kathryn Pinkham explains why a good night's sleep is so important.

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Posted by Joe Wicks - 391 Days Ago in: Fitness, Wellbeing

This is one of the most inspiring testimonials I've ever read

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Posted by Joe Wicks - 392 Days Ago in: Fitness, Wellbeing

6 tips for keeping it lean on the go

Food prep, snacks and winging it. Here's how I keep it lean on the go.

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Posted by Joe Wicks - 396 Days Ago

Tickets: Lean In 15 Book Tour

Wooooooo!!! Here's the details about my book tour for my third book, Lean In 15 - The Sustain Plan. I'm going to be visiting five cities in the UK and Ireland and I can't wait to meet some of you there. You can find all the ticket info here.

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Posted by Joe Wicks - 399 Days Ago in: Fitness

Bernadette's amazing journey on the 90 Day SSS Plan

It makes me so happy reading all of the amazing testimonials from people on my 90 Day SSS Plan, and I thought I'd start sharing some of these inspiring stories on my blog.

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Posted by Joe Wicks - 399 Days Ago in: Recipes

Is this tasty cod and lentils a bit of you?

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Posted by Joe Wicks - 406 Days Ago in: Fitness, Wellbeing

Lean In 15 FAQs

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Posted by Joe Wicks - 411 Days Ago in: Recipes

Guest recipe: Luke Hines' one bowl choc-nut raspberry brownies

I've just been on a book tour in Australia with some awesome healthy food heroes and I asked Luke to share one of his recipes from his new book Eat Clean. These one bowl choc-nut raspberry brownies look nawwwwwty. Take it away Luke.

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Posted by Joe Wicks - 425 Days Ago in: Wellbeing

How I keep it lean when I'm travelling

Keeping lean whilst on the move is always a challenge but it's not impossible. Here are a few obstacles that I try to overcome to make or maintain progress while I'm travelling.

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Posted by Joe Wicks - 445 Days Ago in: Fitness, Wellbeing

Can I still drink alcohol on your plan?

I get asked this question a lot.

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Posted by Joe Wicks - 451 Days Ago in: Recipes

Hold tight for Joe's Chicken Pie

If you love chicken pie, this recipe won't disappoint and it's easily one of the most popular recipes from my new book Lean In 15. It's actually Lean in about 60 minutes, but is such a nice treat that you won't mind the extra effort.

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Posted by Joe Wicks - 456 Days Ago in: Recipes

6 Banging Burger Recipes

Here's my top six burger recipes.

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Posted by Joe Wicks - 460 Days Ago in: Recipes

Carrot and apple muffins

These are a great little snack to eat with a cup of tea. I mean, who doesn't love a muffin? They'll take 40 minutes to make so why not invite some friends over and enjoy them together?

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Posted by Joe Wicks - 485 Days Ago in: Recipes

Pear and cranberry overnight oats

Cranberries aren't just for Christmas; you can buy them frozen all year round. I've chosen hazelnuts and flaxseeds for my toppings, but go with whatever seeds you have available.

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Posted by Joe Wicks - 491 Days Ago in: Wellbeing

"Never give up. Believe in yourself. And keep grafting"

This is where it all began for me.

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Posted by Joe Wicks - 498 Days Ago in: Recipes

Stock your kitchen with these hero ingredients

One of the first steps you can take on your journey to a healthier, leaner body is to cut out all the foods that are dragging your energy levels down and your body fat levels up.

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Posted by Joe Wicks - 501 Days Ago in: Recipes

Joe's big beefy meatballs

Oh! They're back again - my big juicy meatballs. But this time with my favourite rigatoni pasta. Turkey, beef or pork meatballs will all work well with this sauce, so feel free to mix it up.

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Posted by Joe Wicks - 511 Days Ago in: Recipes

Naughty steak burrito with pineapple salsa

This post-workout big boy needs no introduction. It tastes nawtee but it's got all the good stuff your muscles want after a workout. Let the lean gains commence.

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Posted by Joe Wicks - 519 Days Ago in: Recipes

Date and oat protein power bar

I'm all about having a little treat now and again and these power bars won't disappoint. Be careful, though, they taste incredible so don't be tempted to smash the whole lot in one go.

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Posted by Joe Wicks - 527 Days Ago in: Recipes

Try this super easy homemade guacamole

This fresh, tasty guacamole is super easy to make and is a banging snack.

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Posted by Joe Wicks - 530 Days Ago in: Recipes

Hold tight for these quick and easy Singapore Noodles

When you finish a workout feeling ravenous, you want food, and you want it fast. This is the dish for such times. It might seem like a strange combination, but the chicken, curry powder and prawns are a total winner. If you don't fancy the combo, you can use either chicken or prawns in which case, you'll need 250g chicken or 200g prawns.


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Posted by Joe Wicks - 538 Days Ago in: Recipes

Try This Cheeky Pineapple And Turkey Fried Rice

This quick stir-fry has loads of flavour and is just what you need after a tough workout. Double up the recipe and have some for lunch the next day.

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Posted by Joe Wicks - 548 Days Ago in: Recipes

Hold Tight For These Tasty Quinoa Power Protein Pancakes

If you love pancakes after a workout then this recipe is perfect for you? The quinoa not only provides your muscles with carbohydrates, it's also a good source of protein.

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Posted by Joe Wicks - 557 Days Ago in: Recipes

Goan fish curry? Yes please ...

This curry recipe is super easy to make and tastes incredible. If you don't like fish, you could also use 250g of skinless chicken breast fillet instead. This is a also a good one to batch-cook and freeze when you're prepping like a boss.

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Posted by Joe Wicks - 568 Days Ago in: Recipes

Hold tight for the eggs baked in avocado

This is becoming a bit of a signature dish for me. I've posted it a few times, and I love seeing people make it at home and share it on Instagram. It contains more healthy fats than you can shake a stick at . . . oh, and it's got bacon too, so you know it's going to taste as good as it looks.

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Posted by Joe Wicks - 568 Days Ago in: Recipes

Hold tight for my tasty McLeanie Burger

Here's another absolute winner from my new book. Well, I did say I love burgers. And remember a turkey is not just for Christmas - combined with all these tasty ingredients, you really won't be disappointed with this super-lean hero burger.

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Posted by Joe Wicks - 574 Days Ago

Try this super easy cajun chicken and pinto bean burrito

This cajun chicken burrito with rice and pinto beans tastes lovely and is super easy to make. It's also a great one to prep in advance and eat on the go.

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Posted by Joe Wicks - 601 Days Ago in: Recipes

Try These Delicious Indian Spiced Lamb Cutlets

This is proper dinner-party food. You can see I've doubled the recipe in the picture. Make sure you buy cutlets not chops, because they have a better meat-to-fat ratio. And if you have any leftovers (not likely!), they are delicious the next day, served at room temperature with a big salad.

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Posted by Joe Wicks - 611 Days Ago in: Recipes

Long live the build-up bagel

Long live the build-up bagel. For some reason, people on my 90 Day SSS Plan go absolutely bonkers for this post-workout bagel. I think they feel naughty eating it - but, like I say, you've just trained and earned those carbs, so no need to feel guilty.

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Posted by Joe Wicks - 611 Days Ago in: Fitness

7 reasons to smash a HIIT session this week

High Intensity Interval Training, also known as HIIT, is my favourite type of workout and it's the most effective training method for burning fat. Not only does it get your fat burners fired up like nothing else, but it also boosts your metabolism and will get you super fit by improving your cardiovascular fitness.

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Posted by Joe Wicks - 615 Days Ago in: Recipes

OMG! You've got to try my tomatoes, eggs and chorizo recipe

If you love chorizo, this is perfect for you. Frying the chorizo with the tomatoes brings out all of the delicious flavour, and the eggs provide a dose of healthy fats. This is another favourite my book Lean In 15.

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Posted by Joe Wicks - 628 Days Ago

GUILTEEEEEE! You've got try this tasty Thai beef salad

This also tastes amazing with prawns or chicken if you want to swap it with the beef. You can make up a big batch of the dressing and keep it in the fridge for up to 3 days.

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Posted by Joe Wicks - 629 Days Ago in: Fitness

A quick guide to protein powder

If you've never used protein powder before it can seem a bit scary and confusing at first, but it really doesn't need to be. Here's a quick guide explaining why getting some extra protein in your diet can help enhance your training.

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Posted by Joe Wicks - 637 Days Ago in: Recipes

Bosh! Try this nawwwty cheesy chorizo chicken and spinach recipe

Here's another absolute winner from my Lean In 15 book. You can also try this one with prawns or turkey mince.

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Posted by Joe Wicks - 640 Days Ago

10 banging breakfast recipes that'll get you Lean In 15

I get lots of people ask me for breakfast ideas so I thought I'd round-up some of my most popular videos from Instagram to give you a bit of inspiration...

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Posted by Joe Wicks - 665 Days Ago in: Wellbeing

Drink yourself healthy and lean

Drinking plenty of water really is one of the easiest steps you can take for a healthier, leaner body.

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Posted by Joe Wicks - 665 Days Ago in: Recipes

Try this hearty protein pasta soup

There's nothing like a good, hearty soup to warm you up in the winter. Try this tasty bowl of goodness and let me know what you think...

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Posted by Joe Wicks - 685 Days Ago in: Recipes

Go Go Green smoothie

Bosh! Hold tight for this tasty Go Go Green Smoothie from the 90 Day SSS Plan. Give it a blast and let me know what you think ...

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