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Addicted to Fitness Show Notes – 3rd Annual Girl Scout Cookie Challenge

It’s that time again. We’ve got another Girl Scout cookie challenge on this week’s Addicted to Fitness podcast. We’re on our third year of this fun fitness challenge and this time Shannon is going to give it a go.

For all those new to this challenge, the ultimate goal is to burn off the calories contained in 3 Girl Scout cookies as quickly as possible.

Just like in previous years, we chose the peanut butter & chocolate Girl Scout cookie known as the Tagalong. We were primarily concerned with the calorie content for 3 of these cookies, but the other nutritional facts are: 14 g fat, 20 g carbs (12 g sugar), 3 g of protein.

Shannon downed three of these bad boys, performed a 5 minute warm-up, then jumped on our beloved Peloton cycle to burn off the 210 calories worth of cookies.

While Shannon was doing most of the heavy lifting, or in this case riding, I gave our training recaps for the week.

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In addition to doing several sessions on the Peloton, Shannon did yoga almost every single day and got to a yoga class at her home studio, Bella Prana. She also performed a couple HIIT workouts to round out her fitness for the week.

I had my personal training sessions at Title and Tampa Strength, including a session with a new ETTampa client. I’ve also been working hard on creating new content for you ATF listeners. We’ll be making an exciting announcement about our new weekly show real soon!

While Shannon was chugging away on the bike, I shared several interesting factoids about Girl Scout cookies like:

  • Since 1999, Girl Scout Cookies bring in about $700 million in annual revenue
  • Thin Mints are the most popular
  • All the girls on the boxes are Girl Scouts
  • In 1985, a 13-year-old girl sold $25,000 worth of cookies

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Thanks to Shannon’s Apple Watch, we were able to count down the final seconds before she reached the 210 calorie goal. Make sure you listen to this week’s episode to find out how long it took her to complete this year’s challenge. Then you can go back and listen to the previous years episodes to find out who completed the challenge faster.

Let us know what you think of this fitness challenge on the Addicted to Fitness Podcast Facebook page. While you’re there, please leave us a rating & review, which we’d also appreciate if you could do in iTunes. It only takes a few minutes and really helps us reach more listeners.

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Links to this week’s episode:

iTunes: https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/addicted-to-fitness-podcast/id1121420986?mt=2

Soundcloud: https://soundcloud.com/nick-burch-702220833/3rd-annual-girl-scout-cookie

Website: http://addictedtofitness.libsyn.com/3rd-annual-girl-scout-cookie-challenge

 

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Amnesty Request

I want to apologize to you folks for being absent over the past few weeks. I took a little break from social media during Shannon and I’s week long honeymoon in Hawaii and I’m just now getting caught back up. I should have scheduled the weekly podcast posts in advance, but sadly I did not. My bad. If you’ve subscribed to the Addicted to Fitness podcast, then you’re up to date on the episodes that dropped the past two weeks. If you’re are not yet a subscriber, here’s what we talked about on those podcasts.

USDA Dietary Recommendations: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly

One cup of cooked oatmeal, 4 slices of whole wheat bread, 1 mini bag of popcorn and 1 cup of cooked brown rice. That’s what the USDA recommends I eat, in addition to other food groups, to satisfy my daily caloric need. Shannon and I discuss this and other dietary recommendations from the USDA on this nutrition focused episode.

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From the Vault: Girl Scout Cookie Challenge

This week’s episode features a throwback to our ETT Wrap Show days. Listen to my former cohost Tyler give the play by play of the first official ETT challenge. I down a few Girl Scout Cookies then determine who long it takes to burn them off using battle ropes and jump squats. Original air date March 7th, 2016.

 

Hopefully you get all caught up and are ready and waiting for the next episode of the Addicted to Fitness podcast. If you listen to us on iTunes or Google Play, please leave us a rating and review. If you aren’t able to use either of those services, just head to the podcast website to listen to our weekly dose of health & fitness info. Thanks peeps!

ETT Wrap Show Ep.7

This week we have a very unique episode. We find out what happens when you mix delicious Girl Scout cookies with a high intensity workout. Tyler gives the play-by-play of Nick’s attempt to burn off several cookies in the shortest time possible. Battle ropes, bodyweight squats, and more on this week’s episode of the ETT Wrap Show. Wanna contribute to the podast? Leave a comment below and we’ll do our best to address it in an upcoming episode. Thanks!