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Dad Life, Fit Life: Sled Workout And Homemade Chipotle Burrito Bowl Recipe

Live Lean Burrito Bowl Gainz | Live Lean Life Ep. 024

On today’s vlog episode of Live Lean TV, it’s all about the dad life, fit life where I show you my sled workout and my homemade Chipotle burrito bowl recipe.

In Live Lean Life Vlog Ep. 024 I share:

Dad Time With Kyla

Before I went to the gym in the morning, I spent some time hanging out with baby Kyla.

After we were finished playing, I sang her favorite song, then she requested to be bounced with a move I call the “daddy dangle”.

This is where I hold her in one arm by my side like a football, then bounce her up and down in short pumps.

She enjoys it, it benefits my biceps, and she undoubtedly considers me the most awesome person on the planet.

It’s a win win.

Jessica’s #1 Tip To Live Lean

Before hitting the gym, I filled up my second half gallon jug of water, then asked Jessica what today’s #1 tip is to Live Lean.

Jessica’s #1 Tip To Live Lean:

  • It is so important to remember the deep reasons why you want to be fit.
  • When you forget, or lose sight of “your why“, you tend to be lazier and eat dirtier.
  • Always come back to your deep emotional connection of why you want to be fit.
  • That is the key to Living Lean.

I like it.

How To Stay Motivated To Eat Healthy And Workout

Side Note: Since she is getting a ton of requests, she mentioned she is going to do a day in the life of “what I eat in a day” as a postpartum new mom.

Today’s Gym Workout

During today’s gym workout I focused on super setting the following 2 sled exercises.

A1. Sled Squat And Row

The Sled Squat and Row is an effective pulling exercise that primarily targets the posterior chain, including the hamstrings, glutes, and back.

To get started:

  1. Attach a pair of straps, such as the TRX, to the sled.
  2. With your feet shoulder-width apart, face the sled while holding the straps with an overhead grip. 
  3. Move far enough away from the sled so the straps are taut with your arms extended in front you.
  4. Engage your core, then lower into a squat position by bending at the hips and knees, while keeping your arms extended in front of you.
  5. Push your feet through the floor as you thrust your hips forward to stand up, while simultaneously bending your elbows out to the side to row the sled towards you, by pulling the straps towards your chest, with a palms down pronated grip. 
  6. Step back to fully extend your arms, then repeat by completing another sled squat and row in a controlled and fluid motion.
  7. Complete the recommended number repetitions, time, or distance, as detailed in your workout program.

A2. Bent Arm Sled Push

The Bent Arm Sled Push is a leg exercise that builds strength and power in your glutes, hamstrings, and quadriceps.

Unlike a straight arm sled push where the arms are fully extended, in a Bent Arm Sled Push, keep your arms bent at approximately a 90-degree angle.

Using a bent arm position is better for strength and power with shorter strides, while a straight arm position is better for speed and conditioning, while taking longer strides.

To get started:

  1. Load the appropriate amount of weight onto the sled.
  2. Stand behind the sled with the handles in front of you, then get into a low athletic stance by bending your knees slightly and hinging at your hips to grip the sled handles, with your elbows bent and close to your body.
  3. Engage your core muscles to stabilize your spine, then push the sled forward by driving through your legs, while staying low and keeping your elbows bent.
  4. Keep your back straight throughout the movement, while taking powerful and controlled steps as you push the sled.
  5. Continue pushing the sled with a steady and controlled pace for the desired distance or time.

Cravings For Chipotle Burrito Bowls

Once I got back from the gym, Jessica said she had a craving for a Chipotle burrito.

After some thought, I convinced her that we could make our own Chipotle burrito bowl at home.

We don’t have anything against Chipotle, since it is a good option for eating out.

However, I believe you can make a better homemade Chipotle burrito bowl, with healthier ingredients, cooked in healthier oils.

You can also get bigger quantities of meat, since in my opinion, Chipotle doesn’t put enough meat in their burrito bowls.

When I get a Chipotle burrito bowl, I want to fill the bowl with a lot of vegetables, guacamole, and meat.

This makes it a little frustrating when Chipotle charges me extra for guacamole, even if I don’t add rice, beans, cheese, sour cream, and corn.

Just give me some guac bro!

That’s why I prefer making my Chipotle burrito bowls at home, since I can add whatever ingredients I want, in the quantities I want.

Here’s how to do it.

How To Make A Low Carb Chipotle Burrito Bowl At Home

Chipotle Burrito Bowl Recipe At Home

Here’s the full recipe: Chipotle Burrito Bowl Recipe At Home

Cooking Oils Notes

When it comes to cooking we use avocado oil since it has a high heating point.

We don’t use olive oil for cooking since it has a lower heating point, therefore in many cases it is too sensitive to be used in cooking.

We only add olive oil to salad dressings and raw recipes.

Salad Dressing Notes

Rather than buying store bought salad dressings, start making your own homemade salad dressings.

It is so easy and delicious.

We usually add two parts of oil to one part vinegar.

You do not need to add the chimichurri and basil to the salad recipe, however we definitely recommend adding some herbs, including dried or chopped fresh herbs.

Herbs are key to making a tasty dressing.

The same applies to spices, including salt and pepper.

Adding herbs and spices indirectly leads to making more gains, since they enhance the flavor of natural foods, therefore you end up eating healthier food that tastes better.

If we are making the salad dressing in bulk, we like making the salad dressing in a resealable jar so you can keep the leftovers in your fridge.

Fajita Vegetable Mix Notes

We’re purposely cooking the sautéed fajita vegetable mix in bulk.

Therefore, this will make more than you need for this burrito bowl recipe.

Put the fajita vegetable mix leftovers in a glass storage container, than store it in the fridge.

You can add this fajita vegetable mixture to your egg omelette tomorrow morning.

This is why we always recommend cooking in bulk.

It’s all about preparation.

Guacamole Notes

Before buying a pre-made guacamole, it’s important to first look at the ingredients.

The ingredients should only contain real whole foods.

For example, here are the legit organic ingredients in the pre-made guacamole we’re using:

  1. avocados
  2. onion
  3. white vinegar
  4. salt
  5. garlic

Protein Portion Size

When it comes to portioning out the tri-tip beef, if I feel like I need more gains, I add a bigger portion of protein to my burrito bowl.

I’m all about the protein gains.

However, when it comes to portion sizes, a portion of protein is typically the size of the palm of your hand, or slightly more.

I personally like to get approximately 6 ounces of meat per serving and Jessica usually gets 4 ounces or more per meal.

For females, it may be a little bit less.

If you are really serious about your macros, and are dialing it in to body transformation mode, you should first weigh the meat raw.

Don’t be lazy.

By doing this, you will know how many portions you cooked.

However if you are in maintenance mode, measuring your protein is not as crucial.

Enjoy Your Homemade Chipotle Burrito Bowl Recipe For Two

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Question For You:

  • Have you ever tried making a homemade Chipotle burrito bowl?
  • Do you ever incorporate sled exercises at the gym?

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