Best Foods For Productivity

  If you’ve got a big day ahead and you have to be ON, then it’s very important to be cognizant of what you eat and drink during that day (as well as the day and night before.) Some foods will give you energy, stamina, and focus while others will deprive you of...

Probiotics – Will They Get You Lean?

Probiotics – Will They Get You Lean?

  Gut health has been a hot topic lately and probiotics are a great way to ensure your gut stays healthy. You can get the benefits of probiotics by consuming the right foods and don’t need to resort to taking supplements that are often heavily processed and...

Unhealthy Habits That Can Harm Healthy Women

Unhealthy Habits That Can Harm Healthy Women

  We at Mission Lean encourage all women (and all people really) to focus on their fitness and health first and foremost. Being fit and eating well is part of being healthy overall. Fitness is about how you feel inside your body and how your body performs -- not...

What I Eat In A Day

What I Eat In A Day

    Here's what I eat in a day. I usually start the day with a small breakfast. A normal breakfast for me is a piece of rye toast with avocado on it and half a piece of fruit like an apple or a banana. If I’m feeling particularly hungry or want to switch it...

Working Out While Fasting

Working Out While Fasting

    Working out while fasting can be a great strategy to get lean if done correctly. Here's some commonly asked questions about working out and fasting at the same time. In general, is it okay to work out when on a cleanse/fast/lower calorie diet, why or...

High Protein Foods & Low Carb Snacks

High Protein Foods & Low Carb Snacks

Are high protein foods the healthiest low carb snacks to eat? The healthiest snack depends on what your body needs at that moment. Sometimes your body needs a quick sugar fix in which case an apple or banana should do the trick. Sometimes it needs something more...

Intermittent Fasting FAQ

Intermittent Fasting FAQ

What is intermittent fasting? Intermittent fasting is when you consistently fast for a specific period of time between meals. There are several different popular methods that people follow including the 16/8 method. Basically, that means that you fast for 16 hours and...

Create An At Home Gym With These Household Items

Create An At Home Gym With These Household Items

You really don’t need to go to the gym to get a good workout because you can create an at home gym right where you are. We’ll show you moves for an abs workout at home as well as at home leg workouts.You can use items around the house for extra resistance. The best...

Lean Keto Diet Tips & Tricks to Steal

Lean Keto Diet Tips & Tricks to Steal

  We believe in eating in a sustainable, healthy way for the long term -- changing your lifestyle for good and not just going on a crash diet. Clean eating is our go to, not dieting. Keto is an example of an extreme diet that may get you lean in the short run but...

How To Get Lean At Work

How To Get Lean At Work

New year, new you resolutions usually wear thin by the end of January. But you don't have to go back to your old ways. Instead, set up some good habits in a place where you spend most of your time -- at work-- and watch the weight fall off. Here's some specific hacks...

How To Lose Weight & Stay Lean For Life

How To Lose Weight & Stay Lean For Life

Losing weight and keeping the weight off is a battle you want to fight once, win, and move on with the rest of your life living inside your lean, healthy, enduring body. You don’t want to lose weight only to put it right back on as soon as you slip from your gym...

Self Care & Fitness Goals – How To Stay On Track

Self Care & Fitness Goals – How To Stay On Track

Sometimes, as much as we want to keep going with good habits like diet and exercise, life gets in the way and we inevitably fall off track. You must remember that fitness is truly about self care. Self care is important in order to be able to reach your highest levels...

The Best HIIT Cardio Workout

The Best HIIT Cardio Workout

What is the best HIIT cardio workout? The best HIIT cardio workout that you can start with is running because, while it is extremely simple, it works the muscles of your entire body (legs, core and arms), elevates your heart rate, and usually burns the most calories...

How To Do A 30 Minute Workout & Burn More Than 300 Calories

How To Do A 30 Minute Workout & Burn More Than 300 Calories

If you are short on time but still want to get in a great sweat session, then try this 30 minute workout together with the tips for how to do it most efficiently. You can do this HIIT workout at home, outside or in the gym. This type of workout is functional fitness...

Healthy Alternatives To High Calorie Foods

Healthy Alternatives To High Calorie Foods

There are some really simple swaps that you can make and healthy alternatives that you can choose to cut calories every day. You may actually enjoy some of these healthy eating swaps more than their high calorie alternatives and feel much healthier to...

Tips For How To Wake Up Early & How I Became A Morning Person

Tips For How To Wake Up Early & How I Became A Morning Person

For years I didn't know how to wake up early. I've always wanted to be a morning person and used to set my alarm to 6am every morning in college and grad school. Unfortunately for my roommates, I never woke up at that time and ended up snoozing the alarm for 2 extra...

Why Is Everyone Obsessed With the HIIT Workout?

Why Is Everyone Obsessed With the HIIT Workout?

What is the HIIT workout? HIIT stands for high intensity interval training. It is a method of training that involves periods (or intervals) of high intensity exercises interspersed with intervals of “rest” or “recovery.” The whole idea behind HIIT is to give maximal...

Healthy Breakfast Foods When You’re On The Go

Healthy Breakfast Foods When You’re On The Go

There is lots of conflicting information regarding a healthy breakfast -- is breakfast important? Should you skip it? Should you eat a large breakfast? Here, we dispel the myths of breakfast specifically for people who are trying to get lean. And check out this video...

5 Perfect Workouts When You’re Sitting At Your Desk All Day

5 Perfect Workouts When You’re Sitting At Your Desk All Day

Recently, Bustle asked us what are the best workouts when you're sitting at your desk all day? So we came up with a list of the perfect exercises to do to improve back and core strength as well as burn major calories. Just check out the video below: Here’s some...

4 “Healthy” Habits That Actually Aren’t

4 “Healthy” Habits That Actually Aren’t

Recently, we talked to Greatist about habits that people think are healthy and good for you to do if you want to relax and recharge.... but actually aren't. Just check out the video below: And here are some extra tips of "good" habits you think are helping you, but...

Victoria’s Secret Model Karlie Kloss Workout For Lean Legs

Victoria’s Secret Model Karlie Kloss Workout For Lean Legs

We recently talked to Elite Daily about the supermodel Karlie Kloss leg workout routine. She shared a couple of her favorite moves. And we concur, these are amazing exercises for building the long, sexy, toned physique of a Victoria's Secret Model:     ...