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St. Lucifer 1 St. Lucifer

Happy Friday!  Today's giveaway is from St. Lucifer Spice Company!  St. Lucifer is a masterful blend of garlic, salt, vinegar and fiery habanero peppers. Together, they work to unleash the hidden pleasures of any food.  I love St. Lucifer on my pizza, healthy hot wings, sweet and spicy nuts, salmon and Bunny Mary Skinny Heathen.  

We're giving away a bottle to three lucky winners!  For a chance to win, please leave a comment below telling us what recipe you're going to spice up! One winner will be chosen at random at noon on Monday, so you have four days to enter. One entry per person. Thank you and good luck!

Images via St. Lucifer


Lithe Broth 1

Feeling under the weather?  This is liquid sunshine.  Our veggie version of bone broth is mineral-rich super-broth is a delicious, filling snack that also supplies healing nutrients and alkalizes your system, making it easier to detoxify, lose weight, and feel fantastic. This recipe can be varied according to taste.

3 quarts water
1 large onion, halved
2 carrots, sliced
2 cups chopped kale and parsley
2 celery stalks
1 tsp. turmeric
1 clove whole garlic (don't chop or crush)
Bragg's Liquid Aminos or sea salt and pepper to taste
1 cup fresh dried shiitake mushrooms

Put ingredients into a pot and place on a low boil for approximately 60 minutes. Continue to boil to taste. Cool, strain (I prefer to eat the cooked veggies), and store in a sealed container in the fridge. Re-heat and drink up to 3–4 cups a day.

Nutrition facts per serving 
Strained: 5 calories, 0 grams of protein, 0 grams of fat, 0 grams of carbohydrates   
With veggies: 60 calories, 0 grams of protein, 0 grams of fat, 14 grams of carbohydrates
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Be Well Philly Lauren on Be Well Philly
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Lauren's favorite Philly spots to get fit, eat Lithe, and recharge!

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Happy Friday, Lithers! Today's giveaway comes from one of my favorite health food brands, Mamma Chia! Add  natural vitality and powerful nutrients into your day with their products (Mars and I are both in love with the Chia Squeeze). All of Mamma Chia's offerings are infused with delicious fruits, and veggies and packed with essential omega-3s, protein, and fiber.  

For a chance to win a fantastic gift pack of Mamma Chia products, please leave a comment below telling us what you look forward to trying! One winner will be chosen at random at noon on Monday, so you have four days to enter. One entry per person. Thank you and good luck!



Lither Melissa B. just moved back to Philly from D.C. and she's ready to get back into Lithe shape, 2009 style.  She's been around the block before so we know that she can do anything she puts her mind to. Let's cheer her on!

Melissa via Lauren



Check out Annette one year ago!

Well, friends, I did it. I survived turning 40. Somehow I woke up this morning without my face shriveling into a wrinkled prune, my (nonexistent) boobs drooping to my knees, or needing bifocals and dentures. It's really turned out to be a day just like any other day. It's a day where I get to open my eyes and be grateful for the opportunities that lie ahead, be humbled by the strength my body provides me, and awed by what this world has to offer. I think birthdays are just a perfect reminder of what we should be doing that each and every day.

Other than the two cheat days I mentioned at my midway point, I stayed pretty on-point with the diet. I eased up a little bit this weekend, sharing some sorbet with a girlfriend at a pre-birthday dinner, and then fully taking advantage of shared pieces of chocolate cake and Nutella cheesecake as well as an aged Napa cabernet at dinner last night.
I am happy to say I surpassed the class goals Lauren and I set for myself. In these past 40 days, I've taught 38 classes, and have taken 52 classes.  I had one "off" day in those 30 days where I wasn't in the studio. Honestly my muscles are fatigued. I'm looking forward to a day off tomorrow and a massage, but I'm already signed up for the Summer Bodies Are Earned In Winter Challenge. I figure it's good to keep the momentum moving forward, though I might relax a bit to more of the 80/20 lifestyle with my diet.
I can now do triceps push-ups in full plank,  I'm not afraid of 8 pound weights during a bicep series, and I don't hate cardio nearly as much as I did. I don't think I'll ever be able to do teasers though, and still have those days when I don't always tuck enough when I'm in Liberty at the barre.  
I am ever so grateful for all of the support I received from the Lithe community. I never considered myself one of the "cool girls," but everyone has made me feel special and encouraged beyond words. Thank you so much for all of your inspiration. I look forward to taking up the mantle with those of you that are going into the next challenge, and I'm just plain excited to see everyone who is present in-studio for your own personal fitness goals in the days to come. You are strong! You are fierce! You are amazing! Woo hoo!
Images of Annette via Lauren



Lithe & AITA'a Mamacita


Happy Friday! The final cocktail in our 13-week Skinny Heathen series with Art In The Age is The Mamacita, a combo of Lithe's Spicy Lemonade cold-pressed juice and AITA's Snap liquor.

Lithe's Spicy Lemonade is a raw juice blend with cold-pressed lemon, cayenne, coconut nectar, and filtered water. It's spicy, hydrating, and immunity-boosting. Plus, it restores your body's healthy alkaline balance. AITA's Snap is inspired by traditional German lebkuchen (gingersnaps!), but not the mass-marketed sugar-laden kind. Pennsylvania Dutch gingersnaps are made with hearty blackstrap molasses and fresh ginger. This cocktail can be served on the rocks, but it's especially delicious warmed in a crock-pot or on the stove, hot toddy-style. 

1 serving


2 oz. Snap

2 oz. Lithe Spicy Lemonade

1 oz. apple cider

Cinnamon for garnish



Fill a Collins glass with ice, pour in Spicy Lemonade and cider. Garnish with cinnamon sticks.


Image via Chaucee

LITHE ESCAPE S/S 2015 5 Feb 2015


The cure for anything is salt water, sun, sweat, and the sea. Details will be released on Saturday!



Remember how much fun we had last year? Ready to kick it into high gear again? The Summer Bodies Are Earned in Winter Challenge is the first of three consecutive challenges to get you bikini-ready (and confident!) by Memorial Day. #EarnedInWinter begins on Monday, February 9, 2015!  Sign up today thru Saturday, February 7.

We'll keep you inspired with weekly emails, video content via LitheTV, before-and-after measurements, recipes, tips, and we'll also feature Lithers along the way!
The Details:
    •    Sign up Mon., 2/2 - Sat., 2/7. The challenge is 25 days: Mon., 2/9 thru Thurs., 3/5
    •    The Fitness:  Lithers must complete 20 classes in 25 days. 
    •    The Food:  We're Eating Lithe! We want you eating clean Monday-Friday.
    •    Recipe Share:  Share your favorite #EatingLithe recipe on Fri., 2/20. 
    •    Everyone Wins: Everyone who completes 20 classes in 25 days, and participates in our social media hashtag calendar wins a brand new limited edition Lithe Wear tank!
    •    The Ultra Lithe Grandprizes: We want to see your progress! Lithers who complete the calendar and share their #LitheResults on social media using the #EarnedInWinter Challenge hashtag on Mon., 2/9 and Thurs., 3/5 will be entered to win. TWO people will win a Lithe Instructor-style photo-shoot (date TBA). The photo-shoot will take place at the end of the Earned in Winter series which ends right before Memorial Day!   

Social Media Sharing: Complete our hashtag calendar (below)! Share your progress on social media or in-studio via our challenge board.  Don't want to use your personal Instagram or Twitter account? No worries, many Lithers create an account just for Lithe challenges.  Our social media component is a fantastic way for you to inspire each other, make friends, be held accountable, and stay motivated.

Hashtag Calendar:
Mon., 2/9 #LitheResults (Your starting point "before")
Fri., 2/20 #EatingLithe (Your current favorite recipe)
Thurs., 3/5 #LitheResults (Your results "after")


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