My Manitou Incline Experience

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This weekend I completed one of my New Years Resolutions. I also completed one of the most difficult hikes I have ever done. My husband and I hiked the Manitou Incline in Manitou Springs Colorado. The Manitou Incline is a 1 mile hike, but climbs 2,000 vertical feet. This doesn't include the down climb. This hike was amazing and very challenging at the same time.

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Climbing the Manitou Incline literally took all of my mental and physical strength. Honestly, there were times during the climb that I didn't know if I'd make it, but pure will power, faith and prayer kept me going. I'm glad I had my husband there with me and cheering me on.

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I know If it wasn't for good health and good nutrition I probably wouldn't have made it. Nutrition plays a integral role in our bodies being able to function to their fullest potentials.

Before heading out to the Manitou Incline I had a huge smoothie made with with Amazing Grass Protein SuperFood and also a nutrition bar. I didn't want to go out with a super full belly but the Amazing Grass Protein SuperFood Smoothie and bar was just enough.

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Amazing Grass Protein Superfood contains a blend of USDA Organic pea, hemp, chia and quinoa, delivering 20g of complete plant-based protein per serving. It also has 7 alkalizing organic greens and two-full servings of fruits and veggies. I like that it is grain free and paleo friendly.

This protein has been helping me get in my protein and veggie requirements for the last few weeks. I won't hesitate in saying it is my new favorite plant based protein powder. I have been using it on a daily basis since being sent it to try out.

Once I completed the Manitou Incline I felt like I could cry and I also felt like I could do anything I put my mind too I truly did feel amazing.

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Feel Amazing Everyday! My Manitou Incline Experience

Have you ever done something that made you feel amazing after you completed it?

 

*This post has been in collaboration with Amazing Grass and Fit Approach, all ideas and opinions are my own.