Repetition Workout

As always, warm up before you engage in any activity. And make sure to consult your physician if you have any health concerns before exercising. Equipment needed: Mat, Timer Title: Death By Plank Set your timer at 15 minutes. Your task is to hold yourself in the plank position as long as you can. Whenever you drop down out of […]

Repetition Workout

As always, warm up before you engage in any activity. And make sure to consult your physician if you have any health concerns before exercising.   Equipment needed: Dumbbells, Barbell (if you have one, if not then just use dumbbells), jump rope, plate weight (25lbs),   Title: Best of Both Worlds After you warm-up then it’s time to get serious! […]

Repetition Workout

Continuing on with our Tues/Thursday Repetition Workout series – make sure to comment on the post if you complete it & let us know how you did! I would love to get a little Challenge going on in December via internet- so everyone can really ‘up’ their intensity! Good luck! As always, warm up before you engage in any activity. […]

Repetition Workout

As always, warm up before you engage in any activity. And make sure to consult your physician if you have any health concerns before exercising.   Equipment needed: Dumbbells (5lbs or higher depending upon your levels), Jump Rope, Stopwatch Title: Truth or Dare Truth: A set number of repetitions that you must reach before you move onto “Dare” Dare: Set the […]

To My Unknown Heroes

This one goes out to my unknown heroes: You’re the guy who breezes by me at a faster clip running over the bridge on a frigid morning. You make me run faster. You’re the girl with a sick body killing it front row and center in cycling who’s on top of that beat, going faster, harder and ballsier than I […]

Fitness Is Not A Fad

Fashions will come and go, as will posers who use exercise as a way to get ‘skinny’ for summer. It’s an integral part of my life, just a few days away from the iron usually leaves me feeling sluggish, depressed and unfulfilled. For me it isn’t some phase I’m going through, it’s become a part of me. Challenging yourself, pushing […]

A Good Workout…

You know you have had a good workout because you feel good, and over time you are getting stronger and fitter. If you notice a decrease in strength the next time you are at the gym, you probably overworked your muscles and haven’t given them the time (and/or nutrition) to recuperate properly. Beginners (and experts alike) all want to train […]

Forget The Scale

One thing many people don’t realize is that many factors can influence a person’s weight which do not reflect that person’s body fat. For example, two cups of water weigh one pound. If you tend to retain water or bloat, the scale can easily rise a few pounds without a  change in what you have eaten. However, for dieters the […]

Getting Over Sugar…

First Step – Awareness of what Sugar Really Does to Your Body Sugar increases fat storing Sugar disrupts normal brain function Sugar decreases your overall health and makes you age quicker Second Step – Realize You are in 100% Control of Your Actions We can pass on dessert, we don’t need to buy a candy bar, we can drink water […]

Give It Up

When you stop chasing the wrong things, you give the right things a chance to catch you. So starting today… Give up trying to be perfect. – The real world doesn’t reward perfectionists, it rewards people who get things done. Give up comparing yourself to others. – The only person you are competing against is yourself. Give up dwelling on […]

50 Fat Burners

The 50 fastest fat burners 1. Catch the running bug. You’ll continue to burn fat after your jog: People who run for at least four hours a week melt more calories than non-runners, even when they’re not running, a Yale University School of Medicine study reports. 2. Crank it up early. Working out harder during the first half of your […]