Stretches for Tight Hip Flexors
Jul02

Stretches for Tight Hip Flexors

Leg day is my favorite day. My upper body doesn’t take much to stay in pretty good shape, but my lower body is a different story. (Thanks, genetics!) After all of those hard leg days, my right hip started to cramp and hurt at night and that’s when I realized…stretching is important. Tight hip flexors can bring many problems, including terrible back pain and mobility issues. Even if you are an active person, your hip...

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A Simple Exercise for Weight Loss You Should Know
May08

A Simple Exercise for Weight Loss You Should Know

Weight loss has always been difficult. If it was easy, no one would be overweight, right? The hard part, as with any other worthy goal, is that weight loss can usually only be accomplished if the person is willing to tweak their own behavior and do what works. We all know that there are no shortcuts in our fitness journeys, but there is one simple exercise that works every single time: the squat! How and why, you ask? Keep reading....

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10 Round Workout
Dec21

10 Round Workout

  Get ready to rumble with this 10 round workout! Start with 10 reps on round 1. Each round reduce the rep count by 1. (ex: round 1- 10 reps, round 2 – 9 reps, etc…) You’ll end up doing 55 reps of each exercise. Watch your form on each exercise and be sure to give each rep your very best effort! You can do it! Burpees Push-ups squat jumps Bicycle Crunches (One to each side is one rep) Lateral Jumps (Jump up and...

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Booty Burn Workout
Dec02

Booty Burn Workout

Booty Burn Workout! Do each one of these booty burning exercises for one minute. You can always add weight to make it more challenging. Enjoy!! Squats Lunge (right leg) Lunge (left leg) Wall squat Hip lifts (lay on ground, left hips to bridge position and back down) Jumping lunges Side lunges (right leg) Side lunges (left leg) Fire Hydrant (right leg) Fire Hydrant (left leg Plie squats (jump...

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Quick Leg Workout for Busy Days
Nov21

Quick Leg Workout for Busy Days

  Here is a quick leg work you will appreciate on a busy day! Download a free Tabata app on your device. A Tabata is 20 seconds of work with a 10 second break for 8 cycles. Start with a quick warm up and you will be ready to go! 1 minute of squat jumps 1 minute of jumping jacks Squat Tabata (alternate full squat and pulse squat for each cycle) Lunge Tabata – Right leg (alt full lunge and pulse lunge) Lunge Tabata – Left leg (alt...

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Kettlebell Challenge
Nov06

Kettlebell Challenge

   Kettlebell Challenge! This is a great workout if you want a challenge at the end of your regular workout routine or if you are short on time and want to work up a sweat and get on with your day. As the number of reps decrease for the kettlebell swings, they increase in squat jumps. You can substitute regular squats if you do not want to jump or have an injury that prevents you from jumping. You can also use a heavy weight for...

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Great Big Pyramid Workout
Nov02

Great Big Pyramid Workout

How would you like your pyramid workout? Broken up by body part? A full circuit? Mix and match? We have 4 different pyramid workouts you can use any way you’d like! No equipment is required, except for hammer curls on the arm pyramid. Add weight to any and all exercises that you want. Take a look and see what you think! As always, take breaks when you need it and drink a lot of water! Leg Pyramid   Abs Pyramid   Arms...

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Halloween Workout – Beware!
Oct27

Halloween Workout – Beware!

  Halloween Workout Get scary fit with this awesome workout designed to make you howl for mercy! This workout starts with 10 minutes of “Boo”ty Blasting moves. Do each exercise for 1 minute each (option: add weight). Squats Wall Squat Alternating lunges Hip Lifts Jumping lunges Side Lunges (1 minute each side) Fire Hydrant Leg Lifts (1 minute each side) Squat walk Tabata Workout (20 seconds of work/10 seconds rest x 8 times)...

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Best-Ever Butt Workout via Nicole Wilkins
Aug15

Best-Ever Butt Workout via Nicole Wilkins

  See full story and ALL the exercises on bodybuilding.com. In order to really challenge the glutes and force them to become more than just a backseat driver, your workout needs to include a mix of movements that come at this giant muscle group from multiple angles. You need strength work that hits every part of your lower body, followed by isolation work to hammer the neglected glute muscles with a crazy pump. Lucky for you,...

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