The Bodyweight 10×10

So you only have 10 minutes?? Perfect. Give this high intensity work out a try >>>> 2 rounds should take you just about 10 -12 minutes. 10 burpees (make sure NOT to look down, when you come up for the jump!) 10 V-ups (shoulder blades must come up too! >>or else it’s just a leg […]

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No Crunch Core Routine

FIVE MINUTE ABS High Plank to lunge : 5 each side Kneeling dumbbell rotations : 5 each side Kneeling dumbbell woodchopper : 10 each side Single leg dead bugs : 10 each side Plank ups : 10 total Put five minutes on the clock (I use FlexTimer) and do as many rounds as possible.

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My resistance band broke and it was amazing

These little resistance bands can only go so far, and only used in limited movements. They are a great tool, and I believe everyone should have a set at home. Whenever I don’t have time to get in the gym, I incorporate resistance bands into my home work out. A couple of them broke while I was […]

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Resistance Bands will make her Dance

All you need is one resistance band, a timer (your phone), and some water. (Some good tunes wouldn’t hurt)  I use the Flex Timer app on my phone to set up the entire 30 minute session. You can design the interval time, rest time and even the number of rounds and rest time in between […]

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Lunge Matrix

  The Lunge Matrix was originally developed by physical therapist Gary Gray, to develop strength and flexibility.  We are used to lunging forwards and backwards, but most people don’t utilize the curtsy and the lateral lunge. Using our bodies in every plane of motion is the key to injury prevention and optimum strength. And the […]

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Does HIIT burn more calories?

High Intensity Interval Training, is one of my all time favorite methods of exercise. Long steady state cardio gets boring for me, and slow resistant training does too. But I think incorporating all three into your week is the best case scenario for everyone. HIIT- Repeated bouts of intense exercise, with short periods of recovery. […]

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When to eat to lose weight.

It’s a common question, with no definitive answer. Chrono-nutrition. Circadian Clock. Two terms I came across while researching this frequently asked question. When I competed in body building competitions, everyone was on the eat-every-two-hours diet. Small portions, a lot of proteins and vegetables and calories counted to fit your needs. It definitely worked, I ate a lot […]

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Make your Glute MINImus a glute MAXimus.

We all want a sweet booty, but there is more reason to work the lower half than you think. The largest muscle on our body is the gluteus maximus, and when we lift heavy weight and or stress that muscle the body essentially is adapting and rebuilding a stronger muscle. In order for your body […]

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Whole Grain Pasta got me like

People hear pasta and they think, too many calories. Ditto. But we need carbohydrates to fuel our bodies, whole grain pasta is full of fiber and actually has a bit of protein in it too. Great meal after leg day. I made this last night and it was delish. I used the brand Organics . […]

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