Five 10-minute workouts for when you don’t have time

Five 10-minute workouts for when you don’t have time

Sometimes you just don’t have much time to contribute to your workout. And that’s normal. Life is messy and anything but consistent. However it’s not a complete excuse for neglecting all activity. Which is why I wanted to provide you with some ways to get your sweat...
Workout Quickie: Full Body Strength & Cardio in 28 Minutes

Workout Quickie: Full Body Strength & Cardio in 28 Minutes

Sometimes you just don’t have time for a long and well thought out workout. Sometimes you just gotta get sh*t done and get on with your life. It happens and it’s ok. So here’s a quick workout that’ll get you out of breath while burning up your...
Hey runners! Do you strength train enough?

Hey runners! Do you strength train enough?

I’m really excited for today’s post! As you may know, strength training is something I’m passionate about. And I’m passionate about it because I know how beneficial strength training is for everyone. Whether you’re a runner, a sedentary...
Strength training at home #2: a no equipment workout for you!

Strength training at home #2: a no equipment workout for you!

Last week you hopefully saw the lower body workout. Here’s the upper body companion! As I mentioned in that post, we all have things in our home that we can use to get stronger. Just like you go to the gym and lift heavy things, you have plenty of heavy things...
Strength training at home: a no equipment workout for you!

Strength training at home: a no equipment workout for you!

There’s plenty of ways to get in a good strength workout at home. Chances are, you own a few books either from school, work, or pleasure. Now, let’s take those books, pack them tightly in to a box, and use them to workout. Yep! You can get in a workout...
Exercise of the Week: Plank

Exercise of the Week: Plank

The plank is an awesome exercise that works more than just your abs. A proper plank will challenge your butt, back and quads as well. Many people just assume the position and hold it without actually focusing on what to contract. You’ll find that it will be much...
Three of the best free fitness apps

Three of the best free fitness apps

Apps for your phone are incredibly helpful. Many of the things we take for granted today wouldn’t be where they are if it weren’t for apps. Think social media, Google Maps (how did I get anywhere before this?!), mobile banking, and email. There’s...
Exercise of the Week: Triceps Dips

Exercise of the Week: Triceps Dips

The classic triceps exercise. Triceps dips are a great way to add definition to the back of your arms. They’re extremely mobile and can be done anywhere with a sturdy ledge of any sort. I’ve had a few people tell me that dips hurt their elbows or shoulder....
Plyometric Workouts: why they rock plus three workouts

Plyometric Workouts: why they rock plus three workouts

Plyometric workouts are my favorite type of cardio for many reasons. The first and most important reason is that plyos are effective. They’re effective for athletes, normal people who want to be fit, senior citizens who don’t want to break a hip and...
Exercise of the Week: Figure 8’s

Exercise of the Week: Figure 8’s

This is a great move for tank top season! Figure 8’s target your shoulders, arms and upper back. While it doesn’t require as much movement as other exercises, it is deceptively challenging. It will seem easy at first, but your arms and shoulders burn at...
Exercise of the Week: Sumo Squat

Exercise of the Week: Sumo Squat

The sumo squat is another awesome lower body exercise. I’m sure you’ve heard how great squats are for your butt. Let me tell you, sumo squats are even better. Your feet point outward slightly with a sumo squat, which makes it a bit easier to engage your...
Exercise of the Week: Superman

Exercise of the Week: Superman

Also known as back extensions, the Superman is the perfect home exercise for your back and butt. It requires no equipment at all and is a great way to build lower back strength. We need back strength for a balanced body. We sit all day in so many jobs and end up...
Exercise of the Week: Hip Thrusts

Exercise of the Week: Hip Thrusts

I admit that it looks a bit awkward. However, this is the perfect exercise to give shape to that butt. If you want lift and curve, this is the exercise you want to do. The great part is that hip thrusts do more than just that shape your butt. Most people have...
Exercise of the Week: Single Leg Deadlift Jumps

Exercise of the Week: Single Leg Deadlift Jumps

I absolutely love this move. I’m serious, it’s my favorite. The first time I did these, I was so sore. And it’s not because I didn’t do jumping exercises or work my legs. It’s because I had been neglecting hip dominant strength. A lot of...

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