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...
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...
Exercise of the Week: Dumbbell Pullover

Exercise of the Week: Dumbbell Pullover

When you’re working out at home, there’s not always an exercise for everything. Working out your lats (latissimus dorsi) can be hard when you don’t have gym equipment like a lat pulldown or pull up bar. A strong back is a powerful asset. You’re...
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...
Exercise of the Week: Step Ups

Exercise of the Week: Step Ups

This one seems easy. Most of us do it every day. We walk up the stairs, we step up in to the bus, or we climb up the step ladder to reach that high cupboard. However when we incorporate it in to a workout, it takes a little different form. Instead of using both legs...
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: Russian Twists

Exercise of the Week: Russian Twists

I won’t lie, this one can be tricky. If you don’t have adequate core strength, Russian Twists can strain your lower back. If you don’t know how to brace your core, it can also strain your lower back. Fortunately, there’s a few ways we can make...
Exercise of the Week: Front Raises

Exercise of the Week: Front Raises

It’s tank top time! How’s your shoulders? Front raises are a challenging exercise that will sculpt those rounded shoulders. It doesn’t take much weight to feel the burn up there. However it’s important to be sure that you aren’t using...
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....
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: Single Arm Overhead Squat

Exercise of the Week: Single Arm Overhead Squat

The single-arm overhead squat is a great full body exercise that works core stability as well as your shoulders, back and legs. Women are at times hesitant to try exercises with heavier weights. The good news is that while you’re building up your confidence in...

Build a Better Butt

I feel like most women aren’t happy with the look of their butt. Either it’s too small or too big or too flat or too droopy. The good news is that we can change that! Your butt (glutes is their actual name) is defined by the amount of muscle and fat that...
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...

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