Friday Get Lean Circuit Training

“Some are born strong and others are made strong.” ― J.R. Rim Check with your physician before beginning any exercise program. Begin with a warm-up for 7-10 minutes:   Perform each exercise for 12 reps repeating each circuit three times before advancing to the next circuit. Don’t forget to warm-up and cool down. Hydrate before during…

What You Focus On Will Flourish

We all have goals in our lives. Some people write them down with details on how to achieve them, while others keep them stored away in the back of their mind on a mental “wish list.”  However, what if I told you the answer to achieving anything you want is in the title of this…

Basic Strength Training Workout

      This is a well-balanced basic strength routine. Begin with light dumbbells and transition to heavier weights when the exercise is no longer challenging. Consider using heavier weights for larger muscle groups such as back, chest quads, and glutes. Perform this workout 2x a week on non-consecutive days so that your muscles can…

Killer TRX Cardio Core Workout

I’ve been teaching a TRX six-week challenge class the past six weeks and incorporated a focus on mindful eating, food choices, and a change of routine. I love TRX, AKA suspension training. TRX is a great way to build core strength, burn fat, and increase strength and mobility. Suspension training can be done with a…

Elevate Your Situation

“Feed the mind good wisdom, the body good nutrition, the soul good vibes, and the heart good love. Elevation for your situation.” ― T.F. Hodge It was pouring rain this morning when I woke up and I didn’t particularly want to get out of bed. I didn’t sleep well and I had a headache that felt…

Flex Friday Workout & Fuel

  It’s a beautiful, sunny day and I just finished my Interval Barbell class. So nice to be back to my normal routine of teaching after a six-week hiatus. Although it’s nice to take a break to help prevent burnout, I miss the positive energy, the music, and most of all the class members. Here’s…

Ten Minute Yin Yoga Practice

Yin Yoga is a practice in which you hold lying and seating poses for three to five minutes. This type of yoga focuses on flexibility and restoration. Try my ten minute practice in the morning to loosen up tight muscles or to help you wind down before bedtime. Focus on breathing slowly in and out…

Which Way Should I Go?

“Cat: Where are you going? Alice: Which way should I go? Cat: That depends on where you are going. Alice: I don’t know. Cat: Then it doesn’t matter which way you go.” ― Lewis Carroll, Alice in Wonderland Where are you going in life? Are you on the right path?  It’s an important question to ask yourself…

Last Killer Workout Of 2018

This will be my last workout I’ll be teaching for 2018.  How can I make it different than all the other workouts this year?  I love to combine body weight, cardio intervals, and weight training into all my classes.  So hear we go: Make sure to warm up for 7- 8 minutes.  Complete circuit 3-4…