Today we’re doing a cardio and weights workout for heart health. Here’s why it is so powerful to do both cardio and weights in order to optimize heart health Before you’ve ever worked, your heart is small, like a little balloon. Every time your heart pumps it pushes the blood out into your body. It… Read More.
Are you ready for some holiday fun? There is nothing more motivating than a fitness challenge, and there’s no better time start one than during the holiday season. A good workout can help us feel on track, and while I’m sure we’ll all enjoy a delicious treat or two, a good workout can help us… Read More.
Nothing sparks motivation more than fun and exciting new pieces of exercise equipment. That’s why today we’re talking about the best at home exercise equipment to bring fun, motivation and excitement into your at home workout. I’ll go over my top 5 favorite pieces of fitness equipment that I use, and that my one-on-one clients… Read More.
Today you’ll feel firmer and stronger with a workout that takes less time. Unlike cardio, weight training workouts get you maximum results based on the repetitions you complete, the sets you do, and the amount of time your muscles are continually contracting ( this is called time under tension). That means that you can firm… Read More.
Do the front of your hips, thighs or groin feel tight? Does the tightness get more aggravated after sitting for long periods of time or after some workout moves? You’re not alone! Hip muscles known as the Psoas muscles and the groin become tight due to prolonged sitting. Then add in the repetitive leg exercises… Read More.
Today we’re going to do an abs workout with a very special twist. (The exercises actually involve twisting so it really is a “special twist”) Aside from twisting the body, these abs exercises are balance exercises too. It’s no secret that a flat, toned tummy is one of the most sought after areas to… Read More.
Today we’re doing the best arm workout to tone and strengthen the arms and to feel confident in your t-shirts, and tank tops. We’ll start by toning the back of the arms, the triceps. You may have called these muscles “bingo arms” or “bat wings”, but I like to call them “the bubble bath muscles”.… Read More.
Today we’re going to do body weight exercises. You can do these exercises without joint pain, without fitness equipment, and without a lot of time. If you suffer from joint pain, I know how frustrating it can feel when you want to get stronger and you genuinely want to exercise, but your body won’t cooperate. … Read More.
Need a fun warm up to start your fitness routine? Or are you searching for a low impact cardio that takes 5 minutes or less? This fun, quick warm up was recorded during the workout program The Shape it Up Workout Series. An 8-week workout series that provides Fitness for women over 50 who… Read More.
When your weight loss tactics aren’t working, it can feel completely disheartening. You feel like you’re really trying to lose weight, but your pants only stay loose for a few days before tightening right back up again. You don’t understand what’s happening. You eat home-cooked meals, you don’t eat a lot of junk food, and… Read More.