Fitness Friday – Working Out with an Injury

Nothing can dampen your enthusiasm for your fitness program faster than an injury. Yet there is absolutely no reason why an injury should stop you dead in your tracks. I just sprained my ankle last Tuesday and it is a really bad sprain. It's been years since I've had an injury this bad and I am not happy about it at all. I'm an aerialist and the idea of being grounded does not appeal to … [Read more...]

Fitness Friday – 12 Minute Power BURST

You know how much I love a workout that combines POWER and EFFICIENCY! So I am exited to bring you yet another fun and explosive workout to get your weekend started right. If you're feeling strong and want to challenge yourself, add a third round for a heart pumping 18 minute workout! Get ready to sweat!!! High Knees Stand with feet shoulders width apart. Run in place as fast as … [Read more...]

Fitness Friday – 12 Minutes to Toned and Shapely Legs

With warmer weather just around the corner now's the time to get those gorgeous legs of yours ready for fun skirts and dresses.  Today's BURST base workout is simple and effective and focuses on toning and sculpting your legs and buttocks. Do this workout 2 to 3 times a week, mixed in with other activities you enjoy for shapely sexy legs. Pulsing Squats (Quads and Glutes) Stand with … [Read more...]

30 Day Plank Challenge Day 8 –Basic Planks for 5 minutes!

First of all CONGRATULATIONS on sticking to this challenge for a whole week! Way to get started on a healthy new year. I hope you enjoyed your well deserved day of rest yesterday. If you are just joining us, feel free to jump in with us here or go back to day 1 and work through the challenge at your own pace. Today we go back to our basic plank, either on your elbows or in a fully extended … [Read more...]

Fitness Friday – 30 Day Plank Challenge

HAPPY NEW YEAR!! For our first Fitness Friday of 2015 I decided to have a little fun and issue a challenge to all of you. After all health and fitness always make it to the top of the list when it comes to our New Year's Resolution so what do you say we start off with a BANG? A strong core is essential for proper form no matter what exercise you do and for us moms it tends to be a bit of … [Read more...]

Fitness Friday – 7 Moves to Blast Holiday Fat

The holidays are here and for most of us that means routine goes out the door... It means shopping and parties, lots of parties -- school parties, work parties, parties with friends, with the in-laws... and yes, that tends to mean eating lots of fabulous food, drinking eggnog with Bourbon, dancing the night away and getting little to no sleep! But it doesn't mean you throw all your good work … [Read more...]

Fitness Friday – 5 Moves for Beautiful Sculpted Legs

With temperatures dropping leggings are one of the season's hottest wardrobe "must-haves"... And the perfect way to show off your beautiful toned and sculpted legs! Add this killer workout once a twice a week for lean, sculpted, beautiful legs. You can do this workout in one of two ways: 1 - Specific number of reps and sets 2 - BURST session The instructions below use the BURST … [Read more...]