Thanksgiving 10 Minute Workout

Thanksgiving 10 Minute Workout Thanksgiving is a time to gather with family and have a feast. We can sometimes put ourselves in a Thanksgiving coma! We eat a huge meal and then we need to take a nap! Planning a good workout before your Thanksgiving dinner can help! If you can't do it before doing it the following day is a good choice too! It will help burn all those calories! This 10 Minute Thanksgiving workout is a must! How to Do This Thanksgiving 10 Minute Workout This workout was designed to help you burn…

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Deck of Cards Workouts-

Why Use a Deck of Cards for a Workout? Using a deck of playing cards can provide you with a good full body workout.  For instance, you can incorporate weights or just body weight. On top of that card workouts are fun to do with a partner but can also be done on your own. You can even use a deck of cards to develop your own card workout! The best part of these workouts is they are always different. You can do the same card workout again the following day but it could feel…

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Core Workouts

Why Do You Need to Strengthen Your Core? Working your core is more than getting a six pack! Your core includes all the muscles in the pelvis, lower back, hips, and abdomen and responsible for holding your body upright. Core workouts are important to add to your fitness routine. Having a strong core can help improve your posture, reduce back pain, improves balance, and help your perform everyday activities better. Having a strong core is so important for someone to have a healthy active lifestyle. What Are The Best Exercises To Strengthen Your Core? The best exercises you…

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Lower Body EMOM Workouts

EMOM Workouts EMOM workouts have become very popular. You can work the full body or choose a particular body part to focus on. In addition, EMOM workouts are known for being effective because they push you to work hard. Meanwhile, you can complete a large amount of work in a short amount of time. On top of that, the slower you move the less rest you get! Below we have shared some of our favorite lower body EMOM workouts for you to try. 16 Minute Squat EMOM This 16 minute squat EMOM involves all different…

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Full Body AMRAP Workouts

What is an AMRAP Workout? AMRAP stands for “as many rounds/reps as possible.” You perform as many reps of a single exercise as you can or as many rounds of more than one exercise as you can in a set time. This type of workout is popular in crossfit. However, you will find this type of workout pretty well everywhere even in bootcamp and HIIT classes. Your AMRAP workouts can be a full body AMRAP workout or focus on a particular skill. Are AMRAP Workouts Effective? AMRAP workouts can be very effective. These workouts can offer a quick and…

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Leg Workouts

Leg Workouts Should be Part of Your Fitness Goals Strengthening your lower body helps your performance with sports, weight loss, help correct your posture and even works your core. Your legs are one of the biggest muscles so training them regularly is important. Doings leg workouts will increase your overall strength and create a balanced phsyique. Importance of Doing Squats Squats are a common exercise when working your lower body. For instance, when you do squats they activate your glutes and back muscles. When you train your lower body muscles, you minimize the risks of…

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Best Exercises for Weight Loss

It is true that you don't need to spend a fortune or invest a lot of time to lose weight.  You can do this in the comfort of your own home. There are a few important things to know!  I am going to share some of the best exercises for weight loss.  In my opinion, resistance bands are one of the best pieces of workout equipment out there and can be used for all exercise. Let me share how you can incorporate resistance bands into your workout to help you lose weight.  What are the best…

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EMOM Full Body Workouts

What is an EMOM Workout? EMOM stands for every minute on the minute. You perform the exercise for the amount of reps prescribed during that minute and you get to rest for the remaining of the minute. EMOM workouts are popular in crossfit but becoming popular in other gyms as well. What makes them so popular is they can be motifed for all fitness levels. EMOM workouts are used for all exercises and can solely be focused on strength, cardio, or a mix of the two. Typical EMOM workouts are between 10-20 minutes but can…

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25 Minute Cardio EMOM

EMOM stands for "every minute on the minute." This means you complete the prescribed exercise at the top of the minute and when you are finished you get to rest until the top of the next minute. These types of workouts tend to be a favorite because the harder you work the more rest you get to have. This 25 EMOM is cardio focused and will get your heart rate up. You do not need any equipment but if you are wanting more of a challenge try adding kettlebell or dumbbells when doing your squats.…

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Outside Workout- No Equipment

How this Workout Works To start the work you perform the cash in exercise. This means that you only have to do this exercise once. Once you complete the cash in exercise you will perform the main workout 2 times through. After you have completed the main workout two times you will then do the cash out exercise. This cash out exercise only has to be done once. For beginners perform 1-2 times For intermediate to advance perform 3-5 times Workout Cash In: 500 meter Run 20 Tricep Dips 20 Box Jumps (use steps) 20…

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Outdoor Workouts

Why is it Beneficial to Do Outdoor Workouts? The weather is getting nice outside and it's fun to take your workout outside. Some say that exercising outdoors can help lift your mood, especially if you live in an area where the winters are long. Another reason to exercise outside is it can help increase your vitamin D intake. We all could probably use a boost with that! Exercising outdoors can make your workouts more challenging. For example, if enjoy going for a run try changing up your route. Leave your body guessing. Switching the type…

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Kettlebell Workout

Adding Kettlebells to Your Workouts Kettlebells are a unique shape with a handle to hold on to and the majority of the weight in the ball part of it.   It is different from using a dumbbell because the weight isn't distributed evenly.  The  majority of weight is between 6-8 inches away from the handle, making it harder to control.  This forces you to have to stabilize your body when doing kettlebell exercises.   One of the biggest benefits of kettlebells is they can be used for a variety of things.  They are good to use to…

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Three Exercises to Improve Posture

"Pull your shoulders back, sit up straight, don't hunch over."  Does this sound familiar?   I know I hear it a lot!!  It feels so uncomfortable to do those things.  When I think about it I spend so much of my time slumped over on my computer, phone, or sitting down for long periods of time.  All of these activities contribute to my rounded shoulders and forward head posture. My back and neck are always sore especially when I wake up in the morning.  My muscles think this slumped position as my body's natural state.  This causes…

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Resistance Bands for Flabby Arms!

As you age you may notice a little extra flab on your arms.  This is also known as bat wings! Why is this happening, you may ask yourself.  The answer is... as we get older our fat has the tendency to increase and our lean muscle tend to decrease.  With age, our skin and connective tissue starts to lose it's elasticity.Extra body fat can cause sagging skin and depending on your body structure you may store fat in different areas.  In general, women tend to store more fat in their upper arms then men.  This is…

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Resistance Bands for Runners, Who Knew?

Are you an avid runner?  Are you looking for ways to improve your running? How can you do this?  First thing is to not only run BUT to do some strength training! How Can Strength Training Help Your Running? To be a runner you need to be strong!  This is why it's essential to do some strength training.  Strength training strengthens your muscles and joints. The stronger your muscles and joints are, the less chance of having an injury.  The repeated movements involved with running can be hard on the body. Running beyond your current level…

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Band Assisted Pull Ups

Why Are Pull Ups SO Challenging?Pulls= ups may look easy but once you try them you will soon learn they are very challenging! Many people have difficulty performing them even if they are in good shape.  It is a compound exercise that involves multiple muscle groups to work together.  It is one of the toughest body weight exercises out there and it requires a lot of upper body strength.  When you are performing a pull up you are lifting your entire body weight. If you weigh 150 lbs then you are lifting 150 lbs!!  Not many people…

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