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Let’s Get Mobile

Monday, April 10, 2017

Mobility work.  It's that annoying thing that you know you need to do but you never want to do.  Like laundry. Or unloading the dishwasher.  Does anyone really like those tasks?!? It doesn't take long, and it's good when it's done, but the actually doing it part is hard. Mobility work is essential to recovery though- it ...

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The Push-up

Wednesday, March 1, 2017

I take a lot of fitness classes....where we do a lot of different exercises...and one of the oldest moves in the books is: the pushup. Duh! It's basically all classes because it works...and it is a true testament to fitness levels.  I couldn't manage many push ups for the longest time.  I had terrible form ...

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My New Favorite: Kickboxing

Friday, January 20, 2017

I have an obsession.  Another one... I guess I sort of have a lot of obsessions! But this one is REAL.  This one is strong and super bad ass. Kickboxing. Not the lady-gym, Tae-Bo, jazzercise type that may come to mind.   The real, bad ass, Martial Arts...stress on the Arts...partner sparring, technique heavy, prepare you to fight type of ...

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The Reverse Lunge

Monday, December 12, 2016

Lunges. Love em...or maybe its a love hate relationship.  I love what they do for my booty but mannnn the pain!  Good pain though, good pain.  No pain, no gain right?!? I think that lunges are essential for a firm, tight, curves-in-all-the-right-places lower body.  If you're doing it right, the lunge works your butt like a ...

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The Truth About Exercise and Calorie Burn

Friday, November 18, 2016

One of the reasons that many of us exercise is for the sake of calorie burn.  You need to burn calories to stay lean and if you are trying to lose weight, you definitely want to be burning calories through exercise....right? Yes. But one workout class MAYYY not do as much as you think it does, calorie ...

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Killer Treadmill/Floor Workout

Friday, October 28, 2016

I usually workout in a class setting- thats just my personal jam. I get off on competition and the energy of other people working out with me. But if you aren't a group-fitness fiend OR if you find yourself traveling a lot OR you just prefer a normal gym sesh...things can get a little boring and ...

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