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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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You Should Be Jumping Rope


Friday, October 7, 2016

Jump rope.  When was the last time you did it?  Grade school?  Maybe randomly at some kickboxing class you tried?  Or maybe you do it regularly at Crossfit classes or Boxing classes....or even just at your local gym?  If the latter is you- AMAZING!  If not....listen up, because you may be surprised.... Wherever you are in ...

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Training Nutrition: Running & Races


Wednesday, September 28, 2016

Fall Race Season! Woohoo! This is my first fall in the last few years not training for a race.  But I still wanted to share all of my favorites for an important part of mid-training: nutrition. You have to replenish as you train, and thankfully there are many great products on the market that make it super ...

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