Split? Full Body?

The age old gym question…how should you split up your training routine? For most of my fitness life – and those of others – they take the traditional strength training approach of splitting up body parts for each visit to the gym.  Some focus on push and pull.  Others split it up into chest day,…

Day 11: 31 Days of Fitness

Happy Sunday!  Today’s workout is cardio and core.  A nice way to start out the week.   Day 11 Workout: 20 minutes of cardio Core (45 seconds of movement, 15 seconds of rest for each) Crunches Russian Twists Bicycle Crunches Right Side Plank Left Side Plank Do the above circuit 3x.  That will give you…

Day 9: 31 Days of Fitness

Time to crank this up a notch!  Ready for day 9?  Hope you had a good night’s rest. 10 minutes of cardio (your choice, warm up!) Burpee & Chin Up Ladder 1 burpee followed by 1 chin up 2 burpees followed by 2 chin ups Keep adding one on and go as high as you…

Day 7: 31 Days of Fitness

Ok, Ok…y’all still with me? Here’s day 7 of the 31 Days of Fitness challenge.  And it’s all about lucky no. 7! Seven exercises, 7 reps each…7 rounds… Good luck! 7 Jumping Squats 7 Pull Ups 7 Burpees 7 Push Ups 7 Bridges 7 Crunches 7 Narrow Grip Chin Ups x7 Rounds!!

Day 5: 31 Days of Fitness

Almost a full week in!  Here’s today’s workout.  And if you don’t have all the necessary equipment improvise the best you can.  Let’s get right to it…   1 Mile Run Battle Ropes 3 x 45 sec Pull Up Pyramid (do 1 pull up.  Then 2. Go until you can no longer do pull ups….

Day 3: 31 Days of Fitness

Ok, those were two intense days to kick off the month…let’s simplify it for the weekend. Today’s workout is 30 minutes of cardio.  You choice!! Stick with one or mix and match.  You can run, walk, jump rope, row…you get the idea.   Y’all still with me?!?  Come on.  You can get his done.

Day 2: 31 Days of Fitness

Let’s waste no time…here is my workout for December 2: TRX Workout: TRX Cross Over Lunges TRX Sumo Squats TRX Chest Press TRX Pull Ups TRX “W”Fly TRX Biceps Curl TRX Overhead Triceps Extensions TRX Burpees 10 of each, 3 rounds   Boxing: 4 rounds. 3 minutes each. 1 minute rest between Round 1 –…

Day 1: 31 Days of Fitness

Welcome to December!  And welcome to Day 1 of 31 Days of Fitness. Each day, I will commit myself to fitness and share my workout with all of you.  This is my way of ending 2016 on a good note (and trying to catch up with my weight goal for the year!). My workouts will…

Beat the heat this summer

While scorching summer temperatures seems like a fantasy here in Cleveland right now, warm weather is on its way.  And as you ignite your workout, be sure not overheat in the summer sun. Heat exhaustion, heat cramps and the more serious – heat stroke –  can have a detrimental, if not deadly, impact on your…

11.19.13 HIIT Workout

Thanksgiving is just around the corner, so make your workouts count!  Below is a HIIT workout you can use and share.  I did this one with my group exercise class last week.  Enjoy! 20 Squat jacks 15 Lateral pushups 20 Kettlebell swings 10 Pull ups 20 Kettlebell goblet squat and press 15 Kettlebell upright rows…