Quick and effective full body workout

Short on time, but still need to get a solid workout in? I’ve got one for you! Start with 1 minute of jumping jacks followed by 1 minute of hight knees.  Then… 100 pushups 75 squats 50 flutter kicks 25 pull ups Finish with some light stretching or foam rolling.  That’s it! Check out more…

Day 31: 31 Days of Fitness

It’s finally here!  The last day of my fitness challenge.  And upon publication of this blog and conclusion of the challenge it’s Dec. 31.  The new year is upon us. So in honor of 2017, I’ve created a 2,017 rep workout.  Knock this bad boy out to ring in the new year! 1000 feet (0.19…

Day 30: 31 Days of Fitness

One more day to go! Today’s fitness challenge comes from another trainer who inspires me with his combination of functional training, bodyweight training and boxing. @getfitwithgiddy on Instagram. Today I’m tackling his Dec 25 workout posted on his Instagram page.  Check it out for video clips on how to do each of the moves: Stiff…

Day 29: 31 Days of Fitness

Almost…there…keep…pushing… My 31 days of fitness challenge is just about a wrap!  Today we will keep it simple, easy and fun.  Activity of your choice for a minimum of 20 minutes of movement. So jump back into that fitness class you love.  Push though your favorite YouTube or app workout.  It’s your choice…just keep moving…

Day 28: 31 Days of Fitness

Today’s workout comes from an individual I look to for inspiration and motivation.  His simple, yet killer workouts are what led me to focus on bodyweight training as the foundation of my fitness routine. He’s known as Brooklyn Tank online.  Check him out on Instagram: @Brooklyntank718 and @Tank_Fitness Here’s a workout he recently posted as…

Day 27: 31 Days of Fitness

Let’s crank up the volume today.  We’re going full body and working in a higher rep range. Grab your water and a towel, and let’s get down to business. 20 Burpees 20 Squats 50 Crunches 30 Mountain Climbers 25 Pushups 4x

Day 26: 31 Days of Fitness

Day 26…let’s rock this workout! 10 min of cardio followed by this circuit: 20 kettlebell swings 10 archer pushups 10 diamond pushups 10 pull ups 20 alternating lunges with kettlebell for rotation 4 Turkish get ups (2 on each side) x3  

Day 25: 31 Days of Fitness

We’re coming down to the wire.  It’s been an active past couple of days, so we’ll dial it back today. Today’s mission…go for a walk and read two fitness articles or blogs.  It’s a day of learning and reflection. Try to squeeze in at least a 20 minute walk.  Go to the park. Around the…

Day 24: 31 Days of Fitness

Today’s challenge…try something new, or revisit something you haven’t done in quite awhile.  Maybe it’s taking that class at your gym or rec center you’ve always thought about, but never went.  Maybe it’s trying a new type of workout: circuit training, yoga, Tai Chi or spinning. For me, it’s yoga.  I used to go regularly…

Day 23: 31 Days of Fitness

About one week left to go!!  Today’s workout is structured around a medicine ball.  We’ll tackle a full body routine with a little extra resistance to help us reach our goals. Select a medicine ball that will give you some resistance…but not too much. Do 45 seconds of each of the following.  Repeat the circuit…

Day 22: 31 Days of Fitness

Today is cardio day! The challenge today is 45 minutes of cardio.  Your choice.  You can do one activity for the full 45 minutes, or break it up.  I’m going with 20 minutes on the elliptical, 10 minutes on a rower, 10 minute jog and wrap it up with 5 minutes on jump rope!  Get…

Day 21: 31 Days of Fitness

For those of you following along at home, how are you feeling?  Me…I’m beat.  But the journey moves on.  It’s Day 21 of my 31 Days of Fitness challenge. Today’s workout is legs and core.  So get ready to sweat…and barely stand afterwards.   Leg and Core Workout: **No jumping a round.  Work your way…