Exercise

Ramp Up the Intensity of Your Workouts

September 4, 2015 | posted in: Exercise, Fitness Tip of the Week | by

You can actually exercise for a shorter period of time if you ramp up the intensity. As the article referenced indicates, most people exercise at a lower intensity than they need to reap the health benefits or for fat burning and weight loss. With my personal training clients, I teach both HIIT and Tabata methods that..

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Caffeine and Exercise

August 26, 2015 | posted in: Exercise, Fitness Tip of the Week | by

Caffeine has always been proven to enhance endurance workouts. However, there may be more benefits to consuming caffeine pre-workout for all types of exercise, not just endurance sports. 5 Reasons to Drink Coffee Before Your Workout As always, contact me with any questions. Healthy, happy living!

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August Ab Challenge – Week 4

August 19, 2015 | posted in: Exercise, Fitness Tip of the Week | by

Last week of the ab challenge! Keep up that motivation! Continue adding a serving of veggies and fruit so we can trim up that waist line, as well as make it stronger with exercise. Here is the new 5 minute workout for week 4, which is Saturday the 22nd to Friday the 28th. Diet Add at least..

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August Ab Challenge – Week 3

August 11, 2015 | posted in: Exercise, Fitness Tip of the Week | by

Who’s feeling stronger abs? Did you remember to add an extra serving of vegetables and fruits? We’ve got to eat good to show off those ab muscles! Here is the new 5 minute workout for week 3, which is Saturday the 15th to Friday the 21st. Diet Add at least one extra serving of vegetables and..

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August Ab Challenge – Week 2

August 6, 2015 | posted in: Exercise, Fitness Tip of the Week | by

How was the first week of the August Ab Challenge? Did you remember to add an extra serving of vegetables and fruits? Our mid-section is responsive to exercise, but it also takes a healthy diet to get definition in our belly. Here is the new 5 minute workout for week 2, which is Saturday the 8th..

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August Ab Challenge – Week 1

July 29, 2015 | posted in: Exercise, Fitness Tip of the Week | by

Saturday is August 1st, so let’s do an August Ab Challenge for the entire month! This Ab Challenge will include a diet portion and an exercise portion as explained below. I’ll update the exercise portion with a new 5 minute workout each week. Diet Add at least one extra serving of vegetables and fruit each..

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How Much Strength Training Should You Do?

July 15, 2015 | posted in: Exercise, Fitness Tip of the Week | by

I get this question all the time, how much strength training should you be doing on a regular basis? Here’s an article with great information: How Much Strength Training Do You Really Need? As always, contact me with questions. Healthy, happy living!

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“The 1 Thing Everyone Needs to Lose Weight Successfully”

June 25, 2015 | posted in: Exercise, Fitness Tip of the Week, Nutrition | by

This is an article title that caught my eye. Although, I’ve read a LOT of fitness articles and I am always skeptical when I see this kind of title. How can there be ONE thing?! However, the article sucked me in… I read it from start to finish, I didn’t even skim any parts. It..

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Exercises You Can Do Anywhere

May 27, 2015 | posted in: Exercise, Fitness Tip of the Week | by

Summer is on it’s way, along with summer travel. Here are some ideas for exercises that you can do anywhere! 1. Squats: Sit back in your heels like your sitting into a chair behind you. If these are too easy, you can try holding the squat position for 10 seconds or more.  See my post..

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Burn More Calories All Day

May 20, 2015 | posted in: Exercise, Fitness Tip of the Week | by

Since most people have sedentary jobs, we are always looking for ways to burn more calories during the day (besides the obvious answer of working out more). There are a lot of ideas and recommendations that we’ve all heard for how to burn extra calories throughout the day. Some of the most common are parking..

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