Posts Tagged "home exercise"

Strength Training Tips

Whether you are doing heavy lifting, body weight exercises, bootcamp-style or mat work, there are a few very important things to remember for your resistance training practice. Some of you may know this and forget, so I figured it’s time for a little cheat-sheet reminder! 1) If you are doing something that involves moving the limbs – squats, push-ups, rows, lateral raises, lunges… anything at all – never lock your joints. If you are repeatedly “locking out” your elbows in an overhead press with every repetition, the load is transferring from the anterior delts to the elbow joints. In a squat, if you are letting your knees “lock...

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New Video – Beginner Strength Workout

New Video – Beginner Strength Workout

Here is a complete circuit, appropriate for the beginner or even intermediate for a quick butt-kicking. You will hit every part of the body, and keep the heart rate up! Tighten, tone, strengthen, and blast fat. Safe for post-pregnancy, too (once your doctor gives you the go ahead, of course). So follow along. Work hard!

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New Video: Beginner Butt Circuit!

New Video: Beginner Butt Circuit!

I follow requests! This is what was asked of me this week. Glad to know I’m not the only one obsessed with glute training… People have excitedly tried this one out already! It feels so GOOD to build a strong butt!

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New Video: Summer Abs

New Video: Summer Abs

One of my favourite exercises for strengthening the whole core and attaining ab definition. Lean, sexy and shaped abdominals – try it out! Beginners, start with a side plank with your knees on the floor. After you can get to 15 seconds, progress to feet on the floor. After 25 seconds, progress to the following: Side Plank with Feet on the Bosu.

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New Video: One Legged Mountain Climbers

New Video: One Legged Mountain Climbers

I have for you another blast for the heart rate, another HIIT exercise to put in the middle of a circuit for that full-body fat blast! Welcome to the one-legged mountain climber. The mountain climber performed with two legs is a fantastic little exercise to kick the heart rate up, to warm up all the muscles in the body and to activate the core. This one literally gives the mountain climber a leg up! Lift a leg, and it places far more demands on the upper body, core, and the leg and butt of the “climbing” leg. GIVE IT A SHOT! :)

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