This Little Piggy…

In September I decided to get back to the mat for yoga.  My practices had gotten fewer and farther between and I missed Yoga with Adriene (www.http://yogawithadriene.com/) and her dog Benji.  I also really missed the practice of yoga itself. And because I'm weird I can't do anything just to do it, I need to …

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All You Need for the Challenge

The challenge workouts are up.  The challenge calendar is available.  There's even a workout tracker so you can stay on plan. Click here to visit the Challenge page and get started! Missed a few days over the holiday?  No problem. Start now and swap out a few of the rest days with the missed workouts. …

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Welcome to the Holiday Hustle

The holidays are prime for falling off the health and fitness wagon.  Parties, late nights, egg nog, cookies, cool or downright cold weather, you name it, it's coming. . Hence the Holiday Hustle.  A 25 day challenge to provide some healthy structure to an unstructured time of year. Contrary to what you may be expecting it's not …

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Core Challenge Workout – Day 25

Feedback from my Boot-Camp was that Day 24 was “quite” a workout.    Well done for sticking with it! Today we’re taking a plank break and working on the side, front and lower portion of the abdominal area.   Enjoy! Here’s your Core Challenge Workout for today: Opposite Elbow to Knee Crunch – 25 repetitions Flutter/Scissors …

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Core Challenge Workout – Day 19

You are well over the halfway mark for our challenge, congratulations!  I hope you are as excited and enthusiastic today as you were at the beginning of the Core Challenge. Here’s your Core Challenge Workout for today: Plank Knee Cross w tap – 45 seconds Superpeople – 30 seconds Side Hip Raise  - 30 seconds …

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Core Challenge Workout – Day 18

Good morning Challengers! Here is your Core Challenge Workout for today: Plank Jacks - 30 seconds Knee to Chest to Elbow Plank - 45 seconds Bicycle Crunches - 45 seconds Repeat this sequence three times through. How to do the Exercises Plank Jacks From the high plank position (meaning on your hands) hop your feet …

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Core Challenge Workout – Day 17

Rested and raring to go?  Good to hear!  Today we are repeating a workout from earlier this month but we are cranking up the reps as well as the time. Here's your Core Challenge Workout for today: Plank – 45 to 60 seconds Side Cross – 25 seconds each side Do this sequence three times …

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Core Challenge Workout – Day 15

How are things going?  Are you feeling stronger?  Are the planks becoming a bit easier to hold?  Are you holding yourself taller?  Let me know what benefits you are experiencing so far! Here’s your Hump-Day Core Workout Challenge for today - you'll need a timer: Alternating Reach Planks  - 30 seconds Elevated Hip Raise – …

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Why We Need a Strong Core

If you are following my January Core Challenge Workouts I hope you are enjoying the experience.  Listen, I know, my idea of "enjoyment" is often different from a lot of people's so I hope you are at least appreciating the experience 🙂 For those of you who are still wondering why having a strong core …

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