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Trainer Tip – Build Muscle

Here's a fun fact. If you want to burn calories and torch fat you're better off hitting the weight room (or carving out a few feet of space in your kid's room). Strength training, whether you lift weights, use resistance bands, or your own bodyweight, offers many benefits. Here are just a few: Boosts your …

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Fitness Friday – A Quickie

Here is my go-to strength training workout when I'm really, really, really short on time.  Squats, Push Ups and a Plank.  That's it. Do 3-5 sets of 10 each of the squats and pushups, then settle in for a 60 second plank. You can mix up the squats (with or without weights or a band) and …

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Plank Challenge Anyone?

I think we need a challenge.  I also think a 20 day plank challenge is the ticket.  Even if you've done one of the challenges before and are thinking "C'mon Keli, get creative already", I'm going to bet you a nickle that unless you're in a structured class you're not consistently doing a plank. Planks …

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Total Body Blast

The Holiday Hustle.   Here's how it works.    Subscribe to the blog to get the workouts daily. If you need structure, print out the 25 day calendar and check off the days as you go along.  Click here for a copy of the full 25 day challenge.   Always warm up prior to beginning. Check with a doctor …

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The Bare Minimum – Travel Edition

I am pretty disciplined about my workout schedule.  Even on vacation.  Whether a 10 day Hawaiian getaway or a 4 day road trip, I set a plan to get in the bare minimum of exercise each day. Bare minimum?  Yep.  Just enough to break a sweat and stick to my schedule.  Because let's be real  …

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Perfect Your Plank

Here's how to perfect your plank.   And be patient young Padawan, this one takes some getting used to.  Lay face down on the ground. Position your hands slightly to the outside of your shoulders, fingertips pointing forward. Pull your elbows close to your body. Roll your shoulders down and back away from your ears. …

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Your Final Holiday Hustle Workouts

We're going to make life a little easier for you in case you're traveling, working hard before the holiday or out and about.  Here are your next 4 days of workouts.  Keeping it short and sweet so you have NO excuses to get something done. Wednesday 12/21:  10 Pushups, 10 Squats, 10  Jumping Jacks - …

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