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FITNESS

Global Running Day June 1st

Global Running Day is TODAY June 1st so today I’m linking up with Kristen to share a little bit about my relationship with running and a look into my miles. When I first started my health journey back when I was in high school, running was how I would exercise.  I literally started by just […] Read more…

Flywheel Sports Class Review

I have always been a huge fan of group fitness classes.  There’s something about the vibe and energy you get from being surrounded by others that are motivated to stay healthy and get fit.  That being said though I always find it extremely difficult to work group fitness classes into my schedule because certain classes […] Read more…

Snow Day Workout

Remember as a kid how awesome it was to wake up for school during the Winter to find out it was a snow day.  Yea that feeling still happens as an adult.  I still had the feeling of excitement this morning when I got the text saying schools were closed, but unfortunately I wasn’t snuggled up in […] Read more…

Total Body Circuit Workout 1

Now that Summer is finally here I feel that everyone is in the mood to eat healthy, workout, and get fit.  You seriously have no excuse, the days are longer and the weather is nice.  However I know many fitness fanatics, myself included, occasionally need a switch up in our workout routines.  I will always love to […] Read more…

4 Upper Body Exercises

It’s that time of year ladies!  Time for tank tops, bikinis, and short shorts.  Next weekend is Memorial Day, which for some is the start of summer.  We have four weeks left of school and I am so excited to spend my days blogging, working out, recipe testing, and soaking up the sun. Since it’s […] Read more…

30 Minute Elliptical Interval Workout

The elliptical is a great machine to work your entire body plus you can use it a variety of different ways.  You can pedal forwards, backwards, change the incline or resistance, hands on or off, and complete sprints. The elliptical can get a bad rep because many people choose a workout program then zone out […] Read more…

Tabata Workout

If you are wondering how to fit a workout into your busy daily routine you HAVE to try TABATA INTERVAL Workouts.  You can get a total body workout in 20 minutes.  And everyone has time to schedule 20 minutes in for a workout even if it means setting that alarm clock a little earlier. The […] Read more…

Interval Treadmill Workout #1

Running has always been my favorite type of cardio.  In college I was totally guilty of setting the treadmill on 6.0 and people watching for 30-40 minutes straight.  While at least I was doing some type of cardio, on a treadmill you really want to be completing speed intervals or increase the incline in order to get a […] Read more…

Paper Plate Ab Workout

Think you need fancy equipment to get a good ab workout?  Think again!  If you have carpet and paper plates this is an amazing ab workout you can do at home.  The paper plates act as ‘sliders’.  If you don’t have carpet you could use towels or ‘sliders’  can be purchased at any sports equipment […] Read more…

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