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21 day fix extreme day 1: plyo fix extreme

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21 day fix extreme day 1: plyo fix extreme

Ouch! Fully drenched in sweat after that one! 5 rounds, 2 exercises per round, 30 seconds per exercise, do each exercise twice. Sounds simple enough, right? Oh man…. It was rough! My legs were ON FIRE!! Felt awesome to finish though! Round 1: squat jumps + split squat jumps Round 2: single leg squat jumps…

21 Day Fix: Vegan Style

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21 Day Fix: Vegan Style

Did you know there’s now a 21 Day Fix VEGAN PLAN?! Yep. More things moved over to the red column (so there are more options than just tofu, tempeh, and veggie burgers!) and now there are two types of yellows AND you get more yellow containers in your days.   so what are all the 21 day…

Hammer & Chisel

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Hammer & Chisel

Wanna know why I’m so excited about the Master’s Hammer & Chisel? Because it looks a-ma-zing!! Some highlights? 12 different workouts so you don’t get bored! I love programs where you do something different every day. Don’t get me wrong, P90X is awesome with chest & back monday, plyo tuesday, yoga wednesday, etc. But i…

Scared of the weight room?

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Scared of the weight room?

I used to be so scared to lift weights. My first intro to lifting was in high school where we made a terrible attempt at getting into a lifting routine as cheerleaders. I feel like it lasted a week or two tops. I gave up my lifting and my workouts were pretty much limited to…

PiYo: Day 10 (Wednesday) – Core

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PiYo: Day 10 (Wednesday) – Core

what’s up core! i love the PiYo core workout so much! i haven’t done it in ages so expect to feel properly sore tomorrow. there’s a lot of good core work in there that my body isn’t used to doing! such a great 30 minute workout. i had a 6:30 AM meeting today (and tomorrow……

PiYo: day 9 (Tuesday) – Define: Lower Body

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is it just me or have i done this workout a lot already? it’s a great one, don’t get me wrong, but dude. it’s only 20 minutes. and it’s not like T25 where you’re killing it for 25 minutes! it’s hard for me to trust that i’m getting a kickass workout in when it’s so short…

PiYo: Day 8 (Monday) – Sweat

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PiYo: Day 8 (Monday) – Sweat

Got my sweat on again today! seriously love this workout but man oh man those down dogs in the core section are cray cray! my shoulders are shaking and i’m really focused on my breathing to get through it. can’t wait to see how this gets easier over time… eesh! After the PiYo sweat sesh i…

PiYo: Day 4 (Thursday) — Define: Upper Body

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PiYo: Day 4 (Thursday) — Define: Upper Body

today was some PiYo upper body and it’s only 20 minutes long and feels more like a core workout… but let me tell ya i’m already feeling it! yep. this is why i love PiYo- you don’t even realize you’re working! I added on some PiYo live round 42, which is the newest one i’m…

PiYo: Day 3 (Wednesday) + Audition Day!

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PiYo: Day 3 (Wednesday) + Audition Day!

so i woke up feeling a bit sluggish from the martinis last night. not cool. luckily my audition wasn’t til noon. i wanted EVERYTHING in the world in my belly though. mostly chocolate chip cookies and deep dish pizza. luckily i have the best sister in the world and she made me chocolate chip cookies!…

PiYo: Day 2 (Tuesday) AKA my Dill-icious Day!

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PiYo: Day 2 (Tuesday) AKA my Dill-icious Day!

so today’s workout was practicing the same two PiYo sections over and over again. I recorded myself to critique myself but it’s hard to tell how good my cue-ing is because i know the moves so it sounds natural to me but might not be to someone who has no idea what’s coming up. i…

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