Posts Tagged “exercise”

My Love Affair… with Running. and Treadmills.

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My Love Affair… with Running. and Treadmills.

Once upon a time I was in junior high and we had to run “the mile”. I dreaded mile running day. Not because I wasn’t in good shape but because i had to run. in a circle. for a mile. it was brutal. i was not a fan. fast forward a few years to high…

Shaun Week Day 2 Recap

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Shaun Week Day 2 Recap

Pure cardio booty kicking sweaty good time! Always a good time with Shaun T!

Should you exercise when you’re sick?

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Should you exercise when you’re sick?

I know i know… we all like black and white answers. but… not everything is cut and dry. the only black & white answer here is if you have a fever, don’t work out. Everything else… it depends. My rules (and i am NOT a doctor so please consult your doctor on this!) are: if…

Max:30 Day 3

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Max:30 Day 3

Rocked my workout this morning! Holla! Did Tabata Power and from what I remember of doing max:30 in January this was my favorite workout but we’ll see… i may take back that statement! The hardest part of that one for me is the tricep section! SO how the workout works is there are sets of exercises you…

5 Minutes of Burpees: 6 Variations

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So this morning I wasn’t in the mood to work out really. I wanted to work out but didn’t really know what i wanted to do. Cize wasn’t really doing it for me… it was dreary outside and didn’t feel like running. So i figured i’d lift weights. So i jumped on BOD and browsed…

FitLife Travel

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I travel. Like… a lot. Mostly for work (I go to Chicago one week a month) but for fun too! And when traveling you get thrown off from your awesome habits and routine you have when you’re home… and that stinks! But if you do a little advance planning (which I’m getting better at every…

Running Shoes!!

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Finding good running shoes is harder than finding a single guy in his 30s that has a job, works out, and loves life. OK… maybe not quite that hard (seriously though ladies… amiright?!) but finding those perfect shoes… those shoes that will hug your feet in just the right way and minimize the pain that…

From TurboJam to TurboFire to TurboFitLife!

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So I did ChaLEAN Extreme back in 2010 and that was really my gateway drug into fitness. And on one of the ChaLEAN DVDs there’s a TurboJam workout that I tried one day and my life was changed. I absolutely loved it!! It combined choreography (very simple repetitive stuff) with awesome music and energy and…

It takes 21 days to make or break a habit

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It takes 21 days to make or break a habit

You may have heard all the hype about the new 21 day fix extreme that launched today (and if you haven’t, why aren’t we facebook friends yet?!) and wondered “what exactly is the 21 day fix? And what’s different about the extreme version?”. Well I’m here to help you navigate the 21 Day Fix (the…

Insanity MAX:30- The Real Deal

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Insanity MAX:30- The Real Deal

If you follow my fitness journey you know I’ve been doing Insanity MAX:30 lately. I started in December and re-started in January after a week off during the holidays. Here’s everything you need to know about Shaun T’s latest and greatest program: What Is It? MAX:30 is trying to tire you out. When you “max…

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