Today, my training buddy and I decided to put together an upper body workout that also served as a killer abdominal workout. We didn’t incorporate one abdominal crunch; rather, the majority of the exercises we performed required balance and serious core stability
One of the best ways to keep your diet exciting without getting off track is to have fun with veggies. High in fiber and low in calories, vegetables are the ultimate clean-eating companions. Now, I’m not one of those people who can snack happily on raw veggies. Boring. Rather, I love my veggies steamed, grilled, sautéed or, especially, roasted.
Glute training is a hot topic these days. There are trainers who are “experts” in butt development, DVDs devoted to the topic, and glute workouts in just about every fitness publication.
If you’re anything like me, you can easily get in a rut with your ab training and find yourself just performing a few sets of crunches and leg raises to “check abs off the list.” But, when the work doesn’t result in an ounce of soreness or at least provide a good burn, it’s time to switch something up. My latest discovery for ab training is the TRX...
It’s almost May, and we only have a few more months until we strip down for summer! As you know, a good diet is paramount to helping us achieve our summer slimdown goals. However, what is a “good diet?” There are tons of different trendy “diets” out there for you to follow. Most will work IF you can stick with them long enough.
After being on the road for a week with minimal training time, I came home ready to sweat and with some extra calories to burn. (This summer countdown is on!) Looking for some training inspiration, I browsed through the FitnessRx For Women online content and was reminded of the ultimate HIIT workout: Tabatas.
In case you missed it, January 24th was National Peanut Butter Day. To celebrate the creamy goodness, I created a quick and easy protein cookie recipe that honors one of the greatest peanut butter creations of all time— the PB&J.
I’m always in search of new ways to train. Consistently switching things up keeps my motivation up and my progress on the fast track. Within the last few weeks, I’ve been experimenting with something I haven’t used in years— resistance bands.
When it comes to fit living, I’ve found that training consistently is usually not as challenging as eating clean consistently. For years, that was certainly the case for me. I would spend tons of time working hard in the gym and not see any change in my physique, because my diet was a mess. But, after years of successes and failures, I discovered what I believe to be the keys to mastering and maintaining a clean diet...
I’ve put together a list of strategies to help you slay those sugar-craving monsters that sneak up and threaten your perfectly healthy day. Give them a try.