In 1989 Randall Strossen published a skinny book called Super Squats: How to gain 30 Pounds of Muscle in 6 Weeks. The book’s big message was to use breathing squats to train as hard as you can, eat plenty of nutritious food and gain a lot of muscle. Although the subtitle promises 30 pounds in 6 … [Read more...]
Exercise of the Week – Single Leg Squat
Squats are a hard thing to master. Single leg squats look difficult but it allows you to focus all your efforts onto one leg for maximum results. You will definitely FEEL this exercise, that's how effective it really is! This will lift your butt, and strengthen your legs … [Read more...]
Get A Booty But No Thunder Thighs!
That is a true statement, but doing squats also build your quad area, AKA your thighs AND what if you're like me and you DON'T want your thighs to grow?! Well, let's start by eliminating squats. Yup. So long Squats! FitTip Fact #1: To not make your thighs grow, avoid exercises that … [Read more...]
Pinterest Fitness Round Up
It's official we stalk pinterest at night for tips, tricks, recipes, and new gadgets. Here are some of our favorite pins to date! Baked Apple Chips Life Doesn't Have to Be Perfect Define Your Waistline With … [Read more...]
Are You Ready For The Squat Challenge?!
The internet has been buzzing since mid April with this 30 Day Squat Challenge. I love a challenge and I LOVE squats because let's be honest, everyone's butt can use a lift. Confession, I got wind of this 30 Day Squat Challenge from Khloe Kardashain. I'm not a huge Kardashian fan because like … [Read more...]
Life’s a Beach and Then You Get Fit – Beach Workout Routine
With summer quickly approaching, I can’t help but get excited about all the fun summer beach workout routines you can do to stay fit and active. I hope some of these ideas inspire you to hit the sand and give them a try. You don’t have to wait for summer so get your fit on! Go on soak up some sun … [Read more...]
Pinterest Exercises Dissected – Monday
Do these exercises one aft the other, 1 set of each. Once you have completed 1 round, rest for 1 to 2 minutes. Then repeat for a total of 3 -4 totals rounds. (Picture Sources: rippednfit.com / allfitness.gr / … [Read more...]
Exercises From Pinterest Dissected – Part 1 – Saturday
This is one of the most popular exercise pins on Pinterest. However, if you aren't a fitness professional you may not know what the heck these moves are! I have received several questions about the exercises on this list. SO, I thought I would break them down into a series of … [Read more...]
Move Your Workout Outside With Our Summer Workout Routine
With the summer right around the corner it is time to take advantage of this beautiful weather. Here are my 5 favorite reasons to get out of the gym and get fit outdoors. 5. It’s a good routine buster 4. There are no crowds to deal with outside versus the gym where it really busy … [Read more...]
Jump Start Your Weekend With This Full Body Workout Routine
The stress of the week is slowing down so it's time to ramp up your workout! Make the most out of your time with this exercise routine below. These fitness tips will help you burn calories, lose body fat, and fire up your metabolism over the weekend. 12-15 Step Back … [Read more...]
Trainer Tips – Are You Doing Squats Correctly?
Squats have been a staple in fitness for years! They are essential for daily activities such as rising from a chair, getting off the toilette and defining key body parts such as thighs, butt, and hamstrings. While everyone squats on a daily basis (without really knowing) very few people … [Read more...]
TRX Review – A Trainer’s Take On This Popular Piece Of Equipment
Born out of the NAVY SEALs, TRX is a versatile piece of exercise equipment that is portable, durable, and easy to use. The TRX utilizes your own bodyweight as resistance in which you can push, pull, squat, and any other movement you could imagine. As a personal trainer, I tried out the … [Read more...]