When is YOUR leg day?

So before you hit up that trendy new bar (or your best friends couch) for Wine Down Wednesday, how about burning a few calories and getting long, lean summer-ready legs? You can probably drink wine WHILE doing this workout.... https://youtu.be/qJpeXz_BwRM?t=6s Part 1 of a four part leg series that builds on itself from the most … Continue reading When is YOUR leg day?

Six Things You Should Know About Acro Yoga

What are these monkeys doing? You might have heard of the new-ish trend gracing our nation's parks, yoga studios, and generally anywhere people can put down mats and hop on someone's feet. Yoga and acrobatics unite with a practice at least a decade old, although playing on feet has been around since forever (think balancing … Continue reading Six Things You Should Know About Acro Yoga

10 Ways to Avoid the Holiday Bulge

So it's that time of year again. Sweater weather, attending gatherings and parties with family and friends, stressful shopping… Pumpkin everything. Extra food everywhere. Some state that during the holiday season people gain between 7-10 pounds. Well, that's not entirely accurate. It's more like half a pound to two pounds for most people and varies person … Continue reading 10 Ways to Avoid the Holiday Bulge

Choose your own adventure workout: Part 6 – Core & Cardio

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Whaaaa... we're at the finale of the 6 part Choose Your Own Adventure workouts. Get it... it's Friday and you know you need a damn workout before you start happy hour at 3 PM. DESCRIPTION This is the last of a 6 part choose -your-own-adventure style workout series. This one has it all... cardio, core, … Continue reading Choose your own adventure workout: Part 6 – Core & Cardio

My first NPC bikini competition: The good, the bad, and the oily

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New Years Resolutions or 2015 Yearly Goals? You gotta know what you're working towards, or one day you'll look back and 10 years have gone by where you didn't accomplish a damn thing. LAST YEAR I competed in the bikini division of a fitness competition in June of 2014.  It's taken me six months to put … Continue reading My first NPC bikini competition: The good, the bad, and the oily

I’M HURT! How to stay healthy and recover quickly with an injury.

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Uh oh! A combination of coming back and hitting it hard after a three month hiatus, a *little* dehydration over Labor day weekend, and overall neglecting of how tight and overworked my muscles were at the time. So lifestyle can influence your body? Affect inflammation levels and make you more prone to swelling, pain, and bruising, … Continue reading I’M HURT! How to stay healthy and recover quickly with an injury.

VOTE. Get off your ass and DO SOMETHING.

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Today is the day. In 1920 women's suffrage ended when the 19th amendment was signed allowing women the right to vote. In 1965 LBJ signed the voting rights act to prevent racial discrimination in voting. Why have we become so complacent?  We're the bitchiest and laziest generation.  Get off your ass today and DO something … Continue reading VOTE. Get off your ass and DO SOMETHING.