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Spook-tacular Workout

“Halloween” is no excuse to pass on today’s workout! Plus, you will feel better after indulging in a bite-size Snicker bar or two later on! 8 Exercises to Get Your Vampire-blood Flowing Mummy Sit-Ups: 45 seconds Start: Lie on your back with legs … Continue reading

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CORE Fit Friday

Fun Friday Circuit …Make it happen! No regrets! WARM-UP Jogging in place:  1 minute Butt Kicks:  1 minute – 30 seconds (slow tempo), 30 seconds (fast tempo) High Knee Touch, Diagonal: 1 minute – 30 seconds each side Ice Skaters: … Continue reading

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Resistance Training Exercises: Beginner-Intermediate Level

I recently completed a Continuing Education Course (CEC) for my Spin Instructor Certification.  You might expect this course to be about cardiovascular fitness, however this course focused on resistance training.   The course examined how to apply resistance training to the Spinning program. … Continue reading

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Smart Play: Part 2

Do you need to increase your fitness motivation? Engage in Smart Play today! To perform smart play follow three (3) simple rules: Exercises must be easy to understand:  Be able to explain each exercise in 30 seconds or less. The duration of each exercise must take … Continue reading

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Smart Play: Part 1

Do you need a increase in your fitness motivation? Engage in Smart Play today! To perform smart play follow three (3) simple rules: Exercises must be easy to understand:  Be able to explain each exercise in 30 seconds or less. The duration of each … Continue reading

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Exercise Session #20

What is your fitness goal this year? More strength and core training? More cardio? Engage in a Spinning program? Participate in Cross Fit? Or, just join a gym? Regardless of your goal, try this mixed exercise circuit! For fitness beginners, it … Continue reading

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Exercise Session #19

Are you bored from your routine squat exercises? Are you in search of new exercises to add your “leg day”? Do you want to tone your quads, butt, and core? If you answered Yes to one or more of these questions, this … Continue reading

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Exercise Session #17

Do you spend 8 hours or more sitting at a desk 5 days/week? Do you experience eye strain and muscle soreness in your neck, shoulders, and back? Are you fatigued, stressed, and need a break? If you answered YES to one or more of … Continue reading

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Exercise Session #5

Phase 5:  Power Warm-Up Self-Myofasical Release (SMR) Calves (Gastrocnemius), IT-Band, Back (Latissimus Dorsi) Foam roll on muscle until tender (sore) region is felt.  Hold each tender region for 30 sec. Dynamic Stretches Tube Walking, Lunges, Medicine Ball Lift and Chop … Continue reading

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Exercise Session #1

Hit your Lower Body, Upper Body, and Abdominals with this heart-pumping, calorie-burning circuit! 30-minute circuit divided into (4) 6-minute microsessions Warm-Up:  5- 10 minutes Light-Moderate Cardio Activity Brisk Walk, Slow Jog, or Dynamic Stretching Lower Body:  6-minutes Ball Squat (against wall) … Continue reading

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