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CORE Fit Friday

It is Friday at last! Round up your friends, family, or coworkers and gather in an open space… Release this week’s stress, tone your core, build lower and upper body strength, and have fun! WARM-UP (2x) Jog in place: 30 seconds … 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 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 #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 #16

A heart-pumping, metabolism-boosting full body work out that can be performed anywhere, anytime – No gym required! There are no excuses! Circuit #1 10 Squats/1 Push-Up 9 Squats/2 Push-Ups 8 Squats/3 Push-Ups 7 Squats/4 Push-Ups 6 Squats/5 Push-Ups 5 Squats/6 Push-Ups 4 … Continue reading

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Exercise Session #10

Phase 2:  Active Flexibility & Strength Endurance Warm-Up Self-Myofascial Release (SMR) Calves  (Gastrocnemius/Soleus), Tensor Fascia Latae, Adductors, Quadriceps, Hip Flexors, Latissimus Dorsi, Thoracic Spine Gently foam roll each muscle group until tight (sore) region is felt, and then press and … 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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Simplify Your Fitness and Try a HIIT Work Out Today!

Many of us have busy lives, which often allows little time to exercise.  The solution? High Intensity Interval Training, or “HIIT.”  HIIT enables you to work out for less time and receive better results.  This heart-pumping, vigorous type of training features short, intense cardiovascular exercises … Continue reading

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A Quick Work Out to Add to Your Weekend Routine!

Think You Don’t Have Any Time to Exercise this Weekend? Think Wrong!   Here is a quick, high intensity circuit to do in 10 minutes or less! 12 simple exercises and the only required tools are a chair, wall, and YOU! There are … Continue reading

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