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Sculpt and tone your entire body with this yoga inspired, total body strength training session that you can do in a small space with a single set of dumbbells. Level: Intermediate/Advanced Equipment: A mat, 1 set of lighter dumbbells (I'm using 5 lbs) Intensity: Moderate GET OUR "WALK ON: WALK THE WEIGHT OFF" 30 DAY… Read more...

HIIT, Tabata, CrossFit, kettlebells - all the fitness headlines seem to shout out the virtues of these types of killer cardio sessions in the name of efficiency and effectiveness. If you've been exercising regularly, chances are you are probably incorporating this type of maximum effort training into your regular routine (or maybe it's the entirety… Read more...

You've probably heard this advice before (maybe even from a personal trainer or fitness expert) that exercising on an empty stomach (also often referred to as 'fasted cardio') is a great way to burn fat and lose weight FAST (pardon the pun). Let's start with the rationale behind this advice. The idea is that exercising… Read more...

Struggling to master a full push up? You aren't alone. Push ups are a great exercise that engages almost every muscle in your body, but they aren't exactly easy to do! Here are 4 easy ways to modify a push up (shown from easiest to most challenging) to help you progress and build the strength… Read more...

  Is the excitement of setting that New Year's resolution beginning to fade as the reality of day to day life sets back in? If you're finding yourself feeling a bit overwhelmed by your goal to lose 50 pounds, exercise daily and eliminate junk food, stop a take a breath for a moment. Sometimes its better to focus… Read more...

Forget those exercise programs that say you have to throw up, faint or pass out to see results.. That’s crazy! Exercise should be effective, but it should also be fun, and most importantly, make you feel good! Otherwise, why would you ever want to keep doing it? Hands down, the most important part of any… Read more...

You've probably heard the word 'Tabata' by now (and if you haven't you will!). So what exactly is this hot new fitness trend and why you should care about it? What is 'Tabata'? The term 'Tabata' was coined after the Japanese researcher Dr. Izumi Tabata, who compared the effectiveness of short, very high intensity training (bursts of… Read more...