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Can You Hang Workout

  What had happened was.  Last week I was sick and recuperating so no workout at all.  Do you think my trainer cared?  Heck NO!  She just added MORE weight?  Is she bananas?  I was almost done doing the squat/lunge/shoulder press combo!  But I made it and lived to tell the story!  Try this workout and let me know how you do by ...

Can You Hack It Workout

  I walked into the gym to workout with Heather Thursday that blew my mind.  She immediately had me work on what I consider the WEAKEST part of my body.  But you never know how strong you really are until pushed.  She actually went up on weight the entire workout and I hung in there.  Barely  - but I made it to the end.  I also ...

You Can Do It Workout

Back to the grind again today.  This morning my trainer really amped it up and kept it mixed up and interesting.  My body is trying to recover.  :-)  Try this workout and let me know how you do. Equipment needed:  Hand weights Cable machine Leg press machine Squat machine Bench Print Workout Here: Exercise Reps Weight Leg ...

Monte Sanders Optimum Total Body Boot Camp

Who has participated in a fitness boot camp?  I have never done it and am quite intrigued by the idea.  As many of you know I work out with a trainer 2 times a week and have been doing so well over 14 months.  Every now and again I feel like I need and/or want an additional challenge.  Not saying my workouts are challenging - but I like to ...

Fabulous Fitale Workout

Thursdays are my group workout days with my trainer.  Now there are a couple of things about Thursday workouts. #1 Our workouts start at 5:30 am!  UGH I have to get up earlier. #2 I am usually still sore from my workout on Tuesday! With all of that said - 30 grueling minutes later is normally met with my sweaty face, exhausted pant and ...

Anxiety And Myths, What Is Holding You Back?

Submitted by: Tim Joseph The following is what I have learned from years of trying to accomplish my own fitness goals. I know a lot of out of shape people who wish they could get themselves in good shape.  For every person that says "I want to look good in a bathing suit" there are a thousand excuses as to why they cannot get themselves off ...

Fierce Fitale Workout

After a 3 week break, I took it back to the gym with my trainer Heather.  It was like I hadn't missed a step even though I am a little sore right now.  Try this workout and let me know how you feel afterwards.  Hopefully you feel feminine and FIERCE! Equipment needed: Dumbbells Bench Print Workout Here:   Exercise ...

Fireworks Workout

Last year I worked out with my trainer first thing in the morning.  It helped keep me motivated and not feel guilty when I hung out and ate at the cookout before the fireworks!  Keep pushing and don't let up. Equipment Needed: Hand weights Step bench Gliders Print Workout Here:   Exercise Reps Weight 1. Walking lunges 12 25 2. ...

Vacation Time Workout

This is one of my trainer's all time favorites!  I did this workout some time last year and can still feel the "burn".  Try and let me know how you feel afterwards by leaving a comment below! Equipment Needed: Barbell Step Bench Exercise Reps Weight Walking lunges 12 25 Squats 20 25 Shoulder presses (palms facing each other)...

Make Me Stronger Workout

This morning I woke up and felt good.  Had good energy and sipped on water prior to this workout.  It is intense because my trainer incorporated a bunch of trisets and combinations that kept the body working and guessing.  On my way home I passed my husband on the way to the gym - he thought he would still catch me there to "smoke me" as he ...

How Bad Do You Want It Workout

  This workout session was a very intense yet exhilirating one.  We went nonstop in a major superset with a lot of exercises and then just repeated.  I am feeling it now in my glutes!  Try it and tell me how you feel afterwards. Equipment needed:  Barbell Platform or step bench Bench Exercise Reps Weight in   Pounds ...

The Early Bird

There is an old cliche - the early bird catches the worm and you know - when it comes to working out, that's me.  See I am an early riser and someone who has the most of her energy in the morning hours vs. the afternoon or evening timeframe.  I wake up bursting...and ready to do something.  That is why an early morning run is the best for ...

I’m Too Old For This Workout

This workout had me crawling out of the gym.  I mean...literally on hands and knees crawling past folks coming in the door! Equipment needed:  Hamstring curl machine Stepmill Bosu ball First Set Exercise Reps Weight Hamstring curl 12 60 lbs Hamstring curl - top half 12 60 lbs Hamstring curl - pulses 12 30 lbs Walking ...

Fitness Idol – Jade Teta and Jill Coleman

A few nights ago on Facebook the Metabolic Effect team hosted a 1 hour Q&A session with Jade Teta who is one of the authors of The Metabolic Effect Diet book.  He is a biochemist, holistic physician and personal trainer!  Phew!  The session was wonderful and it looked like he responded to each and every person's questions.  I was impressed ...

Is It Over Yet Workout

I recently started running the neighborhood with one of my neighbors.  The entire run is 3.65 miles and includes hills with varying grades.  The first hill is extremely STEEP!  Anywho we both workout with trainers on Tuesday and Thursday and decided to run together on Wednesdays and Fridays.  Well she texted (sp?) me last night wanting to know ...

HIIT the Hills Routine

Ok I am not going to lie..you will be WHIPPED after this one but it will be all worth it!  If anyone is like me (I'm currently working on Operation Bikini Bahamas) then to achieve my current fitness goals will require some heavy-handed workouts!  If you are with me, and have your own personal fitness mission for the summer leave a comment and ...

Get It In Workout

Typically once a week I workout with a trainer and a friend of mine together in a group.  Below is one of the workouts she had for us. Equipment Needed: Water Towel Positive attitude Row machine Cable machine Exercise Reps Weight Cable Machine Squat   position row 12 22.5 lbs Lunge back   row 12 22.5 lbs Standing   chest ...

My Arms Hurt Workout

This workout is a CRAZY arm workout that will have you feeling like the HULK in no time!  This is courtesy of one of the members of the Femme Fitale Fitness group.  Everyone can thank her later.  :-) Equipment needed:  Dumb bells Bench My Arms Hurt Workout Exercise Reps Weight in   Pounds Alternating shoulder press 12...