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GIT IT #Workout

I worked out two days in a row.  Not just any ol' workout but hit the weights twice back-to-back.  I normally don't do that.  It was good.  We primarily worked the upper body today since the lower body was worked yesterday.  I normally am a little more chatty with Heather at least during my rest periods but today I was in thought.  What was ...

This Is Me

I am a regular career wife and mom who is inspired DAILY by strong men and women committed to a healthy lifestyle and fitness!  I even plan to attend my first Arnold Competition in 2013.  Too psyched!  With that said - here is my starting point I wanted to share with those of you who have not seen nor met me in person. I have 1 dress size to ...

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 ...

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 ...

Run For Your Life Cardio

Cardio is known to really burn that fat if you do it proper.  You must challenge yourself.  I found this cardio workout online and it was created by a triathalon coach - GULP!  It should be done on a 1% incline at all times. Leave me a comment and let me know how it goes. Equipment needed: Treadmill Print off workout here: Run For Your ...

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 ...

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 ...

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...

Are We Done Yet Workout

So today we hit the Smith Machine pretty hard.  I was a bit winded due to the extended weekend of lazying around and hanging out at the amusement park but I got up early and pushed on.  Didn't help that I only got about 5.5 hours of sleep last night.  I know I know I must do better but was watching the movie "Contraband" and just had to see ...

A Quickie

During a holiday weekend like this weekend it can be a challenge making time to work out when spending time with family and friends BUT here is a quickie workout that will at least allow you to achieve some activity for the day even if it doesn't burn all of the extra calories you may be consuming during this fun time! ENJOY and let me know ...

Go For It Workout

Should have known I was going to have a challenging day when my high pony tail got caught in the car door this morning!  I walk into the gym and lo' and behold...it is humid....and muggy.  Where is the air conditioner when you need it?  With that much dampness in the air it really helps with the AROMA of the entire place.  Yes, I complained ...

No Future in Your Frontin’ Workout

This workout is one of my favs because I enjoy the multi-faceted usage of the cable machine. Equipment needed: Cable machine Balance ball Leg press Dumbbells First Set Exercise Reps Weight Cable machine –   squats, shoulder presses 10 10 Cable machine – squat   position, alternating shoulder presses 20 ...

And Then There Was One

  This workout was completed a few months ago but I still remember it like it was yesterday!  OUCH! Equipment needed: Platform or bench Dumbbells Exercise Reps Weight Step up lunges on platform – left 12 20 lbs Step up lunges on platform – right 12 20 lbs Bicep curl and shoulder press 15 20 lbs Close grip incline ...

Run For Your Lives Workout

Due to extenuating circumstances I have not been able to get to the gym at ALL this week OR to my home gym.  The last time I worked out with weights was Friday, 5/11th and today was my first time back in the gym.  I sort of knew I would regret it.  I hooked up with Heather the trainer and she proceeded to start with the challenging workout.  I ...

Bust Your Butt Workout

Exercise Weight Reps Walking lunges 40 lbs 12 reps Squats 40 lbs 12 reps Shoulder presses (palms facing each other) 40 lbs 12 reps Alternating bicep curls 15 lbs each 30 reps Kick backs 20 lbs each 15 reps Calf raises 40 lbs 50 reps REPEAT Box jumps NA 15 reps Wall sit NA ...

What I’m Listening To

When I workout I need some heart-pounding, body-rocking, bass-thumping music in my ears.  My propensity for the BASS comes from my years spent at one of the best universities in the country, Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University! Go Rattlers!!! So let's go...this is what I am listening to this week.  I tend to rotate my music about ...

Longevity Workout (FitnessRx Magazine)

Keep it fit by working this full body workout as instructed below.  Nothing ventured, nothing gained...Let's GO!

My Thursday workout with trainer

I have a wonderful personal trainer.  She works at Brick Bodies which is a local franchise here in Baltimore, MD.  She is inspiring and is a professional ballerina dancer. I enjoy working out with her and she is very knowledgeable about health and wellness.  I ask her a lot of questions and if she doesn't know, she will research and follow up ...