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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)...

Keep On – D Train Video

If you do not have this on your playlist - it is an awesome workout song!  Yes it is from the 80's....and right when I am about to give up on push ups....the chorus chimes in! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qY1RvCU0rII  

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 ...

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 ...

Tank Top Arms Workout

Try this workout to develop beautifully toned arms with this Tank Top Arms Workout. Who can perform this workout? If you have mobility in your shoulders and elbows you can perform this workout.  Before starting or trying any new exercise program be sure to consult with your physician first. [Tweet "Use this workout to get your arms tank top ...

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 ...

Push Up Variations

I enjoy watching Peter Carvell, Home Fitness Expert, of 6 Pack Abs.  I've been watching his challenging videos for well over a year and he keeps things interesting.  I bet you noticed I said "watching".  I haven't actually tried a specific routine but have done each and every exercise he has showcased on my own in the gym during a variety of ...

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!

Femme Fitale Fever Workout

Happy Workout Wednesday!!!! Every Wednesday I will post one of my most favorite workouts designed by my personal trainer.  Please note, before starting any workout program check with your physician.  Also, please adjust the weights to your fitness level.  The weights noted in these workouts were set based on my fitness level at the time the ...

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 ...