Kick Your Asana For Sculpted Buns And Thighs!

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Looking for an extra special, power packed workout for the holiday weekend or anytime of the year? No “butts” about it, this is it! My high intensity interval training workout is a client favorite. A powerful combination of plyometrics, strength training and cardio is the answer for strong sculpted buns and thighs, while burning excess […]

“Spirit Asana” Practice For a Truly Spectacular Start to Your Day!

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“As you embrace the present and become one with it, and merge with it, you will experience a fire, a glow, a sparkle of ecstasy throbbing in every sentient being. As you begin to experience this exultation of spirit in everything that is alive, as you become intimate with it, joy will be born within you, and you will drop the […]

5 Brain-Boosting Benefits of Cardio Exercise

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You know that logging miles on the treadmill can give you a trim body, but adding more cardio to your life will also ratchet up your smarts, boost your productivity, rev your energy, and turn you into an unstoppable success machine. Even one 30-minute cardio session pumps extra blood to your brain, delivering the oxygen […]

May-ed For Fitness: The 9-5 Guide to Staying Active

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If you feel hopeless and helpless when it comes to exercise – don’t give up, ever!  Enjoy this guest post from Matt Madeiro of Make Every Day Count Have a great day!  Allison Let’s see if this rings any bells. When the clock hits 8, I sit. I plop back in my rolling chair, crack […]

When Workouts Don’t Fit In Your Schedule (Or So You Think)

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I’ve mentioned before that my flexible work schedule allows me to exercise at different times. Unfortunately, lately my flexible work schedule has hindered the amount of time I spend working out. As in, I haven’t been moving as much as I was. If you ask me what a typical day for me is like, I […]

May-ed For Fitness – Interval Training Walking! Not Your Ordinary Walk Around the Block

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You say you only have 20-30 minutes for exercise? No problem. Let’s go! This short, yet powerful, interval style walking workout will provide plenty of cardiovascular, fat burning and bone building benefits! Focus on form, intensity and speed during each walking interval for optimal results. You will be feeling and looking fabulous in no time! […]

Light Weights Are Just as Good for Building Muscle, Getting Stronger, Researchers Find

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Lifting less weight more times is just as effective at building muscle as training with heavy weights, a finding by McMaster researchers that turns conventional wisdom on its head. The key to muscle gain, say the researchers, is working to the point of fatigue. “We found that loads that were quite heavy and comparatively light […]

Looking Ahead With Lauren: Beating The Dreaded “Unmotivation”

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Oh motivation, how easy you are to lose. That’s what I’ve been thinking about this past weekend. After enjoying some time off in Florida, the motivation to work out that I had finally obtained is quickly leaving once again. I had my workout clothes and running shoes in my bags, packed and ready to go, […]

My First Booty Shake With Zumba

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One of my goals for this year was to try new ways to stay fit and have fun. I’ve always been interested in trying Zumba after hearing so many good things about it. I’ve been reluctant because I’m not that greatest dancer or the most coordinated person in the world. Yet I still wanted to […]

Katrina Law’s Fiercely-Fit Workout

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American actress Katrina Law appeared on Spartacus: Blood and Sand for less than half of the season but she made an impression on fans, and her character Mira made an even bigger impression on Spartacus. Law, best known for an arc on the TV series Legend of the Seeker and the web series The Resistance, is back with Spartacus: Vengeance, which […]