22 Jun

How I Burn 26% More Calories in A Workout—A Case Study

The Benefits of Step Aerobics How I Burn 26% More Calories in A Workout—A Case Study I may receive a commission if you purchase something mentioned in this post.  Please see more details here.  Thank you! I’m going to tell you how I burn 26% more calories in my workouts

3 Mar

The Day I Met a Dorito—A Love Story

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What if I told you that I ate my first Dorito when I was 9 years old? It was magical. The proof of the power in that little chip lies in my memory of the moment. My memory, in general, is worthless. It’s embarrassing.  (I was in a car crash at

19 Jul

The Best Fitness Apparel Sites for Women Today

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How to Make Your Next Workout Better—The Best Fitness Apparel Sites for Women Today (In My Opinion) Where do you buy your workout clothes? If your answer is any of the following: A. Garage Sales B. I’m wearing the same tights, baggy t-shirt, and legwarmers that I bought in 1983

6 Jul

Cathe Live Review (Athletic Conditioning LIVE)

Athletic Conditioning–A Cathe Live Review Athletic Conditioning is a Live Cathe Friedrich workout that will rev up your metabolism for the entire day. *If you don’t already have a membership to access the hundreds of live Cathe Friedrich routines then GET MORE INFORMATION HERE.  I recommend you sign up.  

28 Jun

Bathing Suits & Badasses

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QUESTIONS WITH NO (GOOD) ANSWERS If you’d found yourself in the bathing suit section of Dillard’s a few weeks ago you might have heard some sad, colorful language emanating from the farthest corner of the dressing room. Phrases I uttered during the first 2-piece I tried on: When did I

13 Jun

A P90X3 Review of Decelerator

P90X3 Decelerator—It’s All About the Landing “Balance your ability to go up strong and come down safe with multi-angle deceleration training.”—Beachbody, P90X3 Decelerator “What goes up must come down.  And in sports it’s the coming down where you mostly get injured.  Decelerator turns explosive training on its head not only

31 May

How to Get Motivated to Exercise Right Now (Or Not)

When You’d Rather Do Anything Than Exercise 5 Ways to Deal With a Bad Fitness Day Exercise Schmexercise. Some days when I’ve been dealing with the kinks, bends, and potholes of life for 8 hours, the thought of exercise is about as exciting as a gyno appointment. I mean some

10 May

A Review of ICE Chiseled Upper Body

ICE: Chiseled Upper Body is the Perfect Routine to Start Strength Training Do you have to have dumbbells to do this workout? Yes, yes you really do. But adding strength-training to your exercise schedule is such a GREAT THING TO DO Why? Because you’ll see changes in your body when

3 May

Body Beast for Women–Beast Cardio Routine

Not sure if Body Beast is for Women? I’m here to tell you that Body Beast is definitely for women, too. Just because the Body Beast creators forgot to put a woman on the team of this particular routine (there are women in some of the other Body Beast workouts)

26 Apr

P90X3 Ab Ripper, P90X2, and P90X—All 3 Ab Rippers Compared

The Real Differences between the Ab Ripper X Workouts I vividly remember saying this to my best friend during high school:  “Spring break is next week.  I have 7 days to get a 6-pack…” And believe it or not, I was talking about the stomach I wanted, not an alcoholic

12 Apr

The Top 5 Fitness Apparel Subscription Programs—Your Ultimate Guide

The Best Athletic Clothes Subscription Box Options for Women Can you relate to this list? Top 3 Things that motivate me to exercise: 1. NEW FITNESS APPAREL 2. Cool exercise tools 3. New workout videos What if I told you that you could put one of those 3 things (my number

5 Apr

A Body Beast Review—A Look at Body Beast Total Body

Girls, Get Sculpted and Sexy with Sagi Girls, listen up. What if I told you that Body Beast is NOT just for men? Here’s a reminder of what the Body Beast program looks like: Is Body Beast for Women? Yes!  Body Beast is for any woman who wants to create a

30 Mar

A T25 Review of Beta Dynamic Core

Create Beautiful Abs in 25 Minutes with Beta Dynamic Core I don’t love every Focus T25 routine but Beta Dynamic Core isn’t bad. The routine uses original exercises to hit your core from every angle and exhaust your abs in about 25 minutes. I’ll tell you exactly which exercises are

28 Mar

Here’s What Happened Between me and Shaun T…

Dear Shaun T, I’ve known you for a long time now. We’ve kicked, planked, and burpee’d together through So. Many. Workouts.  (I have to confess I’ve never tried any of your dance programs, though.) You’ve tarzan-yelled words of encouragement at me and used your team to teach me perfect form.

16 Mar

Hi Lo Cardio & Core Live Cathe Friedrich

Hi Lo Cardio & Core Live-One Part Fun, Two Parts Tough You’ll try this routine for the Cardio but you’ll come back for the Core. Hi Lo Cardio & Core Live is primarily a cardio workout but the core section is the part that’ll get your attention (and the reason

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