Yoga Is The Ultimate Workout

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I always tell my personal training clients that if you can only do one or two workouts a week then “make it a yoga class.”

Many people are intimidated by yoga. That’s understandable when you see some of the challenging poses posted on social media or streaming on your computer. There is a common misconception that you have to be extremely flexible to do yoga.

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However yoga can be a deep spiritual experience for one person and simply a workout to improve flexibility for another person.  Most gyms or yoga studios offer a wide variety of classes such as beginner, intermediate and advanced.

The many benefits are improved muscle tone, flexibility, balance, focus, and core strength.

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Most gyms and fitness centers offer a variety of yoga classes or you can try YouTube for a  Beginner Yoga Class. Consider adding yoga to your current workout routine and check out my article Preconceived Ideas and Yoga .  Who knows -it could become your new favorite workout!

Improve Your Health; Prepare For Success

Prepare for a great week. Buy plenty of fresh fruits and veggies for juices and smoothies this week. Plan your workouts in advance and write them on the calendar. Let’s get started. Here is a great beginning for your Monday 🙂

Try my circuit workout to boost your metabolism with interval training. Follow up with my Chocolate Cherry Recovery Smoothie:

Cup of Organic spinach

1/2 organic banana

1/2 cup organic cherries

8 oz almond milk

Scoop organic chocolate protein

Enjoy!

Friday Lean Body Challenge

Try my new workout Lean Body Blast .

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Let’s finish the weekend strong with a challenging workout and good food choices.

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Fitness Friday

What you focus on will flourish!  Take care of your body and you will reap the rewards of looking better, improved health,  and feeling strong. Try my Lean Body Blast and let me know how you like it.

Don’t let the weekend destroy your progress. Let’s do this.

Six Pack Abs! Let’s Do This

What does it take to see ab definition?  It’s not easy and requires a precise workout and nutrition plan.  It’s easy to store fat in the abdominal region so it requires hard work and consistency when planning your workouts and meals.

Begin by determining how many calories you need and journal your food intake on a daily basis.  A great app to use for this is  Lose It!

A clean diet will make a significant difference in your results.  Make a point to eliminate processed foods and eat more green veggies, lean protein, organic fruits, and filtered water.

Circuit weight training, cardio intervals and workouts like my ab circuit below will help you to begin to see those six pack abs!  Try my challenging ab circuit below and let me know how you like it!! Enjoy

 

Transformation Tuesday

Try this weight training circuit that will elevate your heart rate and build lean muscle. You will need a mat, various selection of weights, and water.  Try to move through the circuit with very little rest between sets and challenge yourself by utilizing weights that make it difficult to complete the last few reps of each set.   Don’t forget to warmup,  workout at your own level/pace, and hydrate before-during – and after workout.  Enjoy!!

 

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Monday Motivation Workout Challenge

This killer circuit is a total body interval training workout.  It’s a great way to get lean and reduce body fat.  Begin to clean up your diet by cutting processed foods from your diet and increase lean meat, fruit and veggies to see amazing results.

Perform 25 reps of each circuit and complete each circuit 2-3 x.  Don’t forget the bonus circuit to really burn calories, reduce body fat and work the glutes.

Let me know how you like it 🙂

 

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