Are Drop Sets the Secret to Growing Your Muscles?

Drop Sets to Build Muscle

Drop sets are essentially a technique where you perform an exercise and then drop (lower) the weight and continue for more reps until you reach failure. I have said time and time again the importance of resistance training, and how adding muscle to your body will cause your body to speed up its metabolism.   {Read More}

Burn Body Fat With Battle Ropes

Weighted Ropes for Weight Loss!

“There comes a point in everyone’s fitness routine when it’s time for a change. Aside from the boredom factor, there’s also the plateau effect. Your body will get used to the same activity and therefore not have to work as hard or burn as many calories as it did when it was new. Adding a {Read More}

Burn off Your Valentine’s Day Chocolate with this Killer Workout!

Valentine's Day Workout

Depending on your willpower during the week leading up to Valentine’s Day and today, it could take weeks to work off the extra calories you consumed in chocolate, candy, and a romantic dinner ending in more dessert. The good news is that working off your indulgence is easier than you think.   Many people don’t {Read More}

Best Fitness App That Actually Gets Results!

12 minute athlete

With the holiday season usually comes some sort of travel. Whether it’s a weekend getaway to the next town over or a two-week adventure, your normal routine can get completely thrown out the window.   If you typically work out in a gym, you may be somewhere without access to any equipment. If running is {Read More}

20 Minute Total Body Workout!

total body circuit workout

“Fitt” Friday from TheFittChick™… A TOTAL BODY CIRCUIT WORKOUT Circuit training means you’ll be doing a series of different weight training exercises in a row without stopping. When you circuit train, you get your heart rate quickly while doing the exercises back-to-back without stopping. Circuit training is a great way to combine both aerobics and {Read More}

Paddle Board Your Way to Weight Loss!

Paddle Board Your Way to Weight Loss!

Stand Up Paddle Boarding is the fastest-growing water sport. Not only is it a full body workout, but it is a great form of low impact exercise. You engage your core while simultaneously activating the burn in your arms, legs, and back. Surfers call it “some of the best cross training you can do when {Read More}

Metabolic Conditioning Workout for Burning Fat

MetCon Track Workout

Metabolic Conditioning workouts, or MetCons for short, are fast paced, high intensity workouts completed in a short period of time that will challenge your cardiovascular capacity, put your metabolism into overdrive and rapidly burn fat.  Tonight my hubby and I hit the High School track by our house for an intense pre-dinner workout.  The summer {Read More}

Mudderella: Why you Should Sign up for a Mud Run Today!

Mudderella

“Move over, Tough Mudder; there’s a new obstacle course event in town and it’s just for the ladies. The brand-new event is an all-women obstacle course and 5- to 7k race that encourages you to challenge yourself and push your limits.”  What an amazing day!  I had no idea what I was in for, but {Read More}

Shape up Fast for Summer with this HIIT Workout!

HIIT Workout!

As important as it is to plan and schedule your workouts, sometimes life happens! If can’t get where you need to be when you need to be there, sometimes switching up your workout may be just the thing you need to jump start your metabolism. The key to success is being flexible. Change your plan {Read More}

Yoga for the Everyday Athlete!

Yoga for Athletes

“Whether you are a new runner, total gym rat, or summer-only tennis fanatic, yoga for the everyday athlete may be just what you need.  When it comes to active individuals, everyone thinks they are invincible until something starts to hurt.  Tight muscles and injuries are a common part of an active lifestyle, and Yoga for {Read More}

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