Archives July 2015 - Fit, Strong and Sexy

Lightning Fast Total Body Workout!

Lightning Fast Total Body Workout!

Get Seriously FIT in less than 20 minutes: 30/30 Workout I had always thought of people in their 30’s as ‘real adults’, and well, old, and now I’m …. 30! Well I have to say my perspective has changed….first of all look at the incredible women role models out there, rather than looking at age as a number that goes with your physical appearance, I have begun to see age as a collection of experience. ...[Read More]

Do THIS not THAT – 3 Tips for ALL DAY ENERGY!!

Do THIS not THAT – 3 Tips for ALL DAY ENERGY!!

Consideration was provided by           Wake Up! Instead of: Sleeping In Try: Getting up at the same time every day and get natural light! As tempting as it is to hit the ‘snooze’ button and stay cocooned in your cozy bed, forcing yourself to get up, and get some light (bonus for natural fresh air), will do you wonders! Why: To keep your circadian rhythm (fancy word for your body’s ...[Read More]

30 Things Every Woman Should Know By The Time She’s 30 + Birthday Giveaway!

30 Things Every Woman Should Know By The Time She’s 30 + Birthday Giveaway!

  Birthday Giveaway!! In the weeks leading up to my 30th birthday, I kept waiting to have that ‘aha’ moment, or at least some prolific thought to mark this milestone occasion. I’m not usually a sentimental person, and I’ve never made a big deal of my birthdays, but there is something about ‘30’ that feels like a big change, and with all the pressure of the media (and my brother dropping the t ...[Read More]

The-Best-Barre-Routine-at-Home

The Best Barre Routine at Home

Barre workouts and ‘dance inspired’ high rep -low weight workouts have been all the rage for women in the past few years. The concept is to achieve ‘muscle exhaustion’ through micro movements and lots of repetitions. Coming from a high intensity endurance athlete background, I admit to being VERY skeptical about this approach. Does it really work? Can you really count this as a workout? Should I r ...[Read More]

The Truth Behind Barre Workouts – do they work?

The Truth Behind Barre Workouts – do they work?

What the heck is up with barre workouts, and are they worth $20-$30 per class? This is the question I have had since my (otherwise non-exercise-liking) girlfriends started plie-ing and pulsing their way through 1 hour studio workouts! Were they buying into the ‘too goo to be true’ claims that seem to be flying around; “Develop long, lean muscles without bulk.” “Sculpt a ballerina’s bod ...[Read More]

Hot-Body-Backyard-Workout

Hot Hot Body Backyard Workout – 8 Min

Summer comes and goes WAY too fast to miss out on any of it! So how do you maximize it? I gotta tell you, even I am finding it hard to justify going to the gym or any inside studio when it’s so beautiful outside. Solution: Don’t go to the gym! If you’re a gym rat – I’m giving you an assignment: take a BREAK from the gym, and get into BETTER shape. Changing things up i ...[Read More]

Healthy Portable Greek Yogurt Cookie Dough for Breakfast!

Healthy Portable Greek Yogurt Cookie Dough for Breakfast!

This post was sponsored by LARABAR Warning this could change the way you think about breakfast! When it comes to breakfast, I tend to be picky. I want to look forward to breakfast, but I also try to keep it healthy! I feel like it sets the tone for the day, but it ALSO has to be fast, convenient and portable, especially during the week, in other words, it has to be something I can throw in my gym ...[Read More]

Five Intense Minute Workout

2015 Five Intense Minute Workout

YOU ASKED, and I LISTENED- HERE IS MY 5 MIN real time INTENSE WORKOUT!!! Who doesn’t have 5 minutes right?? So, no excuses push play and give me the next 5 minutes to get you in Fit Strong and Sexy Shape! The Workout: 4 Exercises – 8 reps each. As many rounds as you can complete in 5 minutes!   The Exercises: Lunge Jumps Push Ups Burpees Dips Crazy how effective and productive 5 minutes ...[Read More]

Advanced Total Body + 6 Pack Abs Workout

Advanced Total Body + 6 Pack Abs Workout

What better way to commemorate a holiday – Hallmark or National – than to use a fitness tip than to get Star Spangled Sweaty? Don’t waste your time going to a gym or lifting indoors –this workout is all you need! This weekend, not only will you NOT miss a great workout, this one hits it all, cardio and resistance training and gives you more burn in less time! Ready? Let’s Go!   What you Need: ...[Read More]

American Flag Low Calorie Pudding Pie

American Flag Low Calorie Pudding Pie

No Sugar, Low Calorie, Delicious and Swoon-Worthy Dessert made EASY! Since I posted the picture of this mouth watering and highly ‘conversation-starting’ recipe on facebook, I’ve had an outpour of requests for the recipe. And since I want you all to be the hit of your gatherings with your conversation starting, too good to be true guiltless dessert, I’m sharing it. Note this is a ‘lightened up des ...[Read More]