Tag Archives: strength training

Listen to Your Body: Returning to Fitness After a Break

Getting back into something you once used to do can feel even harder than starting it in the first place! Especially when it comes to fitness. The popular advice is to take it slow, but can easing your way back … Continue reading

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Making Metabolic Conditioning Less Scary: Q&A with Two MetCon Champs

Metabolic Conditioning is high intensity circuit training using total body, compound exercises and very short recovery intervals. I resolved to try it this year, but I’m a little intimidated! So I asked some experienced MetConners, Heather and Verona, to give me the lowdown. Continue reading

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6 Exercises That Don’t Require A Gym

Working out not only keeps me healthy, but sane. However, with my demanding job, I barely have time to sleep, let alone go to the gym. Luckily, I still have time to practice pole fitness once a week, but I wanted to … Continue reading

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Try Kettlebell Training to Switch Up Your Workout

Kettlebell training has spiked in popularity in recent years as an alternative or complement to traditional dumbbell and body-weight strength training methods. A favorite of bodybuilders and CrossFitters, these weights can give you a full-body workout that engages all your major muscle groups. Continue reading

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6 Exercises That Don’t Require A Gym

Working out not only keeps me healthy, but sane. However, with my new job I barely have time to sleep, let alone go to the gym. Here are some of my favorite go-to exercises that you can do almost anywhere: Continue reading

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No More Excuses, Moms: Take Care of Yourselves

Let’s be honest.

I recently created a fitness space in my home so that I would be able to get in great workouts at home, and wouldn’t have to worry about child care, gym hours, or travel time. Sounds like a great plan, right? Fast forward about three months, and I’ve barely used that space. Why? Well, let me tell you about my life… Continue reading

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7 Resistance Band Excercises For A Full Body Workout

Resistance bands are a great addition to any exercise routine and come in a variety of sizes, lengths, and resistance. These little contraptions are simple to use and you can bring/store them anywhere. Whether you are on a budget, traveling … Continue reading

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