Workout Wednesday: Tabata Workout

Here we go another Workout Wednesday! 

Hey there! Another one of my favorite days of the week! Workout Wednesday.

Workout Wednesday Link up! I’m linking up with these great ladies to bring you another workout this week. And also these ladies! Such a good time to get such great workouts!

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Do each exercises for 20 seconds with 10 seconds rest between. Do 4-5 rounds for an awesome workout! 

 

Workout Wednesday: Full Body Circuit

Hey there! Another one of my favorite days of the week! Workout Wednesday.

Another Workout Wednesday Link up! I’m linking up with these great ladies to bring you another workout this week. And also these ladies! Such a good time to get such great workouts!

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Here is a full body workout circuit to tack on to your gym routine giving you a nice full body burn 😉 

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If you try it out, let me know! Or pin it for later. Have a wonderful Wednesday!

Workout Wednesday: Kettle Bell Circuit

Hey there! Another one of my favorite days of the week… Workout Wednesday!

Another Workout Wednesday Link up! I’m linking up with these great ladies to bring you another workout this week. And also these ladies! Such a good time to get such great workouts! I love pinning them for later!

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This week I made a kettle bell circuit. I use kettle bells pretty regularly during my workouts. I love the versatility of this equipment. 

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Phew- have fun with that one. It’s one that I do very often, because it’s a great add on to any gym session!

Let me know if you try it, or pin it for later! :-)

Friday Link-Up: Day in the Life

Wow- what a long week. It’s been a particularly busy week for me so I am very ready for it to be Friday!

Today I get to link up with other awesome people in our Friday Link-Up.

Check out the other hosts here: Eat Pray Run DC , You Signed Up for What and Mar on the Run!

This week, we are talking about A Day in our Life!

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We have really crazy work schedules, now week is EVER the same- so our times really this, but I gave ranges of what I do each week. I swear one day I’ll have a normal schedule. Maybe. 

7-8ish am-Generally my husband and I workout in the morning before we go to work. It’s basically the only time we have to do so. It’s then or never pretty much!

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8:00am- eat breakfast! (YAY!) get ready for work, get to work and do my projects for the day. 

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1:30pm- finally get to eat lunch! I feel like I wait forever to eat my lunch every day (yes I know I have a problem lol!)

~4:00- teach a fitness class to co workers or leave my first job, relax for an hour or two before I get to my next one (working at a gym). This is a class we did the other day!

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5:30 pm cook dinner OR get to 2nd job…work, obviously.

11:00pm is bedtime if I work at night OR i try to get to bed much sooner. I hate working so late because I love to be in bed early to relax or read, but it is what it is right now. 

That’s about it during the work week. We sort of run around all crazy but we get a little relaxation on the weekends. 

  • What does a day in YOUR life look like? What is your favorite time of day? Mine might be lunch time, haha!

Workout Wednesday: Full Body Tabata Workout

Hey there! Another one of my favorite days of the week! Workout Wednesday.

Another Workout Wednesday Link up! I’m linking up with these great ladies to bring you another workout this week. And also these ladies! Such a good time to get such great workouts!

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I’ve been LOVING teaching my fitness classes on Mondays and Wednesdays. This is almost exactly like the class I teach, but in shorter intervals. This particular circuit works the arms with strength moves, and the legs with strength/cardio moves. It is definitely a super sweaty one. Love it!

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Each time through the circuit should take about 6 minutes. You can choose how many times you want to repeat the circuit based on how long you want to workout. You have probably seen most of these exercises before, but if not, look them up on YouTube OR ask me below in the comments. 

Have a great day!

Thoughtful Thursday: On Food & Training

I love food… I could eat it all day, really. I could. There’s not much food I wouldn’t eat. Vegetables aren’t my favorite, but I’m learning to make them in ways that I like them.

However, despite all this, people try to make eating so darn complicated. Truthfully- it shouldn’t be that hard…RIGHT!? (And yes I realize, the actual science & nutrition might be more complicated than I’m making it out to be, but to us average joes, hear me out!)

It helps to always look at food this way:

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Food is the fuel we need to live our daily lives, workout hard, and smash our goals. 

The simple rules I try to live by:

 

1. Try not to eat 100% junk all the time. Living by the 80/20 rule is a pretty good guideline.

2. Eat some fruit and vegetables every now and then. Incorporate them into each meal you have. Soon enough it will be habit.

3. Eat when you are hungry and stop when you aren’t. Over stuffing yourself does not feel good, try not to scarf your food down so you can pay attention to the signals your body is  giving you. 

4. Treat yo’self. (I miss parks & rec already). You work hard right? A treat isn’t going to hurt you. A piece of pizza will not derail your diet, and you will not gain 60 pounds in one night. What hurts you even more is depriving yourself of food you crave and then going overboard one night and feeling terrible. 

That’s it. That’s all I strive to do when dealing with food. Lately I’ve been lifting some HEAVY weight and really power lifting, because of this, I’ve been super hungry! Therefore I’ve been eating more. Work out hard and eat more? I’m good with that. I’ve been trying to get in plenty of protein, healthy carbs…but there’s always room for a treat every now and then :-)

This has to be my new favorite!

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  • What is your perspective on food and training?