3 B's Workout...Biceps, Back and Bench Hops!

The Three B Workout! Back, Biceps and Bench Hops! Never tried bench hops? Give this workout a try and build muscle while you blast calories…wait? Maybe it should be the four B’s - Back, Bi’s, Bench Hops AND Blast calories!

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Trader Joe's Snacks I Can't Live Without

This week I am not only trying to get my 3 oldest girls ready to head off for college, but I'm also trying to pack for a family trip to Michigan.  Both of those require a trip to Trader Joes to load up on snacks.  So if you're tired of boring, bland, healthy snacks...your taste buds will thank you when you choose these flavorful but nutritious snacks from Trader Joe's.  

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Back to School Workout Series

With 3 daughters heading off to college this Fall, I wanted to put together a workout series that they could easily incorporate into their collegeate routine. Finding time to exercise can not only help you fight the college weight gain, but it can improve your focus and concentration as well as improve your mood and reduce anxiety and stress. There are 4 workouts in this Back to School Workout Series.  If you are working out 3 days a week, I would suggest doing the upper body workout,  lower body workout and cardio core workout.  If you are wanting to make fitness part of your daily routine, I would suggest doing  upper body, cardio/core, full body, cardio/core, lower body. So colleatates...start your year off not only nourishing your mind, but also nourishing your body. Healthy life, happy life!

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21 Minute Total Body Band Circuit

There are 2 reasons this workout is perfect for home or travel! It only uses bands…and it is a total body workout that you can do in only 21 minutes! How perfect is that? #bandworkout #workout #totalbody #fullbody #fitness #fitnessmotivation #fitnessgoals #healthylifestyle #fitnesslifestyle #healthy #bands #strengthworkout #fitgirl #motivation #vacation #travel #vacationworkouts #healthylife #strongnotskinny #fitnessgoals

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Booty Blaster!

What an effective workout...if I do say so myself!  Cindy and I just did this workout with our ladies and I know they would all agree with it targeting our challenge areas;  buttocks and inner thighs! I am have been walking around like I just got off a horse for days now-ha!  If you want to work and tone your legs, then this is the workout for you!  The combination of superset strength exercises, burst of HIIT cardio and the Pilates finisher will definately help you achieve the strong, toned legs you desire.  

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mix it up total body challenge

This is a killer full body challenge that will transform your body!  There are 4 circuits in this workout and they are grouped by strength circuits and conditioning circuits.  The strength circuits address your full body and will stimulate muscle growth.  The conditioning circuits address your cardio and will help you burn fat.  Mix up your workout routine with this winning combination! 

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Calorie crushing circuit

 We really believe it is important to constantly confuse your muscles in order to effectively burn calories and keep your fitness journey from hitting a plateau.  This cardio/core workout is a very effective calorie burning HIIT circuit that requires no equipment. It will shock your metabolism into high gear and supercharge your calorie burn!  And you can do it at home!  If you really want to up your calorie burn....do this circuit outside!  Any time I take my workouts to my backyard, I can count on doubling my calorie burn and getting a good sweat on!  YAHOO!  It’s the perfect calorie crushing workout!

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no equipment total body tone

This is a short, but effective workout.  It's quick and efficient!  The format allows you to go at your own pace, so you're in control.  No excuses, gang!  Even if you're pressed for time, you can find 21 minutes.  No equipment is needed, tone your total body and burn some calories.  You want to burn even more calories...do this workout outside!  Fantastic!  

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Ginger Lemon Water as an Appetite Suppressant????

Ginger not only tastes refreshing and is so pleasing to my taste buds, it has soooooo many proven health benefits.  It's an amazing, ancient root that really does fall under the catagory of "super food".  I decided to try making my own ginger water initially to use in teas and cocktails.

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