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Killer Kettlebell Full Body Circuit

The kettlebell is such a versatile piece of gym equipment. You can find them almost anywhere and they take up almost no space at all…perfect! So, whether you take this workout to the gym, do this in your own backyard or do this on vacation, you will burn calories and tone your upper and lower body with this fun and effective circuit!

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Double THE BURN cardio core

This is a version of our "CARDIO/CORE" workout and with just a slight modification….you double up your cardio and core exercises. The 2 cardio exercises get your heart rate up followed by the 2 core exercised that give you time to recover while also crushing your core.    It's a simple workout that burns calories and strengthens your core. You need no equipment and can do this anywhere....at home, outside, in your hotel room...truly anywhere!  

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Tone and Shape At Home Workout

We are in an Arctic freeze here in the Chicagoland area so I thought we could all use a fun and effective at home workout. This workout will not only get your heart rate up to help you burn calories by boosting your metabolism, but it will help you tone and shape your full body by creatively using your body weight…all in the comfort of your own home! So put on your tennis shoes and get to work!

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Reshape your lower body with this weight and band workout

Resistance training is a must to shape and tone your lower body. Using both weights and resistance bands gives you a very effective workout to challenge your thighs and glutes. By supersetting the thigh and glute exercises you are able to efficiently work through this workout while really challenging yourself. I love it! Warning…if you choose the right weights, you WILL be sore! Is there anything better than feeling sore after a leg workout??? I think not! To me it says: JOB WELL DONE!

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Thigh blaster workout

I did this workout on a day I was short on time, but needed a good booty workout.   By combining lower strength exercises with lower explosive exercises you really challenge your glutes, inner thighs and quads while also burning fat.  This is now my "go to" lower workout when I need an effective and efficient workout that will leave my buttocks and inner thighs feeling the burn!

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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 Burn and Tone FULL BODY CHALLENGE

Short on time?  This workout is 21 minutes and is a perfect full body, fat burning workout that you can do anywhere!

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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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Low Impact Beginner Cardio/Core Workout

This is a great workout for beginners, for anyone nursing an injury that requires low impact cardio, or if you just want an effective workout without a lot of jumping.  In only 21 minutes (if you do this workout at 30/15)  you can burn calories, strengthen your core,  feel good about your effort and take all those positive endorphines into the rest of your day.  

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Powerful Kettlebell Leg Circuit

This is one of my "go to" lower body workouts when I want to really feel the burn!  It will challenge your quads and glutes from beginning to end!  Because you are working the large muscles of your lower body, you will burn serious calories....I burned over 500!  All you need is 1-2 kettlebells (can also use dumbbells) and you can do it anywhere.  We love using kettlebells because they are so versitile and easy to use.

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