Posts tagged tone
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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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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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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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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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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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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Transforming Tabata Leg Workout

Tabata is great to get a quick workout in if you're short on time, you need to switch up your routine, or you want improve endurance and speed. This leg workout is a version of the tabata style that has both cardio and strength exercises in each set so you not only burn calories, but you are sculpting your muscles as well. 

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Powerful Progressive Toning Workout

Progressive overload is the gradual increase of stress placed upon the body during training. The idea is to continuously increasing the demands on the body so that you can make gains in muscle tone, strength, and endurance. 

This full body workout will test your ability to push through the burn.  You'll be amazed at how effective this workout is at toning and strengthening your body without any equipment! 

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