Now that the warm weather is here, it is nice to escape the gym and enjoy some fresh air! Try this amazing outdoor workout this summer! Not only will you burn calories, but you'll also get in a good dose of Vitamin D! The Outdoor '30' Workout 1) Jumping Jacks - 30 seconds 2) Pushups - 30 reps (drop to knees if needed) 3) High Knees - 30 seconds 4) Squats - 30 reps 5) Mountain Climbers - 30 seconds 6) Walking Lunges - 30 reps each leg 7) Lateral Jumps - 30 seconds 8) Bicycle Crunches - 30 reps 9) Plank - 30 seconds **REPEAT 3 TIMES** Make sure to leave me a comment and let me know how you enjoyed this awesome workout! If you are looking for more workouts, head HERE to get a...

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I came across an article from SparkPeople.com that was titled, "4 Signs You Need To Lift More Weight" and knew immediately that I wanted to share it with you! Quite often, people will ask me, "Why is my body not changing? I am working out consistently, eating right and doing all the things I am supposed to. Yet my body is no different" Of course, my first question is always, "What does your workout program look like?" Normally we would talk through it and, like the article from Spark People, I would find that the persons exercise program has stayed consistent for long periods of time. The body has plateaued and is no longer being challenged, which will halt any further results. So how do you know...

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I have been receiving quite a few emails lately asking me what HIIT training is. By definition it is:  an enhanced form of interval training, an exercise strategy alternating periods of short intense anaerobic exercise with less-intense recovery periods. HIIT is a form of cardiovascular exercise. HIIT sessions may vary from 4–30 minutes. Some of the benefits of HIIT include: increased metabolism increased after burn increased aerobic capacity increased fat burn Here is an example of a great HIIT workout! It is designed to be done on a treadmill, but can easily be moved to any piece of cardio equipment! This type of cardio is great for people who are short on time or people who are looking to maintain as much muscle as possible while dropping their...

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