What makes a good workout

I remember taking a weightlifting class, first in high school and then in college. I'm going to date myself, but it was all Nautilus equipment (a brand name of fitness equipment that was "new and innovative") and your entire session…

Read More

Get your first push-up

Push-ups make you feel strong..do doubt about it...but they are so stinkin' hard, especially for women! But, you CAN get there! A full push-up requires: 1. Proper alignment 2. Proper core muscle engagement 3. Enough strength 4. Tension created through…

Read More

One core exercise I hate!

If there is one core exercise I hate seeing people do, it's the Twist-y machine that many gyms have. I don't know what they call it, but you sit on it and hold your upper body still and swing your legs…

Read More

[Try It This Weekend] Planks

I know you haven't heard from me this week yet, but I'm still kind of in vacation mode and soaking up time with Audrey.   These days can never be replaced, and I feel so fortunate and blessed that I…

Read More

This Really Upsets Me!

Do your knees hurt after you exercise?   It was recently brought to my attention that people attending another gym in the area have "X-gym Knees" (X stands for the name of gym) - meaning painful, sore knees.   I…

Read More