12 Days of Fitness Day 5 Swiss Ball Workout


12 Days of Fitness Challenge – Day 5: Sleigh Bells Swiss Ball Workout

It’s Day 5 of your 12 Days of Fitness Holiday Workout Challenge and you’re in for a treat. I love using a Swiss ball in my workouts to add extra core toning to my strength training. Creating an unstable surface (or having to balance with the exercise ball) forces you to contract your ab muscles the whole time and amps up the calorie burn! This workout will sculpt your body from head-to-toe so let’s get to it! Download your printable version by right clicking here and selecting “Save/Download As.” Healthy Dessert Challenge Are you dealing with massive holiday treat cravings? Yup, me too! When I want to dive head first into a bowl of Figgy Pudding, I simply crush the craving with a healthy alternative. Read More




Congratulations to the Winners of the 12 Days of Fitness Challenge!

I can’t believe the holidays have already come and gone! I just got back from Oahu where I spent Christmas with R and his rather large family. The trip was a balanced combination of relaxation, chaos, excitement, food, and workouts. I just wish there had been a little bit more sun! It probably rained 80% of the time. That was an unexpected bummer since I’ve only been to Hawaii during the spring and summer months. But, hey, it was still vacay, so I can’t really complain!   After 10 days of island life, I am happy to be home and getting back into my routine! It’s Monday, and the first day back to work, so I can’t say the transition Read More

Day 7 Stretch Yoga Routine


12 Days of Fitness Challenge – Day 7: Silent Night Stretch Routine

You’ve made it through the first half of the challenge! You’re frickin’ Wonder Woman. Today, I want you to let your body rest and recover with a rejuvenating stretch routine. Pull out your yoga mat, some relaxing tunes, maybe even light a couple of holiday candles, and give your muscles the TLC they deserve. Have you heard?! I AM UPPING THE PRIZE ANTE! The winner and runner up of the 12 Days of Fitness Challenge will now also receive FREE meals from Sun Basket! Sun Basket is a new healthy meal kit service that delivers organic ingredients and easy, delicious recipes for cooking at home. Each week, their chef develops an array of quick, healthy recipes to choose from, including Paleo, Gluten-free Read More

12 Days of Fitness Reindeer Run - 5k run


12 Days of Fitness Challenge – Day 6: Reindeer Run

You are halfway through your 12 Days of Fitness Holiday Workout Challenge! You’ve all been working so hard and I’m LOVING all of your check-ins. I’m so excited to give one of you amazing clothes and accessories from Lucy Activewear and Brooks Running! Today, Brooks Running and I want to challenge you to a 5k run or walk! It’s just a little over three miles! Lace up your running shoes (I’ll be rocking my Brooks Running Launch 2‘s!) and find a fun trail, run around your neighborhood, or jump on the treadmill. There’s nothing like a runner’s high. I can’t wait for you to experience it yourself! Don’t forget to check in once you’ve completed your Reindeer Run on Facebook, Twitter, and/or Instagram for Read More

12 Days of Fitness Day 5 Swiss Ball Workout


12 Days of Fitness Challenge – Day 5: Sleigh Bells Swiss Ball Workout

It’s Day 5 of your 12 Days of Fitness Holiday Workout Challenge and you’re in for a treat. I love using a Swiss ball in my workouts to add extra core toning to my strength training. Creating an unstable environment (or having to balance with the exercise ball) forces you to contract your ab muscles the whole time and amps up the calorie burn! This workout will sculpt your body from head-to-toe so let’s get to it! Download your printable version by right clicking here and selecting “Save/Download As.” Don’t forget to check in once you’ve completed your Sleigh Bells Swiss Ball Workout on Facebook, Twitter, and/or Instagram for a chance to win these amazing prizes from Brooks Running, Lucy Acitvewear, and Carmel Barre! Upload a Read More