4 Resistance Band Exercises for a Perkier, Rounder Booty


4 Exercises for a Rounder, Perkier Booty!

When Juicy J wrote the lyrics, “Bands that make her dance” little did he know he was referring to resistance bands! ;). This little piece of equipment is one of my secrets for creating a rounder, perkier booty. And that is definitely something to dance about! Resistance bands are a quick and portable way to take your traditional body weight exercises up a notch without stepping foot into a gym! This workout transforms typical booty exercises into muscle-building, fat-burning machines. Bring on the results, baby! Want to take the calorie burn up a notch? Stand on an unbalanced surface like the sand, a padded mat, or pillow. Your core and stabilizing muscles will have to work twice as hard! Complete Read More




4 More Reasons You Should Strength Train

Happy Sunday readers! This week has been crazy busy and next week will be just the same. In the past, blogging has been sacrificed for a little extra downtime. However, I promised you guys a post every Sunday and I’m holding true to my promise! Don’t get me wrong, I love sharing everything I know about health and fitness with all of you. I just have a tendency to seek balance and today all I wanted to do was get a workout in, veg out, let go of my responsibilities, and just have a little fun. Well, so far so good! I got an awesome treadmill interval run and an upper body HIIT workout in this morning. Then R and I Read More




10 Tips to Identify True Hunger from Emotional Eating

It’s 11:30am and I’m already starving!! Some of the instructors and clients at CarmelBarre suckered me into doing a 2-day juice cleanse. With a combination of peer pressure and a good discount, I couldn’t say no. I’ve never really believed in cleanses. Most likely, if you are eating clean 80% of the time and staying active, your body is fully capable of cleansing out toxins on its own. However, a reset is never a bad thing. I’m most intrigued by the cleanse’s promises of reduced sugar cravings and increased energy. So, here we are, day 1 and I’m already struggling. Other than the hunger pains and desire to chew something 6 hours into the cleanse (I wake up at 5am on Tuesdays to Read More