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Love Your Body Barre Workout

Is it just me or does it seem like no one is really impartial to Valentine's Day. People either seem to love it or hate it. Whether I'm single or in a relationship, I love any excuse to buy/receive flowers and eat chocolate. So count me in as a lover, not a hater! Ever since this blogging thang, I like to use Valentine's Day as an excuse to celebrate loving myself, and to help you do the same! Last year, the Love Your Body Challenge was a huge hit. Thank you to everyone who participated last year. The feedback I got from this seven-day body confidence challenge is still fresh in my mind. You guys make it so easy for

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Beginner Dumbbell Total Body Workout

It's January... still.. which means there's a lot of you out there looking for a new workout plan. If you're new to hitting the weights, it's easy to get discouraged when the majority of options out there aren't ideal for newbies. Although you can find results from these programs, it's going to be hard to start if you're feeling lost before you even pick up a set of dumbbells. Doing too much too quickly can also result in injury. And then what? You're back to square zero. Just because you're new to strength training doesn't mean you can't get a good workout in! I designed this Beginner Dumbbell Total Body Workout with step-by-step instructions for any fitness level. I've also

Day 12 Resistance Band Workout

12 Days of Fitness Challenge – Day 12: Rudolph’s Resistance Band Workout

This is it! The last day of the 12 Days of Fitness Challenge. Let's end what's been an awesome 12 days with a bang! But first, I think a congrats is in order. You should feel so proud of yourself. The past 11 days have not been easy but you have far exceeded my expectations. Witnessing your dedication, perseverance, and the community we've built is so inspiring. I can't wait to see and hear about your results! Please share your experiences and photos with me on Instagram, Facebook, or Twitter :). This resistance band workout gives you one last chance to sculpt your muscles from head-to-toe. Grab a resistance band and give it all you've got! Download your printable version by

Day 11 Treadmill Interval Workout

12 Days of Fitness Challenge – Day 11: Naughty or Nice List Interval Workout

The 12 Days of Fitness Challenge is almost over! I've had so much fun working out with you over the past 10 days. Have you? It sure seems like it! I'm so impressed with your hard work and dedication to the challenge. I can't get over how awesome all of your check-ins have been. Interval training is getting a lot of press for it's fat-burning results. And, that's because it works! Interval training is a series of "pushes" and active rests that take your heart rate up near its max and back down to equilibrium. This creates an EPOC, or an excess post-exercise oxygen consumption in your body. What you get is an amazing "after-burn" affect. Your metabolism will be on FIRE for hours after

Day 10 Dreidel Dumbbell Workout

12 Days of Fitness Challenge – Day 10: Dreidel Dumbbell Workout

There's three days left of the 12 Days of Fitness Holiday Workout Challenge! Let's finish strong :). Dumbbells are my go to piece of workout equipment. There's just so much you can do with them, they're easy to transport, and, when used correctly, can ignite your metabolism and sculpt your smaller stabilizing muscles that machines tend to neglect. Today's Dreidel Dumbbell Workout does exactly this! So what are you waiting for? Grab a set of dumbbells that challenge you on the last 2-3 reps of each exercise and let's sweat! Download your printable version by right clicking here and selecting, "Save/Download As." Don't forget to check in once you've completed your Dreidel Dumbbell Workout on Facebook or Instagram for a chance to