Category Archives: Fitness/Workouts

Finding Your Target Heart Rate

Most people know that one of the best ways to ensure you are getting the most out of a cardiorespiratory workout is to monitor your heart rate, making sure to keep it in your target heart rate zone.  However, what … Continue reading

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The Perfect Running Companion – GPS Garmin Forerunner 405CX

This past week and a half I have been on vacation enjoying sunchine, relaxation, oh and vacation food –foods on my no fly list! Don’t get me wrong, I was visiting a whole slew of phenomenal chefs and we had … Continue reading

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I Am Spartan Tough

This past weekend I did one of the hardest things I’ve ever physically done…The Super Spartan Race in Miami Florida.  8+ miles and according to the MC of the event over 30 obstacles.  At first I couldn’t recall encountering 30 … Continue reading

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A Killer Kettlebell Workout

Let’s face it, for the fitness lovers; kettlebells are the new must have toys.  Everybody is talking about them.  So, I finally bought into the craze and let me tell you: while my energy and physical fitness level are thanking … Continue reading

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10 Reasons to Run

Let’s see, how do I sum this up without sounding like a baby…I hate running! At least, I hate running until after I’m done and feel like superwoman – full of energy and proud I finished something I didn’t originally … Continue reading

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Is There A Bad Time To Workout?

Okay, now that the above poll prompted you to think a little about when you prefer to work out, why not see the benefits to your preferred workout time?  Each person is wired differently with a different internal body clock. … Continue reading

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Protein all the Whey

In the exercise world we are constantly hearing about protein.  This is most likely because not only are essential amino acids the building blocks for muscles, skin, nails, and other body tissues, but research also shows it can help improve … Continue reading

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4 Motivation Boosting Tips

Okay, here’s a topic I know a LOT of people can relate to: lack of workout motivation!  Since moving to a much busier lifestyle, I haven’t had as much time to hit the gym as I used to.  Sound like … Continue reading

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Liven Up Your Workout Routine

 Photo by Lebleu Photography Today for the first time in a long time, despite the early morning monsoon, I took advantage of the array of outdoor activities hot Florida has to offer.  I went kayaking in the Gulf.  Of course, … Continue reading

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25 Minute Circuit Training Program

One of my personal favorite workouts is a circuit-training workout.  It’s fast, effective, and allows you to mix it up so you don’t get bored.  Circuit training is a program in which you complete one exercise after another with little … Continue reading

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