How To’s: Dumbbell 21’s

Dumbbell 21’s are an exercise that includes double bicep curling. They’re famously named 21’s because you do three sets of 7 repetitions without resting. They’re unique in that they work the muscle at every strength curve, and you have three. This is why for the first set you curl half way up, second set you…

Rediscover You

If I had to choose two words to describe the last two years of my life they would be overcome and rediscover. To make a long story really short about two years ago my husband and I made a very quick decision to move to South Carolina. At this time I was a lost. My…

How To’s: Kettlebell Figure 8’s

Kettlebell figure 8’s are great for working the hamstrings, butt, back, arms, and core. To do them correctly you need to position your legs a little wider than your shoulders, slight bend in the knees and bend at the hips when you go down. It shouldn’t be a squat. When you come up thrust your…

How To’s: Kettlebell Swings

Kettlebell swings are great for the legs, back, butt, and core–among other things. They are a great full body movement. Be sure to bend at the hips, not in the legs. Stand with a slight bend in the knee’s and try to bring the torso as parallel with the floor as possible. Give it a…

How To’s: Kettlebell Squats

Kettlebell squats are an excellent exercise that is primarily for the legs. When we do kettlebell squats appropriately we shouldn’t feel a whole lot in the lower back. We should have proper squat form (usually standing at shoulder width, or slightly wider with toes slightly turned out) and go down as comfortably low as possible….

How To’s: Alternating Kettlebell Swings

Alternating kettlebell swings are another variety of kettlebell swings. They consist of the same exact motion that you would find with kettlebell swings, which include: good squat stance (little wider than shoulders), slight bend in the knees, bending at the hips until your torso is parallel with the floor. However, when you come up and…

This is Lifeblood

Things aren’t perfect, we know this. But sometimes you just feel like saying, “you’ve got to be kidding me!” We try to roll with the punches and get back up every time we’re knocked down, but sometimes we get hit so hard the lights go out. When we get back up, IF we get back…

Living How Jesus Intended

LOVE. I feel like so many people are missing it now. Jesus was actually on this earth and showed us how to live. He loved hard, taught well, ate with sinners, and laid down his life so that we could be saved. I don’t know about you, but sometimes I think about how I want…

Certainty in Uncertainty

Several years ago during my sophomore year of college I found myself at my wits end. I had been awake over 42hrs unable to sleep from post-blood clot pain in my leg, I was anxious, and I was on the verge of a very large mental breakdown. My alarm clock had just gone off and…

Morning HIIT Routine.

Check out one of my favorite body weight HIIT routines. HIIT stands for high intensity interval training. For this workout you’ll want to do it as quickly as possible with as little rest. Complete all exercises and then rest. Of course, if you need to rest at any point then do it. Repeat these four…