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: 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…

5 MINUTE CORE (VIDEO)

Take a look at this quick 5 min core workout. You can switch it up any way that you would like. Be on the lookout for more quick workouts.

How Changing WHEN you Eat Can Help you Lose Weight

Last week in our post Understanding Metabolism, we discussed some of the basics of metabolism and how our bodies process food and calories. Be sure to check that post out if you want to catch up on what we’re discussing today. There are a few things I want to address specifically when it comes to…

Permanently Quarantined

Quarantine. Confinement. Alone. Separated. Those words have such a negative connotation, and for good reason. When you read them you begin to feel their effects as your mood shifts from positive to gloomy. We’ve lived our whole lives out in the open, free to go here and there, see those we love, and then suddenly…

In the World But Not of It.

Jesus came down so that everyone who chooses him could be saved. He pulls us out of our sin and gives us new life. Time after time I have failed but He is always there to pick me back up. Isn’t it amazing!? I often times think to myself if I were a disciple following…

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…