How To’s: Tricep Kickbacks

Tricep kickbacks are intended to target and isolate the tricep muscle located on the posterior side of the arm. They’ll get your arms burning! I often recommend these for individuals who are trying to cut down on under arm fat. Although it will not totally get rid of excess fat, it will however help tighten…

How To’s: Rotating Bicep Curls

Traditional bicep curls will target the biceps well. However, adding in different variations is always good for keeping workouts fresh, muscle shaping, and various training regimen. Rotating bicep curls start the dumbbell with a neutral grip (palms facing each other). As you curl up you’re going to rotate the dumbbell until the palm is up,…

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…