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…

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.

Understanding Metabolism

Diet can be hard to get right when it comes to losing weight. A lot of people have the assumption that if they eat less they will lose weight. However, this is not always the case, and it can actually cause you to gain weight. First, we need to lay the groundwork for how calorie…

Rushing Recovery: Getting Back to Normal After A Serious Injury

My experience with blood clots was nothing short of traumatic, and one thing I had to keep in mind is that process IS progress. I would tell myself: “Everyday you get to wake up and can take a deep breath is a miracle, especially considering what you’ve just been through. It’s not a small thing living…

Healthy Eating: Starting Off Right

Coffee is fantastic by itself, but you can’t JUST get a coffee from Starbucks when a blueberry muffin would go with it perfectly… see where I’m going with this?