Last Friday was a rough day. The kids were misbehaving and just bugging each other as per sibling usual. There were toys everywhere. I had asked them to clean up and they did. An hour later the house was a wreck again and they started misbehaving... again. Most parents threaten to take their kids favorite … Continue reading I Took My Kids’ Toys Away [And Gave Some Back].
Happy July! I figured I'd start off with one of my favorite workouts and a giveaway. If you been following me, you'll know I love this booty band from Tone It Up. I like to use it activate my glutes before a leg workout or use it for my workouts, like this one.For this workout, … Continue reading Glute Activation Workout + Giveaway.
This week I made the hard decision to stop doing YouTube videos. With finding out that work is going to be closed until next year and just trying to navigate my thoughts, I just have not had the energy to make a video. It's time consuming to not only make a video but edit one … Continue reading Decisions.
I've found that I just never fit in your "typical" trainer mold. I was never the skinniest, most toned with a six pack or most stylish. When I started working as a trainer and instructor at a cooperate company, I finally found the right space for me. Everyone there was in the gym before or … Continue reading Not Fitting The “Mold.”
This is my current favorite upper body set. Tank top season is upon us, but to be honest that means nothing to me. I like to work towards building strength and lean muscle year round. I love working out my shoulders, since it's one of my favorite features (aside from my quads). This upper body … Continue reading Upper Body Strength [Shoulders + Triceps]
A few weeks ago it seemed as if the "stay at home" order in my state was going to be extended. But then all of a sudden, New Hampshire was [pretty much] going to reopen on June 15th. That's just how it's been; things can turn a complete 180 the next week or even the … Continue reading NH Reopens.
I've been trying to get more consistent with workouts yet again. As you may be able to tell, I redid my workout space for a fresh feel. I fell off waking up before the kiddos. I can be really good on workouts for a week or two at a consistent time, but others I find myself … Continue reading 10 Minute Bodyweight HIIT
Hello friends, we are back on [blog] track. 🙂 I've been trying to find little joys in some "not so common" things for myself. I decided to place a Grove Collaborative order (I haven't since we moved to the house) and get a few Mrs. Meyers products to make cleaning more "fun."Now if you know … Continue reading Lately.
It's been over a week since I last posted. There has been so much going on in the world, it caused me to reflect on all the discrimination I have faced since going to college in a predominantly white area and moving to New England. I started spiraling into a bit of depression. I went … Continue reading Thoughts.
This week's workout is all about that LOWER BODY. We will start with a "glute activation" warm-up with a resistance band around our thighs. If you don't have a resistance band, you can still do the exercises. Then we will move on to our strength portion. In this workout I use 10lbs dumbbells, but use … Continue reading Glute Activation + Lower Body Workout