Power of Movement

Ladder Rung Pull Ups

power of movement playground workout series ladder rung pullup

Playground Workout: Ladder Rung Pull Ups   This exercise is great for your shoulders and back! All you need is a ladder or bar to tone some serious muscle. Keep your abs engaged and your hips up but do not arch your back. Give this exercise a try next time […]

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Bench Tricep Dips

bench tricep dips

Playground Workout: Bench Tricep Dips Get ready for tank top season! These tricep dips will get your arms looking great. Focus on using your arms to raise and lower your body, not your hips! This workout can be done anywhere you have a bench.

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Playground Workout: Reverse Swing Crunch

Reverse swing crunch

Playground Workout: Reverse Swing Crunch If you’ve got a playground nearby, you can make your workouts fun! Get down and use the equipment for some great core exercises. The reverse swing crunch will work your core, shoulders, and glutes. Remember to keep your core tight and your stomach flat.

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Boring Elliptical? Change it up with these tips:

March 3, 2016

Exercise

Boring Elliptical? Change it up with these tips:

Do you get on the elliptical and then just zone out for the time you are on the machine?  Do you see people mindlessly and half-heartedly moving the arms and legs? You can get a good workout with just a little focus and a bit more exertion. Change the direction […]

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Pisces (February 20 – March 20)

February 26, 2016

Blog, Horoscopes

Pisces Fitness

Personality Traits: You feel the rhythm! You like to move to music. You are mystical. You’re empathetic and sensitive, easygoing and intuitive but sometimes you feel things too deeply. You love to eat, but you can offset this by using your natural ability to motivate yourself. Fitness Program: Being a […]

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Aquarius (January 21 – February 19)

February 5, 2016

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Aquarius (January 21 – February 19)

Personality Traits:  Not a follower, you maintain a sense of individuality while surrounded by a group. Aquarius is a very social sign and being around other people energizes you.  Your mind is always in motion and you’re constantly looking for the next best thing and often the first to try […]

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Feeling Hungry is Healthy

January 26, 2016

Blog, Diet

Feeling Hungry is Healthy

Whew, we made it through the holidays. If you’re like me, you may be feeling like it’s time to cut back on all the holiday goodies and get more mindful of my portions. That means sometimes feeling hungry. For me, that feeling means I ate just enough, and not too […]

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More Crazy Diet Fads

December 17, 2015

Blog, Diet

More Crazy Diet Fads

A while back I wrote about some of the crazy diets that people have used, through the ages, to lose weight.  Well, seems I left a few out.  Since the holidays, or after the holidays, are when we start thinking about losing weight, I thought I would regale with you […]

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Are You Sabotaging Your Diet?

December 10, 2015

Blog, Diet

Are You Sabotaging Your Diet?

Holidays aside, are you also sabotaging your “diet” (I mean more how you are managing clean eating) efforts with the following mistakes? Weekend Cheats. A weekend of gluttony can set you up for overeating and under exercising during the week, which can hinder weight loss efforts.  It’s really best to […]

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Sagittarius (November 22 – December 21)

November 19, 2015

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Sagittarius (November 22 – December 21)

Personality Traits:  You are an adventurer, philosopher, optimistic, outgoing, and social.  Sagittarius are known for being excellent athletes – more Olympic champions have been born under this sign than any other sign.  You also like feeling connected to your body, mind and spirit. Fitness Program:  Because of your outgoing personality, […]

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