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Saturday, March 22, 2014

The Boardwalk Empire Workout

Why not turn your favorite gangster show into an opportunity to kill some fat while the gangsters kill each other?  Get your workout gear on, warm up with the theme song, & get ready to sweat!  Whenever the following happen, do the assigned activity:





The Mad Men Workout




Lime Cilantro Quinoa



Can you tell I like to eat quinoa?  Here is another flexible recipe for a great meal (it’s gluten-free & vegan, too).  If you don’t have the exact vegetables on hand this recipe calls for, use what you have!

Thursday, February 20, 2014

Daily HIIT/Bodyrock.tv Catching Fire 30 Day Challenge: The Entire Challenge & My Results

Bodyrock/The Daily HIIT recently made a 30-day real-time challenge of 12 minute daily workouts.  I volunteered to write about each day as a way to stay accountable.  This long post is a summary of my results, a link to the entire challenge, and all of my articles related to the challenge.  My articles detail the workout, but also any modifications I did.  Since I did most of the workouts during my lunch break, I had to convert many exercises to bodyweight-only, or dumbbell-only.  If you are a beginner or don't have the equipment they promote, check out my articles for substitution ideas.  If you are looking for equipment, you can find it here.

11 Ways To Squeeze Activity Into Your Busy Day

We all have days that it seems impossible to do a legitimate workout.  Let’s be honest: after my son was born, I had too many days like that.  I got into the habit of sneaking in little bits of activity so that at the end of the day I felt like I did something good for myself.