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Wednesday, March 28, 2012

Summer body core challenge

Planks are one of the best exercises to strengthen the core. Try this workout to really challenge the core. Rest for 30 sec after each exercise. Do twice a week and be on your way to fantastic abs!

Reptile plank- 4 sets of 20 (10 on each side)


Plank on the forearms for 1 min


Plank with knee to opposite elbow- 4 sets of 20 (10 on each side)


Plank for 1 min on forearms

Twisting plank- 4 sets of 20- 10 on each side


Side Planks- 30 sec on each side - twice

Friday, March 9, 2012

Upper Body Challenge

Sleeveless, tanks, and bathing suits are around the corner. Get those arms looking good for the summer!

Do each exercise for 30 sec, rest for 1 min after completing entire circuits,then repeat circuit 5 times

1. Plank Row


2. Tricep Push Up


3. Burpees with push up


4. Lateral raise


5. Bicep Curls

Wednesday, March 7, 2012

Summer body challenge- legs!

Time for short shorts and sundresses. Let's get those legs smoking hot!

Each exercise is done for 30 sec, no rest until you finish the entire circuit then rest for 1 min before going on to the next round, complete 5 rounds of each circuit

1. Quick Squat



2. Alternating Reverse Lunges



3. Plie Squat



4. Calf Raises



5. Forward Lunge Thrusts

Tuesday, March 6, 2012

Summer body challenge

Did you know we only have 4 weeks until Spring break? It is time to get these bodies bikini ready! I will be posting challenges 3-4 times a week to add in addition to your regular workout. These are designed to challenge you to take it up a notch and get that body in tip top shape. Who is ready for that summer body??


Cardio challenge

Do each exercise for 30 sec, then take a 1 min rest break and repeat the circuit 10 times

1. Jumping Jacks

2. High Knees



3. Lateral Jumps


4. Burpee


5. Mountain Climbers

Sunday, March 4, 2012

Turkey Chili

Excellent lean, clean meal on a chilly day

1 lb Ground Turkey Breast
Onion chopped
Green Bell Pepper diced
2 cans of Dark Red Kidney Beans
2 Cans of Pinto Beans
2 Cans of Diced Tomatoes with green chilies
1 tbsp chili powder
1/4 tsp garlic powder
1/4 tsp onion powder
1/4 tsp dried oregano
1 1/2 tsp ground cumin
1 tsp of salt
1 tsp black pepper
Avocado

Brown ground turkey with onions and pepper
Pour into Crockpot and add the rest of the ingredients undrained. Stir well and cook on low for 3-4 hours. Serve granished with half of an avocado

Enjoy!