When I first started exercising I had to start at home. I was a full time mom with two kids under two years old. So finding time to go to the gym was not exactly easy or ideal. I started out doing workout dvds. You can pretty much go to any library now to rent… Continue reading HIIT Home Workout
There is no short answer to this question. Obviously, if you are at a calorie deficit you will lose weight. However it can also cause some people more harm than good. Counting calories can become very tedious. Especially if you are a person who easily becomes obsessive. You may concentrate so much on reaching the… Continue reading Should You Count Calories?
As promised here is my heavy leg routine. Keep in mind that you don't have to use heavy weights. These exercises can be done with whatever weights work for you. Stiff Leg Deadlifts: 4x6-8 reps Remember to keep your spine neutral during this exercise and slightly bend your knees. This exercise really targets the hamstrings… Continue reading My Heavy Leg Workout
So first day after my new fitness challenge of lifting much heavier with lower reps. I am sooore!😌 It feels really good. I usually recover very quickly from a workout. So this is definetly different for me. Its good to shock our bodies with new things. Here is my current workout schedule. Monday: Legs(lower body)… Continue reading Challenge Update Day 1
Staying on track with your diet/nutrition can be difficult. Especially if you have a busy lifestyle like I do. I am a pretty organized person. A planner. I like schedules.😊😏 I know for some people, that is not the case. But, when it comes to staying on track planning and preparing is a big helper.… Continue reading Too Busy? 3 Ways I Stay On Track with My Nutrition
As I mentioned in a previous blog post, I used to constantly do LISS cardio (low intensity steady state). First I want to explain what that means. LISS cardio is when your heart rate is not at max. So like if I'm just jogging on a trail at a steady pace, I can usually go… Continue reading Why I love HIIT( high intensity interval training) more than LISS Cardio (low intensity steady state)
I mentioned in my previous post that health and weightloss success is 70% of what you put in your body. When I started my weightloss/fat loss journey I immediately cut carbs. I thought that to lose weight I couldn't consume carbs. My diet consisted mostly of animal fats,dairy and protein. Along with only certain vegetables.… Continue reading From Low Carb To Paleo