Heavy vs Light Weights

So I have been recently experimenting with different reps, sets and weight amounts in my training. Now obviously lifting heavier is going to give you that mass and muscle growth. However since I have been doing more volume training with a slightly lighter weight, I have actually noticed more muscle definition. Volume meaning you just […]

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Hiit Those Abs

Here is one of my awesome ab hiit circuits. This workout can be done at home or at the gym. Each exercise is done in 20-30 seconds intervals 3-4 times through with a 10 second rest between each exercise. This workout can be done as often as you like. I do this workout at least […]

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Killer Ab Exercise

Did a new ab exercise in the gym the other day. Position your self in a plank position with arms/elbows on a bench while doing slow mountain climbers. I alternate between twisting my torso and pulling my knees in straight. This exercise is awesome for the entire core! Keep checking back for more exercises and […]

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Glute Training-How Often?

There a tons of advice out there about glute training. “How often?” “How heavy?” “How many reps?” Most advice out there says 2x a week should be your max. That actually isn’t completely accurate. At least not for me. I used to train legs/glutes 2x a week. But, about 3 weeks ago I started training […]

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Quality Over Quantity

In this case I am referring to exercise. I can’t count the times I have seen people in the gym doing countless amounts of reps with poor form and using the wrong amount of weight. I want to explain in this blog post about the importance of using correct form, muscle activation, and using the […]

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HIIT Home Workout

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 […]

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My Heavy Leg Workout

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: 4×6-8 reps Remember to keep your spine neutral during this exercise and slightly bend your knees. This exercise really targets the hamstrings […]

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Challenge Update Day 1

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) […]

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