by Lisa Rhea It's January, and although your resolve to get fit may be strong, you resolve to stay warm may be stronger. Here's a workout you can do without even leaving the house. It's quick, easy and works your full body. There's no reason you can't do this workout - unless you don't have a staircase … Continue reading The S|Taircase Workout
Pull-ups are a really hard bodyweight exercise to perform, especially for women. This is not because we can't do them, but simply that our body composition is naturally suited to have strong legs/lower half and less developed upper body strength. With that said, it may take you a little longer to get your first real … Continue reading Pull-ups: The Bodyweight Lifting Unicorn.
By Jaime Rice My last post I discussed my love of the deadlift and explained the difference between conventional and sumo deadlifts. Today I would like to talk about my second love, the Bench Press I have been bench pressing, in some variation, since I was in college. This is why my upper body is … Continue reading Bench Press- Not Just for the Boys
By Jaime Rice I absolutely love deadlifts! I think it is one of the best exercises anyone can do for overall strength and enhancing your physique. I believe some form of deadlifting should be incorporated into any fitness routine This does not mean everyone should lift super heavy deadlifts twice a week. Instead, listen to … Continue reading Down Low on the Deadlift
By Jaime Rice This week Nashville enjoyed some nice weather so I decided to finish my workouts outside at the local park. I ran a mile 1/2 and walk/sprint a mile for a total of 2.5 miles. I finished my run with this great park circuit. Modify to fit your needs/goals and available equipment: 10 … Continue reading Thursday Training
By Jaime Rice Short on time? Try today's workout to get your body moving and feeling energized! 25 Sumo Squats with Dumbbell 15 Kettle Bell Swings (use dumbbell if no Kettle Bell) 20 Single Leg Deadlift (10/leg) 1 Minute Plank Repeat 5 Rounds for time.
By Jaime Rice Last post Lisa showed you how to tighten your core post pregnancy. The exercises and tips she provided can be applied every day, even if you are not post baby. I am using one right now as I sit here in my chair typing away; sitting on edge of my seat … Continue reading The Flip Side
Perfecting the Push Up: Part 3 Over the past several weeks, I have discussed the basic push up form as well as several push variations. Today I want to get more advanced with our push up game! We are going all out with the one armed push up and the clap push up.Don’t worry if … Continue reading Perfecting the Push Up: Part 3 and Challenge
By Jaime Rice We have all heard about it and/or have seen it in full effect; whether in the gym to witness the magnificent pump for yourself or scrolling through your feed on the various social media outlets. "The Pump" is all around us; #shoulderpump #bootypump #thatpumptho…and it goes on. When I hear or see … Continue reading The Pump
By Lisa Rhea Good posture says a lot about a person. If you’re not standing tall, you’re immediately giving social cues of weakness and subordination. Sad, but true. And beyond giving cues of social prowess, better posture is more attractive and slimming. But working on your posture goes beyond the simple reminder to stop slouching. … Continue reading Don’t be a Slouch