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Prepping for your first 5K

Prepping for your first 5K

The running race everyone should try Transformation specialists and certified trainers Chris and Heidi Powell give Judy a five-step plan that even the most novice runner can follow to the…

BBQ Buns and Thighs

BBQ Buns and Thighs

It’s officially summer and time for BBQs, swimming and sun! But are your buns and thighs ready? Ready to sport those shorts, swimsuits and even that little red, white and…

The Dreaded (and Loved) Burpee

The Dreaded (and Loved) Burpee

Can you believe 2013 is already almost halfway done? What happened to 2012??? I’m not sure if it was all of the travel, or just the everyday crazy-busyness of raising…

Mix Up Your Cardio Routine with Intervals

Mix Up Your Cardio Routine with Intervals

The concept of interval training is to alternate between high and low intensity movements. For weight loss, interval training has been proven to be significantly more effective than steady-state cardiovascular…

My Pre-Flight Workout

My Pre-Flight Workout

There are very few things worse than hopping on a flight and having to sit sedentary for 5 1/2 hours! To make myself feel not-so-bad about all of that sitting…

Take a Walk!

Take a Walk!

Today is National Walk to Work Day, and while it’s probably not feasible for most of us to walk to work, we can still participate in the celebration. Walking is an…

Five-Minute Workout for Busy Moms: Easy Cardio

Five-Minute Workout for Busy Moms: Easy Cardio

Originally published on ElizabethStreet.com. This week at ElizabethStreet.com, I’m going to show you the best cardio workout guaranteed to burn fat in no time. We’ve built muscle in our arms, blasted our booties, engaged our…

Fun Easter ACTIV-ities

Fun Easter ACTIV-ities

[youtube sL100T3mufk 500] Tis the weekend for Easter gatherings and family fun! Here are some great activities that will keep the kids—even the adult-aged kids—active and happy: 1. Easter Egg…

Sexy Summer Shoulders

Sexy Summer Shoulders

Shoulders are some of the most neglected muscles in the body. We spend so much time in the gym trying to tone our tummies with abdominal exercises, but what we…

Get Moving with Yoga

Get Moving with Yoga

Yoga Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3 Now that you know a little more about yoga let’s get down to the nitty gritty. It’s time to learn some basic positions….

Yoga – Tools and Tips to Try

Yoga – Tools and Tips to Try

Yoga Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3 So now you’re interested in trying Yoga. Learning a new sport or trying a new form of exercise like yoga can…

Yoga Is For Everyone (Yes, Even You!)

Yoga Is For Everyone (Yes, Even You!)

Yoga Part 1 | Part 2  | Part 3 A while back Chris and I posted some pictures of us doing yoga on our Facebook pages. We received a lot of comments and…

Fit in 4 Minutes

Fit in 4 Minutes

Short on time, like me?  Between shuttling the older kids to school and their various lessons, taking care of baby Cash, trying to manage the family business and get a…

Shredders

Shredders

If you’re following any of the carb cycles featured in our book, Choose More, Lose More for Life, Shredders are the final component in the exercise part of these cycles….

9-Minute Missions

In our book, Choose More, Lose More for Life, 9-Minute Missions work in conjunction with promises, carb cycling, and Shredders to form our complete life transformation program. Yes, you can…

Accelerators

The final component of the Extreme Cycle—in addition to the Extreme Cycle nutrition program and Metabolic Missions—is Accelerators. These exercises are cardio-based, and when added to your Extreme Cycle routine,…

Metabolic Missions

While the Extreme Cycle nutrition program is the foundation of your transformation journey, if you want to speed up your weight loss results, you’ll need to add regular exercise into…

Exercise Movement Glossary: Bench Dip

Exercise Movement Glossary: Bench Dip

  Begin holding a seated position shifted a couple of inches off a bench, hands directly underneath the shoulders, and elbows extended and knees straight and locked out (knees straight)….

Exercise Movement Glossary: Air Squat

Exercise Movement Glossary: Air Squat

Begin in a standing position, feet shoulder width apart, toes pointed slightly out from parallel. Keeping your weight on your heels, bend your knees and lower your buttocks down and…

Exercise Movement Glossary: Lunge

Exercise Movement Glossary: Lunge

Begin in a standing position with hands on your hips. Take an aggressive step backward with the right foot, gently “kissing” your back knee to the ground. Keeping the front…

Exercise Movement Glossary: Burpee

Begin standing with feet shoulder width apart. Squat down and place hands on the ground just inside your feet. Jump back to a plank position. Perform a push up. Jump…

Exercise Movement Glossary: Push Up

Exercise Movement Glossary: Push Up

Begin in the plank position, hands underneath the shoulders, elbows extended and abs tight. Bend at your elbows, lowering your body to the ground but staying rigid from your feet…

Exercise Movement Glossary: Plank

Exercise Movement Glossary: Plank

Elbows should be aligned directly underneath your shoulders, and your legs should be fully extended with ankles extended and toes on the ground. Squeeze your glutes, draw your belly button…

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