"Heidi Powell"

My 1040 Total Body Workout

My 1040 Total Body Workout

Tomorrow is April 15th—Tax Day—the day we all love to hate, and one that looms over us as soon as the clock strikes midnight on December 31st. So if you’re…

Housework: Your Secret Workout Weapon

Housework: Your Secret Workout Weapon

Happy National No Housework Day—the one day of the year you don’t have to do housework! Does that ever really happen—for a whole day? Just Curious. 😉 Anyway…while you get…

My 1st Post Ruby Workout

My 1st Post Ruby Workout

So many people are asking me if I am working out yet, post-baby. The answer is yes with some fine print ☺. While I have done a couple structured bouts…

Announcing…Ruby Lane Powell

Announcing…Ruby Lane Powell

We are so pleased to announce the birth of our beautiful baby girl, Ruby Lane Powell. She decided to join us on Saturday, the 16th of November at 8:20am –…

My Pregnancy Workout: The Nasty 9s

My Pregnancy Workout: The Nasty 9s

Finally, a pregnancy workout that almost anyone can do (with your doctor’s approval, of course)! One of my favorite parts about this workout (besides the name, that plays off of…

Fabulous Abs in Just 5 Minutes

Fabulous Abs in Just 5 Minutes

Alright busy ladies, here’s how we get rockin’ abs in just 5 minutes a day! Now, I wouldn’t advise you do this workout every day at first, but throw it…

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…

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….

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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