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Commercial Break Workout: Total Body Blaster

Commercial Break Workout: Total Body Blaster

Who’s ready for another Commercial Break Burn during tonight’s episode of Extreme Weight Loss?! No better way to spend this Tuesday night…or really any night for that matter: Getting fitter yourself while watching…

EWL Commercial Break Burner!!

EWL Commercial Break Burner!!

  Torn between making time for your favorite show and still having enough time to get a work out in? Just combine the two!! The average 2 hour television program…

Powell Pack Workout of the Day

Powell Pack Workout of the Day

The Powell Pack’s workout of the day! You’ll need no more than 30 minutes from warm up to cool down. You can do this workout almost anywhere :). Grab your…

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…

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…

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…

The Latest Swing in the Fitness World?

The Latest Swing in the Fitness World?

What’s with the Kettlebell rage these days? It seems like everywhere we go there are kettlebell boot camps, Kettlebell DVDs, kettlebell workshops, Kettlebell Kids, etc. So is there a benefit…

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 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…

The Secret To A Successful 2013!

The Secret To A Successful 2013!

It’s hard to believe that 2012 has flown by and 2013 is on the horizon! Time to reflect on what we’ve accomplished this past year and to focus on what…

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…

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: 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…