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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…

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…

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…

Welcome to the Amenzone

Welcome to the Amenzone

Over the years, I’ve had the privilege of meeting some truly extraordinary people that are changing the way we think, feel and live for the better. Every now and then,…

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….

Carb Cycling: The Fit Cycle

Carb Cycling: The Fit Cycle

Do you want to “lean up” without compromising your athletic performance? Do you want to train for long periods of time? Then the Fit Cycle is the cycle for you….

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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