I Have Weak Glutes and I Cannot Lie

*Note: I’m going to start making my way back to blogging. It has been a roller coaster ride of emotion, fear and time constraints but I love my blog and I want to get back to what I love and back to writing for those of you who read this. Thank you for sticking with me, encouraging me and for just being awesome. I’m back.*

Shout out to Sir Mix A lot, but in this case I’m not talking about having a big butt, but a stronger one will do. I have weak glutes and I cannot lie. Continue reading →

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How to Execute More Effective Push Ups

Let’s make today a fit Friday! What do you say?

Y’all know I love my beloved planks. They are the absolute best. So many variations can be done with them. I like to think of push ups as a plank variation, too. It is essentially a high plank that changes levels several times. You core should be continuously engaged and tight during a push up. See!? For women especially, push ups can be really tough, but what we should be aiming for is QUALITY, not QUANTITY. It’s not how many push ups you can do, but how effective the push up is at making you stronger. Continue reading →

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Challenge: Let’s Have a Plank Party!

Let’s have a plank party!

I love planks. They are one of the toughest and most effective exercises for your core and the variations are endless! It also strengthens your shoulders, chest, back and quads. It’s so awesome! I try to do a plank a day in some way, shape or form to keep my core strong and tight. This week, I want to have a plank party! What’s a plank party, you ask? It’s my way of challenging you to join me in completing the above plank sequence at least one day this week. That’s it! Continue reading →

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November #MakingMoves Fitness Challenge Day 6: Election Day V(ote)-Ups!

It’s Day 6 and we’re moving right along! What’s more important is that today is Election Day! I really hope you all got out to vote this morning or are planning to tonight. I pray this election turns out the best for everyone in this country. So… in honor of today’s buzz words (election, vote, ballot, etc.) I thought I’d make today’s move V(ote)-Ups! Or much better known as V-Ups. This move is intense and really takes some core strength so be patient with it and do your best. Remember, in this challenge, you are supposed to TRY and do 20 of each move. I know you can do it! Continue reading →

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