It’s Almost Over!

Two weeks ago, my cast was cut off (by the way, did you know cast saws work by vibration? Since the fiberglass doesn’t vibrate and your skin does, the saw can tell the difference between the two).Ā  Anyway, I was fitted with this super fashionable walking boot and have been Read more…

Smart moves with dumbbells

Keep it simple! Dumbbells are an excellent way to add resistance: They are found in most gyms and are usually more available than machines. Find a small area and you’re ready for a full body strength session! Goblet Squat –Ā Strengthen your legs, hips, glutes, and core Dumbbell against chest Elbows Read more…

Lunch Break Strength Session

Don’t have time to work out AND shower during your lunch break? This workout is designed to maximize your strength building and minimize cardiovascular conditioning (more muscle action, less heavy breathing). To do this, KEEP YOUR REPETITIONS LOW (8 reps or less) and INCREASE THE DIFFICULTY (by adding weight or Read more…

More Core

Ready to try some core strengthening exercises that aren’t the plank? (And if you DO want plank ideas, check out this post). Quadraped Cues: Hands under shoulders, knees under hips “Pack” shoulder blades down into back Brace core and pull knees 1 inch above the ground Once you can hold Read more…