No Excuses Weekend Warrior Workout #6

No Excuses Weekend Warrior Workout #6

Here is a full body workout I did today from the health club, but it can also be done from home. I've broken things out between beginner and advanced. Even if you were a regular to working out before, but have been on a bit of a break, it might be good to start with...
Gain Some Weight Loss Perspective

Gain Some Weight Loss Perspective

Yesterday I was talking to a friend who jumped on the scale earlier in the day. She'd lost seven pounds since November. She wasn't dieting, but was eating a lot cleaner and trying to be more conscious about what she put in her mouth.  "Great!" I said. "That's almost a...
Caffeine: love it or leave it?

Caffeine: love it or leave it?

Before I start ranting on about caffeine and whether or not it's really good for you, I must confess...to me, nothing is better than enjoying a great cup of coffee in the morning. In fact, I just got a new French press over the weekend. It's a Bodum, a red one.  A...
2011 Advice: Be consistent. Shake it up. Be a food snob.

2011 Advice: Be consistent. Shake it up. Be a food snob.

Chances are if you're reading this post, you're: Fit: "I live it. I breathe it. I'm just reading for maintenance." Resolution Fit: "As soon as Jan 1st gets here, the sweat will instantaneously drip off me...but not a moment sooner." Intellectually Fit: "I like the...
Full Body No Excuses Workout #5

Full Body No Excuses Workout #5

There is a lot to be said about interval training - particularly high intensity interval training. Interval training has the potential to: boost metabolism improve aerobic capacity increase overall running speed (if running is your thing - swimming, cycling or any...
Full Body No Excuses Workout #4

Full Body No Excuses Workout #4

Isometrics are such a great - and portable - way to incorporate strength training into you workout, no matter where you are or what you're doing. An isometric contraction is when you muscle contracts without changing its length. Usually movements like bicep curls,...