Clock your Cardio
Cardio is not the most exciting thing to do at the gym. I’m the last person you’ll see sitting on a cardio machine for 45 minutes at a steady pace. However, getting the heart rate elevated and getting a good sweat is important to overall health and fitness. I’ve tried to find different ways to get my cardio in that don’t require minutes on end of steady state walking or stair climbing (but I will do it if I have to!)
Fall Feels: Soup Season
The weather is FINALLY cooling down around here. And by cooling down I mean 85 degrees. Mornings and evenings are perfectly cool and that has me in the mood for soup! Fall reminds me of flavors that are warm and cozy. As the weather cools down, soup season begins, and I am a happy girl. Canned soups and pre-made soups are usually loaded with excessive ingredients and sodium. However, this mushroom cauliflower soup is creamy yet light–no dairy included in this recipe! You can just imagine yourself enjoying this creamy, earthy soup in your flannel pajamas, with fuzzy slippers, next to a roaring fire.
Lower and Upper Body Workout
Time to get back to regular workouts! I will ease back into equipment workouts–this one is a compilation of a few different bodyweight exercises plus one dumbbell movment. You will feel lower and upper body (bunz and gunz) working during this circuit. Find a set of medium dumbbells and time to get sweating! (see videos for demos)
Football Season in Full Swing
Hello! Sorry I was M.I.A. during September…I was full force in the No Equipment, No Excuses challenge on Instagram (were you?). Well, now we are into football season and I’m ready to get cooking again! I’ve got some football food in store for you: chicken wings. Football and chicken wings are just the perfect pair, agree?
Below, you will find recipes for two different chicken wings flavors and a yummy yogurt dipping sauce. It is all about simplicity with these healthy, gluten free finger foods!
No Equipment, No Problem
A fully-stocked gym isn’t always at hand. Life doesn’t always allow time for a lengthy workout everyday. Traveling is a necessity for work. I get it–working out isn’t always a priority for everyone.
I am here with a solution for you: a 4 week no equipment workout challenge! No equipment, no excuses, NO PROBLEM!