Have you considered this thought - you cannot do ANYTHING without your core? Lift your right arm. Did you feel your midsection activating to keep you stable? Take a step forward or kick your leg where you are right now. Did you notice that?
Do me a favor. Where you are right now - sitting, standing, whatever, turn both of your feet so that the arch is facing forward, toes facing each side, left, and right.
Balance: (noun) 1. an even distribution of weight enabling someone or something to remain upright and steady 2. a condition in which different elements are equal or in the correct proportions. (verb) 3. keep or put (something) in a steady position so that it does not fall. 4. offset or compare the value of (one … Continue reading Balance
Traveling and anxious about still being able to get your workout in? Or just don't have time for the gym? You don't need to carry much to do so ..
Vision - (noun) 1. the faculty or state of being able to see. 2. the ability to think about or plan the future with imagination or wisdom. 3. a mental image of what the future will or could be like. 4. the images seen on a television screen Welcome to the VIRTUE series. A collection … Continue reading Vision
Warm up - row machine 5 min Core Spider crawls 3 sets of 15 One-arm high pulley cable side bend 3 sets of 15 each 3/4 sit up 3 sets of 15 Frog crunches 3x 15 Chest (30-60 sec rest b/t sets) Cable chest presses 3 sets of 15 Cable flyes 3 sets of 15 … Continue reading Chest & Shoulders Workout
Decision: a choice that you make about something after thinking about it; the result of deciding Resolve: to make a definite and serious decision to do something “Set your mind on a definite goal and observe how quickly the world stands aside to let you pass.” ― Napoleon Hill, Think and Grow Rich Any time we make … Continue reading Resolve
Maybe you've heard of them. Maybe you haven't. Either way, they are a great way to supplement into and mix-up your workout routine!Michael Bracko, Ed.D., FACSM, said "high-intensity interval training (HIIT) can boost metabolism and accelerate weight loss."Great! Sounds right up my alley - more caloric expenditure in less time. Productivity, baby! If you could … Continue reading HIIT Workout and Benefits
In my perfect world, I would be further south, like Florida, or west, like California, or wonderful, like Hawaii .. but that's not my story right now - I'm in Virginia, where Monday it sleeted, iced, and snowed, and I decided to go out for my 1st day of 10k training anyway. I started out … Continue reading Adaptations
So after my run the other day, I wanted something super tasty .. And a little sweet .. But definitely nutritious. Here's a quick little smoothie recipe I made that you're sure to love! 🙂 Aubrey's Strawberry Protein Smoothie • 1 cup frozen strawberries • 1 scoop Muscle Milk Lean Muscle Protein Powder - Vanilla … Continue reading Smoothie Time