May Cardio Challenge

Let’s do a May Cardio Challenge! We’ve done this challenge the past few years, it’s a great motivation for getting summer ready!

The Challenge: DO 45min to 1hr of sustained cardio 3 times per week. Cardio means getting your heart rate up! Shoot for 120-135bpm at least. Walking, hiking or biking hills, running, […]

30-Day Squat Challenge

What?! It’s Spring already?! Time to get that booty ready for bathing suit season 😉  Although that is a great motivation, we just want you all to be healthy! Obviously, one part of being healthy is getting consistent with exercise and forming a habit. That’s where a 30-day challenge comes into play!

Squats – Form, form, […]

March is Nutrition Month

Happy National Nutrition Month! One whole month to focus on improving your nutrition. Honestly, I cheat because I order healthy meals from Food Made Fresh. If you don’t have time or interest in cooking your own healthy meals, there are other options. You can also find healthy ideas on the website for […]

Push-ups: Three of the most common mistakes

One of the most popular strength training exercises is probably the push-up. It is a strength exercise that you can do anywhere. If you do them fast enough, it also gets your heart beating pretty quickly (adding a cardio effect). However, this is an exercise that I see people doing incorrectly more often than not. […]

Lifestyle Change – What Does That Really Mean?

Have you heard the term ‘Lifestyle Change’? It applies to losing weight, but it can apply to any habit you want to change or form in your life. Do you really know what that term means or (more important) how to accomplish a lifestyle change? Here is a great description of how to make a […]

Balance for a Better Core

Core strength or ab strength isn’t just about doing sit-ups or planks. A great way to work your core is by balancing. If you balance on one foot and keep your stomach tight, it is strengthening not just your abs (i.e., your abdominal muscles) but also your internal belt, known as your TVA or transverse […]

Consistency Is Key

“Consistency Is Key” can apply to so many things… Shockingly, we are applying it to fitness. Whether you have New Year’s goals or are just always striving to be more healthy and/or fit, consistency is one of the most important aspects.

One (big) problem, it’s hard to be consistent in an ever-changing world. Second (minor) problem, […]

The Whole Calendar Makes a Workout

If you’ve followed the Healthy Advent Calendar, it has given you one exercise, stretch or diet focus to accomplish every day. The real prize is that you can use all those exercises to make up a workout… that you can do anywhere, anytime!

The diet portion you should focus on every day:

  • Eat […]

Healthy Advent Calendar – Day 25

Welcome to the Healthy Advent Calendar! From December 1st to December 25th, there will be one healthy event to partake in each day. Today is:

One minute Mountain Climbers

(For instructions on Mountain Climbers see http://sarasdfitness.com/august-ab-challenge-week-2-2/)

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Healthy Advent Calendar – Day 24

Welcome to the Healthy Advent Calendar! From December 1st to December 25th, there will be one healthy event to partake in each day. Today is:

25 each Back Extension with Elbow Pull

(For instructions on Back Extension with Elbow Pull see http://sarasdfitness.com/august-ab-challenge-week-4-2/)

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