For those of you who don’t know, I am a “Step-Monster”. Have been for about a year now. I was introduced to the wonderfully helpful Step-Mom magazine and proposed a new section on fitness. January is my first month as a contributor and unless you subscribe at www.stepmommagazine.com, you won’t have the workout, but you can all benefit from the video tutorials!
Alright, in December we talked about MODERATION and allowing yourself to have a treat or two. But it’s January now and we’re going to talk about GETTING BACK ON TRACK!
I don’t know about all of you, but I had my fair share (and sometimes more than my fair share) of desserts and holiday beverages. I feel like garbage and I need to take out the trash! That means a couple things: (1) cleaning out the garbage food in the pantry, (2) making my grocery list for the good quality food, and (3) commiting to a regular exercise routine again. Continue reading »
Need a little kick in the pants? Maybe a big one? Well, we have just the plan for you. It’s a 24-day weight loss challenge and it’s from Advocare. Starts with a 10-day Herbal Cleanse and then finishes with a 14-day Metabolic Nutrition System.
Our first cleanse for 2012 starts Monday, January 9th.
Email Val at firstname.lastname@example.org to sign up!
I’m limiting it to 10people so that I can spend time answering questions and give everyone support on the plan.
I say “the Holidays”, but what I really mean is the whole month of December. Between work parties, neighborhood gatherings, shopping for your family and friends, traveling, baking, eating what you bake, and trying to spend some actual quality time with the ones you love, who has time for a workout?
Well, you do, if you have a kettlebell and know how to swing. (If not, go see an RKC in your area, QUICK!)
Here’s a quick 20-minute workout that will get you sweating, burn some calories, and melt the stress so you can ENJOY your busy day:
30-sec Kettlebell Swing
1-min RKC Plank
30-sec R-arm Swings
1-min R-arm Front Squat & Press
30-sec L-arm Swings
1-min L-arm Front Squat & Press
1-min Plank w/Knee-Ins
Watch the video here or on My YouTube Channel to see a demonstration of all of the exercises above!
Enjoy the Holidays!
RKC, FMS, CSCS
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