Video - Circuit Training Round 2 Routine for Abs and Total Body

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This is round 2 of my circuit training series that is easily done at home or smaller gyms. No gym machines are required to do this routine. I suggest doing this for four rounds if you do not plan on doing any other training on the day you do this routine. If you do some weight training before then I would say 3 rounds. Good luck!

You will do this for 3-4 rounds and it consists of:


– 5 reps of alternating shoulder raises, T raises and sho ...

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Video - Morning Home Gym Circuit Workout Total Body HIIT

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Another day, another circuit workout to share with my readers. I hope that you are able to do some of these routines at home or in your smaller gyms and be able to stick to your goals. I am working in more of these routines so that you can find ways to stay active even if you don’t have access to machines or a big gym. Today was my “rest day” so I didn’t plan to do a ton of training but wanted to focus on some HIIT to get the blood pumping, heart rate up and also focus on ...

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Video - Total Body Circuit Workout At Home Exercise Ideas

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Hello ladies, many of you have been asking me to share more of my workout routines. Many times when I share them I get a lot of emails asking what can be done at home instead. I know that sometimes getting to the gym is not easy for everyone’s busy schedules so I wanted to start to do some videos at the end of my workouts showing you some variations you can do at home for a circuit workout. When I do circuit training I like to do 5-8 exercises in a sequence, without a break, and then repea ...

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At home workout ideas and equipment to stay in shape

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I haven’t posted a workout or fitness routine in a few weeks, I have been slacking I know. I have been focusing a bit more on running lately and just kind of fell off the wagon (see, we all do it) but in the mean time I have been taking time to do very simple at home workouts that don’t require any machines. All you need is a pair of dumb bells, a mat and maybe a short barbell with plates. Right now I am ramping up to start lifting heavy again, which I do in the fall and winter but fo ...

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Carpe Hand Lotion - Say Goodbye to Sweaty Palms (Review)

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Carpe Antiperspirant Hand Lotion: The end of sweaty hands “Seize the Moment”

Recently I received some great new items to add to my fitness routine to help with a variety of concerns or to help improve my workouts. Today’s post is dedicated to something I received that helps to combat sweaty hands, which as many of you weight lifters know, can be a big pain and frustration. The product is called Carpe Lotion and it is an antiperspirant for a ...

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My journey to giving up dieting and move toward strength training

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Ever since I created my blog almost three years ago, the most popular article is the one related to the 12 week workout plan for strength training for women. I have over 200 comments and questions from women readers and many of the themes are similar. I wanted to take a few of the questions that I see repeated pretty often and answer them in one place to make it a bit easier for those who are just starting out on their strength training journey. Some readers are just starting to lift weights for ...

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Overhead Padded Medicine Ball Slams - Great Glute and Upper Body Exercise

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Turning your cardio and full body workouts up a notch

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Padded medicine balls are a great piece of equipment not only in the gym but at home as well. They don’t take up a ton of space and with various weights you can really use these for a variety of exercises. The overhead padded medicine ball slam allows you to use various muscles as well as get your he ...

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A few top tips and ways to stay fit when traveling

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When traveling away from home, even for a few days, it can be hard to stay on your normal schedule of healthy eating and also working out. Perhaps your hotel does’t have a gym, or if it does, it has a very basic one with equipment you are not used to. Whatever the case may be there are a few key ways to at least stay active while you are traveling so that you don’t completely fall off the wagon. I know when I travel the first ...

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Beast Sports Beast Wear Apparel and Fitness Gear

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“Within every Beauty lies a BEAST”

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I love this quote, it makes me feel powerful every time I see it and every time I put in on before my workout. What you wear to the gym can seriously impact how you feel and approach your workout. Why do you think so many fitness companies are making motivational tank tops and t-shirts? Seeing a message that inspires you really helps you to ...

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Build Amazing Shoulder & Arms - Strength Workout Routine for Women

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How to build muscle to create sexy, sculpted arms and shoulders

It’s now my third week into my new lifting and strength training routine. I life weights five times a week, do cardio 2 times a week and have one complete rest day on Sundays. My cardio consists of plyometric work and 2 sessions of HIIT (high intensity interval training). For my HIIT I do 30 minutes on a treadmill with :30 walking at 3.0 speed and :30 sprint at 7.5. On Monday I do an Arm ...

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