Exercise of the Week

3 Position Row w/ cable
When you include various back exercises in your fitness routine you are not only strengthening your back but you are also improving your posture. The 3 Position Row is so effective because as you switch your grip you are actually targeting your back muscles a little differently in each position. […]

EOW: 3 Position Cable Row

EOW Squat Hammer Curls
Love this exercise because it does double duty! You will get sculpted, defined arms while you are isometrically toning all the muscles in your upper legs and glutes. If your legs give out first simply stand up and complete your hammer curl reps, if you finish the reps and your […]

EOW: Squat Position Hammer Curls

EOW - Plank Position Leg Lifts
Planks when performed correctly are amazingly challenging and are not on most peoples favorite exercise to do list. They do however, target, tone and literally sculpt your entire core. Be sure you can perform the standard plank using good form before adding the leg lifts. If you are an advanced […]

EOW: Plank Position Leg Lifts

EOW Rear Deltoid Raise
Show ’em ShouldersLateral Raises To get sculpted, well defined shoulders that look great in sleeveless shirts you need to work all three of your deltoid muscles; including the back of the shoulders, your rear deltoids. This exercise is a great back to basics move that will do just that. Be […]

EOW: Rear Deltoid Raise

Static Lunge on a step Change up your lunge … work harder, get more range of motion, tone and tighten your tush and thighs … simply by placing your front foot on a step. This is also a great exercise to incorporate into an outside walk in the park as […]

EOW Static Luges

Squat w/ Shoulder Press & Leg Lift I love Combination Exercises because they work your whole body with one move. The Squat with Shoulder Press and Leg Lift does just that. This is an advanced challenging move; the faster you go the move cardio benefit you will receive. Be sure to […]

EOW Combo Move

Reverse Twists w/ medicine ball Work your abs without crunches. The Reverse Twists are a great way to tone & sculpt your abs from a seated position. These are challenging, be sure to keep your abdominals contracted during the entire move. No medicine ball, no problem simply use a light […]

Reverse Crunch Twists

A Must DO Move for Great Glutes and Legs This leg exercise works just about all the leg muscles, it is great for the glutes and you get even more emphasis on the outer thighs because of the side leg lift. Change it up by holding dumbbells in each hand […]

Squat with Leg Abduction

Get Your Heart Rate Up and Burn More Calories with the Jump Up Step Down Move Burn more calories throughout your strength training workouts by incorporating this “Heart Smart Cardio Move” in between each exercise. Keep in mind the higher your step the more challenging the exercise. When jumping be […]

Jump Up – Step Down

Show ‘Em Off Arms Your triceps; the back of your arms, can be a challenging area to tone. Overhead Extensions are great because by holding 1 dumbbell in both hands it is easier to keep your arms in the proper alignment allowing you to get the most benefit out of […]

Triceps Overhead Extensions

Total Core Toner This is an advanced exercise that targets your entire torso area and really strengthens all your abdominal muscles as well as the muscles in your lower back. It is important to keep your body in a straight line from your head all the way down to your […]

Plank Crunch on a Stability Ball

Strong Back / Strong Legs Exercise bands are one of my favorite pieces of equipment because they are so versatile and portable. This multi-taking move not only works your back and all muscles in your lower body but it also challenges your balance. When doing the lunge be sure to […]

Reverse Lunge Row

For a Strong Healthy Back Keeping your back strong and flexible makes everyday jobs and activities a lot easier. A strong back also helps you to stand taller, keep better posture and even look slimmer. This is a great body weight exercise – no equipment required – to strengthen not […]


For a Strong Back and Strong Core The plank position row is a challenging advanced exercise that will strengthen your back and core at the same time. Start with a weight that is lighter than what you typically use when performing a standing row. Be sure to keep your hips […]

Plank Position Row

Improve your Balance & Train your Core This is a fun variation of the standard chest press and it does so much more. By using the Bosu you are challenging your abdominal muscles and your core, and then by simply raising one leg off the floor you are also incorporating […]

Chest Press on a Bosu