Exercise of the Week


 Add a cardio exercise and burn more calories  … By adding a cardio exercise such as jumping jacks into your fitness routine in between each exercise you will burn more calories and help to boost your metabolism. I love jumping jacks because they are a body weight exercise you […]

Jumping Jacks


Make your Burpees a little harder and challenge your core even more … Standard Burpees are a great full body move; adding the kettlebell not only increases the intensity but also challenges your core and forces your torso to contract, stabilize and work even harder. This is an advanced exercise […]

Kettlebell Burpees


> Work ALL your Ab Muscles with this exercise Torso Rotations w/ a Stability Ball Torso Rotations are a great way to engage and work all of your abdominal muscles with 1 single exercise. Be sure to keep your abs contracted throughout the entire exercise and exhale as you sit […]

Torsion Rotations



Burn Calories – Improve Your Balance & Coordination Box Jumps aren’t just for CrossFit, include them in your workout routines and you will see improve in your agility, coordinate, accuracy and balance; plus you will be burning tons of calories and working your legs and core. Ryan has made the […]

Box Jumps


Have Fun Doing Crunches Partner Drills – Crunches w/ a stability ball It’s always more fun to workout with a buddy and here’s a fun way to do crunches. Lie on the floor and hold a stability ball between you and your partners feet. Be sure to keep your knees […]

Partner Crunches


Quickly Target Many Muscle Groups with 1 Exercise This combination exercise includes a High Bridge w/ knee pulls and a Chest Fly w/ Skulls Crushers. It’s a multi-tasking move that targets your legs, glutes, abdominals, chest and triceps all at the same time. Be sure to focus on each part […]

Combination Move



Target your Glutes & Work your Core Plank Position Diagonal Leg Lifts This is one of Tracy’s favorite exercises because it does so much. Keep in mind the more you can keep your hips square to the floor the more glute activation you will get and the more challenging the […]

Plank Position Diagonal Leg Lifts


Work your Arms & Challenge your Balance Stability Ball Biceps Curls w/ dumbbells Balance is such an important factor in everyday life, so the more you can incorporate balance training into your fitness routines the better. Using a stability ball is a great way to do just that. Remember when […]

Stability Ball Biceps Curls


Dumbbell Chest Press w/ Leg Lifts By adding leg lifts to the standard chest press this challenging combination move targets not only your chest muscles but also all your ab muscles at the same time; including those tough to tone lower abs. Get the most out of the chest press […]

More than Just a Chest Press



Twice the Work w/ 1 Move Squats & Biceps Curls Do double duty with this exercise, simply add a biceps curl to your squat and you will be working your legs, glutes, biceps and core all at the same. Deirdre is using a single dumbbell to perform the exercise you can […]

Squats and Biceps Curls


Supine Windshield Wipers Ryan makes the Windshield Wiper more challenging by holding a barbell over his chest. It’s important to keep your abs contracted during the entire exercise and only lower your legs as far as you can while still keeping your low back flat on the floor. Keep it […]

A More Challenging Windshield Wiper


A Full Body Functional Fitness Move Rotational Squat to Shoulder Press   The rotational squat to shoulder press is an important move to incorporate into your workout because rotational moves are often overlooked when exercising. If you think about it rotation is part of almost every movement in our daily […]

Rotational Squat to Shoulder Press



A Better Reverse Crunch Torso Rotations with a Stability Ball This reverse crunch works all your abdominal muscles with 1 move; including those hard to tone lower abs. Keep in mind the more range of motion as you lean back the harder the exercise. Be sure to exhale as you […]

Torso Rotations


Episode 13: EOW: Cross Chop to Knee
Strength, Coordination, Balance and Flexibility Cross Chop to Knee The Cross Chop to Knee is an excellent functional move that not only works your abs and hips but also helps you improve your coordination, balance and flexibility. Be sure to create the chopping motion by focusing on crunching your abs […]

Cross Chop to Knee


A NO Crunch … Ab exercise TRX Pike to Knee Tuck Tony makes this combination TRX ab exercise look easy. Be sure you can perform each move individually with good exercise form and technique before combining them into 1 exercise. Remember to adjust the height of the TRX straps to […]

TRX Pike to Knee Tuck