Exercise of the Week

kettlebell push ups
“YES you can do a Push-Up”Start with a Kneeling Push Up Kettlebell Push UPs are an advanced exercise. Here’s how to get started; keep in mind that all push ups are a great change of pace to the standard chest press. They are a body weight exercise that not only […]

EOW – Kettlebell Push Ups

Stability Ball Skull Crushers
Stability Ball Skull CrushersIt’s a Fitness Fix for Tough to Tone Triceps Stability Ball Skull Crushers -don’t let the name scare you! This exercise is also referred to as the “French Press,” and it is an awesome way to tone those hard to target triceps muscles. You also get the […]

EOW – Stability Ball Skull Crushers

Mountain Climbers
Burn More Calories with Mountain Climbers Mountain Climbers are a great cardio exercise; they are one of those back to basics exercises from high school that really gets your heart pumping. I like to use Mountain Climbers as added intensity on cardio days or in between strength training exercises. Remember […]

EOW – Mountain Climbers

Lateral Raises
Get ‘Show ’em Shoulders’ with Lateral Raises To get sculpted, well defined shoulders that look great in sleeveless shirts you need to work all three of your deltoid muscles. Lateral Raises a great back to basics move to work the top of your shoulders or your medial deltoid muscles. Be […]

EOW – Lateral Raises

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 that you can achieve as you lean back the harder the exercise. Be sure […]

EOW: Torso Rotations

I love Cable Squats because they are a great change to the standard squat. The wider your feet the more you will challenge your inner thighs. Make these more challenging and work your calf muscle too by lifting up on your toes as you stand up! Remember to keep your […]

EOW: Cable Squats

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
Plank Position Leg Lifts are a progression of the standard plank, and 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 […]

EOW: Plank Position Leg Lifts

EOW Rear Deltoid Raise
Show ’em ShouldersRear Deltoid 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. […]

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