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Finding Balance: Month 3, Friday

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Equipment Needed: Dumbbells Day 1: Full Body Circuit (all body weight exercises) 12 minutes AMRAP  (AMRAP = As Many Rounds As Possible) 1) Hand Walk x 2 2) Romanian DB Deadlift x 10 3) Burpee x 10 4) Standing Elbow to Knee x 10 each arm 5) Frankenstein Kicks x 10 each leg 6) Bodyweight Squats w/ 3 second hold at bottom x 10 Leave a comment and let me know how many rounds you were able to get in th ...[Read More]

Necklace Obsessed!! #CharmingCharlie

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Charming Charlie (seriously my favorite clothing and accessory store ever) is having a huge #necklaceobsessed event right now, and to celebrate I picked out all of my favorite necklaces to share with you guys!!  They have an awesome deal right now where you can mix and match and layer all these fun necklaces to make a really cool look.  I love their jewelry because it's super affordable, everythin ...[Read More]

Charming Charlie Summer Favorites!

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Earlier this summer I put up a few posts on social media about how much I love the store Charming Charlie and shortly afterwards their social media team reached out to me to ask if I would like to be an ambassador for them where they send me some of their newest lines each month for me to try out. I only had to think about that for about two seconds before I agreed, ha!  Their clothes are super af ...[Read More]

Finding Balance: Month 2, Monday

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Monday's Workout: Full Body Circuit Equipment Needed: Dumbbells Yoga Mat (or towel) Medicine Ball Workout (Full Body Circuit): 1) Body Weight Squat 2) Pushups 3) DB Bent Over Row 4) Reverse Body Weight Lunge (12 per leg) 5) Standing Overhead DB Shoulder Press 6) DB Bicep 21's 7) Bodyweight Tricep Dip 8) V-ups Do 12 reps of each exercise and do this entire circuit with only allowing just enough res ...[Read More]

Finding Balance: Month 2, Tuesday

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Tuesday's Workout: HIIT (High Intensity Interval Training) Sprints Equipment Needed: None! Outdoor Sprints (can be done in a driveway, in between light posts or just 30 seconds on, 30 seconds off). -5 minute very easy warmup -15-30 second sprints (15 seconds for beginners, 22 seconds for intermediate, 30 seconds for advanced), with 30 second rest. 10 sprints. -5-10 minute very easy jog cool down. ...[Read More]

Finding Balance: Month 2, Wednesday

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Wednesday's Workout: Full Body Circuit Equipment Needed: Dumbbells Day 3: Full Body Circuit 1) Plie Squat 2) DB Chest Press 3) Hip Thrust 4) Upright Dumbbell Row 5) Dumbbell Lateral Raise 6) Dumbbell Bicep Curls (watch video to see if we filmed these alternating or not, I can't remember. If they are alternating then call them "Alternating Dumbbell Bicep Curls") 7) Overhead Tricep Extension 8) Bicy ...[Read More]

Finding Balance: Month 2, Thursday

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Thursday's Workout: Tabata Style Cardio Equipment Needed: None! *I use the Tabata Timer app (free) on my phone for these workouts* 5 minute warmup Tabata #1: Alternate Burpees and Mountain Climbers (20 seconds on/ 10 seconds off) Tabata #2: Alternate Frog Jumps and Butt Kicks (20 seconds on/ 10 seconds off) Tabata #3: Lunge Jumps and Side to Side Shuffle (20 seconds on/ 10 seconds off)   Leav ...[Read More]

Finding Balance: Month 2, Friday

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Friday's Workout: Full Body Circuit Equipment Needed: Dumbbells Chair Step Stool (or stair step) Yoga Mat Day 5: Full Body Circuit 1) Jump Squats 2) Across A Box "Hand Walking" (left-left-up-up-right-right) 3) Bodyweight Front lunges (12 reps each leg) 4) Seated Bent Over Dumbbell Lateral Raise 5) Front Alternating Dumbbell Raise 6) Seated Bicep Curl 7) Tricep Kickback (12 each arm) 8) Toe Touch A ...[Read More]

Finding Balance: Start Here

  I am so excited for the release of this program!  This program has been in to works for a very long time.  I know how hard it can be to make it to the gym, or to afford a gym membership, and I wanted to create a program that could be done from home with minimal equipment, that didn't take hours of training, but that was realistic and could be maintained as a lifestyle.  In this program, I s ...[Read More]

Finding Balance: Workouts Overview

During the first month I have given you five workouts a week, three full body circuit workouts and two cardio workouts.  You will have two rest days each week and you can structure these however it works best for your schedule.  I personally prefer to do 3 days on, 1 day off, 2 days on, 1 day off, however I know others prefer to workout 5 days in a row and then have the weekends off from the gym.  ...[Read More]