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Get Your Glutes Right Just In Time for Summer

Summer is Coming Ladies, summer is less than 50 days away, so you know what that means, we have to start working towards our summer bodies. If you're hitting the gym 5-6 times a week, you can't forget about toning your glutes. Doing cardio alone won't help you shape your lower body, but if you add strength training to your workouts, you'll be able to tone your lower body fast. [embed]https://www.instagram.com/p/BikRdmbgIJY[/embed] Here's a lower body workout that will help shape your glutes: Box squat and pop up jumps Dumbbell Box curtsy lunges  Side to Side Box Squats  Note: Repeat 5-6x and 10 reps each! Key Takeaway You have less than 50 days to get your body right for summer. Let's get it!...

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3 Races that Will Help You Get in Shape and Increase Your Endurance

The secret behind races Most people dread the idea of running either a 5K or a 10K. However, running is one of the best ways to get in shape fast and easy. Instead of rushing to a gym on the weekends, try participating in a race. When competing in a race, you will be more focused on finishing and not realizing you're completing a workout for the day. So, would you rather go to the gym or participate in a fun workout activity? I don't know about you, but I rather run a race any day over going to the gym. [embed]https://www.instagram.com/p/BiJ0T-Ml68P[/embed] Here are 3 races that will help you get in shape and increase your endurance 5K - this race consists of a three-mile run. The majority of people finish...

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The 4 Things You Should Incorporate when Transforming Your Body

The process of transforming your body Transforming your body takes a lot of work and dedication. The majority of people think it's an easy process to improve their health, but sometimes it can take as little to a month or years before seeing your body transform. The secret is - to transform your body you must stay consistent. Consistency is key in all aspects of life - no matter what goal you're trying to accomplish. [embed]https://www.instagram.com/p/Bhy3WI5Dckp[/embed] Here are the 4 things you need to help transform your body Coaching - Whenever you start a weight loss journey for the first time, I recommend having a coach. You will be able to get the proper assistance you need in order to stay consistent and get the results you've always desired. Wellness Program...

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Full Body Home Workout that Will Transform Your Body in Minutes

The Benefits of Exercising at Home When you're crunched for time sometimes you don't have time to make it to the gym and workout for a full hour. The truth is - all you need is 10-minutes to give yourself an energy boost and hit the ground running, again. The great thing is working out at home gives you the flexibility to do chores around the house, run errands and better prepare your kids for the week ahead. So, never think you don't have time because all you really need is a 10-minute full body workout. Here's a 10-Minute at home full body workout: [embed]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fXGT7c60Vb4[/embed] Make sure you complete each workout for 60 seconds and complete 2 sets of each! Jump Squats (60 seconds) Leg Lifts (60 seconds) Push...

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Pillow Abs: 9 Ab Exercises You Can Do With Your Pillow

Who knew you could work your abs using a pillow? The majority of us believe we have to make it to the gym to work our abs. However, Jeanette Jenkins new ab workout shows us how we can be in the comfort of our home and still strengthen our core. Goodbye ab machines and hello comfy pillows! [embed]https://www.instagram.com/p/BhpsCFrnAQ3[/embed] Here are 9 Ab Exercises you can do in the comfort of your home using a pillow: Leg Darts Half Roll Back Leg Lifts V-Hold Double Leg Kicks V-Hold Pillow Smash Pillow Twist Extend Legs Ab Tuck with Pillow Pass Straight Leg Pillow Pass Side Plank with Reach Under Key Takeaway Ladies, summer is right around the corner. So before you complain about having to go to the gym to work your...

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5 Ways to Stay Fit by Completing A Weekly Detox

Detox week isn't anything crazy, but I want the focus to be on consuming more foods that are high in fiber that will promote the release of toxins from the body. Here are 5 detox tips that will help you stick to the No Sweets Challenge: [embed]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SNIw0yw3GcU[/embed] 1. Incorporate at least 1 green smoothie a day.  Green smoothies are great for breakfast or as a snack. They are full of fiber and it's an easy way to consume your veggies and fruits per day. 2. Eliminate toxic oils. Avoid cooking with vegetable oil, peanut oil, coconut oil, sunflower oil and canola oil. Instead experiment and cook with avocado oil, coconut oil, olive oil, grape seed oil or flaxseed oil. These oils are less toxic and help the digestive system. 3. Drink green...

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6 Treadmill Workouts that Will Get Your Heart Pumping and Body Drenched

Treadmill workouts don't have to be boring!  The majority of people dread going to the gym and that's because of not having a workout routine. The first workout equipment people often use is the treadmill. But after 15 minutes of walking or running on the treadmill, we are ready to quit. [embed]https://www.instagram.com/p/BhRdaqMnBtf[/embed] Here are 6 Treadmill Workouts to help transform your body: Lateral Squat Jumps - start at 2.0 speed and start with just lateral shuffles and add a squat when you are comfortable. Front Squat Jumps - start at 3.0 speed and make sure it's low impact. Feel free to also do regular squats with feet on the side rails. Single Leg Glute Belt Pushes - the treadmill is off at this point and you're working each leg...

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You Can Still be Fit and Enjoy Your Favorite Sweets

Do you crave sweets? When people think of being healthy, they often feel like they have to deprive themselves of sweets. The truth is, you don't! You just need to find healthy alternatives that will give you all the nutrition you need. Here's a pancake recipe that will help you satisfy your sweet tooth, but still provider your body some nutritional value. [embed]https://www.instagram.com/p/BgyxDUpAfVH[/embed] Plant-based Maple Muffin Pancake Recipe: Ingredients 1 cup rolled oats 1 small ripe banana 1tbsp chia seeds 1 scoop Banana maple muffin ( available www.gettrusupps.com) 1 cup + 1/4 cup unsweetened almond milk 1 teaspoon baking soda 1 teaspoon baking powder Vanilla extract & cinnamon to taste Add 3tbsp of warm water to the 1tbs of chia seeds. Cook batter in a non-stick pan with coconut oil over medium heat. Read the remaining recipe by @massy.arias above!  Key Takeaway If you have a sweet...

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Be Your Own Body Goals by Competing with Yourself

Why competing with yourself is healthy? It's important for people to understand that when starting your weight loss journey, it's not good to compare yourself to other people. When you begin to compare yourself, you often find yourself lost and it can become mentally draining. The road to fitness and becoming healthy takes time, so trust your process and know that if you remain consistent the results will come. Just use this fit chick as an example! [embed]https://www.instagram.com/p/Bg4vF8FBttR[/embed] Stop making excuses and just do it! The more excuses you make, the longer it will take for you to accomplish any goal in life. You have to not only change your diet, but you must also transform your mind. Did you know that 80 percent of your success depends on...

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Don’t Rush Your Fitness Journey, It Takes Time!

Why does "patience" and "fitness" have to work together? Have you ever weighed yourself and got frustrated with the scale? Or looked in the mirror and began to criticize your body? It's ok! We've all done it before. As women, our bodies are constantly changing. But instead of being patient with our bodies, we tend to want a major body transformation in a day. The truth is, it's unrealistic! It's not that our goals aren't reachable, it's the unrealistic time frame we give ourselves to reach them. Weight loss is a slow process and if you want to do it right, you have to be patient with your body. [embed]https://www.instagram.com/p/BgybUDYlTQm[/embed] Here are 4 tips that will help you obtain patience during your fitness journey: Plan ahead and give your body time to transform. You...

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