Try These Fun Spring Outdoor Exercise Ideas!

I spend a lot of time in the gym working out, both by teaching classes, and training clients in groups and individually. Sometimes you just need a break from the indoor routine, and this is the perfect time to try these fun spring outdoor exercise ideas! I like to do these one set at a time, running from one to the other in between, for a good interval workout. Here are some of my favorites:

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What to Do When You’re Stuck in a Workout Rut

If you ever have those days, weeks, or even months where you feel like you’re getting nowhere with your fitness routine, you might be in a workout rut. You catch yourself watching the clock more than usual during your workout, and you’re cutting it short because said clock is torturing you. You get yourself to the gym, but your mind isn’t there; you’re simply going through the motions. You feel like you’re working hard, but you’re not making any gains on your goals. You’re ridiculously bored when you’re at the gym. Those are all definite signs that point to being stuck in a workout rut. Here’s a few tips on what you can do to get out of that rut and back to loving your workout routine and making gains.

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5 Basic Dog Exercises for You & Your Furry Friend

We all know that dogs make awesome companions. They are outstanding listeners, are excited when we get home, and rarely ever talk back! As far as an exercise buddy they rate at the very top. They don’t have the excuses that human workout buddies come up with from time to time. Here are some fun dog exercises to get you and your dog moving together. Continue reading 5 Basic Dog Exercises for You & Your Furry Friend

How to Burn More Calories While You Walk

The simplest of exercises: tie on your favorite walking shoes and go! But how can we maximize that basic walk outside? Getting out and enjoying the fresh air is one thing, but we want to be efficient about our exercise. And as fun as walking is, you don’t want to have to be out there for 4 hours to burn off that one piece of cake that you just had to have. So, let’s take a look at options for burning more, so you can do other things in your day and not just exercise. Continue reading How to Burn More Calories While You Walk