Healthy & Happy Life

How To Enjoy Cardio

Are you a believer that #CardioisHardio?  Do you dread doing cardio at the gym?  To no surprise, you are not alone.  Even if you like cardio there are some days where you just don't want to do it!  We all know that we should do cardio, we all know the benefits of cardio but there… Continue reading How To Enjoy Cardio

Healthy & Happy Life

The Truth About Running: The Good, Bad, & Ugly Part 2

If you are reading this chances are you are either already a runner or want to be a runner.  Part one focused on overall training in order to run with strength and good form to prevent injuries and chaffing.  Let's move on to some other UGLY truths about running. Let's talk about the DREADED port-a-potties!… Continue reading The Truth About Running: The Good, Bad, & Ugly Part 2

Healthy & Happy Life

The Truth About Running: The Good, Bad, & Ugly Part 1

Going out for a run really isn't just going out for a run.  What I mean is, there are so many other things involved in running.  In gym class, the PE teacher would just say "give me a lap" or coach would make you run for conditioning. Nothing wrong with that but have you actually… Continue reading The Truth About Running: The Good, Bad, & Ugly Part 1

Fitness Training

You’re Doing It Wrong: Common Mistakes Made On Cardio Machines

Cardio!  The dreaded "C" word on everyone's mind. Debated as the most hated word too!   I've spent some serious time on cardio machines at the gym.  I've tried them all, I've seen it all.  Today as I was pushing myself on the stairs as hard as I could I took a look to my right… Continue reading You’re Doing It Wrong: Common Mistakes Made On Cardio Machines

HIIT Workouts

Weekly HIIT Workout

Try this Weekly HIIT for an extra sweat session!  This is mainly cardio based this week! YIKES this is tough! Don't forget to add more rounds, more rest, more weight, to any of your HIITs Round 1: 40 Seconds Work/20 Seconds Rest (12 rounds) Jumping Jacks (x3) Break-dancers (x3) Jump Squat (x3) Toe Touches (x3) Round 2: 40 Seconds… Continue reading Weekly HIIT Workout

Fitness Training

26.2 Miles: Anything Is Possible

One of the most amazing things about running a marathon is that you run against the distance, not against the other runners and not against the time.  Finishing a marathon is a life changing opportunity. When you cross the finish line you realize that anything is possible.  With every mile I run I am reminded… Continue reading 26.2 Miles: Anything Is Possible

HIIT Workouts

Weekly HIIT Workout

I divided this week up into a few thematic AMRAPS.  The first one is with resistance bands like Fit Simplify Resistance Bands and the second AMRAP is with the Bosu Ball.  The last one is all booty! If you hare short on space or equipment try pairing exercises together that take up the least amount of equipment… Continue reading Weekly HIIT Workout