Define your Abs at home without any equipment!

Having strong and firm Abs is the dream of every one, who start exercising and dieting. Some Ab exercises can be very painful and hard to do. Also working Abs alone will not give you the result that you are looking for. In order to get that firm and tone abs, you need to work all … Continue reading Define your Abs at home without any equipment!

3 moves to stronger and firmer upper body! Kid friendly and no equipment needed

Would you like to have leaner and firmer arms and more defined shoulders? Try these three body weight moves from the comfort of your home, no equipment needed. Ask your kids to join you for added fun. Are you in? Let's get started! 1. Elevated push ups with one leg raised: The muscles involved: shoulders, core, glutes, … Continue reading 3 moves to stronger and firmer upper body! Kid friendly and no equipment needed

At home and kid friendly core workout

The plank is one of the best exercises for core conditioning, but it also works your glutes and hamstrings, supports proper posture, and improves balance. In this week's workout circuit, we are going to get our core burn. Core workouts, work much more than just your Abs. They strengthen your back muscles, your obliques, your glutes, and all … Continue reading At home and kid friendly core workout

Three simple moves to fabulous legs!

Leg day, that dreaded day, yes, well, no more? I used to look at my workout calendar and as it would get closer to the leg day, I would feel sick through my stomach, but I never skipped it, because I knew they are important. Now I love my leg days, why, because I made … Continue reading Three simple moves to fabulous legs!

Who said you have to spend hours in the gym to get fit?

Years ago, and still today, every time I think about going to the gym to workout, the list below comes in my mind:  I have to spend at least an hour at the gym I need to watch a few YouTube videos to learn how to use those complicated equipments, so I don't look like an idiot. … Continue reading Who said you have to spend hours in the gym to get fit?

Pushups on a stability ball

Push ups are one of the best exercises that you can do to firm and tone your whole body. In the standard pushups the following muscles will get targeted: Chest muscles (Pectorals), Shoulders (Deltoids), Back of your arms (Triceps), abdominals, and the wing muscles directly under your armpit (Serratus anterior). There are a variety of pushups … Continue reading Pushups on a stability ball

Plank rotations with a preschooler or a toddler

A plank is a basic move that sometimes looks too easy to be beneficial, but the reality is, even though getting into the plank might be easy, but holding a plank can be very difficult because it requires strength and endurance in your abs and back.  The plank is best recognized for its role in core conditioning, but … Continue reading Plank rotations with a preschooler or a toddler

Single leg dip with a toddler- get rid of Jiggles

Get rid of jiggly arms and legs all in one exercise. The single-leg dip is a more difficult variation to the standard dip. Using only one leg for support increases the resistance placed on the upper body during the movement. The movement specifically targets the chest, shoulders and triceps. It also targets your core, since … Continue reading Single leg dip with a toddler- get rid of Jiggles

Reasons behind weight loss resistance- part III. Low fat oxidation rate

The third factor that effects weight is fat metabolism. Reduced fat oxidation levels have shown an effect on obesity and weight gain. Since we tend to consume more fat than our body needs at any given time, our body stores the extra fat to be used at times of need. The fat stored in the body is … Continue reading Reasons behind weight loss resistance- part III. Low fat oxidation rate

How to do wall sits with a toddler

Wall sit is a great exercise to strengthen your quadriceps.  The good thing about this exercise is that it requires minimal space and equipment. All you need is a wall, your body and gravity. This exercise, will also help to strengthen your core specially when doing the advanced version because you have to keep your … Continue reading How to do wall sits with a toddler