exercise Category

Exercise ball workout at home

Since most people have an inflatable exercise ball at home, and more and more people are asking me for exercises to do at home, I created this 24-minute, total body exercise video. I have beginner, intermediate and advanced options, so, whatever your exercise level, you’ll get a good workout. Now, I’m going to ask a […]

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foam roller exercises for pain relief

Follow along and workout with me with this simple 11-minute foam roller massage. I like to do these exercises at the end of my workouts, as it reduces soreness, tightness and pain. You can get a foam roller at a sports store, some massage centers, or on Amazon. Subscribe to my YouTube channel, which will […]

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The hardest lunge. I can do it. Can you?

The Darden 30-10-30 method split squat is the most brutal lunge I’ve done. Most people can’t do it exactly as designed. Follow along and let me know if you can do it. The technique is to slowly lower into a reverse lunge position for 30 seconds, then do 10 dynamic lunges, following by another torturous […]

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How to get motivated to exercise

If you have a hard time getting motivated to workout, follow these steps: Put on a comfortable exercise outfit that makes you feel good. I’ve had clients come to the gym in jeans, which isn’t good for lower body exercises since they don’t stretch. Wearing clothes specifically made for exercise, that fits you well and […]

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Driveway fitness training. How it’s done

My neighbor called me and asked me to train her two teenage girls because they wanted to exercise and lose weight. I asked her, “How are we going to do that, with the social distancing rules?” She replied, “We live across the street.” I had an epiphany, and said, “We’ll train in our driveways. Have […]

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seven wall-sit variations

Work your glutes, quads, and upper back with these wall-sit options. To do all seven, you’ll need an elastic band, dumbbells, and a soft yoga block, or a foam roller. You can also follow me on Instagram @fitgirlusa When you have a moment, check out all my products at http://www.thehighfivediet.com

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Total Body at-home exercise video

I posted this live 25-minute workout on Instagram, and saved it, so my clients and followers can enjoy exercising to this beginner/intermediate, bodyweight, video. No weights, or gym equipment needed. All you need is a chair, a soft surface, like a mat or carpet, and a glass of water. Let me know what you think, […]

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You can now train with me, wherever you are

Since the gyms are closed, and we need to practice physical distancing to prevent the spread of COVID-19, I’ve started personal training clients, one-on-one, remotely, from my home gym. I’ve been using the FaceTime feature on my smart phone with my clients, so we can talk to each other in real time. I show the […]

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Don’t do high intensity exercise during COVID-19 outbreak

Exercise is good for us, but too much of anything can be harmful. During stressful times, all types of intense exercise should be taken down a notch or two, to reduce the chances of getting sick. Whether it be heaving lifting, long workouts, or heart-pounding cardio, these types of workouts negatively affect the central nervous […]

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Easy way to get stronger

I’m so excited that my weight lifting log book 📖 is done ✅. I created it for myself initially, so I could track my workouts to make sure I was progressing, by lifting more weight, or doing more sets, or doing more challenging exercises. I’ve also included sample workouts and lots of exercises, some of […]

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