exercise Category

Plié Workout (beginner ballet workout)

Ballet is really challenging, which is why, if you’re a beginner, it’s hard to find ballet classes that don’t frustrate or trip you. In this beginner ballet workout, we focus on plies, and then add some arm movements at the end. It’s easy to follow, fun, and will still get your heart pumping and those […]

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Do your squats suck? (Why your legs & butt are not strong)

Do your squats suck? Is your butt high in the air when you squat? If so, you are pulling on your lower back, and may end up with back pain. You are not strengthening your legs or your glutes, if your butt is not down. (to skip right to the video, scroll to the bottom […]

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Steps and Strength (walk and strengthen lower body)

This low-impact cardiovascular walking-strength workout includes marching for 30 seconds in between strengthening lower body sets. You will get your heartrate up, without jumping or putting too much pressure on your joints, and making your muscles work, in one 25-minute workout. I’ve coined this exercise session a steps and strength workout. It’s cardio with walking […]

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Steps & Strength cardio workout (walking + leg workout)

If you want to meet your goal of getting in a certain number of steps per day, and want to get your legs and glutes (the butt muscles) stronger, but don’t have the time to do both, this exercise routine tackles both goals. Below is a low-impact cardiovascular walking-strength workout. We are getting our steps […]

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Frog Pump Workout (strengthen & lift the butt)

Do you have a saggy butt? Do you want to lift, tone, and strengthen your butt? This quick glute workout targets the upper and lower glutes (the butt) with one exercise: the frog pump. The warm-up is getting into a bridge position, onto your back. Press your heels together and let your knees go out […]

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Ballerina Arms Workout (slender ballet arms exercises)

This 9-minute ballerina arms workout strengthens the arms, back and shoulders with specific bodyweight exercises. No weights are needed and the whole routine is performed standing. Ballet dancers have lean strong arms; these exercises tone (add lean muscle) the upper body without adding bulk. Below is a partial list of the exercises: arm sway (warm […]

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Cardio HIIT abs (all-in-one)

I combined an intense cardio HIIT session with an ab workout, into a quick 20-minute routine. Scroll down to start the YouTube workout now. Your abs, core, heart, low back and shoulders are getting strengthening moves in this follow-along video.  We go from standing exercises to floor exercises, because when you go up and down […]

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fun & funky cardio high intensity workout (7 min HIIT training)

(if you are viewing this on email or on social media, please visit site at http://www.realdiethelp.com for the most updated version of this post; it looks better, and it shows me an accurate count of views) Exercise can and should be fun, so I took it up 1000 notches and created a car themed high intensity cardio […]

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Push-Pull-Press beginner workout

(if you are viewing this on email or on social media, please visit site at http://www.realdiethelp.com for the most updated version of this post; it looks better, and it shows me an accurate count of views) If you’re wondering what the heck is a push-pull-press workout, you’re not the only one. Any exercise where you push something […]

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side butt butt workout (gluteus medius) to get rid of hip dips

(if you are viewing this on email or on social media, please visit site at http://www.realdiethelp.com for the most updated version of this post; it looks better, and it shows me an accurate count of views) This side butt workout is designed to strengthen the glute medius and reduce the appearance of hip dips, where there is […]

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