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best ab and low back exercises

When people tweak their low back from picking up something, or twisting, it’s usually caused by weak abs and a weak low back. This 15- minute, follow-along workout, includes exercises that are performed for 30-seconds at a time to strengthen the entire core. I’ve also included stretches and mobility exercises, interspersed throughout. Let me know […]

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Stress Relief Fun Workout

  Life is stressful, so I created this quick, eight-minute easy workout to make you feel good, loved, and happy.

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Why I started weightlifting

I started weightlifting over 10 years ago after I was diagnosed with Type-1 diabetes to lower my blood 🩸 sugar, gain muscle, and improve my overall health. Watch this short video to find out what I learned. Whatever your current health status is, don’t do nothing! If you ignore your health, you can get sicker, […]

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10-minute inner & outer thigh workout

This exercise will challenge your balance and your core, while strengthening your glutes and thighs.

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20-minute lower body workout

This workout targets your quads, glutes (your butt), hamstrings and calves. All you need is a chair and a mat, but if you have a booty band, a soft yoga block, and a 5-8 pound kettle bell or dumbbell, you will burn more calories and get more strength gains. I’ve included variations from beginner to […]

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stretches that don’t hurt: 22-minute strength & stretch workout

Instead of static stretches, which can be painful and boring, these are dynamic stretches, where you go in and out of the stretch (no holding). You never want to stretch a cold muscle, so I’ve incorporated strength exercises, and you’ll burn more calories, and will gain more mobility.  

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20 minute chest & back workout with weights for those with cranky shoulders

All you need for this workout is a pair of dumbbells, but if you have several pairs of dumbbells, a Swiss ball, yoga blocks (if you are advanced at push-ups), grab those too. People who have never lifted, to bodybuilders, can do this workout, just choose weights that fit your current strength level, follow along, […]

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how to socialize/exercise safely during COVID-19

By looking at social media posts, it appears that most people are not following safety guidelines to prevent the spread of Coronavirus. In this video, I explain the three best steps to take to socialize safely at this dangerous time.

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barre 10-minute workout with a chair

This 10 minute lower body workout includes 3 minutes of stretching at the end, and is designed for people of all levels (and is great for seniors).

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Instead of biceps curls, do this

For bigger biceps, you can do these exercises in addition, or, instead of curls. I do a combination of pull-ups, chin-ups, lat pull-downs, and rows, twice a week to grow my biceps and back. These exercises burn more calories than biceps curls because you’re using more muscle groups.

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