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How to Sculpt Sexy Legs and a Tight Tush

How to Sculpt Sexy Legs and a Tight Tush
Doing lower body training is tough but highly worth every bit of energy used to blast through a tough lower body workout. To get lean legs and behind takes motivation, dedication and determination to achieve the results you desire. 

Who wants to jiggle in their swimsuit as they walk along the beach or pool, I sure don’t! For starters, plan on training Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays to get your legs and glutes in shape faster, you can alternate lower body training days each new week as well if you'd like.  Working legs take a lot of energy to push through a good, hard workout, the energy used is that of your brown fat. When you dig deep for added strength while doing that last rep, your body will go for deep stored fat much like it does with doing HIIT (High-Intensity Interval Training). Doing so burns more calories during and after you train.

Is Your Breakfast Sabotaging Your Diet?

Is Your Breakfast Sabotaging Your Diet?
Are you eating a breakfast of champions each morning? Many of my clients begin their coaching thinking they're healthy eaters, and for the most part they are. However, when I ask what their typical breakfast consist of, it’s common to hear, “I have oatmeal, orange juice, and toast for breakfast.”
Little do they know that eating a high carbohydrate breakfast with little to no fat or protein actually is not a healthy breakfast—it’s a simple carb loaded breakfast, which spikes insulin and causes weight gain. They're correct that each food group is healthy, but coupled together without protein isn't as healthy as they may think.

5 Tips to Get Back on Track with Your Fitness Goals

 5 Tips to Get Back on Track with Your Fitness Goals
"Ability is what you're capable of doing. Motivation determines what you do. Attitude determines how well you do it."  ~Lou Holtz
Getting back on track with your fitness and weight loss goals after a festive holiday of overeating with family and friends can be overwhelming. If you tend to eat too much, no worries, you can regroup and shed any extra water weight gained in just a few days.
Typically at social gatherings, there are plenty of high-calorie foods and desserts to tempt and tantalize your taste buds. Often self-discipline seems to go out the window the moment you step through the door.