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October Workout of the Month – Back and Core

October is my favorite month!  Partially because it’s my birthday month, but mostly because the weather starts to get cooler, the leaves start to change, and Fall is truly here!  There’s just something about crunching leaves beneath your feet, the smell of a bonfire wafting through the air, and pretty orange pumpkins displayed on front porches 🙂  It all puts me in a good mood!  You know what else puts me in a good mood??  A good back and core workout!  And that’s exactly what this October Workout of the Month is all about!

This October workout of the month focuses on your entire core - including your abs and your back! No crunches involved and you'll be done within 30 minutes!

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September Workout of the Month – Upper Body

Anyone else LOVE fall?!  I know technically, September is still Summer, but to me, September means Fall!  And that means sweaters and boots, scarves, pumpkins, changing leaves, and sweatshirts and sweatpants (because let’s be honest, that’s usually what I’m wearing!).  Now that it’s the middle of September, it’s time for another workout of the month.  For this one, we’re going to be focusing solely on the upper body – biceps, shoulders, triceps, and back.  So let’s get to it, September’s workout of the month!

This upper body workout targets all of the major muscles including your biceps, triceps, shoulders, and back. Add in the burpees and you've got a calorie blasting workout that will surely pump up your heart rate!

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Must-Have Pieces for Your Perfect Home Gym (without breaking the bank)!

Anyone else have a love/hate relationship with the gym?  I love going to the gym for the variety of equipment. Most of the time though, I hate the gym because I have to get dressed, get in my car, find a locker, work out, possibly talk to someone, or share a piece of equipment, cool off, get back in my car, drive home… you get the point.  Having a home gym resolves all of those issues.  How much easier would it be to simply walk downstairs to your basement and do a complete workout??  I can tell you from experience, much easier!  But Kathleen, you say, a home gym is expensiveeee.  And yes, it definitely can be.  Which is why I’m here to help.  No matter your budget, you can create your own personalized home gym and effectively work out day in and day out.

Hate going to the gym? Create your own home gym! It doesn't have to be fancy and expensive, in fact you just need a few "must-have" items! And I promise they won't break the bank!

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August Workout of the Month – Lower Body

It’s the middle of August!!  And even though it’s still Summer (and I hate to wish away any time), I have to say I’m super pumped for Fall!  With it being a few weeks into August, it’s time for our workout of the month.  Like we talked about before, each workout is going to be targeted for a specific part of your body.  For this August workout of the month, we’re going to focus on your lower body.  Think squats, squats and more squats 🙂

This August workout of the month focuses entirely on your lower body, covering all parts of your thighs, hamstrings, butt and calves. It'll get your heart rate jumping and your legs burning!

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6 Reasons Why I Love My Fitbit and You Will Too!

The health and fitness industry is chock full of gadgets and gizmos that can do a plethora of things.  Take fitness trackers for example, how many different varieties are out there and how many different options do they come with? Too many for me to list here that’s for sure.  So what’s the big deal with them?  And how do I know which one to pick?  It can be hard to determine when there are so many choices, but there is one that I truly believe is worth your time and investment – the Fitbit!

There are so many different fitness trackers out there, but the Fitbit is truly one of a kind. There are a ton of different options to pick from and each one comes with amazing features! Find out why I love my Fitbit and you will too!

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