Health Tips · Lifestyle · Workouts

Workout Routine Roulette

I find it incredibly important to switch up your workouts. Not just, “What do I want to work on today?” but different routines! It makes it easier to follow through when you don’t know what’s coming next and so it doesn’t become monotonous.

For the longest time I’d do random YouTube videos over and over and over… Eventually I found myself thinking about the one move I HATE the most (Burpees -_-) and ended up not having the motivation to even START the workout because I was dreading ONE 45 second move in a long list of workouts..

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That’s when I realized I needed to do the “Workout Routine Roulette”, where I change it up constantly. I have my own routine, some YouTube videos (that I have memorized :p), Way of Gray workouts and more!

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I haven’t worked out for awhile because I forgot about my WRR – So I decided to get up and try Way of Gray again today for the first time in awhile. And I feel AMAZING. I mixed it up by doing some of my moves and some of hers which left me feeling reinvigorated and re-motivated!

Stuck in a workout rut? Switch it up, try something new, buy new workout clothes – Whatever it takes to help you get that motivation back and eventually it’s not even a “need motivation” thing, it literally becomes a habit.

xoxox

Lifestyle · Workouts

Favorite Leg Workout

I absolutely love YouTube workouts – They keep me on track (Without quitting early), they’re easy to follow along with and allow me to mix it up whenever I want try do something different.

I’ve got many workout playlists that showcase all of my favorites. I do have to share my favorite Leg Workout video though – As I did it today for the first time in awhile and I forgot how much I love it! It feels great and always gives me amazing results.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VusCUj61wDA&list=PLTvUbZuZSM4NxlTCpCTxbpPZeAJpvRMar&index=1

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I love all of the XHIT Daily’s videos but highly recommend this one specifically to anyone looking to tone their legs and tighten their butt! 😉 It really works so well!

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xoxo

Happy Leg Day!

Health Tips · Lifestyle · Workouts

For The “New Year, New You”

It’s that time of year again – Where resolutions are made and promises are intended to be kept. Find a career? Find a partner? Stop drinking so much? Lose weight? We know how that goes the majority of the time – Like it being a brand new year will magically give someone the motivation and energy they need to accomplish this goal. There are so many memes and jokes surrounding that resolution in particular.

But the more I think about it the more I realize what the issue is. I’m sure it’s completely overwhelming not knowing where to start or what to do – Everywhere you look it’s WORKOUT. WORKOUT. WORKOUT. You’ll get rock-hard abs! But that isn’t true, abs are made in the kitchen. You need to eat whole foods and lots of it, without it you’d have little to no results and that would be very demoralizing to ANYONE.

If I had any advice to give to anyone struggling with this or TRULY wanting to lose weight or even just be the healthiest version of themselves – It would be to do some research first. Eat whole foods – Meats, veggies, fruits. Non-processed foods.

I eat strictly Paleo and although it isn’t for everyone it has done absolute wonders for me – Before AND After having a baby! I even do YouTube workouts and they have always worked great for me! Don’t give up on your resolutions – If you truly want something, GO GET IT.

DO YOUR RESEARCH

xoxo

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Workouts

Frog Crunches

I just discovered these workouts today and I LOVE them! It feels sooo good on the abs – Definitely going to keep these a regular part of my routine!

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You extend your legs, while they’re in the air, and when you pull in for the crunch you get into the “frog legs” position while lifting your shoulders off the ground and have your elbows meet your knees.

Workouts

Donkey Kicks

These workouts are so good for toning and strengthening your glutes as well as your core! This is probably one of my favorites as it puts a burn in your legs, butt and upper abdominals! It is actually proven to be more effective than squats!

Try them out! You’ll love it! Just make sure to engage your core and get your leg up as high as you can in the air!