Kick your stress and your belly fat AWAY!

Posted by on August 2, 2014 at 7:16 pm

  Here’s a fun workout from our buddy Dani Woodrum – kickboxing and fat loss expert.  Nothing beats a great kickboxing or boxing workout for smashing both stress AND calories! Dani’s workouts are based on density training principles so that you’ll not only train efficiently with short, intense workouts under 30 minutes you’ll always be […]

Forward Head Posture – A Pain in the Neck!

Posted by on July 31, 2014 at 12:05 am

One of the most common muscle problems I see with men and women alike, is SUPER tight neck muscles.  Shoulders and neck muscles are like tightly banded cords, leading to headaches, shoulder pain, pins and needles in the arms and other uncomfortable symptoms. In most people this has to do with modern lifestyles and activities […]

Foam rolling for Hip and knee pain

Posted by on July 7, 2014 at 2:00 am

From Lisa Bullock We received a question from Carla requesting a little more information about foam rolling for sore knees and asking how she could strengthen her legs to relieve knee pain.  If you missed my email about training with knee pain, check it out HERE. I’m going to make a generalisation here.  In the […]

3 best butt exercises of all time (NO squats)

Posted by on July 3, 2014 at 7:57 pm

Guest Post 3 Best Butt Exercises of All Time By Kate Vidulich Yeah, you do squats. But aren’t you ready to mix it up a bit? Of course you are. 😉 Here’s the thing… You don’t need to spend half an hour on the abductor/adductor machines at the gym. Or even do a million squats […]

Q & A – Cardio alternatives with knee injuries

Posted by on June 30, 2014 at 1:00 am

From Lisa Bullock Jennifer wrote in desperation to Shawna and I looking for high intensity cardio options  she could use with a very limiting knee injury.  She said:   “I have little cartilage on the outer side of my left knee and bone spurs. My knee issues have flared up hugely and now am trying […]

Pilates Waist Slimming Workout

Posted by on June 13, 2014 at 2:00 am

Guest Post:  Sylvia Favela If there’s one really noticeable, common element to all of those women who practise Pilates – it would be their sleek, sexy physique.  Just look at today’s top celebrities and you’ll be sure to find that their weekly routine includes Pilates! When practising Pilates you need to keep in mind that […]

Leg Strength for Beginners

Posted by on June 2, 2014 at 2:00 am

We’ve had quite a few questions lately about strengthening legs for beginners.  Several readers have explained that they’re carrying extra weight and are really feeling it in their knees when they squat or try to lunge. One of our readers, Paris, asked how she could strengthen her legs when she just feels wobbly and a […]

Anyone can do these “sprints”!

Posted by on May 15, 2014 at 9:15 am

When you combine the power of sprints and bodyweight exercises you can absolutely SMASH  the calories. Sprinting is in fact the number one BEST WAY to burn fat.  On the planet. Period! Now before you turn up your nose and say “I hate running!” and to my way of thinking – that’s natural.  I hate […]

No Excuses Workout

Posted by on May 7, 2014 at 12:01 pm

Shawna K doesn’t use age as an excuse for belly fat. Here she explains her new M2A method of training. Increase lean muscle tone to increase resting metabolic rate and do short intense workouts that create after burn. Here’s a sample workout: Do 30 seconds of work with a 5 second transition.  Use the modifications […]

Burn 1000 calories in one workout? (article)

Posted by on April 18, 2014 at 2:00 am

I love a good rant and I can always rely on Kate Vidulich to deliver a GREAT rant!  I was one of those guilty Bootcamp Instructors who called  my 20-10 intervals “tabatas”, but after reading a rant from Kate a few months ago, I quickly changed my tune (just in case she caught me – […]