Category: challenge

FMS: Not What You May think!

FMS….. I’m sure a lot of different things come to mind seeing those letters grouped together…. Get your head outta the gutter it stands for Functional Movement Screen!!   This test is given by Cathy Epstein, Owner and Head Trainer at Better Bodies RI, to each client in order to ensure each workout is done…

Kettle Bells Kick A$$

As I continue on my never ending health and fitness journey I find there are so many different forms of exercise that I absolutely MUST try at least once. I have already knocked lipping tires off my list, I have boxed, I’ve taught Cardio Dance (AKA Zumba just not certified so can’t call it Zumba),…

Better Bodies: Kick Boxing 101

I’m no stranger to Kick Boxing as I have taught Cardio Kick Boxing and I have wrapped up, put on gloves, and punched my husband in the face ;-). But Kick Boxing at Better Bodies is a whole new ball game. It’s non stop circuits everyone is wearing gloves and everyone gets a chance to…

Flippin Tires & 21 Day Challenge WINNERS

If you read my last post then you know I have been honored with being the Featured Blogger for Better Bodies in Cranston, RI. I have teamed up with them to complete their 21 Day Challenge and get a jump start on my healthiest Summer ever. I have also had the privilege of choosing 3…

BIG Announcement: Better Bodies RI

I am so pleased, honored, excited, shocked to announce that I am the Featured Blogger for Better Bodies RI in Cranston, Rhode Island! Over the course of the next month I will be giving you the “inside scoop” on Cranston’s new and up and coming gym. Better Bodies is honestly like no other gym I…

Clean 12

Happy April 1st! If you live in the North East like me you are hoping and praying that this nice weather we’ve been experiencing is here to stay….. and you’re also noticing that maybe you’ve kept some of that Winter “bulge” on a little longer due to our extend Winter. The hubby and I adore…

April Squat-A-Thon

It’s here….our next Challenge! April is all about the Squat. What is a Squat you ask? Squats are relatively simple compound exercises that develop leg, hip and glute strength and control. Keeping your feet hip-width apart, your toes pointing straight ahead, your knees over your toes and preventing your ankles and knees from rolling in…

The Ab’s Go MARCHing In

Ok so our 30 Day Plank A Day Challenge was a TOTAL SUCCESS!!! So many of you ROCKED it and have actually found a new way to work your core. Since we are already all pumped up with our Core results I figured we would keep the trend going by doing another Core Challenge. It…

Stomach Flu YOU WIN

I’m waving the white flag at this awful stomach flu that has taken a hold of my house since very early Tuesday morning. This little virus is one tough cookie and has been raving my family for days. I’m hoping that we are starting to come over to the well side now but it will…

GGH Blizzard Boot Camp

If you are in the North East then you are going to be experiencing The Blizzard of ’13 AKA Nemo!! It’s not suggested to drive due to the poor visibility and awful road conditions they are prediciting so why not work out at home?!! I’ve created this quick and easy Boot Camp that can be…

August Goals

Happy August 1st!!! I love the first of the month because it’s a time of renewal. It gives you the oppourtuinity to start fresh or make new goals or try last months goals all over again. For the month of August I’ll be Tweeting with the hash tag #AugustGoals I would love for all of…

Marvelous May

You’ve no doubt heard of Flash Mobs…… and maybe you’ve even heard of Cash Mobs But for my Marvelous (Mahhhhhhhhvelous) May Challenge I’ll be doing a Flashy Healthy Mob! (Insert Jazz Hands and jazzy music here) Flashy Healthy Mob….yea So what does a Flashy Healthy Mob entail you ask? Well it’s super fun and super…

Excuses are Weakness

How many of you don’t like being told that you CAN’T do something? Every time you make an excuse to not take a step in a healthy direction you’re basically telling yourself that you CAN’T do it. Think about it…..”I don’t want to go the gym because I’m tired”, “I don’t feel like cooking or…

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