It’s that time of year again. Time to make those resolutions! Personally, I’ve never been a fan of all of that. I’m more of an “improve yourself all year long” kind of girl…
With the body positive/acceptance movement in full force I think we forget just how important taking care of our bodies actually is. Does that mean you need to be skinny? Of course not, but it does mean that you should take pride in your body and health no matter what size you are. Below are some great workout tips from one of my favorite personal trainers and my actual personal trainer, Eric Bartee, as well as a low carb recipe that is sure to be a hit at the dinner table!
I have recently gone low carb and I thought this was going to be difficult, but I’ve come to find that I should have done it years ago! My latest obsession is Danielle Walker. For Christmas I bought myself her book, Danielle Walker’s Against All Grain: Meals Made Simple. I wouldn’t say it’s as easy as “normal” cooking but it sure tastes just as good! This Paleo Chicken Tikka Masala is a staple in my recipe book now…
The hardest thing about working out is finding the time to go to the gym. For most people that’s also the biggest excuse. Well the great news is that you don’t need a gym to get in shape, just your living room. Here is a fantastic circuit to get you started on your road to a healthier you.
Just complete the circuit 3 times and you’re done! Be sure to do it in the order below so that you get the most out of working each muscle group…
Set 1 – 30 seconds
Set 2 – 45 seconds
Set 3 – 60 seconds
Use back of couch or a kitchen table
10 reps each leg
Use front of couch or chair
Use a set of 5 to 8 pound weights
Prone Cobra to Superman