Fasted Cardio: One Month Results + Pros and Cons

It’s been a little over a month since I started implementing fasted cardio into my training routine, so today I thought I’d share my results and experience with you. There are many studies and opinions on fasted cardio and whether or not it is better at promoting fat loss, or making fat loss easier and faster. I talked a little bit about the different theories in my previous post. In the end, sometimes I feel the only way to know if something works is to try it for yourself. So that’s what I did. Continue reading

Working Out at Home: Dumbbell Exercises for Upper Body

Working Out at Home - Upper Body Dumbbell Workout

Let’s Talk: Working Out at Home

Good afternoon, everyone! I can’t believe it’s been more than a week since I wrote my last post. My days have been pretty busy lately, especially with my freelance social media/digital marketing job. (I work for a jewelry retailer so it’s prime sales time with the holidays fast approaching!) I’ve also been busy sticking to my training (and meal) plan, which calls for twice daily workouts four to five days a week (I do fasted cardio in the morning and then a strength & cardio routine in the evening).

This week, however, my trainer is away on a much-needed vacation (he works 12-hour days, seven days a week!). While I’m glad he’s getting some time away—he certainly deserves it!—I’ve been doing so well with my training that I was a little disappointed when I realized I would be on my own for most of the week. Continue reading

It’s Plyometric: Burn Fat Fast with This Do-Anywhere 30-Minute Plyometric Circuit

30-minute Plyometrics Circuit

Happy Workout Wednesday, everyone! Are you planning to work out today? If you have a full-time job, kids, a side project (like a really awesome blog!), and a lengthy to-do list, then finding time to hit the gym may sound impossible.

I’ve had a pretty busy week myself: on top of work, developing my personal business plan, and helping my trainer with his social media marketing, I’m also taking an online course. But I refuse to let my fitness goals fall by the wayside! Luckily, for the past few weeks I’ve been incorporating some plyometric exercises into my weekly workout routine. Continue reading