Women’s Fitness

Staying fit as a woman is hard. What works for men does not always work for women so it is important that we focus on fitness for women. My exercises and workout routines are designed with the special needs of women for women.

 

10 Tips for Marathon Training

marathon training tips

Contributed by Mick Grant, CoachUp running coach Always consult your doctor before beginning any exercise program Have Fun Love your running! Any plan you follow should be … Read more >>>

20-Minute Leg & Ab Tightening Workout Video

  Today's Workout Routine: Reverse Alternating Lunge  10 Reps/ Leg Dumbbell Squat  10 Reps Medicine Ball Russian Twist  10 Reps/ Side Hip Raise  10 Reps Bicycle … Read more >>>

Lat Pullover (Fitness Tip Tuesday)

exercise for the back

Lat Pullover How To: Stand with feet together and core tight. Keeping your arms straight, reach up and grip, over hand, onto the bar. Pull your shoulders down and back. Push down … Read more >>>

Giving Up (Motivation Monday)

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The most common way people give up their power is by thinking they don;t have any.  -Alice Walker Homework: Think about one thing that you tell yourself on a regular basis … Read more >>>

Belly Flattener Workout (Wednesday Workout)

flat-stomach-workout

Weighted Leg Raises - Holding yourself up by your arms, place a stability ball between your feet and lift both legs at the same time. This uses your lower ab muscles. 3 sets of … Read more >>>

Plank Twist (Fitness Tip Tuesday)

core exercises for women

      Plank Twist How To: Balance your feet on a stability ball in a plank postion. Keep your core tight. Bring your knees in and twist as if you are … Read more >>>

Life is 10% What Happens (Motivation Monday)

great motivational quotes

Life is 10% what happens to me and 90% of how I react to it. -Charles Swindall Homework: Post on my Facebook wall an image of you before, during or after a workout :) … Read more >>>

5 Squats You Should Be Doing (Workout Wednesday)

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      Close Squat to Lunge - Keep your feet shoulder-width apart and your arms up at shoulder height. Squat without lifting your heels off the floor. … Read more >>>

Close Squat To Lunge (Fitness Tip Tuesday)

thigh exercises for women

  Close Squat to Lunge How To: Stand with your feet shoulder width apart. Squat down and back up to starting position. Step forward with your left foot into a lunge. … Read more >>>

Success vs Value (Motivation Monday)

famous motivational quotes

Strive not to be a success, but rather to be of value. -Albert Einstein Homework: Every day this week... 1. Write down what time of day you find that you feel like you need a … Read more >>>