The Super Hundred Rep Circuit

I guess I have a thing about the number 100 haha!  It may have started years ago when I started doing Pilates (and the exercise called "the hundred").  Someday I'll ask a shrink about my mild obsession. For this circuit, you can pick any 4 exercises you like (make sure the are not too similar or over using the same muscles unless you have a specific reason to).  Perform each exercise for 25 reps taking minimal breaks in between unless you are loosing good form, in which case you should listen to your body and keep your technique top of mind. When I do it, I complete the circuit 4 times so I get 100 reps of each exercise.  See how many times you can complete your circuit with the ultimate goal being 4 times!  Let me know how you...

Quick & Fun Agility Cardio Drills with Cones (or markers)

It was Super Bowl weekend, so I decided to add some fun agility drills to my classes and even my own workout.  Here's a quick snapshot of some easy drills you can add to any workout.  Perform them as timed intervals or for reps.  You can't go wrong either way.  If you don't have cones, you can use anything handy for markers like 2 dumbbells or water bottles, rocks, etc.  These moves only require a modest amount of space. Click and enjoy the fat...

Burpee Variations for FUN!

You know I love me some Burpees!  When I started teaching boot camps years ago, I started doing Burpees.   Since I had to give up running a while back due to a hip injury, I wanted to find a way to really torch calories and tone my body in the fastest way possible.  Enter the pound for pound, best total body move - the Burpee.  If you don't find them fun, because you are a sane person, maybe spicing them up with some other moves will make them more interesting to you.  The good news is, just a minute or two of them per workout is plenty!  Sometimes I just do Tabata Burpees and I'm done in 4 minutes.  Check out these...